Tag Archives: Boulder

Homebrew: Aurora convict back in prison after clerical mistake, but should he be?

Big mistake If a convict gets accidentally released and starts a family, takes a steady job and gets his life back on track, is it OK to […]...

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June 23, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized, Wiretap

Students say testing doesn’t work; lawmakers and Governor wrangle over opt outs

The first day it was four degrees. On the second day, the needle jumped to 15 degrees, and the sign-waving students celebrated. Those two cold […]...

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April 27, 2015 Capitol Dispatch, Education, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Fenberg’s climate-change candidacy for Colorado Senate

"Look, there’s no getting around the work we have to do on this. We have to maintain a livable planet. What’s the alternative?”...

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April 27, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Statetap: Colorado GOP shares the table with ousted Log Cabin Republicans

Sharing Space The Colorado GOP is making room at its table at the Western Conservative Summit for the Log Cabin Republicans after conference organizers disinvited […]...

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April 17, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized, Wiretap

Colorado voters clear path toward Obama’s cheap, fast internet

In Colorado, where residents in seven cities and counties this past November voted to free local government from state laws prohibiting them from offering their own internet service....

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January 26, 2015 The Mix

Statetap: JeffCo students mull school board recall drive

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....

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October 15, 2014 The Mix

Xcel Energy makes an honest mistake, you guys

  Xcel Energy, the utility giant that serves much of Colorado, was ousted by Boulder voters last year in favor of a city plan to […]...

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September 11, 2014 Just In

Map plots boomtime drilling spills (lots of them) in Colorado

Election season will heat up. The battle for local control over the oil-and gas industry will rage. And drilling will continue at its breakneck pace , which will mean more accidents and spills....

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May 15, 2014 Environment/Energy, Health, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Wiretap: The American dream, dead in the old south

In the American South, social mobility is worse than any developed country for which we have numbers. ...

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January 27, 2014 Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Wiretap: Eight bucks an hour

Twenty years, give or take, in the fast-food business, and Shonda Roberts, who now works as a cashier for KFC, makes 8 bucks an hour. Why would she strike for higher wages?...

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December 27, 2013 Environment/Energy, Politics, The Beats, The Mix


Meet Denver’s district attorney candidates

Local elections don’t always get much attention – especially a year out. But the race for the Denver district attorney is different. The office has […]

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