🌱 Non-existent CO air pollution limits + job market recovery

Rise and shine, Lakewood! Let us catch you all up to start this day on a bright note, here’s what’s going on today in Lakewood.

Saturday’s weather: Warmer with periods of cloud and sun. High: 75. Low: 47.

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Here are today’s top stories in Lakewood:

  1. Jury decides Denver is on the hook for $14 million from the 2020 George Floyd protests. A jury found that Denver police violated the protesters’ First and Fourth Amendment rights. (FOX31)
  2. Colorado’s job market is fully recovering from the losses of the 2020 pandemic. It took 22 months for the unemployment rate to fall from its pandemic recession peak of 11.8% to its pre-pandemic rate of 4%. (CBS4)
  3. COVID-19 hospitalizations are down in Colorado, but the variant is on the rise. The Colorado Health Department reported 135 hospitalized coronavirus patients on Tuesday. This is the lowest number since March 2020. Sixty-seven percent of those hospitalized are unvaccinated. (CPR)
  4. Relying on industry to protect us from atmospheric toxics is a failed approach. Colorado has no health standards to limit the amount of these toxic substances that industries can emit. (CO News)

Today in Lakewood:

  • Lakewood Town Hall: Early Childhood Education. (9:30 a.m.)
  • The Art Garage Sale – Moving Edition: Next gallery, until Sunday (Noon – 5 p.m.)
  • Prom exchange: Edgewater Library. (Midday)
  • Pong Tournament: At Applewood Golf Course. (5 p.m.)
  • Free monthly comedy show: At WestFax Brewing Company. (8 p.m.)

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