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Civil Rights:

Racial justice group marches in solidarity, scolds Denver Police

A group that works to further racial justice marched Thursday morning from Denver’s Central Library to Mayor Michael Hancock’s office, showing solidarity with communities across […]...

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September 30, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Mix

TIMELINE: The long road to a dedicated fund for affordable housing

If you’ve paid attention to City Council, socialized with developers, or paid rent in Denver over the past year, you know that housing is a […]...

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September 28, 2016 Civil Rights, Politics, The Mix

End of life options: A conversation with Dan Diaz

You may not recall the name Brittany Maynard, but it’s likely you remember the photo of the young, green-eyed Californian with the great smile and […]...

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September 28, 2016 Civil Rights, Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

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

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An evening with political cartoonist Mike Keefe

Dear readers, I know many of you have for years enjoyed the brilliant work of political cartoonist Mike Keefe, who won a Pulitzer at The […]

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The Home Front: Trump in Colorado again, police bias in Boulder, and more

The Durango Herald has a story about more EPA reimbursements after the Gold King Mine spill in that area. “Broken down, $101,465 went to the […]

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