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Category: Government :: Colorado
Last updated: May 28 2020 03:26 IST RSS 2.0
 
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ICE appoints new field office director in Denver 28.5.2020 Denver Post: Local
John Fabbricatore, 47, spent much of 2019 as acting field officer director. He oversees enforcement of the United States' immigration laws across a 207,000-square-mile area encompassing Colorado and Wyoming.
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Two immigrants confirmed to have COVID-19 in Aurora detention facility 22.5.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Two immigrants in the Aurora detention center have contracted COVID-19, marking the first outbreak among people being held there after employees reported getting sick. The two are among 1,181 confirmed cases inside immigration detention centers across the country. This comes after two ICE employees at the Aurora detention center, operated by private prison company GEO […]
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Ten detainees at Aurora’s ICE detention facility isolated for possible exposure to coronavirus 18.3.2020 Denver Post: Local
Ten detainees at Aurora's ICE detention facilities are being isolated for possible exposure to the novel coronavirus, and the agency has temporarily suspended social visitation at all of its detention facilities.
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Colorado pastor accused of mismanaging more than $2 million, raiding teacher’s funds 18.2.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
A pastor who once ran a Catholic school in Denver is now at the center of a lawsuit, which claims he is responsible for mismanaging more than $2 million in school funds.
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Driver is pulled from icy water by emergency responders in Fort Collins after car plunges into pond 18.2.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
A driver was pulled from a pond by firefighters in Fort Collins on Monday night after the car plunged into cold water.
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René Lima-Marín broke his face on a steel toilet. Aurora detention officials wouldn’t take him to get surgery, lawsuit alleges 18.2.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
The GEO Group, the for-profit private prison company that runs Aurora's ICE detention facility, faces two new federal lawsuits alleging staff failed to investigate an assault on a detainee and did not give adequate medical attention to another.
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NEPA battle pits Colorado leaders, residents against industry backers of Trump push for faster environmental reviews 12.2.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
The political fight over the Trump administration's efforts to trim environmental reviews for new development flared across a deep divide Tuesday at a federal hearing in Denver, with climate change looming heavily and frustrations high.
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Soros family, private prison company inject thousands into U.S. Senate race 7.2.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
In each of Colorado’s competitive federal elections -- for U.S. Senate, the 3rd Congressional District and 6th Congressional District — Democrats raised more money than Republicans heading into 2020.
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Post Premium: Our best stories for the week of Jan. 13 – 19 19.1.2020 Denver Post: Local
The Denver Post's most important stories from the past week, with a special focus on the story we've decided should lead our Sunday newspaper.
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What’s polluting Colorado’s air? 125 million tons a year of heat-trapping and hazardous gases 19.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The air pollution that people in Colorado inhale each day comes from myriad sources: factories, cars, buildings and homes, fossil fuel facilities, cattle feedlots.
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Colorado father of five deported to Mexico after long battle for legal residency 17.1.2020 Denver Post: Local
The Colorado father of five who declined immigration sanctuary in a church has been deported to Mexico after a long battle to obtain legal residency, an immigration advocate and family confirmed.
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Colorado General Assembly’s 2020 session starts today. Here’s what’s coming. 8.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado lawmakers return to the Capitol on Wednesday for the first day of the 2020 legislative session. Even before bills have been introduced, it's clear they will be tackling significant issues that will affect Coloradans' daily lives from health care costs to paid family leave to gun control legislation.
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Rehab center owner in Colorado and California pleads no contest in $175M billing scam 8.1.2020 Denver Post: Local
The founder of a Los Angeles sober-living facility is facing 20 years in prison for running a $175 million phony health care billing scheme.
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GEO Group to close 650-bed Colorado prison in two months; state will have to find new placements 8.1.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
GEO Group on Tuesday gave the Colorado Department of Corrections notice that it will close the Cheyenne Mountain Re-Entry Center on March 7, according to the department. 
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25 people quarantined at Aurora ICE detention facility due to scabies outbreak 10.12.2019 Denver Post: Local
Twenty-five detainees have been quarantined at the immigration detention facility in Aurora due to an outbreak of scabies, Immigration and Customs Enforcement confirmed Monday evening.
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Armed robbery suspect shot and killed by police in Federal Heights after leading officers on car, foot chase 7.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A man suspected of committing several armed robberies in Federal Heights was shot and killed by police Friday night after leading authorities on a chase, Westminster police said in a news release.
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Firefighter dies after falling off five-story condo at Copper Mountain 7.12.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Ken Jones, 46, had climbed to the roof in search of access to the fire just before 2 a.m., Summit Fire and EMS said in a news release.
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Denver city council to consider $1.3 million purchase of halfway house from private prison company 7.12.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The imminent closure of Tooley Hall will be the end of the city's community corrections contracts with GEO Group, one of the largest private prison companies in the U.S.
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ACLU of Colorado sues prison company over death at Aurora ICE detention facility 13.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
The American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado is suing The GEO Group, which runs the immigration detention facility in Aurora, on allegations of negligence leading to the wrongful death of Kamyar Samimi in 2017.
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Arvada has stopped adding fluoride to drinking water until mid-summer 12.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
Arvada announced Monday that it will not be able to add supplemental fluoride to its municipal water supply until summer because of a leaky storage tank.
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