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Tuesday in Denver: City proceeds with plan to ban majority of flavored tobacco products, Foo Fighters Denver show & more

Steven Bonifazi

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By Steven Bonifazi

(DENVER, Colo.) Hello and happy Tuesday Denverites!

Welcome back to yet another Tuesday edition of the Denver Daily-Round Up.

The sun is beaming down on the Mile High City this morning, with partly conditions expected around 4:00 p.m. The forecast high for this Tuesday is 61°F with a forecast low of 38°F.

Today, local businesses are worried after the Denver City Council is pressing on with its plan to ban a majority of flavored tobacco products, Denver's warm and dry November is a bad sign for lovers of snow, the Johnson & Wales campus located in Denver is beginning to see transformation under new owners and the Foo Fighters announced a North American summer tour with a stadium stop in Denver.

1. Denver moves ahead with plan to ban majority of flavored tobacco products, businesses worry

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The Denver City Council has moved forward with its plan to prohibit a large portion of flavored tobacco products, voting 12-1 to publish the flavored tobacco ban with the amendment that would take effect in 2023.

The City Council will make a final vote next Monday and business owners are worried they may be forced out of business. City councilors rejected amendments that would have excluded menthol as a flavor in addition to an option that would have allowed stand-alone tobacco and vape shops from being included in the ban, as per CBS Denver.

2. Why this warm November is a bad sign for snow lovers in Denver

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As of Tuesday, Denver has gone a total of 223 days since its last measurable snowfall in addition to a dry and warm November.

FOX31 reports that this dry and warm November may be a bad sign for those who love snow after looking at weather history from the National Weather Service. Meteorologist Chris Timer has stated that there has been a 6-degree plus difference between the normal temperature in the Mile High City for November.

3. Denver Johnson & Wales campus already transforming under new owners

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Denver Public Schools, the Denver Housing Authority and nonprofit Urban Land Conservancy are starting to see change being made five months after purchasing the Johnson & Wales University property

The 25-acre property, located in northeast Denver now has a duo of affordable housing projects in the planning stages where the former dorm buildings were at 7150 Montview Blvd, according to The Denver Post. Plans for a massive expansion of the Denver School of the Arts situated on the west side of the campus which would allow the school to take in an additional 500 to 700 students are also underway.

4. Foo Fighters announce Denver stadium concert

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Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters perform onstage at the American Museum of Natural History Gala 2021 on November 18, 2021 in New York City.(Theo Wargo/Getty Images for American Museum of Natural History)

American rock band and recent Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, Foo Fighters, announced on Tuesday they will stop in Denver at Empower Field at Mile High on August 6, 2022, as part of their new North American tour.

The tour will begin on May 15 in Pennsylvania and will continue through August with stops in North Carolina, New York, Minnesota, California and more. 9News reports that tickets will be on sale to the public on Dec. 3 at 10:00 a.m. and special guests will be announced at a later day.

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