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    Off Limits

    The beds they made: At least one person in Denver thinks it's ironic that 300 black mayors, members of President Clinton's cabinet and other dignitaries--in Denver this week for the annual convention of the National Conference of Black Mayors--are st...

    by Jonathan Shikes on April 22, 1999
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    Soldiers of Mercy - Veterans of too many wars, a group of gung-ho relief workers revisits the scenes of forgotten conflicts -- with healing in mind.

    John Peters figured out long ago that the refugee relief business has more than its share of oddballs. It was 25 years ago, in fact--after the physician had joined in a series of medical relief missions that involved parachute jumps into Peru, Nicara...

    by Alan Prendergast on April 22, 1999
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    A Hard Shot to the Ribs - Reverend Harris's neighbors smoke him out.

    What's a guy gotta do to fire up some barbecue in this town? For the Reverend William Harris, who runs the Gethsemane Pentecostal Temple at the corner of 26th Avenue and Colorado Boulevard, the answer isn't easy. For years the reverend has b...

    by T.R. Witcher on April 22, 1999
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    Letters

    A Matter of Conviction I wanted to thank Westword for Juliet Wittman's story of Lisl Auman, "Zero to Life," in the April 15 issue. I believe I now have a clearer idea of the actual events, and it seems obvious that life in prison is in no way war...

    on April 22, 1999
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    A Master Storyteller's Final Chapter

    Alan Dumas had a big heart. Coincidentally, that's what killed him Saturday. But not before he gave Denver two decades of wonderful memories, energizing the town with his ebullience, his wit, his imagination, his generous spirit and, above al...

    by Patricia Calhoun on April 22, 1999
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    Master Batter

    In the sun-splashed fanfare of opening day at Coors Field, the impeccably tailored promotions manager from Louisville Slugger committed an unthinkable gaffe. Amid much ceremony and clicking of camera shutters, Chuck Schupp handed a gleaming silver ba...

    by Bill Gallo on April 22, 1999
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    Wrong Side of the Tracks - So far this year, two people have been killed on Colorado railways. But there are six victims.

    On April 8, 1995, Larry Fiolkoski and his partner were piloting their freight train through a dark night when they came to the crossing at Titan Road in Littleton. The conductor was at the switch when Fiolkoski heard a muted crunching sound beneath t...

    by Marty Jones on April 15, 1999
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    Zero to Life - Lisl Auman had met Matthaeus Jaehnig only that morning. By day's end, he and a cop were dead--and her life was over.

    Freeze this image in your mind. It's the afternoon of November 12, 1997. Lisl Auman, 21 years old, is standing in front of a boxy condominium, part of a sprawling complex on Monaco Parkway in southeast Denver. Behind her is the hulking form of Ma...

    by Juliet Wittman on April 15, 1999
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    From Kid to Killer

    From the beginning, there was something different about Matthaeus Jaehnig. According to his sister, Jelena, he lay so inert in his mother's womb while she was carrying him that she once went to the hospital, afraid he had died. And when Jelena helped...

    by Juliet Wittman on April 15, 1999
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    The Denver Private School District - Denver Public Schools considers privatizing its health and social services.

    The Denver Public School District can no longer afford to provide its current level of health and social services to students and is looking to outside agencies for help. But the possibility that DPS might contract out nursing, psychology and social ...

    by Julie Jargon on April 15, 1999
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    Off Limits

    The ultimate power lunch: Steve Farber and Norm Brownstein have come a long way since the two west Denver boys partnered up in a law firm that would, three decades later, be renowned for its influence that not only smothers Denver but stretches right...

    on April 15, 1999
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    Hog Heaven

    Once again, Colorado Swine Day is upon us, with its ceaseless rounds of pomp and ceremony, and-- No. Let's try that again. Colorado Swine Day dawns bright and cloudless, the sort of spring day that sets the sourest of pusses to purrin'. "...

    by Robin Chotzinoff on April 15, 1999
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    A Real Ball-Buster - Squeezing the truth out of the Department of Corrections.

    In the state Department of Corrections' Alternative Program, also known as "boot camp" and modeled on military-style training, guards may apply specific tactics to persuade newly arrived prisoners to follow orders. One approved method is called "ches...

    by Eric Dexheimer on April 15, 1999
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    Letters

    From Whom the Baby Bell Tolls Regarding Stuart Steers's "Disconnected," in the April 8 issue: Whenever people such as Sol Trujillo talk about the thorough competitiveness of the telecommunications industry here in the state of Colorado, he ha...

    on April 15, 1999
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    Disconnected - As US West pulls strings at the legislature, it could cut the lines to competition.

