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Earlier this month, the CDC said that vaccinated students and school staff could go maskless, but that school leaders could issue universal masking policies if they saw fit. Children under 12 aren’t yet eligible for vaccines, but the previous guidance left room for high schools with vaccinated staff and students to operate without face coverings. Continue Reading

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A suit against El Paso County Sheriff Bill Elder will move forward after a federal appellate court in Denver ruled Tuesday there is "ample evidence" that he allowed allies in the sheriff's office to speak freely about politics, while punishing an employee who supported his election rival. Continue Reading

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By a 2-1 decision, a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit rejected a First Amendment challenge to the Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act from Lorie Smith and her company, 303 Creative LLC. Smith, a website designer, sought to warn potential clients that she would not create wedding websites featuring same-sex couples because of her Christian beliefs. Continue Reading

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Federal authorities took custody of three of the suspects arrested in connection with a stash of guns and drugs found in a downtown hotel earlier this month at the request of police to ensure the suspects would not be released, a senior city government official has confirmed to The Denver Gazette. Continue Reading

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In Colorado Politics' roundup of news from the third branch of government: Are the White House and U.S. Senate not going to fill an appeals court vacancy based on the federal judiciary's request? Also, a national legal association is honoring a former Denver judge and longtime diversity advocate. Continue Reading

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Joey Bunch: "Educational bipartisanship isn’t new — Republican Gov. Bill Owens appointed Democratic Rep. Peggy Lamm in 1999, for one — but the need for bipartisanship is now no less than preserving our union at stake. If those walls come down,  the next generation will swing the sledgehammer." Continue Reading