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Portrait images of three grocery workers. An older white man on the right facing forward in a Zoom window, a younger Hispanic woman in the middle, body facing right but head facing the camera and another older white man on the left, smiling with a bookshelf behind him.
Adam Rayes
Distribution of the coronavirus vaccine has been slower than many had hoped, leaving at risk people who have to leave home for work every day. This is particularly true for Colorado’s grocery workers, who've gotten sick with hundreds of recorded cases of COVID-19 in 2020 and continue catching the virus. Some are turning to their union for help as they worry about their health and financial security.
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  • Today on Colorado Edition: Coronavirus vaccine efforts are underway, but data suggests the doses aren’t quite reaching rural communities and people of color. We’ll hear from the head of a large community health provider about how they’re working to change that. And as Republican congresswoman Lauren Boebert wraps up her first few weeks in office, we’ll explore whether there’s a place in the post-Trump era for her divisive political style. We’ll also check in on how the return to in-person learning is going for students in the Greeley-Evans school district, and for Denver Public Schools.
  • Today on Colorado Edition: We explore President Joe Biden’s reversal of the ban that kept transgender people from joining the military. We’ll also hear about Colorado’s shrinking middle class and the state budget’s role in it. We’ll also meet grocery workers who are turning to their union for help as they face the risk of contracting COVID-19, and we’ll check in with the Loveland valentine remailing program to see how it’s keeping things moving during the pandemic.
  • We put together an updated guide to help you find providers in Northern Colorado.
  • The new movie, The Dig, centers on a famous archaeologic site in England, just before the start of World War II. For KUNC film critic Howie Movshovitz, who teaches film and television at CU Denver, the film should have dug a little deeper.
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