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GUEST COLUMN: The downsides for Uber drivers
0 Tue, May 24, 2016

There are now more Uber drivers in New York City than there are taxicabs, much to the consternation of the taxi companies. Have you ever wondered why...

Mental health help available
By: - 0 Mon, May 23, 2016

May is a wonderful month in Colorado. As consistent, warm weather returns, we shed our winter gear, flowers start to bloom, and the grass becomes a...

GUEST COLUMN: A changing Colorado Springs
By: - 0 Sun, May 22, 2016

Moving back to Colorado Springs after 30 years, I have been struck most by how the city has become a much more many-sided place. I could tell that it...

GUEST COLUMN: Teachers deserve an apology
By: - 0 Sat, May 21, 2016

May 3 was National Teacher Appreciation Day. Unfortunately, this nation too often neglects to thank those who do important and seemingly impossible...

GUEST COLUMN: Say "no" to a special session
By: - 0 Sat, May 21, 2016

Not even 48 hours after the legislative session ended, the governor floated the idea of convening a special session to address the hotly debated...

GUEST COLUMN: Why Congress can't solve the Puerto Rico financial crisis
By: - 0 Fri, May 20, 2016

There are a number of very good reasons that Congress cannot reach agreement on a Puerto Rico solution:

- There is growing evidence that many...

FAGIN: Put third party candidates in debates
By: - 0 Thu, May 19, 2016

Can anyone imagine any debates less interesting, less substantive, and less thought-provoking than the ones we will soon see for president? One...

GUEST COLUMN: Government-approved heroin injection sites are shameful
By: - 0 Thu, May 19, 2016

There are no "safe heroin injection sites." The only "safe" approach to heroin is not to take it. For addicts, the humane public health response is...

GUEST COLUMN: Hillary had it right on the unborn
By: - 0 Mon, May 16, 2016

On April 5, Hillary Clinton got it right. Her statement brought criticism from the right and the left, but she was right. During an interview on...

GUEST COLUMN: Pikes Peak Region's heritage of innovation and entrepreneurship
By: - 0 Wed, May 11, 2016

The Pikes Peak region's recreation and tourism industries remain a largely "hidden gem" of employment and economic diversification as well as a key...

Medicaid expansion strains state budget
By: - 0 Tue, May 10, 2016

The newest dubious justification for weakening Colorado's limits on government spending is "our aging population."

The spending lobby seeks to...

GUEST COLUMN: Motherhood isn't lounging in pajamas all day
By: - 0 Sun, May 8, 2016

When asked about my career, I reply, "I'm a stay-at-home mom," then, "Yes, I really do have six kids." "That's right, all from the same father and...

Burden of second prison a reality for too many Coloradans
By: - 0 Fri, May 6, 2016

Last September, Colorado's Judicial Department began charging a 12 percent annual interest rate on outstanding restitution balances, affecting many...

Republicans left with a bullying demagogue as nominee
By: - 0 Thu, May 5, 2016

It's all over but the shouting. Donald Trump has won Indiana, and presumably the Republican nomination. Republican voters, what have you...

Byron York: Stunned Cruz supporters ask: What happened?
By: - 0 Wed, May 4, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Hours before the Cruz campaign's election-night event, the buzz was that Ted Cruz would deliver "somber" remarks. "Somber"...

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