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Colorado has its first, second presumptive cases of coronavirus

The first patient is a visitor from California who was in Summit County. He is recovering in isolation in the Denver area. The second patient is an elderly Douglas County woman who traveled internationally.

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Colorado unemployment claims slowed last week, but are still far outpacing Great Recession levels

46,065 out-of-work people made claims, down 25% from the week before. The numbers will rise next week, when “gig workers” become able to file for help.

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She closed her Colorado child care center because of coronavirus. Now, she’s wondering if she’ll ever reopen.

Bill Jaeger, vice president of early childhood and policy initiatives at the Colorado Children’s Campaign, said he’s concerned the industry — where providers already operate on the thinnest of margins — could collapse

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Colorado teachers union: Pay everyone through school year, negotiate remote learning and halt evictions

The Colorado Education Association delivered a petition to Gov. Jared Polis on Wednesday signed by more than 3,000 members