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May 30, 2024: Selling plasma for income; Local stars return to Colorado with U.S. Women’s Soccer

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The U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team’s Mallory Swanson chases the ball during her first practice, on the University of Colorado Boulder’s Prentup Field. May 28, 2024.

When money's tight, some people sell their plasma. People can get up to $200 per donation. We'll explore the ethical implications with a CU-Boulder professor who studied who donates and why. Then, 50 years ago this week, six young Chicano activists were killed in a series of bombings in Boulder. Later, marking the 70th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision ending segregation in public schools, with one of the Little Rock Nine. And, three hometown heroes return to the pitch with U.S. Women's Soccer.