Denver

2:48pm

Wed February 26, 2014
Transportation

Will Tolling Become The Ultimate CDOT Funding Source?

The I-25 managed toll lane.
Colorado Department of Transportation Flickr

The contract for a 50 year U.S. 36 public-private partnership that has caused a public furor has been signed. Colorado Department of Transportation officials say the P3 is an effective way to fund transport projects. But with more managed toll lanes and possible P3’s in the works, are they best solution to a growing traffic problem?

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8:10am

Wed February 26, 2014
Arts District

‘An Extraordinary Affinity Between Music And Cinema’ At The Silent Movies

Actors Lon Chaney and Joan Crawford in a scene from the 1927 silent film "The Unknown." Its among the films being screened at the Denver Silent Film Festival.
Denver Silent Film Festival

Silent film has a long history in Colorado. The popularity of Wild West themed films meant many were shot here in the late 1800s and early 1900s. But don’t call them old.

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12:37pm

Sat February 22, 2014
Population Growth

College Educated Moving To Denver In Droves

Denver's high wage jobs are attracting the college educated.
Credit Sheila Sund / Flickr - Creative Commons

You've been delayed on Front Range highways, felt the crowds while shopping and generally get the feeling that Fort Collins, Greeley, Boulder and Denver are starting to blend into one giant metropolitan area. Several statistics from places like the U.S. Census bear that out. The educated are finding Colorado very appealing.

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11:44am

Thu February 20, 2014
Education

Superintendents Want Greater Role In Colorado Education Policy

The gold dome of the Colorado capitol building in Denver, Colo.
Ken Lund Flickr - Creative Commons

Nearly every school superintendent across Colorado put their name to a letter asking state lawmakers to focus exclusively on restoring budget cuts to school districts and drop bills they’re calling unnecessary.

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1:41am

Wed February 19, 2014
Shots - Health News

Elusive Goal: A Transparent Price List For Health Care

Originally published on Wed February 19, 2014 5:37 am

Some states are trying to make health care prices available to the public by collecting receipts from those who pay the bills: Medicare, Medicaid and private insurers. Some states' efforts to make these prices available are in jeopardy.
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Coffee is important to many of us, but let's say your coffee maker breaks. Finding a new one is as easy as typing "shop coffee maker" into your browser. Voila — you've got models, prices and customer reviews at your fingertips.

But say you need something less fun than a coffee maker — like a colonoscopy. Shopping for one of those is a lot harder. Actual prices for the procedure are almost impossible to find, and Bob Kershner says there's huge variation in cost from one clinic to the next.

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