Aging association AARP sponsored this year's opening night party at Denver Startup Week. “As soon as people say, ‘Why is AARP involved in Denver Startup Week,’ we’ve won. We get to explain why,” said Bob Murphy, state director of 700,000-member AARP Colorado. (Tamara Chuang, The Colorado Sun)

Denver Startup Week isn’t just for Denverites. It’s drawing people from across the U.S.

With attendees from nearly every state, the entrepreneurial event finds appeal among seniors, artists and outsiders

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Denver authorities might be instructed to look the other way on magic mushrooms, but they remain illegal

The mushroom remains a federal Schedule 1 controlled substance, prohibited under state and federal law

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Austin Eubanks, Columbine school shooting survivor who became advocate for fighting addiction, found dead

Austin Eubanks was shot in the hand and knee in the Columbine attack that killed 12 classmates and a teacher