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    OFF LIMITS

    Backward, march! Here's a prediction for 1995: Denver will get some new prognosticators. Since psychic Lou Wright got mired in future shlock a few years back--money and marital problems, in particular--the town's been shy a seer or two. As a result, ...

    on January 4, 1995
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    DEAD BALL ERA

    Have you heard? Somebody shot the archduke. That means war, of course. As they straighten their crimson plumes, mount white horses and gallop off to the front, both sides still believe they will be home in three or four weeks, flushed with glory. ...

    by Bill Gallo on January 4, 1995
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    THE ORIGINAL GANGSTER RAP - THE DEFENDANT IN ONE OF DENVER'S EARLIEST MURDERS SEEKS A NEW TRIAL.

    After Elliot "Hollywood" Raibon's murder trial in May 1989, Denver district attorneys knew that gang cases were going to be different from anything they'd done before. "We didn't have a gang unit back then," recalls Tom Clinton, who tried the cas...

    by M.C. Moewe on January 4, 1995
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    LETTERS

    The Slime of Your Life Just when I think Patricia Calhoun may be developing a lick of sense, along comes a column like "The Mind Is Reeling" (December 21) to restore my faith. Comparing life to movies may work for a P.J. O'Rourke, but it falls flat ...

    on January 4, 1995
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    BRIEF ENCOUNTER - THE NEW AIDS OFFICIAL FOR THE URBAN LEAGUE SUDDENLY QUITS.

    The new director of AIDS programs under the auspices of the troubled Metropolitan Urban League has resigned after less than a month on the job. Her departure raises concerns among activists and even the state department of health about the Urban Leag...

    by Steve Jackson on January 4, 1995
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    THE YEAR IN REVIEW

    part 2 of 2 EDUCATION Young people apparently had a bit more trouble relating to the Denver Public Schools, which began the school year with a week-long teacher's strike. The district never stopped learning, though, bringing in replacement teachers...

    on December 28, 1994
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    STATE OF THE STATE - 1994: IT WAS ENOUGH TO DRIVE YOU CRAZY

    part 1 of 2 It was once the hate state. But now Colorado's in a state of ecstasy. During a visit to northern Douglas County, a real estate scout for Merrill Lynch was so overwhelmed by the sight of a herd of antelope that the company decided to b...

    on December 28, 1994
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    STRANGE BUT TRUE - DRIBBLES AND BITS AND BITS AND BITS.

    Stop or I'll Squirt A masked gunman wearing a stocking cap and a ski mask stole twenty head of cattle from a Weld County dairy farm. The daring raid took place at 3:45 a.m. while a milker was working in the barn. "He held the gun on him and told him...

    on December 28, 1994
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    THE BOTTOM TEN - THESE DIPSTICKS WERE ALWAYS A QUART LOW.

    Mike Musgrave Occupation: Manager of Denver Department of Public Works Thanks to a change in the city charter a few years back, Baby Face Musgrave was given subpoena power in his role as the czar of public works. And Bozo the Airport Clown used it ...

    on December 28, 1994
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    YEAR STRIKES OUT

    This was the most tumultuous year in American sports history--O.J. Accused! Nuggets Beat Seattle! World Series Canceled!--but behind the screaming headlines lay a core of sheer absurdity. Just two weeks ago, for instance, newspapers reported that...

    by Bill Gallo on December 28, 1994
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    LETTERS

    Reel Life Regarding Patricia Calhoun's "The Mind Is Reeling," in the December 21 issue, I can only respond: It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World. Phyllis Lawrence Denver In keeping with Calhoun's theme, it's obvious to me that the Westword staff gets i...

    on December 28, 1994
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    A HOUSE DIVIDED - A DAUGHTER'S ACCUSATIONS RIPPED THIS FAMILY APART.FAMILY PLOTS WHAT HAPPENED TO THE WAHRLES ISN'T A PRETTY PICTURE.

    part 1 of 2 Bob Wahrle rose early. He wasn't one to dawdle in bed--efficiency and precision were close to his heart, befitting a man who'd spent the past twenty-four years working in quality control. He donned a white dress shirt and dark slacks and...

    by Karen Bowers on December 21, 1994
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    HOUSE FEATURE, Part 2 - The continuaton of "A House Divided."

    part 2 of 2 By early February 1993 Suzanne had seen Paul McClain on two occasions. At their first meeting, McClain later testified, Suzanne was uncommunicative, declining to answer even the most innocuous questions. He then asked to see her alone. S...

    by Karen Bowers on December 21, 1994
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    FLEE BARGAIN - CRAMPED CONDITIONS AND STAFFING SHORTAGES HAVE DENVER'S DEPUTIES FEELING INSECURE ABOUT SAFETY AT CITY HALL.

