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Colorado first in nation with certified hemp seed

Colorado has become the first state in the nation to develop certified seeds for industrial hemp, an achievement that could spell growth for the burgeoning […]...

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November 30, 2016 Health, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Community groups file civil rights complaint to stop I-70 expansion

Three community groups have filed a federal civil rights complaint in an effort to stop the state from pursuing its plans to expand I-70 through […]...

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November 16, 2016 Griego, Health, Just In, The Mix

Medical aid-in-dying triumphs

Colorado has become the sixth state to authorize medical aid-in-dying. Early returns show Proposition 106 has resounding approval from voters. It was one of the […]...

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November 9, 2016 Civil Rights, Health, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

ColoradoCare suffered a whopping defeat. Here’s why.

Coloradans hoping to pass single-payer health care this year will go to sleep disappointed. Amendment 69, which sought to establish a statewide system called ColoradoCare to […]...

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November 8, 2016 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Homestretch: Amendment 69, ColoradoCare

If you’re voting by mail this election, you probably know that Colorado voters this year must decide whether to pass a constitutional amendment establishing a […]...

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

GUEST POST: What’s on the line for Colorado this election, from a mom and mayor

NOTE: The Colorado Independent occasionally runs guest posts from government officials, local experts and concerned citizens on a variety of topics. These posts are meant […]...

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November 7, 2016 Environment/Energy, Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Homestretch: All our coverage of medical aid-in-dying

As ballot initiatives go, Prop. 106 lends itself to some especially intriguing stories. On the pro-side, there are people dying, in pain, desperate for some […]...

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November 4, 2016 Civil Rights, Greene, Griego, Health, In-Depth, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

FRACTURED, Part IV: Why it took years to shut down Texas Tea

Cover image: Photos of a Texas Tea well in Brighton from 2012 and 2016 show that no action was taken by Texas Tea to clean […]...

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October 23, 2016 Environment/Energy, FRACTURED, Health, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

Aid-in-dying debate with The Indy

Where do you stand on Proposition 106, the aid-in-dying ballot initiative that would allow terminally ill adults to cause their deaths by taking a prescription […]...

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October 19, 2016 Civil Rights, Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Catholics urging activism, money and prayer in opposition to aid-in-dying measure

The Catholic Church is beseeching its members to work against Proposition 106, the aid-in-dying ballot initiative on Colorado’s statewide ballot. As of last week, the […]...

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October 10, 2016 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

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Colorado Gives Day is Dec. 6!

Grab your calendar: Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016 marks the seventh annual Colorado Gives Day, and The Indy needs your help! Colorado Gives Day is a statewide […]

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Lawyer group ‘Hamilton Defenders’ forms to counsel Electoral College members, sue states

  A group of attorneys from around the country has launched a legal fund to defend members of the Electoral College or challenge laws in certain states […]

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