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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.

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.


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