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Author : Susan Greene

Report: Subprime lending giant’s add-on “loan protections” put borrowers at risk

Leon Martinez never expected to fall prey to a sucker loan. “You read about it. You hear about it happening to people. And you kinda […]...

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May 23, 2017 In-Depth, Just In, The Beats

GREENE: In opposing appeal of landmark oil-and-gas ruling, Hick is more talk than action

A constitutional crisis. The phrase kept popping up Thursday when Attorney General Cynthia Coffman seemed to have bucked Gov. John Hickenlooper’s wishes by appealing a […]...

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May 20, 2017 Environment/Energy, FRACTURED, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, Uncategorized

Denver’s safety oversight board blasts Hancock administration’s decision in jail killing case

The board that reviews disciplinary decisions in Denver’s Safety Department says it’s “extremely troubled” by Mayor Michael Hancock’s administration’s handling of the officers involved in […]...

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May 8, 2017 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Greene, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Cause of Colorado home explosion: Uncapped, abandoned line, ‘fugitive gas’

An abandoned underground pipe running from a nearby Anadarko Petroleum well to the foundation of the Firestone home that exploded last month had not been […]...

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May 2, 2017 Environment/Energy, Health, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs

Four of Colorado’s top climate scientists on grief, activism and hope.

Science, they say, is a left-brained endeavor. But, in light of the People’s Climate March and March on Science over the past two weekends, The Colorado Independent sought […]...

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April 29, 2017 Civil Rights, Environment/Energy, Greene, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, Uncategorized

EVENT: People’s Climate March this Saturday

Environmental groups and social-, racial- and economic justice groups will be marching for climate action this Saturday in Denver and 11 other cities in Colorado. […]...

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April 28, 2017 Events, Upcoming Events

Possible link between Anadarko-operated gas well and fatal Firestone home explosion

Despite suggestions that plumbing work may have led to last week’s fatal house explosion in Firestone, it looks as though a leak related to a […]...

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April 26, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

GREENE: Losing their religion

Science, they say, is a left-brained endeavor. But, in light of Saturday’s March on Science, The Colorado Independent sought out some decidedly right-brained conversations with three Coloradans working […]...

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April 24, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Assault on sheriff’s deputy caught on tape, but hardly rare

A city surveillance video puts a new face on the problem of increasing violence at Denver’s overcrowded jail. The footage below shows a housing pod […]...

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March 29, 2017 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

Keefe: Facing the nation

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February 22, 2017 Just In, Keefe, Politics, The Blogs, The Mix

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The Indy’s Marianne Goodland on this week’s Politics Unplugged

This week on KMGH-7’s Politics Unplugged: the hospital provider fee, what’s next for transportation and how did the 2017 General Assembly fare?    

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The Home Front: In Pueblo, Colorado, where Donald Trump won, 40% are on Medicaid

“Cutting the federal Medicaid program by $800 billion over a decade and the federal food stamp program by nearly 30 percent are key pieces of […]

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