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6 hrs ago | TheDenverChannel

Aurora Animal Shelter suspends dog adoptions

"...staff is currently working closely with the veterinary community and conducting tests to determine the cause of the contagion.

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Related Topix: Aurora, CO

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Standard Blade

Hiring of new utilities director announced

Curtis Bauers, who has worked as the water systems manager with South Adams County Water and Sanitation District for 11 years, is expected to begin work with the city in mid-August.

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Related Topix: Brighton, CO

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Commerce City Sentinel

State's highest court orders Adams, Denver clerks to not issue same-sex marriage licenses

The quickly evolving legal battle over Colorado's ban on same-sex marriage shifted again late last week as the Colorado Supreme Court ordered two county clerks not to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Denver, CO, Gay/Lesbian, Boulder County, CO

Denver Post

Westminster inks deal to draw energy from community solar gardens

Westminster is joining other communities in providing a way for residents to buy into solar energy without installing solar panels.

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Related Topix: Westminster, CO, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Jefferson County, CO

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Denver Post

Don Quick leads Cynthia Coffman in cash, but outside money coming

THE CANDIDATES: Republican Cynthia Coffman, the top deputy for incumbent John Suthers, is going against Democrat Don Quick, a former Adams County district attorney.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Mike Coffman, Republican, US House of Representatives

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Denver Post

Colorado high court orders Denver to stop approving gay marriages

Anna Simon, left, and Fran Simon and their son Jeremy Simon head back to get their license at the Denver County clerk's office where they began issuing same sex marriage licenses July 10, 2014.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Gay/Lesbian, Denver County, CO

TheDenverChannel

Court orders 2 clerks to stop gay marriages

Colorado's Supreme Court has ordered clerks in Denver and Adams Counties to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian

North Denver Tribune

I-70 plans near completion

A widened, lowered, and partially covered I-70 with bicycle/pedestrian bridges and a Vasquez/Steele Street roundabout is the preferred alternative now being presented to the community and the federal government as the future of the road which bisects Colorado horizontally through North Denver.

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Related Topix: Denver, CO, Commerce City, CO

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Denver Post

YourHub Weekly: Thornton house explosion intentional, plus 8 more stories

Authorities respond to the scene of a house fire following an explosion in Thornton, Colo., Thursday, June 19, 2014.

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Related Topix: Thornton, CO, Explosion, Brighton, CO

Denver Post

Adams County Fair celebrates110th year with new attractions

Harmony Moore knows how many legs a spider has, but she wasn't going for anatomical correctness when she created a multi-colored, 16-legged arachnid out of pipe cleaners during the Adams County 4-H Clover Bud Camp.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Family, Kids, Science

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Fort Lupton Press

Rulings on Colorado's same-sex marriage ban open floodgates to new licenses in some counties

The legal war over same-sex marriage in Colorado saw another decision against the law as it stands Wednesday, July 9, as an Adams County judge ruled the state's ban unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Gay/Lesbian, US Governors, John Hickenlooper, Denver, CO

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Standard Blade

Rulings on Colo. same-sex marriage ban open floodgates to new licenses

The legal war over same-sex marriage in Colorado saw another decision against the law as it stands Wednesday, July 9, as an Adams County judge ruled the state's ban unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: Brighton, CO

Denver Post

Woman falls off back of motorcycle in Adams County; driver flees

A motorcycle driver was arrested over the weekend after his passenger, a woman, fell off the back of a Harley-Davidson and the driver allegedly kept going, leaving the woman in the road.

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Related Topix: Thornton, CO

TheDenverChannel

Pit bull owner due in court after child attacked

ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. - The owner of a pit bull is due in court Tuesday after the dog mauled toddler Sunday evening in Commerce City.

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Related Topix: Commerce City, CO

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Denver Post

Legalization complicates police marijuana investigations in Colorado

They were in areas where commercial cultivation operations are common. They had wireless security cameras, build-out plans drawn up by an architecture firm and contracts with a carbon-dioxide supplier.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Denver, CO

Advocate

Colo. Counties Can Keep Issuing Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

A Colorado judge has refused to order Denver officials to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, less than a week after Denver and Pueblo counties began doing so, despite the state constitution's ban on same-sex marriage.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Pueblo County, CO, Gay/Lesbian, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

Denver Post

Suthers asks Supreme Court to stop clerks from issuing licenses to gay couples

Anna Simon and Fran Simon share a kiss as son Jeremy stands in the middle, at the counter to get their license at the Denver County clerk's office.

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Related Topix: Denver County, CO, Colorado, US News, US Supreme Court, Gay/Lesbian

The Commerce City Sentinel

County receives $600K grant to close South Platte River Trail gap

A two-mile gap in the South Platte River Trail through Adams County presently forces users onto the narrow shoulders of 104th Avenue and Brighton Road, with speed limits of 50 and 45 miles per hour respectively-a dangerous route that discourages families and youth from using the entire trail.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Denver Post

Toddler mauled by pit bull in Commerce City

A 19-month-old boy, traveling with a group of transients, was mauled by a pit bull dog in Commerce City on Sunday night, police said.

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Related Topix: Commerce City, CO

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Gazette

Westminster to buy solar power from SunShare

The City of Westminster has agreed to buy 254 kilowatts from community solar arrays SunShare plans to begin building in September in Adams and Jefferson counties.

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Related Topix: Westminster, CO, Energy, Solar Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England, Jefferson County, CO

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