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Colorado voters support creating a public health insurance option, limiting drug costs, poll finds 22.1.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
More than half of Colorado voters are in favor of the state creating a public insurance health option and nearly three-quarters support setting limits on prescription drug costs, according to a new survey by a progressive political group.
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Editorial: Punishment is the only reason to send former L.A. sheriff Lee Baca to prison. That's reason enough 22.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

If prison is only for dangerous people, what do we do about convicted former Sheriff Lee Baca?

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Patients want to die at home, but home hospice care can be tough on families 22.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The for-profit hospice industry has grown, allowing more Americans to die at home. But few family members realize that "hospice care" still means they'll do most of the physical and emotional work.
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First case of mysterious Chinese illness confirmed in U.S. 22.1.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
A U.S. resident who recently returned from a trip to central China has been diagnosed with the new virus that has sparked an outbreak and stringent monitoring around the world, U.S. health officials said Tuesday.
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1st case of new coronavirus detected in U.S. 22.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The individual had returned to his home in Washington state after a visit to Wuhan, China, where the virus was discovered in December.
China coronavirus: Anxiety rises as millions travel for the Lunar New Year 21.1.2020 L.A. Times - World News

The coronavirus outbreak, which has killed 6, began at a seafood and live animal market in Wuhan. It can spread among humans, officials confirm.

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Police investigating death of man in downtown St. Paul 21.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Police were called to the 500 block of Wabasha Street at about 7 p.m. Monday and found an unconscious man who was not breathing. He was taken to Regions Hospital where he died.
Letters to the Editor: Christians don't love Trump, they just fear the Democrats 21.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

President Trump is standing up for Christians who have been afraid to express their faith in public.

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Q&A: Pete Buttigieg on the monumental task of cleaning up Trump's mess 21.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

In a meeting with the L.A. Times editorial board, Mayor Pete Buttigieg talks about Iran, climate change and if America is ready for a gay president.

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Letters to the Editor: Why exactly do we let Iowa caucus-goers vote first? 21.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Starting the primaries in Iowa makes no sense when having larger states vote first would tell us much more about the electorate.

Minneapolis police investigating death of man found in alley 21.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Police are investigating after a 911 caller reported finding a body Monday morning in a residential area of north Minneapolis.
Prince wrongful death case dismissed; estate case continues 20.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A wrongful death lawsuit filed by Prince's family members has been quietly dismissed in recent months, suggesting family members have reached settlements with defendants including the Minnesota doctor who saw Prince in the weeks before his death and the Illinois hospital that treated him for an opioid overdose seven days before he died.
Teen found unresponsive after fall from park cliff 20.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Chisago County Sheriff's Office said deputies navigated the "extreme terrain" to reach the19-year-old from Marine on St. Croix at Interstate State Park in Taylors Falls Sunday afternoon.
Man whose body found day later died from accident injuries 20.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating the circumstances of the 22-year-old’s death.
Sunday night shooting leaves one man dead in Aurora 20.1.2020 Denver Post: Local
Aurora police are investigating a homicide after a man was shot to death Sunday night.
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This craft brew pub thrives, thanks to a secret ingredient: Workers with disabilities 20.1.2020 L.A. Times - World News

A craft beer pub and a pizzeria in suburban Denver are run almost entirely by people with disabilities. The bartenders have autism, Down syndrome and cerebral palsy. Some are blind, deaf or have traumatic brain injuries.

China counts sharp rise in coronavirus cases, 2 in Beijing 20.1.2020 Denver Post: Local
China reported Monday a sharp rise in the number of people affected in a pneumonia outbreak caused by a new coronoavirus, including the first cases in the capital.
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Canadian military mobilized to help Newfoundland dig out after blizzard 20.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Canada's federal government was mobilizing the military on Sunday to help Newfoundland and Labrador dig out from a monster blizzard that dropped 30 inches of snow and produced wind gusts near 100 mph.
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UCCS to graduate first class in special needs program 20.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Ashley Mabry is one of three in the first cohort to graduate from an inclusion program that enables intellectually disabled students to become fully matriculated at three schools: UCCS, the University of Northern Colorado and Arapahoe Community College.
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How will Colorado’s public health insurance option work? 19.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Last session, Colorado lawmakers directed state agencies to create a plan for a new “state option” for health insurance, but much still needs to happen before you could buy in.
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