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Denver: Capital city of the state of Colorado, United States; consolidated city and county
Denver, officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado. Denver is located in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. The Denver downtown district is immediately east of the confluence of Cherry Creek with the South Platte River, approximately 12 mi (19 km) east of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Denver is named after James W. Denver, a governor of the Kansas Territory. It is nicknamed the Mile High City because its official elevation is exactly one mile above sea level. The 105th meridian west of Greenwich, the longitudinal reference for the Mountain Time Zone, passes directly through Denver Union Station.

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Woman files lawsuit after giving birth alone in Denver jail cell

Diana Sanchez claims that deputies and nurses ignored her please for help during about five hours of labor while incarcerated
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Woman who gave birth alone in a jail cell files lawsuit

Surveillance video shows a woman giving birth alone in a jail cell last year. Now she's suing the city of Denver. The video shows her writhing in pain for hours, before delivering her baby.
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Videos for Denver

Colorado canines get a day at the water park [Video]Colorado canines get a day at the water park

Water World in Denver, Colorado, let it's giant wave pool "go to the dogs" on Saturday as a fundraiser for a local animal shelter and to let the pups cool off. Priscilla Huff reporting

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Woman sues after giving birth alone in jail cell [Video]Woman sues after giving birth alone in jail cell

Surveillance video shows the graphic moment when Diana Sanchez gives birth alone in a Denver county jail in July 2018 and she wasn't taken to a hospital until 30 minutes after she gives birth to her..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:10Published

Woman sues Denver alleging she gave birth alone in jail cell [Video]Woman sues Denver alleging she gave birth alone in jail cell

A woman is suing the city of Denver in Colorado claiming she gave birth alone in a jail cell and received no medical assistance. After five hours in labour Diana Sanchez gave birth to a baby boy.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:50Published

Why Some Colorado Teachers Are Asking For Kitty Litter And Tourniquets As School Supplies [Video]Why Some Colorado Teachers Are Asking For Kitty Litter And Tourniquets As School Supplies

A school district in Denver, Colorado, has started adding large buckets and kitty litter to teacher's supply lists. Unfortunately, Business Insider reports it's not to launch a curriculum unit about..

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Flying mattresses surprise swimmers [Video]Flying mattresses surprise swimmers

Mandatory credit: Robb Manes. Robb Manes filmed mattresses flying down parkland in Denver, Colorado, USA. The incident happened at around 4pm on Saturday 17 August. Onlookers said the mattresses has..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:46Published

Strong winds blow dozens of air mattresses through US park [Video]Strong winds blow dozens of air mattresses through US park

Dozens of air mattresses cartwheeled their way across a park in the US city of Denver after strong winds whipped through the neighbourhood.

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Mattress mayhem as strong winds disrupt open-air cinema event [Video]Mattress mayhem as strong winds disrupt open-air cinema event

Dozens of mattresses set up for an event called 'The Bed Cinema' get blown across a park in Denver.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:57Published

One dead in Kentucky gas explosion [Video]One dead in Kentucky gas explosion

One person was killed after a gas line exploded in rural Kentucky, Don Gilliam with Lincoln County Emergency Management said on Thursday. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:16Published

Remains of missing CO girl found 34 years later [Video]Remains of missing CO girl found 34 years later

The bones of missing 12-year-old Jonelle Matthews, whose disappearance more than three decades ago prompted an appeal by President Ronald Reagan, were found in Colorado this week. Colette Luke has..

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Colorado woman fights off mother bear with baseball bat

A couple in Colorado was forced to fight off a mother bear with their bare hands and a baseball bat after the animal broke into their house with her cub. CBS Denver's Matt Kroschel reports.
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Former custodian returns to school as the principal

A Colorado educator who began his career as a custodian, is back in school this week, this time as the principal. Michael Atkins started his first semester as principal of Denver’s Stedman Elementary..
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The hotel package of your dreams is here: Petting puppies while sipping prosecco

The hotel package of your dreams is here: the Kimpton Hotel Monaco in Denver will offer a "puppies and prosecco" package in honor of National Dog Day.
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Colorado police say remains found of girl missing since 1984

The remains of Jonelle Matthews, a 12-year-old girl who disappeared in 1984, have been found by construction workers in Colorado, police said. One of her childhood friends spoke to CBS Denver.
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New York State first to ban cat declawing

It's also prohibited in most of Europe, Canada and some U.S. cities — including Denver, Los Angeles and San Francisco.
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10 Cheap Labor Day weekend getaways: Chicago, Denver, Vancouver, St. Lucia and more

We have one more summer holiday weekend ahead of us. Do know where you're going to spend Labor Day? SmarterTravel.com has ideas, from islands to urban.
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To solve 'goose poop' problem, Denver plans to kill the birds and use the meat to feed needy families

The city of Denver plans to catch and kill thousands of Canada geese and donate the meat to charitable organizations.
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Denver hatches controversial plan to kill Canada geese, meat will feed families in need

The city of Denver plans to catch and kill thousands of Canada geese and donate the meat to charitable organizations.  
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Beth Chapman to be memorialized in Denver, 'Dog the Bounty Hunter' star Duane Chapman announces

A day after Beth Chapman's Hawaii memorial service, a second date to honor the late "Dog the Bounty Hunter" star has been announced.
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Another American died in the Dominican Republic, the fourth this month

Khalid Adkins of Denver died on Tuesday in the Dominican Republic, according to the State Department
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Frontier Airlines growing again: 9 new nonstop routes, including Las Vegas flights, $29 intro fares

