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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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July 20, 2018 All stories, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

The Denver Post’s politics desk implodes. Three of its team will write for The Sun.

Within the span of about a week, The Denver Post’s state and federal politics team crumbled as three reporters and an editor quit. That’s after Statehouse reporter Brian […]...

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July 20, 2018 All stories, Just In, Media, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

The Home Front: Federal Bureau of Land Management wants to move its headquarters to a state out west

“Members of Colorado’s congressional delegation and local officials are welcoming confirmation that came Thursday about the Interior Department’s plans to move the Bureau of Land […]...

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July 20, 2018 All stories, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

First look: The big questions on your November ballot in Colorado

From slavery to smartphones to fixing our “damn roads,” Coloradans could face a kaleidoscope of questions on their November ballots. With the election more than […]...

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July 19, 2018 All stories, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Hickenlooper calls his executive order for orphan gas wells the ‘second-best solution’

Colorado’s Democratic governor, John Hickenlooper, on Wednesday signed an executive order focused on addressing the safety concerns around orphaned wells— while simultaneously admitting that the […]...

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July 18, 2018 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs

The Home Front: Man who ‘accidentally fired his gun during a youth baseball game in Steamboat’ is a Wyoming officer

“The man who accidentally fired his gun during a youth baseball game in Steamboat Springs on June 15 is a Wyoming police officer,” reports Steamboat […]...

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July 18, 2018 All stories, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

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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July 17, 2018 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

Denver’s education superintendent Tom Boasberg is stepping down after nearly a decade

Tom Boasberg, who has earned a national profile as Denver schools superintendent, is stepping down. Boasberg announced Tuesday he’s leaving his post after an unusually long […]...

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July 17, 2018 All stories, Chalkbeat, Education, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

The Home Front: Trump’s embrace of U.S. foe Putin leads front pages of newspapers across Colorado

At least seven of Colorado’s largest newspapers carried the news of Republican U.S. President Donald Trump’s news conference with Rusian President Vladimir Putin under bold […]...

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July 17, 2018 All stories, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Home Front, The Mix

A $1.6 billion tax increase for Colorado education just got a lot closer to the ballot

Supporters of more funding for Colorado schools turned in more than 170,000 signatures Wednesday to place a $1.6 billion tax measure on the November ballot. […]...

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July 16, 2018 Chalkbeat, Education, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

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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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