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Colorado Remembers 9-11

Author: Ernest Luning - September 19, 2011 - Updated: September 19, 2011

They brought flags, picnic lunches and deeply seared memories to a downtown park on the afternoon of Sept. 11 to commemorate the same day 10 years ago when everything changed. By turns mournful and festive, the ‘Colorado Remembers 9/11’ event included patriotic speeches delivered by the state’s most prominent elected officials, mighty Air Force jets […]

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Ernest Luning

Ernest Luning

Ernest Luning is a political correspondent for Colorado Politics. He has covered politics and government for newspapers and online news sites in Colorado for more than 25 years, including at the Highlands Ranch Herald, the Jefferson Sentinels chain of community newspapers and the Aurora Sentinel, where he was the city hall and cops reporter. After editing the Aurora Daily Sun, he was a political reporter and blogger for The Colorado Independent site. Since 2009, he has been the senior political reporter and occasional editor for The Colorado Statesman.