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The Beats:

A short list of select topics

Texas Roadhouse to racist waitress: Hit the road

A Greeley waitress broke from the modern expression of racial resentment, coded language and red-herring-ism by using explicit hate speech on Twitter. (This, by the […]...

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July 25, 2016 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Former instructor prevails in free speech lawsuit against Adams State

  In 2015, Danny LeDonne published a series of articles criticizing his former employer, Adams State University. The school retaliated with a “No Trespass Order” […]...

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July 25, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Is Colorado still a battleground state? Top pollster and analyst says no.

This week, one of Colorado’s most quotable pollsters and political analysts dropped a bomb. “Colorado is no longer a battleground state,” wrote Floyd Ciruli on […]...

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

Beleaguered DougCo school board members get a show of support

After months of public outcry against Douglas County school board members Judith Reynolds and Meghann Silverthorn, conservatives are marshaling a cheerleading effort for the embattled […]...

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July 22, 2016 Education, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Judge for yourself: Was Joe Valverde surrendering when killed by Denver cop?

If only life moved in slower motion. That’s what nags at Isabelle Padilla every time she watches images of Denver police gunning down her son, […]...

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July 22, 2016 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Littwin: Trump is right. This is a dark and frightening time in America.

Donald Trump is right. This is a dark and frightening time in America. How else to describe the moment in which thousands of Republican delegates […]...

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July 22, 2016 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

What were undercover agents doing at an anti-fracking protest in Colorado?

  Local and federal undercover law enforcement agents were assigned to monitor an anti-fracking demonstration in Lakewood this spring, according to emails and a report in […]...

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July 21, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Crackdowns on homeless camps follow Hancock’s ‘State of the City’ speech

On July 11, Mayor Michael Hancock delivered a “State of the City” address full of soaring, hopeful rhetoric about transportation, equitable development and “innovative projects” […]...

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July 21, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Littwin: RNC Day Three – How Ted Cruz became the most reviled person in the room

On the third night of the Republican convention, Ted Cruz did the impossible. He replaced Hillary Clinton as the most reviled person in the room. […]...

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July 21, 2016 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

The Department of Natural Resources grossly misreported the cost of the state water plan

Gov. John Hickenlooper’s administration vastly miscalculated the cost of Colorado’s first statewide water plan. Earlier this month, the Colorado Department of Natural Resources provided The […]...

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July 20, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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Join us Sunday for an evening with Mike Littwin

Dear readers, If you’re looking for reassurance after the GOP and Democratic conventions, you’ve come to the wrong place. But if you need someone who […]

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Texas Roadhouse to racist waitress: Hit the road

A Greeley waitress broke from the modern expression of racial resentment, coded language and red-herring-ism by using explicit hate speech on Twitter. (This, by the […]

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