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Increasingly bleak forecasts for the Colorado River have for the first time put into action elements of the 2019 upper basin drought contingency plan.
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  • Today on Colorado Edition: We learn more about a recent grant the Colorado Community College System is using to rework their police training programs. We’ll also hear about the fight against extremist radicalization and explore what experts have to say about the next possible pandemic. And we'll learn about the city of Greeley’s plan to acquire water rights on a property called Terry Ranch, located in northwest Weld County.
  • A number of economic forces continue to lure new buyers to the market even during the winter, a historically slower time for real estate sales.
  • On today’s Colorado Edition: We explore why our politics are so polarized, and what can be done to bridge the divide. We examine how the state’s Extreme Risk Protection Order law has been used in its first year. We look into what’s driving the recent surge in home prices across the state. And, we listen back to a conversation with a former state lawmaker about her work to make Martin Luther King, Jr. Day a recognized holiday in Colorado.
  • Northern Colorado communities are honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with virtual celebrations this year. In contrast, student organizers from the University of Northern Colorado are marking MLK Day by marching against social injustice. Here are other scheduled events across the Front Range for Monday, Jan. 18.
  • Polis kicked off his latest COVID-19 update by blasting the Trump administration, saying it lied to Colorado and other states about speeding up distribution of millions of vaccine doses from a national reserve.
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The coronavirus is disproportionately impacting Latinos in Weld County and across Colorado. Many of these individuals are essential workers. They are also community leaders, public health workers and family members helping others navigate through this unprecedented time. These are their stories.