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Feb. 5, 2021: How The Pandemic’s Caused Chipped Teeth & More; Koko Bayer’s Hope Hearts

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Denver Artist Koko Bayer Hope Hearts
Ryan Warner / CPR News
Denver artist Koko Bayer created hearts that say “hope” and “esperanza” that are pasted on boarded-up storefronts and windows of struggling businesses.

Denver's former independent law enforcement monitor talks about the challenges ahead for his replacement. Plus, two dentists on safety protocols against COVID-19 and how pandemic anxiety is showing up in people's teeth. Then, meet Koko Bayer, the Denver artist who created hearts with a message of hope. And, the "future funk" sound of Denver band, The Grand Alliance.