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  1. Iditarod mushers begin nearly 1,000-mile race across AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 6 | Denver Post

    The winner is expected in the old Gold Rush town of Nome, on the Bering Sea coast, in about eight days Dee Dee Jonrowe, of Willow, mushes during the ceremonial start of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Anchorage, Alaska, Saturday, March 4, 2017. Iditarod rookie Laura Neese of McMillan, Mich., greets the crowd as she mushes through downtown during the ceremonial start of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Anchorage, Alaska, Saturday, March 4, 2017.


  2. 12 designer-picked sofas for every budget, and people with pets and kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | Denver Post

    Buying a sofa requires a strong knowledge of self, says Amy Rutherford, owner of furniture and home store Red Barn Mercantile in Alexandria, Va. "The first question I ask people is 'Where is it going?' Then, 'How do you use your space? What's your lifestyle like?' " If you like entertaining, you might go for a traditional shape, with rolled arms.


  3. How Trump's immigration order could hurt the U.S. economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2017 | Denver Post

    President Donald Trump's executive order suspending immigration from seven majority-Muslim countries could slow the U.S. economy by hampering two of the nation's top export industries: tourism and higher education. Trump's immigration order followed his order to build a wall along the border with Mexico and his vow to rip up NAFTA.


  4. It turns out Jared Kushner and Sean Spicer are also registered to vote in two statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Denver Post

    Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and one of his closest White House advisers, is registered to vote in both New Jersey and New York, while White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer is on the rolls both in Virginia and his home state of Rhode Island, according to elections officials and voting registration records. Their dual registrations offer two more high-profile examples of how common it is for voters to be on the rolls in multiple states - something Trump has claimed is evidence of voter fraud.


  5. Home decor favorites in Pantone's Color of the Year, GreeneryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Denver Post

    Pantone selected its 2017 Color of the Year, Greenery, based on research that shows everyone just wants a big, deep breath of air. "We don't all have access to the green forest, but we do have access to things we can bring into our home environment," says Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute, which advises companies on color and forecasts trends.


  6. A different take on decorating for the holidays, from the former florist in chief at the White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2016 | Denver Post

    During the six holiday seasons florist Laura Dowling devoted to staging magical White House displays, it never looked a lot like Christmas in her own home. There just wasn't time.


  7. To catch alleged gang members, feds flew plane full of fake cocaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2016 | Denver Post

    As the small plane landed at the Stafford, Virginia, members of the Washington, D.C.-area street gang had just arrived, federal authorities said. They watched as purported cocaine was unloaded, divvied up into two duffel bags and handed to people they thought were runners for a New Jersey drug ring.


  8. Proposed Topgolf in the rough with its Thornton neighborsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | Denver Post

    A group of neighbors near the proposed Topgolf in Thornton is preparing for battle - and not over who can hit the most targets with a golf ball. Concerns about noise and light spilling over from the golf entertainment complex, proposed for 14.4 acres between Interstate 25, 136th Avenue and Thorncreek Golf Course, have led residents of the nearby neighborhoods to organize in hopes of stopping a development that Thornton could give $3.75 million in tax incentives.


  9. Lochte finishes 2nd in 400 IM heats at U.S. Olympic trialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2016 | Denver Post

    Kalisz out-touched defending Olympic champion Ryan Lochte in their heat on opening day of the eight-day meet. Kalisz finished in 4 minutes, 11.86 seconds.


  10. Designer outstanding in his field reaps inspiration from silo in creating home for coupleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | Denver Post

    As the owner and operator of Port City Brewing Company, Bill Butcher is certainly familiar with silos, since he uses one at his business in Alexandria, Va. But when his designer pitched the concept of a silo as a major component of a vacation dream home he was designing for Butcher and his wife, Karen, the couple said not so fast.


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