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Environment/Energy:

Senate caucuses on budget; House approves easier cross-state firearms purchases and higher ed funding, kill’s pipeline bill

Notes from the 85th day of the 2014 legislative session. ...

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April 2, 2014 Capitol Notebook, Education, Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, State Budget, Uncategorized

Two avalanche control workers injured on Loveland Pass

  FRISCO — Two state workers were injured early Monday morning when their avalanche-blasting equipment failed as they tried to ensure safe conditions for drivers […]...

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March 31, 2014 Environment/Energy

Wiretap: Mother Russia’s long trip back to the age of the Tsars

The pessimistic view: "The effective annexation of Crimea marks the beginning of something new and ominous: not another Cold War but, rather, a revival of a chauvinistic and expansive Russian nationalism that goes back to the tsars."...

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March 19, 2014 Civil Rights, Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats

State’s fiscal forecast is up; movement on expanding train transit and rural energy; House passes Jessica’s Law

Notes from the 70th day of the Colorado legislative session. ...

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March 18, 2014 Education, Environment/Energy, Health, Just In, Politics

Wiretap: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lost in the Florida special election

Retirement was a hot topic that died down when Ginsburg, who turns 81 this week, made it clear she wasn't going anywhere. But Democrats could lose control of the Senate this year....

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March 14, 2014 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Littwin: Udall climate all-nighter as poke at Gardner, nod to Steyer

  There are a few lessons we can take from the Democratic faux-filibuster all-nighter in the Senate. And you didn’t even have to watch C-SPAN2 […]...

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March 11, 2014 Environment/Energy, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Mountain war pits makeshift smoke shacks against $15 beers

Bang them together out of fallen trees, hang out and smoke, just don't  bring a TV news crew along with you....

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March 7, 2014 Environment/Energy

Wiretap: Abortion clinics all gone in South Texas Rio Grande Valley

The women are still there. The last two clinics served 3,000 people annually. According to the New York Times, by September, there might be as few as six clinics that perform abortions in the entire Lone Star state....

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March 7, 2014 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: Paul Ryan will cure poverty with his binder

Paul Ryan is back with his hammock theory on poverty -- that the war on poverty is lost and the big government programs make everyone poorer. ...

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March 6, 2014 Education, Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Udall rolls out first ‘women’s issues’ attack targeting Gardner’s record

  DENVER — In the week after news broke that Colorado Congressman Cory Gardner would halt his reelection bid and run instead for the chance […]...

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March 5, 2014 Dig In, Environment/Energy, Health, Immigration, 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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