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CO Dems Prep For ’18, Farming Drys Up Ogallala Aquifer, Mountain Climber Teaches Afgan Women To Summit Peaks

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After a stinging defeat nationally, how are Democrats in Colorado gearing up for 2018? We'll speak to state party chair Morgan Carroll about the crowded race for governor, and a change that means 1.2 million unaffiliated voters can take part in next June's primary election. (Tomorrow we'll talk to Republican state chair Jeff Hays.) Then, a major water source for the food supply in Colorado is drying up. In fact, the Ogallala Aquifer supports a sixth of the world's grain, and countless farmers' livelihoods. Plus, a Colorado mountain climber teaches Afghan women to summit their country's tallest peaks.