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The Beats:

A short list of select topics

Bennet: Hold Us Accountable

Sen. Michael Bennet this morning made a pitch to the state’s water community for sending him back to Washington, despite the rank partisanship that characterizes […]...

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August 25, 2016 Blog, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Mayor of Aspen to Trump upon visit: Wake up about climate change

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is in Aspen today for a fundraiser. The town’s mayor, Steve Skadron, wants the candidate to learn something while he’s there. […]...

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August 25, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Do Denver’s homeless people deserve the same rights as Monsanto? 6 questions with attorney Jason Flores-Williams

Denver police have made headlines over the past few months by “sweeping” encampments of homeless people. And critics have spoken out – including the ACLU, […]...

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August 25, 2016 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, The Mix, Uncategorized

Hancock’s affordable housing plan gets preliminary nod

A committee of Denver council members on Wednesday unanimously approved Mayor Michael Hancock’s plan to create a dedicated fund for affordable housing in the city. […]...

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August 25, 2016 Civil Rights, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

GUEST POST: An electric-power giant is poised to fall

David battling Goliath is a cliché. But how else to describe the struggle between a rural electric co-op and its powerful supplier of electricity? “David” […]...

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August 25, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Keefe: Sticker Shock and Awe

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August 25, 2016 Just In, Keefe, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Black educators in Denver say they feel mistreated. Here’s how the district plans to respond.

Listen first, then take action. That’s how Denver Public Schools officials said the state’s largest school district plans to respond to a recent report that […]...

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August 24, 2016 Education, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Unaffiliated voters getting a say in Colorado primaries? Two measures just made the ballot

  In March, Colorado’s chaotic caucuses caused confusion for caucus-goers. Say that one 10 times fast. Joking aside, the messy, party-run early nominating contests for […]...

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August 24, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Why newsrooms throughout Colorado are debating the word ‘suicide’

  Covering suicide has long been tricky for journalists. Some newspapers have a policy not to report on them, which, in the era of social […]...

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August 24, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Campaign’s under way to set the record straight on slavery in Colorado

It might come as a surprise, but the Colorado legislature unanimously approved a measure in this year’s session. Yes, approved by every single member. Amendment […]...

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August 24, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Mix

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Join The Indy for Denver DA debate, Sept. 14th

It’s often said that a district attorney has more direct power over people’s lives than a mayor. If that’s so, Denver voters need to know […]

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Bennet: Hold Us Accountable

Sen. Michael Bennet this morning made a pitch to the state’s water community for sending him back to Washington, despite the rank partisanship that characterizes […]

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