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new homeless outreach court meets people where they are — at denver rescue missi


a general ignment reporter for the denver post, tom mcghee has covered business, police, courts, higher education and breaking news. he e to the post from albuquerque, n.m., where he worked for a year and a half covering utilities. he began his journalism career in new york city, worked for a pair of community weeklies that covered the west side of manhattan from 14th street to 125th street.






protesters against refugee ban gather at dia – the denver post


demonstrators gathered at denver international airport late urday afternoon to protest president donald trump’s orders to temporarily ban refugees from entering the u.s.on facebook, organizers had asked people to wear all red, white or blue and to bring signs with the words “i am _____, and i come in peace.”dia issued a statement warning that protests were illegal at the airport without a proper permit.earlier, immigration attorneys were on hand in case they were needed by any p engers on incoming international flights.denver post reporter david migoya is tweeting from the airport as the situation develops.






denver weather should be pretty nice this weekend – the denver post


the denver metro area should be pretty nice this weekend and may near what could be considered warm by monday.highs should be in the mid-40s urday with lows in the mid-20s, national weather service spokesman david barjenbruch said. temperatures should rise to a high near the mid-50s sunday with lows around 30 degrees. come monday, highs are expected to near the toasty low-60s.the mild temperatures should continue next week with highs in the upper 40s and 50s, barjenbruch said.those heading up to the mountains should expect a little breeze with highs in the upper teens and 20s urday and lows reaching down to zero, he said.






george washington routs denver south in denver prep league boys basketball


no. 2 george washington put on a show for a packed denver south gymnasium friday night, racing to a 24-point halftime lead and nearly putting up triple digits en route to a 96-63 road win over the rebels.senior point guard jervay green paced the patriots with 22 points, with additional contributions from junior guard  jon’il fugett (19 points) and senior calvin fugett jr (9 points, 6 ists).the patriots improved to 16-2 and are in action next at home on jan. 31 against kennedy, while the rebels fell to 13-4 and play at highlands ranch on feb. 1.






protesters, immigration attorneys gather at dia in protest of donald trump’s ban


demonstrators gathered at denver international airport late urday afternoon to protest president donald trump’s orders to temporarily ban refugees from entering the u.s.on facebook, organizers had asked people to wear all red, white or blue and to bring signs with the words “i am _____, and i come in peace.”dia issued a statement warning that protests were illegal at the airport without a proper permit.earlier, immigration attorneys were on hand in case they were needed by any p engers on incoming international flights.denver post reporter david migoya is tweeting from the airport as the situation develops.






bledsoe scores 41 but nuggets beat suns again, 123-112


phoenix — danilo gallinari scored 32 points and denver took a ntage of a third-quarter parade to the free throw line to beat the phoenix suns for the second time in three nights, 123-112 on urday.eric bledsoe scored a career-high 41 for the suns. devin booker added 23.kenneth faried had 21 points and 13 rebounds for the nuggets, winners of three straight and seven of their last nine.denver won despite the absence of center nikola jokic, who left with a left hip flexor strain late in thursday night's 127-120 victory.the nuggets were 18 of 19 at the foul line in the third quarter, when phoenix starting forwards t.j. warren and marquese chriss had five fouls and booker four. denver finished 37 of 42 at the line.






ruptured water conduit causes closure of west 29th street, from zuni to umatilla


denver water is working on a 25-inch conduit that ruptured urday, and west 29th avenue is closed between zuni street and umatilla street until the work is completed.water is expected to be restored to the four buildings on west 29th avenue between zuni street and vallejo street around 2 p.m., the department said.road repairs and cleanup efforts will last through the day, and west 29th avenue is scheduled to reopen overnight.breaks like this are typically caused by temperature fluctuations or failure of a weak section of pipe. denver water will evaluate the condition of the pipe to help inform decisions for proactive maintenance and upgrade programs.






