Colorado native Paul Romer, co-winner of the 2018 Nobel Prize for Economics, speaks at a news conference at NYU on Oct. 8, 2018. He said Monday that he ignored calls letting him know he'd won the prize, thinking they were coming from spammers. (Richard Drew, AP Photo)

Colorado native studying the economics of climate change shares Nobel Prize

Paul Romer, son of former Gov. Roy Romer, won for studying the way innovation drives prosperity. He said Monday the research gives him hope that people can solve even a problem as difficult as a warming planet.

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New political groups emerge in Colorado’s election 2018 TV advertising battle, explained in graphics

Walker Stapleton and Jena Griswold, for instance, are each getting a boost from new political TV ads

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Denver’s tech ecosystem is a work in progress as companies come and grow — and others get sold

SendGrid was a Front Range darling, a born-in-Boulder company that had made it. Now it’s been acquired.