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OFF TRACK: The little R Line train that could, can't yet
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OFF TRACK: The little R Line train that could, can't yet

Former Aurora Mayor Steve Hogan said it would be a “cold day in” — pausing for comedic effect — “February” when the R Line would snake along I-225...

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US adds a solid 164,000 jobs; unemployment rate stays 3.7%
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US adds a solid 164,000 jobs; unemployment rate stays 3.7%

In this June 4, 2019 photo, job applicant Esta Williams, center, uses Tracy Simeton’s back to fill out a questionnaire as they wait in line at the...

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Once a retail shrine, flagship stores lose their shine
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Once a retail shrine, flagship stores lose their shine

1 of 3 Big stores like Tommy Hilfiger and others are moving out of luxury shopping centers such as Fifth Avenue.; In this June 14, 2019, photo a...

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AURORA PRIDE FOR ALL 2019: Cheers for Queers brings home all the spirit
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AURORA PRIDE FOR ALL 2019: Cheers for Queers brings home all the spirit

What do spirit fingers and philanthropy have in common? Lindsay Miller of CHEER Colorado will tell you that they are one and the same. Cheer...

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Israel approves Palestinian construction in West Bank
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Israel approves Palestinian construction in West Bank

JERUSALEM | The Israeli Cabinet unanimously approved a proposal to build over 700 housing units for Palestinians in addition to 6,000 Israeli...

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Black 'feel better' rag dolls meant to be abused are pulled from stores
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Black 'feel better' rag dolls meant to be abused are pulled from stores

1 of 2 This undated photo provided by New Jersey state Assemblywoman Angela McKnight shows "Feel Better Dolls" on the shelf of a One Dollar Zone...

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TOXIC WAITS: Aurora's EPA Superfund site could put a giant development at risk — and public health
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TOXIC WAITS: Aurora's EPA Superfund site could put a giant development at risk — and public health

On April 22 — Earth Day — a van carrying Aurora Congressman Jason Crow turned onto a dusty road in east Aurora. The van parked on a small overpass...

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Moving US land agency west brings praise, prompts questions
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Moving US land agency west brings praise, prompts questions

DENVER | The Trump administration’s plan to move the government’s largest land management office from Washington to Colorado evoked a mix of praise...

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Gardner: Biggest US land agency moving to Colorado
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Gardner: Biggest US land agency moving to Colorado

DENVER | The Trump administration will move the headquarters of the U.S. government’s largest land agency from Washington to western Colorado, Sen....

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Aurora affordable housing launch tabbed by Ben Carson, Colorado's Gardner, Polis and LeGare
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Aurora affordable housing launch tabbed by Ben Carson, Colorado's Gardner, Polis and LeGare

1 of 12 Ben Carson references his notes as he addresses the crowd at a July 12 ribbon-cutting of the HUD development, Paris Family Apartments, in...

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GOING UP: Aurora rent hikes outpace most of the nation, with average rates above those in Denver
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GOING UP: Aurora rent hikes outpace most of the nation, with average rates above those in Denver

AURORA | Keep pinching those pennies‭, ‬folks‭. ‬ Aurora rents rose for the sixth consecutive month in June‭, ‬earning the city a leading spot on...

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Lobby crush: Online shopping leads to mountains of boxes
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Lobby crush: Online shopping leads to mountains of boxes

As online shopping becomes ubiquitous, so do the boxes delivered to homes across the country. For apartment dwellers — and the managers of the...

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YOUR NEWS: Aurora Youth Expo set for Saturday
News 2 months ago
YOUR NEWS: Aurora Youth Expo set for Saturday

AURORA | At the Aurora Youth Expo on June 22, youth and families can explore how to have a safe and healthy summer by learning about job...

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CONTROL ISSUES: Lawmakers ponder what to do with a city oil and gas committee that some say now does nothing
News 2 months ago
CONTROL ISSUES: Lawmakers ponder what to do with a city oil and gas committee that some say now does nothing

AURORA | With all eyes now on local government for oil and gas development regulation, it’s unclear how the Aurora Oil and Gas Advisory Committee...

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Seniors more likely to work longer in big metropolitan areas
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Seniors more likely to work longer in big metropolitan areas

CHICAGO | Seniors in major metropolitan areas, especially in the Northeast and around Washington, D.C., are more likely to continue working past...