ruptured water conduit causes closure of west 29th street, from zuni to umatilla


denver water is working on a 25-inch conduit that ruptured on urday, and west 29th avenue is closed between zuni street and umatilla street until the work is completed.water is expected to be restored to the four buildings on west 29th avenue between zuni street and vallejo street around 2 p.m., the department said.road repairs and cleanup efforts will last through the day, and west 29th avenue is scheduled to reopen overnight.breaks like this are typically caused by temperature fluctuations or failure of a weak section of pipe. denver water will evaluate the condition of the pipe to help inform decisions for proactive maintenance and upgrade programs.






water main break causing road closures in the highlands – the denver post


a water main break at 15th and platte streets has flooded roads in the highland neighborhood, pooling down to southbound interstate 25 under the 15th street bridge.the denver fire department said several vehicles are stuck but have no one inside.west 29th avenue is closed from zuni to umatilla streets along with the area surrounding the break, according to police.






marcus kleveland crushes slopestyle as another rookie wins x games gold – the de


jason blevins covers tourism, mountain business, skiing and outdoor adventure sports for both the business and sports sections at the denver post, which he joined in 1997. he skis, pedals, paddles and occasionally boogies in the hills and is just as inspired by the lively entrepreneurial spirit that permeates colorado's high country communities as he is by the views.






water main break causing road closures in the highlands – the denver post


a water main break at  west 29th avenue and zuni street has flooded roads in the highland neighborhood, pooling down to southbound interstate 25 under the 15th street bridge.the denver fire department said several vehicles are stuck but have no one inside.west 29th avenue is closed from zuni to umatilla streets along with the area surrounding the break, according to police.danika worthington, the denver posta large water main break left a large hole on 29th street, from which some water is still draining, urday, jan. 29, 2017.






pedestrian hurt while trying to get into car stopped in traffic lane – the denve


a general ignment reporter for the denver post, tom mcghee has covered business, police, courts, higher education and breaking news. he e to the post from albuquerque, n.m., where he worked for a year and a half covering utilities. he began his journalism career in new york city, worked for a pair of community weeklies that covered the west side of manhattan from 14th street to 125th street.






water main break causing road closures in the highlands – the denver post


a water main break at  west 29th avenue and zuni street has flooded roads in the highland neighborhood, pooling down to southbound interstate 25 under the 15th street bridge.the denver fire department said several vehicles are stuck but have no one inside.west 29th avenue is closed from zuni to umatilla streets along with the area surrounding the break, according to police.






warmer weather, sunny skies expected for denver area – the denver post


the metro area is expecting a stretch of warmer weather and sunny skies beginning sunday, according to the national weather service.the week starts with a high of 58 degrees on sunday, and is expected to climb to 62 on monday and tuesday, before dropping to the low 50s on thursday.colorado’s high country isn’t expected to see snow until thursday.“up to that point it’s pretty dry and pretty mild,” said frank cooper, nws meteorologist.






warmer weather, sunny skies expected for denver metro area – the denver post


the metro area is expecting a stretch of warmer weather and sunny skies beginning sunday, according to the national weather service.the week starts with a high of 58 degrees on sunday, and is expected to climb to 62 on monday and tuesday, before dropping to the low 50s on thursday.colorado’s high country isn’t expected to see snow until thursday. “up to that point it’s pretty dry and pretty mild,” said frank cooper, nws meteorologist.






homelessness goals are the same for all involved parties


rj sangosti, denver post filedenver police and city workers clear homeless ps on lawrence street on nov. 15.re: “moment of truth for denver’s anti- ping law,” jan. 21 vincent carroll column. vincent carroll criticizes those experiencing homelessness and their advocates for trying to take away the city’s responsibility to provide safe and attractive “sidewalks, alleys, parks and other public property.” what carroll seems to forget is that everyone wants the same basic end, but for different reasons.the city, the business community and some members of the public want to get rid of those experiencing homelessness from sleeping on the 16th street mall and sidewalks because their presence interferes with business, tourism and the general ambiance of the city. those who are homeless and their ad






