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Voters in November will decide whether Colorado should drastically change the way it draws political lines

Colorado’s Democratic governor has thrown his weight behind two statewide ballot measures that, if passed by voters in November, would change how political lines are […]...

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

The Home Front: Fort Collins might support lawsuit that ‘would make it much harder, or perhaps impossible’ to drill

“Fort Collins might support a lawsuit that would make it much harder, or perhaps impossible, to drill oil and gas wells in our backyard and […]...

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

News Poetry: Dropping Mice

This morning I’ll drop a mouse into the poem as suggested by Billy Collins and I will characterize a serpent as suggested by somebody else. […]...

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May 16, 2018 Just In, News Poetry, The Mix, Uncategorized

The Home Front: Another Colorado city passes a law banning ‘anyone from sitting or lying down on downtown sidewalks’

“Durango City Council unanimously approved an ordinance Tuesday that prohibits anyone from sitting or lying down on downtown sidewalks, curbs and other public areas,” reports […]...

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May 16, 2018 Just In, The Beats, The Home Front, The Mix

In an effort to protect borrowers, ballot initiative to cap “payday loans” clears legal hurdle

Demetrius Johnson had no savings, no job and nowhere else to go. So he went to a Speedy Cash in southeast Denver to get a […]...

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May 15, 2018 Just In, Politics, The Mix

Press Club live stream: How to Save The Denver Post

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 […]...

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May 15, 2018 Just In, The Beats, Uncategorized

The Home Front: A death penalty trial begins in Colorado Springs with a laptop hurled across the courtroom

“A Colorado Springs man facing the death penalty hurled a laptop across the courtroom Monday before opening remarks at his trial, disrupting the start of […]...

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May 15, 2018 Just In, The Beats, The Home Front, The Mix

Colorado schools gave out nearly 1,800 suspensions to young students with disabilities last year

Getting sent home from school became a constant for Ben Wankel’s second-grade son last fall. It started simply enough: The cafeteria was too noisy, his […]...

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May 14, 2018 Chalkbeat, Education, In-Depth, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Guest Post: Thinking about how to think about naming Stapleton

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 14, 2018 Guest Posts, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

As seen on TV: Super PAC spending in the Colorado governor’s race

Two Super PACs will advertise heavily on TV in support of Democratic candidates for governor Cary Kennedy and Mike Johnston in the month before the […]...

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May 14, 2018 2018 Governor Race, All stories, Just In, Politics, The Beats

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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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