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    July 4, 2013
  • Blogs

    June 20, 2013

    Sand Creek Massacre: Exhibit closes as tribal consultations get under way

    Seven months after the Northern Cheyenne tribe sent its last letter to History Colorado demanding that Collision: The Sand Creek Massacre 1860s to Today be closed; fourteen months after History Colorado opened its new building with that exhibit in place, despite earlier protests; and almost 149 year ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2012

    Marijuana at the Crossroads: Event asks if MMJ lawyers are breaking oath

    According to keynote speaker and DU prof Sam Kamin, "Marijuana at the Crossroads," a Sturm College of Law symposium that starts tomorrow (see the schedule below), aims to get beyond the usual pot palaver. Sample subject: Are attorneys breaking their professional oath simply by specializing in medic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2009

    Stephanie Villafuerte supporters stand tough

    Not everyone is out to get Stephanie Villafuerte.​Stephanie Villafuerte's nomination as U.S. Attorney for Colorado hasn't gone smoothly. Opponents continue to suggest that she may have taken part in accessing a federal database for political reasons -- the very thing for which former ICE agent ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2009

    Wake-Up Call: Calling all Colorado crackpots

    From the penthouse to the doghouse -- or is that the big house? Yesterday, a new Pew poll ranked Denver number one as the big city where people would most like to live. Apparently it's already tops among crooks who can't think straight -- much less shoot straight. Yesterday, Tharin Gartrell, one of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2009

    Wake-Up Call: An end to musical chairs

    Ken Salazar has been sworn in as Secretary of the Interior. Michael Bennet is now a U.S. senator. Tom Boasberg is taking over as superintendent of Denver Public Schools, promising to "accelerate reform." That leaves just one more chair to fill -- the U.S. Attorney's seat vacated by Republican Troy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2009

    Wake-Up Call: Naming names for U.S. attorney

    Right before he headed into his lovefest/confirmation hearing for the Secretary of the Interior post, still-Senator Ken Salazar and new Senator Mark Udall sent President-elect Barack Obama the names of three candidates for U.S. attorney, since that post generally goes with the winning party, and Rep ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2009

    Wake-Up Call: It's on to 2010

    The Colorado Legislature just convened yesterday, with four months of hard work and tough budgeting choices ahead. So it's no surprise that in their off-hours, citizen lawmakers would rather ignore this new year altogether and go directly to 2010, which promises plenty of political surprises. Alread ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2008

    Shmuck: The Obama plotters

    Bad movies lead to bad plots. What do you get when you cross a wanted criminal, underage girls, methamphetamines, wigs, guns, body armor, the Democratic National Convention and The Bodyguard (with Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner)? A plot to kill Barack Obama. And yet, police say the plans to a ... More >>

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    September 4, 2008
  • Blogs

    September 3, 2008

    Obama murder plot story and the North Carolina connection

    Nathan Johnson as seen on Channel 4. "Local Obama Plot Case Lures N.C. Lawyer," in the September 3 Denver Post, revolves around Lawrence Hewitt, an attorney who represents Jerry Blanchard, a North Carolina man accused of threatening to kill Barack Obama; Blanchard reportedly called the Democratic ... More >>

  • News

    July 19, 2001

    Old-Age Wisdom

    The state told Virginia Fraser to shut up, but she won't give up on the elderly.

  • News

    October 12, 2000

    Born to Believe

    Church members had faith that God would heal their children. But often faith wasn't enough.

  • News

    April 11, 1996

    Winging It

    Hype makes right at the center for the new west.