I-News at Rocky Mountain PBS

I-News is the public service journalism arm of Rocky Mountain PBS and works in collaboration with news media throughout Colorado.

You can learn more about the I-News Network at www.inewsnetwork.org.



Sun May 19, 2013

Pikes Peak Park: Colorado’s Deadliest Neighborhood

A graffiti-ridden "Neighborhood Watch" sign at the edge of Census Tract 54:00 in Colorado Springs on May 3, 2013.
Joe Mahoney I-News Network at Rocky Mountain PBS

A Colorado Springs neighborhood of 1960s tract homes, apartments and schools led the state in gun deaths over the 12 years between the mass shooting tragedies at Columbine High and the Aurora theater.

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Thu March 21, 2013

Colorado Adults Are Still Fit And Healthy, But What About The Children?

Todd Lappin Flickr - Creative Commons

Colorado is continually heralded at the fittest state in the country – but behind that ranking stand a host of health measures that paint a different picture, placing the state mid-pack or worse in things such as infant mortality and binge drinking.

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Sun March 10, 2013
Gun Debate

In Colorado, Gun Violence Is Disproportionately Personal

Bill Bradford Flickr - Creative Commons

In the 12 years between Colorado’s worst mass shootings at Aurora and Columbine, Coloradans used guns to kill themselves about four times more frequently than they used them to kill each other.

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Mon February 18, 2013
Series: Losing Ground

Proposal At The Capitol To Create Commision On Racial And Ethnic Inequality

Colorado state Rep. Joe Salazar, D-Denver and Rep. Angela Williams, D-Thorton, plan to introduce a measure which would create a commission to take a detailed look at specific areas where racial and ethnic minorities lag in Colorado
Joe Mahoney The I-News Network

Two Colorado lawmakers plan to push for a comprehensive examination of racial and ethnic inequality in the state as a precursor to future legislation aimed at closing some of the gaps that separate Latinos and African-Americans from whites.

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Tue February 12, 2013

Despite Strides, Dental Care Eludes Many Medicade-Eligible Youth

Torrie Smith, 3, left, holds an apple at their home in Denver on Friday, Nov. 30, 2012. Torrie's parents talked about their experience getting dental treatment through Medicaid for Torrie after she fell and broke four front teeth.
Joe Mahoney I-News

When she was 3, Torrie Smith tripped on an uneven sidewalk, fell face down onto some steps and broke four front teeth.

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