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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

End of life options: A conversation with Dan Diaz

You may not recall the name Brittany Maynard, but it’s likely you remember the photo of the young, green-eyed Californian with the great smile and […]...

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September 28, 2016 Civil Rights, Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Without medical aid-in-dying, some patients choose to die violently. Sheryl Randall was one of them.

There was a stark difference between who Sheryl Randall was most of her life and who she had become when she tied a rope around […]...

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September 2, 2016 Health, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Sen. Irene Aguilar discusses ColoradoCare’s terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad week

Irene Aguilar is an idealist. But she’s no fool. The state senator from Denver long has realized it’s “a long shot” that ColoradoCare – the […]...

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August 22, 2016 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

The DEA’s decision on marijuana doesn’t mean what you think it does

The DEA’s announcement last Thursday that it doesn’t plan to change marijuana’s status as a Schedule I drug left plenty of Coloradans surprised and disappointed. […]...

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August 15, 2016 Health, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

A community curbs pain pill abuse, but heroin addiction grows

In December 2014, as snow clung to the San Luis Valley in southwestern Colorado, nurses in the community helped deliver four babies that tested positive for […]...

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August 13, 2016 Health, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

FRACTURED, Part II: The Making of a Fractivist

Over the past decade, Colorado has grappled with how to balance the enormous economic value of oil and gas production, including tax revenues and jobs, […]...

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August 5, 2016 Environment/Energy, FRACTURED, Health, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

Something’s in the water in southern El Paso County

Water contamination in southern El Paso County – likely caused by the upstream Peterson Air Force Base – has triggered fear and outrage in the […]...

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July 27, 2016 Health, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

EVENTS

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Seven education storylines to watch as the Colorado General Assembly gets to work

  As Colorado lawmakers return to the Capitol on Wednesday to begin crafting education policy and setting spending priorities, they face significant budget challenges, an […]

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THE BLOGS

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Layoffs whack another Colorado newspaper

  Some layoffs hit The Pueblo Chieftain earlier this month. On Twitter, ex-reporter Matt Hildner said there would be no more Chieftain news from his feed since he […]

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