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Colorado official requests immunity for environmentalists cleaning up mines

WASHINGTON – A Colorado Department of Natural Resources representative told Congress on Thursday that the federal government needs to grant immunity from liability to groups that try to clean up...

DATE: March 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

From somber to angry, school walkout protests vary in tenor

Students hoisted “Stand United” signs. They chanted “‘’Hey, hey, ho, ho - the NRA has got to go” outside the White House. Others put 14 desks and 3 podiums in a circle to honor the students and...

DATE: March 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Lawmakers to decide if homeless have ‘right to rest’

DENVER – The Colorado House Local Government Committee on Wednesday is set to decide the fate of the “Right to Rest Act.” House Bill 1067 would roll back local laws that make it illegal to sit or...

DATE: March 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

1968 LA school walkout protesters see link to Parkland teens

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Participants in a 1968 Los Angeles high school walkout to protest dropout rates and paddle beatings for speaking Spanish that ended up prompting a wave of Mexican-American youth...

DATE: March 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Taking a look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue headlines of the week. None of these stories is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked...

DATE: March 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Study: Most bottled water comes from tap, more expensive than gasoline

DENVER – Sales are skyrocketing for the bottled water industry, but what are companies actually selling to customers? In its new report “Take Back the Tap,” Food and Water Watch researchers look...

DATE: March 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Taking a look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue headlines of the week. None of these stories is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked...

DATE: March 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Bennet and Gardner push Trump administration on DACA solution

Colorado’s two senators are continuing to call for a bipartisan solution for recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program after the Supreme Court denied a Trump administration...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Colorado man revives disputed river pipeline proposal

GRAND JUNCTION – A Colorado man has brought back a disputed proposal to pipe water from the Green River watershed several miles to Colorado’s Front Range. The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel reports...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Report: Inequality remains 50 years after Kerner Report

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Barriers to equality are posing threats to democracy in the U.S. as the country remains segregated along racial lines and child poverty worsens, says a study examining the...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Democrat joins race to unseat Rep. Scott Tipton

Former Eagle County commissioner and social justice advocate Arn Menconi said Monday he’s getting in the race to unseat incumbent Republican Rep. Scott Tipton of Cortez in the 3rd Congressional...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Taking a look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue headlines of the week. None of these stories is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World