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Rajaratnam

An insider undone

By The Daily Sentinel

There are many perks, no doubt, to being a billionaire stock trader and hedge-fund manager. But one of them should not be a free pass on the laws governing insider trading and securities fraud. Raj Rajaratnam did not get a free pass. The Sri ...


Oil shale

Caution, not halt, called for on oil shale

By The Daily Sentinel

Gasoline prices have been climbing and so, naturally, is interest in oil shale. After all, if there is the equivalent of several Saudi Arabian oil fields trapped in the rock and sands of Colorado, Utah and Wyoming, U.S. energy woes could be ...


Gov.‘s woodshed call ended ugly session

By The Daily Sentinel

It took the threat of a public spanking from the governor, but legislative leaders finally acted a little like grown-ups Wednesday to wrap up an extremely disappointing 2011 legislative session. We wish Gov. John Hickenlooper had challenged ...


Congratulations, Clifton

By The Daily Sentinel

There’s no need to read between the lines regarding third-grade reading scores at Clifton Elementary School. They jumped an eye-popping 27 percentage points from last year’s scores. This year, 74 percent of Clifton third-graders ...


Pot-driving bill got burned

By The Daily Sentinel

Colorado Attorney General John Suthers and Sen. Steve King of Grand Junction were irate this week after the state Senate killed a bill that would have established a legal limit for driving under the influence of marijuana. Their frustration ...


Colorado redistricting opportunity squandered

By The Daily Sentinel

Members of the Colorado Legislature have until midnight tonight to reach a compromise on a congressional redistricting bill. Here’s some advice for all Coloradans: Don’t hold your breath expecting that to occur. Senate Democrats ...


It’s time to get used to CMU

By Staff

The roughly 1,200 diplomas that will be awarded to Mesa State College graduates Sunday will likely be the last to carry the Mesa State appellation. Those who receive diplomas in coming years expect to receive them from Colorado Mesa ...


Details, details

By The Daily Sentinel

The old adage that the devil is in the details is especially true of Senate Bill 208, which would merge the Colorado Division of Wildlife and the State Parks and Recreation Division. The bill, which has sailed rapidly through the state ...


State must be ready for manufacturing change

By The Daily Sentinel

There’s a change coming in global manufacturing, one that could mean huge benefits for the United States and, we hope, places like western Colorado. The great financial edge China has held in world manufacturing is rapidly evaporating. ...


Fanatics versus fantastics

By The Daily Sentinel

There’s a power struggle taking place in Iran right now, but it’s not between moderates and conservatives or reformers and rigid traditionalists. Rather, the fight is between old guard Muslim clerics who have ruled Iran since the ...


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