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Grassroots lawsuit aims to halt $1.2 billion highway expansion in Denver’s poorest neighborhoods

Residents and activists from some of Denver’s poorest neighborhoods sued the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), claiming projects it approved will be harmful to their environment, health, […]...

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July 11, 2017 Civil Rights, Environment/Energy, Health, Housing, Just In, Politics, The Mix

Statetap: Future of Colorado teen contraceptive program uncertain

Officials say they'll need $5 million to keep the program going and, although everyone agrees the decline in unwanted pregnancy and abortion is a good thing, the new Republican-controlled state Senate may be reluctant to fund contraception....

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December 2, 2014 The Mix

At 87, and not the work of a firing squad

Gabriel Garcia Marquez died Thursday at 87. Cancer....

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April 18, 2014 Reporter's Notebook, The Blogs
Millions of U.S. cancer patients forgo treatment due to cost

Millions of U.S. cancer patients forgo treatment due to cost

At least 2 million Americans whose cancer went into remission decided against getting recommended follow up treatment mostly because their health insurance wouldn’t fully cover […]...

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August 30, 2010 Blog, Health, Politics
Cañon City uranium contamination looms over Montrose mill battle

Cañon City uranium contamination looms over Montrose mill battle

MONTROSE -- Many residents of Montrose County and surrounding counties in Southwest Colorado, have stood in opposition to the proposed Piñon Ridge uranium mill. "Not in my back yard," they say. Cañon City residents support the opposition. They didn't take...

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September 25, 2009 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Health, Politics, Top Stories

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Leadership at the League of Women Voters in Colorado split over redistricting campaign

The president of the League of Women Voters of Colorado, a nonpartisan voter education group that lent its name and credibility to a revamped campaign to […]

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