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The Home Front: An arson string in Longmont torches 6 cars and a dumpster

“The sight of Edmee Knight’s Subaru Outback ablaze in the driveway of her Longmont house wasn’t a dream,” reports The Longmont Times-Call. “The fire that […]...

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June 27, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Home Front, The Mix

Littwin: The CBO tells the hard truths about Trumpcare that the GOP had hoped you’d missed

It’s official. The CBO projects that the Senate version of Trumpcare would not be quite as mean as the House version. Instead of 23 million […]...

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June 27, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear the Colorado same-sex wedding cake case. Here’s what you should know.

The U.S. Supreme Court has decided to hear a case set to pit Christian religious beliefs against gay rights over a never-baked wedding cake in […]...

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June 26, 2017 In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

GREENE: Slain preacher’s family alleges that Denver officers rigged Taser evidence

The family of the homeless street preacher killed in Denver’s jail in 2010 wants the new district attorney to investigate whether the officers responsible switched […]...

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June 26, 2017 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Greene, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, Uncategorized

The Home Front: The U.S might not, but Boulder County is likely to commit to the Paris climate accord

“Boulder County commissioners signaled Friday that they’re likely to adopt a resolution declaring the county’s commitment to upholding the goals of the Paris climate agreement,” […]...

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June 26, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Home Front, The Mix

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

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The Home Front: An arson string in Longmont torches 6 cars and a dumpster

“The sight of Edmee Knight’s Subaru Outback ablaze in the driveway of her Longmont house wasn’t a dream,” reports The Longmont Times-Call. “The fire that […]

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