Articles By Jesse Paul

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Protesters, Denver police clash for second hectic night near Capitol

Officers deployed tear gas and nonlethal projectiles near the intersection of East Colfax Avenue and Lincoln Street. The demonstration lasted for hours.

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Denver mayor says destructive protesters sullied message of demonstration; 13 arrests made, shooting under investigation

Denver police Chief Paul Pazen lauded his officers' behavior and says rocks were thrown at them. Police fired nonlethal projectiles and tear gas into crowds.

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Gov. Jared Polis allowed Colorado restaurants to reopen. But would he take his family to one?

Polis said he hasn’t gone yet and that he hasn’t “made any decisions on that.” Experts say there’s risk, but steps can be taken to ensure a safer dining experience.

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Colorado legislature won’t be in session Friday, Saturday after destructive Denver protests

The legislature returned on Tuesday after a pause of more than two months because of the coronavirus crisis. Lawmakers were set to tackle Colorado's crippled budget on Friday and Saturday.

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Colorado governor defends prison system, accuses ACLU of using coronavirus to push its agenda

“The pandemic is no excuse to let criminals out,” Gov. Jared Polis said Thursday, saying that steps have been taken to ensure the safety of inmates and guards at state prisons

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Colorado unemployment filings decline for sixth straight week, though payouts remain high

The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment said on Thursday that 15,603 initial claims were filed last week for people normally eligible to collect benefits

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Coronavirus deaths at Colorado nursing homes slow, reach 737; outbreaks at restaurants, stores continue to climb

The Sterling Correctional Facility in northeast Colorado is the site of the state’s largest coronavirus outbreak. At least 539 inmates there have tested positive for the disease and two have died.

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Safety and stoke: A-Basin’s coronavirus reopening provides glimpse of what next ski season may look like

The snow was soft, the sun was shining and the lift lines were short. Besides mask-wearing and social distancing, it felt like a normal day of late spring skiing.

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Democrats approve rule to allow lawmakers to avoid Colorado Capitol, cast votes remotely during coronavirus

Republicans oppose the change in rules and argued lawmakers should show up, regardless of the risk