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Denver Food Deserts Prioritizing Childhood Nutrition Education With Help Of Community Gardens

In 2014, 35% of all households in America, or 42 million households, were growing food at home or in a community garden, up 17% in five years. Three years later, community gardening efforts are still on the rise, and one childcare center in northeast Denver is educating children at a young age about the importance of gardening and healthy eating, according to The Denver Post.

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Denver Weddings and Romance Tourism on the Rise in Denver

In Denver, the wedding industry is doing exceptionally well.

According to KDVR, the number of issued marriage licenses has increased by more than 10%.

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Community Coming Together To Support Woman Who Lost Home And Health

“Where are you going to stay? Where is your next meal going to come from? It just kind of hit, we’re actually homeless.”

These are the heartbreaking words of 55-year-old grandmother Bobbi Glock who, on top of having her house burn down, was recently and tragically diagnosed with lung cancer.

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Meet 'Clarke', Denver's New Plastic-Sorting Robot

As the global population continues to grow, more and more waste is being produced. At the local level, Denver is combating waste management problems with a little help from a plastic-sorting robot named Clarke.

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Denver Road Improvements Stalled By Huge Construction Worker Shortage

As the city of Denver continues to expand, a major construction project began Monday that will transform many current one-way streets into two-way streets, according to KDVR.com.

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Invasive Japanese Beetles Continue To Wreak Havoc On Denver Metro Area Gardens

If you’re a resident of the Denver metro area and have recently noticed a shiny green and red beetle making an unwelcome visit in your home or garden, you’re certainly not alone.

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Residents of Denver Meadows Mobile Home Park Face Homelessness Due To New Development

“There are far too many unanswered questions and… there may well not have been sufficient opportunity for those who are most impacted to understand what approval will mean for them long-term.”

This was a statement made last year by Aurora Mayor Steve Hogan regarding the prospective of turning Denver Meadows Mobile Home park into a “trendy light-rail station development,” according to The Aurora Sentinel.

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Denver Police Chase Ends In Shooting; Suspect Identified And Arrested

A police chase in Denver on Sunday, June 18 turned into a climactic shooting involving an officer in Aurora.

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Colorado's Good Samaritan Law Won't Take Effect Until August, But Incidents of Dogs Left In Hot Cars Are Already Declining

As the blazing summer heat continues to beat down on Denver residents, it seems as though pet owners are finally learning that a hot car is no place to keep their furry friends, even for a short period of time.

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Denver Surgical Assistant Sentenced To 6 Years In Prison For Posing As Plastic Surgeon

Globally, beauty and personal care is a $400 billion industry, and it’s no secret that cosmetic and aesthetic procedures are becoming increasingly popular for those who want to change their appearance. In fact, cosmetic procedures have increased by 39% over the past five years.

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CCU Administrator Agrees To Debate Denver 420 Attorney On Marijuana Impact

It’s no secret that Denver is known for being a very pro-marijuana city, and the Denver 420 Rally is one of the biggest cannabis-related events of the year. However, Jeff Hunt, vice president of public policy for Colorado Christian University and the director of CCU’s Centennial Institute, wants to permanently ban the annual rally and created a petition to do so after alleged news stories reported serious damage to the Civic Center, where the rally was held.

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Nichols Partnership Buys Turntable Studios For $31 Million

Those looking for an apartment in the Denver metropolitan area may be pleased to hear that hotel-turned-apartment-complex Turntable Studios was just sold for $31 million.

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Denver Lyft Driver Left Paying Thousands After Sustaining Accidental Damage To Vehicle

While ride-sharing companies such as Uber and Lyft are growing in popularity, one unfortunate case should remind drivers to always read the fine print.