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Colorado’s coronavirus surge isn’t limited to college students, is similar to spike after July 4

Colorado’s top epidemiologist on Tuesday issued another warning about rising coronavirus cases in the state, saying the surge isn’t limited to just college students and that the spike has become “very concerning.” “Even among other age groups we’re again seeing rapid acceleration,” Dr. Rachel Herlihy said. Herlihy said there was a 54% increase in coronavirus […]

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Governor says sending University of Colorado students home isn’t a safe option

Gov. Jared Polis on Friday said that sending University of Colorado Boulder students home amid a worsening campus outbreak of the coronavirus is not a safe option. The Democrat cited a 16% positivity rate among COVID-19 tests associated with the school, explaining that having CU students return to their homes across Colorado and the country […]

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University of Colorado signs sponsorship deal with sports betting operator

BOULDER — The University of Colorado has signed a partnership deal with a Denver-based sports betting operator. The five-year corporate sponsorship with PointsBet was negotiated by Learfield IMG College, the media rights holder for Buffaloes athletics. PointsBet will have signage at Colorado’s football stadium and basketball arena and ads on radio broadcasts and other media. […]

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All three Colorado College dorms quarantined after 10 students test positive for coronavirus in past week

All three major dormitories at Colorado College are now under two-week quarantine after 10 students at the school tested positive for the coronavirus in the past week. The small, private liberal arts school in Colorado Springs announced Saturday that South and Mathias halls have been locked down for 14 days. Loomis Hall and the more […]

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Why Colorado’s housing market looks so hot even though coronavirus is ravaging the economy

From the start, 2020 was going to be big for American Financing. The Aurora mortgage lender had a major marketing coup: a celebrity endorsement from Peyton Manning, who led the Denver Broncos to a Super Bowl win in 2016.  Then the coronavirus hit.  The 400-plus employee firm was no longer sure TV commercials starring Manning […]

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CU, CSU and other major Colorado campuses transition to online classes to prevent coronavirus spread

One after another, Colorado universities on Wednesday announced plans to transition from in-person classes to online instruction for at least part of the remaining months in the academic year, aiming to curb the spread of the new coronavirus on campuses. The flurry of announcements trailed a decision made on Tuesday by Colorado College to cancel […]