Today’s eclipse will only last a few minutes — and Denver won’t get the total eclipse — but it’s expected to shut down some businesses around the country for a few minutes and also bring in business for others.
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IN LOCAL NEWS:
More P3s To Come
The $1.8 billion P3 deal that Denver entered into in order to fund renovations at DIA could just be the start. Mayor Michael Hancock is moving forward with plans to set up an office to vet such deals.
Panhandling Bans Unlikely to Come
While some Colorado cities are looking to limit begging or panhandling, they have a tough constitutional hurdle to clear in order to do so.
Bond Lowered for Redwine
A judge lowered the bond of Mark Redwine, who stands accused of killing his 13-year-old son Dylan, which allowed him to post bail.
Following a nine-day trial for the municipalization of Boulder utilities, staff for the regulators suggested forcing Boulder and Xcel Energy, to work together.
Perlmutter Back in the Race
Colorado congressman and short-time gubernatorial candidate Ed Perlmutter announced he will run for re-election in Congress after all.
IN NATIONAL NEWS:
Witness Kept Indoors
Today’s eclipse might have a lot of viewers across the country, but not this one. A judge denied a witnesses’ motion to put a trial on pause in order to view the eclipse.
Nonlawyer Leader at Husch Blackwell
Husch Blackwell has a new nonlawyer CEO. He comes with prior law firm management experience at Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek, which was acquired by Husch Blackwell last year.
Diversity in the Legal Profession
The higher you go in the legal profession, the fewer racial minority lawyers you’ll find. Law360 has its 2017 diversity snapshot (Law 360 subscription required).
Virtual Firm, Real Merger
In what might be the first of its kind virtual law firm merger, FisherBroyles added three IP attorneys to its cloud-based attorney service. (American Lawyer subscription required)
Cutting Back Visas
In response to Russia cutting back on its diplomatic connections with the U.S., nonimmigrant visas for Russians are being but on hold in the U.S.
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