The Beats:

A short list of select topics

Protesters, police keep calm at demonstration for Denver youth shot by police

A mixed bag of slam poets, parents and activists gathered Saturday to protest the July 2 police shooting of a 20-year-old. With video. ...

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September 1, 2014 Criminal Justice, The Mix

Who’s afraid of Jon Caldara’s school board sunshine?

  Jon Caldara, the controversial president of the Independence Institute free-market think tank in Colorado, has succeeded in doing what many might see as the […]...

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September 1, 2014 Education, Elections 2014, Politics, The Beats

NextGen targets Gardner-Koch Brother ties

  Seizing upon conversations leaked to the media this week from a secretive Southern California fundraising retreat, environmental politics group NextGen Climate released a Web […]...

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August 29, 2014 Elections 2014, Environment/Energy, Just In: Elections 2014, Politics, The Beats

Littwin: Yes, send down the troops, Bob

  Bob Beauprez has done it again. He talked. And you know what happens whenever Beauprez opens his mouth. That’s right. He reminds us why […]...

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August 29, 2014 Immigration, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Udall campaign pivots to NSA and privacy

  Remember a few weeks ago when we considered how little online privacy was coming up in the hot, heavy and increasingly nasty U.S. Senate race […]...

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August 28, 2014 Civil Rights, Just In: Elections 2014, Political Ad Watch, Politics, The Beats

Gas patch resident fracking concerns not going away any time soon

Coloradans living in the northern Front Range gas patch are moving forward with the movement to wrest greater control over drilling in their cities and towns, despite recent events....

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August 28, 2014 Environment/Energy, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Wiretap: No strategy can work in Syria

Fred Kaplan writes in Slate that although everyone hates ISIS the United States should not bomb ISIS in Syria, not unless there’s a coalition army to support there. The only winner would be Bashar Al Assad. ...

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August 28, 2014 Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

National climate news sends ripples across Colorado Senate contest

  The New York Times today reported that President Obama is seeking to circumnavigate the gridlocked Congress in an effort to “forge a sweeping international […]...

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August 27, 2014 Environment/Energy, Just In: Elections 2014, Politics, The Beats

Evangelicals push from the right for immigration reform with ‘The Stranger’ documentary

Generally conservative Catholic and Evangelical groups may have more success persuading Republican voters and politicians to take another look at immigration reform....

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August 27, 2014 Civil Rights, Immigration, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Rocky Mountain Gun Owners vs. small town library?

It's shaping up to be a small town showdown straight out of an old West tail: gun-rights group Rocky Mountain Gun Owners is threatening to wage a legal battle on it's own turf against the Clearview Library District in Windsor, where RMGO is...

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August 27, 2014 Politics

Rocky Mountain Climate Watch: Who wants to visit the cryosphere?

It would be hard to do a climate change journey without visiting the cryosphere, that part of the Earth’s surface which is frozen all the time. The biggest slices are at the poles, but the rest is in the high mountains.

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Ferguson from the Mile High City

  Three of us on the wrestling team were headed to a downtown Turkish sauna to sweat off a few pounds before the next day’s […]

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Open Media, Open House

IT’S THE END of summer, but don’t despair. We’re throwing a party this Thursday night, between 7 and 9, and you’re invited. It’s an open house, sort of, […]

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"Summer Is..." installation outside Denver Art Museum
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Car wash #1
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"Stillness before the storm," by Miles Moffeit
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