THE MIX

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Residents of soon-to-close Aurora mobile home park plead with City Council for help

More than 50 residents facing eviction from a north Aurora mobile home park pleaded with City Council members for help this week, in another attempt […] > read more

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The Home Front: Boulder eyes pollution tax on drillers as Longmont preps for fracking ‘deep underneath’ a reservoir

“Boulder’s City Council wasted little time Tuesday night in advancing two measures aimed at potential oil and gas drilling, including a pollution tax on any […] > read more

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State investigation: Denver violated federal rules, delayed services to students with disabilities

The Denver school district violated the rights of some students with disabilities in the way it made decisions about whether they would get support from […] > read more

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News Poetry: Paving Meadowlarks

A reporter stands knee deep in swirling prairie while wind bullies the mic. Pushing hair from her face, she tells viewers about plans to develop […] > read more

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Denver’s Chamber fired ballot petition company for working with fractivists

A secret recording. An alleged payoff. A surprise twist involving a heavy-hitter Denver business group. It’s all part of a volatile story that continues to […] > read more

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Colorado’s deadline to turn in ballot measure petitions is today. Here’s what questions you might get to decide in November.

We already know six big questions that will be on your ballot to answer in the fall, from defining “industrial hemp” to lowering the required age for state lawmakers […] > read more

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Guest Post: Mystery Money is Drowning Democracy

There are less than 100 days until Election Day on November 6th, and under Colorado’s mail ballot election system Coloradans will start voting even sooner […] > read more

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The Home Front: Court fight over policy to police pot doctors was ‘hidden from public view’

“A lawsuit that accused Colorado regulators of quietly and illegally concocting a policy to police doctors who recommend medical marijuana to patients was entirely hidden […] > read more

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Opposing groups call for all sides to play nice in Denver schools superintendent search

Two groups that often disagree about the direction of the Denver school district have issued an unusual joint statement calling for “responsible discourse” in the […] > read more

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Colorado’s public health agency head Larry Wolk has resigned. Here’s our 2016 Q&A with him on the health impacts of fracking

UPDATE: On Aug. 3, 2018, Gov. John Hickenlooper said Larry Wolk was leaving the agency for a new job in California. “During his tenure, Larry […] > read more

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In Colorado, Democrats see a strong money haul as GOP relies on super PACs

Call Wednesday’s filing deadline the calm-before-the-general-election storm — the first time candidates and campaigns had to show the public their books since the June 26 […] > read more