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Valerie Richardson

Valerie Richardson

Valerie Richardson covers politics and the West from Denver. She can be reached at [email protected].

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Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai (right) and Commissioner Mignon Clyburn (far left) were asked to leave by a member of security as the meeting room is evacuated where the Federal Communications Commission was about to vote on net neutrality Thursday. (Associated Press)

New legal battles begin after FCC votes to repeal net neutrality

Not even a bomb threat and impromptu evacuation could stop the Federal Communications Commission from voting Thursday to repeal net neutrality, setting up another legal battle between the Trump administration and Democratic attorneys general. Published December 14, 2017

In this Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, file photo, demonstrators rally in support of net neutrality outside a Verizon store in New York. The Federal Communications Commission is voting Thursday, Dec. 14, to undo Obama-era net neutrality rules that guaranteed equal access to the internet. The industry promises that the internet experience isnt going to change, but the issue has struck a nerve. Protests have erupted online and in the streets as everyday Americans worry that companies like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T will be able to control what they see and do online. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File) **FILE**

Left launches late effort to derail FCC's net neutrality repeal

Progressives mounted a last-ditch effort Wednesday to derail the Federal Communications Commission's anticipated repeal of net neutrality, a wonky policy issue that has spun up the left like nothing since conservatives at Berkeley. Published December 13, 2017

Timothee Chalamet plays a 17-year-old boy who becomes romantically involved with a 24-year-old man in the film "Call Me By Your Name." The film has been called an "erotic triumph" and "strikingly mistimed." (Associated Press)

Acclaimed film of boy-man love raises hackles in Hollywood

Hollywood has been rocked for months by reports of sexual misconduct, but evidently there is no bad time to release a major motion picture about a gauzy romance between an adult man and a teenage boy. Published December 12, 2017