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Broncos now have the NFL’s wealthiest, most diverse ownership

The Denver Broncos now sport the wealthiest owner in the NFL and the league’s most diverse ownership group. Four of the six members of the Walton-Penner ownership group, which was welcomed into the NFL fraternity this week, are women or minorities. Walmart heir Rob Walton said Wednesday that his son-in-law, Greg Penner, will serve as CEO of the […]

Posted inBusiness, Crime and Courts, Health, News

Federal prosecutors in Colorado, across the U.S. sue Walmart over role in opioid crisis

By Michael Balsamo, The Associated Press and Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is suing Walmart, alleging the company unlawfully dispensed controlled substances through its pharmacies, helping to fuel the opioid crisis in America. The civil complaint being filed Tuesday points to the role Walmart’s pharmacies may have played in the […]

Posted inBusiness, COVID, News

Here’s where the jobs are in Colorado as unemployment surges during coronavirus’ economic meltdown

On Wednesday, the Mesa County Workforce Center job hotline shared nine new jobs, including one for a full-time engineer earning $6,322 a month. A day earlier, there were five new ones, including a part-time youth services specialist paying $22.62 an hour. There’s been a steady flow of new job listings as the shutdown to slow […]

Posted inEnvironment, Outdoors, Politics and Government

Colorado may legalize sports betting with Prop. DD. But a different gambling expansion didn’t make it.

In an overwhelming bipartisan vote, the General Assembly agreed to put a question before voters Tuesday to legalize sports betting. But in a little-noticed vote in this year’s legislative session, top Colorado lawmakers rejected a different request to expand state-sanctioned gambling. Colorado Voter Guide 2019: What you need to know about propositions CC and DD […]

Posted inOpinion, Opinion Columns

Wilson: Dear CSU, permitting blackface opens a racial Pandora’s box.

It feels like an abusive relationship, sometimes. First, the offense takes place. Then,  the gaslighting commences.  The intestinal fortitude it takes to stand one’s moral ground in the face of offensive racial aggressions and historical revisions is energy that could simply be spent living our best lives. The problem is, ignoring racism isn’t safe if […]