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A Doctor With Terminal Cancer Relies on a Close-Knit Group in Her Final Days

The decisions have been gut-wrenching. Should she try another round of chemotherapy, even though she barely tolerated the last one? Should she continue eating, although it’s getting difficult? Should she take more... Read more »

Denver needs to ‘raise its standards’ for public notices and engagement

Denver needs to “raise its standards” when it comes to public notices and engagement, the city auditor said in a report published on Tuesday. “Communicating with the public is important but difficult... Read more »

Pritzker enacts new Congressional map after Illinois loses seat in U.S. House

New Congressional boundaries drawn and passed by statehouse Democrats are now law. Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday enacted the new Congressional map that will be the boundaries for the next ten years.... Read more »

Diabetes can be controlled. But there’s no medicine for some people who need it.

The burden of diabetes is increasing globally. There are about half a billion people in the world living with the disease. In sub-Saharan Africa, 23 million people had diabetes in 2021. This number is expected... Read more »

How this Denver theater teacher sees his students

When COVID-19 hit in the spring of 2020, theater arts teacher Michael Berquist had just finished a production of “Footloose” with his students at Kunsmiller Creative Arts Academy Academy, a K-12 magnet... Read more »

Northam directs Virginia agencies to consult tribal nations before certain permits

Before Virginia agencies offer permits that could affect environmental, historical and cultural resource protection, they must now consult the commonwealth’s Tribal Nations. Gov. Ralph Northam signed Executive Order 82, which puts this... Read more »

Schools, pediatricians look to make up lost ground on non-COVID vaccinations

Melissa Blatzer was determined to get her three children caught up on their routine immunizations on a recent Saturday morning at a walk-in clinic in this Denver suburb. It had been about... Read more »

Weld County commissioners ‘extremely disappointed’ in EPA ozone boundary change

Weld County commissioners say they are “extremely disappointed” in a new air quality rule from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The new rule expands the ozone nonattainment area boundary for the 2015 ozone standards... Read more »

Wisconsin governor calls for calm in wake of Rittenhouse verdict

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers called for a calm and peaceful response Friday after a Kenosha jury acquitted Kyle Rittenhouse in the shootings of three men during rioting in Kenosha last year. Two... Read more »

Vaccine-or-Test Requirements Increase Work and Costs for Governments

Amanda Kostroski, a 911 dispatcher in Madison, Wisconsin, leaves her busy job once a week to go to a county health clinic to be tested for covid-19. She’s been making the 15-minute... Read more »