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  1. Review: Beets Brings World War II Home to ColoradoRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Denver Westword

    My mother grew up in what is now Slovakia, and she used to tell a story about one of the Russian prisoners who'd been sent to work on her family's farm during World War I, when she was still a little girl. It seemed their bull had escaped, and when she wandered unsuspecting into the field, it charged her.

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  2. Reader: Katsu Ramen Crowds Make Miso Ho NiRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Denver Westword

    The Denver ramen scene has been heating up, with high-profile noodle-house openings late last year, and more to come soon. But in Aurora, a deep demand for Japanese noodle bowls has apparently been bubbling beneath the surface, because when Katsu Ramen opened Monday at the corner of Havana Street and Jewell Avenue, Aurorans showed up in force -- such force that the place ran out of broth, a reader reports.

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  3. Katsu Ramen Opens to an Aurora Crowd Hungry for NoodlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Denver Westword

    The Denver ramen scene has been heating up over the past couple of years, with high-profile noodle-house openings and anticipation over others. But in Aurora, the demand for Japanese noodle bowls has been bubbling beneath the surface, with few options despite the vast array of ethnic eateries in the sprawling city.

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  4. Anthony Meoli Says He Bought Aurora Theater Shooting Pellet for $1,650 to Help Carli RichardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Denver Westword

    Earlier today, we told you that the birdshot pellet put up for sale by Aurora theater shooting survivor Carli Richards sold for the asking price of $1,650 . Westword has since spoken with the man who bought it, Georgia-based forensic consultant Anthony Meoli.

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  5. James Holmes Trial: Previewing the Start of Jury SelectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Denver Westword

    Jury selection in the trial of Aurora theater shooter James Holmes is scheduled to start the afternoon of Tuesday, January 20, when the first 250 of 9,000 summoned prospective jurors will report to the courthouse. Out of those 9,000, 24 people -- twelve jurors and twelve alternates -- will be chosen.

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  6. Ostell Miles, Ex-NFL Player, Allegedly Posed as a Tow Truck Driver to Steal People's CarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Denver Westword

    If the folks at the Denver District Attorney's Office are right, Ostell Miles is a schmuck -- a schmuck who used to play in the National Football League. Miles, a onetime running back for the Cincinnati Bengals, is among three people accused of responding to at least ten people whose cars had broken down not by towing their rides to a repair shop, but by stealing them.

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  7. Fast-N-Friendly Officer-Involved Shooting: Cops Kill Robbery SuspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Denver Westword

    Last night at about 10:30 p.m., a robbery went down at Fast-N-Friendly, a gas station and store in Aurora. Within minutes, police tracked down a suspect, and when he allegedly brandished a weapon, they shot him dead.

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  8. Recreational Marijuana Dispensary Review: Terrapin Care Station in AuroraRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | Denver Westword

    The first time we visited Terrapin Care Station years ago, I remember that my bartender was barefoot and posters of Widespread Panic and the Grateful Dead adorned the walls of the otherwise ramshackle little place they had in South Boulder. It didn't deter us, though, because at the time, the shop was selling some very good organic ground cannabis at extremely low prices.

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  9. Brewing Beer, Bagging a Fourteener, Hitting the Comedy Stage Make This 2015 Bucket ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Denver Westword

    Editor's note: It's time to put 2014 into the history books and look forward to 2015 -- but not before one last bash to kick off the transition in style, something you can plan with our New Year's Eve Guide listings . Do you have even bigger plans for the coming twelve months? Now's the time to start thinking about them.

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  10. Crowdfunding Sagas: Refugee Soccer Team's Triumph, Historian's PleaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Denver Westword

    In the throes of the holiday season, even Tiny Tim's charitable instincts can be severely tested by all the industrial-strength appeals to give, give, give. So it's encouraging to report that some very local, decidedly grassroots campaigns on behalf of quixotic projects -- call 'em labors of love -- seem to be finding traction in the slippery world of crowdfunding.

