THE MIX

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The middle class is shrinking in Colorado

Coloradans are under too much financial pressure to achieve a middle-class lifestyle, even with what are considered middle-class earnings, according to a study released this […] > read more

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GUEST POST: With Kavanaugh nomination, the threat to gut Roe becomes real

One of the defining characteristics of Colorado is that we are a pro-choice state, and have been since we became the first state to allow […] > read more

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Attention all womenfolk!

What are you steamed about? The heat? The traffic? The primary election results? Our mess of an immigration  policy? The Supreme Court nomination? The handcuffing […] > read more

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Lawmakers reconsider Gold Dome’s sexual harassment policy after session fraught with allegations

On a hot Monday morning this week, Colorado lawmakers returned to a mostly empty committee room at the state Capitol to try to bring closure […] > read more

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The Home Front: ‘Major victory’ for grass-roots effort ‘to see Colorado schools funded more equitably’

“For those behind the statewide, grass-roots effort to see Colorado schools funded more equitably and at a higher level, Wednesday marked a major victory,” reports […] > read more

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News Poetry: Waxing

Everyone’s cranky. The bees are cross though they don’t know the president, though they take a dim view of outsiders to their hives, though they […] > read more

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Walker Stapleton chose lawmaker Lang Sias as his running mate. Here’s what that means.

Against a backdrop of military fighter jets in a Denver aerospace museum, State Treasurer Walker Stapleton revealed Republican lawmaker Lang Sias, a former Top Gun […] > read more

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Colorado 2018 election: Where Jared Polis and Walker Stapleton stand on education

What do the candidates for governor of Colorado think about school funding and school choice? How would they address the achievement gap? And what educational […] > read more

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I-70 expansion contractor to reconsider plans for 24/7 construction through 2023

News that construction on the I-70 expansion through Denver could run 24/7 for the next 65 months drew prompt backlash from people concerned about additional […] > read more

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The Home Front: Broomfield’s city council is expected to vote on oil and gas regulations

“The Broomfield City Council is expected to vote on whether or not to adopt an ordinance amending sections of the municipal code regarding oil and […] > read more

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Denver City Council rejects ethics board’s advice, OKs new rules on pricey plane tickets and other city gifts for officials

The Denver City Council, against the advice of ethics watchdogs, has adopted new rules that will allow council members and the mayor to continue receiving […] > read more

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The Home Front: Durango ‘may test for radon at a proposed homeless camp.’ But…

“The city of Durango may test for radon at a proposed homeless camp, but residents and the state health department say the test will not […] > read more