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Thomas is the Digital Content Manger for KDVR.com and KWGN.com He has worked as a digital journalist in Denver for five years now.

After graduating from the University of Colorado at Boulder, Thomas worked as a web writer for KMGH in Denver. In November 2012, joined the web staff at KDVR as Digital Content Manager.

Feel free to send comments to Thomas.Hendrick@KDVR.com or call 303-566-7590.

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    Kraft Foods recalls 7,500 cases of Kraft American Singles

    DENVER — Kraft Foods Group is voluntarily recalling 7,691 cases of select varieties of select craft singles. The company said the recall was because a supplier did not store an ingredient used to make the cheese in accordance with Kraft’s temperature standards, said a news release from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This could cause premature spoilage and food borne illness. Kraft says they have received no consumer complaints in conjunction with this recall. The affected products were distributed […]

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    Mystery of sailing stones in Death Valley may be solved

    DEATH VALLEY, Calif. — For decades scientists have been puzzled by the mystery of the “sailing stones” in California’s Death Valley. Boulders, some weighing as much as 500 pounds, were spotted in the desert with long trails behind them as if the stones had been pushed across the dry lakebed called the Racetrack. No one could figure out how the stones moved. Until now. Geologist Richard Norris and his team from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography have found evidence that […]

  • Denver Police want 800 body cameras for officers in 2015

    DENVER — The Denver Police Department hopes to equip 800 officers with body cameras by 2015, the department said Wednesday. Speaking to reporters, police chief Robert White said the cameras would add a new layer of transparency to the department. It will protect officers from illegitimate complaints and “clear up those moments of conflict,” said White. “From my perspective this is really a no brainer,” he said. “I think citizens have the right to know what the officers are doing […]

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    Prater apologizes to Broncos fans: ‘It’s no one’s fault but my own’

    DENVER — Denver Broncos kicker Matt Prater apologized to fans Monday saying he “screwed up” when he violated the terms of an alcohol abuse program. Prater was on an alcohol-abuse program, which he enrolled in after a 2011 DUI conviction. His attorney said Prater failed a recent test after “consuming a couple beers at home while on vacation.” “I want to apologize to Broncos fans,” Prater said. “It’s no one’s fault but my own.” #Broncos Prater w teammates showing support […]

  • Skyline Showdown: Show your school spirit ahead of the Rocky Mountain Showdown

    DENVER — It’s Rocky Mountain Showdown week between CU and CSU and we want to see your school spirit. You can see the school colors of CU or CSU light up the spire on top of the Four Seasons Hotel Denver all this week.  All you have to do is show your school spirit and “share” one of the Facebook images above. Make sure you share the image and not the group post. We’ll be adding up shares all week […]

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    Colorado opens first mental health crisis hotline

    DENVER — Gov. John Hicknelooper announced Tuesday the launch of the state’s first mental health crisis hotline. Mental health professionals will be available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year at 844-493-TALK (8255). The news of the hotline comes one day after famed actor Robin Williams killed himself. Williams had been dealing with deep depression, family members have said. “We do not want to lose one more person to the tragedy of suicide, gun violence, substance abuse or mental […]

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    Dougco dispatcher takes Ice Bucket Challenge in hilarious video

    DENVER — A Douglas County dispatcher decided to join in on the Ice Bucket Challenge with a creative approach. The Ice Bucket Challenge is a national movement by law enforcement to challenge each other on social media to dump ice water on themselves. Participants donate $10 to the National Law Enforcement Memorial Fund and challenge others to do so. Several agencies in the metro area have taken part in the last week including Arvada Police, Castle Rock Police,  the Douglas […]

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    Fort Carson soldier accused of soliciting young girls

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A solider at Fort Carson Army Base is being accused of a string of solicitation cases targeting young women. KRDO-TV reported Duston Ridner, 43, was arrested in May and released on a $50,000 bond. Police said he was the driver of a red truck that approached a dozen girls since April. The driver would approach a girl and offer them $100 to watch him perform a lewd act, police said. Eight juvenile and five adult victims […]

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    Survey: Fewer CO high school students think marijuana is risky

    DENVER — A 2013 survey has found fewer and fewer Colorado high school students think smoking marijuana is risky to their health. Researchers have long been concerned about the effects of marijuana on the developing brain — teens and adolescents under the age of 25. Preliminary research has shown that early onset smokers are slower at tasks, have lower IQs later in life and even have a higher risk of stroke. The survey was conducted by the Colorado Department of […]

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    Vail says they found owner of wedding ring found under chairlift

    VAIL, Colo. — A man has come forward saying he is the owner of a wedding ring found under a chairlift at Vail Resort. The ring was found under the Sourdough Lift by a worker. It had an inscription (“All my love, Sue”) and a date. Vail Resorts tweeted a photo of the ring in the hopes of finding its owner. The tweet reached over 1 million people. It took five days, now the resort says a man, David Brenner, […]