The debate over gun control continues to get ugly. The same week Franklin Sain was arrested for sending Representative Rhonda Fields allegedly harassing, racist e-mails vocal, pro-gun audience members at an Aurora Town Hall meeting antagonized Senator Morgan Carroll, who felt the need for a securit ... More >>
If you're fond of the Dave Matthews Band, you'll want to bust out your Sharpie and circle Friday, August 23 and Saturday, August 24 on your calendar. That's when Mr. Matthews and company are slated to make their return to Colorado, or more specifically to Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, ... More >>
With the election and the passing of Amendment 64, the discussion has been pretty lively, particularly in response to the Twitter reaction to 64 item we posted yesterday. Among the more interesting comments, one reader hypothesized that there will be border checks put in place to search the vehicles ... More >>
There's probably a certain amount of sincerity involved when a famous musician endorses a political candidate. But even the most un-cynical, democracy-loving patriot will have to admit that there's a hell of a lot more to the rock star/candidate public union than just fiscal policy. Endorsing a poli ... More >>
Today's election marks a potentially monumental day for our state. With Amendment 64 on the ballot, Colorado is on the cusp of being the first state to regulate marijuana like alcohol. In honor of what could be a historic moment in the legislative annals of the Centennial State, we've compiled ten o ... More >>
You've got to hand it to whoever is in charge of coordinating talent for Obama's Colorado appearances, particularly the grassroots event last night at Community College of Aurora featuring Dave Matthews. It was a shrewd move tapping Mr. Matthews to stump for the Prez. That's one way of wooing the Ce ... More >>
At the end of a busy day that included stops in four different states, Barack Obama touched down in Colorado late last night for his final pre-election rally in this key swing state, where he pushed the message of "real change" -- just one day after Mitt Romney used the very same phrase in his last ... More >>
Update: Campaign reps alerted us to an error in the initial release: Dave Matthews will be appearing solo. Our post has been amended to reflect this. There's four days until the election. Only four. We know this first because, well, at least a dozen helpful Obama for America volunteers reminded us ... More >>
HGTV's All American Handyman competition tests the skills of handymen and women throughout the country, and the winner gets a development deal with the network to star in a show. This time, three of the ten contestants were from Colorado -- and Aurora resident Sonne Shields, 32, was ultimately prono ... More >>
Fake terrorists will attack the Denver metro area tomorrow in what will be the largest emergency response exercise these parts have ever seen. Called Operation Mountain Guardian -- or OMG, for short -- it will include imaginary disasters at four locations: Park Meadows Mall, Smedley Elementa ... More >>
Rhonda Fields.Representative Rhonda Fields is out to put a positive face on the youth of Aurora. After hosting the first Teens Turning Political Summit at the Community College of Aurora earlier this month, Fields and her team have created a teen advisory council, composed of eighteen stude ... More >>
Deepak Sharma Bajagain broke two Guinness World Records on Saturday, March 26, at the Community College of Aurora as part of the Work for Children Food Campaign 2011 hosted by the Global Lynx Foundation and Nepal Tourism Campaign: One for the Most Envelopes Torn in half in Thirty seconds, and ... More >>
EastAngels.orgThis past weekend, Quentin Smith, 21, died in a drive-by shooting on North Pontiac Street, just blocks from the spot where Jordan Nelson died in December. Tonight, Smith's friends and loved ones will gather on the campus of East High School, from which he graduated in 2007, for ... More >>
Recognize this fella? Do you know from which country the U.S. of A. declared its independence in 1776? If so, consider yourself among the 74 percent of Americans who do. If not, consider yourself dumber than a first grader, which is when everyone learns about George Washington and how he comm ... More >>
Jay DeVaughn: Maybe not the best pen pal...In March, we told you about the strange case of Jay DeVaughn, a librarian for the Community College of Aurora, who at that point had been accused of mailing a single threatening letter. But the criminal complaint filed against him at that time conta ... More >>
The big news in food this week is Earth Day; you'll find a variety of Earth Day specials at various area restaurants, plus a screening of Food, Inc. on PBS to kick things off the night before. Here's a taste of what to expect: Monday, April 19: Dine out today at Dino's, 10040 West Colfax Av ... More >>
Jay DeVaughn, in an image broadcast on 9News.Jay DeVaughn, a librarian for the Community College of Aurora, has been accused of mailing a threatening letter -- a fairly straight-forward charge. But the criminal complaint filed against him in U.S. District Court hints at future counts based on ... More >>
I'm looking over the Platte Valley at the sliver of the "Travel by Train" sign I can still on Union Station through pricy lofts and office buildings constructed over the last few years. And some day there will be a lot more of them, if current plans for the revelopment of Union Station play out -- ... More >>
Auroras Big Read answers The Call of the Wild.
Slipping through the safety net for juveniles.
Golda Solomon keeps her rhymes jazzy.
Rising political powerhouse Jared Polis is rich, tireless and filled with contradictions.
The further these students get from the classroom, the more they learn.
Was a college faculty squabble over credentials caught on film?
Think 45s are a thing of the past? Think again.
Emily Herrera soars toward stardom
An Aurora college math instructor speaks her mind and loses her job.
Part-time instructor John Hart claims he had something to teach the Community College of Aurora. But was his lesson plan too personal?
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