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Author : Jason Salzman

Flashback: The endorsement that launched Hickenlooper’s political career

Around midnight on April 2, 2003, five weeks before John Hickenlooper won the first election of his political career, Hick campaign manager Paul Lhevine and other campaign staffers arrived at the Rocky Mountain News printing plant....

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October 31, 2013 In-Depth

How far has talk radio sunk since Alan Berg’s days?

Toward the end of the Creative Revolution Theater Company’s inspired production of Eric Bogosian’s Talk Radio, Barry Champlain, who’s the talk-show-host character in the play, tells his radio audience, “You’re like little children under the blanket, afraid of the bogeyman,...

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October 8, 2013 The Blogs
Obama calls in to Colorado-based Spanish-language radio show

Obama calls in to Colorado-based Spanish-language radio show

DENVER — When KBNO radio host Fernando Sergio launched his weekday Spanish-language talk show in 2004, you’d have been completely crazy to predict that the President of the United States would call in for a chat about seven years...

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May 22, 2012 Center Well, Marijuana, Politics, Top Stories
Coffman, Gardner mute on 2012 Personhood Amendment, as initiative advances

Coffman, Gardner mute on 2012 Personhood Amendment, as initiative advances

Even as Colorado's review board for ballot initiatives has approved the wording of the proposed personhood amendment, and the race is on to find enough signatures to put it on the November ballot, Colorado Republican U.S. Representatives Mike...

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January 6, 2012 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Health, Politics

Vail newspaper to launch next week

Here’s a sentence you don’t see much these days: A new newspaper will hit the streets Thursday. Erin Chavez, former Associate Publisher of the Vail Mountaineer, which closed in June along with the Denver Daily News, will launch a...

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August 26, 2011 Marijuana
Denver television gives politics its due

Denver television gives politics its due

If you watch local TV news in different cities around the country, and we're not suggesting you do so, you see that a small number of stations have political beat reporters, but most do not....

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July 6, 2011 Marijuana, Politics, Uncategorized
Buck on rape case: ‘Buyer’s remorse’ comment taken out of context

Buck on rape case: ‘Buyer’s remorse’ comment taken out of context

If you’ve been reading the news coverage of U.S. Senate candidate Ken Buck’s decision not to prosecute a man who admitted raping a 21-year-old University […]...

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October 14, 2010 Blog, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Health, Marijuana, Politics
Gardner wrong when he says Markey only one talking about social issues

Gardner wrong when he says Markey only one talking about social issues

“Right now the only person talking about social issues in this campaign is Betsy Markey.” That’s what Cory Gardner told Al Malmbert Oct. 5 on […]...

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October 13, 2010 Blog, Civil Rights, Health, Politics
Schieffer lets Buck slide on Face the Nation

Schieffer lets Buck slide on Face the Nation

Looks like CBS anchor Bob Schieffer did about two minutes worth of homework prior to his interview with Ken Buck Sunday on Face the Nation. […]...

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September 28, 2010 Blog, Civil Rights, Health, Marijuana, Politics
Like Buck, Tancredo unsure what Amendment 62 would do

Like Buck, Tancredo unsure what Amendment 62 would do

The question of the week for reporters is, are any of the 33 candidates who endorsed the Personhood Initiative (the Personhood 33), other than Ken […]...

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September 27, 2010 Blog, Civil Rights, Health, Politics

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Rocky Mountain Climate Watch: Who wants to visit the cryosphere?

It would be hard to do a climate change journey without visiting the cryosphere, that part of the Earth’s surface which is frozen all the time. The biggest slices are at the poles, but the rest is in the high mountains.

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THE BLOGS

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Ferguson from the Mile High City

  Three of us on the wrestling team were headed to a downtown Turkish sauna to sweat off a few pounds before the next day’s […]

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Open Media, Open House

IT’S THE END of summer, but don’t despair. We’re throwing a party this Thursday night, between 7 and 9, and you’re invited. It’s an open house, sort of, […]

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