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News poetry: Fracking elegy

Cracks in the pavement cracks in the wall— where do I go if my house cracks like a duck egg? Where do mule deer and black bears, elk and prairie dogs […]...

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June 25, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, news poems, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

News poetry: Fracking Accident, Firestone, Colorado

Circulatory systems beneath the once-prairie, now cul-de-sac, now-charter school, below Oak Meadows, a new suburb in the once-outback of the West. Underground infrastructure unmapped, a […]...

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June 24, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, news poems, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Uncovering ‘a mess’ at Colorado’s state mental hospital

Some recent reporting by The Pueblo Chieftain in southern Colorado got the attention of local officials this month with a series of stories that chronicled problems plaguing the state […]...

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

The Home Front: ‘This is the first I’ve viewed the legislation,’ says Cory Gardner, one of 13 senators tasked with writing new healthcare law

Nine out of about a dozen of the state’s largest newspapers carried news on the front page today about a healthcare bill Republicans in the […]...

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June 23, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Home Front, The Mix

Can a ‘Centrist Project’ break the power of political parties in Colorado? They’re trying.

A group of centrist political strategists have moved into Colorado with the aim of installing enough independent lawmakers into power in next year’s elections to deny political […]...

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June 22, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

The Home Front: Criminal case against ex-CU assistant football coach stalls over cell phone access

“The criminal case against Joe Tumpkin, the former University of Colorado assistant football coach accused of assaulting his ex-girlfriend, has stalled as attorneys fight over […]...

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June 22, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Home Front

The Home Front | Hickenlooper to refugees: ‘Whatever else is happening, Colorado is here for you’

“Colorado’s governor, refugees and the volunteers who help them re-create their lives marked World Refugee Day on Tuesday with a state Capitol celebration tempered by […]...

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June 21, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Home Front, The Mix

This church is offering sanctuary to immigrants in one of America’s most conservative cities

A national movement of clergy in the Trump-era offering their churches as safe harbors for immigrants has taken hold in Colorado’s second largest city— and […]...

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June 20, 2017 Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

The Home Front: Boulder is hiring the city’s first Diversity Officer

“Boulder is deciding among three finalists for the position of ‘diversity officer,’ a new role the city created to increase diversity and inclusivity within its […]...

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June 19, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Home Front, The Mix

In Colorado, Trump administration’s move to keep DACA for immigrants brings relief, frustration, and determination

Immigrants rights and advocacy groups in Colorado say they are hesitantly hopeful following the Trump administration’s decision to keep a program that protects some younger immigrants from deportation. Department […]...

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June 16, 2017 Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

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News poetry: Fracking elegy

Cracks in the pavement cracks in the wall— where do I go if my house cracks like a duck egg? Where do mule deer and black bears, elk and prairie dogs […]

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