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AIR FORCE ACADEMY CHAPEL-REPAIRS
DENVER _ The landmark Cadet Chapel that towers over the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado is suffering from leaks and corrosion, so the school has drawn up the most ambitious restoration project in the building’s 55-year history. But the repairs have been on hold for months while officials try to settle on a contractor for the long and complicated project. By Dan Elliott. SENT: 783 words, photos.
ELECTION 2020-SENATE RACES
DENVER _ Republican Sen. Cory Gardner helped mastermind the GOP’s midterm strategy of pushing Senate candidates closer to President Donald Trump. But heading into his own 2020 re-election bid in Colorado, he’s allowing more distance with the not-so-popular president. And he’s not alone. By Nicholas Riccardi, Adam Beam and David Sharp. SENT: 1,022 words, photos.
ALSO OF COLORADO INTEREST:
LOCKED UP FOR LIFE-THREE YEARS LATER
Three years after the U.S. Supreme Court offered a second chance to some 2,000 juvenile lifers, about 400 have been freed and hundreds more have shortened sentences. Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper granted clemency last month to Curtis Brooks, serving life for his role in a 1995 fatal carjacking. By Sharon Cohen and Adam Geller. SENT: 953 words, photos.
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FULL-STRENGTH BEER-STATE LAWS
OKLAHOMA CITY _ Beer snobs are raising their mugs to a stronger brew in Colorado and two other states that once forbade grocers from selling anything but low-alcohol brands, and the changes could indirectly chill the industry in two others where such regulations remain. By Tim Talley. SENT: 870 words, photos.
PORTLAND, Ore. _ Just two months after a wildfire wiped out Paradise, California, officials are gearing up for this year’s fire season and fear the government shutdown could make it even more difficult than one of the worst in history. By Gillian Flaccus. SENT: 830 words, photos.
RENO, Nev. — The U.S. Forest Service has built a new corral for wild horses in Northern California, which could allow it to bypass federal restrictions and sell the animals for slaughter. By Scott Sonner. SENT: 850 words, photos.
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DURANGO _ A cook and former chef starting group for stressed restaurant workers in Durango to talk about stress, shared passions Colo. By Mary Shinn, The Durango Herald. SENT: 495 words.
DENVER _ As Denver booms, open, undeveloped space is disappearing from the ‘city within a park’. By Bruce Finley, The Denver Post. SENT: 3,604 words, photos.
CENTENNIAL _ Two Colorado women offer reparation payments after discovering their families owned slaves. By Ann Marie Awad, Colorado Public Radio. SENT: 933 words, photos.
DOUGHNUT SHOP SAMARITANS
MONUMENT _ After a bumpy start, sisters help disabled man camping outside their doughnut shop reunite with his family. By Stephanie Earls, The Gazette. SENT: 2,399 words, photos.
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