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Colorado renters to landlord law firm: educate don’t evict
September 22, 2017 / No Comments

Just after lunch on Sept. 21, a group of about a dozen people, most of them women and most of them renters, gather outside a […] > read more

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Denver East High principal Andy Mendelsberg out after investigation into cheerleading scandal
September 22, 2017 / No Comments

The principal of Denver’s biggest high school has retired after an investigation into how school district officials handled complaints about the actions of the school’s […] > read more

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Most Denver students are kids of color. Most teachers are white. That hasn’t changed, despite recent efforts.
September 22, 2017 / 3 Comments

Despite efforts to diversify its teacher workforce, Denver Public Schools still faces an imbalance that plagues many school districts across the country: About three-quarters of […] > read more

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The Home Front: As Colorado landfills illegally bury radioactive waste, the EPA paves a road with ‘potentially toxic’ mine waste
September 22, 2017 / No Comments

“Colorado landfills have been illegally burying low-level radioactive waste from the oil and gas industry that they are not approved to handle, state health officials […] > read more

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What a dearth of teachers means for a school in a one-stoplight Colorado town
September 21, 2017 / No Comments

OTIS — Late last spring, after five of her two dozen teachers resigned with no replacements in sight, Superintendent Kendra Anderson reassured her school’s anxious […] > read more

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Candidate for governor backtracks on remarks about The Denver Post after a recording leaks
September 21, 2017 / No Comments

A juicy item hit the web Monday when progressive consultant and media watcher Jason Salzman published a blog post and an audio clip of Republican candidate for governor Doug Robinson saying this to a […] > read more

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The Home Front: With Hyperloop, could we one day travel from Denver to Vail in minutes?
September 21, 2017 / No Comments

“Personal travel that tests the sound barrier in hermetically sealed tubes might seem like some far-flung, futuristic notion, but if Colorado gets its way it […] > read more

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Wiretap: Manafort’s Russia troubles widen while Mueller’s probe into Trump’s role deepens
September 21, 2017 / No Comments

The Washington Post and The New York Times are back in full gear trading scoops on the Trump-Russian connection. The Post is reporting that two […] > read more

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‘Faithless elector’ to Colorado’s secretary of state: Now I’m suing you
September 20, 2017 / 2 Comments

The Colorado Electoral College member who went rogue by not casting an official ballot for Hillary Clinton in December is suing Secretary of State Wayne […] > read more

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News Poetry: Wildfire Blues
September 20, 2017 / No Comments

The sun rises prison orange as if it feels Oregon and Montana blaze from its perch one astronomical unit away, but only our thin slip […] > read more

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The Home Front: Angst hits ‘fever pitch’ as drilling company plans to drill ‘in the heart of the fractivist enclave’
September 20, 2017 / No Comments

“A slew of residents poured into Lafayette’s City Council chambers on Tuesday night to demand a call to arms against future drilling operations — a […] > read more

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Denver teen pregnancy prevention organization to close its doors at the end of the year
September 19, 2017 / No Comments

A Denver-based nonprofit focused on teen pregnancy prevention and youth sexual health will close its doors at the end of 2017 after losing two major […] > read more