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October 1, 2016 | NPR · Before novelist Caroline Leavitt started dating a controlling boyfriend, she had tragically lost a friend to one. She says writing her new book was "a way for me to forgive myself."
 
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October 13, 2010

Colorado’s AG Race

Colorado’s Attorney General John Suthers joined a lawsuit last spring against the Obama Administration’s Health Care Plan, saying the federal government can not force people to buy health insurance. That move prompted Boulder District Attorney Stan Garnett to launch a bid for Suthers’job. He’s facing an uphill battle. Suthers’ long career in public office means he’s has great name recognition, and he’s raised more than twice as much money as Garnett. Now, Garnett is attacking Suthers in a new TV ad. From KCFR in Denver, Eric Whitney has more on the race for attorney general.

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Filed under: Elections,Eric Whitney,KRCC News,Legal Affairs,Politics — andrea @ 5:44 pm

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