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Civil Rights:

Senate says affordable housing in, taxpayer protection out; House offers American Indians in-state tuition

Notes from the 98th day of the 2014 legislative session. ...

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April 16, 2014 Capitol Notebook, Civil Rights, Education, Just In, Uncategorized

Wiretap: Papers get Pulitzer, Snowden gets exile

The Pulitzer committee awarded the big prize to the Washington Post and the Guardian for their coverage of the Snowden-NSA story. It was an easy call....

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April 16, 2014 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: You will not deny your connection to the black everyman

Doug Glanville, former baseball player, ESPN baseball analyst, was racially profiled shoveling snow in his driveway. He wants to turn that somehow into a good thing....

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April 15, 2014 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: More shootings, this time ‘hate of an ancient vintage’

Passover-eve at the Jewish Community Center in suburban Kansas City. "If history teaches anything, it’s the sad fact that when a gunman seeks out a Jewish center and opens fire, the motive is hate of an ancient vintage."...

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April 14, 2014 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Gay marriage in Denver: What happened, what’s happening this month at the U.S. Tenth Circuit

  DENVER– A panel of three judges at the U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals here last week grilled lawyers presenting arguments in a Utah […]...

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April 14, 2014 Civil Rights, Dig In, LGBTQ, Politics, The Beats

Littwin: The gay-marriage future is determined

The most amazing thing about the same-sex marriage debate is how quickly it has evolved. There's no cultural norm that has ever changed with such speed....

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April 11, 2014 Civil Rights, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Gay marriage comes to the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals

A key chapter in the story of gay marriage in the United States opens today in Denver, where the U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments in the pathbreaking Utah case that in December struck down...

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April 10, 2014 Civil Rights, Dig In, LGBTQ, Politics, The Beats

Partisan split on gender pay equity sure to be election issue in Colorado

  DENVER – There has been a lot of discussion today — online and offline, on Capitol Hill and under the gold dome in Denver — […]...

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April 8, 2014 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Suspension upheld in Denver excessive force case

The Denver sheriff’s deputy who slammed a prisoner into a courtroom wall without provocation has lost his appeal of his 30-day suspension. A ruling released […]...

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April 8, 2014 Big Media, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Just In

A Colorado Independent event: The Ludlow Massacre 100 years later

On April 20, 1914, the National Guard and Colorado Fuel & Iron Company guards attacked a tent colony of striking miners and their families. What does it mean today?...

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April 8, 2014 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Beats

LITTWIN

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Tancredo says he’s definitely in for the long haul. Maybe.

The hot rumor — as Eli Stokols and I both happened to write today — is that Tom Tancredo is looking for a way out […]

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THE BLOGS

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News Poem: ‘On the rocks’

I said we’d be in the protected bays where the Southern Ocean meets the most southerly continent. She said, oh. I said I thought if I paddled far enough from the ship I might hear icebergs melting. I said, they said we could hear gas escaping from the ice. I said, they said it would sound a bit like a soda can being slowly opened.

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DISPATCHES

Derek Kitchen and Moudi Sbeity, plaintiffs in a pathbreaking gay marriage case before the Tenth ...
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on Santa Fe st.
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North of Trinidad, by Miles Moffeit
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Hindsight by Miles Moffeit
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Lt Gov Garcia celebrates 50th anniversary of wilderness act
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with #SCOTUS hearing the #hobbylobby case today, Denver crafters deliver no thx notes to AG Suthers
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