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GREENE: The sad death of the happiest man in Denver

  I’ve been struggling to write about Sylvester Tally for three weeks now. With each interview I’ve done since his Nov. 28th suicide, I’ve heard […]...

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December 19, 2016 Greene, Health, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

Gov. Hickenlooper signed medical aid-in-dying into law today. Now what?

Gov. John Hickenlooper signed Proposition 106 into law today, thus legalizing medical aid-in-dying in the state of Colorado. Qualified, terminally ill patients may now begin to […]...

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December 16, 2016 Health, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

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

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The Indy’s Marianne Goodland on this week’s Politics Unplugged

This week on KMGH-7’s Politics Unplugged: the hospital provider fee, what’s next for transportation and how did the 2017 General Assembly fare?    

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As GOP El Paso County Commissioners redraw their own district lines, progressive activists have a message: We’re watching

Democrats in Colorado’s heaviest Republican county are ringing alarm bells as a board of five GOP public officials sets out to redraw their own district […]

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