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Denver novelist Francine Mathews finds inspiration for thriller in Ian Fleming

Francine Mathews gets inside the head of James Bond's creator in her new book, "Too Bad To Die."

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The Aurora theater shooting trial starts Monday. Here's what we know so far

Opening statements are scheduled for Monday in the trial of James Holmes, who has admitted killing 12 people and injuring dozens more in July 2012.

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Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Thief of Bagdad' opens the Denver Silent Film Festival

The event begins Friday night at the University of Denver's Sturm Hall, with a program that includes 18 films over a three-day period.

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For Anahid Katchian, father's survival is evidence of the Armenian genocide

"I was on the road east, into the mountains, barefoot with many more children like me and we went, and went, and went," Dr. Azad Katchian...

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In new book, Boulder author explores the dark side of spirituality

Scott Carney's nonfiction work chronicles the life and death of Stanford-educated Ian Thorson. His story is indicative of the darkest...

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In Cuba, Coloradans see business opportunities

New opportunities for Colorado businesses may open in the island nation in areas like tourism, agriculture, banking, and technology.

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Why the inspiration for Lucy from 'Peanuts' was bittersweet about her claim to fame

Louanne Van Pelt, who died earlier this month, knew Charles Schulz and was the basis for Lucy, who was often a thorn in the sides of the...

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Why the inspiration for Lucy from 'Peanuts' was bittersweet about her claim to fame

Louanne Van Pelt, who died earlier this month, knew Charles Schulz and was the basis for Lucy, who was often a thorn in the sides of the...

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Colorado state senator and teachers talk about how growing up poor shaped their lives

They remember moving a lot as kids. They recall time when there wasn't enough food. Their careers were shaped by the experience of growing...

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The story of what happened after the Ludlow Massacre in Colorado

One-hundred years ago, the Rockefeller family used the YMCA to form a more perfect worker for their southern Colorado coal mines.

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