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Author : John Tomasic

Republicans at pains to turn FCC net neutrality ruling into shadowy ‘internet takeover’

The Federal Communications Commission Thursday made an historic ruling in favor of “net neutrality,” which is shorthand for protecting web users from a two-tiered fast-slow […]...

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February 27, 2015 Just In

CPAC Cruz: Applauds Colorado pot legalization

Firebrand conservative U.S. Senator and 2016 presidential hopeful Ted Cruz is not a fan of legal weed, he told Fox News host Sean Hannity at […]...

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February 26, 2015 Just In

JeffCo board backs away from proposed conservative AP history overhaul

Last fall, teachers rebelled and hundreds of students and parents staged protests when Jefferson County conservative school board Julie Williams announced a plan to rework […]...

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February 19, 2015 Just In

It begins: Pollster finds Hillary out front in Colorado, but not by much

Deep breath. Here it is, a first Colorado poll story on the 2016 presidential race. Quinnipiac has polled the Centennial State (along with Iowa and […]...

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February 19, 2015 Just In

Washington’s farewell address: A windy note to the nation that’s as relevant as ever

Its main purpose was to warn against factionalism. Yet here we are....

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February 16, 2015 The Mix

Coalition forms to push back drillers from oil and gas-loving Denver

This is where opponents hope to turn the tide against the kind of neighborhood drilling activity that has characterized recent boom-time operations in the state....

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February 10, 2015 The Mix

Horrible oil and gas inspector snafu in California presents Colorado with cautionary tale

News this week from California dovetails with news from Colorado to send a chill down the spines of water watchers across the state. As the […]...

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February 3, 2015 Just In

The muck of it: Keystone pipeline politics

Colorado’s U.S. Senators, Democrat Michael Bennet and Republican Cory Gardner, joined with 60 of their colleagues last week to vote in favor of constructing TransCanada […]...

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February 2, 2015 Just In

Dr. Chaps says he has filed paperwork, charity is in good standing, but questions remain

*Updates below 9:20 a.m. 1-28-2015 Colorado state Rep. Gordon “Dr. Chaps” Klingenschmitt says Colorado paperwork for his charity organization, Persuade the World/Pray in Jesus Name […]...

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January 27, 2015 Just In

Dr. Chaps’s nonprofit fails to file papers, legal charity status suspended

Controversial state Rep. Gordon “Dr. Chaps” Klingenschmitt’s nonprofit “Pray in Jesus [sic] Name” has failed to file the proper paperwork with the state, a lapse […]...

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January 27, 2015 Just In

EVENTS

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March Event: Talking Colorado women in politics at the Mercury Cafe

Colorado is a great state for raising women to elected office, but they only rise so far. It’s a problem we have yet to address.

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Global warming takes bite out of Colorado ski season

Normally temperatures at resort elevations this time of year drop into the teens and 20s every night. This season, only a few light frosts have tinged the valleys, leaving the slopes bare and dry.

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