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Community pleads in vain with Denver board in bid to thwart I-70 construction plan

For nearly three hours on Thursday night, a steady stream of Denverites — citizens, activists, lawyers and politicians — implored the city’s Board of...

‘High tension, anger’ expected as Denver weighs plan for noisy overnight work on I-70

The contractor on the I-70 expansion through Denver is hoping a new sound barrier and a shorter construction timeline will appease the politicians and...
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Media Lawyer Will Petition SCOTUS to Hear Records Case

Longtime Colorado media lawyer Steve Zansberg, who has represented national news organizations in cases connected to the Aurora theater shooting, the Oklahoma City bombing...
Kent Thiry, John Kickenlooper, Heidi Ganahl, Duran, Kevin Grantham, Mike Kopp, Martha Tierney

A star-studded campaign launches to end gerrymandering in Colorado. It took a grand bargain...

Last week, a galaxy of powerbrokers kicked off a campaign to persuade 55 percent of the Colorado electorate to say 'Yes' in November to two...

One Colorado judge says a sheriff can hold an inmate for ICE. Another says...

The question of whether local law enforcement in Colorado can hold suspected unauthorized immigrants past their release dates for ICE is in the legal...

Front-line felons: Colorado prison inmates fight wildfires for $6 a day

The firefighters awaken by 4:30 a.m. The forest is dark, but even here, miles from the blaze, they can smell smoke. There are 20 on...

A bastion of student data privacy, Colorado yields a bit to demands for more...

Colorado education officials are reconsidering the data privacy rules that for three years in a row have hidden large amounts of student achievement data...
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To close or evolve? As teen birth rates drop, school programs for teen parents...

There was just one student in the Boulder Valley School District’s teen parent program last year. She graduated in May, and and the district...
Jack Phillips

Christian cake maker in Lakewood is now suing Colorado in federal court

Following a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in June that sided with a Christian baker over a never-baked wedding cake for a gay couple in Colorado,...
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