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Colorado lawsuit over companion animals in housing authority settles for $1M
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Colorado lawsuit over companion animals in housing authority settles for $1M

DENVER | A Colorado housing authority accused of violating the federal rights of tenants with disabilities by charging a fee for companion animals...

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SERIOUS FUN: Aurora's parks ranked 23rd on national index analyzing access, size, funding and amenities
News 3 months ago
SERIOUS FUN: Aurora's parks ranked 23rd on national index analyzing access, size, funding and amenities

Nathan Mauch, 5, grabs hold on the monkey bars at a playground near the Mission Viejo Park. Aurora ranked 23rd on the parks score index, which...

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J.A. Green Development Corp. breaks ground on massive logistics center in sprawling Opportunity Zone
News 3 months ago
J.A. Green Development Corp. breaks ground on massive logistics center in sprawling Opportunity Zone

AURORA | Two years ago this month, former Aurora Mayor Steve Hogan waxed prophetic about the city’s auspicious status as an economic hub. “This is...

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Walmart ups the delivery game with next day shipping
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Walmart ups the delivery game with next day shipping

1 of 2 FILE- In this Nov. 9, 2018, file photo a box of merchandise is unloaded from a truck and sent along a conveyor belt at a Walmart Supercenter...

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Are retail jobs in a funk? It's complicated.
News 3 months ago
Are retail jobs in a funk? It's complicated.

NEW YORK | The overall economy is adding jobs, but there’s one spot that appears to be in a funk: retail. Overall, U.S. employers added 263,000...

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MIXING IT UP: New mixed-use development to open near Aurora Municipal Center
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MIXING IT UP: New mixed-use development to open near Aurora Municipal Center

A rendering of the planned mixed-use development being built on East Alameda Avenue. Photo provided AURORA | The thousands of city employees who...

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Denver landlord who refused to rent to Muslim men settles lawsuit
News 3 months ago
Denver landlord who refused to rent to Muslim men settles lawsuit

In this Tuesday, April 30, 2019 photo, Rashad Khan is shown outside his Indian restaurant in Boulder, Colo. A lawsuit against a Denver landlord who...

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Conservationists promise fight over Nevada oil, gas leases
News 3 months ago
Conservationists promise fight over Nevada oil, gas leases

LAS VEGAS | Conservationists say they will fight a federal government proposal to allow oil and gas drilling in remote northeast Nevada, including...

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Kohl's wants more of your Amazon returns
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Kohl's wants more of your Amazon returns

NEW YORK | Kohl’s wants you to skip the post office and bring your Amazon returns to its stores. The department store chain said Thursday it will...

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Who owns aloha? Hawaii eyes protections for native culture
News 4 months ago
Who owns aloha? Hawaii eyes protections for native culture

HONOLULU | Last year, much of Hawaii was shocked to learn a Chicago restaurant chain owner had trademarked the name “Aloha Poke” and wrote to cubed...

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New community schools law makes a splash with Aurora Public Schools teachers
News 4 months ago
New community schools law makes a splash with Aurora Public Schools teachers

AURORA | Local teacher union advocates hope the Aurora Public Schools district will take advantage of a new law allow allowing struggling schools...

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Brad Paisley breaks ground on free grocery shop in Nashville
News 4 months ago
Brad Paisley breaks ground on free grocery shop in Nashville

Country music star Brad Paisley operates a backhoe as he breaks ground for The Store, a free grocery store for people in need, Wednesday, April 3,...

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PUSHING THINGS FORWARD: Sushi-Rama expansion into Aurora could drive commercial growth
News 4 months ago
PUSHING THINGS FORWARD: Sushi-Rama expansion into Aurora could drive commercial growth

Chef Jeff Osaka leans against the conveyer belt, March 25, at the new Aurora location of his restaurant, Sushi-Rama. Osaka hopes to have this new...

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Interior boss order aims to protect US public land access
News 5 months ago
Interior boss order aims to protect US public land access

FILE – This March 12, 2010 file photo shows deer seeking foliage in retreating snow in grasslands near Miles City, Mont. This area is typical of...

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US judge blocks oil, gas drilling in Wyoming over climate change
News 5 months ago
US judge blocks oil, gas drilling in Wyoming over climate change

FILE- In this March 5, 2013, file photo, Trinidad Drilling rigs are seen off of Way Highway 59 outside of Douglas, Wyo. A judge has blocked oil and...

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