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Protest of planned federal immigration roundups draws thousands to Aurora ICE facility 13.7.2019 Denver Post: Local
About 2,000 protesters -- disturbed about possible federal immigration roundups this weekend in Denver, where an estimated 50,000 people live in the country illegally -- rallied Friday night at an ICE detention facility in Aurora.
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Commentary: How school desegregation became the third rail of Democratic politics 12.7.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
The issue of "busing" has returned to public conversation following a testy exchange between Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., and former vice president Joe Biden in the second night of the Democratic presidential debate. When Harris highlighted Biden's opposition to "busing," Biden pushed back, saying he had been a "lifetime champion of civil rights," but just opposed "federal intervention" and what opponents called "forced busing."
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Colorado immigrant groups prepare for possible deportation roundups Sunday 12.7.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado activist and immigrant rights groups are bracing to prepare for an immigration enforcement operation this weekend targeting migrant families in 10 major cities, including Denver.
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Metro Denver businesses mostly seeing green, not red 10.7.2019 Denver Post: Business
If making money were a team sport, then metro Denver businesses would be heading to the playoffs.
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Protesters flock to Washington Park to protest Denver culling Canada geese 7.7.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The protest follows an initiative by the city and federal authorities to trim Denver's population of Canada geese, which officials estimate reaches as many as 5,000 birds year-round. That number grows when other geese make a pit stop in the city during their winter north-south migration.
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Here comes the sun: Colorado communities organizing to tap solar resources 6.7.2019 Denver Post: Business
A national nonprofit organization that helps communities form solar-energy cooperatives is organizing homeowners in Fort Collins and the Yampa Valley and is starting to reach out to Denver residents.
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Golden eagles survive amid suburbia of Highlands Ranch, thanks to preservation of natural habitat 5.7.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A pair of golden eagles have nested successfully for years because Douglas County officials and the developers who in the 1980s built Highlands Ranch deliberately concentrated housing on relatively small lots, preserving 8,200 acres of natural habitat where the eagles hunt.
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Protesters in Hong Kong break into legislature, paint logos 1.7.2019 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Hundreds of protesters in Hong Kong swarmed into the legislature's main building Monday night, tearing down portraits of legislative leaders and spray-painting pro-democracy slogans on the walls of the main chamber.
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Two Denver city workers suspended over brawl at Lakewood youth baseball game; police investigation ongoing 21.6.2019 Denver Post: Local
As police continue working to identify about 20 people involved in a brawl between adults at a youth baseball game in Lakewood over the weekend, two city of Denver employees were placed on leave Thursday for their alleged involvement.
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On 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, the Denver LGBTQ community reflects on the moment that ‘blew open the doors’ 14.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Regarded as the beginning of the gay civil rights movement, the Stonewall uprising in New York City was a pivotal moment for LGBTQ activists in Colorado.
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Seniors more likely to work longer in big metropolitan areas 10.6.2019 Denver Post: Business
Seniors in major metropolitan areas, especially in the Northeast and around Washington, D.C., are more likely to continue working past age 65 than those in other areas around the country, according to an analysis of Census data by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.
Guest Commentary: Make a carbon tax palatable to America’s struggling masses by giving it back through a carbon dividend 17.5.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
As a response to climate change, a carbon tax is immensely popular among economists from across the political spectrum, and it does have an important role to play. But it is far from sufficient, and putting a price on emissions won't work if it alienates lower- and middle-income voters.
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Schrader: STEM School students are right and we must listen 11.5.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
The students’ reaction is something we all can learn from — everyone responds to trauma in a different way, and there’s no single appropriate response, but if we truly want to support people whose lives have been shattered by violence, the least we can do is listen closely when they speak
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STEM School students, community honor Kendrick Castillo — 18-year-old killed in shooting — and others at vigils 9.5.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Vigils were held Wednesday night in Highlands Ranch as the community gathered to honor an 18-year-old shooting victim who was killed Tuesday, to recognize teenage heroes who intervened and likely stopped further carnage, and to thank first responders who rushed to the deadly scene.
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Guest Commentary: The death of Colorado’s reasonable vaccine bill should be a call to action 7.5.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
One glaring problem is the enthusiasm gap between the passionate anti-vaccine activists, who cling to misguided beliefs, and the rest of us who trust medical experts and get our children vaccinated.
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Top Workplaces of 2019: Midsize companies 4-50 5.5.2019 Denver Post: Business
The Denver Post's Top Workplaces of 2019 celebrates Colorado businesses that keep their employees happy.
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Indigenous educators fight for an accurate history of California 29.4.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The Golden State is ignoring a history of violence against Native Americans.
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Columbine students seize on legacy of tragedy to work toward taming gun violence 18.4.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Kaylee Tyner and her classmate Rachel Hill weren't born yet when their high school's name became irrevocably linked to a horrific mass shooting. Instead of growing up in the tragedy's shadow, the two Columbine seniors have marched into the light, embracing activism in hopes of ensuring the gun violence that preceded them never repeats itself.
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CU presidential pick a capable leader who makes tough decisions — yet is “tone deaf to criticism,” North Dakota politicos say 13.4.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Two former GOP politicians with strong ties to the University of North Dakota were each hot-and-cold on Friday when discussing University of Colorado presidential finalist Mark R. Kennedy's time leading the Midwestern academic institution.
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Denver mayor candidate Q&A 12.4.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The Denver mayoral race features Penfield Tate, Michael B. Hancock, Kalyn Rose Heffernan, Jamie Giellis, Stephan "Seku" Evans and Lisa Calderón.
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