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Ben Stapleton

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2014

    Denver Showed It Had the Light Stuff a Century Ago, With the First Christmas Tree

    This has been a tough year for Colorado history, with the state marking the 150th anniversary of the Sand Creek Massacre on November 29 and the hundredth anniversary of the Ludlow Massacre back in April. But not all anniversaries are dark: A century ago, Denver was the first spot in the world to fea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2011

    75 years ago today, Colorado's Glenn Morris was in Hitler's Olympics

    Glenn Morris.​The 1936 Olympic games in Berlin actually turned out to be Jesse Owens' Olympics, thank you, but the FĂĽhrer oversaw the opening ceremonies, held 75 years ago today. And Colorado's ranch-born Glenn "The Simla Sensation" Morris won the decathlon that year and turned down $500,00 ... More >>

  • News

    February 7, 2008

    Phil Van Cise: Scourge of Denver's Underworld

    Fearless DA Phil Van Cise cleaned up Denver — and it cost him his career. Can a new justice center right an old wrong?

  • News

    December 25, 2003

    Year in Review: Pop Quiz

    Consider this your final exam on the past year. Cheating is encouraged, bribes will be accepted -- and grades will be posted at City Hall.

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    October 9, 2003

    Love Crazy

    The nurse, the cop, the yegg: Fate brought them together and claimed four lives. Then the newspapers stepped in, and things really got insane.

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    May 1, 2003

    Imagine a Great Mayor

    The candidates are spit-shining their images, trying to prove that, really, they're not all the same person.

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    April 24, 2003

    Pop Quiz

    Mayor Day or Mayday?
    April 24, 2003

  • News

    August 15, 2002

    Park Place

    An ambitious plan to expand Denver's parks may take root if the political climate is fertile.

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    July 12, 2001

    What's Cooking?

    Denver's Junior League has the recipe for lasting success.

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    September 16, 1999

    Red Alert

    Red Rocks may or may not be sliding down the hill, but Friends of Red Rocks’ trust in the city is slipping away.

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    November 22, 1995
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