nuggets use free-throw parade to beat suns again, 123-112


phoenix — the denver nuggets set up residence at the free throw line in the third quarter urday night and made the most of their time there.the nuggets sank 18 of 19 free throws in the period to pull away and beat the phoenix suns for the second time in three nights, 123-112."tonight we lived at the line," denver coach mike malone said, "which allowed us to set our defense up, which allowed us to control the tempo and slow them down."danilo gallinari scored 32 points and kenneth faried had 21 points and 13 rebounds for the nuggets, winners of three straight and seven of their last nine.eric bledsoe scored a career-high 41 for the suns. devin booker added 23.denver won despite the absence of center nikola jokic, who left with a left hip flexor strain late in thursday night's 127-120 victory






water main break causes road closures in the highlands – the denver post


a two-feet wide water main broke at west 29th avenue and zuni street urday around noon, soaking roads, cars and businesses and sending a river of water down from the lower highland neighborhood toward interstate 25 and the south platte river.denver water spokesman jimmy luthye said the agency is working to turn off the last of the water and then will be able to investigate the cause. he couldn’t say how many houses lacked water at this time or estimate the amount of water that went rushing down the streets. but he did say it was safe to say a lot.“this time of year, we’ll see a little bit of an uptake (of breaks), just with the temperature swings,” luthye said, adding, “we do have an aging infrastructure in denver.”water rushed down west 29th avenue, hooked down 15th street and pooled arou






legislature should vote down bill to let cyclists ride through stop signs


helen h. richardson, the denver posta cyclist makes her way along 11th avenue near lincoln street thursday in denver.re: “bill to let bicyclists roll through stop signs gains speed, but there are roadblocks ahead,” jan. 26 news story.sen. andy kerr’s bill to permit bicyclists to p through intersections without stopping under certain conditions (the “idaho stop”) is not the answer to improving road safety for either the cyclist or automobile driver.i live in boulder county, where the cyclists rule the roads. with more and more traffic congestion increasing almost daily, it is very difficult to continually be watching for bicycle riders in bike lanes who do not obey the rules.although sen. kerr may think that “cyclists can hear and see much better than somebody in a car,” your picture on the






‘stop doing anything that could be construed as free speech’


protesters at the denver airport over the weekend were told by police that it was illegal to exercise “free speech without a permit.” denverite reported that over 200 people gathered at the denver international airport on friday to protest president donald trump’s executive order banning travel from seven majority-muslim countries. in video posted to youtube, police commander tony lopez can be seen advising demonstrators that they are in violation of the law.“stop doing anything that could be construed as free speech without a permit,” he explains.lopez warns in the video, which lacks context, that even carrying a copy of the u.s. constitution was prohibited in the airport.“i cannot carry the constitution without a permit?” one protester asks. “correct,” the officer replies. watch the vide






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protests erupt at airports following trump travel ban


president donald trump's travel ban barring citizens of seven predominantly muslim nations entry into the u.s. has sparked protests around the country.a look at what is happening:___new yorka protest at john f. kennedy airport, where 12 refugees were detained urday, swelled to more than 2,000 people, including some celebrities. the agency that runs the airport tried to restore order by shutting down the train that runs to airport terminals. gov. andrew cuomo, a democrat, reversed that decision, saying people had a right to protest. "the people of new york will have their voices heard," he said in a statement.___newark, new jerseymore than 120 people clutching signs denouncing the trump immigration orders gathered at newark liberty international airport. northjersey.com reports that they jo






community calls for more involvement and greater clarity in denver police use-of


residents repeated calls for more community involvement in the drafting of the denver police department’s updated use-of-force policy during the second of three scheduled community meetings urday morning, while also asking for portions of the current proposal to be clarified .“you got to understand, this is a draft, it’s only a draft,” chief robert white said. “i want to be candid with you, very few departments in the county would go to this degree to have communication about the policy.”“when it’s all said and done, i feel very confident that this will be one of the most restrictive policies in the country,” he continued. “is it there? no, it’s not there yet.”denver police released a draft of the policy at the start of the year. the policy directs officers to avoid rushing into volatile s






