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Gardner, Udall vie for political credit during EPA Clean Power hearings

DENVER — There was a serious messaging battle this week in the Colorado Senate race between Democratic incumbent Mark Udall and Republican challenger Rep. Cory […]...

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July 31, 2014 Elections 2014, Uncategorized

Clean Power Plan draws all kinds to testify before EPA

Denver is playing host Tuesday and Wednesday of this week as the EPA opens its LEED-certified doors, inviting testimony from all over the region and nation on the agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan, which would cut overall carbon pollution from...

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July 30, 2014 Environment/Energy, In-Depth

Bob Beauprez headlines pro-coal rally

DENVER — Republican gubernatorial candidate and former Congressman Bob Beauprez joined a rally of more than 100 coal industry advocates and employees before the state […]...

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July 29, 2014 Elections 2014, Uncategorized

Colorado on its last month defending marriage ban

Last night U.S. District Judge Raymond P. Moore ruled that Colorado's marriage ban is unconstitutional....

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July 24, 2014 Just In, LGBTQ

Chris Christie in Colorado to campaign for Bob Beauprez

  DENVER — New Jersey Governor Chris Christie took a tour of downtown Denver today with Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez.  The pair stopped off at […]...

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July 23, 2014 Elections 2014

Desperate fight to save the republic comes to the Western Conservative Summit

An hour after she gave a speech calling for the impeachment of President Barack Obama, Sarah Palin was only halfway across the lobby of the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Downtown Denver, mobbed by many of the more than 3,000 attendees...

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July 21, 2014 In-Depth, Politics

What’s next in Colorado’s local control over fracking debate

IT HAS been a big week for the local control over oil and gas development debate in Colorado. No sooner did Gov. John Hickenlooper announce […]...

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July 18, 2014 Environment/Energy

WATCH: Hickenlooper sides with industry on local control over fracking initiatives

DENVER — From the Chamber of Commerce’s swank downtown offices Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced his staunch opposition to the two ballot initiatives that would […]...

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July 17, 2014 Environment/Energy

Gardner and Udall have raised and spent millions, but the real money is independent

In what's shaping up to be one of the most influential congressional races in the nation, U.S. Sen. Mark Udall raised $1.74 million during April and May and spent just over $2 million. His Republican challenger, Rep. Cory Gardner, raised...

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July 16, 2014 Elections 2014, In-Depth, Political Ad Watch

Another AG request for delay on marriage equality bites the dust

District Court Judge C. Scott Crabtree issued an order this morning allowing Denver County Clerk Debra Johnson to continue issuing same-sex marriage licenses despite a request from Attorney General John Suthers for an emergency injunction that would have stopped her....

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July 14, 2014 In-Depth, LGBTQ

ELECTIONS 2014

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Gardner, Udall vie for political credit during EPA Clean Power hearings

DENVER — There was a serious messaging battle this week in the Colorado Senate race between Democratic incumbent Mark Udall and Republican challenger Rep. Cory […]

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THE BLOGS

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Excessive force in Denver: A mother’s open letter

  [Editor’s note: On Friday, The Colorado Independent posted a video and news story about the Denver Sheriff’s Department and its use of taser guns […]

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EVENTS

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ICYMI: A Night of News Poetry

It was a night of thoughtful discussion, compelling poetry and plenty of the requisite wine and cheese. Moderated by TCI’s very own Tessa Cheek, the […]

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