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Michelle Risinger is a Denver-area freelance writer.

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Choctoberfest

November 1, 2016

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For those looking for layered chocolates, or fans of chili pairings, this year’s Choctoberfest would have disappointed. What it lacked in spice, it made up for in fruity centers and unique alcohol flavorings. The Arapahoe County Fairgrounds doors burst open at 10 a.m. and the chocolatiers shuffle into position. Families of all sorts queue to […]

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National Football Fights Presidential Debate for Student’s Attention

October 7, 2016

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DENVER—Sept. 26, 2016 held two showdowns of equal brutality, broadcast on national television. One was the presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, and the other was an NFL football game between the Arizona Cardinals and the San Francisco 49ers. In Auraria campus the love for football is high and the passion for political […]

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Boulder Creek Hometown Festival

September 22, 2016

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BOULDER, Colo.—Human sized hamster balls roamed the grassy clearing that trails Boulder Creek. The sun peaked through the clouds on Saturday, Sept. 3 as the rain cleared. Boulder Creek Hometown Festival was back on. Saturday was day two of the four-day festival, running from Sept. 2 through Sept. 5. Approximately 450,000 people came to participate […]

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