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Author : Cara Degette

Colorado Springs looks to cash in on ads on city property

Colorado Springs looks to cash in on ads on city property

Colorado Springs has announced a plan to sell advertising on city property to try to cash in on $5 million a year. Imagine: Mountain Dew, doing the Dew to the early morning foliage at Garden of the Gods. Qwest,...

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January 12, 2009 Blog, Politics
New claim of Colorado atrocity: The Bible has been criminalized

New claim of Colorado atrocity: The Bible has been criminalized

An outfit calling itself The Christian Anti-Defamation Commission (CADC) has put out a Top 10 list of what it considers “the most outrageous Christian bashing in America in the year 2008.” Coming in at No. 4 is a...

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January 9, 2009 Blog, Politics
When Colorado was Klan country

When Colorado was Klan country

This week’s legislative kick-off, with African-American men leading both the Colorado Senate and House of Representatives, is historic indeed, and many have highlighted the import of the moment. After all, it was less than a century ago that the...

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January 9, 2009 Center Well, Civil Rights, Politics, Top Stories
Ritter and U.S. Senate pick Bennet to make tracks across Colorado

Ritter and U.S. Senate pick Bennet to make tracks across Colorado

Beginning today, Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter and his U.S. senator-select, Michael Bennet, begin what is likely to be their first round of trips across Colorado to introduce voters outside of Denver to the guy most of them have never...

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January 9, 2009 Politics
Bill Thiebaut joins the jockeying for Colorado U.S. attorney

Bill Thiebaut joins the jockeying for Colorado U.S. attorney

Pueblo District Attorney Bill Thiebaut, a former longtime Colorado legislator, is the latest to say in effect, “Pick Me!” to be Colorado’s next U.S. attorney. On Thursday the Pueblo Chieftain reported that Thiebaut, a former majority leader in...

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January 8, 2009 Blog, Politics
Troy Eid to resign, run for Colorado attorney general

Troy Eid to resign, run for Colorado attorney general

If all goes the way that the Denver Post laid out in very matter-of-fact terms today, Attorney General John Suthers is either planning to seek the nomination for governor or U.S. senator from Colorado in 2010. Meanwhile Colorado Supreme...

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January 7, 2009 Blog, Criminal Justice, Politics
For Colorado lawmakers: ‘People who live in glass houses shouldn’t bowl’

For Colorado lawmakers: ‘People who live in glass houses shouldn’t bowl’

There once was a man named Chuck Henning — a staple in the Colorado Legislature. He was a historian, an author, a TV reporter and, for a year in 1992, a Republican representative from Englewood. He was also a...

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January 7, 2009 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories
Quick, Shepherd out as possible U.S. attorneys

Quick, Shepherd out as possible U.S. attorneys

Adams County District Attorney Don Quick, reportedly at the top of the list to become Colorado’s next U.S. Attorney, has apparently taken himself out of the running, as has Denver attorney Willie Shepherd, who is active in Democratic Party politics...

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January 6, 2009 Blog, Politics
Tancredo rides into the sunset speaking Spanish; Allard is, well, Allard

Tancredo rides into the sunset speaking Spanish; Allard is, well, Allard

As Colorado’s newest members of Congress are being sworn in and readying their offices, the messages for two of the Centennial State’s outgoing federal lawmakers have been less than flattering. Indeed, a Denver Post profile about former Rep....

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January 6, 2009 Blog, Politics
2009 Legislature: Social calendar filling up, pomp and circumstance to come

2009 Legislature: Social calendar filling up, pomp and circumstance to come

With two days before kickoff, the Webmasters in charge of announcing the upcoming pomp and circumstance on Colorado’s official legislative session will hopefully soon update the page of events so we’re not still stuck back in 2008. But in...

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January 5, 2009 Blog, Politics

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Indy Editor Susan Greene on surviving Colorado’s news apocalypse

Journalism in Colorado is under siege. And headlines keep coming about censorship, layoffs and protests in local newsrooms. Join Colorado Independent Editor Susan Greene at the […]

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Highlights from those panels on how to save The Denver Post. Now what?

Last Tuesday— and again on Thursday— people packed into The Denver Press Club to engage with a town-hall-slash-panel discussion largely focused on what readers can or should do about […]

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