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James Mejia Kicks Off Denver Mayoral Campaign

Not surprisingly, Denver mayoral candidate James Mejia believes education is the key to the city’s success.

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Denver Mayoral Candidate Doug Linkhart Pushing Sentence Reform

Linkhart opposes mandatory sentences because they don’t allow for judicial discretion.

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Hickenlooper’s Homeless Program In Denver Cites Progress

A report released Friday by Denver’s Road Home suggests that halfway through Mayor John Hickenlooper’s 10-year plan to end homelessness, the program is seeing great success.

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Denver’s Government Contemplates Overnight Metered Parking

Drivers would be allowed to park overnight in downtown Denver at city meters for a total of $9 over a 12-hour period, according to a proposal unveiled to a City Council committee yesterday.

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Colo. Springs Groups Chip In To Hire D.C. Lobbyist

Colorado Springs utilities customers soon will be getting a little something extra for the rates they pay for electricity and gas, although it’s probably not something they would expect—their very own Washington, D.C. lobbyist.

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Denver Limits Pot In Neighborhoods

The Denver City Council last night backed restricting medical marijuana grow operations in residential neighborhoods, to the ire of medical marijuana advocates.

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Denver Councilman Doug Linkhart Files In Mayoral Race

Denver at-large Councilman Doug Linkhart yesterday became the fifth candidate to file paperwork to run for mayor of Denver, stating that as mayor he would re-evaluate Denver police leadership following a string of police brutality, criminal and disciplinary incidents facing the Department of Safety.

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In Aurora, It’s More Police, Fewer Libraries

Aurora’s 2011 budget includes a line item that has become a rarity among municipalities these days: new hires.

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Lakewood Impound Measure An ‘Uphill Battle’

The lead proponent of a hotly contested Lakewood ballot initiative that aims to require police there to impound the cars of unlicensed drivers says he’s going to “grin and bear it.”

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Who Pulled The Plug On Denver’s Johns TV?

Long before authorities began applying legal pressure to Craigslist and other online classified outlets for their “Adult Services” categories, the City and County of Denver popularized a unique method for stamping down on the world’s oldest profession: shame.

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