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  1. Jeffco jury convicts man of prostituting 14-year-old over 2 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Denver Post

    Robert Felix Gonzales, 40, of Broomfield, met the teen in 2011 through a foster home placement and began sexually assaulting her, the 1st Judicial District Attorney's Office said in a news release Friday. Gonzales then groomed the girl to believe she was in love with him.

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  2. Colorado rose expert Joan Franson dies at 82Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Denver Post

    Joan Franson in February at her Arvada home, where she created her award-winning flower arrangements. Joan Franson, the rose expert and dedicated volunteer whose friends called her "the Energizer bunny of Colorado," died Friday after a stroke a few days before.

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  3. Much at stake in pair of tough Jeffco state Senate contestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Denver Post

    Heavily outspent by their Democratic rivals and seen by many as too conservative for politically balanced Jefferson County, Republicans Tony Sanchez and Laura Woods are undeterred in their quest to take over two critical state Senate seats in November. Woods, who is running for Senate District 19 in Arvada and Westminster, said "only the left-wing insiders are complaining about my conservative/pro-liberty approach to government - the very same folks who are the reason our state government is so out of control."

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  4. Jefferson County unveils new regional crime laboratoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Denver Post

    A new crime lab serving Jefferson County law enforcement agencies is now in operation and should greatly reduce the wait time on forensic analysis that in the past was sent to a state laboratory. The new lab is at the Jefferson County Sheriff's complex, 200 Jefferson County Parkway, and will serve the sheriff's office and the Lakewood, Arvada, Golden and Wheat Ridge police departments.

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  5. Andrew Wingard of Ralston Valley commits to Wyoming footballRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Denver Post

    Andrew Wingard of Ralston Valley High School is rushing for the touchdown in the 2nd half of the game against Arapahoe High School at NAAC Stadium in Arvada on Nov. 1, 2013. Ralston Valley won 58-28.

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  6. FBI Denver: 3 Colorado teenagers stopped headed to join Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Denver Post

    An image grab taken from a Youtube video released on October 21, 2014, by Aamaq News, purportedly shows an IS militant pointing towards a crate attached to a parachute near the town of Ain al-Arab, on the Syria-Turkey border. Three missing Colorado teenagers were stopped on their way to apparently join Islamic State fighters in the Middle East, the FBI in Denver confirmed on Tuesday.

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  7. Arvada City Council looking to increase water and stormwater feesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Denver Post

    Water rates in Arvada have historically increased almost every year, and 2015 will be no different if City Council approves proposed rate hikes at the Oct. 20 council meeting. This means the average residential customer will see rates increase 2 percent, or $8.52, per year for city water said Jim Sullivan, the city's director of utilities.

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  8. Arvada nonprofit Horse Protection League saves horses, finds them new homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Denver Post

    The stories of how horses end up at Horse Protection League in Arvada are as varied as the animals themselves. Ranger, his body covered in cuts, scars, abscesses and infections from running through barbed wire, was found this spring seeking companionship with four horses on private property.

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  9. Live Blog: Colorado high school football - Week 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Denver Post

    Denver South's Trevonte Tasco breaks away from Golden's Cole Greff for a first down during the first quarter of the game on Oct. 8, 2014 at the North Area Athletic Complex in Arvada.

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  10. Endorsement: Jane Goff, Henry Roman for Colorado State Board of EducationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Denver Post

    Control of the State Board of Education is on the line this November, with crucial issues on the horizon. This election is genuinely important.

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  11. Denver South cruises to win over Golden in 4A Mountain LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Denver Post

    Denver South's Trevonte Tasco breaks away from Golden's Cole Greff for a first down during the first quarter of the game on Oct. 8, 2014 at the North Area Athletic Complex in Arvada. ARVADA - It was one of those nights in Colorado high school football.

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  12. Arvada man keeps trying for record pumpkinRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Denver Post

    In the world of giant pumpkins, the difference between a record-breaking monster and a failed season can rest on something as trivial as a bug bite. That's one of many lessons Arvada resident and pumpkin obsessive Jamie Johnson, 43, has learned over the years as he guns for the state record.

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  13. Arvada man charged with vehicular homicide DUI in death of teenagerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Denver Post

    An Arvada man has been charged with vehicular homicide DUI in a traffic crash that killed a high school senior and seriously injured another teen. David Kenneth Bunn, 54, faces additional felony counts including vehicular homicide reckless and two counts of vehicular assault, according to the Jefferson County District Attorney's Office.

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  14. Colorado Mines coach Bob Stitt builds wins in present, stadium laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Denver Post

    Bob Stitt was standing at the far edge of the football practice field on the Colorado School of Mines campus, hands in his sweat-shirt pocket, staring at a heap of metal. On a recent cool, gray afternoon, the 50-year-old coach of the Orediggers was gazing at the construction site down a steep slope 200 yards away, where tons of steel and concrete are quickly forming what he said will soon become the finest NCAA Division II football facility in the country.

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  15. Escaped Jeffco inmate had "30-minute head start" on authoritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Denver Post

    Authorities in Jefferson County continue to search for an inmate who escaped from the jail's maximum security pod late Sunday. "He had about a 30-minute head start on us," Jacki Kelley, a spokeswoman for the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, said during a Monday morning news conference.

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  16. First inmate to ever escape from Jefferson County jail on the runRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | Denver Post

    Law enforcement officers across the metro area are on the lookout for an inmate who escaped from the Jefferson County Detention Facility Sunday night, authorities say. Travis Sandlin, 32, escaped from the jail's maximum security pod, said Jacki Kelley, spokeswoman for the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department.

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  17. Hilker: Party identity isn't hip anymoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Denver Post

    But I'm perturbed over something else: Virtually no office-seeker is willing to publicize which political party he or she is representing. And it is not just those running for federal or state office.

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  18. Broomfield seeks developer for Civic Center areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Denver Post

    Instead, leaders want to turn the city's existing Civic Center into a downtownlike "gathering space" that would incorporate shops and apartments into a parklike area. Broomfield is seeking a developer for the project, and hopes to receive proposals by Nov. 24. The plan calls for adding shops, apartments, bike and pedestrian trails to the area surrounding city hall, the library and the auditorium and upgrading Community Park pond, according to the request for proposals.

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  19. Arvada man sentenced to 28 years in prison in stabbing of motherRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Denver Post

    Thomas Donovan, 43, was convicted in August of attempted first-degree murder in the attack on Cathleen Williams-Vandiver in June 2011. According to the Jefferson County District Attorney's Office, Arvada police were called to 6098 Balsam Avenue regarding a stabbing.

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  20. Protesting student: It's not our school boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Denver Post

    High school students a protest against a Jefferson County School Board proposal to emphasize patriotism in the teaching of U.S. history, at Ralston Valley High School in Arvada on Sept. 23. The protests over the Colorado school district's proposal to promote patriotism and de-emphasize civil disobedience in American history classes have found their way into the state's marquee midterm election races, injecting a volatile issue two weeks before early voting ballots land in mailboxes across the state.

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