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Health:

Cracking Colorado’s rural healthcare conundrum

On the eastern plains, patients outnumber their doctors 5,000 to one. That is about the same ratio at which patients out number doctors in Afghanistan. In Denver that ratio is just over 1,300 to one. The Health Institute estimates that...

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April 16, 2014 Dig In, Health, Uncategorized

Senate limits solitary confinement, enforces charity health care

Notes from the 94th day of the 2014 legislative session. ...

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April 11, 2014 Capitol Notebook, Health, Just In

Wiretap: Sebelius drops the mic

The nation's Health Secretary is the fall person for the disastrous Obamacare rollout -- but not before the exchanges hit their goal. So what's her legacy, exactly?...

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April 11, 2014 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Senate passes budget; House unloads bill backlog

Notes from the 87th day of the 2014 legislative session. ...

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April 4, 2014 Capitol Notebook, Health, Just In, Politics

Wiretap: An ‘unstable psychiatric condition’ at Fort Hood

Ivan Lopez, who killed three and wounded 16 before killing himself, was being treated for depression and anxiety. Officials said there were no indications he was violent or suicidal....

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April 4, 2014 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Gardner flip-flop: A seven-month dustup or just a March stir?

Because Gardner has a super-long record supporting personhood, the question is not so much whether his reversal on the issue was politically motivated, as whether it was politically smart....

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April 2, 2014 Civil Rights, Health, Just In, Politics, Uncategorized

Both chambers celebrate April Fools’ Day then pass ‘Right to Try’ bill as well as local control ed reform

Notes from the 84th day of the 2014 legislative session. ...

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April 1, 2014 Capitol Notebook, Education, Health, Just In, Politics

Littwin: Obamacare lives!

  Now that the Obamacare sign-up deadline has more or less passed, it is more or less official: Obamacare is not a catastrophe. With a […]...

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April 1, 2014 Health, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

House approves Dallas Buyers Club bill; Senate delays part of teacher evaluations

Notes from the 83rd day of the 2014 legislative session. ...

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March 31, 2014 Capitol Notebook, Education, Health, Just In

What matters to kids: Love, stability, not parent sexual orientation

"It doesn’t matter a bit whether parents are gay or straight, only that they treat their children with respect and provide a sense of security."...

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March 28, 2014 Civil Rights, Health, Howl, LGBTQ, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs

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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