Denver in 5 minutes: What you need to know today, Aug. 19

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Happy Friday! Here's what you should know before you head out to rock, run and tailgate this weekend.


Bad news: You are almost definitely not going to get your stolen bike back. (9) ?


More bad news: Despite poor reviews from the state, Colorado judges aren't often voted out of office. (9) ?

No one asked, but Darryl Glenn would like to tell Pennsylvania about his own race. (Denverite)

Hickenlooper declined to endorse Test400K, but a group advocating for all rape kits to be tested in 15 to 30 days. (DP)


It seems there just isn't enough free beer to make you like Chipotle again (Denverite)

Is RTD Trumping right now? (Denverite)

A three-story, 50-room boutique hotel is coming to RiNo and bringing New York City bar Death & Company with it. (DBJ)

A Denver developer is making podcast listening more social (Denverite)

The Slurpee is turning 50 this year, so go wild for Bring Your Own Cup Day. (7)


Things haven't gone great for the Rockies lately. Two bright spots, though? Charlie Blackmon and D.J. LeMahieu. (Denverite)


A lot CU Boulder students suddenly have roommates they didn't want, which is probably not great for their dating lives. (BDC)

Colorado millennials are less likely to live with their parents than their peers elsewhere, so quit ragging on them. (Denverite)

Still rock 'n' roll to me

You can spend two whole days at Colorado College engaged in scholarly discussion about and with Billy Joel, and why wouldn't you?

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