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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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    Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo has ‘anomaly’ in test flight, 1 killed in crash

    MOJAVE, Calif. — Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo experienced “an in-flight anomaly” during a test flight Friday that killed one and seriously injured another. The first sign there was a problem came at about 45,000 feet, just two minutes after the spaceplane separated from the jet-powered aircraft that carried it aloft, officials said. It wasn’t something overt with SpaceShipTwo, said Stuart Witt, the chief executive of Mojave Air & Space Port in California, where SpaceShipTwo was launched and monitored. It was what […]

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    ‘Wedding Fireball Cam’ captures ceremony from unique point of view

    Wedding videos usually capture the tender moments between the bride and groom. But a YouTube video released Monday has a unique view on the the more rowdier moments. The video is shot from a GoPro camera attached to the base of a bottle of Fireball Whiskey. The camera records each moment a guest takes a swig from the bottle — including some hilarious reactions to the sugary drink popular at bars these days (and at 33 percent alcohol by volume […]

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    What it’s like to be endlessly catcalled as a woman

    NEW YORK — A nonprofit hoping to end harassment of women in public has released a PSA showing just how bad the problem is in New York City. Hollaback!, an organization dedicated to ending street harassment, released a video showing what a woman goes through while walking through the streets. In the video, actress Shoshanna Roberts walked around for 10 hours. She wore black jeans and a black t-shirt shirt. A man with a hidden camera walked in front of […]

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    Poor scores for Colo. students on science, social studies tests

    DENVER — Results for a new standardized test for science and social studies came in on Monday and they likely put frowns on educators and parents. Students in four grades took the new test. Science was assessed in grades 5 and 8 while social studies was assessed in grades 4 and 7. Just 17 percent of Colorado fourth- and seventh-graders scored “strong” or “distinguished” on social studies tests. Those are the scores necessary to for students to be considered on […]

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    Baby wipes sold at Walgreens, Family Dollar recalled over possible contamination

    DENVER — Nutek Disposables, Inc. has initiated a nationwide voluntary product recall at the retail level of all lots of baby wipes that it manufactured under the brand names Cuties, Diapers.com, Femtex, Fred’s, Kidgets, Member’s Mark, Simply Right, Sunny Smiles, Tender Touch, and Well Beginnings, because some packages may contain bacteria. These wipes were distributed by Nutek prior to October 21, 2014 to the following retail stores: Walgreens, Sam’s Club, Family Dollar, Fred’s, and Diapers.com. After receiving a small number […]

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    Lundberg Family Farms recalls sea salt rice chips over undeclared dairy

    DENVER — Lundberg Family Farms announced that it is voluntarily recalling from distribution in the United States and Canada, specific bags of Sea Salt Rice Chips due to possible presence of an undeclared dairy allergen. The issue was discovered through a consumer complaint. The recall applies to only 6 ounce bags (170g) of Sea Salt Rice Chips packed on August 11th, 2014, bearing the code “140811” and a best before date of “2015 JUN 08” on the upper right-hand corner […]

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    ‘Bell & Evans’ Breaded chicken recalled over bacteria contamination

    DENVER — Murry’s Inc. is recalling approximately 31,600 pounds of gluten free breaded chicken products that may be contaminated with Staphylococcal enterotoxin, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Monday. The products have a best by date of August 9, 2015. The following products are subject to recall: 12-oz. boxes of “Bell & Evans Gluten Free Breaded Chicken Breast Nuggets.” 10.5-oz. boxes of “Bell & Evans Gluten Free Breaded Chicken Breast.” The products subject to […]

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    Slideshow: Send us your fall colors photos

    DENVER — As you are out and about this fall, send us your photos of the changing season. Whether it’s Colorado’s famous gold aspen leaves or a colorful mix from your neighborhood, we want to see your photos! Click the red “Submit Your Photo” button below. Be sure to include your name and where you took the photo. We may use some of them on the air.

  • Paramedics work at the scene of a shooting at Canada parliament building in Ottawa on Oct. 22, 2014. (Credit: Twitter / The Sun Newspaper)

    ‘Terrorist’ murdered soldier ‘in cold blood,’ Canada’s Prime Minister tells world

    OTTAWA — A soldier gunned down while guarding a hallowed war memorial and a shootout in the halls of Parliament shocked Canada’s capital and left parts of the city on lockdown for hours Wednesday. Parliament member Kyle Seeback called it a “horrific day.” And it may not be over yet. Authorities haven’t ruled out the possibility that an additional shooter could be on the loose. And Ottawa Police Constable Chuck Benoit told CNN that there was more than one person […]

  • Denver Police are looking for two men associated with the theft of a Jeep Grand Cherokee. (Photo: Crime Stoppers)

    Denver Police looking for 2 men associated with ‘JEWELS’ Jeep theft

    DENVER — Authorities are looking for two men associated with a stolen black Jeep, which was used during a theft. The 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT has a vanity license plate of JEWELLS, police said in a Crime Stoppers bulletin. It was stolen on Oct. 5 out of Lakewood. Within a few hours of the theft, the driver who took it used the Jeep drive to 2960 Inca Street in Denver, where he allegedly stole items from another car. The […]

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    Denver working on plans to improve alleys downtown

    DENVER — The city’s public works department has created a plan to gentrify the alleys along the 16th Street Mall downtown. The plan looks at 16 alleys across 32 blocks near the mall — one of Denver’s top tourism destinations. Locals know the alleys are dirty, barren and often tagged with graffiti. The alley between Champa and Cirtus streets was one of the first to see improvements. The Rialto Café has held its Brewer’s Alley Festival there in recent years […]