Sam Raboin is one of the Behavioral Health Specialists on staff at Early Connections Learning Centers in Colorado Springs. She played with Nora Picard in her classroom at the center's historic downtown building Monday, February 10, 2020. (Mark Reis, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Could mental health support be the key to keeping more Colorado preschool teachers in the field?

As Colorado starves for more early childhood educators, some are leaving the classroom because of kids’ behavioral challenges. A new focus on mental health could change that.

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Colorado is extending its special health insurance enrollment period because so many are rushing to get coverage

The state created the enrollment period so more people can have health insurance as the coronavirus spreads

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Colorado’s hospitality industry hardest hit by coronavirus unemployment, with claims up 600% in a week

The impact of coronavirus closures had 40,000 Coloradans applying for unemployment since Sunday, bringing the total number of official claims and new applicants in the past three weeks to at least 121,328

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41-year-old El Paso County sheriff’s deputy dies from coronavirus as deaths from disease hit 98

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office says Deputy Jeff Hopkins had been with the agency since 2001. He was married.