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Aurora firefighter union asks court to allow intervention in police-fire reform...

“Despite our efforts to participate, Local 1290 was purposely excluded from negotiations which led to the consent decree. Its terms directly impact city charter provisions, which fire fighters helped enact in the 1960’s and 70’s,” a union representative said in a statement to the Sentinel.

Review: Leaving the Children of God ‘sex cult’

Faith Jones' vivid memoir "Sex Cult Nun" chronicles her 23 years in the infamous Children of God cult and her slow journey to leave. Born into the cult in 1977 in Hong Kong, Jones was cult royalty, the granddaughter of leader David Berg.

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SENTINEL MUSE: On the 50th anniversary of ‘Stairway to Heaven’ — a distinctly Aurora connection

"Everybody was all for including the song on the album," said Marianne Ledder Sellers. "I think Gene [Matsuura] just gave it to us, and we were cool with it. He did all of the arranging. I think it took more than one take to record the song."

OAKES: Overland’s third Athletic Hall of Fame class on track for Oct. 16 induction

Eight former athletes and a team will be the latest to join Overland High School's Athletic Hall of Fame at an induction ceremony scheduled for Oct. 16.

Nation and World

Worrisome omicron COVID-19 variant detected in Arapahoe County

“There is still a lot to learn about the omicron variant, but due to some of the mutations on the spike protein of the virus, it is possible that omicron might be more transmissible, or immune response may not be as effective,” CDPHE said in an email to press today. 

Colorado and Region

Denver Health nurse recognized in Detour’s newest mural on Colfax

Fernandes met Detour when she was an undergraduate student at the University of Colorado, Denver. Detour was finishing up his master’s degree and working at the Student Life office. When Fernandes remarked to him that she was impressed by the artwork at the office, Detour admitted that he had made it all.


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Shh! Denver Broncos mum on 11-game losing streak to Chiefs

The Denver Broncos have lost 11 games in a row to the Kansas City Chiefs, but have tried to keep conversation about that dubious distinction at a minimum going into Sunday night's matchup, which could give them a share of first place in the AFC West with a victory.