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Author : Kelsey Ray

The Indy Weekly Podcast: Mythbusting the transgender military “burden”

In a series of three tweets Wednesday, President Donald Trump ordered a ban on transgender military service, citing “tremendous medical costs and disruption” as a […]...

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July 31, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

LISTEN: Why Marvin Booker’s family is alleging a coverup in their son’s death

Marvin Booker died seven years ago this month at the hands of officers at the Denver jail. But serious questions linger about the authenticity of […]...

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July 10, 2017 Criminal Justice, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

The Indy Weekly Podcast: Why this lawyer would rather go to jail than “die without Medicaid”

Longtime disability rights advocate Carrie Ann Lucas is a dedicated activist, but she usually avoids risking arrest — she is, after all, an attorney. That […]...

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July 7, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Disabled activists arrested during healthcare protest in Cory Gardner’s office

Police arrested 10 disability rights activists, many in wheelchairs, on Thursday after a  58-hour sit-in protest in Sen. Cory Gardner’s Denver office. The protest, which began Tuesday morning, […]...

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June 30, 2017 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats

What repealing Obamacare would mean for one rural Colorado hospital

San Luis Valley Health Regional Medical Center in Alamosa is a small hospital, with only 49 beds. But it is the only hospital within 121 […]...

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June 29, 2017 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats

For state regulators considering drilling permits, “no” is off the table

The state of Colorado has what’s believed to be an uninterrupted, 66-year-old history of not denying oil and gas companies permits to drill.   It’s […]...

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June 2, 2017 Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Groups file legal action to halt looming construction at Rocky Flats

Denver community and environmental groups today took legal action to block the construction of hiking, biking and equestrian trails and a visitor center at Rocky […]...

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May 31, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

One worker dead, three injured in Anadarko gas tank explosion near Mead

One worker was killed and three injured near Mead when an oil tank battery exploded this afternoon. The facility, which stores extracted oil and gas […]...

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May 25, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

In filling COGCC vacancies, Hickenlooper replaces attorney whose firm now represents Anadarko

Gov. John Hickenlooper on Tuesday filled two vacant positions on the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC), including a position for an environmentalist formerly […]...

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May 25, 2017 Just In, The Mix

Despite urging, Hickenlooper won’t ask oil and gas regulator to reconsider appeal of Martinez ruling

Gov. John Hickenlooper will not ask the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) to reconsider its appeal of a recent court ruling requiring the […]...

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May 25, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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We at The Indy send a delighted thank you to our readers who were able to make Friday night’s fundraiser at the Mercury Café! It was a […]

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Colorado AG won’t prosecute the Hamilton Elector who voted for Kasich not Clinton

Colorado Republican Attorney General Cynthia Coffman will not prosecute Micheal Baca, a former member of the Electoral College who was stripped of his position when […]

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