Colorado teens reported more depression last year, but no increase in suicidal thoughts

Colorado teenagers reported more depression last year than pre-pandemic, but that didn’t translate into more drug use or suicidal thoughts. The Healthy Kids Colorado survey found the rate of youth reporting they stopped doing normal activities because of sadness or hopelessness for at least two weeks (a proxy for depression) increased from about 35% in… Continue reading Colorado teens reported more depression last year, but no increase in suicidal thoughts

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LeGrue’s building on South Broadway will be turned into a restaurant, music venue

Reed Sparks is firing up a new restaurant and music venue on South Broadway. The 33-year-old Denver resident is in the midst of renovating a 24,000-square-foot building, built in the 1940s, at 476 S. Broadway in Wash Park West. It was previously home to LeGrue’s, a flower shop and year-round Christmas store that operated for 50 years.… Continue reading LeGrue’s building on South Broadway will be turned into a restaurant, music venue

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RTD aims to boost unarmed guards as it grapples with drug use, harassment and other problems

The Regional Transportation District says a proposed security contract extension would result in a more visible presence of officers across its system as the agency grapples with recurring drug use, harassment of operators and other problems. The contract changes, up for consideration by RTD’s board Tuesday night, also take aim at the recurring train cancellations… Continue reading RTD aims to boost unarmed guards as it grapples with drug use, harassment and other problems

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Facebook and Instagram remove posts offering abortion pills

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook and Instagram have begun promptly removing posts that offer abortion pills to women who may not be able to access them following a Supreme Court decision that stripped away constitutional protections for the procedure. Such social media posts ostensibly aimed to help women living in states where preexisting laws banning abortion suddenly snapped… Continue reading Facebook and Instagram remove posts offering abortion pills

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Illinois Election Day: Republicans to pick nominee to face Gov. Pritzker

CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Republicans on Tuesday will choose a nominee to take on Democratic Gov. JB Pritzker, a billionaire who has spent millions trying to get the rival he wants and increase his already sizable advantage in the state this fall. Among the Republican front-runners is conservative state Sen. Darren Bailey, a farmer who received former… Continue reading Illinois Election Day: Republicans to pick nominee to face Gov. Pritzker

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Escape to 16 Quail Crossing, an extraordinary estate property in Moraga

An extraordinary estate property, one of the largest in Moraga, is rarely seen on the market. The impeccable craftsmanship of Branagh Development construction and the brilliant architectural design by the Talon Design Group combine to create this hilltop masterpiece that majestically sits on more than 6.5 acres. Escape to 16 Quail Crossing, rise above the… Continue reading Escape to 16 Quail Crossing, an extraordinary estate property in Moraga

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As Rafael Ortega’s hitting heats up with more playing time, the outfielder’s Chicago Cubs future remains uncertain

All Rafael Ortega could do was wait. Consistent at-bats in the Chicago Cubs lineup weren’t available for the outfielder through the first five weeks of the season. With Ian Happ and Seiya Suzuki entrenched in left and right field, respectively, Ortega’s opportunities were limited to occasional starts in center and at designated hitter. Getting in… Continue reading As Rafael Ortega’s hitting heats up with more playing time, the outfielder’s Chicago Cubs future remains uncertain

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Goins: Overturning Roe v. Wade accelerates a return to a dark time in American history

Even though I’m a woman of childbearing age, I’ve been privileged enough to never have had to deal with the prospect of an unwanted pregnancy or the choice of whether to carry a pregnancy to term. But as news of the Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade spread across the country, I found myself… Continue reading Goins: Overturning Roe v. Wade accelerates a return to a dark time in American history

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Who are the Bay Area’s all-time top pro coaches? You can help make the call

Editor’s note: Select the four pro coaches you think should be called the Bay Area’s best for this poll. Feel free to write in your candidate by leaving a message while voting. Take Our Poll During the nine decades since major professional sports first arrived here, there has never been a coach like the Warriors’… Continue reading Who are the Bay Area’s all-time top pro coaches? You can help make the call

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