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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

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

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Meet Amy Goodman. Support The Indy. Feed your soul.

We at The Indy aren’t in the business of giving advice. But if, in these tough times, you’re in need of some inspiration, some community, […]

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US Rep. Mike Coffman of Colorado: Russia didn’t change the outcome of the election

While Republican Congressman Mike Coffman of Aurora sees Russia as a big threat to national security, he doesn’t think the Russians altered the outcome of […]

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