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March 6, 2023: Issues shaping Denver’s mayoral race; Top Chef’s Costa Rican culture and cuisine

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Chef Byron Gomez Pollo Tico
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Byron Gomez owns Pollo Tico in Boulder, featuring Costa Rican-styled rotisserie chicken.

Housing, homelessness and crime are key issues for the 17 candidates in Denver’s mayoral race. The election is April 4 with a probable runoff in June. Then, should Colorado create a COVID-19 memorial? Plus, Chef Byron Gomez of Pollo Tico brings Costa Rican flavor to Boulder. And, the reason some of Colorado’s 178 school districts have really weird names.