Gov. Jared Polis is introduced during his inauguration at the Colorado Capitol on Tuesday, January 8, 2019. (Pool photo by AAron Ontiveroz, The Denver Post)

Jared Polis makes history as he becomes Colorado’s governor. Here’s what it means.

Jared Polis is the nation’s first openly gay man elected governor as well as Colorado’s first Jewish governor

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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.