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Mashed potatoes recipe: Best when prepared at the last minute – The Denver Post

By Julia Moskin, The New York Times Mashed potatoes are an essential side, and so easy to make — but they’re best when prepared at the last minute. In this classic version from Julia Moskin, you can use a masher, or reach for a ricer to get the potatoes super smooth before mixing with an […]

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New Belgium Brewing to merge with Bell’s Brewery

The parent company of New Belgium Brewing Co. has acquired Michigan-based Bell’s Brewery, merging two of the country’s pioneering craft breweries under one umbrella. Bell’s Brewery founder Larry Bell announced the deal with Australia’s Lion Little World Beverages, which acquired Fort Collins-founded New Belgium in 2019, and his plans to retire during the company’s all […]

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Denver weather: Mild and dry weekend

Denver will experience another mild day Friday before the weather begins to change. According to the National Weather Service in Boulder, Denver will reach 78 degrees under mostly cloudy skies on Friday. Winds will build to 15 mph gusts as a storm system tracks across the west. Scattered showers and some high-altitude snow should impact […]

Politics

Why Democrats See 3 Governor’s Races as a Sea Wall for Fair Elections

MADISON, Wis. — In three critical battleground states, Democratic governors have blocked efforts by Republican-controlled legislatures to restrict voting rights and undermine the 2020 election. Now, the 2022 races for governor in Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania — states that have long been vital to Democratic presidential victories, including Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s — are taking […]

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Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Crucial week for outbreak as Covid spreads to Waikato, Govt decides on Auckland alert level

COVID LATEST:* New locations of interest in Waikato revealed after positive cases* Parent of baby in ICU at Auckland Hospital tests positive for Covid* Derek Cheng: Why level 2 in Auckland would resign the city to the fate of Melbourne, Sydney* Opinion: Why we need gangs on board for the Covid fight* Interest rate hike […]

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Afghanistan: Interpreter who worked with British troops in hiding after Home Office rejected his visa

An interpreter who saved the lives of British troops in Afghanistan has been refused entry into the UK following the Western withdrawal.   “Abdul-Ali”, which is not his real name, is currently in hiding from the Taliban in Kabul with his family. After years of service with the British Army during the Afghan war, he […]

Business

Restarting the daily commute will cost metro Denver workers more than $6,000, study finds

Returning to the workplace after months of working remotely — if you were lucky enough — will add that commute you probably didn’t miss in the least. The online lending platform LendingTree tried to estimate exactly how much time you lose on average a day while commuting, as well as the “opportunity cost” of the […]

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Landmark UN report to assess climate extremes, give clear projections

SINGAPORE – As extreme weather events like floods and heatwaves make headlines, a major United Nations report – due to be released next Monday (Aug 9) – will give the world the most up-to-date assessment of climate change. It will also, for the first time, examine climate extremes in detail as the impacts of global […]

Business

Stock Takes: Inflation is coming. What to look out for when prices rise

Inflation is coming. Results of this week’s NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion added to a growing list of leading indicators that have pointed to inflation picking up. “The increase in both costs and prices points to rising inflation pressures, which is underpinning expectations of interest rate increases from the Reserve Bank over the coming […]

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Covid 19 coronavirus: Wellington man whose father died is frustrated over testing process

A man whose father died from Covid-19 has expressed his frustration at the current testing system in place for Wellington. Robert James’ father died in the Intensive Care Unit at Wellington Hospital in April last year, after contracting the virus while travelling overseas. The 60-year-old wanted to get tested himself yesterday after realising two of […]