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Littwin: As the Derek Chauvin trial continues, so does police killing of unarmed Black men

That a Black man was killed after a traffic stop 10 miles from the site of the trial in the death of George Floyd should be unimaginable. Sadly, it is not. A video from Virginia shows why.

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Opinion: Colorado’s outdoor enthusiasts and the businesses that serve them have a strong advocate in Congress

Rep. Joe Neguse has lifted up the outdoor industry and helped advance the policy priorities that are key to our member companies and to the millions of individuals who spend time in the outdoors.

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Opinion: A faith perspective on why Colorado should expand Colorado’s tax credits for working families

By closing loopholes and expanding tax credits that help working families, Colorado will be doing the right thing — both economically and from a perspective grounded in love for our neighbors.

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Silverman: Denver and Atlanta were linked by boycotts long before the All-Star Game

Coors Field deserves the 2021 MLB All-Star Game over Georgia

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Opinion: Colorado’s investment in more equitable higher-ed funding is a necessary start

Laying the groundwork for an economy with a strong middle class requires us to be strategic with our investments – and it’s time to reinvest in higher education.

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Littwin: Vaccine passports are coming, but you may have to cross battle lines to get them

Yes, there are real privacy concerns here, but that’s not necessarily why the passports have become another front in the culture wars.

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Nicolais: Why I’m an ex-RINO still caught in No Man’s Land

We're stuck with a political system that does not work for most Coloradans, and there's little hope for centrists and moderates

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Pritchett: You’re going to die. So now what are you going to do about it?

Death can be a difficult topic, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t talk about it. Avoidance is not a solution.

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Opinion: The LEAP ballot initiative can help Colorado kids soar

Colorado has a unique opportunity to help our kids, our educators and our schools succeed, and we must seize this moment to make a difference in their lives.

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Opinion: Unelected commissions and boards are running a large part of Colorado government and your life

When there are big, weighty decisions to be made, we should put the power in the hands of those who are closest to the people and most likely to hear their voice.

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Opinion: 18 years after the Concorde’s last flight, supersonic air travel will soon be ready for another takeoff

It's been 24 years since a supersonic passenger jet landed at DIA. Now, Colorado’s Boom Technology is among the firms that are part of a resurgence in supersonic flight interest.

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Opinion: A Colorado education leader sees opportunity emerging from the COVID-19 chaos

Over the last year, in too many communities across the country, closed public systems have lurched from one crisis to the next, failing to either solve present challenges or imagine a different future.

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Opinion: A bill in the Colorado legislature might have saved my son

When an opioid overdose strikes, naloxone can be the difference between life and death. Legislation could put it in more hands.

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Littwin: Let’s give thanks to Trump and his toadies for bringing the All-Star Game to Coors Field

The big test for Colorado Republicans is whether they’ll join the call to boycott “woke” companies, including the one holding an All-Star Game in the state.

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Opinion: In a crisis, mutual aid steps in when governments fall short

We can start by creating systems of collective care that make the sharing of social capital and resources the norm.

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Opinion: Why too few Black women and girls report sexual violence

As we strive to prevent and end sexual violence, we must start by interacting with survivors in a supportive, empathetic, and trauma-informed manner.

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Opinion: A emergency pediatrician on why a law on safe storage of guns would save young lives

If a child comes to my ER having swallowed a bottle of Tylenol, I can give them medicine to help undo the harm. I couldn’t undo the bullet sitting in my 13-year-old patient's brain.

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Littwin: If you watch the trial, Derek Chauvin’s knee seems to be on every witnesses’ neck

The trial is not only about George Floyd’s death and injustice, but also comes at yet another American crossroads on race.

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Carman: What’s more powerful than a good guy with a gun? A lawmaker with courage.

Former Colorado Senate President John Morse has one regret about gun control legislation — the legislature should have done more

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Nicolais: This year, the April Fools’ joke is on Rockies fans

The Nolan Arenado trade is simply the most visible sign of a team comfortable taking fans' money without returning anything on the field

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