Colorado Votes 2016: What's on the Ballot

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Get insights and information about ballot measures facing Colorado voters this year with RMPBS News Anchor John Ferrugia.

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ACLU files racial profiling suit in Colorado Springs traffic stop

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Two black men who were pulled from a vehicle at gunpoint during a traffic stop in 2015 are suing the city and three Colorado Springs police officers on grounds of racial profiling.

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Rural Colorado grapples with opiate epidemic and high death rate from overdoses

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The ability to provide or receive the life-saving drug naloxone in Colorado still depends on geography.

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A Handful of Colorado Towns Rely Heavily on Money from Traffic Tickets

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Rocky Mountain PBS News, in collaboration with 9Wants to Know, analyzed 270 municipal budgets in Colorado to determine revenue from traffic tickets. A few small towns – reaped big bucks.

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Clean Coal: Fact Or Fiction?

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During the second Presidential debate, Donald Trump responded to a question about energy policy by saying, “There is a thing called clean coal. Coal will last for a thousand years in this country.” An Inside Energy follower named David asked us, “#CleanCoal: True or false prophecy?” We try to answer that question.

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The Collapse of Coal: A Video Documentary

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Inside Energy and The Allegheny Front teamed up to look at how the American coal industry is dealing with the latest crisis.

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Rocky Mountain PBS welcomes John Ferrugia as Principal News Anchor and Managing Editor

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Investigative reporter and award-winning journalist John Ferrugia has joined Rocky Mountain PBS as Principal News Anchor and Managing Editor.

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Inside Energy Reads: How ‘Rooftop Solar’ Became ‘Private Solar’

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An Energywire story explains how the electricity industry is changing the way it talks about who they are and what they do.

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Gridlocked: Outside/In Podcast

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What if everything you thought you knew about energy was exactly backwards? What if the way that we currently do electricity is actually the most expensive option, and all of that fancy “clean-tech” and “green-tech” actually the cheapest option? Listen to the Outside/In podcast episode GRIDLOCKED for answers.

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Video: Police in Mountain View, Pop. 518, Wrote 3,624 Traffic Tickets in 2014

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Rocky Mountain PBS I-News, in collaboration with 9Wants to Know, analyzed 270 municipal budgets in Colorado to determine the percentage of each town or city's revenue based on traffic stops. Only 40 municipalities earned more than 4 percent of total revenue from citations.

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Racial and Ethnic Disparities Loom Large in State Justice

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Blacks and Latinos are overrepresented in the criminal justice system nationally and in Colorado. From arrests, through incarceration and release, the system has a strong undertow of people of color: it’s easy to get caught up and difficult to escape.

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Bill Would Make State Investigations into Wage Theft a Public Record

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Legislation that would make public many investigations by the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment has been introduced in the state house, following a Rocky Mountain PBS News inquiry into the agency’s secrecy practices.

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SANE Exam, Important Tool Against Rape, Initiated at Foothills Hospital

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Boulder’s Foothills Hospital opened its 24-7 sexual assault nurse examiner program on March 14. One aspect of the exam, which didn’t exist previously in Boulder County, is the collection of legal evidence that can put rapists behind bars.

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Watch the Documentary ‘Feasting on Fuel’

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How much energy did it take to make your dinner? Our food takes a lot of fossil fuel to produce. From the field to grocery stores and your kitchen, our food system demands more electricity each year. Inside Energy and Harvest Public Media teamed up to look at where that energy goes and how some are trying to curb the industry’s appetite for electricity.

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Inside Energy Reads: What Happened To NRG Energy?

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EnergyWire digs into the financial and cultural struggles at green energy pioneer NRG Energy in the wake of their pullback from renewables.

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