The Denver-based discount airline is expanding heavily in Las Vegas, with new flights from Los Angeles, Phoenix, Portland and other cities.
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Denver man accused of wife's murder can use her life insurance to pay for defense

A Denver man accused of killing his wife can use more than $500,000 received from her life insurance policy to pay for the lawyers defending him against the murder charge, Colorado’s highest court..
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United Airlines flight skids off runway at Newark Airport

A United Airlines flight skidded off the runway Saturday afternoon at Newark Airport in New Jersey. The plane was arriving from Denver and got stuck in a grassy area near the tarmac after landing.
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DNA leads Colorado police to arrest of murder suspect in 32-year-old cold case

Authorities who used a DNA sample to create an image of the possible suspect in a 32-year-old murder case have arrested a suburban Denver man in the strangulation murder of a young soldier at Fort..
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Officials consider demolishing Columbine High School

Officials in Littleton, Colorado, are considering tearing down and rebuilding Columbine High School at a new location to thwart a growing number of people with a "morbid fascination" visiting the..
CBS News - Published

Oakland City Council looks to decriminalize 'magic mushrooms' after Denver vote

The Oakland City Council will vote June 4, possibly setting a psilocybin ruling precedent that activists feel could echo nationwide.
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Thief steals over $42,000 worth of comics from comic book store

Police are on the hunt for this burglar who stole over $42,000 worth of comics from a comic book store in Denver. Buzz60's Mercer Morrison has the story.
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Authorities raid 247 homes in Colorado pot bust

Authorities say they broke up hundreds of black market marijuana growing operations in Colorado that flouted the state's cannabis law by raising tens of thousands of plants in Denver-area homes. (May..
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Killer held in solitary confinement for 35 years dies

Thomas Silverstein, who was held in solitary confinement for 35 years, was admitted to a suburban Denver hospital to undergo surgery and died in intensive care
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Denver cleans up after late season snow storm

A late spring storm dumped heavy, wet snow in Colorado and Wyoming, Tuesday cancelling flights and snapping newly greened up tree limbs. (May 21)
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Surprisingly strong, late-spring winter storm dumps record snow in Colorado

A surprisingly strong, late-spring snowstorm dumped more than a foot of snow around Colorado Springs and up to 6 inches in the Denver metro area.
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Late-May snowstorm dumps on Colorado

A spring snowstorm that swept over the Denver region May 20, 2019 dropped 3 to 6 inches of snow in the metropolitan area and up to a foot or more in the mountains.
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Scenes from 'Rally for our Rights: Take back the Second' in Denver

The firearm debate is playing out in Denver’s suburbs, where a sheriff is facing recall for backing new laws.
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Former Broncos QB Chad Kelly gets another chance with Indianapolis Colts

Nephew of Jim Kelly was released by Denver in October after he was arrested for trespassing inside a women's home at a teammate's party.
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2,000 at service for teen school shooting hero

About 2,000 people filled a large church in suburban Denver to honor a student killed while trying to stop one of two gunmen at his Colorado school. (May 15)
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Griese, Riddick to serve as analysts on ESPN's late opener

ESPN's broadcast crew for the season-opening "Monday Night Football" doubleheader between Denver and Oakland will feature analysts who played for the Broncos and Raiders
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Teen suspects in Colorado school shooting formally charged; case sealed

Two teenagers accused of fatally shooting a classmate and wounding eight others at a Denver-area high school last week were formally charged on Wednesday in a case that the presiding judge has put..
Reuters - Published

Teen charged in Colorado shooting in court

One of two teens charged in the deadly attack on a suburban Denver school has appeared in court after being charged with multiple counts of murder, theft and arson in the attack. (May 15)
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Hero of Colorado school shooting: 'Adrenaline and tunnel vision are a crazy thing'

Both suspects in a suburban Denver school shooting are due back in court Friday as prosecutors file charges in the attack that killed a student and wounded eight others.
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Businesses say China tariffs will push up prices

Business leaders at a trade event in Denver on Tuesday said the Trump Administration's proposed 25% tariffs on a wide range of Chinese goods will mean higher costs that will have to be passed on to..
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Teens accused of deadly Colorado school shooting set to be charged

Two teenagers accused of fatally shooting a classmate and wounding eight others at a Denver-area high school last week are set to return to court on Wednesday for the formal filing of charges.
Reuters - Published

Memorial service Wednesday for teen hero Kendrick Castillo from Denver school shooting

Teen hero Kendrick Castillo, killed during a Colorado school shooting, will be honored Wednesday.
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Threading Denver's magic mushrooms needle: Promising as medicine, risky as recreation

By decriminalizing psilocybin, Denver is a step away from disastrous recreational use. Especially if hallucinogenic shrooms show up in food or coffee.
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McCollum leads Blazers past Nuggets 100-96

CJ McCollum scored 37 points in leading the Portland Trail Blazers into the Western Conference Finals with a 100-96 victory at Denver in Game 7
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Rodney Hood leaves Game 7 with hyperextended left knee

Portland guard/forward Rodney Hood hyperextended his left knee on a screen during the third quarter of Game 7 against Denver
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How Nuggets, Blazers can win Game 7, advance to meet Warriors in Western Conference Finals

Portland's Damian Lillard and Denver's Nikola Jokic meet again in what could be an epic finale. The winner takes on NBA defending champ Golden State.
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Blazers force Game 7 with 119-108 victory over Denver

Damian Lillard had 32 points and the Portland Trail Blazers staved off elimination to force a decisive Game 7 with a 119-108 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Thursday night
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Got magic mushrooms? Denver's fine with it

Also Thursday: Mark Zuckerberg's roommate (and co-founder) calls him "un-American."
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