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Happy Thursday, Denver! Here’s everything you need to know to get this day started. Here’s everything happening today in town.

Thursday’s weather: Cold; a little morning snow. High: 21 Low: 3.

Here are the top stories today in Denver:

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  1. Arvada company pleads guilty to criminal pollution. Rapid Wire trucks were seen repeatedly discharging chemicals into a storm drain along Sheridan Boulevard. (KMGH)
  2. ‘Critical Step’ To Fix Pollution: Colorado Partners With EPA. Colorado is the second state in the nation to partner with the Environmental Protection Agency. (Patch)
  3. Denver’s overdose epidemic at unprecedented level. In less than two years, overdoses in Denver have more than doubled. 450 overdose deaths in Denver in 2021.(KUSA)
  4. Nick’s Cafe, famous for Elvis’ sandwich is closing today. The Lakewood restaurant famous for serving Elvis’ favorite – the peanut butter, jelly and bacon sandwich, is closing up shop today .(9News)
  5. Denver HOA in Green Valley Ranch threatens to foreclose over aesthetics. With dozens of foreclosures happening in Green Valley Ranch, Councilwoman Gilmore will hold a town hall on March 12 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Green Valley Ranch Rec. Center to explain the foreclosure process and resources available to homeowners facing financial distress. (Denverite)

Environmental News:

  • Denver concrete creator lessens carbon footprint. A new state bill requires the Office of the State Architect and the Department of Transportation to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from construction materials when building and transportation projects. (7News)

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Today in Denver:

  • State Land Board Meeting: Colorado Department of Natural Resources. (8 a.m.)
  • 1340 Penn: Historic Denver Inc. (11:45 a.m.)
  • Frozen Jr.: Thunder TheatreWorks Performance. (6:30 p.m.)
  • South South Broadway Comedy Show: Zac Mass. (8 p.m.)
  • Ron Funches: At Comedy Works. (8 p.m.)

From my notebook:

  • March marks the two-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic in Colorado. Denver thanks you for the sacrifices made and the resiliency shown over the past two years. The pandemic is not over. (Facebook)
  • Explore the best upcoming performing arts events in Denver. Visit the link for more information: (Visit Denver)
  • Join the Public Safety Youth Leadership team at their 26th annual Safe City Youth Summit. Be part of this free fun event with giveaways, a DJ, and youth entertainment. Open to all youth between the ages of 13-18. (Denver)

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