THE MIX

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Wiretap: Utilities hate your rooftop solar panels, of course

What's the fuss? This: If 10 percent of the energy market were to go to rooftop solar, utility earnings could take as much as a 40 percent hit. > read more

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Supreme Court to begin reviewing gay marriage cases

Many believe Kitchen v. Herbert, the case that overturned Utah's gay marriage ban, will be among the most-compelling to the justices. > read more

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Wiretap: Hong Kong scary

This is a big deal. Hong King citizens fear promises made to them nearly 20 years ago about democratic rights by the central government in Beijing are being broken. > read more

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Wiretap: Moving over, Eric Holder

Eric Holder has announced his resignation, but he'll be here for a while still. He won't go until there's a replacement, and a replacement, particularly if Republicans take the Senate, won't come easy. > read more

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Wiretap: Obama’s war

He's found his inner George Bush. No, he's embarked on something altogether new. No, he's a man of peace making the case for war. > read more

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The kids are all right: Students are the story in JeffCo curriculum clash

The Jefferson County School Board majority seems confused about whom they're serving. No one calls bullshit like kids call bullshit. > read more

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Wiretap: We’re no-vote bombing, which is just fine with election-year Congress

We don't know what the plan, what the risks are or what the costs might be. But, hey, we'll think about that after November. > read more

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Wiretap: U.S. leans on Kurds to save country Kurds want desperately to leave

America wants the Kurds to do two incompatible things: One, to save Iraq from ISIS and, two, to then resist seceding from Iraq. > read more

IN-DEPTH

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Guv race sparring over public lands likely not consequential, but revealing

Beauprez's line about federal overreach drew cheers, even if some had little idea they were cheering a fringe strain of anti-federalism experts say would result in a politicized short-term approach to issues that benefit most from a long view.... > read more

CHASING LIGHT

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Chasing Light: Sunday morning

In late September, the best sunrise light is right around the same time I need to get my teenager out of bed and on his […] > read more