finnish freshman henrik borgstrom shines in du's comeback win


the plan is for henrik borgstrom to play at least two years for the university of denver hockey team. at this rate, however, the pioneers will understand if the phenomenal finnish freshman takes the one-and-done direct route to the nhl.borgstrom, the florida panthers’ 2016 first-round draft pick, made two elite-level plays in denver’s four-goal second period friday as the pioneers rallied from a 2-0 deficit to defeat nebraska-omaha 5-3 at magness arena.borgstrom’s power-play goal tied it 2-2 and his ist on dylan gambrell’s goal shortly thereafter gave denver its first lead and all the momentum.“we were losing and we don’t want to make the same mistake we did last weekend (in a series split at st. cloud state,” borgstrom said after his 21st game at du. “i want to score. i want to help the t






colin staub makes good for denver pioneers in win


university of denver sophomore right wing colin staub was one of 12 players in the pioneers’ lineup for a 5-0 national collegiate hockey conference win over omaha at magness arena on urday night who are older than nathan mackinnon, the avalanche’s 21-year-old representative at the nhl all-star festivities in los angeles this weekend.staub will turn 23 on march 26.as reflected by the wide range of ages on rosters — they can range from 18 to the mid-20s — ncaa hockey can be about biding time between high school and college, often in the united states hockey league.in staub’s case, his hiatus e after he graduated from palmer high in colorado springs and involved three full seasons with the north american hockey league’s wichita falls wildcats, and then he was all set to enroll at the air forc






luca schuler taken to hospital after crash in winter x games big air


jason blevins covers tourism, mountain business, skiing and outdoor adventure sports for both the business and sports sections at the denver post, which he joined in 1997. he skis, pedals, paddles and occasionally boogies in the hills and is just as inspired by the lively entrepreneurial spirit that permeates colorado's high country communities as he is by the views.






lindsey vonn’s boyfriend, an nfl coach, understands her pain – the denver post


by andrew dampf, ap sports writercortina d’ampezzo, italy — lindsey vonn’s new boyfriend, an nfl coach, knows what the skier feels like when she crashes.kenan smith, who until recently was an istant wide receivers coach with the los angeles rams, has helped vonn lately as she fights through a series of injuries.“definitely the injuries are very relatable — just feeling stiff and hurting is very relatable,” vonn said sunday after finishing 12th in a world cup super-g. “in football they get hit all the time.”smith, who is looking to sign with a new nfl team, attended his first ski races in cortina.he had to help out as a bodyguard when vonn — the most successful female skier of all time with 77 victories — waded through the crowd as she exited the athletes’ area and hundreds of fans sought h






elusive double backflip at x games breaks snowmobiles, bodies


jason blevins covers tourism, mountain business, skiing and outdoor adventure sports for both the business and sports sections at the denver post, which he joined in 1997. he skis, pedals, paddles and occasionally boogies in the hills and is just as inspired by the lively entrepreneurial spirit that permeates colorado's high country communities as he is by the views.






person s , seriously wounded in aurora – the denver post


january 27, 2017, 7:55 pm colorado’s largest foreclosure law firm, run by larry castle and his wife, caren, was so good at its job that it had little trouble ginning up creative ways to pad its billings and reap millions in illegitimate profits on the backs of the banks it represented, the affected homeowners, and real estate investors who later bought the houses, the attorney...






person s , seriously wounded in aurora – the denver post


january 27, 2017, 7:55 pm colorado’s largest foreclosure law firm, run by larry castle and his wife, caren, was so good at its job that it had little trouble ginning up creative ways to pad its billings and reap millions in illegitimate profits on the backs of the banks it represented, the affected homeowners, and real estate investors who later bought the houses, the attorney...






von miller, shane ray could become nfl's best p rushing duo


editor’s note: sixth of an eight-part series breaking down the broncos’ roster as they reboot under new coach vance joseph. sunday: linebackers. up next: secondaryshane ray‘s mischievous smirk told his thoughts before he even answered the question.“can you imagine how it will be for you and von miller chasing quarterbacks full-time?”ray said, “yeah, i do. it’ll be scary.”that should become reality beginning next season. ray enters his third year, more mature and focused on becoming a pro bowl player. miller is the face of the broncos and an annual defensive player of the year candidate.together, they could become the best p rushing duo in the nfl.the broncos have a decision to make on whether to re-sign demarcus ware, but the afc west will still have its hands full with miller, ray and sha






two boys, 2 and 6, found in vehicle outside colorado springs bar, parents cited


january 27, 2017, 7:55 pm colorado’s largest foreclosure law firm, run by larry castle and his wife, caren, was so good at its job that it had little trouble ginning up creative ways to pad its billings and reap millions in illegitimate profits on the backs of the banks it represented, the affected homeowners, and real estate investors who later bought the houses, the attorney...






