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Michelle Obama rallies crowd to Dems with focus on opportunity

  DENVER — You could have mistaken Thursday morning’s round-the-block line outside the Exdo Events Center for a weekend night, since the venue shares real estate […]...

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October 24, 2014 Education, Elections 2014, Just In: Elections 2014, Top Stories

Hillary Clinton stumps for Colorado Dems, defends role of women’s issues

DENVER— From the stall of my pre-Hillary pee at Aurora’s Radisson hotel, two middle-aged women can be heard talking about how they scored tickets to see […]...

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October 21, 2014 Center Well, Elections 2014, Just In: Elections 2014, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Colo. Republicans Adopt ‘Can-Do’ Attitude Toward Now-Likely Non-Mail Recall Elections

DENVER -- Democrats and Republicans are trailing divergent paths in reaction to the shock ruling here Monday evening by a district court judge that will force the state to rewrite recall ballots with less than a month to go before...

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August 15, 2013 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, The Blogs, The Mix, Top Stories
Colorado Rep. Coffman Targeted by League of Conservation Voters

Colorado Rep. Coffman Targeted by League of Conservation Voters

Mike Coffman, Republican representative of Colorado's now toss-up Sixth Congressional District, is drawing fire from long-established national environmental group the League of Conservation Voters. ...

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August 12, 2013 Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Republican Recall Candidates Hit with Abortion Politics Mailers

Republican Recall Candidates Hit with Abortion Politics Mailers

Campaign mailers underlining the anti-abortion views of Republican state senate candidates Bernie Herpin and George Rivera reportedly landed in southern Front Range voter mailboxes over the last two days, stoking flames in the already hot recall elections organized in response...

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August 10, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Health, Politics, Top Stories
ICE Frees Colorado Immigration Activist Jeanette Vizguerra

ICE Frees Colorado Immigration Activist Jeanette Vizguerra

What would you do if your mother, thousands of miles away, was dying and it would jeopardize your immigration status to see her one last time?...

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August 9, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Health, Immigration, Marijuana, Politics, State Budget, Top Stories

Morse Campaign Charges Bias in Gessler-Approved Recall Ballot Language

ON WEDNESDAY, Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler’s office signed off on ballot language for the state’s first-ever lawmaker recall election, where Democratic state Senate President John Morse will effectively face Republican City Council Member Bernie Herpin. ...

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August 9, 2013 Center Well, Politics, The Blogs, Top Stories

Buck Already Drawing Energetic Support and Determined Attacks

Weld County Republican D.A. Ken Buck announced Wednesday he is running to represent Colorado in the U.S. Senate, looking to unseat first-term Democrat Mark Udall. The news made a splash, firing up conservative supporters hungry for a substantial Republican candidate...

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August 8, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Health, Politics, The Mix, Top Stories

Immigration Activists Demand Reform, Denounce Deportations

DENVER -- One speaker told of a harrowing border crossing intercepted by a drug cartel seeking hostages. Another of attempts to free her teen daughter from detention in Arizona. Another, on a hunger strike, recalled the story of a detained...

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August 8, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Health, Immigration, In-Depth, Politics, The Mix, Top Stories

ATMOSFEAR: Scientists Find Gas Wells Leak Methane at Rapid Clip

Authors of a new study published recently in Geophysical Research Letters found that the natural-gas industry is failing to prevent significant amounts of its product from escaping into the air every day. The leaks result in a loss of millions...

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August 7, 2013 Center Well, Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Politics, The Mix, Top Stories

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Desert drought dust ups avalanche danger in Colorado backcountry

We all know what a blanket of fresh snow is supposed to look like, but for the last 10 years, the snows falling in parts of the Colorado Rockies have been far from virgin white and fluffy.

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THE BLOGS

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Keefe: Cory Gardner as Colorado’s surrealist candidate

You see, he’s not lying. He is “challenging our preconditioned perceptions of reality.”

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EVENTS

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Democracy Now! Denver Double Whammy

On Democracy Now! tomorrow, The Independent’s Susan Greene on the historic $4.65 million jury verdict against the city of Denver for the 2010 city-jail excessive force killing of Marvin Booker, and columnist Mike Littwin on Colorado’s dead-heat races for governor and U.S. Senate.

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