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Hump day in Denver: Colorado School Safety Resource Center give guidance after Texas school tragedy

Steven Bonifazi
People become emotional at the City of Uvalde Town Square during a prayer vigil in the wake of a mass shooting at Robb Elementary School.(Jordan Vonderhaar/Getty Images)

By Steven Bonifazi / NewsBreak Denver

(DENVER, Colo.) Greetings, good morning and happy hump day, Denver Rounderuppers.

Welcome to another Wednesday edition of the Denver Daily Roundup. 

Wednesday's weather forecast in Denver predicts sunny skies and warm temperatures after a week of wet and cool conditions. The high-temperature Wednesday is expected to reach near 71.

Let's take a closer look at a few of the top, local stories from the NewsBreak Denver team you should be more aware of this Wednesday:

Colorado School Safety Resource Center offers guidance after Texas school tragedy

The Colorado School Safety resource center (CSSRC) has acknowledged the trauma brought on by the supermarket shooting in Buffalo, NY and an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas.

NewsBreak Denver's Suzie Glassman reported the center's website offers links for educators, parents and adults on how to speak to children regarding community tragedies. The center released new crisis guidelines in April that encompass learnings from prior school tragedies and include advice from K-12 and higher education school security experts, mental health providers and crisis responders.

CSSRC will host a virtual summer safety symposium on June 2 for Campus Safety Porffesinoals, Administrators, Mental Health Professionals, Law Enforcement and those who work in Institutions of Higher Education.

Neighbors complain about homeless at Aloft hotel
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Denver City Council received complaints from several Upper Downtown Neighborhood Association members regarding homeless people in Aloft hotel openly using drugs, catcalling passersby and producing trash and feces on the streets.

Denver has a contract with aloft to house the homeless at risk of contracting COVID in the hotel. However, neighbors said residents of Aloft scare away the convention goers who visit the city, NewsBreak Denver David Heitz reported.

Randle Loeb, a resident at Aloft explained that he could have died if he was not placed there and said that not everyone at Aloft uses drugs.

7 tips to stay safe on Colorado waters during National Safe Boating Week

Colorado Parks and Wildlife urges Coloradans to boat responsibly this summer as boat ramps across the state open and temperatures warm up.

National Safe Boating Week runs May 21 through Friday and water-based recreation remains a popular pastime in Colorado. So far this year, four people have drowned in Colorado waters, with 22 drownings in 2021, according to CPW.

Boating safety tips:

Colorado among top 10 states for marketing careers
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Digital marketing agency Hennessey Digital ranks Colorado as the seventh-best state for a marketing career.
Marketing managers in Colorado earn an average of $196,880 each year, while marketing associates make an average of $50,365, according to NewsBreak Denver's Margaret Jackson. Additional factors that affect the ranks include marketing job openings (3,099 in Colorado) and marketing job openings per 100,000 people (54.41 in Colorado).

The top 10 states for marketing professionals:

  1. Massachusetts
  2. New York
  3. Illinois
  4. Delaware
  5. Washington
  6. New Jersey
  7. Colorado
  8. Minnesota
  9. California
  10. Connecticut

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