THE MIX

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Colorado Ethics Watch nudges Jeffco school board: Stop violating Colorado Open Records Act

The embattled Jefferson County School Board, which has been accused of violating the Colorado Open Records Act by failing to have an email retention policy, […] > read more

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Cowboy Church at Crossroads bucked from Florence High School

A few months ago, we brought you news that a Jewish teacher, Brian Schipper, had sued Florence High School for sponsoring a host of religious […] > read more

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Colorado delegates stake claims in Planned Parenthood frenzy

Undercover footage shot at a Denver Planned Parenthood clinic is at the center of a national debate over whether to pull federal funding from the […] > read more

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Littwin: The Donald’s madhouse candidacy will implode, right?

I don’t know what date you’ve got in your when-will-the-Donald-finally-implode pool, but there’s a lot of smart money down on Debate Night, Aug. 6. As […] > read more

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Wiretap: Killer-cop cameras are the “C-SPAN of the streets”

…and action Videos of minor traffic stops turned violent have changed how people view the relationship between white cops and minority communities. In Cincinnati, Samuel […] > read more

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“What was done in the dark”

“I really don’t know what to say to you,” began the letter, written in neat script on prison-issue loose leaf paper. “But let’s start by […] > read more

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Homebrew: How do cops subdue someone who’s intoxicated, psychotic or suicidal? Bullets, apparently.

Less than compassionate 22-year-old David Wheat Jr. died earlier this month when Fort Collins cops shot him 11 times. In Westword, Michael Roberts unpacks the disturbing theme […] > read more

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Not a killing state: Is Colorado prepared for the death penalty?

Convicted murderer James Holmes is now awaiting his sentence. He faces the death penalty for his crimes, a punishment two-thirds of Coloradans believe he deserves. […] > read more