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Jan

Colorado Issues - A Promise to Homeless Families with Children - Jan. 15, 2017

The promise is in the name: Family Promise of Greater Denver.  Executive Director Allie Card discusses the organization’s results-oriented solution to homelessness for families with children.  Find out more at FamilyPromiseOfGreaterDenver.org

 

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8
Jan

Colorado Issues - Colorado Water Among the Nation’s Safest - Jan. 6, 2016

Colorado is one of 5 states in the nation with the fewest number of health-based drinking water violations.  Hubert Colas, president of FluksAqua Americas, discusses the data and the reasons why Colorado’s water is such high quality.  FluksAqua Americas works with water providers and wastewater treatment plants throughout the nation to improve and sustain water quality. 

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1
Jan

Coloroado Issues - Westminster Middle Schooler Chosen as Kid Reporter for International Magazine - Jan. 1, 2017

Jacob McNab, a 7th grade student from Westminster, is one of 39 Kid Reporters in the U.S. and abroad chosen for the current Scholastic News Kids Press Corps.  Jacob and his mother, Becky, discuss the process that resulted in the honor, and how being a Kid Reporter fits with Jacob’s aspirations in life. Their stories appear online at the Scholastic News website and in issues of Scholastic Classroom Magazines, which reach more than 25 million students in classrooms nationwide. Information about the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps can be found at www.scholastic.com/kidspress.

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25
Dec

Crosswalk - Untreated Hearing Loss Has Consequences - December 25, 2016

Denver audiologist Jyoti Juneja with Hi Health Innovations says untreated hearing loss has consequences far beyond simply not hearing well.  She discusses the consequences, and indicates what steps can be taken to prevent, slow down, or treat hearing loss.  The website for the Hearing Loss Association is HearingLoss.org

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18
Dec

Colorado Issues - Maker Bolder Offers Hands-On Learning-Experiences - Dec. 18, 2016

Maker Bolder is part of what is known as the Maker Movement that helps people learn how to do something through “hands-on” experiences.    Martha Lanaghen, Executive Director of Maker Bolder, showcases their work and the learning festivals they put on for all ages throughout the region and throughout the year.  Their website is MakerBolder.com

 

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11
Dec

Colorado Issues - Holiday Steps to Avoid Food Poisoning - Dec. 11, 2016

Food safety expert Mary Anne Gravely gives 4 safety steps to avoid food poisoning this holiday season  She also identifies the symptoms of food poisoning and how to distinguish it from the flu, and what you should do if you suspect food poisoning. 

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4
Dec

Colorado Issues - Cold Weather and Holiday Safety for Pets - Dec. 4, 2016

Joan Thielen from the Denver Dumb Friends League has tips to keep pets safe during cold Colorado weather.  The holidays pose additional threats for pets, and Joan has holiday tips as well.  And how about a holiday gift for your pet?!  Go online to ddfl.org

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27
Nov

Colorado Issues - Jennie Schmaltz, The “Oscar of Teaching” winner - Nov. 27, 2016

Jennie Schmaltz teaches students at Elkhart Elementary School in Aurora as well as coaches colleagues.  She’s the recipient of the prestigious $25,000 Milken Educator Award recognizing her excellence as both a teacher and a coach.  She has been credited with helping her team of teachers and administrators turn the school around, lifting it out of the depths of being one of Aurora’s worst.

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20
Nov

Colorado Issues - Arborist John Bretsch, fall and winter care for trees - Nov. 20, 2016

Colorado is in a state of drought, and November temperatures are abnormally high.  John Bretsch from Davey Tree gives advice on caring for trees during the drought and into the fall and winter months.

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6
Nov

Colorado Issues - Child Safety App - Nov. 6, 2016

Callahan Walsh from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children gives tips on keeping children safe and information on the new child safety app “Safety Central.”  For more information, go to MissingKids.org.  

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