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Does Defeating Marilyn Musgrave Give Betsy Markey the Okay to Vote "No" on Health Care Reform?

Anne Z. Boxer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Anne Z. Boxer

A few days ago, I was tempted to contact anyone who would listen to put pressure on Markey. Then I remembered that without Betsy Markey I would still be cringing at Marilyn Musgrave.

The GOP Is for Lovers

Jessica Peck | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jessica Peck

Many Republicans can and do support gay rights without believing that expanding government intervention or mandates into our personal lives is the most effective way to fight discrimination.

Where Are McInnis' Writings About Colorado Water Issues?

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

What did Scott McInnis write during his $150,000 fellowship with the Hasan Family Foundation?

LA Mayor Travels to DC; Good News for Denver?

John Petro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
John Petro

For those of you in Denver worried about the future of FasTracks, I've got good news: Los Angeles' mayor Antonio Villaraigosa just took a trip to Washington, DC.

Walking Over the Edge

Julie Lucas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Julie Lucas

For the Denver Press Club's Annual Damon Runyon Award, political satirist P.J. O'Rourke is this year's honoree and guest speaker.

Video Double-Whammy: The New Swayback and Eric Peterson on the Wheel!

Erin Barnes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Erin Barnes

Today was a good day for stumbling upon great videos about Denver bands.

MediaNews's Bankruptcy Plan Approved

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

SAN FRANCISCO — A bankruptcy judge approved Affiliated Media Inc.'s reorganization plan Thursday and freed the publisher of the San Jose Mercury...

Newspaper Delivery a Daily Luxury

EllynAnne Geisel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
EllynAnne Geisel

I get it that we could read both papers online and save money and reduce our carbon footprints, but to relinquish the subscriptions for the ecological and financial good just isn't a consideration.

$250,000 A Year Is Not Middle Class Anywhere In America

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Sirota

Media voices perpetuate these myths of the impoverished wealthy, in part, because many media voices are themselves wealthy -- and there's no more powerful class solidarity than that which exists among the rich.

Tom Tancredo: 'Civic Literacy' Voting Comment Was Really A Statement About Public Schools

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Former Colorado Congressman and right wing lightning rod Tom Tancredo prompted national outrage at the Tea Party Convention in Nashville last Thursday...

A Libertarian's Take On The Colorado Springs Budget Crunch

Sean Paige | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Sean Paige

Rumors of Colorado Springs' economic death have been greatly exaggerated, to say the least. Let me put thinks in their proper context.

Denver Post Online To Charge Similar Fee As New York Times

Business Week | Greg Bensinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Feb. 5 (Bloomberg) -- MediaNews Group Inc. will start charging a fee for some articles on two of its newspapers' Web sites in May, adopting a pay sys...

Dave Schouweiler,

The Latest Word | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Davies loves a good debate. The avid Denver Post reader posted 624 comments in response to articles on the newspaper's website during a nine-month ...

MediaNews Group Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection

AP | CATHERINE TSAI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Affiliated Media Inc., the holding company for MediaNews Group Inc. newspapers including The Denver Post and San Jose Mercury News, sai...

Ian Fisher: An American Soldier's Journey Told In Pictures

Denver Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

This is how an American soldier is made. For 27 months, Ian Fisher, his parents and friends, and the U.S. Army allowed Denver Post reporters and a ph...

Activist Orgs Continue to Fund Top Post in Ritter Administration

Jessica Peck | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jessica Peck

Three years into his tenure, Gov. Bill Ritter should write a guidebook on how to buy a top post in his administration. Think it couldn't happen? It already is in the Governor's Energy Office.

Denver Post Says It Has Retained 86% Of Rocky Mountain News Subscribers

Yahoo! News | 16 Mins Ago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver


Michael Bennet Calls For

Greeley Tribune | Mike Peters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet wants federal investigators to take a closer look into the failure of New Frontier Bank in Greeley and possibly pursue crimin...

Colorado Can Lead Nation In Marijuana Policy

Jessica Peck | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jessica Peck

While some regulation of any industry may be appropriate at times, medical marijuana is being unfairly villainized by those who disagree with the state's voters

Can Pot Save Denver's Papers?

Jessica Peck | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jessica Peck

As the loss of the Rocky Mountain News still lingers, the focus now turns to saving the publications remaining. Essential revenue could come from the most unlikely of sources. Marijuana.

New Blue Review: Up, Up and a Waste of Air Time

Todd Hartley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Todd Hartley

The Octomom is getting a show. Even that crying kid imploring the world to leave Britney Spears alone was in line to get a TV show. Everyone wants to get on TV these days. Heene's no different.

Denver Banks More Dangerous Than Medical Marijuana Dispensaries?

Jessica Peck | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jessica Peck

After a week of sensationalist headlines wrongly insinuating a non-existent link between medical marijuana dispensaries and increased violence, we were compelled to provide a voice of reason.

Imagine Coors Field Today -- Time to Change Baseball Season

Michael D. Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michael D. Brown

Suppose the Rockies were now playing in the World Series. What exactly would the world think, looking out on Denver from the television cameras in Coors Field?

Stopping the Presses: What Will Journalism Resemble in the Post-Print Age?

Wayne Trujillo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Wayne Trujillo

As I picked up several copies of the shrunken final edition of the Rocky Mountain News, I felt a sadness not only for that issue, but also for the physical transformation of the newspaper.

Sen. Mark Udall and VA Secretary Shinseki Finger Pointing on Tim Masters Case

Michael D. Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michael D. Brown

Tim Masters has been busy trying to rebuild his life after almost ten years in prison for a crime he did not commit. Now he does not have access to the GI benefits he deserves.