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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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June 25, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, news poems, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Listen up! Indy Weekly Podcast, Episode 6: Will Colorado run out of water?

Colorado’s population is expected to grow from about 5.5 million in 2016 to as many as 10 million people by 2050. Unless we start to […]...

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June 24, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Water

News poetry: Fracking Accident, Firestone, Colorado

Circulatory systems beneath the once-prairie, now cul-de-sac, now-charter school, below Oak Meadows, a new suburb in the once-outback of the West. Underground infrastructure unmapped, a […]...

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June 24, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, news poems, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Uncovering ‘a mess’ at Colorado’s state mental hospital

Some recent reporting by The Pueblo Chieftain in southern Colorado got the attention of local officials this month with a series of stories that chronicled problems plaguing the state […]...

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June 23, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Littwin: This could be the end of Obamacare, and Cory Gardner’s not feeling so good himself

Whatever else I’ve had to say about Cory Gardner over the years, I’ve never once said, or even thought, that he wasn’t a shrewd and […]...

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June 23, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

The Home Front: ‘This is the first I’ve viewed the legislation,’ says Cory Gardner, one of 13 senators tasked with writing new healthcare law

Nine out of about a dozen of the state’s largest newspapers carried news on the front page today about a healthcare bill Republicans in the […]...

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June 23, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Home Front, The Mix

Can a ‘Centrist Project’ break the power of political parties in Colorado? They’re trying.

A group of centrist political strategists have moved into Colorado with the aim of installing enough independent lawmakers into power in next year’s elections to deny political […]...

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June 22, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Why Colorado could use a big drought.

There’s nothing like a drought to turn everyone’s attention to water conservation. Colorado’s last major drought was from 2001 to 2002. It wasn’t the length […]...

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June 22, 2017 Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Just In, The Mix, Water, Water

As Denver gentrifies, which neighborhoods are losing public school students?

As more young adults move to Denver and the cost of housing skyrockets, some city neighborhoods are seeing drops in the percentages of people of […]...

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June 22, 2017 Just In, The Mix

The Home Front: Criminal case against ex-CU assistant football coach stalls over cell phone access

“The criminal case against Joe Tumpkin, the former University of Colorado assistant football coach accused of assaulting his ex-girlfriend, has stalled as attorneys fight over […]...

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June 22, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Home Front

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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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