Goodwill Industries of Denver relies heavily on donations to its stores. Whatever financial contributions are made by the local community stays in the community, the company said. (Provided by Goodwill Industries of Denver)

Donations to Colorado charities fell flat last year and some are blaming Trump’s tax law

While the dollar amount of giving is down by millions of dollars, individual giving is actually up and there are more Colorado charities than ever

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Shootings and shock value: Hoodies, video use similar tactics — including invoking Columbine massacre

Both used shock value to make a point about gun violence — and both are dealing with different levels of reaction, some positive and, in the case of the fashion show, a lot of it negative

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Telluride’s Original Thinkers blends stories with art, music, movies, performances

“We hope people come out of this festival with not just clarity for what’s going on, but some fuel or juice to deal with everything and say ‘I can get out there make a positive impact,’” says organizer.