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Immigration Rally Sends a Message to Gardner

April 8, 2017

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DENVER–On March 25, a modest, but passionate crowd, gathered at Skyline Park to show solidarity with Colorado immigrants. Among the speakers were Sen. Mike Johnston and Rep. Joe Salazar from the Colorado General Assembly. The event was held in ongoing protest again President Donald Trump’s immigration policy and an opportunity for attendees to send a […]

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Getting out the vote!

November 6, 2014

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Regardless of what political side you are on, voting is a powerful way for student’s voices to be heard and educating students who don’t understand who or what to vote for is important for upcoming generations and the direction of our country. Here’s what Aurarians had to say…. Voting as Important as Ever on MSU Denver’s […]

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Food fight heats up in Colorado

May 24, 2014

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DENVER – A growing movement in Colorado that reflects a national trend, would require statewide labeling for foods containing GMOs. GMOs are organisms that have been genetically modified at the DNA level.  This may include the addition of genetic material from other plants, bacteria or viruses. Colorado is one of many states, which in absence […]

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Upcoming ballot initiatives reflect Coloradans’ diversity, polarization

May 15, 2014

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DENVER — From school funding to bovine tail docking – Coloradans’ diverse concerns are reflected in pending 2013-14 statewide ballot initiatives. The Colorado constitution allows citizen-generated proposals to be placed on the statewide ballot provided they meet certain requirements.  The path is complex, but well documented.  It includes a review and comment session, titling by […]

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RTD Puts Denver Back On the Map

May 13, 2014

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Denver– On, May 9, 2014, RTD opened Union Station to the public for the first time. Thousands of people attended and the public was able to see the bus concourse before Sunday May 11, opening. The community was able to enjoy a street fair with food trucks and other fun activities. “The festivities were very nice […]

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House bill for Denver bars to stay open until 4:30 am shotdown

February 21, 2014

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DENVER – Rep. Crisanta Duran, D-Denver, has introduced legislation to keep the city’s bars open later. Originally slated to try to keep them open until 7 a.m. the actually legislation was cut to a 4:30 a.m. closing time. House Bill 1132 passed the first legislative committee last week with the support of Duran who said to […]

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40 Days of Life plants themselves in front of Stapleton Planned Parenthood

March 13, 2013

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DENVER – David Bereit, the national director of the organization “40 Days of Life,” hosted a prayer vigil outside the Stapleton Planned Parenthood on March 6 to promote the organizations goal of ending abortion. At 6:30 p.m. members and supporters gathered across the street from the Planned Parenthood building to hold a candlelight vigil. Bereit […]

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Saying Farewell to Added Gratuity

February 26, 2013

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DENVER — Added gratuity is a controversial topic among the patrons and restaurants in the Denver metro-area. Until a few weeks ago a restaurant could add gratuity to a bill of sale depending on the store’s classification of a “big party” to insure an appropriate tip for the servers waiting on the table. For Denverites […]

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Amendment 64 Passed, Now What?

February 25, 2013

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DENVER — Since Amendment 64 has passed, Governor John Hickenlooper’s Implement Task Force has been working to regulate questions left unanswered in the amendment. “It is nice to see the question of marijuana turned into bureaucratic wrangling and the give and take of the democratic process, instead of the holy war we had until a […]

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To Carry or not to Carry, that is the Question

February 25, 2013

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DENVER — Gun rights advocates and opponents are in arms again as the Colorado State Legislature is in the middle of voting on several bills that could severely restrict the Second Amendment in Colorado. On Feb. 18, the Colorado State House approved four pro gun control measures — one of which was a bill banning […]

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