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A rocket blasting off into space. Courtesy U.S. Air Force.

Colorado space careers ready for blastoff

The new U.S. Space Force is just one prong in the Trump administration’s push to reshape the military’s space operations. Here are the economic factors and policy developments that will determine the course of Colorado’s aerospace industry for years to come.

Britney Amidei lays a pizza down for Alejandra Martinez to cut and plate during Wood Fired University, a three day seminar hosted at the Springhill Suites. The two students submitted their pizza ideas for Jackson Lambs restaurant concepts class and secured a scholarship that covered the cost of the seminar. Photo by Sara Hertwig

Pizza prospers amid pandemic

Americans are eating more pizza than ever, and Wood Fired University is showing smart entrepreneurs how they can get a piece of the pie. Plus: Try this recipe for Nutella dessert pizza.

Remembering Denver’s deadliest riots a century later

Historian Steve Leonard explains why the August 1920 Denver Tramway strike remains relevant today. PLUS: Archival images show how the protests brought the city to a standstill.

Rebecca Ferrell, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Biology at Metropolitan State University of Denver, works in her lab on the Auraria Campus. Ferrell is working with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to detect the presence of COVID-19 in wastewater. Photo by Amanda Schwengel

Researchers study sewage for COVID-19 clues

The State of Colorado, wastewater-treatment facilities and university scientists team up to collect data that can serve as an early-warning system for coronavirus outbreaks.

Will schools open? Experts weigh in on what to expect in education this fall

As COVID-19 cases climb in Colorado, plans for the upcoming K-12 school year are evolving by the day. Here’s what education experts expect, and how the disruptions could affect students and teachers.

The monument honoring the 1st Colorado Cavalry in front of the capitol was toppled on June 25.

‘Whose memory do we honor?’

As protesters for racial equity topple monuments across the country, historians weigh in on how their removal can spark conversations resulting in an inclusive understanding of American history.

Lessons from the election that delivered Colorado’s most diverse General Assembly ever

A new report shows how the 2018 election reshaped the state’s legislature along racial and gender lines. Here’s what that means for Colorado and what it portends for November’s election.

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