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Today on Colorado Edition: Latinos in Colorado have been deeply and relentlessly affected by the pandemic. We look at two big issues facing their community, including mental health and contact tracing. And with restaurant takeout bigger than ever, we take a look at solutions to the large amount of packing waste that’s being generated. Finally, we’ll hear from KUNC’s film critic about the film Ammonite.

Today’s guests include: KUNC’s mental health reporter, Leigh Paterson; senior Colorado correspondent for Kaiser Health News, Markian Hawryluk; director of Resilient Restaurants Colorado, Robert Bogatin; and KUNC film critic Howie Movshovitz.

Colorado Edition is made possible with support from our KUNC members. Thank you!

Colorado Edition is hosted by Erin O'Toole (@ErinOtoole1) and Henry Zimmerman. We get production help from Rae Solomon and Adam Rayes. KUNC news director Brian Larson is our executive producer. Web was edited by digital editor Jackie Hai.

Our theme music was composed by Colorado musicians Briana Harris and Johnny Burroughs.

KUNC's Colorado Edition is a news magazine taking an in-depth look at the issues and culture of Northern Colorado. It's available on our website, as well as on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, or wherever you get your podcasts. You can hear the show on KUNC's air, Monday through Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

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