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  1. Police looking for a man suspected of running over Sheridan copRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | Denver Post

    Police are looking for a 24-year-old man suspected of knocking down a Sheridan officer with an open car door as he fled to avoid arrest Sunday morning. The incident began about 8 a.m. when Sheridan police received a report of a suspicious person at a convenience store at 4096 S. Federal Blvd. Police went to the scene, and the suspect, identified as Ismael Rayos, was evasive in answering questions, said Sheridan Police Chief Mark Campbell.

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  2. U.S. Department of Education rejects Colorado opt-out waiver requestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | Denver Post

    Seventh-grader Agustina Valdez takes part in a practice session while preparing for the PARCC tests at Fort Logan Northgate School in Sheridan, Colo., earlier this month. Colorado schools could face financial or other consequences after the U.S. Department of Education rejected the state's request for a waiver to federal education law so it could give a break to districts with large numbers of students opting out of state tests .

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  3. Two Denver Steak 'n Shake buyers say they weren't buyers at allRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Denver Post

    Two businessmen who allegedly were looking to purchase one or both Denver-area Steak 'n Shake restaurants before corporate officials blocked the deal now say in court papers that they balked at a deal because of scant details about the franchise's inner workings. Gerald McDaniel and Joseph Fernandez said in separate affidavits filed in U.S. District Court in Denver that they never had firm plans to purchase the Steak 'n Shakes - one in Centennial and another in Sheridan - even though they met with original owner Thomas Caruso about a potential sale in 2013.

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  4. Past owner: Steak 'n Shake kept him from collecting on sale of storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Denver Post

    The original owner of two Colorado Steak 'n Shake restaurants says in court papers that the popular chain cheated him out of $2 million he was due when it took over the locations. Restaurateur Thomas Caruso says the Indiana-based eatery last year intentionally blocked negotiations for the sale of Steak 'n Shake stores in Centennial and Sheridan by foreclosing on the troubled owners who bought the franchises from Caruso in late 2012, according to documents filed in U.S. District Court in Denver.

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  5. Past owner: Steak 'n Shake kept him from collecting on sale of storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Denver Post

    The original owner of two Colorado Steak 'n Shake restaurants says in court papers that the popular chain cheated him out of $2 million he was due when it took over the locations. Restaurateur Thomas Caruso says the Indiana-based eatery last year intentionally blocked negotiations for the sale of Steak 'n Shake stores in Centennial and Sheridan by foreclosing on the troubled owners who bought the franchises from Caruso in late 2012, according to documents filed in U.S. District Court in Denver.

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  6. Colorado Senate Education Committee approves testing reduction billRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Denver Post

    Sixth-grader Quincy Stover takes part in a practice session while preparing for the PARCC tests at Fort Logan Northgate School in Sheridan on March 5. After an earlier attempt to pare back state standardized tests stalled, the Senate Education Committee on Thursday approved more sweeping legislation that opens the door to local tests and puts off a requirement tying teacher evaluations to student academic growth. After nearly six hours of testimony on five separate testing bills, the committee voted 8-1 to advance Senate Bill 257, which has become the signature testing reduction bill in the Republican-controlled chamber.

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  7. Colorado's Finest high school brings cosmetology courses to EnglewoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Denver Post

    It can be nerve-wracking putting a new skill into action. Especially when that skill is cutting hair, and the person you're debuting it on is superintendent of your school district.

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  8. Colorado testing opt-out bill wins final Senate approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Denver Post

    Sixth-grader Quincy Stover takes part in a practice session while preparing for the PARCC tests at Fort Logan Northgate School in Sheridan on March 5. The state Senate gave final approval Tuesday to a bill that would explicitly allow opting students out of state assessments - the first piece of testing legislation to get through either chamber this year. Senate Bill 223 also would prohibit penalties against teachers, principals, districts, schools and students if opt-outs drive down test participation.

