THE MIX

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A media s#!tstorm is brewing in Colorado Springs

  A swirl of local media news gathered all at once this week and headed for the fan blades just as I was finishing up this […] > read more

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What’s in the proposed 2017-2018 state budget for the average Coloradan

Today, the state Senate began the process of reviewing a $26.8 billion* budget that will cover the operations of state government for the year beginning […] > read more

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Wiretap: Who gets the blame for the Trump/Ryancare failure? A better question: Who doesn’t?

Who’s to blame for the failure-beyond-failure that was Trump/Ryancare and the inability to even get the bill to the floor of the House for a […] > read more

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The Home Front: In Fort Collins, an overwhelming community response to a vandalized mosque

The Loveland Reporter-Herald covered the overwhelming community response to vandalism at a Fort Collins mosque. “Early Sunday morning, a lone man tried every door to get into […] > read more

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An early look at the 2018 Republican race for Colorado governor

As candidates lay the groundwork— and begin to file official paperwork— Colorado’s 2018 governor’s race is getting off the ground. On the Democratic side, former U.S. […] > read more

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Boulder County’s new oil and gas regulations, explained

The Boulder Board of County Commissioners voted unanimously Thursday to approve new oil and gas regulations aimed at protecting unincorporated county residents from health and environmental […] > read more

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Q&A: Why Republican Sen. Jerry Sonnenberg flipped on the hospital provider fee

Republican state Sen. Jerry Sonnenberg of Sterling set off shock waves at the state Capitol this week when he decided to sponsor a bill, along […] > read more

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Between Trump, Kochs and his constituents, Coffman was caught on a vote that never happened

Colorado Republican Mike Coffman said early Friday that he supported the AHCA, the GOP’s plan in the U.S. House to repeal and replace Obamacare. By the afternoon, […] > read more

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The Home Front: Colorado’s budget is ‘really painful on K-12 education and hospitals’

“The Joint Budget Committee completed most of its work in a marathon session Wednesday that stretched to 11 p.m. as lawmakers huddled in private to […] > read more

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DPS is mum about bigoted posts by East High students. Watchdogs say the district ‘normalizes’ culture of racism.

A series of racially charged social media postings by students at one of Denver’s most racially diverse high schools is triggering allegations by a coalition […] > read more

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Senate’s gun-rights bills shot down by House Democrats

Just one bill to expand gun rights in Colorado is still standing after a state House committee dispatched three pro-gun bills Wednesday. That last remaining […] > read more

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Letter outlines how the AHCA would affect Coloradans with disabilities

A network of civil rights advocates is warning Coloradans how the healthcare bill being debated in Congress would play out for people with disabilities. “We […] > read more