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Author : Bob Spencer

Denver honors its military veterans

Denver honors its military veterans

(Photo/Bob Spencer)Thousands of supporters turned out for this year’s Veterans Day celebration in Denver. Some lined the streets to honor men and women in uniform while others congregated...

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November 9, 2008 Politics
Two more states go ‘green’ as Mass., Mich. ease marijuana laws

Two more states go ‘green’ as Mass., Mich. ease marijuana laws

In results that underline a national trend, Massachusetts and Michigan voters approved easing marijuana laws on Tuesday....

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November 7, 2008 Blog, Criminal Justice, Politics
Yes on 50 means more action in Colorado’s casinos, big payout for higher ed

Yes on 50 means more action in Colorado’s casinos, big payout for higher ed

As foreshadowed by the $7.5 million campaign put together by Coloradoans for Community Colleges, Amendment 50 has passed. That means voters in Cripple Creek, Central City and Blackhawk will soon vote on raising the maximum bet limit in Colorado...

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November 6, 2008 Blog, Politics
Colorado’s donkeys and elephants party on election night

Colorado’s donkeys and elephants party on election night

(Photo/Bob Spencer)A profoundly historic moment unfolded at both the Colorado political parties' election night watch parties. View the photo gallery to capture the highs and lows. ...

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November 5, 2008 Politics
Countdown to Election Day in pictures

Countdown to Election Day in pictures

Join us as we reminisce on this long campaign season beginning with the Colorado Republican Party's state convention to Election Day preparations in Denver. ...

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November 4, 2008 Center Well, Politics
Amendment 50: Odds on the casinos

Amendment 50: Odds on the casinos

Amendment 50 promises to pour millions into Colorado’s community colleges without raising taxes in an economy teetering towards recession. Why then, are so many people complaining that this gift horse has rotten teeth?...

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November 3, 2008 Center Well, Politics
Libertarians think Bob’s the best, Barr none

Libertarians think Bob’s the best, Barr none

There are 16 candidates for president on the 2008 Colorado Ballot but according to the polls, only 3% of voters are expected to read past the first two. Despite the fact that he was shut out of the debates and...

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November 1, 2008 Center Well, Politics
Nader smashes campaign record, and not the one you think

Nader smashes campaign record, and not the one you think

Barack Obama wasn’t the only presidential candidate setting records over the weekend. AP news is reporting that, in a day that made the candidates of both major parties look lazy, independent candidate Ralph Nader delivered 255 minutes of speeches to...

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October 27, 2008 Blog, Politics
Obama makes historic appearance in Denver

Obama makes historic appearance in Denver

(Photo/Bob Spencer)Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama made history in Denver Sunday — he headlined the largest political rally in Colorado ever as well as his campaign's biggest U.S. event to date....

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October 27, 2008 Politics
Clinton makes first Colorado appearance for Obama

Clinton makes first Colorado appearance for Obama

(Photo/Bob Spencer)Following a bruising primary campaign, former First Lady and now New York Sen. Hillary Clinton delivered a rousing speech on behalf of Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama to 1,800...

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October 25, 2008 Politics

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7/20 Women-only dance party!

Attention womenfolk: Come let off some steam and dance with The Colorado Independent! Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and […]

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What we know so far about Denver’s commitment to 100% renewable electricity by 2030

Denver has now become the 10th, and largest, Colorado municipality to commit to 100 percent of its electricity being powered by renewable energy. Mayor Michael […]

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