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  1. Denver pilot program seeks to ease rent burden
    The program aims to help bridge the gap between what landlords charge and what income-restricted people can pay.
  2. Denver estate lawyer Barry Engel dies from pancreatic cancer
    Denver lawyer Barry Engel, who built an international reputation in the practice of trust law, estate planning and offshore asset protection, died July 21 following a three-year battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 63. Services were scheduled for 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 25 at Temple Emanuel at 51 Grape St. in Denver. Engel was well-known in the legal community that specializes in offshore asset protection. He was featured in a 1988 article in The Economist detailing the offshore trust models that…
  3. Retail strength: Where do Denver, Colorado Springs rank?
    Here's where Colorado cities rank among 100 U.S. metros for retail job growth over the last 10 years.
  4. Colorado native, Brownstein lawyer-lobbyist is confirmed as No. 2 Interior Department official
    Colorado native David Bernhardt, an attorney and lobbyist for Denver-based law firm Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate as deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior, the No. 2 official at a sprawling agency that administers vast tracts of public land across the West. Both of Colorado's U.S. senators -- Republican Cory Gardner and Democrat Michael Bennet -- voted in favor of Bernhardt, despite opposition to the appointment from several environmental…
  5. Sterling Ranch update: Homes are selling; commercial space is under construction
    The first resident has moved in at the sprawling master-planned community in Douglas County.
  6. Denver rebounds to No. 3 for home-sale price gains among big cities
    Denver has climbed from fourth to third place among 20 big U.S. cities for year-over year home-resale price gains. That's according to the latest S&P/Case-Shiller Home Prices Indices report, out today. The Denver area saw an increase in sales prices of 7.9 percent in May from a year earlier, the report says. While that's down from year-over-year gains of 8.2 percent in April, 8.4 percent in March and 8.5 percent in February, it's a big-enough annual increase to move Denver up a notch from fourth…
  7. Authorities confirm norovirus cases among Chipotle customers in Virginia (Video)
    Public-health authorities in Virginia say two people have tested positive for norovirus after eating at a Chipotle outlet in Virginia -- the latest illness outbreak among customers of the beleaguered Denver-based food chain. The finding, reported by USA Today, comes after more than 135 people reported getting sick last week after eating at a Chipotle location in Sterling, Virginia, near Washington, D.C. The store was closed July 17 and reopened two days later after what Chipotle (NYSE: CMG) described…
  8. Not enough electricians to keep up with booming growth, says trade group
    There aren't enough electricians in the Rocky Mountain region to keep up with growth in the area. That's according to one trade group, Independent Electrical Contractors Rocky Mountain (IECRM), which claims that "worker shortage could imperil construction progress, (and) growth" in the region. It's not for lack of pay that there aren't enough electricians, with median annual pay around $52,000 a year and median hourly wages at around $25, for a trade that requires only a high school education. IECRM…
  9. Speaker Paul Ryan meets with Molson Coors execs; says tax reform is coming by year's end
    Ryan held a roundtable roundtable discussion with MillerCoors CEO Gavin Hattersley and other executives from offices in Denver, Milwaukee, Chicago and Washington, D.C.
  10. Good Works: KeyBank employees participate in volunteer day
    A daily roundup of businesses philanthropic contributions to the community.