‘stop doing anything that could be construed as free speech’


activism, facebook, politics, trump news, u.s. news, whoa!denver police to protesters: ‘stop doing anything that could be construed as free speech’david edwards29 jan 2017 at 15:36 etprotesters at the denver airport over the weekend were told by police that it was illegal to exercise “free speech without a permit.” denverite reported that over 200 people gathered at the denver international airport on friday to protest president donald trump’s executive order banning travel from seven majority-muslim countries. in video posted to youtube, police commander tony lopez can be seen advising demonstrators that they are in violation of the law.“stop doing anything that could be construed as free speech without a permit,” he explains.lopez warns in the video, which lacks context, that even carryi






could rockies be playoff contender over broncos in 2017?


no offense to broncos quarterbacks trevor siemian and paxton lynch. but could it be the rockies have better young arms in jon gray, chad bettis, tyler chatwood and tyler anderson?the rockies are talking playoffs, the way the broncos always do. the difference? the rockies are a baseball team on the rise, while the broncos are a football team in transition. could it be that in 2017 coors field will be a happier place than mile high stadium?now that would rock broncos country, wouldn’t it?the rockies are finally acting like winners. with all due respect to new broncos coach vance joseph, if he thinks our local nfl team can quickly reboot with siemian or lynch at quarterback, the only kick joseph might get is in the pants.although they play in the national league west alongside san francisco a






2017 winter x games fans in aspen – the denver post


january 27, 2017, 6:38 pm it’s the year of the rooster, so of course asian avenue magazine’s lunar year party was something to crow about. in addition to the traditional lion dance and 10-course dinner that included treats like lobster and abalone, the event at empress seafood restaurant had and a dance demonstration by ben nguyen, a silent auction and holiday couplets written by chinese...






warmer weather for metro-area – the denver post


the metro area is expecting a stretch of warmer weather and sunny skies beginning sunday, according to the national weather service.the week starts with a high of 58 degrees on sunday, and is expected to climb to 62 on monday and tuesday, before dropping to the low 50s on thursday.colorado’s high country isn’t expected to see snow until thursday. “up to that point it’s pretty dry and pretty mild,” said frank cooper, nws meteorologist.






where customers can watch embly of “handmade skis from colorado trees” – the den


after karol groswold tried a pair of denver-made meier skis on a recent demo day at winter park, she had to have a pair. she loved the way they performed, but when she heard customers can order custom-made top-sheet g hics and even participate in designing them, she was sold.customers can buy skis off the rack at meier’s new factory, visible to thousands of motorists daily in the industrial area on the east side of interstate 25 between sixth avenue and colfax. they can watch skis being made by hand and listen to a sales pitch from a “ski-tender” who serves beer and beta on meier’s various models, which have wood cores made from colorado aspen and beetle-kill pine. if they want, they can design their own g hics, and that hit home for groswold.the meier factory is only a few blocks from whe






drafting for need is for losers. how about the broncos draft christian mccaffrey


it seems every nfl draftnik has the broncos taking wisconsin offensive tackle ryan ramczyk in the first round. i would prefer a thump-and-cover inside linebacker, another cornerback in case aqib talib acts up, or my personal favorite, alabama tight end o.j. howard.-brandon, fort collinskiz: i like the way you think! only a knucklehead drafts for need in the first round. draft in the first round for impact. howard could indeed make an impact for the broncos in the red zone. but if denver wants more touchdowns, is there a player in the draft that can score in more ways than christian mccaffrey, the pride of stanford and valor christian high school?why has the development of nuggets point guard been so poor?-marvin, aurorakiz: perhaps we all got a wee bit carried away with the emmanuel mudiay






