Tue February 18, 2014

Are You Ready? Denver In Top 10 Of Fastest Growing U.S. Cities

Wells Fargo Center, one the most recognizable features of the Denver skyline.
Jim Hill KUNC


Fri February 14, 2014

Lawmakers Hold Hearing On U.S. 36 Flap

Road signs for U.S. 36 in Arvada, Colo., June 2007.
Landry Heaton Flickr - Creative Commons

Transportation officials told Colorado lawmakers Thursday that they could’ve done more to educate the public about a new public private partnership on U.S. 36 – but they’re still moving ahead with the plan. The project to ease congestion between Denver and Boulder has been in the works for more than a decade, and would be the first of its kind in the state.

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Wed February 12, 2014

Surprising CDOT, Lawmakers Push Back Over U.S. 36 Public-Private Partnership

Road signs for U.S. 36 in Arvada, Colo., June 2007.
Landry Heaton Flickr - Creative Commons

Roughly 100,000 cars travel along U.S. Highway 36 between Boulder and Denver each day. In a bid to ease congestion, Colorado is embarking into uncharted territory as the state’s department of transportation is creating a public-private partnership.

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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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Fri January 31, 2014

New Regional Website Shows Multiple Options For Daily Commute

The homepage of

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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