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Author : Susan Greene

Q&A: JB Holston and his Colorado Media Project want to increase scrutiny of the state’s institutions. Here’s how.

JB Holston is the dean of the University of Denver’s School of Engineering and Computer Science. He’s also a diehard news junkie who this summer […]...

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July 20, 2018 Greene, Just In, The Mix

Greene: That time a Denver cop made up excuses to handcuff a reporter

Tina Griego – my colleague who’d normally edit this column – suggested that I calm down and sleep on it before writing. Find your grounding, […]...

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July 6, 2018 All stories, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Greene, Just In, The Mix

From our editor: Hello sunshine!

Dear readers, In a year when far too many dark clouds have loomed over Colorado’s news landscape, there’s some good news on the horizon with […]...

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June 19, 2018 Greene, Just In, Media, The Blogs, The Mix

DONNA LYNNE | A healthcare exec. A lieutenant governor. A first-time candidate fights to make her mark.

As political strategists tell it, voters typically remember no more than two things about people seeking public office. Thing No. 1 about Donna Lynne: When […]...

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June 16, 2018 2018 Governor Race, Greene, Just In, Politics, The Mix

Former Anadarko brass slam company for safety risks, callousness

Six former Anadarko employees have come forward on behalf of investors to describe a culture of corporate callousness that puts profits before safety. The six […]...

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May 8, 2018 Environment/Energy, FRACTURED, Greene, In-Depth, Just In, Must Reads, The Beats, The Mix

Another Northeast Denver group scraps the racially-charged “Stapleton” name

A second civic group in Northeast Denver is nixing the S-word from its name. The Stapleton Development Corporation voted quietly late last week to call […]...

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April 30, 2018 All stories, Civil Rights, Housing, Just In, Politics, The Blogs, The Mix

Greene: Former jury foreman in capital case made to reckon with his ‘racial stereotypes and prejudice’

Carl Dubler would prefer that I not write this. The software marketer from Centennial served as foreman of the 2009 jury that convicted and handed […]...

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April 28, 2018 All stories, Criminal Justice, Greene, In-Depth, Must Reads, The Beats, The Mix

Greene: Despite promises of reform, Hancock and team failed to seek answers, accountability in excessive force homicide

A disturbing report outlines Mayor Michael Hancock’s administration’s inaction in response to sheriff’s deputies’ killing of a mentally ill homeless man in Denver’s jail. The […]...

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March 19, 2018 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Greene, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

GREENE: Mennonite criminal investigator will take the stand in capital case. Here’s why her testimony could be pivotal.

(This story has been updated.) The investigator who has spent nearly two weeks in jail for refusing to testify for prosecutors in a death penalty […]...

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March 12, 2018 Criminal Justice, Greene, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Judge jails defense investigator after she refuses to testify in death penalty case, citing her religious beliefs

A prominent criminal defense investigator in Colorado is in jail for refusing to testify in a capital case she says is in conflict with her […]...

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February 27, 2018 Criminal Justice, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

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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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Here are potential questions that could be on your November ballot in Colorado

We already know the six big questions that will be on your ballot to answer in the fall, from lowering the required age for state lawmakers to […]

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