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Giant California sequoias wrapped in aluminum as wildfire nears - Fri, 17 Sep 2021
Firefighters have wrapped the base of the world’s largest tree in a fire-resistant blanket as part of an effort to save a famous grove of gigantic old-growth sequoias from wildfires burning in California’s rugged Sierra Nevada.

Broncos’ coaches expect Jacksonville’s defense to play more aggressively than Giants - Fri, 17 Sep 2021
Beat writer Ryan O'Halloran with 11 things about the Broncos entering Sunday’s game at Jacksonville.

COVID outbreaks strand some students at home with minimal learning - Fri, 17 Sep 2021
Within his first week back at school after a year and a half, 7-year-old Ben Medlin was exposed to a classmate with COVID-19, and he was sent home, along with 7,000 other students in the district, for 14 days of quarantine.

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Giant California sequoias wrapped in aluminum as wildfire nears - Fri, 17 Sep 2021
Firefighters have wrapped the base of the world’s largest tree in a fire-resistant blanket as part of an effort to save a famous grove of gigantic old-growth sequoias from wildfires burning in California’s rugged Sierra Nevada.

Broncos’ coaches expect Jacksonville’s defense to play more aggressively than Giants - Fri, 17 Sep 2021
Beat writer Ryan O'Halloran with 11 things about the Broncos entering Sunday’s game at Jacksonville.

COVID outbreaks strand some students at home with minimal learning - Fri, 17 Sep 2021
Within his first week back at school after a year and a half, 7-year-old Ben Medlin was exposed to a classmate with COVID-19, and he was sent home, along with 7,000 other students in the district, for 14 days of quarantine.

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Business News

Biden faces limits of $1.9 trillion in COVID aid as some states resist - Fri, 17 Sep 2021
President Joe Biden entered the White House promising to stop the twin health and economic crises caused by COVID-19, but $1.9 trillion and countless initiatives later he’s confronting the limits of what Washington can achieve when some state and local governments are unwilling or unable to step up.

Broe looks to replace Cherry Creek office building with residential project - Fri, 17 Sep 2021
Broe Real Estate Group recently broke ground on a new office building in Cherry Creek. Now, it’s looking to potentially demolish an existing one about half a mile away and build a residential project in its place.

Colorado extends $11.3 million in tax incentives to four companies - Fri, 17 Sep 2021
The Colorado Economic Development Commission on Thursday morning approved $11.3 million jobs over the next eight years in the state.

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Entertainment News

More Colorado concerts canceled, postponed as frustrated ticket-holders get $3 million refund - Fri, 17 Sep 2021
Head-spinning, COVID-related concert news continued this week as touring artists shelved local shows due to health concerns, even as promoters continued selling tickets to dozens of newly announced, metro-area events.

Big concerts coming to Denver: Dead & Co., Bruce Campbell, String Cheese Incident and more - Fri, 17 Sep 2021
Dead & Co. this week added a pair of surprise, late-season shows at Red Rocks Amphitheatre.

To do this weekend: High Plains Comedy Fest returns, hip-hop in RiNo and a cannabis-exercise book - Fri, 17 Sep 2021
The Westword Music Showcase; the High Plains Comedy Festival, and Josiah Hesse's "Runner's High" all arrive this weekend.

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