THE MIX

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The Home Front: Cory Gardner says Congress should protect the disabled, ‘an answer he didn’t provide’ when activists besieged his office

“Congress should be able to design protections for the disabled community as lawmakers look at shrinking the growth in the Medicaid program, Colorado Sen. Cory […] > read more

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News Poetry: Charlottesville Poems, Part I

After Syria, After Charlottesville By Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer And there, on the to do list, somewhere beneath “post office” and above “pay the bills” is […] > read more

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Four Dem governor hopefuls met voters for the first time in one place. Here’s what they said.

BRECKENRIDGE — Against the backdrop of a ski slope as John Denver’s “Rocky Mountain High” played through a sound system, four top-tier Democratic candidates for […] > read more

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WATCH: Timelapse video of eclipse shadow over valley near Casper, WY

Reporter Kelsey Ray traveled up to Casper, Wyoming this weekend to camp out and watch the eclipse. She and her crew lucked into a beautiful […] > read more

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Colorado AG won’t prosecute the Hamilton Elector who voted for Kasich not Clinton

Colorado Republican Attorney General Cynthia Coffman will not prosecute Micheal Baca, a former member of the Electoral College who was stripped of his position when […] > read more

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“Sir, Colorado can beat the world in eclipses as in everything else.”

This book review was published by High Country News in August. On Aug. 21, 2017, the moon will ride its elliptical orbit precisely between Earth […] > read more

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Wiretap: Who could have predicted Trump’s latest outrage? Well, Obama for one

Who could have predicted Donald Trump’s stunning reaction to the neo-Nazi violence in Charlottesville? Barack Obama for one, writes David Remnick in The New Yorker. […] > read more

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Will the Colorado GOP block unaffiliated voters from its 2018 primaries? Chair says it’s improbable but there’s a movement to do it

Last week, the Colorado Republican Party said it would take a vote next month to determine whether to scrap its June 2018 primary elections now […] > read more

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The Home Front: Beyond incumbents, no one wants to run for city council in Steamboat Springs, Colorado

“If nothing changes in the coming days, this fall’s Steamboat Springs City Council election won’t be a competition,” reports The Steamboat Pilot. “And, the council […] > read more

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Wiretap: After Barcelona, Europe again agonizing over how to stop terrorist van attacks

The vehicle that killed at least 13 people on Barcelona’s famed Las Ramblas was at least the sixth deadly van attack in Europe in recent […] > read more

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Colorado state test scores inch up, but wide socioeconomic gaps remain

Three years after Colorado introduced new, more demanding standardized tests, student performance statewide is slowly ticking up, according to data released Thursday. Most students still […] > read more

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Media: Are Colorado politicians violating your social media free speech rights?

A Virginia federal judge’s recent ruling that a school board member violated her constituents’ First Amendment free speech rights when she banned them from commenting on her official Facebook page […] > read more