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Today on Colorado Edition: we’ll look at the debate in the state Capitol around paid family leave. Plus, what happened on the day of the “Killdozer” rampage in Granby. We’ll also hear about the debate around oil and gas regulations in Larimer County, and explore a new CBD facility in Greeley.

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One of the biggest and most consequential battles of the 2020 legislative session is expected to start this week, once Democrats unveil their latest plan to create a statewide paid family leave program.

The bill's sponsors had to make some big concessions to try and get the measure passed this time around. A year ago, their last effort failed due to opposition from the business community and Gov. Jared Polis.

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Today on Colorado Edition: we’ll get an early look at Colorado’s presidential primary. Plus, state lawmakers are trying to boost reading scores across the state. We’ll also learn about legislation around Holocaust and genocide studies in Colorado.

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President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he's ready to use his "big voice" to bolster Republicans' 2020 campaign hopes as he heads west for a four-day visit mixing policy and politics.

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Today on Colorado Edition: we’ll hear about a proposed housing development in Fort Collins. Plus, a new bill would allow for more options for after-death care in Colorado. We will also learn about a nonprofit ski area in our state, and visit a museum exhibit dedicated to ‘unmentionable’ objects.

Lost Highways: The Dearest Field

Feb 15, 2020
Courtesy History Colorado

In the aftermath of the American Civil War, all-Black settlements sprang up throughout the West as formerly enslaved people and their descendants sought to build a better life. In this episode, Noel and Tyler look back at one of those communities in Colorado.

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Updated 2/17/2019 at 11:30 a.m.

Investigators with the Larimer County Sheriff's Office arrested Kevin Dean Eastman, of Greeley, on Feb. 16 in connection with the homicide of Scott Sessions.

Eastman was booked on allegations of first-degree murder and tampering with a deceased human body, along with an outstanding warrant from the Denver Police Department. No additional details are being released at this time.

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Today on Colorado Edition: we’ll look at what’s ahead for Colorado’s presidential primary, and get the latest from Colorado’s state Capitol. Plus, the history of Nicodemus, and some last-minute Valentine’s Day ideas.

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In a brightly lit office at a coworking space in downtown Denver, female empowerment is on display. Barbara Brooks reads a poster above one of the desks.

"We have 'hashtag ageless' on the wall."

Guadalupe Hirt calls out the next one.

"Hashtag second act."

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Today on Colorado Edition: We look at a bill that would change school immunization requirements, discuss the University of Northern Colorado's budget woes, and learn about two women working to help an older generation get hired. We also dive into the end of Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet's presidential campaign now that he's dropped out of the race, and we explore the intersection between facial recognition technology and gender identity.

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