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Colorado Edition: Who Is Prioritized?

August de Richelieu

Today on Colorado Edition: Teachers are expected to be able to get the COVID-19 vaccine some time in the spring, but some are calling for educators to be moved to a higher priority. We'll learn more about that, and hear why the start of the new year may be tough for many jobless Coloradans who have relied on federal unemployment benefits during the pandemic. We'll also explore a Great Basin cave to learn what it tells us about global warming. And we get some tips from a seasoned runner on how to jog outdoors during the winter months.

Today’s guests include: Erica Meltzer, Bureau Chief at Chalkbeat Colorado; Tamara Chuang, business and tech reporter for the Colorado Sun; Judy Fahys of InsideClimate News; and Zack Sanchez of the Fort Collins Running Club.

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. Other music in this episode was provided by Blue Dot Sessions:

  • Partly Sage by Bodytonic
  • Borough by Molerider

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, Monday through Thursday at 6:30 p.m., or Tuesday through Friday at 8:30 a.m.

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