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Author : Tina Griego

Lawsuit alleges Bellco is illegally denying mortgages to women on maternity leave

A Denver fair housing organization has filed suit against Bellco, alleging that the credit union illegally denies mortgages to women on maternity leave. The Denver […]...

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April 14, 2017 Civil Rights, Housing, Just In, The Mix

Wiretap: The Pulitzers, the passenger, and the police

The 2017 Pulitzer Prizes were awarded Monday and among the winners was the Washington Post’s David Fahrenthold “for persistent reporting that created a model for […]...

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April 11, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

The statehouse skinny: Guns, roads and rubber duckies

Editor’s note: Every week, we send a newsletter to subscribers. This week’s, which is republished below, is a conversation between The Colorado Independent’s Managing Editor […]...

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February 13, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Readers respond to ‘My cousin, the Trump supporter’

My attempt to understand how my cousin, J Cruz, could support Donald Trump provoked the range of response you might expect when a Trump critic […]...

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February 2, 2017 Education, Griego, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Griego: The well from which we drink

In the first hours after our new president signed an executive order to close this country’s doors to refugees — temporarily for now, for some […]...

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January 28, 2017 Griego, Immigration, Just In, The Mix

Griego: My cousin, the Trump supporter

My cousin J Cruz comes over. He drives up from south of Denver to help me install some window shades, by which I mean he […]...

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January 20, 2017 Griego, In-Depth, Just In, The Mix

Griego: The undeniable promise of Sun Valley

The rare celebratory press conference was held earlier this month in Sun Valley, the tucked-away Westside Denver community whose poverty has long been hidden on […]...

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December 30, 2016 Griego, Housing, Housing crisis, In-Depth, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Community groups file civil rights complaint to stop I-70 expansion

Three community groups have filed a federal civil rights complaint in an effort to stop the state from pursuing its plans to expand I-70 through […]...

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November 16, 2016 Griego, Health, Just In, The Mix

GRIEGO: Foreign-born, U.S.-raised youth in the Trump age ask, “What do we do next?”

With the election of Donald Trump as president, a countdown of sorts began for one particular group of people: those who are here illegally but were granted […]...

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November 11, 2016 Civil Rights, Griego, Immigration, Just In, The Mix

Griego: The dignified life of Carrie Ann Lucas

The most vocal critic of a proposed ballot measure that would let dying people take prescribed life-ending drugs is a 44-year-old lawyer and disability rights […]...

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October 28, 2016 Griego, In-Depth, Just In, The Mix

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EVENT: 2017 Heroes of Sustainability Fundraiser

Join the Alliance for Sustainable Colorado on April 27, 2017 at the Sheraton downtown 6 p.m. for its annual Hero of Sustainability event, a dinner, […]

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The Home Front: Investigators confirm probe into gas well near house explosion

“Investigators confirmed Wednesday that they’re looking at a 24-year-old well operated by Anadarko Petroleum Corporation as part of their probe into the house explosion that […]

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