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March 20, 2020: The Pianos At The Brown Palace Fall Silent; What A Ventilator Is

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Brown Palace Piano
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A vacant piano in the Brown Palace’s empty tea lounge, March 19, 2020.

With dining rooms closed due to COVID-19, the Brown Palace Hotel’s piano player is finding himself out of a job after 33 years. Then, a doctor at National Jewish Health explains what a ventilator is and how it helps patients with the new coronavirus. Later, an update on unemployment claims in the state. Finally, advice for parents with bored kids at home.