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Author : Tessa Cheek

Lawsuit: Sign-language interpreters fail to communicate

Nicki and Kris Runge have been trying to get pregnant. They’re working their way through a multi-year infertility treatment involving numerous medications, evaluations and an egg donor. Both […]...

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June 29, 2015 Civil Rights, In-Depth, Just In, The Mix

Coffman gets on board with “Pregnant Workers Fairness Act”

Colorado congressman Mike Coffman got props from the women’s rights community yesterday as he signed on to be the first Republican co-sponsor of the “Pregnant Workers […]...

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June 26, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix

WATCH: Robots explain King v. Burwell ‘Obamacare’ decision

For those scratching their heads after the crucial Affordable Care Act ruling from the Supreme Court of the United States yesterday, the folks at Courts Matter […]...

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June 26, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix

Supreme Court upholds ‘Obamacare’ federal subsidies

In a 6-3 ruling today, the Supreme Court of the United States upheld a crucial provision of the Affordable Care Act that allows the federal […]...

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June 25, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix

Colorado’s beer industry hops into water politics

Coloradans are fond of saying, “Whiskey’s for drinking, water’s for fighting,” to evoke just how hot-headed the debate over water politics can become. But that statement might […]...

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June 25, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Bar owners cut New Belgium beers amidst Colowyo-coal-mine fight

When craft brewery darling New Belgium first got involved in water politics, it was just another aspect of the company’s sustainability efforts – from smashing industry standards for […]...

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June 24, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Principal of discrimination-charged charter school leaves for similarly-charged district

The Longmont Times-Call reported today that BJ Buchmann, the Twin Peaks Charter principal who refused to allow valedictorian Evan Young to give a graduation speech […]...

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June 23, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix

Updated: District Attorney, federal attorney deny GOP chairman Steve House filed legal complaints against Attorney General Coffman

Update June 23, 2015 1:24 p.m.: Lawyers for the Colorado GOP are, in fact, in communication with the Denver District Attorney’s office, according to GOP […]...

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June 23, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Mix

Planned Parenthood laments losses, throws birth-control bake sale

This legislative session in Colorado was marked by “an unprecedented number of attacks on reproductive health care,” according to a statement released by Planned Parenthood Votes, the […]...

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June 23, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

GOP Chairman Steve House’s self-proclaimed ex-mistress speaks – and sings – out

Political website PolitiChicks ruffled some feathers this morning running an exclusive interview with Julie Naye, the woman who says she did in fact have an affair with Colorado GOP […]...

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June 23, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

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VIDEO: Drilling into Colorado fracking

In April, The Colorado Independent hosted a panel discussion at Denver Open Media about fracking in Colorado. It was hosted by former Managing Editor John […]

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