COVID-19

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Colorado’s surge of coronavirus cases appears to have stabilized, state health leaders say

The state’s top epidemiologist won’t declare victory just yet, though, saying that “we still are at a bit of a tenuous place.”

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Without the burden of races, Colorado’s long-distance runners are shattering trail records

Fastest known times are exploding as runners use solo sufferfests to compete in the contest-killing era of social distancing

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Colorado issues guidance on when coronavirus should prompt a school closure as governor calls in-person learning “reasonably safe”

The guidance comes as Gov. Jared Polis says it’s “reasonably safe” for children to return to schools for in-person learning. Polis said his own children will be returning to classes.

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She and other Colorado law grads worried that a coronavirus bar exam was a bad idea. Then she tested positive.

Sydney Donovan found out about her positive COVID-19 test result when she turned on her phone Wednesday after finishing the test. She was asymptomatic and was only screened because of an upcoming surgery.

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Can singing and wind instruments be made safe during coronavirus? Colorado researchers are trying to find out.

How playing tubas and clarinets inside canvas bags is helping figure out ways musicians, singers, actors and their audiences can stay safe during pandemic performances.

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In rural Crowley County, a safe return to in-person school is really the only option

The challenges of distance learning hit schools on the high plains of southeast Colorado especially hard. With fewer resources than larger, wealthier urban districts, Crowley County relied on dedicated educators to try to fill the gap.

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Denver Public Schools will extend remote learning through mid October

Colorado’s largest school district already had planned to hold remote classes through Sept. 8

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Colorado Republicans call for special session to fund homeschooling options. Democrats and Gov. Polis say no.

As cases of the coronavirus increase throughout the state, many Colorado school districts are now planning to start the school year remotely