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May 30, 2023: Denver mayoral candidates on equity, policing; Saving water in a city of excess

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The Fountains of Bellagio draw nighttime visitors on the Las Vegas Strip, October 2022. The fountains do not use Colorado River water; the Bellagio accesses ground water, which it then recycles over and over, to power the fountains outside and inside the casino and hotel.

The mayoral runoff election is on June 6, 2023. Today the candidates, Kelly Brough and Mike Johnston, answer questions about equity and policing. Then, in "Parched," we learn why Las Vegas, a city in the desert known for its excesses, has become a leader in water conservation.