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Sept. 12, 2023: Rebuilding after the flood; How economics could save the rainforest

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Matt Bloom/CPR News
Rainbow Shultz, owner of the Jamestown Mercantile Cafe, poses at the cafe and community center on Sept. 6. 2023. Shultz and her family survived catastrophic flooding that killed one longtime town resident.

Flash flooding decimated Jamestown 10 years ago. One resident shares how the community pulled together to rebuild. Then, migrant arrivals are increasing again in Denver. Plus, Colorado Mesa University is competing to save the rainforest. Also, new guidelines to help with childhood obesity. And a new play set at a city council meeting is filled with both comedy and mystery.