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Oops! DUS Misquotes Student Editor: Thank you so much to Ruby Jones on the piece she wrote about the three girls traveling to Japan. Although one of the quotes was incorrectly quoted for my daughter Briana Thomas, it is a wonderful article and I’m glad that the girls were able...

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 Oceans 8 By Jon Rutledge We have been short on good Heist films and Ocean’s 8 fills that void. Fairly new write Olivia Milch (Dude) and Gary Ross (The Hunger Games, Big) use the classic heist format and bring a new chapter to the Ocean’s Franchise. The best part of...

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Langley Scholarship Foundation Presents The 2018 Recipients Drs. Joseph and Alice Langley hosted an awards reception at the home of the Langley’s on Sunday, May 20. In the presence of their parents, Michaela Conway and Austen Yarosh were the recipients of 2018 Langley Scholarship Foundation and were presented a $1,000...

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 Eric Williams, Former FBI Agent and U.S. Navy Veteran, Named As Deputy Director of the Department of Public Safety Mayor Michael B.Hancock  announced the appointment of Eric Williams as Denver’s new Deputy Director of the Department of Public Safety. Coming to Denver from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in...

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The Colorado Black Arts Festival Presents “The Art of Knowing” The Colorado Black Arts Festival (CBAF) presents “The Art of Knowing,” on Friday, July 13 from noon to 8 p.m. and on Saturday, July 14 and Sunday, July 15 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. The Youth Fest featuring fun-filled...

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Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Announces Two New Trustees Denver-based Bonfils-Stanton Foundation is proud to announce the appointments of two new board members, Dr. Nita Mosby Tyler, Chief Catalyst and Founder of The Equity Project, LLC; and Michael E. Bock, Managing Director of Petrie Partners. Dr. Nita Mosby Tyler is the Chief Catalyst...

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CBAF Call For Artists   The Colorado Black Arts Festival (CBAF) is gearing up for the 2018 festival, “The Art of Knowing,” with a call for artists – gospel choirs, quartets, youth groups, urban R&B, jazz or funk – to participate and perform. The main stage will present youth day...

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Chief of Police Robert C. White to Retire Search for Next Police Chief Now Underway After more than six years of leading the Denver Police Department, Mayor Michael B. Hancock announced that Chief of Police Robert C. White will be retiring, and will officially depart from his role upon the...

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Solo: A Star Wars Story By Laurence Washington Solo: A Star Wars Story is the Star Wars movie nobody asked for. At least, I didn’t. I’ll explain. Having grown tired of a steady diet of the usual suspects, Luke Skywalker, Princes Leia, Darth Vader and the two droids R2-D2 and...

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Rampage By Jon Rutledge Rampage is the love story from Dwayne Johnson’s days of playing Rampage at the arcade. There is nothing wrong with this because who doesn’t love a giant monster movie? The formula being City plus giant monsters mayhem and spectacular effects. They did not recreate the story...

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Mary Kaleli Releases New CD   Kenyan born gospel vocalist, Mary Kaleli, will host a CD release celebration on June 9 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Ethiopian Evangelical Church, 445 South Lansing St. in Aurora. Born from a family of nine, she married Franklin Kaleli and had her...

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The 100 Men Who Cook Installs New Board Members The 100 Men Who Cook, Inc. a Colorado non-profit organization, dedicated to supporting Denver’s youth by helping grassroots community nonprofit organizations, installed new board members. Angel Paige, community relations specialist for Kaiser Permanente, who has accepted the position of board chair,...

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 Denver Proposal Doubles Housing Fund and Provides $105 Million to Increase Affordable Housing Mayor Michael B. Hancock released a proposed framework that partners with the Denver Housing Authority (DHA) to double the Affordable Housing Fund annually – from $15 million to $30 million – and generate a new estimated $105...

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An Open Letter to President Barack Obama Editor: Dear Mr. President; It’s hard to believe that more than nine years have passed since we stood in the shadow of the US Capitol on a frigid January morning to bear witness to your historic swearing in as our nations’ 44th President. ...