The emails show the department is still operating on an unemployment technology system from the 1980s.

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Emails Show Colorado Unemployment Resources Were Already Lacking At Start Of Coronavirus PandemicThe emails show the department is still operating on an unemployment technology system from the 1980s.
Colorado DA Calls Cop 'A Danger To Community,' Refuses To Prosecute Cases From Officer Zach HelbigCBS4 has learned that Weld County District Attorney Michael Rourke is refusing to prosecute criminal cases involving a Fort Lupton police officer who shot and killed a man last year.
Denver Health Has Told Their Employees To Expect The First Shipment Of Vaccines For Staff In Mid DecemberAs pharmaceutical companies get closer to finalizing a vaccine for COVID, Denver Health will be among the first to get the vaccine in Colorado.
Over A Million Dollar Annual Grocery Bill Is What It Takes To Feed 3,000 Animals At The Denver ZooWith hundreds of species of animals and many different dietary needs a small team of workers handle feeding over 3,000 animals at the Denver Zoo.
Union Leaders Want Safer Work Conditions As Counties Enter Level Red RestrictionsThe refusal of Weld County Commissioners to seek enforcement of COVID Level Red guidelines is leading to push back from the United Food and Commercial Workers Union.
Aurora Public Schools Serves 8,000 Free 'Grab & Go' Thanksgiving Meal Kits From High-Tech BusAurora Public Schools is using a newly-renovated bus to safely serve 8,000 free, hot "grab & go" Thanksgiving meal kits on Wednesday at multiple locations. The new bus allow for self-service from heated and refrigerated compartments ensuring social distancing between community members and staff.
Volunteers Of America Sees A Surge In Numbers Of People Wanting To Help In Colorado During PandemicThe nonprofit is helping those with food insecurity this holiday season.
Colorado Task Force Aims To Try To Get Students Back Into Classrooms Soon Amid PandemicGov. Jared Polis announced that a task force will work to get students and teachers back into Colorado classrooms.
Longmont Leadership, Weld County Leadership At Odds Over COVID Health OrdersA political battle over the enforcement of state health orders is brewing in Northern Colorado after Longmont Mayor Brian Bagley asked the city to start drafting an ordinance that would ban Weld County residents from being transferred into the two hospitals in Longmont.
CBS4 News Update, 11-25-20CBS4 is Colorado's News Channel
Need For Volunteers With Food Distribution Groups Grows As Concerns Over Coronavirus IncreaseThanksgiving is a big week for charities to give food to those in need and this year, the need for volunteers is great, too.
Olivia Gant Estate Files Intent To Sue Up to $25 Million After 7-Year-Old's DeathThe estate of Olivia Gant, her father, grandparents and siblings have notified the hospitals and others that treated the girl who died at age 7, they intend to sue for up to $25 million.
If People Gather For Thanksgiving, A Surge Of COVID Cases Is ExpectedHealth experts warn that there will be a surge of coronavirus cases if people gather for Thanksgiving celebrations.
Business Is Booming In Parts Of Colorado's High CountyBusinesses in Summit County are trying to make things work with the Level Red restrictions.
School Taskforce To Focus On Getting Students Back Into Classrooms Next YearGov. Jared Polis is forming a school taskforce with the hope of getting students back into the classroom for in-person learning next semester.
Famlies In Need Of Food This Thanksgiving Recieved Help Thanks To The Denver Rescue MissionThe Denver Rescue Mission and the Denver Broncos organization distributed more than 2,000 Thanksgiving food boxes to families in need Tuesday. It’s food assistance many people didn’t expect to need several months ago, but the pandemic has since left thousands of tables without meals.
Lauren Boebert Wants To Head To Washington D.C. Carrying Her FirearmCongresswoman elect Lauren Boebert is the first woman and mother elected to Colorado's 3rd congressional district.
Colorado Has Been Selected For Initial Test For Coronavirus Vaccine ShipmentColorado has been selected to take part in an initial test for shipment of the COVID-19 vaccine. Creating an effective vaccine was just one step. Getting it to people to protect them could prove more difficult.
New Level Red Restrictions Has Caused Dozens Of Loveland Businesses To Make Pact To Stay OpenMore than 65 Loveland-based companies, and counting, have signed a pact to stay open for business as Larimer County moves to Level Red restrictions. Level Red on the state’s COVID-19 dial is one step away from Level Purple, a complete shutdown, and restricts restaurants from having any indoor dining or guests.
As Larimer County Is The Latest To Move To Level Red Some Restaurants Feel TargetedSome small business feel they are being held to different and stricter standards than big box stores.
CBS4 News Update, 11-24-20CBS4 is Colorado's News Channel
Old Unemployment Tech 'Caused Hardship For Hundreds Of Thousands Of Coloradans' In 2020Internal emails obtained by CBS4 Investigates illuminate one major reason why the Colorado Department of Labor struggled in its pandemic response: technology from the 1980s.
'Testing Is Not A Replacement': Doctors Warn Against Using COVID-19 Test As License To GatherThe lines at some public testing sites in Colorado are longer than ever as people rush to get tested before Thanksgiving.
Restaurant Workers Held A Protest Today Along Main Street In BreckenridgeNow that indoor dining is once again closed some restaurant workers are again out of work. Today a protest was held along main street in Breckenridge with workers saying they want to work.

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