Jails, Prisons Are Common Repository for Those with Mental Illness

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Many more people suffering with mental illnesses are in jail or prison in Colorado than in a therapeutic hospital setting.And many of the state's sheriffs are outspoken with their opinions that that should not be the case.

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Author Believes Versatile Hemp Plant Will Now Flourish

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Author Doug Fine believes that Colorado's new hemp farming initiatives will meet with huge success because the marijuana cousin is "unbelievably, genuinely useful in a huge array of real world market applications today for which there are markets."

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Standing in the Gap Resources

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Twenty years after the end of federal court mandated busing, Denver Public Schools are re-segregated, according to "Standing in the Gap," a new four-part documentary series by Rocky Mountain PBS. Browse data and access resources.

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Boulder County DA announces SANE program

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District Attorney Stan Garnett announced sexual assault forensic exams will be offered at Boulder’s Foothills Hospital through a community partnership. The exams, also known as SANE exams or rape kits, will be available around the clock through the emergency room.

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