THE MIX

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Denver students taking longer to graduate, even as other districts report improvements

Colorado’s annual release of graduation data showed some metro area school districts making gains while others, like Denver’s district, posting decreases in on-time rates. Statewide, […] > read more

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News Poetry: Homeless at 7th and Santa Fe

1. Black plastic bag, no tote, no backpack One pair of shoes, no socks, no laces Plenty of sunshine today, no raincoat One glove, one […] > read more

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Wiretap: The secret is out on Trump’s “uninformed” border wall campaign promises

In a meeting to discuss immigration policy with Democratic lawmakers, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly set the record straight on a few things […] > read more

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Will recess cuts boost learning? One struggling Colorado district wants to find out.

A suburban Denver school district on a state-mandated improvement plan has cut recess time for elementary students in a bid to devote more time to […] > read more

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Wiretap: The GOP plan to avoid shutdown is simple — use CHIP program as a bargaining chip

The Republican plan for averting a government shutdown this Friday is to dare Democrats to vote against long-term funding of the Children’s Health Insurance Program. […] > read more

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Littwin: Trump’s enablers in Congress cover themselves in, well, it’s not glory

Coincidentally — or, I’d like to think, providentially — I came to understand something critically important about racism in America on Martin Luther King weekend, […] > read more

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Colorado governor’s race: Battle to the ballot begins

Colorado voters are primed for the governor’s race of a generation. With more than a dozen Democratic and Republican hopefuls crisscrossing the state and jockeying […] > read more

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PHOTOS: A Marade in which boots spoke the loudest

Coloradans have been marching in memory of Martin Luther King, Jr., for 35 years now. Some “Marades” have been headier than others. Like in 1992 […] > read more

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Wiretap: ‘I am not a racist’ sounds a lot like the new ‘I’m not a crook’

Day 4 of shithole-gate: Trump denies he said shithole. What he does say, probably not meaning to invoke Nixon, is “I am not a racist.” […] > read more

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An FCC commissioner scolded a local Colorado news outlet for its ‘tacit support’ of pirate radio

Here’s a doozy. “A pirate radio signal that first shot out across Longmont’s airwaves late last year has drawn an unusual, high-level scolding from the […] > read more

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Colorado GOP lawmakers seek repeal of magazine ban despite New Year’s Eve mass shooting

Republican advocates of the right to bear arms with high-capacity magazines aim to legalize them again despite Colorado’s latest mass shooting. On New Year’s Eve, […] > read more