Waste spills out from an abandoned mine in Clear Creek County in August 2018. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

50 million gallons of polluted water pours daily from mine sites across the U.S., including Colorado

That torrent is poisoning aquatic life and tainting water supplies in Montana, California, Colorado, Oklahoma and at least five other states.

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Health Primary category in which blog post is published

A condition called aphasia makes language difficult. This CU therapy group seeks to change the narrative — through “applied theater.”

About a dozen clients at the university’s clinic have launched rehearsals of their own interpretation of “The Wizard of Oz.” Already, the experience is stretching their abilities.

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado mountain biking program teaches girls to conquer trails, with an eye toward helping in other parts life

The Cycle Effect brings the recreation and competition of affluent mountain communities to traditionally underserved residents -- with payoff for perseverance

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A deeper look at the Colorado money race ahead of 2020: Who raised the most and where it came from

John Hickenlooper gets boost from national Democrats as Andrew Romanoff holds steady in the primary for U.S. Senate