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Tag Archives: Research

Study: Political leadership, policy draw green jobs, capital to Colorado

Study: Political leadership, policy draw green jobs, capital to Colorado

A new report by an independent Montana-based nonprofit research group indicates Colorado is well ahead of other Rocky Mountain states in developing a green energy […]...

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June 16, 2010 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
New York report blasts gas industry as GarCo weighs FRAC Act resolution

New York report blasts gas industry as GarCo weighs FRAC Act resolution

Even as the Garfield County commissioners today take up debate on a resolution regarding the FRAC (Fracturing Responsibility and Awareness of Chemicals) Act, an environmental […]...

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November 9, 2009 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
Oil shale backers blast Salazar, but Ritter supports lease limitations

Oil shale backers blast Salazar, but Ritter supports lease limitations

Even as Interior Secretary Ken Salazar was announcing new environmental reforms for the next round of oil shale research and development leases on public lands […]...

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October 21, 2009 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
CU Student Wins Grant for Indigenous Diabetes Study

CU Student Wins Grant for Indigenous Diabetes Study

A University of Colorado Ph.D. student received a $4.2 million grant to study how best to prevent and treat diabetes in American Indians and Alaska […]...

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March 21, 2008 Uncategorized
DeGette’s Stem Cell Bill Hearing Airing on C-SPAN Now

DeGette’s Stem Cell Bill Hearing Airing on C-SPAN Now

Watch the live proceedings on RealMedia:...

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January 11, 2007 Politics
Kansas Senator Plans Stem Cell Filibuster

Kansas Senator Plans Stem Cell Filibuster

Conservative pundit Bob Novak reports that Kansas Senator Sam Brownback is planning to lead a “mini-filibuster” of Colorado Rep. Diana DeGette’s reintroduction of a bill […]...

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January 4, 2007 Politics

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Climate paradox: More snow, less water?

Juggling Colorado’s already stretched water resources is going to get even tougher in the decades ahead.

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THE BLOGS

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Mike Keefe’s animal magnetism

The Colorado Independent and Beacon Reader have joined forces to help bring Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist Mike Keefe’s work back to Colorado readers on a weekly basis.

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EVENTS

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Watch: Pulitzer-winning Mike Keefe talks cartooning, independent media

Mike Keefe has been a Colorado editorial cartoonist for three decades. He left the downsizing Denver Post in 2011, the year after he won a Pulitzer prize, and now he’s working with the Colorado Independent. Join our virtual event.

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