Unusual architecture, like the Daniel Libeskind-designed Hamilton wing of the Denver Art Museum, is designed to excite. But Denver architect Don Ruggles worries the odd angles and sharp points of some contemporary architecture is so disorienting that it can have a dangerous impact on our health. (Marvin Anani, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Is Denver’s contemporary architecture killing us?

Denver architect Don Ruggles worries that the odd angles and sharp points meant to excite are also causing neuroaesthetic problems. "This is a public-health issue, not a style issue."

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More poverty, fewer federal dollars: Suburban Denver schools face hard choices about who gets cut off

Large districts like Aurora, Jeffco, and Cherry Creek are among those grappling with how to serve more schools with higher percentages of students living in poverty

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97-year-old Colorado Springs man, one of the last surviving USS Arizona crew members, dies

Stratton was one of the survivors of the Dec. 7, 1941, Japanese aerial attack on the U.S. Navy base at Pearl Harbor on Oahu, Hawaii. More than 1,100 crew members died on the battleship.