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Littwin’s Official Unofficial #CO2018 governor’s race rankings, Week Eight

Illustration by Mike Keefe The big question here this week at the Littwin gov panel headquarters is when the gloves will finally come off. Time […]...

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May 19, 2018 2018 Governor Race, Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

News Poetry: Dropping Mice

This morning I’ll drop a mouse into the poem as suggested by Billy Collins and I will characterize a serpent as suggested by somebody else. […]...

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May 16, 2018 Just In, News Poetry, The Mix, Uncategorized

Press Club live stream: How to Save The Denver Post

You’ve heard about the Denver Rebellion and the crisis at Colorado’s flagship newspaper. But what can you do as readers? Subscribe to The Denver Post to support […]...

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May 15, 2018 Just In, The Beats, Uncategorized

Colorado schools gave out nearly 1,800 suspensions to young students with disabilities last year

Getting sent home from school became a constant for Ben Wankel’s second-grade son last fall. It started simply enough: The cafeteria was too noisy, his […]...

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May 14, 2018 Chalkbeat, Education, In-Depth, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Guest Post: Thinking about how to think about naming Stapleton

NOTE: The Colorado Independent occasionally runs guest posts from government officials, local experts and concerned citizens on a variety of topics. These posts are meant to provide […]...

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May 14, 2018 Guest Posts, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

A sheriff’s dilemma in the face of Trump’s immigration agenda

This story is the second in a series that examines how a rural Colorado community is grappling with the uncertainties around immigration. Read the first story […]...

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May 11, 2018 High Country News, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Littwin’s Official Unofficial #CO2018 governor’s race rankings, Week Five

Illustration by Mike Keefe Now that the last in a seemingly endless series of GOP petition-signature SNAFUs has been resolved— the last in the governor’s […]...

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April 27, 2018 2018 Governor Race, Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

Boulder newspaper opinion editor fired after writing about his paper’s hedge fund owner

Three weeks later, fallout from The Denver Post’s editorial rebellion against owner Digital First Media’s hedge-fund controller hasn’t abated. On Wednesday, Dave Krieger, the editorial page editor of The Boulder Daily Camera, said […]...

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April 26, 2018 Just In, Media, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Colorado teachers rallying at the Capitol will need voters’ help to make a big change

When thousands of Colorado teachers rally at the state Capitol Thursday and Friday, it will be an unprecedented show of force that takes two-thirds of […]...

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April 26, 2018 Chalkbeat, Colorado state legislature 2018, Education, Just In, Uncategorized

Littwin’s Official Unofficial #CO2018 governor’s race rankings, Week Four

Illustration by Mike Keefe Let’s get straight to the big news. For the first time in the brief, if glorious, history of the Littwin Official […]...

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April 21, 2018 2018 Governor Race, Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

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How to save the Denver Post— Part II: This Thursday, May 17 at 6:30 p.m.

News junkies in Colorado are embroiled in a fierce debate over how best to save The Denver Post from its vampiric owners – the hedge […]

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The Home Front: A legal challenge to Boulder’s ‘ban on assault weapons’ hits 24 hours after it was voted into law

“Cody Wisniewski made good on his threat Tuesday night to sue Boulder and its council, mounting a legal challenge to the city’s ban on assault […]

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