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Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker catches a pass and heads toward the end zone as he puts Denver Broncos up 14-0 against the San Diego Chargers in the second quarter of the Divisional Playoffs at Sports Authority Field at Mile High Sunday, January 12, 2014. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette
Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker catches a pass and heads toward the end zone as he puts Denver Broncos up 14-0 against the San Diego Chargers in the second...
St. Louis Rams defensive end Michael Sam watches from the sideline in the second quarter of a preseason NFL football game between the Rams and the New Orleans Saints Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)
St. Louis Rams defensive end Michael Sam watches from the sideline in the second quarter of a preseason NFL football game between the Rams and the New Orleans...
This undated file image posted  Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 by the Raqqa Media Center of the Islamic State group, a Syrian opposition group, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows fighters from the Islamic State group that captured the Tabqa air base from the Syrian government on Sunday, praying inside the air base, in Raqqa, Syria. The Islamic State militant group that has taken over large parts of Syria and Iraq and declared a self-styled caliphate poses one of the most significant threats to stability in the Middle East in years. (AP Photo/ Raqqa Media Center of the Islamic State group, File)
This undated file image posted Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 by the Raqqa Media Center of the Islamic State group, a Syrian opposition group, which has been verified...
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Colorado Attorney General John Suthers speaks with the Gazette editorial board Thursday, July 18, 2013. Suthers announced today, Tuesday, September 2, 2014, that he plans to run for Colorado Springs mayor in April's municipal election. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette
Colorado Attorney General John Suthers speaks with the Gazette editorial board Thursday, July 18, 2013. Suthers announced today, Tuesday, September 2, 2014, that...
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