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CSU Rams AD Joe Parker: Football schedule, COVID-19 test results expected within next few days


As far as Joe Parker is concerned, the CSU-UNC game on Sept. 19 is still on. And even though football activities are paused because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Rams could know what their football schedule will look like — at least the Mountain West Conference side of it — within the next few days.

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Keeler: Garett Bolles might be luckiest man on planet. He just became Broncos’ most indispensable player.


Amazing, isn’t it? How Broncos tackle Garett Bolles continues to prove the old Woody Allen axiom that 80 percent of success in life is just showing the heck up. That just by being there, he’s now the most invaluable player on the Broncos roster.

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Microsoft confirms talks seeking to buy U.S. arm of TikTok


Microsoft confirmed Sunday it is in talks with Chinese company ByteDance to acquire the U.S. arm of its popular video app TikTok and has discussed with President Donald Trump his concerns about security and censorship surrounding such an acquisition.

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Colorado makes a cameo in new book ‘Ghosting the News’ about the U.S. local journalism crisis Your weekly roundup of Colorado local news & media


It takes fewer than five pages for Colorado to make its first cameo in a new book called Ghosting the News: Local Journalism and the Crisis of American Democracy, written by Washington Post media columnist Margaret Sullivan. Surprise, surprise, right? The book is a compact survey of the smoking rubble that is the local news business in America, a quick-paced mini-tour […]

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Misinformation on the coronavirus is proving highly contagious


As the world races to find a vaccine and a treatment for COVID-19, there is seemingly no antidote in sight to the burgeoning outbreak of coronavirus conspiracy theories, hoaxes, anti-mask myths and sham cures.

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Here’s how Trump’s opposition to mail voting hurts the GOP


Republicans once dominated voting by mail in Florida. But that was before President Donald Trump got involved.

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Meteorologist Marty Coniglio leaves 9News after comparing federal troops to Nazis


Meteorologist Marty Coniglio, a staple of Denver TV weather for three decades, left 9News Friday, a day after he compared federal troops in U.S. cities with Nazism on social media.

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An open letter from an early career Colorado journalist Your weekly roundup of Colorado local news & media


For the first item in this week’s column, I’m turning the mic over to Lucy Haggard, a born-and-raised Coloradan and recent graduate of the University of Colorado Boulder. We overlapped at The Colorado Independent when she interned there while in college, and she offers this open letter in the hope it might spark a conversation: […]

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Greene: The hardest stories Colorado has one of the highest suicide rates in the nation. Under a grant from the Carter Center and family of Ben Rosenthal, we will be chronicling mental health issues here over the next year.


Ben Rosenthal, second from left, with his sister Ariella, mother Inka, father Robert and brother Adam.Dear readers,  The story of Ben Rosenthal’s death last year is not mine to tell. For starters, I never met the 26-year-old from Marin County, California. I never watched him excel on a lacrosse field. And I wasn’t lucky enough to have read the screenplays and novel he was always writing, or to have heard […]

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‘Deep introspection’ on ‘race and racism’ at Colorado Public Radio Your weekly roundup of Colorado local news & media


More and more, news audiences are learning about the experiences of journalists of color as outlets again grapple with the makeup of their newsrooms and their approaches to coverage. “We’re finally feeling empowered to speak openly about racism in the newsroom,” wrote Soledad O’Brien in a recent column for The New York Times. A response has sparked internal conversations within newsrooms, […]

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