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NARAL denounces ColoradoCare, saying it would restrict abortions

Colorado’s leading pro-choice group has come out against Amendment 69, saying the proposed single-payer ColoradoCare system would impede abortion access in the state. “I think […]...

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June 22, 2016 Health, Just In, Politics, The Mix

Transgender students struggle with mental health issues, survey shows

Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Ann Schimke on June 21, 2016 Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth in Colorado are more likely to plan or […]...

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June 22, 2016 Civil Rights, Health, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

What’s on this 80-year-old cancer patient’s bucket list? Helping to pass aid-in-dying.

Patti James has spent her 80 years focusing on her nursing career, responsibilities to her family and foster kids, service to her church and devotion […]...

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June 21, 2016 Civil Rights, Health, Just In, The Mix

Insurance companies beat rural Coloradans in pharmacy fight

Terri Newland of Basalt put a thermometer in her mailbox on Wednesday morning. It read 42 degrees. By 4 p.m. the thermometer had shot up […]...

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May 9, 2016 Health, Just In, The Mix

Amended bill requires public disclosures for nonprofits serving people with disabilities

Although nonprofits serving people with disabilities in Colorado won’t be subject to the state’s open-records law, it appears they will be required to provide the […]...

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May 4, 2016 Health, Just In, The Mix

A fight over independent pharmacies rages in Colorado

Should people in rural communities be allowed to buy medications from the pharmacies of their choice or should they be forced to order their prescriptions […]...

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April 18, 2016 Health, Just In, The Mix

Lawmakers OK restrictions on medical pot advertising despite First Amendment concerns

This story first appeared at the Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition website.   First Amendment concerns didn’t prevent a panel of state lawmakers Wednesday from […]...

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April 14, 2016 Health, Just In, The Mix

Fetal tissue, clean air, rural schools dominate budget debate

The Joint Budget Committee approved a modified version of the House budget on Wednesday. The new draft tanked Senate Republican efforts to ban Colorado public universities […]...

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April 14, 2016 Education, Environment/Energy, Health, Just In, Politics, The Mix

Did Cynthia Coffman push for a failed anti-abortion bill?

Attorney General Cynthia Coffman, who has carefully skirted the abortion issue for the past year, found herself front and center today on the issue during […]...

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April 7, 2016 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Bill would fine companies dodging healthcare costs

House Democrats Tuesday took another stand against big corporations that try to foist employee health care costs onto taxpayers. But the bill’s proponents and Gov. […]...

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April 7, 2016 Civil Rights, Health, Just In, The Mix

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Beats on the Creek concert series

Good food and cocktails. Terrific music. And a great cause! Coohills restaurant’s Beats on the Creek summer concert series is in full swing. Beats on […]

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Littwin: Trump is right. This is a dark and frightening time in America.

Donald Trump is right. This is a dark and frightening time in America. How else to describe the moment in which thousands of Republican delegates […]

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