Denver writer and part-time cab driver Gary Reilly was more interested in writing novels -- many of which had to do with a cabbie named Murph who also wrote novels -- than publishing them. But since Reilly's death last year from cancer at 61, his Murph sagas are rolling out with the regularity of ha ... More >>
Once upon a time there was a Denver cabbie who wrote novels about a Denver cabbie who writes novels. Brendan Murphy, better known as Murph, tosses his manuscripts into a steamer trunk, with no expectation that they'll ever be read. But his creator, Gary Reilly, never abandoned his dream of becoming ... More >>
Recognize this fella? Do you know from which country the U.S. of A. declared its independence in 1776? If so, consider yourself among the 74 percent of Americans who do. If not, consider yourself dumber than a first grader, which is when everyone learns about George Washington and how he comm ... More >>
To teach it or not to teach it? The Republican-heavy state Board of Education is going after a $3.2 million abstinence-only education grant that Governor Bill Ritter's administration passed up in favor of a $3.9 million grant that pays for sex ed that teaches kids about birth control, too. So ... More >>
Education commissioner Dwight Jones's op-ed got poor grades from the CEA.Update, 1:30 p.m., April 15: This blog, originally published yesterday afternoon, has been updated to reflect the comments of Education Commissioner Dwight Jones.
A union that represents 40,000 teachers in Colorado is a ... More >>