drafting for need is for losers. how about the broncos draft christian mccaffrey


it seems every nfl draftnik has the broncos taking wisconsin offensive tackle ryan ramczyk in the first round. i would prefer a thump-and-cover inside linebacker, another cornerback in case aqib talib acts up, or my personal favorite, alabama tight end o.j. howard.-brandon, fort collinskiz: i like the way you think! only a knucklehead drafts for need in the first round. draft in the first round for impact. howard could indeed make an impact for the broncos in the red zone. but if denver wants more touchdowns, is there a player in the draft that can score in more ways than christian mccaffrey, the pride of stanford and valor christian high school?why has the development of the nuggets’ point guard been so poor?-marvin, aurorakiz: perhaps we all got a wee bit carried away with the emmanuel m






jeffco development is inevitable, so why oppose a sensible option?


john aguilar, the denver postprotesters against a plan to rezone space near dinosaur ridge hold a sign on jan. 17 outside the jefferson county government building in golden.if the utopian side of me had its way, i would stop every construction site in its tracks. just leave the land alone, don’t block my views, give me some space to breathe.but the sensible side of me says, hopefully someone would stop me. hopefully someone would say, we just can’t do that. not when somebody has lawfully bought the land. not when the venture won’t manifestly debase our lives. not when an economy has to grow if it’s not to die.that’s why the jefferson county commissioners — already having decided to alter the impact of a controversial commercial development proposed near an area off c-470 known as dinosaur






iranian couple, syrian mother and baby stopped at dia as protesters rallied in m


married doctors from iran on their way home to portland, and a mother and her infant daughter back from syria, were detained for about two hours urday by border patrol officers at denver international airport after a flight from frankfurt, germany, then quietly released to continue their travels amid a larger protest in the heart of the airport terminal against the policies that stopped them.agents stopped to question dr. abolfazi mehdizadeh kashi, 62, and his wife, dr. shahla chaichian, 61, shortly after disembarking from a lufthansa flight from frankfurt. they were allowed to continue traveling after about two hours, attorneys who spoke with them said.“there is no reason for two respectable surgeons, married, in their 60s, to be detained,” said zahra kashi, abolfazi’s 53-year-old sister.






teen sen ion kelly sildaru repeats as x games ski slopestyle champion, youngest


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nba: miami heat top detroit pistons for seventh straight win


goran dragic scored 23 points urday night and the miami heat defeated the visiting detriot pistons, 116-103, to push the nba’s longest current winning streak to seven games. wayne ellington added 19 points, james johnson had 18 and dion waiters scored 17 for the heat, who tied a season high with 14 three-pointers, including three by ellington in less than two minutes in the final quarter. miami out- scored detroit 26-12 in the fourth. miami was 11-30 at the midway point of its season, and hasn't lost since — although it is still only tied for 13th in the eastern conference. only golden state, san antonio and houston have put together longer winning streaks this season than the heat’s recent run.the heat outscored the pistons 26-12 in the fourth quarter, holding them to 30% shooting. reggie






pro bowl rosters


nfc rosterr-replacement playeroffensewr: odell beckham, n.y. giants; mike evans, tampa bay; doug baldwin-r, seattle; dez bryant-r, dallasot: tyron smith, dallas; trent williams, washington; david bakhtiari-r, green bayg: zack martin, dallas; josh sitton-r, chicago; trai turner-r, carolinac: travis frederick, dallas; jason kelce-r, philadelphiate: greg olsen, carolina; jimmy graham-r, seattleqb: dak prescott, dallas; drew brees-r, new orleans; kirk cousins-r, washingtonrb: ezekiel elliott, dallas; jordan howard-r, chicago; darren sproles-r, philadelphiafb: mike tolbert, carolinadefensede: everson griffen, vikings; cliff avril, seattle; michael bennett, seattledt: gerald mccoy, tampa bay; fletcher cox, philadelphia; linval joseph-r, vikingsolb: thomas davis, carolina; anthony barr-r, vikings






iranian couple, syrian mother and baby stopped at dia as protesters rallied in m


married doctors from iran on their way home to portland, and a mother and her infant daughter back from syria, were detained for about two hours urday by border patrol officers at denver international airport after a flight from frankfurt, germany, then quietly released to continue their travels amid a larger protest in the heart of the airport terminal against the policies that stopped them.agents stopped to question dr. abolfazi mehdizadeh kashi, 62, and his wife, dr. shahla chaichian, 61, shortly after disembarking from a lufthansa flight from frankfurt. they were allowed to continue traveling after about two hours, attorneys who spoke with them said.“there is no reason for two respectable surgeons, married, in their 60s, to be detained,” said zahra kashi, abolfazi’s 53-year-old sister.






