Denver news in 5 minutes: What you need to know today, April 23

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A building under construction at 215 E. 7th Avenue, April 18, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)  denver; colorado; kevinjbeaty; denverite;

A building under construction at 215 E. 7th Avenue, April 18, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Look, there’s a reason people like the Sunday morning news and it’s all these cool stories I found for you to read this morning. We’ve got the Martha Stewart of pot, buildings going up in Capitol Hill and more.

Grab your coffee and settle in. 

Cannabist food writer Laurie Wolf is the Martha Stewart of edibles

Come on, you have time for a New Yorker profile with that lazy morning coffee, don’t you? (New Yorker)

Capitol Hill developers try to maximize every lot

I didn’t think there was that much development in Capitol Hill until I read Adrian’s story detailing all the restaurants and apartments underway in the area. See what they all look like here. (Denverite)

Technology enters the fight to preserve the Arapaho language

Only a few dozen fluent Arapahoe speakers remain in a tribe of more than 10,000. Classroom immersion, personal mentorship, and yes, apps and websites, are all part of the effort to expand fluency. (DP)

March for Science is Denver’s biggest since Women’s March

So you all like marching eh? The crowd of thousands was mostly positive, though Governor John Hickenlooper’s speech was interrupted by a group of anti-fracking activists. (Denverite)

Police arrest man suspected of dozens of Stapleton bike thefts

I lost a bike to theft fairly recently, and so I can’t help but hope this leads to the recovery of a bunch of bicycles. One Stapleton resident told CBS Denver that police said the man is responsible for 20 to 30 burglaries over the course of the past six months. (CBS Denver)

Rural Colorado hospital face service reduction because of hospital provider fee

It may be far from Denver, but the severity of cuts facing rural Colorado hospitals is worth your attention. In fact, three of every four Colorado hospitals are looking at cuts because of a Colorado budget change. (DP)

Columbine High School survivors raise funds for other mass shooting survivors

After the Aurora Theater shooting of 2012, graduates of the 1999 class of Columbine High School decided they needed to do something. Last night, they had their fifth annual fundraiser. (Fox31)

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