Clarence Smoyer, the unhelmeted soldier atop this T26E3 Pershing tank, was filmed by an Army newsreel photographer on March 6, 1945. (Courtesy of Ballantine Books)

A World War II tank gunner with a story to tell rolled into downtown Denver to pay respects to the general he revered

Gen. Maurice Rose, war hero and namesake of a local hospital, was killed weeks before the end of the war. To Cpl. Clarence Smoyer, his memory lives on.

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Michael Bloomberg has created a parallel presidential race in states like Colorado. Can he win?

Skipping the early voting states and banking on success in later delegate-rich contests has never been done successfully.

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Michael Bennet on why America should keep tabs on the impeachment trial, even if the trajectory won’t change

Bennet, Colorado’s Democratic U.S. Senator, says he thinks Senate Republicans -— “if (they) have any self respect” — should let former national security adviser John Bolton testify

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Most Colorado teacher prep programs don’t teach reading well, report says. University leaders don’t buy it.

While many higher education leaders discount the report as an unreliable gauge of whether teacher prep programs adequately train teachers on reading instruction, there’s no debate that far too many children struggle with reading