Denver

9:15am

Wed May 21, 2014
Business

Denver-Based Flour Milling Merger Moves Forward

Ardent Mills will control about a third of the American flour milling market.
Credit Wikimedia Commons

Federal regulators Tuesday gave the final go-ahead for two of the country’s largest flour milling companies to merge and set up shop with a headquarters in Denver.

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5:30am

Wed May 21, 2014
Marijuana

Without A Marijuana Breathalyzer, How To Curb Stoned Driving?

Originally published on Wed May 21, 2014 7:28 am

In an effort to make the roadways safer, Colorado set a marijuana DUI blood standard for drivers. But it's difficult to actually measure how high a person is.
iStockphoto

Like many medical marijuana patients, Greg Duran says he drives in fear, knowing he could be busted at any moment for driving under the influence.

As he merges onto Interstate 70 north of Denver, Duran explains that he's probably over the state's new marijuana limit: 5 nanograms per milliliter of blood of THC, the psychoactive chemical in pot.

"It would be devastating if I lost my car. It would change everything," Duran says.

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2:56pm

Tue May 13, 2014
Business

One Program Behind Colorado’s High Refugee Employment Rate

Mentors and protégés in the CFaSST program pose at the Gala For the Public Good.
Maxwell Gleicher University of Denver

For the 70,000 refugees who resettle in the United States every year, one of the most important transitions comes when launching a successful and productive career. Across the West, refugee employment entered rates range from a low of 23 percent in California to a high of 77 percent in Idaho and 72 percent in Colorado.

A unique partnership between the Fritz Knoebel School of Hospitality Management at the University of Denver and the African Community Center is playing an increasingly important role toward that high success rate.

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6:00am

Mon May 12, 2014
Colorado Wonders

Get A Drone's-Eye View Of Colorado's Front Range

Screencap from the video, showing the view from above over Speer Blvd. in Denver. Downtown skyscrapers loom to the right of the frame.
Metro Denver EDC

9:16am

Sat May 10, 2014
Design

Photos From The Union Station Transit Center Opening

There are several vantage points from which to spy the existing Union Station facade through newly constructed skylights, window openings and the above around pavilions. This view from tracks 5 and 7.
Carrie Saldo

Union Station was the home Friday for a day-long ceremonial opening, replete with everything you'd expect as Denver celebrated its future transit hub. The day was marked by a ribbon cutting, official speeches, music, games, and - of course - a beer garden.

The design of Denver's new Union Station Transit Center shines light on the daily commute.

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