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The Home Front: With Hyperloop, could we one day travel from Denver to Vail in minutes?

“Personal travel that tests the sound barrier in hermetically sealed tubes might seem like some far-flung, futuristic notion, but if Colorado gets its way it […]...

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September 21, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Home Front, The Mix

‘Faithless elector’ to Colorado’s secretary of state: Now I’m suing you

The Colorado Electoral College member who went rogue by not casting an official ballot for Hillary Clinton in December is suing Secretary of State Wayne […]...

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September 20, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Only 531 of the 6,648 Colorado voters who unregistered since June have come back on the rolls

Colorado voters have been in for a ride this summer, making national news for un-registering to vote by the thousands and switching their status to […]...

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September 20, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs

Once a Democrat, Greg Lopez was Colorado’s youngest mayor. Now he’s a Republican running for governor.

In 1992, when Greg Lopez won a municipal election in Parker at the age of 27, he became Colorado’s youngest-serving mayor. His election happened around […]...

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September 18, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Less plastic, more trees: New effort seeks to reinvent preschool playgrounds

Michelle Dalbotten, the energetic director of a Northglenn child care center called Step by Step, doesn’t like her playground. Sure, it’s spacious, with a high […]...

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September 18, 2017 Education, Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

A group says it wants to end partisan redistricting in Colorado. Would its plan really do that?

A coalition that launched a revamped plan it says would take partisanship out of how state and federal political districts are drawn is facing suspicions […]...

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September 16, 2017 In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs

Mining jobs at West Elk without methane emissions?

SOMERSET, Colo. – One of Colorado’s larger sources of greenhouse gas emissions is something few people see, a coal mine located an hour or two […]...

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September 15, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Littwin: Has Amnesty Don joined Chuck and Nancy in the Trump base’s unholy trinity?

In the latest episode of America’s Most Embarrassing President, Chuck and Nancy go to the White House to break bread — actually noodles — with […]...

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September 15, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Offered ratings bonuses, Westminster teachers wonder if performance pay is coming

Teachers and employees in Westminster Public Schools will be able to earn a bonus if they help the struggling district improve its state ratings next […]...

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September 15, 2017 Education, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Minimum progress for students with disabilities “preposterous,” Betsy DeVos says in Denver

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, flanked by school officials at a private autism center in Denver, called on the nation’s public schools to work with […]...

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September 14, 2017 Education, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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We at The Indy send a delighted thank you to our readers who were able to make Friday night’s fundraiser at the Mercury Café! It was a […]

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What a dearth of teachers means for a school in a one-stoplight Colorado town

OTIS — Late last spring, after five of her two dozen teachers resigned with no replacements in sight, Superintendent Kendra Anderson reassured her school’s anxious […]

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