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  1. ideas
    Social Workers Instead of Police? Denver’s 911 Experiment Is a Promising StartSix months into a pilot program that deploys squads of caregivers in place of cops, there are signs of success.
  2. aviation
    Ancient Boeing 777 Strews Debris Over ColoradoUA328 suffered a catastrophic uncontained engine failure in an incident eerily similar to what happened to a sister aircraft in 2018.
  3. video
    WATCH: Terrifying Video of United 328’s In-Flight Engine FailureThe plane suffered a scary engine failure shortly after taking off from Denver, but the pilots were able to land safely with no reported injuries.
  4. the high life
    Ambling Through America’s Most Stoned SuburbsA very chill week spent at very high Bible studies, softball games, and dinner parties.
  5. early and awesome
    Denver Bro Asks Obama to Smoke Weed, Gets a Laugh, Posts to InstagramAmerica in 2014 (in Colorado).
  6. loose lips
    Julian Assange Scares Off President BushThe former president cancels an appearance at a conference that also hosted Assange, by video.
  7. early and often
    Waldman: The Euphoria of Witnessing Obama’s SpeechThis was the third best day of my life, after my wedding and my daughter’s bat mitzvah.
  8. early and often
    Waldman: The View From the Cheap SeatsIt was dog-eat-dog on the floor of the Pepsi Center last night.
  9. gossipmonger
    Governor Paterson Is Working His Tuchus Off in DenverCindy Adams reports that the lovable gov has been hauling butt around the Democratic National Convention. Plus, gossip about Chace Crawford (of course), Naomi Campbell, and Janice Dickinson.
  10. early and often
    And the Award for the Scariest Denver-Area Hotel Goes To…If you’re IMPORTANT, you get to stay at the Sheraton or the Ritz. Otherwise, you just might be sleeping next door to a wannabe Obama assassin.
  11. early and often
    Denver Dispatch: Will.I.Am on McCain, Muse‘And, you know what, I would like to overcome that kind of stuff. That’s beyond inspirational. That’s triumph. He is an inspiring guy.’
  12. early and often
    Denver Dispatch: ‘Newsweek’ Throws DNC’s Top Party, With Sean Penn and … Walter IsaacsonCameron Crowe told J.J. Abrams that it brought back memories of being with Led Zeppelin on tour.
  13. early and often
    Denver Dispatch: Fred Armisen Does Not Want a Massage Courtesy of Arianna Huffington“I have an inability to relax,” Armisen says.
  14. early and often
    Waldman on Gloria Allred, Angry Clintonites, and the Jockeying for Hillary SignsAllred couldn’t keep the tape over her mouth for very long.
  15. early and often
    Best Speech of Hillary Clinton’s Career Caps Genuinely Exciting DNC NightOn day two of their convention, Democrats finally got some red meat.
  16. early and often
    Denver Dispatch: What We Wouldn’t Do to Get on the Convention FloorWe wondered what exactly we might have to do to get the most coveted floor pass. He laughed and said, “It certainly won’t be dancing.”
  17. early and often
    Denver Dispatch: Meet Your Hilariously Inept DNC ProtesterNo one, including those who were watching the action, could articulate what last night’s protest was about in the first place.
  18. early and often
    Heilemann: Emerging Themes From a Different Kind of ConventionObama has had a rough August, and he needs this convention to really hit the bull’s-eye or he’ll be in serious trouble.
  19. early and often
    Denver Dispatch: Waldman on the Hierarchy of DNC AccessThe single topic of conversation that seems to consume the attention of a fair number of the 50,000 people here is the search for credentials.
  20. early and often
    Barack Obama Weak Link in DNC TV CoverageIf you evaluate the Democratic convention as pure spectacle, five things happened on Monday to make its first evening a pretty big success.
  21. early and often
    Denver Dispatch: Barry Levinson Sees Massive Conspiracy Against Celebs‘It’s been my experience that 90 percent of writers, directors, and actors are basically middle-class people who had talent.’
  22. early and often
    Denver Dispatch: Ayelet Waldman on Being an Obama DelegateI’m an Obama delegate for the state of California, having won a somewhat intense election battle of my own to get here.
  23. early and often
    Denver Dispatch: Kathleen Sebelius Tears Up Dance Floor at Wild PartyDo some states party harder than others? Judging from the Friends of New Orleans DNC benefit last night, yes.
  24. early and often
    Denver Dispatch: RZA on Coming Around to Obama, and Why McCain Might Be Like Rambo‘It’s like in every nation and every race, you have some people that are born as a prince because of the natural way they are.’
  25. early and often
    Denver Dispatch: Nudie Bars, Hospitals Prepare for DNCDriving around Denver, it’s rare to pass a business that isn’t trying to capitalize on the sudden swell in population by offering convention specials.
  26. in other news
    Denver Politicians Aren’t Taking Any Crap at This Year’s DNC ConventionThe City Council has passed an ordinance banning people from carrying buckets of feces during the convention. Some people have a problem with that.