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Author : John Tomasic

NYC Climate Protest Recap: Battling high dollars with warm bodies

  The second act of this week’s protests in New York demanding governmental action on climate change is closing, as roughly a thousand people clashed […]...

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September 22, 2014 Uncategorized

Watch: Pulitzer-winning Mike Keefe talks cartooning, independent media

ike Keefe has been a Colorado editorial cartoonist for three decades. He left the downsizing Denver Post in 2012, the year after he won a Pulitzer prize, and now he's working with the Colorado Independent. Join our virtual event....

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September 22, 2014 Events

Climate protest science chalkboard, the Storify version

Among the many protest signs, banners, props dotting the massive New York City climate change march Sunday, the "science chalkboard" was one of the big hits on social media....

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September 22, 2014 Environment/Energy, The Mix

As climate protests dominate headlines, Gardner champions Keystone oil pipeline

  Colorado Congressman and candidate for U.S. Senate Cory Gardner delivered this week’s Republican Party address. He is one of the swing-state candidates on whom […]...

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September 22, 2014 Elections 2014, Environment/Energy, Just In: Elections 2014, Politics, The Beats

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. ...

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September 18, 2014 The Mix

Udall not changing the topic at all

  A women’s right to legal abortion and full access to reproductive health services, including contraception, remains at the center of the message war waging […]...

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September 16, 2014 Health, Just In: Elections 2014, Politics, The Beats

Karl Rove wants to start a ‘real conversation about issues that matter’

  Republican strategist Karl Rove is planning a full $6 million political advertising assault on Colorado voters in the coming weeks in support of U.S. […]...

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September 16, 2014 Elections 2014, Health, Just In: Elections 2014, Political Ad Watch, Politics, The Beats

Sara Barwinski, a minority of one on Hickenlooper fracking commission

  Sara Barwinski is one of the 19 members of the new oil-and-gas task force formed last month by Gov. John Hickenlooper to address concerns […]...

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September 16, 2014 Environment/Energy, Politics, The Beats

GOP Pueblo candidate Tom Ready not sure Sandy Hook shootings happened

  Republican candidate for the Pueblo County Commission Tom Ready is a former Republican Party county chairman and member of the state Parks Board. He’s […]...

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September 11, 2014 Elections 2014, Just In: Elections 2014

The news from Jefferson City, watch for it in a next-round Colorado political ad

  The statehouse in Jefferson City, Missouri, is a straight shot on I70 across Kansas from the statehouse in Denver, Colorado. It’s hundreds of miles […]...

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September 11, 2014 Civil Rights, Elections 2014, Health, Just In: Elections 2014, Politics, The Beats

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Climate paradox: More snow, less water?

Juggling Colorado’s already stretched water resources is going to get even tougher in the decades ahead.

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THE BLOGS

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Mike Keefe’s animal magnetism

The Colorado Independent and Beacon Reader have joined forces to help bring Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist Mike Keefe’s work back to Colorado readers on a weekly basis.

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EVENTS

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Watch: Pulitzer-winning Mike Keefe talks cartooning, independent media

ike Keefe has been a Colorado editorial cartoonist for three decades. He left the downsizing Denver Post in 2012, the year after he won a Pulitzer prize, and now he’s working with the Colorado Independent. Join our virtual event.

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