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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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Denver City Council District 11 candidate Q&A 12.4.2019 Denver Post: Local
The Denver City Council District 11 race features Christine M. Alonzo and Stacie Gilmore.
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YouTube executives ignored warnings, letting toxic videos run rampant 6.4.2019 Denver Post: Business
A year ago, Susan Wojcicki was on stage to defend YouTube. Her company, hammered for months for fueling falsehoods online, was reeling from another flare-up involving a conspiracy theory video about the Parkland, Florida high school shooting that suggested the victims were "crisis actors."
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Critics of the Green New Deal rail against socialism. We’ve seen this before. 5.4.2019 High Country News Most Recent
In the 1930s, nationalizing forests was labeled ‘socialist.’
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Fierce Denver civil rights activist, the Rev. Tammy Garrett-Williams, dies 4.4.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A fiercely passionate Denver civil rights activist died this week, and those who worked closely with her say she accomplished a lot in a short amount of time.
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When police kill unarmed black men, what seems obvious on video rarely leads to convictions 31.3.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The arc of justice for Antwon Rose II has traveled along a familiar modern path: Police kill an unarmed black male, video emerges and protests erupt, along with calls for the conviction of officers involved.
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Boy reported missing in northwest Denver; police ask public’s help in locating him 29.3.2019 Denver Post: Local
Denver police are asking for the public's help in locating a 10-year-old boy who is reported missing.
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Restaurant review: Onefold’s mishmash of cuisines adds something different to Denver’s breakfast and lunch scene 28.3.2019 Denver Post: Local
Onefold opened in February 2015 with a breakfast and lunch lineup composed mostly of family recipes.
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Restaurant review: Onefold’s mishmash of cuisines adds something different to Denver’s breakfast and lunch scene 28.3.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Onefold opened in February 2015 with a breakfast and lunch lineup composed mostly of family recipes.
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John Hickenlooper: The Green New Deal sets us up for failure. We need a better approach. 26.3.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
The resolution sets unachievable goals. We do not yet have the technology needed to reach "net-zero greenhouse gas emissions" in 10 years.
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New Mexico’s ‘mini’ Green New Deal, dissected 25.3.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The Energy Transition Act could be a model for ambitious policies of the future.
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Activist, “washed-up beauty queen” brings unique perspective as Boulder church’s new minister 25.3.2019 Denver Post: Local
Activist. Feminist. Spiritual entrepreneur. Beauty pageant champ. One of these would seem to be not like the other. But as a new member of the religious community in Boulder, the Rev. Nicole Lamarche makes it all seem a seamless fit.
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As oil trains roll into Portland, city residents keep watch 13.3.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Without state oversight, activists step up to monitor the traffic in their own backyards.
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Militias, MAGA activists and one border town’s complicated resistance 13.3.2019 High Country News Most Recent
How Arivaca, Arizona, became a magnet for anti-immigrant activists – and what locals did next.
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On Philanthropy: Corporate giving is on the rise, enhancing investor, employee and customer engagement 10.3.2019 Denver Post: Business
Across the United States, companies of all sizes increasingly recognize the importance of philanthropic community engagement. In 2017, those companies donated more than $20 billion to charitable causes.
Sacramento police officers who shot Stephon Clark will not face criminal charges 2.3.2019 Headlines: All Headlines

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Two Sacramento police officers who shot a black man after mistaking his cellphone for a gun will not face criminal charges, prosecutors announced Saturday, a decision likely to spark protests in the state capital and propel legislation for stricter use-of-force laws.

Editorial: Carrie Ann Lucas’ bare-knuckled activism was effective because it was uncomfortable. 2.3.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
It is not enough for this world to merely be accessible for those with disabilities and that was the brilliance of Lucas’ approach. She commanded the issues and didn’t hide her passion or her drive as she embraced disabilities.
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Denver thrift store donations on the rise as homeowners take Marie Kondo’s advice to heart 22.2.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Places like Peak Thrift in Denver are reaping the benefits of the Marie Kondo tidiness movement.
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