Flags are at half-mast in Colorado they have been so often this year

Flags in Colorado will fly at half staff today, as they have been since December 14, to honor the children and adults who were killed in Newtown, Connecticut. They'll be raised again to their full height on Wednesday -- unless of course there is another tragedy, another senseless death in Colorado or elsewhere in the world. And there seems to be a new one of those almost every week.
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Jonathan Shikes is a Denver native who writes about business and beer for Westword.
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