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Colorado incomes rise, but start to look more average

By: Aldo Svaldi

Colorado’s economy, long a leader coming out of the 2009 recession, is starting to drop toward the middle of the pack, according to an update Tuesday from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. Personal incomes in Colorado rose from $277.7 billion in 2015 to $288.4 billion in 2016, a 3.9...

Sure, you can wear leggings on a plane — but please don’t

By: The Washington Post

By , The Washington Post Do it for your fellow long-suffering air travelers. Do it for that seatmate who is feeling a little violated after the indignity of a TSA pat-down. Do it for all the good citizens who, just like you, wish that their knees were not practically tucked...

Jason Garrett talks Tony Romo, Broncos injury updates, a D.T. call to action

By: Nicki Jhabvala

PHOENIX – Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett declined to provide many details on Tony Romo‘s status here Tuesday, saying only that “it’s something we’re working through” and “nothing has changed.” “He and (owner) Jerry Jones are the principal people in working that situation through, and it’s really been status quo,” Garrett said...

How Twinkies are riding America’s health trend

By: Bloomberg News

By Craig Giammona Bloomberg Healthy eating has become an obsession. Soft-drink sales are slumping, salt is getting tossed from food, and kale is on the menu at McDonald’s. And yet the Twinkie, that icon of indulgence, is on a tear. For many otherwise healthy-eating American millennials, Twinkies have become food...

Arvada baker makes dog biscuits with spent grain from local breweries

By: Peyton Garcia

Arvada resident Mary Hertle has enjoyed a thriving career as a professional culinary artist, which has included time as a restaurant chef, pastry maker and dietary manager. And after more than 20 years in the kitchen, she is now serving customers who are smaller, furrier and a lot more slobbery. Mary...

Business Q&A: Lithos, Arvada

By: Interview with YourHub

Business: Lithos Address: 5695 Yukon St., Arvada Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday Founded: 2016 Contact: 303-495-5521, www.lithographie.org, @lithographie Employees: 6 Interview with Gloria Staebler and Dave Bunk, owners Q: How did you get involved in this business? A: Dave has been a dealer in minerals and mining antiques for many years, and...

Business Q&A: Golden Mountain Guides, Golden

By: Interview with YourHub

Business: Golden Mountain Guides Address: Based in Golden Hours: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Sunday Founded: 2016 Contact: 720-598-2864, goldenmountainguides.com Employees: 5 Interview with Ben Coryell and Whitney Vestal, owners Q: How did you get involved in this business? A: As Colorado natives, the outdoors hold a special place in our lives. We’ve both never been good...

Denver crime blotter: Victim struck in face loses wig

By: Provided Law Enforcement

Wigging out. On March 20, Denver police responded to an assault at Charlie’s Nightclub, 900 E. Colfax Ave. The victim relayed to police that he was struck once in the right side of the face, knocking off his wig. The suspect was removed from the premises immediately. Pantless man breaks...

Golden’s Grateful Bread Co. rises to celebrate National Sourdough Bread Day

By: Barbara Ellis

By Kristen Kidd Special to The Denver Post April 1 is National Sourdough Day. No fooling. The curators at NationalDayCalendar.com mark occasions to commemorate every day, and Saturday is sourdough’s turn. (Today, you could toast lemon chiffon cake, manatees and mom-and-pop business owners, for instance.) Of course, mom-and-pop business owners...

Additional suspect sought in murder of teens in El Paso County

By: Kieran Nicholson

An additional suspect is being sought in the murder of two teenagers whose bodies were found along a remote roadside in El Paso County. The sheriff’s office said Tuesday it is seeking the public’s help in finding Carlos Daniel Meza on a weapons charge related to the double murder of...

Get ready for more wacky photos: Facebook adds Snapchat-like features

By: The Associated Press

By Barbara Ortutay, The Associated Press NEW YORK — Facebook is adding more Snapchat-like features to its app. The company says it wants to let your camera “do the talking” as more people are posting photos and videos instead of blocks of text. Facebook is rolling out an app update...