May 10, 2022: Keeping Colorado competitive in tech innovation; Improving mental health care

May 10, 2022
This solar panel from 1980 is one of the oldest in National Renewable Energy Laboratory's Outdoor Test Facility. Today’s panels have square cells, which are cut from circular cells. Back in the early ‘80s material was so expensive that manufacturers couldn’t afford to lose any of it.This solar panel from 1980 is one of the oldest in National Renewable Energy Laboratory's Outdoor Test Facility. Today’s panels have square cells, which are cut from circular cells. Back in the early ‘80s material was so expensive that manufacturers couldn’t afford to lose any of it.Grace Hood/CPR News
This solar panel from 1980 is one of the oldest in the National Renewable Energy Laboratory's Outdoor Test Facility in Golden.

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May 10, 2022: Keeping Colorado competitive in tech innovation; Improving mental health care

Colorado's a technical leader; Democratic Representatives Joe Neguse and Ed Perlmutter say Congress is in the position to ensure it stays that way. Then, Purplish examines efforts by state lawmakers to improve mental health care in Colorado. Later, a new chapter in a story of friendship 70 years in the making, thanks to a stolen bracelet.