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  • 2008 - Education Reporting Awards/National Education Writers Association, published June 12, 2007

    "Last Chance High"

  • 2008 - Casey Medals for Meritorious Journalism, published April 19, 2007

    "Faith, Hope... and Charity"

  • 2008 - National Council on Crime and Delinquency/Prevention for a Safer Society Award, published February 22, 2007

    "The Transformers"

  • 2006 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published June 2, 2005

    "Lost and Found"

2008 Stories by Luke Turf

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  • This Guardian Angel Bleeds Red

    published May 8, 2008

    Four Guardian Angels meet in the 1400 block of Ogden Street at dusk for their weekly march up and around Colfax Avenue, where they patrol the... More >>

  • Rent-a-Cop

    published April 17, 2008

    Marty Vanover has been part of Denver's music scene for a dozen years, greeting crowds at the Ogden Theatre and listening to the bands on... More >>

  • Hip-Hop History

    published March 20, 2008

    The glass ceiling in hip-hop remains to be broken. Back in the day, artists such as Queen Latifah and MC Lyte rocked the mike as hip-hop spread... More >>

  • The Pit and the Pendulum

    published February 7, 2008

    Last time the non-profit organization Human Rights Watch counted, there were 2,270 juveniles serving life without the possibility of parole in... More >>

  • Portrait of Jeny

    published January 24, 2008

    My parents were drug addicts. I wasn't sure what drug, though; after all, I was only eight. My Dad was always in and out of jail. My Mom and... More >>

  • The Social Conscience of a Missionary

    published January 3, 2008

    The drunken frat boys stumbling down Blake Street late one summer evening found an angel blocking the sidewalk. She had wings strapped... More >>

  • Slave to History

    published January 3, 2008

    Before Haiti became the world's first black republic, it was a slave nation. On the island, there were quarantines, where a new slave was... More >>

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