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From gang life to community leader: One young man's story, and whom he credits

Denver non-profit Project Voyce is having success transforming struggling students. This is Sir Martin's story.

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CSU basketball one of first to use high-tech player eval system

The team is coming off one of the best seasons in team history — and the first year the school implemented a cutting-edge system that is used by every pro team.

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Graying Baby Boomers lead to rise in number of Colorado seniors

Colorado has one of the fastest growing populations of people 65 and older and that means large numbers of people retiring from jobs and more demand for many services.

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The devastating flood that 50 years ago helped shape Denver

On June 16, 1965, the roiling waters of the South Platte River claimed 21 lives and damaged or destroyed nearly 2,000 buildings. The flood also helped shaped the city we know today, says Westword writer Alan Prendergast.

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Mapping where Colorado's graying Boomers are growing in numbers

Colorado has one of the fastest growing populations of people 65 and older and that means large numbers of people retiring from jobs and more demand for many services.

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Study: 2013 Front Range floods caused a thousand year's worth of erosion

The catastrophic rains and landslides inflicted more damage on the local environment than a thousand years worth of daily weathering.

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Denver's mayoral race draws few well known challengers for Hancock

Nevertheless, the challengers hope to capitalize on some of the discontent in Denver surrounding development, affordable housing, transportation and other issues.

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Loud & Clear: Comments on Armenian doctor, Peanuts' Lucy, pot banking, and the Turnverei...

The latest round up of comments from Colorado Matters listeners.

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Denver attorney Christina Brown reflects on efforts to free detained immigrants

Christina Brown led a pro bono effort to help mothers and their kids fleeing violence in Central America. She's back in Denver as detentions continue.

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'Wild Child' author: 7 minutes outside a day isn't enough for kids

"We need to move forward into a future that is rich in both technology and nature," Scott Sampson says during an appearance on Colorado Matters at the Tattered.

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