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Author : Shelby Kinney-Lang

What we talk about when we talk about the death penalty

“There is evil out there, I’ve seen it,” said D.A. Dave Young. “There are people who kill for fun, and will do it again."...

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February 28, 2014 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, The Beats, The Mix

Loveland anti-fracking group still waiting for special election to halt drilling

They organized, collected signatures, won a ruling from a judge, but Protect Our Loveland will likely have to wait and weather more appeals before their petition for a two-year halt on fracking can be put to a vote....

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February 24, 2014 Environment/Energy, Politics, The Mix

State regulators won’t press abortion case against Catholic hospital in Durango

“The clinic... is not licensed by the department and is not under its jurisdiction, therefore no deficient practice was cited."...

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February 14, 2014 Health, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Rocky Mountain Gun Owners pitch concealed carry classes for teachers

A deeply political and influential Colorado gun group is rolling out courses for teachers ahead of a hearing on a bill that would allow school employees to pack heat....

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February 11, 2014 Civil Rights, In-Depth, Politics, The Beats

As more trans Coloradans land health coverage, insurers work to deliver better care

Some Colorado insurers are working to deliver more enlightened health care to the increasing number of transgender patients who now have coverage....

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February 7, 2014 Civil Rights, Health, In-Depth

Magpul is relocating because it landed long-sought financial deal

The gun company was exploring moving out of state as part of a plan to expand long before lawmakers passed the gun bills. They got publicity. Then they got the deal. ...

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February 6, 2014 In-Depth, Politics, The Beats

Colorado coalition working to update workplace pot policies

Your best employees are pot smokers, and it's legal, so don't fire them. ...

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February 5, 2014 Civil Rights, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Colorado senators rally round fracking-awareness home-buyer protection bill

The Senate on Friday unanimously passed a bill that would include a warning in home-purchase contracts notifying buyers whether gas drillers might have access to the property....

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January 29, 2014 Environment/Energy, The Mix

Lawmakers shoot down bill that could have allowed religious student groups state money

State lawmakers have narrowly killed a bill that would have freed up state money to religious student groups – even those demonstrating prejudice in picking their leaders....

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January 27, 2014 Civil Rights, The Mix

Pot industry looking forward to getting cash out of shops and into banks

  Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday said the Obama administration will soon announce rules that would make banking services available to legal marijuana businesses. […]...

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January 24, 2014 The Mix

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Digital Media, Digital Citizens: A Community Conversation with Seth Geiger

The Colorado Media Project is committed to sharing new, inspiring ideas about the future of news that are timely and relevant to our Colorado community. Join us […]

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In Colorado, Democrats see a strong money haul as GOP relies on super PACs

Call Wednesday’s filing deadline the calm-before-the-general-election storm — the first time candidates and campaigns had to show the public their books since the June 26 […]

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