Gazette editorial page editor Wayne Laugesen will moderate a pre-presidential debate debate at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Independence Institute, 727 E. 16th Ave., Denver. The debate is sponsored by the Independence Institute and the Heritage Foundation. Hear former Congressman Bob Beauprez, Congressman Jared Polis and others debate the role of government in the economy. RSVP is required. Register here.