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GUEST COLUMN: Impact of higher education is vast
By: - 0 Mon, May 30, 2016

Over the past couple of weeks, the University of Colorado's four campuses have been sending our latest graduates into the world. Commencement is the...

VA: Bureaucratic lunacy and lack of accountabilityop/edop/ed
By: - 0 Sun, May 29, 2016

In remarks last week, Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald set off a firestorm of indignation when he compared lengthy wait times for...

GUEST COLUMN: Springs voters deserve better
By: - 0 Thu, May 26, 2016

Amid a presidential election year that has been like almost no other - sinking to new lows in mudslinging, smears and cheap shots - I didn't think...

Bzdek: Let's count the many ways Denver magazine was wrong about Colorado Springs
By: - 0 Wed, May 25, 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: Find meaning even in ordinary work
0 Wed, May 25, 2016

If you're like me, graduation was a time for thinking expansively about the meaning of work and how to make my mark professionally.

I felt a...

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: 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...

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