protests erupt at airports following trump travel ban


president donald trump's travel ban barring citizens of seven predominantly muslim nations entry into the u.s. has sparked protests around the country.a look at what is happening:___new yorka protest at john f. kennedy airport, where 12 refugees were detained urday, swelled to more than 2,000 people, including some celebrities. the agency that runs the airport tried to restore order by shutting down the train that runs to airport terminals. gov. andrew cuomo, a democrat, reversed that decision, saying people had a right to protest. "the people of new york will have their voices heard," he said in a statement.___newark, new jerseymore than 120 people clutching signs denouncing the trump immigration orders gathered at newark liberty international airport. northjersey.com reports that they jo






colin staub makes good for denver pioneers in win


university of denver sophomore right wing colin staub was one of 12 players in the pioneers’ lineup for a 5-0 national collegiate hockey conference win over omaha at magness arena on urday night who are older than nathan mackinnon, the avalanche’s 21-year-old representative at the nhl all-star festivities in los angeles this weekend.staub, who had two power-play goals and an ist in the pioneers’ romp, will turn 23 on march 26.as reflected by the wide range of ages on rosters — they can range from 18 to the mid-20s — ncaa hockey can be about biding time between high school and college, often in the united states hockey league.in staub’s case, his hiatus e after he graduated from palmer high in colorado springs and involved three full seasons with the north american hockey league’s wichita f






which wwe superstars will win? – the denver post


the road to wrestlemania makes a pit stop at the royal rumble. and for the first time in years, a favorite to win the wwe’s famous 30-man namesake is up for grabs.the royal rumble takes place sunday at the alamodome in san antonio. denver post pro wrestling nerd joe nguyen breaks down the event’s matches and predicts who he believes will win:podcast: denver post pro wrestling nerds joe nguyen and hugh johnson break down their predictions for the royal rumble.http://extras.denverpost.com/media/mp3/2017/wrestling/wrestling01292017.mp3pre-showsasha banks vs. nia jaxsingles matchwho should win: jax.the raw women’s division needs more challengers to charlotte flair’s title belt and a win for jax would propel her into the upper echelon.who will win: jax.cesaro and sheamus (c) vs. luke gallows an






homeless spending days at denver’s libraries find help in the stacks – the denve


a crowd waits outside denver’s central library on cold winter mornings, many of them homeless, their backpacks and wheeled luggage carts heavy with necessities of life on the street.when the doors open at 10 a.m., they rush inside to spend hours reading, resting and using computers to look for work or do other research.“it gets us someplace warm, reasonably safe and we can get work done,” said james short, 51, who regularly meets with two other homeless men in a third-floor conference room to develop a plan that they hope will blossom into a hydroponics business.denver public libraries have long been a haven for the homeless — especially during cold weather — making the facilities an ideal place to link them with referrals to housing and other services. but with the numbers of both regular






donald "cowboy" cerrone falls in stunning upset to jorge masvidal


donald cerrone moseyed inside urday evening wearing a brimmed hat and a bolo tie, shaking hands with security guards in the hallways. outside, he hoped, his posse was handing out free cans of beer from an rv, 50 cases of it. “i’m a man of the people,” he said.the fighter known as “cowboy” is at least a man of colorado, a hometown veteran of the mixed martial arts who found the sport when he went looking for something more exciting than bull riding. more than 10 years after his first professional mma fight, a decade removed from dusty fights with sparse crowds along the front range, cerrone was back in denver, this time with an arena full of fans on his side.but the 33-year-old stepped into a street fight at the pepsi center on a nationally-televised card, as miami’s jorge masvidal stunned