Denver teachers and union representatives rally at the Colorado Capitol on Jan. 30, 2018, as a strike looms. (John Frank, The Colorado Sun)

Activists want to “flip” the Denver Public Schools board after the teachers’ strike. But the meaning is complicated

For the past decade and a half, a majority of the Denver Public Schools board have agreed with a set of policies that have made the district a nationwide exemplar for a certain brand of education reform

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Colorado attorney general announces alliance to address hate crimes

The announcement came less than a week after an annual FBI report showed there were 123 hate crimes reported in Colorado in 2018, a 16% increase over the previous year

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Altitude sues Comcast, says cable provider is running Denver sports network out of business

Basketball and hockey fans still can’t watch Denver Nuggets, Colorado Avalanche on Comcast as dispute gets uglier

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More Colorado workers will get breaks, must make $42,500 salary to be exempt from overtime under draft policy

The proposal represents a major win for Colorado labor groups, who have long been pushing for the changes -- although they didn’t get everything they wanted.