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‘Hard to imagine it’s going to get worse’

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When Sophie Feder Rosenberg was supposed to start walking, at around 18 months old, she didn’t want to. It seemed like she was in...

WikiLeaks appears to expose Clinton’s real position on DAPL

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Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s silence on the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) and its accompanying protests has been deafening for months. Thousands of Native Americans...

Make Colorado grizzly again

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After almost a decade of federally funded bounty programs, grizzly bears were officially declared “extirpated” in Colorado in 1951. So when Ed Wiseman was...

Breach of trust?

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The City of Broomfield and the Woman Creek Reservoir Authority (WCRA), a political subdivision and public corporation of the State of Colorado, are opposed...

The Russian connections to Michael Flynn’s Turkish benefactor

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In early March, President Trump’s former national security adviser and campaign trail confidant Michael Flynn registered as a “foreign agent” with the Department of...

Behind the curtain

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If money is speech, then it stands to reason that a very small number of very wealthy people can effectively drown out the voices of the multitude on issues they determine worthy of a shout via their checkbooks. Currently in Colorado, the issues where this money/ ...

Boulder County’s vaccination problem

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This is not a story about why you should vaccinate your children. Every state, local and federal public health agency says you should, and...

Who killed the vote on fracking?

At first glance, determining who to blame for the fact that Colorado voters will not get their chance to decide for themselves who controls oil and gas drilling and hydraulic fracturing in their neighborhoods seems simple enough. On Monday, Aug. 4, as the result of a...

CU sociology discrimination claims highlight university-wide issues

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In the beginning, Tamara Williams Van Horn loved her time at the University of Colorado. She was recruited from Ohio to enter the sociology program;...

Paula Oransky never dreamed she could be fired for protesting against...

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It was without question the best job Paula Oransky had ever had. The Colorado School of Mines graduate was making six figures, had a...

Warning: Oil and gas development may be hazardous to your health

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Every medical student learns this much Latin: primum non nocere: “First, do no harm.” For centuries, all newly minted physicians have taken the Hippocratic...

‘He wanted to be heard’

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When Seth Franco moved to Boulder almost a decade ago, he pulled into the parking lot of The Source — a shelter for unhoused...