Report: Transgender Coloradans still struggle to receieve adequate health care

“To go to the place where I felt I could get care, which was the VA, and to be denied was awful. It was so awful, I didn’t step foot in a VA for the next three years.”...

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November 14, 2014 Civil Rights, Health, The Mix, Uncategorized

Comrades in peace

On the first Friday in November, though they’re still remodeling their new home in the Santa Fe Arts District, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1 was as bustling as any gallery on the street....

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November 11, 2014 Health, In-Depth

GMO labeling measure dies on the vine

  In the United States, there is only one state that has successfully passed a law requiring labeling of genetically engineered foods — Vermont. And […]...

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November 4, 2014 Election 2014: Ballot Initiatives, Elections 2014, Health, Just In, The Mix

Voters reject ‘personhood’ again

Saying she hoped that the proponents of Amendment 67 “have finally gotten the message that no means no,” Cara DeGette and fellow opponents of the […]...

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November 4, 2014 Election 2014: Ballot Initiatives, Elections 2014, Health, Just In

School board open-meetings measure has best chance of passing

Four citizens’ initiatives landed on the statewide ballot this year, and they cover some hotly contested ground. From personhood definitions to food labeling, expanding gaming […]...

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November 4, 2014 Education, Election 2014: Ballot Initiatives, Elections 2014, Health, Just In, Top Stories

GMO labeling tops brief list of Colorado ballot questions

  Former Colorado lawmaker and Agriculture Commissioner Don Ament understands why people want more information about the genetically engineered food products they’re eating, but he […]...

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October 24, 2014 Education, Elections 2014, Health, Just In

Beauprez says he would work to roll back pot laws, reinstate prohibition

  In debate Thursday at the student center at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, former Congressman Bob Beauprez, the conservative Republican running to unseat […]...

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October 10, 2014 Elections 2014, Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: Ebola in America

The likelihood is that it won't spread here because hospitals are prepared. But the problem "will get worse before it gets better."...

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October 1, 2014 Elections 2014, Health, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Littwin on the great Gardner dodge and feint

  Cory Gardner has mastered the art of not answering a question. But he ran into a reporter, in FOX 31’s Eli Stokols, who refused […]...

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September 30, 2014 Health, Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

The three big problems with the Republican ‘over the counter’ contraception pitch

  In the top election campaigns in Colorado, the issue of women’s reproductive rights has been front and center for half a year, and it’s […]...

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September 25, 2014 Elections 2014, Health, Politics, The Beats


March Event: Talking Colorado women in politics at the Mercury Cafe

Colorado is a great state for raising women to elected office, but they only rise so far. It’s a problem we have yet to address.

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Global warming takes bite out of Colorado ski season

Normally temperatures at resort elevations this time of year drop into the teens and 20s every night. This season, only a few light frosts have tinged the valleys, leaving the slopes bare and dry.

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