Denver

1:48am

Wed February 5, 2014
Shots - Health News

A Denver Family Of Doctors Has Seen Medicine Transformed

Originally published on Thu February 6, 2014 6:06 am

Michael Sawyer, the latest doctor in his family, holds a portrait of his grandfather Dr. Ken Sawyer, while his father Robert, a surgeon, looks on.
Barry Gutierrez for NPR

What it means to be a doctor in America is changing.

The Affordable Care Act is one reason. But the federal health overhaul is just the latest factor among many that have affected the practice of medicine.

Just ask Drs. Robert and Michael Sawyer, a father and son in a family that has worked at Denver Health since the 1930s.

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1:41pm

Fri January 31, 2014
Transportation

New Regional Website Shows Multiple Options For Daily Commute

The homepage of mywaytogo.org
DRCOG

A new website created by the Denver Regional Council of Governments hopes to educate commuters on the different forms of transportation offered in the region that get you from point A to point B.

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11:02am

Thu January 30, 2014
Politics

Later Bar Hours On Tap At The Colorado Capitol

Barkeep and patrons enjoy an evening at a Denver establishment. A new bill at the statehouse is proposing extending closing times past 2 a.m.
Thomas Hawk Flickr - Creative Commons

Could closing time change for your local watering hole? That's a statehouse proposal under consideration, allowing Colorado communities to decide whether to extend bar hours. Some feel a change to the law could do more harm than good.

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7:30am

Fri January 24, 2014
Urban Development

Globeville And Elyria-Swansea: Gentrification Wary, But Looking For Change

Interstate 70 travels over the Globeville/Elyria-Swansea neighborhoods.
Nathan Heffel KUNC

Both well-known and blighted, the Globeville/Elyria-Swansea neighborhoods just north of Denver are in for some big changes. The ambitious projects will potentially cost billions of dollars and significantly transform the community. Residents hope the revitalization won’t come at their expense.

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6:47am

Thu January 23, 2014
Arts District

'The Whipping Man' Is Emblematic Of Curious' Approach To Theater

The challenges of life after the Civil War are explored in 'The Whipping Man,' currently on stage at Curious Theatre Company. Pictured are actors Laurence Curry and Sean Scrutchins.
Michael Ensminger, courtesy of Curious Theatre.

On the heels of the 150th anniversary of the emancipation proclamation, Curious Theatre Company has mounted The Whipping Man, a play that looks at the painful legacy of slavery in post-Civil War Richmond, Va.

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