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Warm, sunny conditions in store for Denver this weekend - Fri, 19 Oct 2018
Denver and the Front Range can expect pleasant fall conditions throughout the weekend, according to the National Weather Service.

9 ways to get cheap ski gear in Colorado for this winter - Fri, 19 Oct 2018
There are plenty of ways for skiers and snowboarders to save money on gear and clothing from second-hand gear stores to daily rental options.

Colorado political spending hits new record high less than three weeks before Election Day - Fri, 19 Oct 2018
Political spending in state races already has hit a record this cycle and more than two weeks still remain before all the ballots are cast.

Colorado utilities turning on to battery power, thanks to dropping prices, advances in technology - Fri, 19 Oct 2018
Faster-than-expected drops in prices and advances in technology have found utilities like Xcel Energy and United Power in Colorado adding what was once considered the "holy grail" of renewable energy -- batteries to store power.

Denver Sports Omelette: A roundup of Broncos news from the big Week 7 win over Arizona Cardinals - Fri, 19 Oct 2018
Happy Friday, Omelette readers! Broncos fans, rejoice! Your weekend kicks off with Denver kicking the Arizona Cardinals' posteriors on Thursday. Here's everything you need to know from the game:

Tonight’s Mega Millions jackpot is approaching a cool $1 billion. Here are your odds, what to do if you win, and more. - Fri, 19 Oct 2018
The estimated jackpot for the multi-state Mega Millions game increased from $900 million to $970 million on Thursday, and Colorado Lottery spokeswoman Jennifer Churchill said she wouldn't be surprised if it reached $1 billion before the next drawing at 9 p.m. Friday.

Rising test scores and dwindling trust: Denver Public Schools chief Tom Boasberg leaves a complicated legacy - Fri, 19 Oct 2018
Supporters hail Tom Boasberg as the engine behind an urban district success story. But critics point to stubborn problems that haven’t gone away.

Ask Amy: Writer wants to start civility movement - Fri, 19 Oct 2018
Dear Amy: Like many people, I have strong opinions about the state of politics in the U.S. But, I'm increasingly concerned about the venom with which people state their opinions.

Video shows Weld County teacher taping middle school student to chair, police say - Fri, 19 Oct 2018
The Evans Police Department is investigating a Prairie Heights Middle School teacher after police say cellphone video surfaced showing the teacher taping a 7th-grade student to a chair.

Trump says there will be “severe” consequences if Saudis murdered Khashoggi - Fri, 19 Oct 2018
President Donald Trump acknowledged Thursday it "certainly looks" as though missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead, and he threatened "very severe" consequences if the Saudis are found to have murdered him.