    The bill-signing at the Library of Congress was meant for the history books. To mark the passage of the Telecommunications Act of 1996, President Bill Clinton flourished a pen used by Dwight Eisenhower to approve the legislation that created the ...

    by Stuart Steers on April 8, 1999
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    A Matter of Record

    The courtroom was quiet. Vivien Spitz walked toward her station beneath the panel of four American judges and, as protocol required, sat directly across from the defendant's box. Military policemen stood ready. The tension was palpabl...

    by Harrison Fletcher on April 8, 1999
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    Off Limits

    Visions of the Apocalypse: Last September, head Promise Keeper and former University of Colorado football coach Bill McCartney secured a commitment from 9,000 men gathered at the Colorado Springs World Arena--they would each bring ten other families ...

    on April 8, 1999
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    A Word to the Wise

    Colorado has always been quick to forgive--and forget. In the midst of the current economic boom, with houses selling within a day for more than their asking price and the daily papers offering cash signing bonuses for new delivery people, it's h...

    by Patricia Calhoun on April 8, 1999
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    Pension Tension - For Leonard Hope's grandchildren, the safety net is mighty fragile.

    Just about the time that life is supposed to get easier, Jacqueline Hope's got harder. After her husband died in December, and his pension and Social Security benefits were cut off, Hope was faced with the prospect of supporting herself and four...

    by Gayle Worland on April 8, 1999
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    Letters

    He Lives! Although I'm pretty much a garden-variety atheist, count me squarely with the "shitcan it" camp on the Jesus of the Week question. At its best, this new feature is just another (yawn) style-without-substance trifle that only other hippe...

    on April 8, 1999
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After the Murder of Tom Clements, Can Colorado's Prison System Rehabilitate Itself? After the Murder of Tom Clements, Can Colorado's Prison System Rehabilitate Itself?

When Tom Clements accepted the job of executive director of the Colorado Department of Corrections three years ago, he knew he was taking on an enormous challenge. Two particularly alarming… More >>

Dear Stoner: The Taxes on Recreational Pot Are Crazy! Dear Stoner: The Taxes on Recreational Pot Are Crazy!

Dear Stoner: These taxes are nuts. I just paid like $25 in tax on a quarter of bud. Colorado is going to have some shiny new schools next year, huh?Dank… More >>

Reader: "Is Same-Sex Marriage All You People Think About?"

"State of the Union," Kyle Harris, August 14 Sex Marks the Spat With all that is going on in the world, is same-sex marriage (a clear oxymoron) all you people… More >>

Dear Mexican: Why Do Mexicans Let Their Children Watch Violent Movies?

Dear Readers: The Mexican just got married to a chica caliente, and he's taking her on a honeymoon to the motherland so she can learn the proper art of tortilla-making.… More >>

State of the (Same-Sex) Union

This summer, the Boulder County Clerk Hillary Hall issued more than 200 marriage licenses to same-sex couples before the Colorado Supreme Court agreed to consider Colorado Attorney General John Suthers's… More >>

Dear Stoner: Why Can't MMJ Patients Own Guns? Dear Stoner: Why Can't MMJ Patients Own Guns?

Dear Stoner: Why can’t I own a gun if I’m a medical marijuana patient? Angel Dear Angel: Because you’re a criminal. Not in our eyes, of course, but in the eyes of… More >>

Reader: "Captain Kill-Joy" Makes a Visit to the 88 Drive-In

"One fish, two fish," Melanie Asmar, August 7 Something's Fishy Excellent story by Melanie Asmar that shows how foolish our endangered-species programs can be. Now that she's debunked the story… More >>

Dear Mexican: Why Is the Legalization Process So Difficult?

Dear Mexican: I'm not Mexican, but my son-in-law is. He is intelligent, bright, enthusiastic and pleasant to spend time with. He came here, illegally, at the age of eighteen, with… More >>

The Uphill Journey of the Greenback Cutthroat Trout

State and federal biologists have been trying to protect the greenback cutthroat trout ever since it was included on the first-ever Endangered Species Act list in 1973. But in 2007,… More >>

Dear Stoner: What If You're Caught With More Than an Ounce? Dear Stoner: What If You're Caught With More Than an Ounce?

Dear Stoner: I know that an ounce of weed is legal for adults 21 and up, but what happens if you have more than that amount on you? Are you… More >>

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