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To feed the dead, you first need pan de muerto – The Denver Post

HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Over the past week, Elizabeth Hernández has turned La Patrona Bakery into a frenetic pan de muerto operation, making dozens of round loaves topped with bony fingers. This bread of the dead — similar in texture to challah and sprinkled with sugar or sesame seeds — is a staple of the Mexican […]

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Ask Amy: Retired first responder needs comfort, now – The Denver Post

Dear Amy: I am a retired fireman. I spent my career solving problems and not thinking about the underlying stress I was experiencing. I just did what needed to be done. I recently had a parent die (not unexpectedly), but then my best friend died as well. I am not afraid to say it has […]

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First Friday Art Walks on Santa Fe are returning in June — The Know

Starting June 4, the Santa Fe Art District will once again come alive with First Friday Art Walks. For fans, it’s been a long year without the events, which typically occur year-round, rain or shine. All participants and patrons will have to mask up and maintain social distancing rules. Businesses will be required to monitor […]

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JeffCo DA is first in Colorado to review convictions for equity, not just innocence

Seven years ago, John Eastman cashed a forged $163 check at a bank in Arvada, presenting a stolen driver’s license to the teller. He was caught and pleaded guilty to identity theft. Because of his extensive criminal history, he was classified as a habitual offender and sentenced to 24 years in prison. “Frankly, a long […]

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First clone of U.S. endangered species, a black-footed ferret, born in Colorado

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Scientists have cloned the first U.S. endangered species, a black-footed ferret duplicated from the genes of an animal that died over 30 years ago. The slinky predator named Elizabeth Ann, born Dec. 10 and announced Thursday, is cute as a button. But watch out — unlike the domestic ferret foster mom who […]

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Where is First Lady Melania Trump hiding?

Melania Trump hasn’t been seen since New Year’s Eve. She hasn’t tweeted since January 2 and hasn’t posted on Instagram since Christmas. She was absent from the Trump clan’s controversial celebratory party prior to the violent storming of the Capitol by pro-Trumpists. Last seen returning to the White House via helicopter on New Year’s Eve […]

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Francis becomes the first pope to endorse same-sex civil unions

Pope Francis endorsed same-sex civil unions for the first time as pontiff while being interviewed for the feature-length documentary Francesco, which premiered Wednesday at the Rome Film Festival. The papal thumbs-up came midway through the film that delves into issues Francis cares about most, including the environment, poverty, migration, racial and income inequality, and the […]

Business

First round of $300 Lost Wages Assistance payments headed to Coloradans

After a week dogged by tech glitches, Colorado’s unemployment officials sent their first batch of Lost Wages Assistance program payments out Thursday. By Friday afternoon, thousands of Coloradans could start receiving their first lump payments through the federal program, state officials say. The program, abbreviated LWA, was set up to give eligible unemployed people an […]

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Asia sees first regional recession in 60 years

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) says the Covid-19 pandemic has pulled the region’s developing economies into recession. It is the first time in six decades that “developing Asia” – a designation that includes 45 countries – has seen a regional slump. The ADB says developing Asia’s economy will shrink by 0.7% in 2020. But the […]

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UK and Japan in first major post-Brexit trade deal

The UK has struck its first major post-Brexit trade deal after signing an agreement in principle with Japan which aims to boost trade by about £15bn. International Trade Secretary Liz Truss said it was an “historic moment”. She said it would bring “new wins” for British businesses in manufacturing, food and drink, and tech industries. […]