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Fears of Obamacare repeal drive packed healthcare town hall

Hundreds of Coloradans fearful over losing their health insurance in the face of the Republican Obamacare replacement plan filled the gym of Denver’s West High […]...

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March 10, 2017 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

What ending Medicaid expansion would mean for Coloradans

Rachel Graves has had a headache for going on seven years. The migraines began in 2010, just as she was about to start law school. […]...

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March 9, 2017 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Statehouse designates “Protecting Rural Hospitals Day” as small towns brace for cuts

Colorado lawmakers and hospital executives on Wednesday made it clear that small town healthcare faces the fight of its life in the coming year. A resolution […]...

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March 9, 2017 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Q&A: Why the Colorado health department says fracking’s risk to health is “low”

Three weeks ago, University of Colorado researchers published a study linking diagnoses of a certain kind of blood cancer to the likelihood of living within […]...

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March 6, 2017 Environment/Energy, Health, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

When private pain becomes a community problem

On a brisk, sunny day in mid-October, I drove through the affluent suburbs of Craig, Colorado, to a cottage-style house, where I’d been invited to […]...

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February 27, 2017 Health, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Republican Rep. Ken Buck quietly meets with Trump critics to talk health care

It wasn’t quite a town hall meeting, but it wasn’t a duck-and-cover teleconference, either. Colorado Republican Rep. Ken Buck of Greeley on Tuesday night met […]...

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February 22, 2017 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Angry crowd confronts CDOT official over planned I-70 project

An informational meeting organized by Colorado Department of Transportation officials was overtaken by local protesters Thursday night at the Swansea Recreation Center in Central Denver. […]...

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February 17, 2017 Health, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

After marathon hearings, anti-abortion bills fail on party-line vote

Update: In a hearing that went 11 hours and concluded at 12:30 a.m. Friday morning, the House Health, Insurance and Environment Committee voted along 6-5 party-lines to […]...

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February 10, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Bill to repeal Colorado health insurance exchange passes first test

Updated to include comment from Connect for Health Colorado on enrollment practices. After a nearly four-hour hearing, the state Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday night […]...

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February 7, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

What Trump’s repeal of Obamacare would mean for one rural Colorado hospital

San Luis Valley Health Regional Medical Center in Alamosa is a small hospital with only 49 beds. But it is the only hospital within 121 […]...

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February 1, 2017 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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Dance like independent media depends on it!

We at The Indy aren’t big on rubber chicken dinners. But we love to dance. Join us on the evening of Friday, July 14th to […]

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News poetry: Fracking elegy

Cracks in the pavement cracks in the wall— where do I go if my house cracks like a duck egg? Where do mule deer and black bears, elk and prairie dogs […]

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