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Thousands of low-income college students in Colorado now have an easier path to food assistance during the pandemic, after the federal government issued temporary changes to its qualification policies for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, the program previously known as food stamps.

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Oil company leaders and other business executives are meeting virtually this week with more than a dozen Democratic and Republican senators to advocate for a carbon tax. The companies are aiming to shift the debate as Congress considers President Joe Biden's infrastructure proposal, which excludes a carbon tax.

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccination campaign hit a snag when federal regulators recommended a “pause” in administering Johnson & Johnson shots. But the White House portrayed the action as important validation of his measured approach throughout the rollout.

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Douglas County Board of County Commissioners voted unanimously to pull out of Tri-County Health Department's public health order Tuesday and will allow restaurants to operate at 100% capacity beginning Friday.

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Colorado will comply with a federal recommendation to pause the distribution of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, after six cases of blood clots associated with the doses were reported nationwide and a week after a small number of adverse effects from the vaccine were reported in Commerce City. 

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U.S. colleges hoping for a return to normalcy next fall are weighing how far they should go in urging students to get the COVID-19 vaccine, including whether they should — or legally can — require it.

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The Denver-based economic think tank said the pandemic has delivered Colorado $67.2 billion in state and federal dollars, as lawmakers this week began hammering out the state budget that takes effect July 1.

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Small white coronavirus vaccination cards are the star of countless photos on social media and will likely become even more important as new vaccination passport programs get started. 

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A new COVID variant has been identified in two Coloradans, federal officials told the state this week, adding another wrinkle to the state's push to loosen its public health measures.

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Officials in the Jeffco school district, one of the first Colorado districts to jump into remote learning after schools shut down because of the COVID-19 pandemic, say they’ve learned lessons that are helping to shape future remote learning.

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden was set to announce Tuesday that he is shaving about two weeks off his May 1 deadline for states to make all adults eligible for coronavirus vaccines.

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It's the latest salvo in a marketing campaign waged by the Democratic National Committee and its allies to make sure voters know who delivered the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan, which also includes money for schools, local governments and extended unemployment benefits.

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As Coloradans 16 or older became eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine on Friday, the state launched its first mobile vaccination clinic that will eventually travel to every corner of the state.