Death of Carl Hilliard

October 25, 1937 - November 10, 2013
Commerce City, Colorado | Age 76

Former AP reporter dies at 76
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COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Former Associated Press Colorado Capitol reporter Carl Hilliard, who was known for his wit and a weekly newspaper column that chronicled the warts, the heroes and the history of Colorado and its leaders, died Sunday of a heart attack. He was 76.

His son, Bronson, said his father often reported on the foibles of government leaders, but also didn't hesitate to praise them when he believed they did something right.

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