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March 16, 2021: How One Storm Can Impact Drought; The Medical Breakthrough Of mRNA

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Snow Highlands Ranch March 14 2021
Carl Bilek / CPR News
The snowstorm that hit metro Denver on March 14, 2021 brought a lot of water with it. This image is from Highlands Ranch in Douglas County during whiteout conditions.

The recent snowstorm has Colorado Water Conservation Board director Becky Mitchell "happy as a clam." Then, Nobel Laureate and CU-Boulder biochemistry professor Tom Cech on breakthrough mRNA technology in vaccine development. Plus, Purplish on the stimulus plan. And new songs for our pandemic escape playlist from Tigre FM's Laura Recendez.