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Littwin: Lebsock blames #metoo for harassment claims because you knew somebody would

If you ever had any questions about why so many women keep silent in the face of sexual harassment or even sexual assault, why some […]...

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November 15, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

6 takeaways from 7 GOP candidates for governor in Colorado

Over burgers and beer in a historic fort in Weld County’s gas patch Monday night, seven Republicans running for governor largely agreed on issues ranging […]...

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November 14, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Denver denies open records request for call logs tied to a city-issued cellphone

Tim Lomas was puzzled over the summer when a Denver city inspector quickly closed the complaint he had filed about his neighbor’s dog-grooming business. “To […]...

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

The Home Front: Why a clean-air advocate is suing Colorado Springs for defaming her character

“A Monument clean-air advocate filed a defamation suit against the city of Colorado Springs on Monday, alleging that city officials and elected leaders smeared her […]...

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November 14, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Home Front, The Mix

George Brauchler ditches the governor’s race to run for attorney general

In August, when the Republican side of the governor’s race was still shaping up and District Attorney George Brauchler was atop of the field, he […]...

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November 13, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs

The Home Front: A ‘startling statistic’ about youth suicide in Mesa County, Colorado

“Nearly 60 percent of people who attempted suicide in Mesa County during a roughly six-month period earlier this year were under the age of 30,  […]...

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November 13, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Home Front

Two strikes, one hit for The Centrist Project’s test run in Colorado’s local elections

The Centrist Project, a national group that hopes to get unaffiliated candidates elected to the Colorado legislature next year, won a race and lost two […]...

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November 10, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Colorado Dem House speaker strips Dem of chairmanship after harassment allegations, urges him to resign

UPDATE: Since the news broke Friday, Westminster Democratic Rep. Faith Winter said she will file a formal complaint against Democratic Rep. Steve Lebsock, which would […]...

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November 10, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

GUEST POST | Colorado Hamilton Elector: Why I’m leaving the Democratic Party

NOTE: The Colorado Independent occasionally runs guest posts from government officials, local experts and concerned citizens on a variety of topics. These posts are meant […]...

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November 10, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Home Front, The Mix

The Home Front: FLC biz school dean: ‘It makes me happy to know I work at an institute that takes climate change seriously’

“A day after President Donald Trump’s choice for the White House’s top environmental official expressed doubts over the link between human activity and climate change, […]...

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November 10, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Home Front, The Mix

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The Home Front: Longmont coughs up $200,000 for ‘warrantless police dog searches’ at a subsidized apartment

“Longmont on Tuesday announced that it has agreed to pay $210,000 to four tenants of The Suites and their ACLU attorneys as part of a […]

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