    As the two women hit and kicked him, Deputy Stan Marin struggled to keep a grip on his prisoner. It was the second time this year he'd had to fight a would-be escapee in the halls of Denver's City and County Building. And this time he was losing. ...

    by M.C. Moewe on December 21, 1994
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    OFF LIMITS

    Mail call! In case you belong to one of the three households in Denver that did not receive a "Newt Gingrich Stole Christmas" card from Representative Pat Schroeder, it's another cutout classic from our favorite congressional cutup. The reverse side ...

    on December 21, 1994
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    THE MIND IS REELING

    There Newt Gingrich sat, innocent as a choirboy who's just ditched a cancer-ridden first wife, meeting the press. If truth is stranger than fiction, it doesn't get much stranger than this. The Washington pundits were asking Gingrich, the next Spe...

    by Patricia Calhoun on December 21, 1994
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    THE FILLY THAT COULDN'T RUN STRAIGHT

    We had Cuban sandwiches, oxtail stew and cold beer in a place on Southwest Eighth Street. Then we drove out to Calder in Martinez's new Coupe de Ville. "Nice car, Henry," I said. "It's okay." He shrugged. "Blessings of America. Who you like to...

    by Bill Gallo on December 21, 1994
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    LETTERS

    Some Came Gunning Re: December 14's "Under the Gun," by Leslie Jorgensen and Sherry Keene-Osborn. It seems to me that one thing is very clear: If people like Francisco Duran cannot get guns (especially assault weapons!), then they cannot shoot at t...

    on December 21, 1994
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    TO THE BITTER END - ADAMS COUNTY LAME-DUCK SHERIFF ED CAMP PROBES AN IN-HOUSE CRITIC BECAUSE OF AN INFLAMMATORY FAX.

    In the mudfight that was last month's Adams County sheriff's election, incumbent Ed Camp was accused of--among other things--firing deputies who'd opposed him politically ("Cop-A-Doodle-Doo!," September 28). And though Camp lost his bid for re-electi...

    by Karen Bowers on December 21, 1994
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    ON THE OUTSIDE - FIREBRAND STEVE ARRINGTON, NOW IN ILL HEALTH, RECALLS THE GHOSTS OF AIDS BATTLES PAST.

    Two weeks before Christmas, black, gay, controversial AIDS activist Steve Arrington finds himself running out of money and time. Broke and staving off repeated AIDS-related infections, he says he's been forgotten by the black community he has struggl...

    by Steve Jackson on December 21, 1994
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Dear Stoner: Can non-residents buy edibles in Colorado? Dear Stoner: Can non-residents buy edibles in Colorado?

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Reader: "Thank God for gardens -- they give life, food"

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Dear Mexican: Why do your people stay in the U.S.?

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Readers weigh in on the state's fracking debate

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Dear Stoner: How much THC equals a lethal dose? Dear Stoner: How much THC equals a lethal dose?

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Dear Mexican: What do you think about going back to Europe?

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How Colorado became ground zero in America's energy wars How Colorado became ground zero in America's energy wars

At the Denver premiere of the film Dear Governor Hickenlooper last month, there were no stretch limos, no red-carpet divas, no paparazzi or moguls in tuxedos. What you got instead,… More >>

Dear Stoner: How should I talk to my children about pot? Dear Stoner: How should I talk to my children about pot?

Dear Stoner: I drive around town with my seven-year-old, and I know it is only a matter of time before he starts asking me about the "MMJ" signs everywhere. How… More >>

Readers remember Denver's early comedy scene

"Lori Story," Chris Utterback, June 26 Solid Gold Appreciate your writing and reflections on Denver's comedy scene via "Lori's Story." Just want to share that there was an active comedy… More >>

Dear Mexican: Why don't many Mexicans smoke?

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