Walker Stapleton, left, and Jared Polis, center, offered contrast in the final televised debate of the Colorado governor's race at the University of Denver on Oct. 23, 2018 (John Frank, The Colorado Sun)

The final governor’s race debate set the stakes for the election. Here’s three things we learned.

Republican Walker Stapleton and Democrat Jared Polis faced off on television for a final time Tuesday before Election Day.

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Clarence Moses-EL’s federal lawsuit against Denver for overturned rape conviction is dismissed

The judge ruled Clarence Moses-EL's experience was "horrifyingly unjust," but she said the 2017 lawsuit did not demonstrate a violation of his constitutional rights.

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With tensions rising in the Colorado Senate, the breaking point is reached — over an attendance record

There was a defining moment in the Senate chamber Monday, when weeks of partisan politics came to a head. That led to attempts to set a better tone for the remaining weeks of the 2019 session. It’s unclear if they will work.