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Failed 2014 overhaul shows how lobbyists, politics have maintained status quo of Colorado’s mental health care

A schizophrenic man had opened fire on a packed movie theater in Aurora, killing 12 and injuring dozens more. Something had to be done. The Aurora theater shooter had tried to get mental health treatment before the killings. That provided a possible opening for then-Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper to search for preventive solutions. He turned […]

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Opinion: As media professors surveying Colorado’s local-news landscape, we have good news and bad news

The role of local news has never been more important than today during a pandemic that has killed millions and at a time when anyone can spew rumors and conspiracies while sitting behind a screen.  In Colorado, online misinformation has led some to believe COVID-19 vaccines alter DNA, distrust legitimate philanthropic organizations in the community, […]