Items Tagged with 'Denver'


'Millennial leader' highlights impact of housing on 2016 election

'We're disenchanted, we're not disengaged'
Problem solved: Millennials are disenchanted, not disengaged. These resounding words from Morgan Smith, president of the nonpartisan Roosevelt Institute chapter at the University of Denver, are written to correct society’s preconceived notions about Millennials and get to the real issues important to young voters. Because without action, people will be priced out of their own hometown.
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Welcome to 2016

Let's take a look back and a look ahead
Well, since you’re reading this, it appears that we all survived another New Year’s Eve. And whether you spent it crammed into Times Square like a sardine, hanging from the rafters at a secret underground rave, or sitting at home on your couch and consequently falling asleep before the ball dropped, it’s now time to get geared up for 2016. So here's a look back at how 2015 ended and what 2016 will hold, all in your Monday Morning Cup of Coffee.
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Denver’s marijuana boom pushing city into housing crisis

Legalization of marijuana great for city’s economy, but not for housing
The legalization of marijuana in the state of Colorado has had a positive impact on the state’s economy, but the state’s largest city is facing a housing crisis, as steeply rising home prices are pricing out much of the city’s population.
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Woman arrested after renting out abandoned house on Craigslist

Family nearly paid $1,800 in cash for first month's rent
A woman was arrested after renting out a vacant home to a family in Wheat Ridge, Colorado, leaving the family without a home. The family moved into the home after searching for a place on Craigslist. The problem: The woman had no authority to rent the residence.
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