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Colorado Freedom Memorial project underway

Author: Ernest Luning - February 11, 2013 - Updated: February 11, 2013

Nearly a dozen years after the idea was first conceived, organizers, dignitaries and military families broke ground in Aurora on Saturday for a memorial honoring every Colorado member of the military killed or missing in action since statehood. The Colorado Freedom Memorial — set to open on May 26, the day before Memorial Day — […]

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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.