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Colorado’s recovery from the worst recession since the Great Depression is as strong as any state’s in the nation, but for many middle-class families, decades of flat paychecks are leaving them with impossible decisions. Should they leave the … more
Colorado’s recovery from the worst recession since the Great Depression is as strong as any state’s in the nation, but for many middle-class families, decades of flat paychecks are leaving them with impossible decisions. Should they leave the … more
I am sure that you have seen the lists too, you know the kind I am talking about, right? Those lists that provide us with “The Best States to Live In,” “The Best Doctors,” “The Best Diets,” “The Best Restaurants” and the “Best” … more
Do you remember the Billy Joel song “We Didn’t Start the Fire?” Billy Joel takes us musically through a history lesson as he shares everything from Harry Truman to heavy metal, the cola wars and everything in between including Woodstock, punk … more
I am working my way through Doris Kearns Goodwin’s Pulitzer Prize-winning “Team of Rivals.” Of course, it’s brilliant. Abraham Lincoln is my favorite historical figure and, besides being the greatest orator in American history, turns out … more
Well, that was an interesting start to the new year. My first week of 2016 started with two funerals—one for the father of a friend, the other for the father of my oldest friend. Somebody said we’re “getting to that age.” I don’t want … more
A guiding principle of my life comes from Scottish author Ian MacLaren — “Be kind; everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.” Pop recording artist Kesha’s fight is among the hardest. A Feb. 19 court decision has made her battle the … more
The pain of racism is real and immediate: A young black woman looks toward the sky, tears leaving trails on her cheeks. As she chants, “We have nothing to lose but our chains,” she collapses into the arms of her friends. Jonathan Butler, a … more
Recently, I was invited to visit and observe court proceedings at the Adams County Court for Veterans (ACCV). I was deeply impressed with its mission: “using a collaborative, respectful and accountable approach to assist military veterans to … more
Jeremy Johnson is a husband, father, writer and runner of Colorado's Front Range. For more trail pictures, find him on Instagram @rudedudejohnson and search #adaddyontherun more
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