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Michael Hancock

An Inside Look at the Denver Police Department

Mutual mistrust between citizens and the police has rarely been higher in America, and Denver is no exception. What’s being done on both sides of the thin blue line to remedy this—and is it enough?

Big (Possible) Plans for Stock Show Complex

A feasibility study released this week suggests a new arena and livestock stadium for the National Western site, but the price has yet to be determined.

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Politics: Bagging It

Denver’s city council will consider a proposal on Monday that would add a five cent fee for every paper or plastic bag that consumers use in the city. If the bill passes the initial vote, a public hearing—and a final vote—will happen later this month.

Talking Points

Ever wish you could ask the mayor about urban development, or a battalion chief about fighting the Waldo Canyon fire, or a Nobel Prize winner about the nature of reality? In our first-ever Interview Issue, we asked 18 of the city’s brightest, most outspoken leaders and personalities those questions, and many more. Turn the page to hear them speak out—in their own words.

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Costume Party

Our tongue-in-cheek picks for what Denver big shots should wear this Halloween.

Batter Up

Every season, Rockies players pick the tune that’ll play as they stride up to home plate. At press time, 2012’s at-bat songs were still TBD, so we asked some of Denver’s bigwigs to choose a “walk-up” song for themselves.

The Fifty

We rank the 50 most powerful people in Denver.

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On the Scene: Occupy Denver

The countdown has begun. Will protesters vacate Veteran's Park? And what happens if they don't?

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