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Kids aren’t getting school lunches as they learn from home. A plan will get money for missed meals to Colorado families.

But credits for buying groceries won’t hit their pockets until late May, and rollout will extend into the summer

Education
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Two passengers sue United Airlines for flight cut short by dramatic engine explosion over Denver

Joseph McGinley and Jonathan Strawn claim the Feb. 20 flight from Denver to Hawaii induced “significant trauma”

Crime and Courts

Johnson & Johnson pause may not affect Colorado’s vaccine equity efforts. But other issues persist.

Some community-based groups crucial to the state’s plans to reach underserved communities say they’re under-resourced and finding funding beyond government

Coronavirus

State stimulus tracker: We’re keeping tabs on Colorado lawmakers’ $800 million coronavirus aid package

The spending affects everything from transportation projects to mental health initiatives and helping the agriculture sector deal with drought

Politics and Government

Former state Rep. Rochelle Galindo acquitted of charge that she provided alcohol to a minor

Galindo, a Democrat, stepped down less than a year into her term representing Weld County amid a sexual assault allegation and as Republicans were attempting to recall her

Politics and Government

President Biden will regulate gun device possibly used in Boulder shooting, make it more difficult to buy

Guns with so-called stabilizing braces will be added to the list of weapons and devices regulated under the National Firearms Act. That means buyers will have pay an extra $200 and submit more identifying information to the government

Politics and Government

How bad are Coloradans at recycling? Chaffee County contractor closed its free sites over bad actors, slim profits

Angel of Shavano closes this week, leaving locals to pay waste haulers for curbside recycling if they want to keep the service

Business

Big March storms helped boost Colorado’s snowpack, but they weren’t enough to solve the long-term drought

Many of the major river basins are at or above average, but surveyors are worried that drought conditions won't improve

Environment

Colorado’s Sierra Nevada plans to develop commercial space station and serve space tourists

Based on inflatable modules, Sierra Nevada's facility could open up scientific research, tourism and even agriculture in low-Earth orbit

Business