Peter West, operator at South Platte Water Renewal Partners stands atop a clarifier where he takes his sludge judge to measure solids at the bottom of the settling tank on May 12, 2020. The South Platte Water Renewal Partners are participating in a sewage study in an attempt to determine how much of the population is infected with the coronavirus. The utility serves Englewood, Littleton and 21 smaller sewage systems. (John Leyba, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Your poop may soon serve as an early warning system for Colorado coronavirus outbreaks

Why the attention to the sewage? A Utah city spotted a spike in coronavirus a week before it showed up in tests. That knowledge could allow communities to act to slow the spread of COVID-19.

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5 new insights into Gov. Jared Polis’ coronavirus response and how COVID-19 is affecting Colorado

The Polis administration was called before state lawmakers on Tuesday to talk about its spending and policy decisions around the pandemic

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Colorado attorney general opens investigation into “patterns and practices” of Aurora Police Department

The attorney general can investigate Aurora police under authority recently granted by the passage of Senate Bill 217

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Parents of Elijah McClain sue Aurora police over his death

The 23-year-old suffered cardiac arrest, was later declared brain dead and taken off life support several days later