How a $1.5 million investment in public art along the light rail represents Aurora

An art installation resembling a celestial ferris wheel whirled in the wind at the Aurora Metro Center on Thursday, with a sign for nearby Dillard’s department store visible through the sunrise-colored sculpture’s metal mesh. The pop of color and movement, courtesy of local Lyons’ artist John King, was placed at the Aurora light rail stop […]

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Responsibility for translation and interpretation can’t fall to students, according to new Aurora policy

Aurora teachers and staff will no longer be allowed to use students to interpret formal conversations or conferences with parents unless there’s an emergency. The proposed policy is meant to signal that translation services are a core responsibility of the district, located in one of the most diverse cities in Colorado — not something to […]

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Patient benefit cited in Advocate, Aurora merger

NORMAL — Central Illinois Advocate Health Care patients should benefit from the upcoming merger of Advocate with Aurora Health Care, the president of Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal and Advocate Eureka Hospital in Eureka said Thursday. "Our patients will continue to receive the same great care close home," Colleen Kannaday said. "Their physicians won’t […]

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An Aurora eatery is in the running for the nation’s best new restaurant in James Beard Awards – Denver Business Journal

A well-regarded restaurant in Aurora has just been served another heaping helping of acclaim. This time, it comes from the James Beard Foundation, bestowers of the coveted James Beard Awards, the Oscars of the restaurant industry. The foundation has announced that Annette, Chef Caroline Glover’s new restaurant in the Stanley Marketplace at 2501 Dallas St., […]

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Why Should You Visit Aurora Colorado?

Aurora is a city located in Colorado near Denver. It is an area that many people consider visiting, not only because of its close proximity to Denver and many of the other enjoyable attractions around the area, but also because it has a few things to offer of its own. Regardless of whether you live […]

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New Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL is now fully compatible with MySQL and PostgreSQL

Amazon Web Services, an Amazon.com company, announced on Wednesday general availability for Amazon Aurora with PostgreSQL compatibility. Amazon Aurora is a cloud-optimized relational database that combines the speed and availability of high-end commercial databases with the simplicity and cost-effectiveness of open source databases. Now, customers who use PostgreSQL databases can get up to several times […]

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