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Another school warns of creepy clown copycats in Colorado

It’s spreading. Another local school district in Colorado is raising the alarm about clown threats, this time in Fort Collins. Once the so-called creepy-clown phenomenon slithers […]...

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September 29, 2016 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Wiretap: The Flint compromise, Johnson’s latest Aleppo moment, and Trump’s weighty problem

The numbers are in How much did the debate hurt Donald Trump? As actual scientifically-based polls start to come in, the answers seem to range […]...

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September 29, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: Debate post-mortem, Wells Fargo and other fallout

Lashing out It was the day after the miserable night before and Donald Trump was blaming the mic, the moderator and doubling down on why […]...

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September 27, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Wiretap

LIVE DEBATE COVERAGE: Caldara and Littwin on Clinton and Trump

What could we at The Colorado Independent possibly do to capture both the absolute absurdity and the critical importance of tonight’s opening-round debate between Donald Trump and […]...

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September 26, 2016 Events, Just In, Littwin, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized, Upcoming Events

Wiretap: Debate prep for the masses

Do debates matter? As we rush headlong toward tonight’s big debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump – a mega-event expected to draw Super Bowl-like […]...

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September 26, 2016 Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized, Wiretap

Wiretap: Arrests, riots and the fight to see police videotape

Jury of peers In Charlotte, Keith Scott’s family sees the video of the police shooting and killing him. The police chief says the video, by […]...

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September 23, 2016 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: Killed for looking “bad,” panic in ISIS, and Donald Trump’s misguided attempt to win black votes

Again — and again His car broke down. A cop said he looked “bad.” And now Terence Crutcher, an unarmed black man, is dead. That […]...

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September 22, 2016 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: The bombing, the bag, the Boss, and 3.64 billion Skittles

Sane calculations Adam Gopnik writes in The New Yorker that the typical New Yorker’s response to the Chelsea bombing was not simply “bold” or “courageous,” […]...

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September 21, 2016 Criminal Justice, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Wiretap

“What it was can never again be”: Readers respond to ‘Gone to Market’

Readers had a lot to say about “Gone to Market,” Tina Griego’s first story for The Colorado Independent. The story, part personal, part policy, describes her […]...

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September 19, 2016 Housing, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Wiretap: New York bombings, Pepe the Frog and why Obama is still on the ballot

Maximum chaos Officials can’t yet seem to agree whether to call the New York City bombing a terrorist act. But the two bombs — one […]...

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September 19, 2016 Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized, Wiretap

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Dear readers, I know many of you have for years enjoyed the brilliant work of political cartoonist Mike Keefe, who won a Pulitzer at The […]

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Another school warns of creepy clown copycats in Colorado

It’s spreading. Another local school district in Colorado is raising the alarm about clown threats, this time in Fort Collins. Once the so-called creepy-clown phenomenon slithers […]

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