Tag Archives: Aurora

Judge orders Aurora to conduct balancing test in suit challenging denial of police IA records

Citing two Colorado Supreme Court decisions, a judge has ordered the Aurora Police Department to produce a written analysis of “pertinent factors” it did not […]...

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January 30, 2018 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Aurora examines its ‘sanctuary city’ label

Aurora’s city council held a special study session Monday evening to examine its perceived status as a “sanctuary city.” This comes amidst increased scrutiny from […]...

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March 28, 2017 Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

If the Congressman won’t come to you, go to the Congressman. Or not.

Updated to include statement from American Civil Liberties Union. If the Congressman won’t come to you, go to the Congressman. But watch out if that […]...

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March 1, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Homestretch: Mike Coffman vs. Morgan Carroll in Colorado’s 6th Congressional District

  This year’s race for control of Colorado’s favorite battleground congressional district is the most competitive yet. Here in the suburbs of Denver, four-term incumbent […]...

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November 6, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

State board approves Aurora school redesigns, but Aurora Central isn’t off the hook

Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Nicholas Garcia on May 11, 2016 The State Board of Education on Wednesday approved dramatic overhauls for five Aurora public […]...

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May 12, 2016 Education, Just In, The Mix

Keefe: The Second Amendment’s greatest hits


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October 5, 2015 Just In, Keefe, The Blogs, The Mix

Homebrew: Veterans blast Congress for withholding VA hospital funding

Finish already “Finish the damn thing,” read a veteran’s sign at a Sunday protest with 150 demonstrators demanding Congress fund the over-budget Aurora Veteran’s Hospital. […]...

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June 1, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Homebrew: Aurora’s gas and oil committee skews toward industry

Industry ties Aurora is being drilled and fracked by oil companies, so city council members agreed to establish an oil and gas committee to monitor activity. Councilwoman […]...

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May 12, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Homebrew: No answer for why Aurora SWAT officer killed Naeschylus Vinzant

But why? Two months ago Aurora SWAT Officer Paul Jerothe shot and killed unarmed Naeschylus Vinzant. Police officials and the the Jefferson County DA have so far […]...

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May 11, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Abortion politics flare as fetal homicide bill advances

DENVER — Senate Republicans on the Judiciary Committee advanced a fetal homicide bill Wednesday night that, for limited use, would write “personhood” language associated with […]...

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April 23, 2015 In-Depth, Just In, The Mix

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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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