Denver news in 5 minutes: What you need to know today, April 16

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The tax day tax march calling for President Trump to release his returns, April 15, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) tax day; tax march; protest; copolitics; kevinjbeaty; denver; denverite; colorado; civic center park;

The tax day march calling for President Trump to release his returns, April 15, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

It's Easter, which means I'm reading today's news with a fistful of Peeps. There's also lots of goodies in our roundup today, like an impassioned plea to love space travel, home prices falling and more.

Unlike kids searching for eggs, I'm not even going to make you hunt for this goodness. It's after the jump. 

Home prices could start falling by 2019, firm says

Median home prices could fall by more than 20 percent on the Front Range, according to Location Inc.. But their analysis includes forecasts for micro regions, and from block to block, the prognosis looks different. (DP)

Have you thought about what it takes to send a human into orbit?

Our fearless leader Dave has. I say if whatever you're about to do requires extra butt padding, then there's a good chance I would be too afraid to do it and I salute you. (Denverite)

Denver's biggest protest since the Women's March

And yet, Andy spotted only one "Fuck Trump" sign. Check out the pictures from the march that brought out thousands. (Denverite)

Rockies pitched well, leading to a win

Rockies manager Bud Black called it "one of the best games I’ve seen in a while just from a pure pitching standpoint.” (AP)

State legislator wants more notice for rent hikes

Currently, landlords only need to give month-to-month renters a week's notice before increasing rent. Rep. Dan Pabon, D-Denver, has introduced legislation to require at least three weeks notice. (CBS Denver)

An interview with DINK founder Charlie LaGreca

If you missed Denver's Independent Comic and Art Expo this year, you should read this Bleeding Cool interview that helps explain why Denver's art scene should have more than one comics gathering. In short, LaGreca says that we should have an uncorporatized connection to some of our comic makers, and I'm inclined to agree. (Bleeding Cool)

Solitaire Restaurant lost goods worth hundreds in burglary

Owner Andrea Ferguson said she watched the whole thing from home on her security camera while it happened. Of course, she immediately called police. (9News)

Dog park poop pastures

It seems so simple: When dog park patrons don't pick up after their pets, the parks may close. But now, we've got a Professor of Infectious Disease at Colorado State University explaining . Say it louder for the people in the back, as the kids say.  (DP)

Real estate in Steamboat and Winter Park likely to surge

The Denver Post puts it simply: "A resort trades hands and real estate sales spike as attention turns to a region that’s about to see new energy and investment." (DP)

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