Players call MLB economic proposal `extremely disappointing’

Sentinel Colorado

Man arrested Tuesday in connection to suspected meth lab in Longmont garage

Longmont Times-Call

Horse killed in Elbert County “execution style” owner says; sheriff’s office looking for suspect

The Denver Post

Woman fired after backlash from racist park confrontation

Boston Herald

J.J. Watt Uncertain About `20 NFL Season But `Training Like It`ll Happen on Time`

J.J. Watt says he`s not sure whether the 2020 NFL season will take place as originally planned -- but he`s training his ass off anyway because it`s better to "stay ready." "I don`t know what`s going to happen," Watt tells TMZ Sports ... "I`m just…

Actors Equity Association releases list of guidelines for reopening Broadway

The show might go on sooner than we think, but the reopening of the Great White Way comes with a few guidelines that The Actors Equity Association (AEA) will be following when the lights go back on. The guidelines, which were released Tuesday, will be implemented to ensure the safety of the actors and stage...

Protesters in Hong Kong Rally Against China’s Tightening Grip

Many sought to oppose a bill that would threaten prison for disrespecting the Chinese national anthem, the latest expression of public anger at Beijing’s encroachment.

`It`s so selfish`: Jimmy Kimmel excoriates mask-free Memorial Day weekend partiers

Jimmy Kimmel, one of the only late night hosts not taking the week off, got to take full advantage of the wealth of material from Memorial Day weekend in his Tuesday monologue. From the president golfing through a holiday weekend dedicated to casualties of war in the middle of a pandemic, to folks taking to beaches and pool parties as though we`re not, again, in the middle of a pandemic , Kimmel traced an especially silly, and possibly deadly, weekend of pandemic life. And while the Trump White House`s politicization of mask-wearing copped a spray, the host was just as frustrated with the fatalistic, tribalistic, or plain ignorant attitudes of people heading out to party while shrugging off the CDC`s strong recommendation to Read more... More about Jimmy Kimmel Live , Masks , Coronavirus , Entertainment , and Politics

AGT Premiere Fifth Judge: Heidi Klum Kisses a Pig -- Plus, Sofia Vergara`s Debut and the First Golden Buzzer

Season 15 kicks off with incredible dance moves, close-up danger and a pair of vocal pairs that are second to none -- plus, an incredible choir with an even more incredible story!

Heartbreaking video shows stranded kayaker`s final moments: report

A harrowing video depicts the tragic final moments of a kayaker stranded at sea off the coast of New South Wales, Australia. Jeremy Worthy, 43, had posted the video to Facebook Sunday as a last-ditch rescue plea before his body was discovered in the water just hours later, reports the Daily Mail.

EU to unveil virus recovery plan amid split over way ahead

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union unveiling a massive coronavirus recovery plan worth hundreds of billions of euros to help countries rebuild their ailing economies, but the bloc remains deeply divided over what conditions should be attached to the funds. The move Wednesday comes as the 27-nation trading bloc is set to enter its deepest-ever […]

Tax revenue from recreational weed could top $17M

Seeing green in C. Springs? While other cities have raked in cash since Colorado voted in 2012 to legalize recreational weed, Colorado Springs has so far resisted. Locally, 54.7 percent of voters approved Amendment 64, a statewide measure that made owning and consuming recreational weed a constitutional right in Colorado.…

Opinion: Cory Gardner’s rebellion ended before it began

It is fair to assume that Cory Gardner — whose name rarely appears without the notation that his Senate seat is in serious jeopardy this November — is growing increasingly worried.…

The live album as vanishing artifact

Live albums released in 2020 carry the unexpected weight of archiving an era that may never fully return. The Ruthie Foster Big Band is doubly unique in its Live at the Paramount (Blue Corn Music), because of the rarity of big bands in the 21st century.…

The fight to save Acacia Park’s bandshell

In my travels across the country as a musician, I started to become deeply aware of how in the past decade, much of the country was starting to look more and more homogenized — especially when you’re on tour and only staying in one place for a day or so.…

The coronavirus could have been here `as early as February,` microbiologist says

Bug bites Dr. Phoebe Lostroh has been in the thick of the battle against COVID-19 since it first reared its head in El Paso County. A microbiologist, Lostroh has authored a textbook on virology and was a member of the local bridge club where the disease broke out in March.…

Painter Emily Sullivan opens new art show, Distance, Presence, at The Machine Shop

When the key word in your business model is “collaborative,” it can be fairly difficult for a place like The Machine Shop, a downtown coworking space for creatives, to thrive right now.…

Outbreak at Aurora detention facility

Two detainees at an Aurora detention facility, run by private company GEO Group for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, are suspected of having contracted COVID-19, according to the Tri-County Health Department. …

