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Published on June 23, 2020
Top Denver news: Activists demand city council defund police; firework complaints skyrocket; morePhoto: Kenneth Lu/Flickr

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Activists take over Denver City Council meeting, demand to defund the police

Scores of activists stormed Denver City Council chambers Monday night demanding that their cries of frustration, anger and sorrow be heard and demanding that the group defund the city's police department.

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Fireworks causing alarm in Denver as complaints skyrocket

There's been an explosive jump in reports of illegal fireworks in Denver, and authorities say they are concerned about the noisy, and potentially dangerous, spike.

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Fruit Tree Planting Foundation is on a mission to plant more apple, cherry, peach trees

The Fruit Tree Planting Foundation is visiting Denver with a mission: to encourage more people to plant apple and other fruit trees.

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Restaurants in Larimer Square hope outdoor seating on streets, sidewalks sticks around

In total, 85 Denver restaurants have been approved to temporarily expand their patios either into roads, sidewalks or parking lots.

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