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Aurora woman suspected in death of daughter, 5, earlier reported missing
“Charges of child abuse resulting in death, tampering with a deceased human body and tampering with physical evidence were added Thursday after Crimes Against Children detectives located human remains of a child in Nelson’s apartment,” the release said
Arapahoe County Fair returns July 27
“We’ve added new attractions and events that are sure to be a hit with everyone in the family. The Fair is the best deal in town for wholesome family fun.”
NUGGETS: History says NBA Finals will end in 6 games
Each of the last four years has seen the finals end in exactly six games — Toronto over Golden State in 2019, the Los Angeles Lakers over the Heat in 2020, Milwaukee over Phoenix in 2021 and Golden State over Boston last season.
IN THE BLUE INVESTIGATIVE SERIES
Billy Joel to end his record-breaking concert series at Madison Square Garden in 2024
“It’s hard to believe we’ve been able to do this for 10 years,” Joel said at a news conference Thursday. “I’m now 74. I’ll be 75 next year. It seems like a nice number.”
Toon in Friday
A look at the world Friday through the eyes of political cartoonists from across the globe
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OAKES: Smoky Hill High School Hall of Fame coming for its 50th year
Interesting items and happenings in current Aurora prep sports, plus alumni news and more.
Nation and World
US retaliates for Russia’s suspension of New START treaty by revoking visas of nuclear inspectors
“The United States is committed to full and mutual implementation of the New START treaty,” it said. “Consistent with that commitment, the United States has adopted lawful countermeasures in response to the Russian Federation’s ongoing violations of the New START treaty.”
Colorado & region
Air Force picks Colorado for more Space Force missions as politics loom over headquarters decision
WASHINGTON | The Air Force announced the permanent location for many more U.S. Space Force units Wednesday — and none of them are in Huntsville, Alabama, suggesting the service may be moving ahead with at least part of the design it originally sought for the new force before it became entangled in politics. Four more…
Pro and College Sports
Jokic gets triple-double, Nuggets roll past Heat 104-93 in Game 1 of NBA Finals
Nikola Jokic got a triple-double in his NBA Finals debut, Jamal Murray scored 26 points and the Denver Nuggets had little trouble with the cold-shooting Miami Heat on the way to a 104-93 win in Game 1 of the title series on Thursday night.
Baseball: Cherokee Trail finishes as 5A runner-up with 4-0 loss to Valor Christian
The Cherokee Trail baseball team couldn’t quite recapture the energy and magic of the previous day in Saturday’s Class 5A state championship game against Valor Christian, but the 25th-seeded Cougars proved plenty in making it to the final day.