Hypnotik helps you process the day

I sat down to try Hypnotik — a strain I purchased from The Green Solution in Pueblo — after a super long workday that was full of what seemed like endless technology woes.…

Opinion: Founder steps aside during campaign

John Weiss has been synonymous with the Colorado Springs Indy for 27 years, since the paper’s inception. For so many people, to refer to one is to think of the other.…

Opinion: An increasingly automated society harms the working class

The Jetsons, a 1960s cartoon, followed a high-tech family, who lived high enough above the clouds to dwell with aliens, but not necessarily their neighbors. A trip next door would require them to teleport or travel by flying car.…

Four ways to stay both entertained and safe this week

To encourage social distancing during the spread of COVID-19, we are altering our regular “Event Horizon” section for the foreseeable future.…

Jon Snodgrass releases a free kids record that will appeal to all ages

For many artists, especially those who are musically self-sufficient, recording a low-key collection of kid-friendly songs can serve as a rite of passage.…

County budgets federal relief funds

The Board of El Paso County Commissioners were presented with an outline of how the county plans to spend its $125 million allocation of federal coronavirus relief funds.  The county has elected to distribute $37.5 million of that funding to Colorado Springs and $2.42 million to Fountain, with smaller amounts to other municipal governments.…

Attorneys General urge Congress to pass SAFE Banking Act

As cannabis-related businesses seek out funding or support from the next federal COVID-19 relief package, Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser has joined forces with 34 other state and territorial attorneys general to urge Congress to pass the SAFE Banking Act, or similar measures, with the next relief package.  The Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act would grant marijuana businesses access to the federal banking system.…

Tenants OK on rent — for now — but experts predict `flood` of evictions later

First of the month With thousands of Coloradans out of work thanks to COVID-19, Gov. Jared Polis in late April enacted a statewide moratorium on evictions and late fees for past-due rent. But even with rising unemployment, and without the threat of evictions, many landlords and property managers have reported only slight impacts on rent payments — so far.…

Nuggets Journal: Adam Silver has chance to experiment with NBA’s return. Should he take it?

A decade before Adam Silver became commissioner of the NBA in 2014, he was the president and COO of NBA entertainment. Under his watch, the league’s digital footprint and television reach expanded exponentially.

Next Question: How do I eat with a mask?

The long and the short of it is... you don`t. You take it off when you`re eating, and put it on when you`re not. The post Next Question: How do I eat with a mask? appeared first on Rocky Mountain News .

Players call MLB economic proposal `extremely disappointing’

NEW YORK | A rookie at the major league minimum would keep about 47% of his original salary this year while multimillionaire stars Mike Trout and Gerrit Cole would lose more than 77% under a sliding-scale proposal by big league teams that players found “extremely disappointing.” Major League Baseball made the proposal to the players’ […] The post Players call MLB economic proposal `extremely disappointing’ appeared first on Sentinel Colorado .

Man arrested Tuesday in connection to suspected meth lab in Longmont garage

The Longmont Police Department arrested a man Tuesday afternoon in connection with a suspected meth lab found inside a Longmont garage.

Frisco to open pedestrian promenade on Main Street, launch shop local campaign

FRISCO — Frisco is about to open up, with a few twists. The Frisco Town Council passed a pair of resolutions authorizing new economic relief efforts in town, including a temporary “pedestrian promenade” on Main...

Horse killed in Elbert County “execution style” owner says; sheriff’s office looking for suspect

Dan Havens, the owner of Laredo, a 21-year-old horse he had raised since it was born found his prized horse with a bullet hole in its head.

Board votes in favor of repealing face covering ordinance

On Tuesday (May 26) the Board of Trustees for the Town of Estes Park voted 4-3 in favor of recommending to Town Administrator, Travis Machalek, the repealing of Ordience 07-20 requiring face covering in the downtown commercial zoning district. Before discussion began, Larimer County Health Director, Tom Gonzales, was on hand to give an update […]

Woman fired after backlash from racist park confrontation

NEW YORK (AP) — The verbal dispute between a white woman with an unleashed dog and a black man bird watching in Central Park might normally have gone unnoticed in a city preoccupied by the coronavirus pandemic.

Brazil envoy to U.S. praises warning, aid despite travel ban

Brazil`s top diplomat to the United States says his administration appreciates being previously warned about the travel ban that came into force on Wednesday, adding he approves the “gifts” the South American country received from the White House

Loveland council says it supports centralizing city’s communication efforts

Loveland’s City Council urged staff on Tuesday to streamline management of the city’s social media accounts and website, even as council members expressed discomfort weighing in on current staffing levels.

