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The Beats:

A short list of select topics

Despite urging, Hickenlooper won’t ask oil and gas regulator to reconsider appeal of Martinez ruling

Gov. John Hickenlooper will not ask the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) to reconsider its appeal of a recent court ruling requiring the […]...

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May 25, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Anadarko to close wells near Firestone explosion, citing “sensitivity”

Oil and gas operator Anadarko will permanently shut down the well linked to the fatal home explosion in Firestone and two other wells nearby, the […]...

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May 25, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Littwin: Meet the new CBO score — same as the old score

The much-anticipated CBO score is finally out for the latest iteration of Trumpcare, the one that passed the House three weeks ago without Paul Ryan […]...

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May 24, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

As GOP El Paso County Commissioners redraw their own district lines, progressive activists have a message: We’re watching

Democrats in Colorado’s heaviest Republican county are ringing alarm bells as a board of five GOP public officials sets out to redraw their own district […]...

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May 24, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

The Home Front: In Pueblo, Colorado, where Donald Trump won, 40% are on Medicaid

“Cutting the federal Medicaid program by $800 billion over a decade and the federal food stamp program by nearly 30 percent are key pieces of […]...

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May 24, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Home Front, The Mix

Charges filed in botched transgender surgery case; victim blames a broken health care system

The Denver District Attorney’s office today filed charges against a man who reportedly removed another person’s testicles last week in a botched surgery. The victim, […]...

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May 23, 2017 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Report: Subprime lending giant’s add-on “loan protections” put borrowers at risk

Leon Martinez never expected to fall prey to a sucker loan. “You read about it. You hear about it happening to people. And you kinda […]...

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May 23, 2017 In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Did the Colorado legislature’s biggest compromise set a Republican tripwire over TABOR?

UPDATE: Since this story was posted, 18th Judicial District Attorney George Brauchler, who is running for governor as a Republican, said after thinking about it […]...

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May 23, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Report: Colorado’s Ken Salazar was hired by Anadarko after Firestone explosion

Former U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar identified himself as a lawyer for oil and gas giant Anadarko immediately following a fatal home explosion in Firestone […]...

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May 23, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

A Colorado reporter finds criminal evidence— in a landfill

This story is something else. First the background: Fremont County law enforcement have been working on a cold case murder of a 17-year-old girl who was shot near Cañon […]...

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May 23, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

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The Indy’s Marianne Goodland on this week’s Politics Unplugged

This week on KMGH-7’s Politics Unplugged: the hospital provider fee, what’s next for transportation and how did the 2017 General Assembly fare?    

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As GOP El Paso County Commissioners redraw their own district lines, progressive activists have a message: We’re watching

Democrats in Colorado’s heaviest Republican county are ringing alarm bells as a board of five GOP public officials sets out to redraw their own district […]

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