A new federal law is upending the child welfare system, emphasizing prevention over out-of-home placements. Colorado has been working for years to reduce the number of children sent to institutions. (Nina Riggio, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Turning the child welfare system upside down in Colorado isn’t easy, or cheap

New federal law focuses on child abuse prevention, forces states to look to foster families instead of institutions

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Namaste Noir: A Colorado yoga co-op seeks to diversify, heal racialized trauma

A growing body of research asserts that racism and discrimination may be playing a larger factor than previously thought in elevating risks for obesity and chronic conditions such as heart disease, diabetes and cancer among people of color. Can yoga help?

Littwin: Does Trump know how government works? Here’s a hint: It involves more than issuing executive orders

Trump says his executive orders, which will almost certainly be challenged in court, “will take care of pretty much this entire (economic) situation” facing the country. Not even close.

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Nicolais: A lack of polling in the Senate race could mean bad news for Cory Gardner

With less than three months to go, the noticeable lack of polling available to the public suggests that Sen.Cory Gardner is in serious trouble

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