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  11. caro Editores Salon Spotlights Independent Latino Authors SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Denver Westword

    "People sometimes write books and don't know what to do with them," says Arturo Garcia, editor at A caro Editores, a small press. "It's a dream to see their work published.

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  12. Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome and Other Impacts of Colorado Pot LegalizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Denver Westword

    The Journal of the American Medical Association has published a report penned by three emergency room physicians at the University of Colorado hospital in Aurora about the health-related fallout from marijuana legalization in the state. And while there are some positives to be found in the material, most of the focus is on negative impacts, including an increase in a condition referred to as cyclic vomiting syndrome.

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  13. Possible Homicide Victim Found During Aurora Schools' Student WalkoutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Denver Westword

    The body found in a Xenia Street alley late Thursday night wasn't the only grisly discovery in the metro area late last week. A dead woman was spotted along North Chambers Road in Aurora on Friday morning, with local law enforcers initially expressing exasperation that the incident came to their attention amid large-scale walkouts at Aurora schools related to continuing protests over a Ferguson, MIssouri grand jury's no-indictment decision in the Michael Brown case .

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  14. 10 Best Signs on West ColfaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Denver Westword

    Colfax Avenue's sordid and fascinating history provides a road map for the evolution of the metro area. The longest uninterrupted main street in the United States, Colfax coasts from Aurora to Golden with chunks of Denver and Lakewood in between, providing an excellent cross-section of Colorado commerce, culture and community.

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  15. Photos: Bhutan Refugees Chronicle Their Journey to ColoradoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Denver Westword

    A photography exhibit opening this weekend offers rare glimpses of an arduous journey: The long road taken by displaced people from Bhutan, many of whom have spent years in refugee camps awaiting resettlement opportunities, to strange new worlds -- like Aurora, Colorado. The images were taken by young refugees themselves, with cameras handed out in a resettlement camp in eastern Nepal by the Denver-based Picture Me Here project.

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  16. Micklina Peter Kenyi, a Lost Girl of Sudan, Tells Her Story in Boulder This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Denver Westword

    Almost thirty years ago, Micklina Peter Kenyi was living in South Sudan when war broke out. She spent the next few years fighting to survive with other children who came to be known as the Lost Boys and Girls of Sudan.

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  17. Aurora Pit-Bull-Ban Repeal Loses Big, But Pit Lovers Vow to Fight OnRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Denver Westword

    In addition to statewide contests , Election Day 2014 saw plenty of local initiatives on ballots, with one of the most interesting being Aurora's Proposition 2D, which would have repealed the city's longstanding prohibition on pit bulls. In the end, the measure lost handily, meaning the ban will continue -- but 2D proponents insist they've only begun to fight.

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  18. East Asia Garden Closes on Broadway -- Will Reopen in Cherry Creek With New NameRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Denver Westword

    It's been a tough month for the town's top Chinese restaurants. Chef Liu's Kitchen , named Best Chinese Restaurant in the Best of Denver 2014, closed abruptly in Aurora; it will be replaced by a pho restaurant.

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  19. Chatfield Reservoir Lawsuit Claims Environmental Damage From ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Denver Westword

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is bullish on the idea of increasing water storage at Chatfield Reservoir, plunging ahead with a reallocation project that its planners believe will help meet future water needs across the metro area without diverting more supplies from the Western Slope. But a lawsuit filed this week by the Audubon Society of Greater Denver claims that the project will not only have a devastating impact on wildlife and recreation at Chatfield State Park but will fail to reliably provide additional water -- and that many of the water providers who initially backed the scheme have since dropped out.

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  20. Marijuana: First of Aurora's 21 Rec Dispensaries Set to Open Next Week, More to FollowRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Denver Westword

    It was all over the news when Aurora decided to allow recreational dispensaries within city limits -- but October 1, the date when those dispensaries could theoretically open doors, came and went without a puff of smoke. So what's the status with these 21 new recreational dispensaries? Here's what we could find out: Aurora residents can expect to purchase their first recreational cannabis without having to drive to Denver at Euflora, 6260 South Gun Club Road in Aurora.

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