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Angry crowd confronts CDOT official over planned I-70 project

An informational meeting organized by Colorado Department of Transportation officials was overtaken by local protesters Thursday night at the Swansea Recreation Center in Central Denver. […]...

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February 17, 2017 Health, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Video: When boom times fail the bottom line

It’s a paradox: In a booming economy, why would there be cuts to schools and local fire districts across Colorado? When the governor released recommendations […]...

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February 16, 2017 In-Depth, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

WATCH: Community gathers to support immigrant Jeanette Vizguerra

Fearing deportation, longtime Denver resident and undocumented immigrant Jeanette Vizguerra entered sanctuary in a downtown church Wednesday instead of appearing at an appointment with federal […]...

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February 15, 2017 Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

The statehouse skinny: Guns, roads and rubber duckies

Editor’s note: Every week, we send a newsletter to subscribers. This week’s, which is republished below, is a conversation between The Colorado Independent’s Managing Editor […]...

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February 13, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

The contradictions at the heart of the fight over methane rules

In 2014, Colorado became the first state to regulate methane emissions from oil and gas drilling, with the goal of shrinking its carbon footprint and […]...

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February 10, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Jeffco board votes to close one elementary school in budget cuts, sparing four others

Facing fierce community opposition, Jeffco Public Schools significantly scaled back a plan to slash the district budget, with the school board voting to close one elementary […]...

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February 10, 2017 Education, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Denver journalist backs out of running the left’s ‘answer to Breitbart’

Well, that was quick. Two weeks ago I wrote here about how Denver-based journalist David Sirota would leave the International Business Times to run the editorial department of […]...

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February 9, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

Why Jeffco hasn’t considered academic performance in picking schools to close

Of five Jefferson County elementary schools recommended for closure, one recently received the state’s lowest possible rating for academic performance and another has won awards […]...

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February 9, 2017 Education, Uncategorized

Disadvantaged students more likely to be impacted by Jeffco school closures

GOLDEN – The brick school building with the turquoise trim is not far off Interstate 70, in a neighborhood of apartment buildings, a 50-unit mobile […]...

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February 6, 2017 Education, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Video: Voices and images from Denver rally to protect Muslim neighbors

The Colorado Independent’s Sarah Blume captured some of the scenes from Saturday’s Civic Center rally in reaction to President Donald Trump’s executive order barring Syrian […]...

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February 5, 2017 Immigration, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

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Indy reporter Marianne Goodland talks statehouse politics on KMGH

Indy reporter Marianne Goodland joined KMGH anchor Anne Trujillo on Sunday, Feb. 12 to talk about the latest news from the Colorado General Assembly. Goodland […]

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The Home Front: A judge says women can go topless in this Colorado city

The Coloradoan in Fort Collins has the eye-catching headline of the day with “Judge: Women can go topless” appearing on A1 above the fold. U.S. District […]

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