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Past articles by Allison:

Elijah McClain’s autopsy report changed ahead of arraignments of the officers, paramedics involved in his violent arrest

A change to the cause of death — once considered “undetermined” — could have big implications to the case against three Aurora officers and two paramedics. CPR News has filed a lawsuit against the Adams County Coroner to get the updated autopsy. → Read More

While Some In Colorado Can’t Get A Coronavirus Test, San Miguel County Will Test Everyone

The county isn’t paying for it. The tests are being paid for by an international biomedical company whose executives have a residence in Telluride. → Read More

Lawyers seek release of mentally ill from Colorado jails

Public defenders across the state have filed 64 requests to judges in recent weeks to get mentally ill people immediately moved out of jails. → Read More

Sens. Bennet And Gardner Say They Have A Compromise To Fund The Government

Colorado’s two U.S. senators have struck a compromise on a measure to fund the federal government and address immigration issues. → Read More

What People Say When Breaking News About A Deportation Goes Viral

Readers react to the deportation of Melecio Morales, a Denver-area father and undocumented immigrant. → Read More

Will A Front Range City Win The Amazon HQ2 Sweepstakes?

The deadline for proposals is Oct. 19, 2017, with a final site selection and announcement coming in 2018. → Read More

Breastfeeding Frontier Pilots, Attendants Await Federal OK To File Discrimination Suit

Airline employees say the company has violated the law by banning them from pumping on planes. → Read More

Breastfeeding Frontier Pilots, Attendants Await Federal OK To File Discrimination Suit

Airline employees say the company has violated the law by banning them from pumping on planes. → Read More

Denver Joins Suit Against Trump Admin In Fight Over Federal Money Vs. Immigration Policy

Mayor Michael Hancock joins dozens of other mayors and jurisdictions in the lawsuit, and is not worried about angering the White House. → Read More

Pot Can Bring In All The Tax Money It Wants, Colorado Springs Will Still Give It Side-Eye

Colorado Springs is among the few cities in the state that still prohibits recreational marijuana sales — advocates call it crippling to tax revenues and fuel for the black market. → Read More

Colorado Docs Are Making Bank On Opioid Drug Company Payments, Research Finds

Colorado doctors collected $4.6 million in payments over two years from opioid companies — the highest in the country based on population. → Read More

Grab The Popcorn, Colorado's 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Could Be A Wild One

It's been at least a decade since Democrats faced such a crowded primary field, and the Republican race is likely to heat up too. Meet some of the front-runners. → Read More

Denver Will Shield Some Undocumented Immigrants From ICE, But Not Offer Sanctuary

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock’s administration is trying to make it harder for authorities to track down undocumented immigrants in the city's courthouses. → Read More

Franken seeks FBI answers on federal attempts to question Standing Rock protesters

WASHINGTON – Democratic Sen. → Read More

Franken, Klobuchar wants Sessions to recuse self from Russia probe

Minnesota senators stop short of resignation call, but say Trump's AG must step away from any Russia inquiry → Read More

One upset mother inspires Ellison's campus gun measure

WASHINGTON – Usually, an individual person does not inspire a member of Congress to propose federal legislation. → Read More

Minnesotans glum about the future, their campaign choices

State voters' unease about the trustworthiness of the presidential frontrunners looms large at a pivotal time in the race, according to the latest Minnesota Poll. → Read More

Sen. Franken measure to get loans to Indian Country garners bipartisan love

WASHINGTON – The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe has been interested in installing solar panels on the reservation — which has soaring northern sun even in the winter — to help defray the costs of energy for low-income households. → Read More

U.S. Supreme Court weighs Minnesota's implied-consent law

The ruling in the case to be heard Wednesday could touch thousands of the state's motorists each year, attorneys say. → Read More

State Sen. Bonoff: Deeply concerned about partisanship in bid to take on Rep. Paulsen

In announcing a run for Congress against Republican Rep. → Read More