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Stock market today: Bulls run again on Wall Street as S&P 500 climbs 20% above October low - Thu, 08 Jun 2023
Stocks rose just enough for Wall Street to barrel into a new bull market as the S&P 500 keeps rallying off its low from last autumn. The index rose 0.6% Thursday to carry it 20% above a bottom hit in October. That means Wall Street’s main measure of health has climbed out of a painful bear market, which saw it drop just over 25% in roughly nine months. That’s shorter than a typical bear market, and it also resulted in a shallower loss than average. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.5%, and the Nasdaq composite added 1%.

Biden condemns wave of state legislation restricting LGBTQ+ rights, says ‘these are our kids’ - Thu, 08 Jun 2023
President Joe Biden is condemning a wave of state legislation curbing the rights, visibility and access to health care for LGBTQ+ people, especially children. He says the laws are “cruel” and “callous.” Biden commented Thursday at a White House news conference with Britain's prime minister. The president says “it matters a great deal” how everyone is treated in the United States. He spoke directly to LGBTQ+ people who feel under attack, telling them the administration "has your back.” The White House has postponed a Pride Month celebration that had been planned for outdoors on Thursday because of poor air quality. The event will be held on Saturday.

Jimmy Butler’s defense was the difference for Heat in Game 2 win - Thu, 08 Jun 2023
Jimmy Butler can guard Jamal Murray after all– and Erik Spoelstra had the guts to call the shot. There were all the reasons in the world to leave Butler guarding anyone but Murray after the Denver Nuggets lead guard torched the Heat for 26 points on 50% shooting in Game 1 of the NBA Finals: Murray was ostensibly too quick, too talented, too much of an offensive threat...

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Changes underway as FlatIron Crossing, Flatiron Marketplace plan for renovations - Thu, 08 Jun 2023
The Broomfield properties are being transformed into mixed-use developments off of U.S. Highway 36

Artificial intelligence taking a more visible role in homebuying process - Thu, 08 Jun 2023
Zillow, the country's largest real estate portal, began offering "natural language" searches on its mobile app to bring up more precise results.

Polis vetoes bill that would cut down on ticket scalping: “The governor chose scalpers,” sponsor says - Thu, 08 Jun 2023
Event ticketing in Colorado won't see an overhaul this year after Gov. Jared Polis worried it would "risk upsetting the successful entertainment ecosystem in Colorado."

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“RuPaul’s Drag Race” stars, Five Points Jazz Festival, Denver Greek Fest and more things to do in Denver this week - Thu, 08 Jun 2023
Best Bets for the week of Friday, June 9, through Thursday, June 15

Two poignant new shows immerse viewers in an odd estate sale and 1930 farm life, respectively | Review - Thu, 08 Jun 2023
The deceased’s somewhat creepy sculptural work is actually for sale, as are the many tchotchkes, oddities and books exhibited in a warren of rooms.

Broadway’s “Frozen,” which began in Denver, is finally making its Mile High return - Wed, 07 Jun 2023
The show is one of seven that the Denver Center for the Performing Arts has added for the 2023-2024 season.

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