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Screen Time: Big bucks are behind those political TV ads in Colorado. Here’s who is paying.

Republican Walker Stapleton, the current state treasurer who is running for Colorado governor, hit the cable airwaves last week and is coming to a TV […]...

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May 21, 2018 All stories, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Trail Marker: Stapleton on the ‘Stapleton’ name. Polis and Johnston duel over guns record

Fundraising reports are behind them. Their ads are on the air. Now is the time when the candidates start engaging each other in person— and […]...

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May 21, 2018 All stories, Just In, The Mix

The Home Front: In Colorado, delay by feds to release H-2B work visas ‘is hitting local businesses hard’

“Local landscaping, paving and other firms were supposed to have some additional seasonal help by now,” reports Vail Daily. “It hasn’t happened yet. A delay […]...

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May 21, 2018 All stories, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Littwin’s Official Unofficial #CO2018 governor’s race rankings, Week Eight

Illustration by Mike Keefe The big question here this week at the Littwin gov panel headquarters is when the gloves will finally come off. Time […]...

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May 19, 2018 2018 Governor Race, Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

Dueling proposals to fix Colorado’s roads could collide on your Nov. 6 ballot

Two competing plans to pay for road repairs and transportation projects in Colorado are racing for a spot on November’s statewide ballot. That means voters […]...

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May 18, 2018 Just In, Politics, The Mix

New state law forces Denver to change course on its ‘early colleges’

A change in state law meant to rein in the cost of Colorado high schools that allow students to stay longer to earn college credit […]...

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May 18, 2018 Chalkbeat, Education, Just In, Politics, The Mix

The Home Front: A legal challenge to Boulder’s ‘ban on assault weapons’ hits 24 hours after it was voted into law

“Cody Wisniewski made good on his threat Tuesday night to sue Boulder and its council, mounting a legal challenge to the city’s ban on assault […]...

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May 18, 2018 All stories, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Seven female law professors win $2.6 million settlement from DU in unequal pay lawsuit

The University of Denver on Thursday reached a settlement with seven female law professors over an unequal pay dispute.  U.S. District Court Senior Judge Wiley […]...

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May 17, 2018 Civil Rights, Education, Just In, The Mix

WATCH | Press Club raw video: How to Save the Denver Post, Part II

You’ve heard about the Denver Rebellion and the crisis at Colorado’s flagship newspaper. But what can you do as readers? Subscribe to The Denver Post to support local news? Cancel your subscription […]...

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May 17, 2018 All stories, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Guest Post: A victory of absence

NOTE: The Colorado Independent occasionally runs guest posts from government officials, local experts and concerned citizens on a variety of topics. These posts are meant to provide […]...

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May 17, 2018 Environment/Energy, Guest Posts, Just In, The Mix

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Indy Editor Susan Greene on surviving Colorado’s news apocalypse

Journalism in Colorado is under siege. And headlines keep coming about censorship, layoffs and protests in local newsrooms. Join Colorado Independent Editor Susan Greene at the […]

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Carbon monoxide leak at Aloft Hotel sent 18 people to hospital

Eighteen people were given emergency treatment Tuesday after a carbon monoxide leak at the Aloft Hotel near Denver International Airport. Aurora Fire Rescue evacuated the […]

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