THE MIX

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Environmental concerns over Rocky Flats refuge prompt federal lawsuit

Colorado environmental, human rights and social justice groups are suing a federal agency to block the construction of hiking, biking and equestrian trails and a […] > read more

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Jeffco suspended an average of four young students a day last year. Officials are taking note.

Jeffco Public Schools handed out more suspensions to young students than any other Colorado district last school year, and did so at rates that are […] > read more

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The Home Front: The Gazette reports a Colorado sheriff is ‘under siege as embarrassments mount’

“For years Delores Hiltz railed about shoddy work by Fremont County sheriff’s investigators after her 17-year-old daughter’s body was found stuffed under a bed in […] > read more

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Wiretap: Trump flies all the way to Saudi Arabia and forgets to say “radical Islamic terrorism”

Donald Trump gave his big Saudi speech on terrorism without saying the words “radical Islamic terrorism.” And the same Trump who once said, “I think […] > read more

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Gov says: No special session for you!

After more than a week of speculation, Gov. John Hickenlooper today put to an end the idea that he might call lawmakers back for a […] > read more

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Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper just pardoned Lima-Marin, the Cuban immigrant picked up by ICE

Colorado’s Democratic governor, John Hickenlooper, today pardoned Rene Lima-Marin, the Cuban immigrant who was detained by immigration officials as he was released from prison Wednesday […] > read more

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Denver charter applicant alleges school isn’t getting a fair shot because of ‘prior controversy’

The leader of a Wyoming-based charter school is asking the Denver school board to reject a recommendation that his application to open a school in […] > read more

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Hacked docs from Wisconsin: A ‘redprint’ plan to shift Colorado to the right?

A conservative foundation based in Wisconsin is funnelling hundreds of thousands of dollars into Colorado to help shift the state to the right, according to […] > read more

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The Home Front: Prosecutors in trial of Colorado sheriff accused of corruption are scrambling

“Less than two weeks before disgraced ex-El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa is set to go to trial, prosecutors have issued a distress call — […] > read more

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Wiretap: As FBI director, Comey couldn’t keep far enough away from Trump

In the latest New York Times piece on presidential dysfunction in the TrumpWorld era, a James Comey friend tells of all the former FBI director […] > read more

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Colorado’s governor said he didn’t want to appeal a controversial oil-and-gas ruling. The attorney general did it anyway.

Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman bucked the apparent wishes of Gov. John Hickenlooper by appealing a court ruling that could dramatically change the way Colorado […] > read more

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Littwin: For a rocked and roiled nation, the new day seems an awful lot like the old one

It’s the day after, and the nation awoke to the new reality — that everything had changed and that nothing had changed. The Justice Department’s […] > read more