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Denver man with rare disease is asking people to donate blood during the stay-at-home order

DENVER — Alex Biagi, 39, has a rare autoimmune neuromuscular disease called Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy. One in 100,000 people are affected by it. “For me it affects my arms, my hands and my legs,” BIagi explained. “I don’t have use of my left hand. It’s mostly paralyzed. I can only wiggle a couple of […]

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Colorado police, firefighters to play bagpipes at sunset each night

Please enable Javascript to watch this video PARKER, Colo. (KDVR) – If you go outside at sunset, listen in the distance and you may hear something you don’t hear too often. Each night at dusk, bagpipes and drums will echo through neighborhoods across the country. “You should listen at sunset — there are pipers and […]

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It’s “very likely” Colorado students will spend rest of school year learning remotely, Polis says

Gov. Jared Polis may have dashed the hopes of homebound teachers, parents and students across Colorado on Monday, reiterating that in-class education is not likely to resume this academic year due to the state’s ongoing social-distancing measures. “It is very likely that you won’t be able to resume normal classroom activities this school year,” Polis […]

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Colorado nursing schools request waiver to graduate students, get them on the front line

Please enable Javascript to watch this video DENVER (KDVR) — Nursing students across Colorado are facing some serious challenges during a time when their help is greatly needed. In order to graduate and work on the front lines, students need a certain number of clinical hours. However, with the threat of coronavirus, many clinical programs […]

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Colorado schools likely to be closed for the remainder of the school year, governor says

DENVER — Colorado school students will likely not return to their classrooms for the remainder of the school year, Colorado Governor Jared Polis said Monday during a press briefing. All of the state’s 181 school districts announced closures more than two weeks ago as the COVID-19 pandemic began to get a foothold in Colorado. When […]

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Downtown Denver jail inmate tests positive with COVID-19

DENVER (KDVR) — An inmate at the downtown Denver jail tested positive for COVID-19. The inmates is currently in isolation at the medical unit of the facility and being monitored by Denver Health medical staff. According to Erika R. Martinez at the Denver Joint Information Center, the inmate’s housing unit has been decontaminated. “Any inmate […]

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Ten Denver firefighters test positive for coronavirus

The Denver Fire Department on Monday reported 10 firefighters tested positive for coronavirus and are quarantined. The fire department has 38 stations throughout the city, and it employs 1,040 firefighters, said Capt. Greg Pixley, a department spokesman. Denver Fire, along with other departments throughout the state, is continuing measures to slow and prevent the spread […]

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Gov. Jared Polis says restaurant, bar closures have slowed coronavirus’ spread in Colorado

The closure of Colorado’s restaurants and bars appears to have slowed the spread of the novel coronavirus in the state, Gov. Jared Polis announced Monday during a mid-day press conference. The state’s cumulative case counts show that the spread of the virus — which had been doubling every two days — is now doubling every […]

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Coronavirus In Colorado: Denver Staple, Annie’s, Fears Its Future

DENVER (CBS4) – Many locally-owned businesses are taking a serious beating because of the coronavirus pandemic. Many businesses were told to shut down or reduce their operation to help stop the spread of the contagious virus. One of them is Annie’s – a staple on East Colfax. (credit: CBS) The cafe has been serving Colorado […]

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