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Again: A Denver sheriff’s deputy, a homeless man and a Taser
October 20, 2014 / No Comments

A Denver sheriff's deputy attempted to use a Taser on an apparent vagrant the same morning a jury slapped the city with an historic penalty in the death of a homeless man Tasered by deputies at the city jail. > read more

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Statetap: Plugging a mine; plugging for Udall
October 20, 2014 / No Comments

State workers stopped up an abandoned mine that spews toxic heavy metals into the Peru Creek — a tributary of Snake River which ends up in Dillon Reservoir — in Summit County last week. Will the work finally stop the spewing? > read more

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Wiretap: A ‘dark day for democracy’ in Texas
October 20, 2014 / No Comments

"If voters can't be protected after findings of intentional racial discrimination and a permanent injunction in a case where there was a year of discovery, nine days of trial and a comprehensive District Court opinion, when will they be?" > read more

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DemocracyNow! on Colorado’s top two election races, featuring Mike Littwin
October 17, 2014 / 1 Comment

Colorado politics is U.S. politics in miniature and not at all pleasant. Yet! Littwin and Goodman manage to make the state of affairs interesting and entertaining. > read more

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DemocracyNow! on Marvin Booker, featuring Susan Greene
October 17, 2014 / 2 Comments

DemocracyNow! host Amy Goodman this morning spoke with Pastor Reginald Holmes and Colorado Independent Editor Susan Greene on the historic excessive-force verdict handed down against Denver on Tuesday. > read more

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Statetap: Evangelicals for Ebola; Snoop Dogg for Dunafon
October 16, 2014 / 4 Comments

Focus on the Family on Wednesday denounced its talk-radio host's take on Ebola: "It could solve America's problems with atheism, homosexuality, sexual promiscuity, pornography and abortion." > read more

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Wiretap: Ebola as limited medical problem; large psychological problem
October 16, 2014 / 1 Comment

  An Ebola-infected nurse boarded a Frontier Airlines flight from Dallas to Cleveland, and the Ebola crisis moved to full-blown Ebola panic. It’s not just […] > read more

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Faith leaders target Denver mayor in wake of Booker verdict
October 15, 2014 / 3 Comments

DENVER — There were balloons on the front steps of Denver’s detention center Tuesday. Lots of them, in red, black and green. Holding the strings […] > read more

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Sen. Hart to DenPost on Gardner endorsement: You talked to whom, exactly?
October 15, 2014 / 5 Comments

  Colorado statesman Gary Hart does not get it, at all. He is calling the Denver Post‘s endorsement of Congressman Cory Gardner in his race […] > read more

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Watch: Booker supporters rally in wake of jury ruling
October 15, 2014 / No Comments

Speakers led a call to action, asking Denver residents and officials to work together to change the culture of abuse that has marked security force interactions with residents for decades. > read more

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Wiretap: We designed the chemical weapons we were looking for in Iraq
October 15, 2014 / No Comments

C.J. Chivers reports on the pre-1992 chemical arms buried in Iraq. They were used in Iraq's war with Iran and then found new victims between 2004 and 2011: American and Iraqi troops. > read more

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Statetap: JeffCo students mull school board recall drive
October 15, 2014 / No Comments

JeffCo Students for Change organized a rally in Clement Park to consider throwing the bums out. Not related: Colorado breweries rocked this year's Great American Beer Festival, of course. > read more