THE MIX

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Wiretap: 100 years of demonizing the minimum wage, Koch style

All the scary stuff you hear about raising the minimum wage? We’ve been hearing the same stuff for a century and mostly it's wrong. > read more

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ICYMI: MoDo’s bad trip, the billboard version

The ad refers to a column Dowd wrote about buying a pot-laced candy bar in Denver, taking a few large bites and descending into full Willy-Wonka freak out, lying in her hotel and turning extra-conscious mental pirouettes for hours. > read more

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Bob Berwyn talks with KGNU about his crowd-funded climate-change reporting

"It's not only a crowd-funding website. It's also a journalism incubator. It really is a group of folks that help independent journalists raise money for specific types of projects." > read more

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Wiretap: Ground war gallop

Republicans are galloping toward a ground war in Syria and Iraq, Dana Milbank writes in The Washington Post. > read more

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Wiretap: War? What war?

Al Hunt makes the case, first made by Thomas Jefferson, that Barack Obama needs congressional approval to fight the war against the Islamic State. > read more

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Wiretap: War or counterterrorism?

Are we at war against ISIS? Or is it, as President Obama put it, a "counterterrorism campaign"? > read more

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For Sale: The Denver Post

Digital First Media, owner of the Post and many other papers in Colorado, announced Friday that it will “evaluate and consider strategic alternatives” that could lead to the sale of the whole company or pieces of it. > read more

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Wiretap: Hundreds of militias, which to support?

Who are the Syrian rebels that Americans would recruit to fight against ISIS? The New York Times writes that it’s a difficult question to answer. > read more

IN-DEPTH

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Beauprez focuses on federal issues in Colorado gubernatorial race

Back in January former Republican Congressman Bob Beauprez said he couldn’t decide wether to run for U.S. senator or governor of Colorado. Nine months later, in the home stretch of his gubernatorial race against incumbent Democrat John Hickenlooper... > read more

CHASING LIGHT

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Chasing Light: Roadside tundra

Roadside photography goes all the way back to the time when landscape picture-takers used mules to lug their giant box cameras to the edge of the Grand Canyon. > read more