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  • “I killed my best friend”: Opioids’ fatal grip on a mayor and his friend
    MOUNT CARBON, Pa. — Janel Firestone found her son — the 24-year-old, just resigned mayor of the tiny Pennsylvania town of Mount Carbon — in what she assumed was a deep sleep. She tried to wake him for his overnight shift at the local supermarket, but he couldn’t be roused,... Read more »
  • Broncos torched by 49ers’ tight end George Kittle in Week 14 defeat
    SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The 49ers needed just one play to blow the doors off the Broncos. Early in the second quarter here Sunday, with San Francisco leading 6-0, quarterback Nick Mullens faked a handoff to running back Jeff Wilson as wide receiver Marquise Goodwin motioned right. However, instead of running... Read more »
  • Kiszla: After bad loss to bad team, Broncos badly need a quarterback better than Case Keenum
    SANTA CLARA, Calif. — We’ve seen enough of these Broncos to judge them. Let’s pass out grades. As an NFL starting quarterback, isn’t it fair to give Case Keenum a D? As a coach, Vance Joseph gets an A for effort, but an F for execution. And, on balance, the Broncos are a C-... Read more »
  • Lee Smith, Harold Baines elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
    LAS VEGAS — Longtime closer Lee Smith and smooth-swinging Harold Baines were elected to the baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday. “Very shocked,” Baines said on a conference call. Former outfielder and manager Lou Piniella fell one vote short. Results of the 16-member Today’s Game Era Committee were announced at the winter meetings.... Read more »
  • Broncos Briefs: Bradley Chubb sets team rookie sack record
    SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Broncos linebacker Bradley Chubb had two sacks in Sunday’s 20-14 loss to the San Francisco 49ers to set the franchise rookie record. Chubb has 12 sacks, ahead of Von Miller (2011) and Rulon Jones (1980), the previous record holders with 11 1/2 sacks. “For me to come in... Read more »
  • Broncos’ running back Phillip Lindsay stalls out in loss at 49ers
    SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Phillip Lindsay needed just 63 yards rushing to reach 1,000 and based on his string of recent stellar performances, it seemed all but certain he’d get that against the lowly 49ers. But Lindsay’s fairytale journey from undrafted free agent to a legitimate NFL offensive rookie of the year... Read more »
  • Russians interacted with at least 14 Trump associates during campaign, transition
    The Russian ambassador. A deputy prime minister. A pop star, a weightlifter, a lawyer, a Soviet army veteran with alleged intelligence ties. Again and again and again, over the course of Donald Trump’s 18-month campaign for the presidency, Russian citizens made contact with his closest family and friends, as well as... Read more »
  • Broncos report card and game balls from Week 14 against the San Francisco 49ers
    OFFENSE — D Their running game was bottled up (3.8-yard average on 27 attempts) by San Francisco’s defensive curveball, a heavy front that controlled the line of scrimmage. Quarterback Case Keenum was 24 of 42 for only 186 yards as he reverted back to his early-season habit of throwing high and wide... Read more »
  • D.J. Eliot, former CU Buffs head coach Mike MacIntyre land new jobs
    While Colorado football fans are just getting to know new head coach Mel Tucker, the Buffaloes’ former head coach and defensive coordinator are on their way to new jobs. Related Articles Laviska Shenault named Colorado Buffaloes football team MVP CU Buffs’ Mel Tucker built coaching career on lessons from his father Why Mel Tucker’s... Read more »
  • Broncos’ up-down drill: Best and worst against the 49ers
    Tracking the best and worst from the Broncos’ loss Sunday. UP: King Kittle. The Broncos nearly finished on the wrong side of history. San Francisco tight end George Kittle hauled in seven catches for 210 yards and one touchdown — all in the first half. Kittle almost broke the NFL record... 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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