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Colorado high schools aren’t sending many students to top colleges, report finds

Most Colorado high schools aren’t sending their graduates to the nation’s highest ranked colleges and universities, a new report finds. Only 4 percent of high […]...

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December 19, 2017 Chalkbeat, Education, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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

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

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

Interior Department’s Climate Science Centers persevere

Will Badlands National Park have enough forage in the future for its bison herds? Can the Wind River Reservation manage tribal water storage to account […]...

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December 11, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Redistricting in Colorado: Clearing hurdles, looming court fight, pick ups and putdowns

A bipartisan group seeking to change the way Colorado draws its political boundaries has moved one step closer to its goal — and toward a […]...

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December 8, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

The Colorado Independent is fighting to unseal secret records in a death penalty case

Update: George Brauchler’s office has asked for another two-week extension to submit its legal objections to The Independent’s motion to unseal documents about prosecutorial misconduct. […]...

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December 8, 2017 Criminal Justice, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

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Support The Indy at the Denver Press Club with guest bartender Dick Lamm!

Former Colorado Gov. Richard Lamm will return to the Denver Press Club as a guest bartender next Tuesday, Jan. 9 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 […]

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News Poetry: Upon Learning that Butterflies Existed Sixty Million Years Before Flowers

We must now amend our theories of desire, our understanding of what transforms flesh so that it may feed on the nectar hidden deep within […]

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