THE MIX

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Target: Colorado. Can a ‘Centrist Project’ break the power of political parties here? They’re trying.

A group of centrist political strategists have moved into Colorado with the aim of installing enough independent lawmakers into power in next year’s elections to deny political […] > read more

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As Denver gentrifies, which neighborhoods are losing public school students?

As more young adults move to Denver and the cost of housing skyrockets, some city neighborhoods are seeing drops in the percentages of people of […] > read more

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The Home Front: Criminal case against ex-CU assistant football coach stalls over cell phone access

“The criminal case against Joe Tumpkin, the former University of Colorado assistant football coach accused of assaulting his ex-girlfriend, has stalled as attorneys fight over […] > read more

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Wiretap: It looks like the Senate health care bill could be as “mean” as the House bill

The Senate health care bill will finally go public today, but The Washington Post got an early look at what will certainly be a divisive […] > read more

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Debate over fossil fuels or renewables imperils funding for state energy office

The money necessary to continue most of the operations of the Colorado Energy Office, which has been instrumental in promoting non-fossil fuel energy for the […] > read more

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PHOTOS: Denver celebrates World Refugee Day

Coloradans from across the globe gathered on the steps of the State Capitol in downtown Denver yesterday to celebrate World Refugee Day, a time to […] > read more

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The Home Front | Hickenlooper to refugees: ‘Whatever else is happening, Colorado is here for you’

“Colorado’s governor, refugees and the volunteers who help them re-create their lives marked World Refugee Day on Tuesday with a state Capitol celebration tempered by […] > read more

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Denver’s student discipline policy will limit suspensions and expulsions in early grades

The Denver school board voted unanimously Monday to revise its student discipline policy to limit suspensions and expulsions of preschool through third-grade students. Although some […] > read more

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Wiretap: Why the Georgia special election matters so much (even if it shouldn’t)

The Georgia special-election House race has, as expected, turned into a referendum on Trump and on Trump’s chances to push his domestic policy through Congress. […] > read more

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This church is offering sanctuary to immigrants in one of America’s most conservative cities

A national movement of clergy in the Trump-era offering their churches as safe harbors for immigrants has taken hold in Colorado’s second largest city— and […] > read more

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Threats, attacks and thrown chairs: DPS fields concerns about effort to reduce early childhood suspensions

One 6-year-old Denver student told his pregnant teacher he was going to kick her to kill her unborn baby. A first-grader tried to stab her […] > read more

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Neighbors clash over a Colorado chicken farm

After years of wrangling and weeks of trial, a jury says a huge chicken farm can stay put in western Colorado. This complicated trespass case […] > read more