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Colorado just got a new centrist third party. Here’s what that means.

This week, swing state Colorado gained a new political party. Its slogan: “Not right, not left, but forward.” The Unity Party, which pitches itself as […]...

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

Littwin: We may have known the truth, but it was still shocking to see Comey call Trump a liar

Because we live in the age of Donald Trump, in which truth is not exactly the coin of the realm, it may be tempting to […]...

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June 8, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Aurora school board member criticized for comments about immigrants

Facing criticism for her recent comments about immigrants, an Aurora school board member Tuesday offered a lengthy, emotional response that emphasized the importance of following […]...

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June 7, 2017 Education, Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

What you should know about Cory Gardner’s meeting with accused human rights abuser Rodrigo Duterte

Last week, Colorado’s Republican U.S. Senator, Cory Gardner, met with Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte in Manila. The news came as a surprise to political observers […]...

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June 6, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs

Gentrification is changing Denver’s schools. This initiative aims to do something about it.

A citywide effort to review how rapid gentrification is changing Denver’s public schools — and come up with ideas to combat the most pernicious effects […]...

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June 6, 2017 Education, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Trump had his say about the Paris climate accord, and Hickenlooper responded. But what will Hick do?

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper often brings smiles to the faces of activists when he talks about climate change. But what will he do in his […]...

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June 6, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Mix

Littwin: Trump hits new low; world can’t help but notice

Think back to 9/11, back when thousands of New Jersey Muslims were not actually cheering the destruction of the World Trade Center, and try to […]...

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June 6, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

When closing a Denver school, engaging the community to help can prove a balancing act

The cluster of adults ambled from classroom to classroom at Denver’s McGlone Academy. They peeked in as fifth-graders brainstormed essays about Nazi Germany, fourth-graders answered […]...

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June 5, 2017 Education, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

The Indy Weekly Podcast, Episode 3: Colorado’s $9 billion transportation to-do list

During the 2017 legislative session, finding a way to pay down some of Colorado’s $9 billion list of fixes to roads and bridges was a […]...

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June 5, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Colorado mayors to Trump: We’ll take on the Paris climate accord ourselves

Following President Donald Trump’s announcement that the U.S. will pull out from the voluntary Paris climate agreement to reduce global warming, a handful of mayors […]...

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June 2, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs

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Dance like independent media depends on it!

We at The Indy aren’t big on rubber chicken dinners. But we love to dance. Join us on the evening of Friday, July 14th to […]

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The U.S. Supreme Court will hear the Colorado same-sex wedding cake case. Here’s what you should know.

The U.S. Supreme Court has decided to hear a case set to pit Christian religious beliefs against gay rights over a never-baked wedding cake in […]

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