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Politics:

Updated: Betsy DeVos is coming to Denver Thursday to speak to the conservative group ALEC — and protesters are ready

Updated, July 18: U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s public schedule shows she will be in Denver Thursday to speak at the annual meeting of the American Legislative […]...

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July 17, 2017 Education, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Indy Weekly Podcast, Episode 9: More than 3,000 Coloradans have unregistered to vote

Two weeks ago, reporter Corey Hutchins broke the news that President Donald Trump’s voter fraud task force had demanded that Colorado Secretary of State Wayne […]...

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July 15, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

More than 3,000 Colorado voters cancelled their registration after news of Trump’s info request

Following news that a presidential task force set up by Donald Trump requested the personal information on all voters in Colorado, 3,394 of them across the […]...

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July 13, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

Barbara O’Brien has three challengers for her DPS board seat so far — and one almost pulled a big upset two years ago

A Denver father who narrowly lost a seat on the Denver Public Schools board to a well-known incumbent two years ago is running again this […]...

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July 13, 2017 Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

Secretive lobbying group heads to Denver next week. Here’s what you need to know

Updated to add statement from Rep. Leslie Herod of Denver. As a powerful organization backed by some of the nation’s wealthiest conservative families prepares to […]...

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July 13, 2017 Campaign Finance, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

The Home Front: Judge says ‘fitness test’ for Colorado Springs cops discriminated against women

“A fitness test given to Colorado Springs police officers discriminated against women and violated civil rights laws, a federal judge ruled Wednesday in a two-year […]...

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July 13, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Home Front, The Mix

Littwin: Ed Perlmutter, the might-have-been governor the Democrats let get away

In the bizarre political world in which we now live, one should be quite cautious before labeling anything either strange or unexpected because the weirdness […]...

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July 12, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

The Home Front: Crime is up 3.4% in Colorado. A rise in murders, robbery and rapes.

“Crime rates dropped or remained static in many of the nation’s 30 largest cities last year, but in Colorado the crime rate per 100,000 people […]...

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July 12, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Home Front, The Mix

Ed Perlmutter just dropped out of the Colorado governor’s race. Here’s why.

Colorado Democratic U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter, his voice shaking in his Golden office, said he just didn’t have the fire in his belly to keep running for governor […]...

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July 11, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Grassroots lawsuit aims to halt $1.2 billion highway expansion in Denver’s poorest neighborhoods

Residents and activists from some of Denver’s poorest neighborhoods sued the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), claiming projects it approved will be harmful to their environment, health, […]...

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July 11, 2017 Civil Rights, Environment/Energy, Health, Housing, Just In, Politics, The Mix

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We did it!!!

We at The Indy send a delighted thank you to our readers who were able to make Friday night’s fundraiser at the Mercury Café! It was a […]

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