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Gary Davis

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    June 21, 2013

    Photos: Badass Aurora cops during the '70s

    Last month, we offered up "Badass Aurora cops during the '80s," based on some amazing, vintage shots newly shared by the Aurora Police Department on its Facebook page. Now, the APD has done it again, rounding up vivid images from the previous decade, when cop dramas from The New Centurions to Serpi ... More >>

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    March 20, 2013

    Death penalty battle heats up at the State Capitol

    In more than eight hours of emotional testimony that stretched well into the evening, activists and faith groups seeking to abolish the death penalty in Colorado squared off against prosecutors and other backers of the ultimate punishment yesterday -- with family members of homicide victims speaking ... More >>

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    December 4, 2012

    Bob Autobee "drops out" of death penalty battle for son's killer, Edward Montour

    Frustrated by a decade of legal delays and setbacks, the father of slain state corrections officer Eric Autobee says that he now opposes further efforts to obtain the death penalty for inmate Edward Montour Jr. for the 2002 murder. In a recent interview, Bob Autobee also blasted the leadership of th ... More >>

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    September 21, 2012

    Gary Lee Davis: Colorado's last volunteer for the death penalty

    This week's feature, "The Happiest Man on Death Row," delves into Colorado's execution of Joe Arridy, a man with an IQ of 46, for a murder he almost certainly didn't commit. It happened in the 1930s, when the state's gas chamber was kept busy with a string of customers. But times are different now, ... More >>

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    August 3, 2012

    Weekend's best live music bets: My Morning Jacket, Band of Horses, Neil Young and more

    See Also: - Q&A with Jim James of My Morning Jacket - Profile: Joy Subtraction, 8/2/12 - Q&A with Angry Hand of God Welcome to the weekend! Aren't you glad you hung in there? Your hard work grinding it out this week is about to rewarded handsomely by a pair of back-to-back shows from My Morning Jac ... More >>

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    February 1, 2012

    Josiah Sher: Death for accused hit man, or just very expensive trial?

    Josiah Sher.​News that Eighteenth Judicial District Attorney Carol Chambers is seeking the death penalty for Josiah Sher, the alleged trigger man in a double-murder-for-hire case in Castle Rock, doesn't exactly come as a shocker. The slayings of Amara Wells and Bob Rafferty were about as coldb ... More >>

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    December 30, 2011

    David Bromberg on his career and studying with Reverend Gary Davis

    David Bromberg's eclectic musical expertise is rooted in the sounds of America. Since the 1960s, the singer and guitarist has drawn from a palette of influences, from bluegrass to ragtime, from country blues to New Orleans jazz. Taking lessons from the legendary Reverend Gary Davis as a Columbia stu ... More >>

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    November 30, 2011

    Sister Helen Prejean on why Colorado's death penalty is past its expiration date

    When you've spent close to three decades as one of America's leading opponents of capital punishment, you develop an understanding of what states truly have the will to execute their condemned. And Sister Helen Prejean, the Dead Man Walking author who's in Aurora tonight for a public talk on vengea ... More >>

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    April 18, 2011

    Rory Block on the struggles and triumphs that happen When a Woman Gets the Blues

    ​Rory Block (due April 21st at Rock and Soul Café in Boulder and on April 22nd at Swallow Hill in Denver) was fortunate to be at the epicenter of the roots music explosion of the late '50s and early '60s as a child in Greenwich Village. Block rubbed shoulders not just with Bob Dylan and Pete ... More >>

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    September 1, 2009

    Over the Weekend: Ratdog at Chautauqua

    ​Bob Weir & Ratdog Sunday, August 30 Chautauqua Auditorium Better Than: Parts of the reunited Dead's performance in Denver a few months ago For those of us who were introduced to the Grateful Dead as elementary school kids in the late-1980s by the San Francisco band's ubiquitous MTV hit "Touc ... More >>

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    April 28, 2009

    Is the death penalty worse than life in the hole?

    Last week, a bill to end the death penalty in Colorado squeaked through the House of Representatives by one vote; it reaches a Senate committee on Wednesday afternoon, April 29. The abolitionists maintain that execution is too costly and time-consuming and that the money could be better spent fund ... More >>

  • Goods & Services

    March 27, 2003
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    February 27, 2003

    Shrine On

    You must remember this.

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    February 13, 2003

    Bull's Eyeful

    The sordid legal saga of Katica Crippen, Second Amendment pinup girl.

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    November 21, 2002

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of November 21, 2002

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    November 7, 2002

    God Is His Co-Pilot

    From Sons of Silence to Son of God.

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    November 7, 2002

    Heaven on Wheels

    Former black sheep flock to Church in the Wind, Denver's biker ministry.

  • Music

    June 27, 2002

    Jorma Kaukonen

    Blue Country Heart (Columbia)

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    May 23, 2002

    Cruel and Unusual

    Declaring prison a waste of his time and your money, a minor felon seeks his own execution.

  • Music

    October 11, 2001

    Kind of Blue

    Multi-talented songwriter Laurie Lewis makes music with an ear toward tradition. But she's not afraid to break rules.

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    September 27, 2001

    War and Remembrance

    Father Jim Sunderland chose to spend his life as a middleman -- between killers and God.

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    June 28, 2001

    Dead Reckoning

    Donta Page's sentence revives Colorado's death-penalty debate -- but brings no closure. The Conclusion of "Penalty Zone."

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    June 21, 2001

    Shades of Black

    Defense attorneys fight to save their clients by comparing them to current residents of death row.

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    June 14, 2001

    Judge and Jury

    With several controversial cases coming up, Colorado's death-penalty decision moves to a three-judge panel.

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    June 14, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of June 14, 2001

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    June 7, 2001

    Murderers' Row

    Until two years ago, Colorado juries weighed whether men deserved to die. Now judges decide their fate.

  • Music

    May 11, 2000

    Blues Traveler

    Ben Stevens is on the road again -- and he couldn't be happier.

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    May 27, 1999

    The Final Judgment

    Two years ago this week, Brandy DuVall was killed by members of the Deuce-Seven gang. For the past month, the courts have been deciding whether her murderers live or die.

  • Music

    November 12, 1998

    Flower Power

    Blues singer-songwriter Mary Flower is back in season.

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    February 26, 1998
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    January 29, 1998
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    January 1, 1998
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    November 6, 1997
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    October 30, 1997
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    October 23, 1997
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    October 23, 1997
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    October 16, 1997
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    October 16, 1997
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    October 16, 1997

    The Killer Inside Him

    The twisted life--and lethal secrets--of Gary Davis.

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    October 9, 1997
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    October 2, 1997
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    September 25, 1997
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    June 19, 1997
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    October 31, 1996

    Last Call

    Nobody played the blues like Bobby Hornbuckle. Now he's living them to the end.

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