THE MIX

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Senate agrees to compromise on standardized-testing reform

“Members, I know this is difficult,” said Sen. Chris Holbert, R-Parker, late last night. “But some of us have turned our focus to how much relief […] > read more

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Co-sponsors’ squabble over amendments kills student-data privacy bill

However, after passing unanimously in both chambers, the bill has imploded hours before the end of the session and mere metaphorical inches from the Governor's desk. > read more

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Juror in wife-murder case criminally charged for mistruths about her background

GRAND JUNCTION – Eleven years ago, Marilyn Charlesworth filled out a jury questionnaire, checking “no” on three separate questions asking if she had ever been a […] > read more

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Wiretap: Temperatures rise in the war against science

War games It looks as if the war on science is growing ever more, well, heated. The I’m-not-a-scientist line, so beloved of Republicans, has changed to: Climate […] > read more

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Homebrew: D.A.R.E. got fooled: Nine people didn’t die from pot edibles

Pot shot D.A.R.E. got duped by anti-pot satire. The anti-drug crusaders printed in their newsletter that nine people died in Colorado from eating edibles. You’d […] > read more

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Second try $20M Denver Schools bill survives kill committee

In a near-overnight partisan flip-flop, the Senate State Affairs Committee voted 3-2 today to pass a second effort at adjusting the amount of money Denver Public […] > read more

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VIDEO: ACLU slams Colorado Springs’ officers for racially-biased policing

Ryan and Benjamin Brown, two African American men, were out for a drive when white Colorado Springs police officers pulled them over. One officer pointed […] > read more