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  • Oregon beats Kansas 74-60 to punch Final Four ticket
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Tyler Dorsey poured in 27 points, Dillon Brooks added 17 and plucky Oregon ended Kansas’ romp through the NCAA Tournament with a 74-60 victory Saturday night that gave the Ducks their first Final Four trip in nearly 80 years. Dylan Ennis added 12 points for the Ducks... Read more »
  • Denver March Powwow offers chance for community and tradition
    The beating drums and song filled the Denver Coliseum on Saturday as hundreds entered dancing, wrapping around the floor and circling the color guard and veterans. The dancers represented tribes from all over the United States and Canada, wearing traditional headdresses, moccasins, breastplates and shawls that were each unique, varying in... Read more »
  • Gonzaga beats Xavier 83-59 to reach first Final Four
    By John Marshall, The Associated Press SAN JOSE, Calif. — The criticism dogged Gonzaga wherever it went, no matter how much it won. The Zags run up their record by beating up on teams in a weak conference, then always seemed to come up short as the calendar went deep into March.... Read more »
  • Record-setting $782,000 raised at Vail Mountain fundraiser for cancer center
    VAIL — Bill Schane, three years into his battle with mesothelioma, says he’s lucky to be alive. “I really shouldn’t be here,” said the longtime Vail local, filling out a U.S. Ski Team race suit he won at an auction. On his thigh is the signature of the suit’s previous owner,... Read more »
  • Division I newcomer Penn State stands in Denver’s way of another Frozen Four berth
    CINCINNATI — In just its fifth year of Division I hockey, Penn State stands in the way of the University of Denver’s quest for an eighth national title. The third-seeded Nittany Lions routed No. 2 Union 10-3 in Saturday’s second Midwest Regional semifinal to set the stage for Sunday’s regional championship... Read more »
  • Rockies’ German Marquez throws solid six innings in bid for rotation spot
    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — With the the final two spots in the Rockies’ rotation still open, it was imperative that right-hander German Marquez have a solid game Saturday afternoon. For the most part, he did, pitching well in five of his six innings vs. the Cubs in the Rockies’ 7-3 victory. For... Read more »
  • How the Nuggets have become the most explosive offensive team in the NBA
    As its wheels lifted off the runway in Dallas, the plane carrying the Nuggets back to Denver was also charting a new course for a season in peril. The Mavericks had just finished hammering the Nuggets, 112-92, on Dec. 12, dropping Denver to 9-16. It had been another woeful night for... Read more »
  • Calvin Pickard a positive for Avalanche in an otherwise negative season
    EDMONTON — When you’ve had the the type of disastrous season the Avalanche has endured you have no choice but to look at the positives any way you can. One of those positives is 24-year-old Calvin Pickard. The 2010 second-round pick of the Avs is finally getting his chance to be a... Read more »
  • Denver Central Driver Licence Office relocation postponed
    The opening of a new drivers license office designed to improve convenience and allow for expansion has been postponed until April 3, the Colorado Department of Revenue said Saturday. The delay in unveiling the new Westgate location, at 3265 S. Wadsworth Blvd. in Lakewood, means that operations will continue at the... Read more »
  • Frei: Even “worse,” the Colorado Avalanche hasn’t tried to tank
    Last season, the Toronto Maple Leafs stumbled to a league-worst 29-42-11 record, for 69 points. Then the Maple Leafs won the draft lottery and took Auston Matthews with the top overall pick. This season, the Maple Leafs — with three of the top four rookie scorers in the league — are... Read more »

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BREAKING NEWS…Death Toll Rises to 12 in Oaxaca as Govt Represses Teacher Protests

Editors Note: Mexican government officials continue to attack teachers. It has been only 9 months when 43 student teachers, “normalistas” as ...
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