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Tag Archives: Law

A fight over independent pharmacies rages in Colorado

Should people in rural communities be allowed to buy medications from the pharmacies of their choice or should they be forced to order their prescriptions […]...

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April 18, 2016 Health, Just In, The Mix

Did Cynthia Coffman push for a failed anti-abortion bill?

Attorney General Cynthia Coffman, who has carefully skirted the abortion issue for the past year, found herself front and center today on the issue during […]...

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April 7, 2016 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

The West braces for rise in mosquito-borne diseases

This story first appeared on High Country News. Sammie Dickson, manager of the Salt Lake City Mosquito Abatement District, is fielding calls lately that go […]...

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March 31, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

Rainwater harvesting may no longer be outlawed in Colorado

Good news for urban farmers. Colorado may soon lose its dubious distinction as the only state in the country to outlaw collecting rooftop runoff in […]...

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March 30, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Suicide shadows Colorado’s ‘pray the gay away’ debate

  Brad Allen was 31 when he planned to stage his suicide to look like an accident. He wouldn’t leave a note. “I would just […]...

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March 9, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Could this be the year for rain-water barrels in Colorado?

Colorado is the only state in the country that outlaws rainwater collection, a popular conservation technique among urban farmers and gardeners that has some rural […]...

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March 8, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

Colorado outlaws rain barrels. Can the ban be lifted?

Put a bucket under your downspout and collect rain running off your roof to water your garden. You’re an outlaw in Colorado. Critics have lambasted […]...

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February 24, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

How lawmakers may fix a mini-truck dealer’s plight

  Mini-truck dealer Pat Malloy just wants to make a living. And Rep. Jon Becker, a Fort Morgan Republican, hopes to help. Malloy lives outside of […]...

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February 1, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Marijuana may be legal in Colorado, but for immigrants it’s still risky

Immigrants in Colorado face their own version of reefer madness as they deal with a dichotomy in state and federal drug laws that is especially […]...

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October 28, 2015 Civil Rights, Health, Just In, The Mix
Denver Grand Jury Rules Gessler Broke No Laws With His Spending

Denver Grand Jury Rules Gessler Broke No Laws With His Spending

Depending on your point of view, there’s good news and bad in the case of Secretary of state Scott Gessler and the $1,278 in public funds he spent to attend a Republican conference in August....

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June 20, 2013 Center Well, Politics

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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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The Gray Box: The inhumanity of solitary confinement

This story, written by Colorado Independent editor Susan Greene, is among the work for which she is being honored this week by the ACLU of […]

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