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Australia gets crucial 1-1 draw with Denmark at World Cup

By: Anne M. Peterson

SAMARA, Russia — Mile Jedinak has a knack for penalty kicks and his strategy is beyond simple. “Just to get that ball in the back in the net,” the Australia captain said after converting from the spot to give Australia a 1-1 draw against Denmark on Thursday and new life...

Mbappe sends France into 2nd round with 1-0 win over Peru

By: Kyle Hightower

YEKATERINBURG, Russia — Fast, exciting and now the youngest scorer in France’s World Cup history. Kylian Mbappe is the one. At 19 years and 183 days, Mbappe became the youngest player to score for France’s national team on soccer’s biggest stage. And his reward was leading his squad into the...

ABC orders “Roseanne” spinoff for fall minus Roseanne Barr

By: Lynn Elber

LOS ANGELES — ABC, which canceled its “Roseanne” revival over its star’s racist tweet, said Thursday it will air a Conner family sitcom minus Roseanne Barr this fall. ABC ordered 10 episodes of the spinoff after Barr relinquished any creative or financial participation in it, which the network had said...

Employers, job candidates discuss ups and downs of Colorado economy

By: Natalie Weber

Florence Onabolu spent her childhood surrounded by senior citizens, an environment she said opened her eyes to the injustices many face. So she decided to pursue a degree in social work at Metropolitan State University. But now, two months after the 25-year-old graduated, she has struggled to find a job....

Suns draft Deandre Ayton with No. 1 overall pick

By: Brian Mahoney

New York — The Phoenix Suns made Deandre Ayton the first No. 1 pick in franchise history Thursday night, and his former high school teammate Marvin Bagley III followed. The Suns stayed close to home to take the 7-foot-1 Ayton, the center from Arizona who averaged 20.1 points and 11.6...

German fitness company could add 285 Boulder jobs

By: Aldo Svaldi

The Colorado Economic Development Commission on Thursday approved $2.9 million in job-growth incentive tax credits for a German maker of fitness equipment if it locates 285 jobs in Boulder. The unnamed company, known as Project Vollgas, was founded in 2010 and employs 300 people, mostly in Europe. It is looking...

Arrest made in suspected murder of Glenwood Springs homeless man

By: John Stroud

Glenwood Springs Police arrested a known area homeless man Wednesday night in the suspected murder of another homeless man near the Glenwood Springs Mall in West Glenwood earlier that morning. According to a police statement, 42-year-old Trevor Torreyson, a local transient with a history of contacts with local law enforcement,...

CU injecting trees in product trial to combat invasive beetles

By: Cassa Niedringhaus, The Daily Camera

On Wednesday morning, a contractor dressed in a work helmet, vest and gloves drilled small holes in rows of University of Colorado ash trees. Then, he injected the trees with measured spurts of insecticides designed to combat emerald ash borers, the invasive, green beetles whose steady western march across the...

Colorado Avalanche 2018-19 regular season schedule announced

By: The Denver Post

The NHL announced its 2018-19 schedules Thursday and the Avalanche will begin the season at home Oct. 4 against Minnesota and play its regular-season finale April 6 at San Jose. Colorado plays Central Division rivals Chicago and Winnipeg five times apiece and the other division foes — Dallas, Minnesota, Nashville,...