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6 takeaways from the final Republican debate in the Colorado governor’s race

The final showdown among the four Republicans running for governor of Colorado started with a question about separating children from their families at the Mexican […]...

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June 19, 2018 2018 Governor Race, All stories, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Colorado to adopt California’s vehicle emission standards as EPA considers rolling back regulations

Gov. John Hickenlooper signed an executive order Tuesday to ensure vehicles sold in Colorado meet current emissions standards even if the Trump administration decides to […]...

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June 19, 2018 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Mix

No ethical issue with free business-class flights for Denver officials, City Council committee says

Denver City Council members say that freebies from the city don’t sway their decision-making. Still, recent criticism about some of them accepting $10,000 plane tickets […]...

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June 19, 2018 Just In, Politics, The Mix

WALKER STAPLETON | A political unknown 8 years ago. Now the establishment GOP’s hope to break a blue wave.

It was the day before Walker Stapleton’s 44th birthday and Colorado’s Republican state treasurer looked relieved. Dressed in a crisp white shirt, red tie and […]...

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June 19, 2018 2018 Governor Race, All stories, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Cash dropped so far in Colorado’s governor race blows away 2010 and 2014 spending records – combined

With one week to go until the primary, spending in Colorado’s 2018 governor’s race has shattered records – even for spending in general elections in […]...

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June 19, 2018 2018 Governor Race, All stories, Campaign Finance, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

From our editor: Hello sunshine!

Dear readers, In a year when far too many dark clouds have loomed over Colorado’s news landscape, there’s some good news on the horizon with […]...

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June 19, 2018 Greene, Just In, Media, The Blogs, The Mix

The Home Front: A ‘yet-to-be publicly named’ minor league baseball team coming to Pueblo?

“The owner of the minor league baseball team looking to relocate here will be in town Wednesday as Pueblo County officials detail the Youth, Entertainment […]...

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June 19, 2018 All stories, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Home Front, The Mix

Hickenlooper responds to cries against separating immigrant families. Activists call for public vigilance.

About 60 people chanting rally cries such as “Actions not words, John, actions not words” took to the Capitol Monday morning demanding that Gov. John […]...

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June 18, 2018 Civil Rights, Immigration, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

5 takeaways from the final Democratic debate for Colorado governor

The final televised debate among the four Democrats running for governor in Colorado didn’t elicit the kind of fireworks of previous showdowns, but there were […]...

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June 18, 2018 2018 Governor Race, All stories, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Littwin: The lowest Trumpian low – traumatizing children in order to build his ridiculous wall

Let’s be clear on this. The cruelty taking place on our borders is intentional and not an unfortunate byproduct of an ill-conceived law. Yes, the […]...

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June 18, 2018 Immigration, Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Mix

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7/20/18 The Red Tent

Red Tent Bazaar Fundraiser for The Colorado Independent Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and laughter to benefit The […]

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How much each candidate for governor raised from inside Colorado in 8 charts

It’s time to take another look at where gubernatorial donors are coming from— in terms of geography at least. We examined this topic last month, […]

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