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With Olympic dreams delayed, one Colorado athlete declares: “This is the time when champions are made”

Sophia Herzog, a paralympic medalist, is turning to the Arkansas River with pools closed because of the coronavirus.

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Colorado likely won’t have an accurate coronavirus death count for months, or even years

17% more deaths occurred in Colorado in March and April compared to last year — and only a fraction are listed as COVID-19 victims. Here’s what we know about the “excess deaths.”

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The squawking, stomping chicken of the grasslands is back in Colorado

Lesser prairie-chickens were nearly decimated by blizzard and then drought. Now they’re back, after a four-year, joint relocation effort by wildlife biologists in Colorado and Kansas.

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Governor says Colorado now has capacity to test anyone with coronavirus symptoms, encourages people to get screened

Gov. Jared Polis says he hopes Colorado can test at least 8,500 people a day by the end of May

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Colorado sewage treatment plants are examining your poop for coronavirus clues. Seriously.

Humans begin to shed coronavirus in their feces within three days of infection, which could provide a heads up on outbreaks. At least three Colorado water treatment systems are studying poo for warning signs.

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Airlines flying empty planes to small Colorado airports plead for OK to cut service

Colorado's mountain tourist destinations are siding with airlines on temporary cutbacks, but they're fearful long-term loss of service. The airlines are making the ask despite pocketing federal coronavirus relief funds.

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The Colorado county with the highest coronavirus infection rate is now on the Eastern Plains

Morgan County has more confirmed and suspected COVID-19 cases and deaths than Larimer County despite having a population that’s about one twelfth the size

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From very busy to barely anyone: What Colorado businesses looked like as they reopened after a coronavirus pause

The Colorado Sun talked to businesses across the state to find out what they experienced on their first day back open after the stay-at-home order

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Colorado casinos went bust when coronavirus hit. Here’s why they see a lucky streak ahead.

Casinos in Black Hawk, Central City and Cripple Creek -- which are hemorrhaging money because of the closures -- are putting on some fresh paint, sanitizing and imagining how they can reopen with gamblers keeping their distance.