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Update: Progress in man’s 2-week COVID-19 hospital fight

Last Updated by Mark Harden on

A Highlands Ranch man who has been battling COVID-19 in the hospital for two weeks has finally been taken off mechanical ventilation and is "doing well," his wife says, although he remains in intensive care.

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Colorado Economy: Business Survival

Last Updated by Linda Kotsaftis on

Uncertainty about how long many businesses will be closed and the inability to plan for the future has many communities concerned about both short-term and long-term economic stability and the ability of many small businesses to survive.

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Senior communities brace for COVID-19 impact

Last Updated by Mark Harden on

While hospitals stand at the front lines of the fight against the new coronavirus, an executive with a Colorado-based chain of senior living communities says they're next in line.

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Advocates fear a surge of domestic violence is happening in Colorado

Last Updated by John Ferrugia, Brittany Freeman, Debbie Higgs on

Advocates who help survivors of domestic violence are preparing for an onslaught of need they cannot yet see, with many Coloradans stuck in abusive homes due to the coronavirus response.

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An economic roundtable: Colorado Banks

Last Updated by John Ferrugia, Julie Jackson on

Are you wondering: How safe is my money? How can I get deferrals on my mortgage, loan, or credit card payments? How do I access the stimulus funds?

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A COVID-19 journey through uncertainty and fear, and a wife’s plea

Last Updated by Mark Harden on

Doe Kittay took her husband, Barry, to the hospital on March 21. She hasn't been with him since.

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The woman in the window

Last Updated by Linda Kotsaftis on

We've all seen the stories. A nursing home resident pressed against the glass to be close to a family member. A husband reaching out to touch his wife in an Alzheimer’s home, the glass keeping them apart. We've cried at the images and wondered about the hurt.

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Colorado restaurants face tough decisions

Last Updated by Jennifer Castor on

Our daily lives have been disrupted beyond imagination, and many of us are faced with crucial choices. For countless local business owners, decisions they make have a broad reach; the financial and health impact to staff, family and the community are all part of the decision process.

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It takes an army to help fight the mask shortage

Last Updated by Mark Harden on

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the need for protective masks is acute, particularly among medical personnel. Yet there is a nationwide shortage of masks, potentially leaving doctors, nurses and other health-care workers at risk.

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Q&A with a Colorado teacher whose classroom is now online because of coronavirus

Last Updated by Brittany Freeman on

Christy Wheeler's kindergarten class is suddenly being held in a Google Classroom because her district closed schools to help slow the spread of coronavirus. She shares how the transition to remote learning has affected her as an educator.

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