An Air Force Academy football game in Colorado Springs. With the passage of Proposition DD, Coloradans would be able to bet on collegiate sports starting in May 2020. (Mark Byzewski, via Creative Commons)

Colorado voters narrowly approve sports betting, turning on new spigot for water project funding

The Associated Press projected on Wednesday afternoon that Proposition DD would pass. Voters in the Denver area pushed the ballot question into the “yes” column

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Aurora delays in-person learning for high school students until November, following Denver Public Schools

With COVID-19 cases on the rise, high school students will continue remote learning through Nov. 13. Younger students may also have to return to classes at home

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We’ve mapped out the 22 homes that were destroyed or damaged by the Cal-Wood fire

The fire torched nearly 9,000 acres and forced thousands to flee their homes

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“They silenced us”: Colorado parents-turned-teachers want schools, lawmakers to give them a voice

Even as many parents have become their child’s lead educator during the coronavirus, they feel muted in conversations about schooling.