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Oct. 19, 2023: Abortion access in Colorado after 50 years; Perseverance marks ‘Lessons in Chemistry’

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Colorado Governor Jared Polis, center, signs three bills that enshrine protections for abortion and gender-affirming care procedures and medications during a ceremony with bill sponsors and supporters Friday, April 14, 2023, in the State Capitol in Denver.

Thirty percent of abortions in Colorado last year were for people from out of state, and that number's increasing. We talk with Linda Weber who helped found the first clinic in Colorado with abortion access 50 years ago. Then, as our CPR Voter Guide publishes, a closer look at what's on the November ballot. And, we remember playwright and arts mentor Ken Grimes. Plus, a Fort Collins native helms "Lessons in Chemistry."