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Tag Archives: Murder

Alan Berg: 30 years since the death of the Denver radio legend

“His humor was always political. He could be just as nasty with knee-jerk liberals or self-righteous members of minority groups. He criticized without any prejudice."...

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June 17, 2014 Just In, Politics, The Beats
Slain Colorado Corrections Chief Clements No Friend to Prison Culture Inertia

Slain Colorado Corrections Chief Clements No Friend to Prison Culture Inertia

Prison work is an insular occupation. Corrections officials tend to inhabit a culture unto themselves-- tight-lipped, low profile and tough as nails. Tom Clements was an exception....

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March 21, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, Top Stories
Appeals Exhausted for Colorado Chuck E. Cheese’s Killer

Appeals Exhausted for Colorado Chuck E. Cheese’s Killer

The United States Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear the appeal of death-row prisoner Nathan Dunlap, the Colorado man convicted of the 1993 murder of four employees at an Aurora Chuck E. Cheese’s restaurant. Dunlap's fate is now in...

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February 19, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
In calling himself mainstream, Renfroe jumpstarts senate race

In calling himself mainstream, Renfroe jumpstarts senate race

On the floor of the state senate, firebrand social conservative lawmaker Scott Renfroe has compared homosexuality to murder and lambasted the governor for not calling out the national guard on medical marijuana protesters. But Renfroe is up for reelection and...

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June 10, 2010 Center Well, LGBTQ, Politics, Top Stories
CD3 candidate Beeson catches cold case murder straight out of Hollywood

CD3 candidate Beeson catches cold case murder straight out of Hollywood

Ninth Judicial District DA Martin Beeson, one of two Republican challengers seeking U.S. Rep. John Salazar’s Third Congressional District seat, may be too busy to […]...

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November 20, 2009 Blog, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
Pols Wake Up To Cold Case Crisis

Pols Wake Up To Cold Case Crisis

Many lawmakers indicated surprise and some indignation earlier this month when state Rep. Paul Weissmann proposed abolishing the death penalty in Colorado and using some […]...

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February 22, 2007 Politics

ELECTIONS 2014

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Gardner and Udall have raised and spent millions, but the real money is independent

In what’s shaping up to be one of the most influential congressional races in the nation, U.S. Sen. Mark Udall raised $1.74 million during April and May and spent just over $2 million. His Republican challenger, Rep. Cory Gardner, raised just over $1.5 million and spent roughly $600,000.

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THE BLOGS

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News Poem: ‘Birds of the Flood’

In the morning, the dog puked after lapping from a puddle. / He refused a bowl from the tap as if he knew better.

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EVENTS

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‘It ain’t Latin’: A news-stained poetry happening

Where are poetry and journalism coming together today? Right here at the Colorado Independent and live in Denver, July 26 at the Lighthouse Writers Workshop.

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