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CARY KENNEDY | The public education candidate has the base. Is that enough to win the primary?
June 20, 2018 / 8 Comments

The Cary Kennedy for Governor campaign is headquartered near downtown Denver in a converted classroom of a restored, century-old red brick elementary school. The location […]... > read more

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WALKER STAPLETON | A political unknown 8 years ago. Now the establishment GOP’s hope to break a blue wave.
June 19, 2018 / 4 Comments

It was the day before Walker Stapleton’s 44th birthday and Colorado’s Republican state treasurer looked relieved. Dressed in a crisp white shirt, red tie and […]... > read more

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JARED POLIS | Boulder congressman has big plans and big money to push them
June 18, 2018 / 3 Comments

Jared Polis wants you to know he doesn’t answer to anyone but the people of Colorado. No “special interests” or corporations. No big individual donors. […]... > read more

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DOUG ROBINSON | In the shadow of a front-runner, a tall man makes his move
June 17, 2018 / 1 Comment

“Hey, hi, Doug Robinson calling. Hope you are well. Listen, just touching base with you— you’ve probably seen some of the news over the last […]... > read more

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GREG LOPEZ | A ‘taste-test’ candidate counts on personal touch to prove skeptics wrong
June 16, 2018 / 3 Comments

In the world of conventional political wisdom — a world to which he pays no mind — Greg Lopez’s chances of winning the Republican primary […]... > read more

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Siding with Christian cake-maker, High Court says CO’s civil rights agency displayed ‘hostility’ toward his beliefs
June 04, 2018 / 4 Comments

The U.S. Supreme Court today sided with a Christian baker in a case that pitted his religious beliefs against gay rights over a never-baked wedding […]... > read more

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Colorado schools gave out nearly 1,800 suspensions to young students with disabilities last year
May 14, 2018 / No Comments

Getting sent home from school became a constant for Ben Wankel’s second-grade son last fall. It started simply enough: The cafeteria was too noisy, his […]... > read more

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Former Anadarko brass slam company for safety risks, callousness
May 08, 2018 / 7 Comments

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 […]... > read more

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Greene: Former jury foreman in capital case made to reckon with his ‘racial stereotypes and prejudice’
April 28, 2018 / 7 Comments

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 […]... > read more

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Dryland: Farmers in tough places to do agriculture are innovating for climate change
April 03, 2018 / No Comments

“Dryland” farmers on the high plains of Colorado grow their crops with whatever falls from the sky—no irrigation, no pumped groundwater—just what Mother Nature delivers. […]... > read more

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Colorado’s grand bargain to create a national model for redistricting
March 29, 2018 / 2 Comments

Two groups that were readying for a major battle on your ballot in November over how Colorado draws its political lines have laid down their […]... > read more

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Greene: Despite promises of reform, Hancock and team failed to seek answers, accountability in excessive force homicide
March 19, 2018 / No Comments

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 […]... > read more