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Author : Susan Greene

Hail to the Keefe!

Sometimes, words fail us. This week, for many Americans, is one of those times. Enter Mike Keefe, our favorite political cartoonist. He’s a man of […]...

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January 19, 2017 Greene, Just In, Keefe, The Mix, Uncategorized

Denver Marade 2017: A show of unity

They came in ski hats and waders, trudging through the wet morning snow that blanketed Denver’s City Park. Some carried kids on their shoulders or […]...

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January 16, 2017 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Greene, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Greene: Mitch Morrissey leaves his fingerprint

It was a year ago this week, and noon hour at the Brown Palace. Members of Denver’s City Club lunched on pork loins with cherry […]...

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January 13, 2017 Criminal Justice, Greene, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

GREENE: The sad death of the happiest man in Denver

  I’ve been struggling to write about Sylvester Tally for three weeks now. With each interview I’ve done since his Nov. 28th suicide, I’ve heard […]...

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December 19, 2016 Greene, Health, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

GREENE: There’s nothing sweeter than an exoneration. And also nothing sadder.

Twenty-nine years, two months, and 28 days. That’s how long it took Clarence Moses-EL to disentangle himself from a rape he didn’t commit, a 48-year […]...

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November 16, 2016 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Greene, In-Depth, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

GREENE: Jury finds Clarence Moses-EL not guilty

Update to “update”: Susan Greene is working on a post-mortem of the Moses-EL case. Update: Nearly three decades after going to prison for a rape […]...

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November 14, 2016 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Greene, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Medical aid-in-dying triumphs

Colorado has become the sixth state to authorize medical aid-in-dying. Early returns show Proposition 106 has resounding approval from voters. It was one of the […]...

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November 9, 2016 Civil Rights, Health, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

McCann wins big in Denver DA’s race

Denver Democratic state Rep. Beth McCann handily has been elected Denver’s next District Attorney. McCann, a former city safety manager, beat Helen Morgan, a veteran […]...

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November 8, 2016 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Homestretch: All our coverage of medical aid-in-dying

As ballot initiatives go, Prop. 106 lends itself to some especially intriguing stories. On the pro-side, there are people dying, in pain, desperate for some […]...

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November 4, 2016 Civil Rights, Greene, Griego, Health, In-Depth, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Join Colorado Independent columnist Mike Littwin pre- or post-election

Dear readers, Donald Trump says the election is rigged. How else could Mike Littwin, Colorado’s favorite political columnist, claim to already know all the winners […]...

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October 31, 2016 Events, Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Mix, Upcoming Events

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Seven education storylines to watch as the Colorado General Assembly gets to work

  As Colorado lawmakers return to the Capitol on Wednesday to begin crafting education policy and setting spending priorities, they face significant budget challenges, an […]

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Layoffs whack another Colorado newspaper

  Some layoffs hit The Pueblo Chieftain earlier this month. On Twitter, ex-reporter Matt Hildner said there would be no more Chieftain news from his feed since he […]

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