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Civil Rights:

Demonstrators call for the repeal of Colorado’s rent control ban

On Thursday, just days after city officials adopted Denver’s first dedicated affordable housing fund, community organizers marched to demand rent control from state lawmakers. Rent […]...

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September 23, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Hancock’s affordable housing plan passes handily on first vote. Herndon’s alternative scrapes through

Denver City Council on Monday unanimously gave preliminary approval to a plan put forth by Mayor Michael Hancock and council members Albus Brooks and Robin […]...

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September 13, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Sorority sister: State House candidate downplays her years on a controversial FratPAC

Katy Brown, the Republican vying for Colorado’s highly competitive House District 3 seat, touts her experience as a web developer, Cherry Hills councilwoman and community service […]...

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September 13, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Hancock’s affordable housing plan goes for council vote, despite many doubts

Denver City Council will cast its first vote this evening on a proposed plan to ease the city’s housing crisis. As the local economy booms, […]...

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September 12, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

GUEST POST: Trump’s racism from a Colorado Latino perspective

For several months, we’ve seen Republican Party leaders distance themselves from Donald Trump because of his outrageous and offensive comments. Video recordings of Trump rally […]...

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August 26, 2016 Civil Rights, Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Do Denver’s homeless people deserve the same rights as Monsanto? 6 questions with attorney Jason Flores-Williams

Denver police have made headlines over the past few months by “sweeping” encampments of homeless people. And critics have spoken out – including the ACLU, […]...

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August 25, 2016 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, The Mix, Uncategorized

Hancock’s affordable housing plan gets preliminary nod

A committee of Denver council members on Wednesday unanimously approved Mayor Michael Hancock’s plan to create a dedicated fund for affordable housing in the city. […]...

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August 25, 2016 Civil Rights, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

Campaign’s under way to set the record straight on slavery in Colorado

It might come as a surprise, but the Colorado legislature unanimously approved a measure in this year’s session. Yes, approved by every single member. Amendment […]...

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August 24, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Mix

Wiretap: Trump’s war zones, Virginia’s felon-voting-rights redux, Ramen’s rising value

   Off message At a time when Donald Trump is straining to lure African-American voters, he strayed far beyond his teleprompter Monday to claim that […]...

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August 23, 2016 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized, Wiretap

Aid-in-dying debate, October 20th

Where do you stand on aid-in-dying, the ballot initiative that would allow terminally ill adults to cause their deaths by taking a prescription drug? If […]...

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August 18, 2016 Civil Rights, Events, Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Upcoming Events

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WATCH: Colorado’s third party US Senate candidates debate guns, healthcare and more

On the CU Boulder campus Thursday, Colorado’s Libertarian and Green Party candidates for U.S. Senate talked about guns, healthcare, the importance of third party candidacies in […]

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Trump looks to Colorado for potential Supreme Court justices

  Donald Trump today released more names of judges he would choose to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court if he is elected president. Two of […]

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