By Joe Nguyen
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Happy Tuesday, Roundup readers!
How does the saying go? Feed a cold, feed a fever? I’m not sure, but I ate a whole chicken after spending most of yesterday sick in bed. It seemed to have worked, I’m down to just an obnoxious cough now.
Celebrating birthdays today include Mr. T (67), actor Judge Reinhold (62) and former Avalanche goaltender Craig Anderson (38).
And now, on to the news:
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+ Today’s Weather: Winter is here.
+ From the opinion page: “Speed limiters — already installed on big trucks — will reduce crashes,” writes Steve and Susan Owings, founders of Road Safe America.
+ Ask Amy: Former Friend wonders if she made the right decision to end a friendship with someone who seemed “to lose all moral boundaries.”
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Denver weather: Monday’s snowstorm reaches all sorts of milestones
A man walks around Belmar Park after snow fell overnight on May 21, 2019 in Lakewood. (RJ Sangosti, The Denver Post)
Monday’s Denver-area snowfall snapped trees, summer-loving hearts — and reached all sorts of weather milestones, Chris Bianchi writes.
Control over future Denver Olympics bids to be decided in runoff election
Lindsey Vonn of the United States starts a run during the Alpine Skiing Women’s Downhill training on day nine of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Jeongseon Alpine Centre on Feb. 18, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea. (Alexander Hassenstein, Getty Images)
Denver’s long and complicated relationship with the Olympics will take another turn in the next two weeks as voters decide whether to forbid city officials from using tax dollars on future bids to host the Games without their approval, Nic Garcia reports.
Broncos select Champ Bailey to their Ring of Fame
Cornerback Champ Bailey of the Denver Broncos before a game against the Houston Texans at Reliant Stadium December 22, 2013, in Houston, Texas. (Joe Amon, The Denver Post)
Champ Bailey made history earlier this year when he became the first Broncos defensive player to be selected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Monday, Bailey achieved another milestone when he was voted to the Broncos’ Ring of Fame, the first player in team history to earn those two honors in the same year, Ryan O’Halloran reports.
By the Numbers
The start of the 2018 Bolder Boulder Citizen’s Race. (Paul Aiken, Daily Camera)
Here are 10 ways to celebrate Memorial Day weekend 2019 in Denver and beyond. — The Know
A new poll by Magellan Strategies found 83 percent of a sample of Colorado registered voters surveyed favored increasing opportunities for vocational education in high school.
The Pac-12 announced Monday that it provided to CU and other member schools an actual cash distribution of $31.3 million for 2018.
How much Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bennet said he wants to commit for underwriting research and projects to address climate change.
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Florence and the Machine performs at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on May 20, 2019 in Morrison, Colorado. Florence and the Machine brought their High as Hope tour to a sold out Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Monday night. (Photo by Seth McConnell, Special to the Denver Post)
+ Check out the photos from last night’s Florence and the Machine show at Red Rocks Amphitheatre. — The Know
+ PHOTOS: 2019 Regional Air Guitar Championships at 3 Kings Tavern.
+ PHOTOS: Pentatonix at Denver’s Pepsi Center.
+ Denver mayor ad fact check: Challenger Giellis didn’t call immigrants “criminals.”
+ STEM School Highlands Ranch students graduate, reflect on classmate who died saving others.
+ Are the Rockies toast in the N.L. playoff race? Mark Kiszla and Kyle Newman discuss.
+ The Denver Zoo’s new baby sloth is a boy, and you can help name it.
+ A near decade-old restaurant closes in Denver’s Santa Fe Art District.
+ Police release video of car crashing into tables at a Loveland Dairy Queen.
+ Boulder County Coroner IDs the man who died free soloing Eldorado Canyon over the weekend.
+ Cherry Creek claims the 5A state lacrosse title in an unusual May snowstorm.
+ Joe Brock led Golden’s rally as the Demons defeated Cheyenne Mountain for 4A lacrosse title.
+ Native leaders join climate activists targeting BP’s Denver HQ over plans to drill in the Arctic.
+ Colorado Supreme Court rules police need probable cause before using pot-sniffing dogs to search for drugs.
+ A second person has filed a complaint against former state Rep. Rochelle Galindo.
What We’re Reading
+ Colorado Parks And Wildlife hopes to hook the next generation on the thrill — and the responsibility — of hunting. — CPR
+ The Episcopal Church in Colorado is getting a new bishop. — 5280
+ “Game of Thrones” is over. Now what about the books? — The Atlantic
+ The key to better sleep when you have a new baby. — NYT
Song of the Day
Artist: The Notorious B.I.G.
Sounds like: The late Christopher Wallace, better known as The Notorious B.I.G., would have turned 47 today. Little known tidbit: This classic lost the Grammy Award for Best Rap Solo Performance to Will Smith’s “Men in Black.” Seriously.
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