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Traffic drives complaints, quest for solutions

Jackie Bradley moved to Highlands Ranch 25 years ago when there was little development south of Highlands Ranch Parkway and University Boulevard and County Line Road were two-lane streets. “I've seen a lot of changes,” said Bradley, whose …
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Competition puts students, robots to the test

Robots race at each other in a metallic frenzy, scooping up balls, gears and sprockets as quickly as they can. The collected parts are brought back to their stations and the fuel is loaded before the propellers can start to turn. “The idea …
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Noodle dish a real pho-nomenon

Of all the traditions Vietnamese immigrants brought to the United States, pho is probably the one most people recognize, even if they can’t pronounce it. The beef-and-noodle dish, pronounced “fuh,” originated in Vietnam in the 1880s. The …
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    • Special athletes shine on ice in Centennial

      Special Olympics figure and speed skaters dazzled judges with their grace, balance and joy. Alexa Barricklow, in the 22-to-29 age division, enjoyed showing her speed and accuracy in the level six compulsory figure skating round, the most advanced …

    • Dirt Coffee impresses investors at contest

      The employees at Dirt Coffee are amazing — just ask the people who donated $7,291 to the company at a nonprofit event hosted by the South Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce at the Denver Botanic Gardens on March 23. The company took first place …

    • Supreme Court rules against Douglas County School District in case of special-needs student

      A unanimous U.S. Supreme Court decision March 22 regarding the Douglas County School district will have ramifications for special needs students across the country. The court has sided with the …

    • Women supporting women ‘was never a new idea’

      Sometimes it’s easier for a doula to describe what she isn’t than to define what she is. “I’m your support person, I’m not a doctor. I’m not your husband,” Denise Grovo, a doula in training, tells her first client, Centennial …

    • Special athletes shine on ice in Centennial

      Special Olympics figure and speed skaters dazzled judges with their grace, balance and joy. Alexa Barricklow, in the 22-to-29 age division, enjoyed showing her speed and accuracy in the level six compulsory figure skating round, the most advanced …