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KOAA, Denver 7 to host COVID-19 Rebound Town Hall with Gov. Polis, Dept. of Labor and CDPHE
We have heard from so many Coloradans who have questions about making ends meet in this unprecedented time. KOAA is proud to partner with Denver7, our Denver sister station, for a special town hall featuring Gov. Jared Polis, the head of the Department of Labor and leaders with the Colorado Department of Public Health. We’ll carry the town hall over the air, on our streaming apps, on our website and social media pages tonight on News5 at 6 p.m.
US Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Colorado 'faithless electors' case Wednesday
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Wednesday morning in the Colorado “faithless electors” case that could determine the future of the state’s laws binding electors to vote for the candidate who won the popular vote in the state. The decision by the eight justices – Sonia Sotomayor recused from the case because she is friends with one of the original respondents in the lawsuit, Polly Baca – is expected by June and could have major ramifications for the 2020 General Election.
Gov. Jared Polis to meet with President Trump today
Gov. Jared Polis is scheduled to meet with President Trump at the White House today. The leaders will discuss Colorado's need for more federal support during the COVID-19 pandemic, including critical testing supplies and personal protective equipment. Following the meeting, Polis will meet with media to update Coloradans.
Pueblo County Sheriff who died in plane crash to be honored in National Memorial
A former Pueblo County Sheriff is being honored in the National Law Enforcement Memorial for his "dedication to service and compassion for others" 70 years after dying in a plane crash, according to a release. Former Sheriff Joe E. Tucker's name will be added to the memorial as a historical line-of-duty death today in Washington D.C. after current Pueblo County Sheriff Kirk M. Taylor petitioned for his name to be unveiled.
We're Open Colorado: Cerberus Brewing gives beer to front line workers
Cerberus Brewing Company created Howling for Heroes, a brew that they are offering for free to our first responders and healthcare workers. At the end of April, and continuing still, Cerberus started offering their new brew to frontline workers in an effort to say thank you for all the work they do to keep our community safe.
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