Photos: See Aurora Cops Repeatedly Attacked by Police Dogs -- For a Good Cause

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A photo from the Aurora Police Department Facebook page. More images below.
The folks who manage the Aurora Police Department Facebook page have built a reputation for sharing unusual and interesting pics, including the ones that inspired our galleries spotlighting badass Aurora cops of the '50s, the '70s and the '80s. But its latest collection may its quirkiest yet -- photos from a recent fundraiser at Dora's Mexican Restaurant & Lounge for the APD's K9 unit in which officers are repeatedly attacked by the police dogs with which they work. Check out a sampling of the action-packed shots below and click here to see the complete album.

See also: Photos: Badass Aurora Cops of the '50s

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Photos: Denver Cruisers' Road Warrior Riders Enjoy the Apocalypse

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Photo by Jake Shane. More pics below.
This week's Denver Cruiser Ride theme was "Road Warriors," and that was appropriate, since the weather was positively apocalyptic -- or at least it rained a bit. That didn't stop the Cruisers, though, and as a bonus, their end-of-the-world costumes helped repel the moisture. Check out Jake Shane's photos of the fun below.

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Twenty Visit Denver Photos So Gorgeous They'll Make Even More People Want to Move Here

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Some locals aren't going to be happy with Visit Denver. We hear all the time from folks who wish fewer residents of other places were putting down Colorado roots, yet the Instagram account of the city's official tourism agency is filled with photos so eye-popping that they're capable of convincing people not only to vacation here, but to stick around permanently. See what we mean below.

See also: Photos: Ten great reasons to visit Denver in 2014

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Photos: Denver Cruisers Whip Out Their Big (Top) Pee-wee

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Photo by Jake Shane
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This week's Denver Cruiser Ride theme pays tribute to one of cinema's greatest masterpieces -- 1988's circus-centric Big Top Pee-wee -- on the occasion of star Paul Reubens's birthday. Some riders got their Pee-wee on, as it were, while others let their inner animals out of the cage. Photographer Jake Shane was on hand to capture the action. Check out a sampling of his best shots below and click to see the complete Denver Cruisers Celebrate Pee-wee Herman and the Circus slide show.

See also: Denver Cruisers' Seven Deadly Sins photos: Give in to temptation!

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Photos: Twenty Great Ways to Celebrate #ThrowbackThursday Denver-Style

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The Twitter hashtag #ThrowbackThursday has become a favorite for a very good reason: With all the lousy news taking place now, it's reassuring and entertaining to turn back the clock once a week.

Plenty of Denver tweeters agree, regularly sharing #ThrowbackThursday posts featuring fascinating, charming or funny photos from the past -- often the very distant past. Check out twenty of our recent favorites below.

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Photos: Denver Cruisers Ask Who's Hotter -- Drag Queens or Dungeon Dominatrixes?

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Photo by Marissa Shevins
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It's not unusual for Denver Cruisers to look good -- but for this week's ride, Dungeons & Drag Queens, participants looked good in very different ways. See what we mean by checking out photos of the fun snapped by Marissa Shevins.

See also: Photos: "S" Stands for "Sexy" and a Lot More on Denver Cruisers Ride

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Photos: "S" Stands for "Sexy" and a Lot More on Denver Cruisers Ride

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Photo by Marissa Shevins
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This week's Denver Cruiser Ride theme revolved around the letter "S." That left a lot of room for creativity, and as usual, the riders took advantage. Check out a sampling of shots from photog Marissa Shevins below.

See also: Photos: Denver Cruisers Celebrate Christmas (and Every Other Holiday) in July

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Photos: See Why Ironman Boulder Underpants Run Makes the Rest of Us Look Out of Shape

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Photo by Brandon Marshall. Click to see the complete "Boulder Ironman Underpants Run" slide show.
Yesterday, Justin Daerr and Danielle Kehoe were the top men's and women's finishers at Ironman Boulder. But before the main event got underway, plenty of competitors reminded us that we've been slacking on sit-ups via the Ironman Boulder Underpants Run, which sported more six packs than your neighborhood King Soopers. Our Brandon Marshall was on hand to capture pics of all that taut flesh. Check out a sampling of his photos below and click to see the complete "Boulder Ironman Underpants Run" slide show.

See also: Videos: Ultrarunner Adam Campbell on Being Struck by Lightning in Race and Finishing Third

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Photos: Denver Cruisers celebrate Christmas (and every other holiday) in July

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Photo by Marissa Shevins
The holiday for which July is best known in the U.S. of A. remains Independence Day -- unless we're talking about the Denver Cruisers, whose most recent ride celebrated any and all holidays at the same time. Check out a sampling of Marissa Shevins's shots from the festivities below.

See also: Photos: Denver Cruisers light up their lives -- and get lit

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Photos: Union Station grand (re)opening celebration

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All photos by Ken Hamblin
Union Station held its grand re-opening celebration this Saturday, offering free tours, music and water-fountain fun while residents explored the results of the $54 million renovation that turned the century-old station into a revived transportation hub. Photographer Ken Hamblin was there, and sent back photos of the celebration.

See also: The inside scoop on DIA's public art

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