What You Missed Around Denver While You Were Away
Welcome back to the Mile High City! Here’s a quick recap of what you might have missed while jet-setting…
July 1 - 7, 2016
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On July Fourth, the Gutierrez family witnessed unexplainable lights in the sky after watching a public fireworks display. The Gutierrez family decided to contact Fox31 Denver to see if their Problem Solvers could uncover the mystery. Lucky for us, Fox31 solved the mystery that turned out to be a team of sky divers with fireworks attached to their feet. Watch the video that sparked interest here.
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Ferril Lake at Denver’s City Park has been covered in massive amounts of algae that crews have been trying to clean up since Wednesday. According to the staff, algae typically forms in hot weather, and given the high heat we’ve been experiencing, it’s only getting worse. While it might not look pleasant, the good news is that the algae is not toxic or dangerous. The park officials in Denver are predicting it to be another three or four weeks before the lake at City Park returns to normal Learn more here.
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The story of twin sisters Sarah Mariuz and Leah Rodgers who gave birth on the same day and the exact same time, made National headlines this past week. Leah Rodgers welcomed a baby boy in Denver, Colorado while her sister Sarah Mariuz welcomed a baby girl in La Jolla, California. Both babies were born at 1:18am in their respective time zones. Read the full story and Today.com.
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A four-year-old who was fishing with his dad at Cherry Creek State Park in Denver, Colorado caught a trophy fish. What’s even more remarkable, is the 28-inch Walleye fish he caught was bigger than his toy Spider-Man fishing pole. Watch his big catch here.
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A group of scientists at Lockheed Martin in Colorado, designed a spacecraft to orbit Jupiter. On July 4, 2016 those scientists and their close family and friends watched NASA’s live stream in Littleton, Colorado and witnessed the spacecraft, Juno approach Jupiter. The spacecraft Juno, has taken five years to travel millions of miles to reach Jupiter. Juno is suppose to spend the next 20 months orbiting Jupiter 37 times and studying the planet. Get the full story on Fox31 Denver.