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Small Businesses Receives Big attention by City Council

November 12, 2014

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LAKEWOOD, Colo. — In their first meeting after the general election, Lakewood city council focuses their attention on local matters. Mayor Bob Murphy made a proclamation about small businesses, encouraging Lakewood citizens to shop at small businesses on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Councilman Scott Koop read the proclamation: “Small Business Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014. Whereas Lakewood […]

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Getting out the vote!

November 6, 2014

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Regardless of what political side you are on, voting is a powerful way for student’s voices to be heard and educating students who don’t understand who or what to vote for is important for upcoming generations and the direction of our country. Here’s what Aurarians had to say…. Voting as Important as Ever on MSU Denver’s […]

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A House Divided, Lakewood City Council faced with tough vote

October 27, 2014

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LAKEWOOD, Colo. — The Council chambers was packed Oct. 20, as Council members met to discuss an ordinance regarding the budget for the 2015 year – and privately beehives within city limits. Several citizens had strong comments with the council regarding beehives in their neighborhood. “Is this $5 jar of honey more important than a thousands of […]

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Denver City Council ayes spending $170,000 toward new park

October 26, 2014

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DENVER– Creating new parks in a city is not an easy task. However, it is one that the Denver Parks and Recreation Department is committed to accomplishing. On Wednesday Oct. 22, City Council members voted unanimously to appropriate $170,000 towards a new open space in the quadrant off of Allbrook Drive. The 5.5 acre area […]

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Englewood Awards Flash Hazard Study To Fla.-Based Firm

October 26, 2014

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – The Englewood City Council met on Oct. 20, at 7:30 p.m. to discuss implementing a Arc Flash Hazard Analysis Study to determine the location and severity of arc flash hazards and suggest appropriate courses of action to minimize them. The bill was approved 7-0 by Council members in the amount of $53,528.  The Council contract […]

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Multi-Event Mass Casual Training Help South Metro Emergency Units Prepare For the Unthinkable

October 23, 2014

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PARKER, Colo. – Members of the Parker Town Council spoke about a mock school shooting used for training purposes at Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine on Oct. 15. “I was at the Rocky Vista , multi-event mass casual training,” said Parker Mayor Mike Waid. “It was the largest mock training, emergency training in Colorado’s […]

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City Council addresses public concerns on projects

October 22, 2014

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LAKEWOOD, Colo. – Mayor Bob Murphy and council members voted on two ordinances on Sept. 22, 2014 that appointed people to positions in the Lakewood Victim Assistance Compensation Board and Advisory Commissions. Both ordinances passed unanimously and the floor was open to public comments on non-agenda items. Kathy Kettner, addressed the Mayor and the council […]

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Recount Confirms Castle Rock’s Initial Open Carry Election

October 9, 2014

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Recount Confirms Castle Rock’s Initial Open Carry Election

CASTLE ROCK, Colo. – Castle Rock city officials conducted a recount of the votes from the Aug. 19 special election which confirmed the initial count. It is official, voters are allowed to open carry firearms in public buildings and parks. A recount was issued due to discrepancies with the handling of ballots during the initial […]

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Lakewood City Council Meeting

September 25, 2014

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Lakewood City Council Meeting

LAKEWOOD, Colo. – It was business as usual for Lakewood Mayor Bob Murphy and council members as they met on Sept 8 at 7 p.m.. The meeting was short and the council members addressed the events of what happened over the weekend. Murphy opened by welcoming the general public who attended the meeting and thanked […]

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Women wear invisible cloak of homelessness

August 1, 2014

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DENVER — Denver’s Civic Center Park is bustling with well-dressed people weaving between gourmet food trucks jammed into its center.  Some drift toward the Greek pavilion to make selfies in front of the fountain and turn to nod at the woman sitting on a park bench. Yoko Yokota’s day started at 4:30 a.m., a bit […]

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