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Dec. 3, 2021: Solutions after teen shootings; ‘Summer of Violence’ fueled by newspaper war

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Aurora Mayor Mike Coffman and a pastor pray for a solution for youth violence in Aurora, Nov. 19, 2021.

Fifteen teenagers were shot in almost as many days in Aurora. Officials are struggling to identify a pattern. Then, an analysis of 1993's "Summer of Violence" shows the importance of context in crime reporting. Plus, remembering justice and poet Gregory Hobbs. Also one woman's journey through Alzheimer's. And Dolly Parton helps Colorado kids read.