Apr 19, 2024 - News

Mile Highlights: Black church attacked in Aurora

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πŸ”₯ An Aurora pastor says video footage shows a Molotov cocktail ignited a fire last month in the offices of Living Water Christian Center, located inside Aurora First Presbyterian Church. (Sentinel)

🚫 The governor's push to raise taxes on short-term rentals to hotel levels failed in its first legislative committee Tuesday amid vociferous opposition. (Colorado Sun)

🏠 Oakwood Homes co-founder Patrick Hamill, an Axios Denver 2023 Power Player, is stepping down as CEO on June 14 but will remain a strategic adviser. (DBJ πŸ”‘)

πŸ’° Casino owner Steve Wynn and financier Thomas Peterffy bought an 11-bedroom Aspen house on Red Mountain for $108 million, making Colorado one of the few states to record a $100 million sale. (Denver Post πŸ”‘)

🐘 Chuck, a 15-year-old Asian elephant at the Denver Zoo, is being transferred to a zoo in Houston where officials hope he will breed. (Denver7)


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