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  9. New car wash in south metro Denver to be nation's largestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Denver Post

    If size matters in the car wash industry, metro Denver can soon boast of having the largest express car wash in the nation. Boise, Idaho-based Metro Express Car Wash is scheduled to break ground next month on a facility large enough to clean 5,000 cars a day.

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  10. Denver City Council District 2: Suburban slice looks to stay the courseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | Denver Post

    Denver's City Council District 2, in the southwest corner of the city, is known for its relatively affordable housing and a suburban feel. Voters on May 5 will decide whether to follow that course in choosing one of five candidates to succeed three-term Councilwoman Jeanne Faatz, who is term-limited.

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  11. Denver weather: Rain, snow mix forecast into Wednesday eveningRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Denver Post

    The National Weather Service in Boulder says rain and snow showers are likely before 9 a.m. A chance of snow showers is then possible between 9 a.m. and noon. A man rides his bike Tuesday past artwork hanging from the bridge at the Sheridan light-rail station in Lakewood.

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  12. Pearson defends monitoring of social media for PARCC test itemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Denver Post

    Seventh-grader Agustina Valdez takes part in a practice session while preparing for the PARCC tests at Fort Logan Northgate School in Sheridan, Colo., earlier this month. Colorado's testing contractor has flagged a handful of cases of students sharing material from new state tests on social media - the modern-day equivalent of snagging a test off the teacher's desk and sharing it with classmates, officials say.

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  13. Pearson defends monitoring of social media for PARCC test itemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Denver Post

    Seventh grader Agustina Valdez takes part in a practice session while preparing for the PARCC tests at Fort Logan Northgate School in Sheridan, Colo. Colorado's testing contractor has flagged a handful of cases of students sharing material from new state tests on social media - the modern-day equivalent of snagging a paper test off the teacher's desk and sharing it with classmates, officials say.

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  14. Hickenlooper backs testing bill, cautions against opting outRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Denver Post

    MARCH 05: Sixth grader Monica Dinh takes part in a practice session while preparing for the PARCC tests at Fort Logan Northgate School in Sheridan, CO March 05, 2015. Students were learning to use the tools for the online testing.

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  15. PARCC TestingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Denver Post

    Seventh-grader Agustina Valdez takes part in a practice session last week for the PARCC tests at Fort Logan Northgate School in Sheridan. The large-scale debut of new online state tests at one of Colorado's largest school districts was marked Monday by technical problems and a large number of students who chose not to take them.

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  16. New Colorado tests debut with both problems and progressRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Denver Post

    Seventh-grader Agustina Valdez takes part in a practice session last week for the PARCC tests at Fort Logan Northgate School in Sheridan. The large-scale debut of new online state tests at one of Colorado's largest school districts was marked Monday by technical problems and a large number of students who chose not to take them.

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  17. New PARCC assessments arrive in Colorado to cheers, criticismRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | Denver Post

    Seventh-grader Agustina Valdez takes part in a practice session Thursday for the PARCC tests at Fort Logan Northgate School in Sheridan. Students were learning to use the tools for the online testing.

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  18. PARCC testing debuts in Colorado: problems in SheridanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Denver Post

    At 8 a.m. Monday, about 100 students at Sheridan High School southwest of Denver arrived as scheduled for their first exposure to a new generation of online standardized tests meant to measure their critical thinking and reasoning. The district had put the system through a test run on Friday and everything worked perfectly, said Michael Clough, the Sheridan School District superintendent.

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  19. Englewood votes to go with Denver for fire protectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Denver Post

    Firefighters in this suburb made a final plea for keeping their century-old department a standalone city function, but it was too little too late. The City Council agreed Tuesday evening to move forward on crafting a contract for fire and emergency services with the Denver Fire Department.

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  20. Sheridan police seek suspect wanted in aggravated robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Denver Post

    The man, Dajuan Lumpkins, is accused of robbery on Jan. 26 on the 3300 block of South Federal Boulevard.

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