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Tag Archives: Denver

An evening with Clarence Moses-EL

ATTENTION news junkies, civil libertarians, and anyone familiar with the twisted case against Clarence Moses-EL, who spent 28 years behind bars on a wrongful conviction: […]...

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September 21, 2017 The Mix

Here’s what Betsy DeVos had to say in Denver about DACA, student loans and opting out of state tests

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s first multi-state school tour of her tenure took her Wednesday to a private Denver autism center, where she encouraged schools […]...

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September 13, 2017 Education, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Wiretap: Floridians may know their hurricanes, but few storms are anything like Irma

It will be a while before they can assess the damage that Hurricane Irma has left in its wake, but what we do know for […]...

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September 11, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Denver coalition releases step-by-step guide seeking to end school-to-prison pipeline

Denver education and community leaders Thursday launched a how-to guide to help more schools implement “restorative practices,” an alternative to traditional discipline methods that seeks […]...

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September 1, 2017 Education, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Head of Denver schools: Removing DACA protections for undocumented immigrants would be ‘catastrophic’

Rolling back protections for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children would prove “catastrophic” for Denver Public Schools and the city, DPS Superintendent […]...

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August 31, 2017 Immigration, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Keefe: When ALEC comes to town

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July 23, 2017 Just In, Keefe, The Mix, Uncategorized

Secretive lobbying group heads to Denver next week. Here’s what you need to know

Updated to add statement from Rep. Leslie Herod of Denver. As a powerful organization backed by some of the nation’s wealthiest conservative families prepares to […]...

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July 13, 2017 Campaign Finance, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

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

Disability rights organization rallies at Sen. Gardner’s office

In the 90-plus degree heat Thursday, protesters from ADAPT rallied at Skyline Park against Republican Sen. Cory Gardner’s stance on the U. S. Senate’s health […]...

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July 6, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

The Indy Weekly Podcast, Episode 5: We need to talk about eviction

Tina Griego, our managing editor, recently realized that for all the stories she’d written over the years about affordable housing, gentrification and changing neighborhoods in […]...

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June 16, 2017 Griego, Housing, Housing crisis, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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The Home Front: Dozens of Denver officers disciplined for ‘violating the department’s body camera policy’

“Dozens of Denver police officers have been disciplined so far this year for violating the department’s body camera policy, and the city’s police watchdog is […]

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