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The Beats:

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The Stapleton Foundation nixes the S-word from its name

The Stapleton Foundation is dropping the word “Stapleton” from its name in response to residents’ growing frustration that their northeast Denver community honors the memory […]...

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December 15, 2017 Civil Rights, Housing, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs

Civil rights and community groups: Adjust inflated Denver elementary school ratings

The leaders of six community groups issued a joint letter Thursday calling on the Denver school board to immediately correct what they called misleading and […]...

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December 15, 2017 Chalkbeat, Education, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Meet the ‘world’s only full-time hemp reporter’— right here in Colorado

News readers in Colorado might recognize the name Kristen Wyatt, who wrote for The Associated Press for 17 years— her last seven as Colorado’s statehouse reporter. But […]...

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December 15, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

The Home Front: Gov. Hickenlooper chooses ‘arguably the most left-leaning of the three women nominated’ for State Supreme Court seat

Six of Colorado’s largest newspapers put yesterday’s news that the FCC voted to end net neutrality on their front pages today. I would not underrate […]...

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December 15, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Home Front, The Mix

Colorado lawmakers could change how they handle harassment complaints. Here’s why. And what you should know about harassment at the Capitol.

UPDATE: On Friday, legislative leaders agreed to change the way the legislature handles allegations of harassment at the Capitol by hiring a human resources professional […]...

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December 14, 2017 Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Dozens of gravely ill Coloradans request aid-in-dying medication in policy’s first year

An estimated 45 to 55 terminally ill adults have requested prescriptions for life-ending medication in the year since Colorado voters legalized medical aid-in-dying, advocacy group […]...

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December 14, 2017 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

NEWSFLASH: FCC votes to repeal net neutrality

The Federal Communications Commission, led by Chairman Ajit Pai, voted this morning to repeal 2015 net neutrality rules and thus allow internet service providers to […]...

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December 14, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Gentrification is changing Denver schools. These steps aim to address that.

To address declining enrollment and combat segregation, Denver Public Schools should consider a number of steps including creating a clear and community-driven process for consolidating […]...

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December 14, 2017 Education, Housing, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

The Home Front: ‘There is no contingency plan’ for the estimated 90k Colorado families who rely on CHIP for basic healthcare

“Everyone from government officials to late night hosts are sounding the alarm as the Child Health Insurance Program runs out of money, putting almost nine […]...

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December 14, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Home Front, The Mix

Littwin: Will somebody please tell Cory Gardner that Republicans lost in Alabama?

Excuse me if I take the local angle on the huge national story, in which Democrat Doug Jones shocked the political world by getting himself […]...

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December 13, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

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The Stapleton Foundation nixes the S-word from its name

The Stapleton Foundation is dropping the word “Stapleton” from its name in response to residents’ growing frustration that their northeast Denver community honors the memory […]

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