BVSD proposes no cost-of-living raises to balance next school year’s budget

No cost-of-living raises for employees is one strategy the Boulder Valley School District is proposing to balance its budget with no funding increases expected from the state for the coming school year.

“It’s an 11 on the weird scale”: Colorado legislature makes an awkward return to the Capitol

The hallways were mostly empty. The lawmakers were mostly masked. The interactions were mostly awkward.  The General Assembly’s return to the state Capitol after a two-month coronavirus pause looked anything but normal. Members of the...

COVID-19 roundup for May 26: Restaurants allowed to open statewide tomorrow

By Faith Miller Through May 26, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment was reporting 24,565 cases of COVID-19, the respiratory disease tied to the coronavirus. Statewide, there have been 1,352 deaths among people with COVID-19 — including 1,114 deaths directly attributed to the disease — and 4,160 people hospitalized. The county has seen […] The post COVID-19 roundup for May 26: Restaurants allowed to open statewide tomorrow appeared first on The Colorado Springs Business Journal .

O.C. Barbershops And Hair Salons Approved To Reopen; L.A.’s Remain Closed

If you’re eagerly awaiting your next haircut appointment, you might want to head to Orange County. Orange County has been granted state approval as of May 26 to allow hair salons and barbershops to reopen for business, ending more than two months of state-mandated closures, as reported by Irvine Weekly.  Your next barbershop or salon […] The post O.C. Barbershops And Hair Salons Approved To Reopen; L.A.’s Remain Closed appeared first on LA Weekly .

Colorado Territorial Correctional Facility inmates test negative for COVID-19; 1 staff member positive

More than 80 offenders housed at Colorado Territorial Correctional Facility have tested negative during the first round of COVID-19 testing after a staff member was confirmed to have the virus and another one is waiting for confirmation. “The Department of Corrections conducted contact tracing and determined that out of an abundance of caution, some inmates […]

Coronavirus Special Report: The battle in Congress over voting

In tonight’s episode, we cover a raging battle over whether lawmakers should vote by proxy and examine the bipartisan support for figuring out a way to help those who are unemployed. Then, we look at how an oversight committee examines the dismissal of an internal watchdog at the Health and Human Services Department. Show Notes: […] The post Coronavirus Special Report: The battle in Congress over voting appeared first on Roll Call .

Can copying your friends help you achieve your goals?

Consumers often struggle to achieve self-set life improvement goals, but what if deliberately emulating the successful strategies used by their friends could help them?

Tips on Finding the Right Commercial Foundation Contractor

If you work in the construction industry or run a construction firm, chances are you rely on outside contractors for a wide range of services. Of course, it is vital that you find the right [...] This post Tips on Finding the Right Commercial Foundation Contractor previously appeared on North Forty News .

CU Boulder outlines fall semester: Mandatory masks, socially distanced classrooms and quarantine dorms

The University of Colorado Boulder unveiled plans for a novel, pandemic-adjusted fall semester Tuesday, with students set to begin a mix of in-person and online classes Aug. 24 and finish up remotely after Thanksgiving, a move designed to let them head home and stay put rather than risk carrying the coronavirus back to school.

Montana man arrested for driving on public road in America: COVID crackdown

Intellihub | Park rangers enforce unconstitutional and tyrannical orders given by Montana Governor Stephen Bullock The post Montana man arrested for driving on public road in America: COVID crackdown appeared first on Intellihub .

Late Night Randomness (23 Photos)

Late Night Randomness is a collection of photos we have found in searching the web that don’t necessarily fit in with our other posts or is perhaps a little too edgy to present earlier in the day. They’re still cool and beautiful, so we wanted to share them with you. Do you have an image … The post Late Night Randomness (23 Photos) appeared first on Suburban Men .

Home sales, PMI, Fed surveys, Claims, Hotels, Household incomes, GDP

Now that more data is out, looks like GDP will be down by over 1/3 for the quarter, as the negative labor supply shock continues. While fiscal policy works to support incomes and spending (GDP) obviously spending is still falling short, and with it private sector income (GDP=sales=income). This story doesn’t change much until people […] The post Home sales, PMI, Fed surveys, Claims, Hotels, Household incomes, GDP appeared first on The Center of the Universe .

Reinventing the wheel

The Catamounts had just wrapped up its largest production to-date, an immersive staging of the musical Shockheaded Peter, when the pandemic shut down Colorado in mid-March. “It was a crazy pivot to being in our biggest show ever to there being no theater whatsoever,” says Amanda Berg-Wilson, The Cats artistic director and co-founder.  The company wasn’t […] The post Reinventing the wheel appeared first on Boulder Weekly .