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Life in Prison, No Parole for Aurora Theater Shooter

After 65 days of testimony, the jury in the Aurora theater trial could not reach a unanimous decision on the death penalty. James Eagan Holmes will be sentenced to life in prison, without possibility of parole. 

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Orange Crush

This is part of a weekly series, published fresh on Thursday mornings.

Denver Area Scores Highly For STEM Grads

A website put the Denver-Aurora-Broomfield area near the top of major cities when it comes to jobs in science, technology, engineering, and math.

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Suburban Shake Up

After 40 years as an Aurora resident, Steve Hogan scored an upset win in November to become Mayor Michael Hancock’s suddenly prominent next-door neighbor. He chatted with 5280 on the eve of his inauguration to discuss what’s ahead for Colorado’s third-largest city.

The Politics of Killing

Fifteen years after the Chuck E. Cheese massacre in Aurora, the shooter is still on death row. Nathan Dunlap's only hope that his life might be spared is Colorado Governor Bill Ritter.

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