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The Mix:

News and analysis pulled from the rush

Hell and High Water: Unexpected troubles along Colorado’s South Platte River

In places along the South Platte River, people are suffering from too much water.  Basements are flooding, sewage systems are being damaged, and the rising […]...

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April 25, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

EVENT: 2017 Heroes of Sustainability Fundraiser

Join the Alliance for Sustainable Colorado on April 27, 2017 at the Sheraton downtown 6 p.m. for its annual Hero of Sustainability event, a dinner, […]...

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April 25, 2017 Events, The Mix, Upcoming Events

Meet the “Mod Squad”: centrist state Senate lawmakers who don’t always toe the party line

In July 2012, Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, refused to bake a wedding cake for a same-sex couple, citing his Christian beliefs. […]...

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April 25, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Homeowners forced to sell their mineral rights may get longer review period

The first step toward creating a level playing field for mineral rights owners won a preliminary okay from the House Tuesday, but faces an uncertain […]...

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April 25, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Political strong-arming, or just a simple mistake? You decide

Updated at 3:40 p.m. to add statement from Rep. Daneya Esgar of Pueblo on her vote. For the past 15 days, House Democrats have held […]...

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April 25, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

The Home Front: National monuments, mobile homes and a gas leak explosion

Donald Trump’s executive order on national monuments could impact Colorado sites, the Denver Post reports today, calling into question decades of monument designations. Trump is expected […]...

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April 25, 2017 Just In, The Home Front, The Mix

GREENE: Losing their religion

Science, they say, is a left-brained endeavor. But, in light of Saturday’s March on Science, The Colorado Independent sought out some decidedly right-brained conversations with three Coloradans working […]...

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April 24, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Complaint alleges a Colorado jail guard pepper-gassed a room of Muslim inmates

A corrections officer in a Colorado prison gassed a room full of Muslim inmates at the Sterling Correctional Facility in part because of their religion, a […]...

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April 24, 2017 Civil Rights, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Listen: The Indy’s Corey Hutchins on the end of free speech zones on Colorado college campuses

The Colorado Independent’s Corey Hutchins appeared on Colorado Public Radio this morning to discuss the end of “free speech zones” on Colorado’s public university campuses. Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper […]...

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April 24, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

The Home Front: Colorado embraces government drones

“With drones, government officials can zoom through rugged canyons in search of missing hikers, hover over charred landscapes to assess wildfire damage and float above […]...

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April 24, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Home Front, The Mix

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EVENT: 2017 Heroes of Sustainability Fundraiser

Join the Alliance for Sustainable Colorado on April 27, 2017 at the Sheraton downtown 6 p.m. for its annual Hero of Sustainability event, a dinner, […]

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Colorado secretary of state on 2016 Electoral College vote: ‘They’re investigating’

  “They’re investigating.” That’s what Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams said this week about the state attorney general’s office and a probe into what […]

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