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Sept. 13, 2022: Power play for state senate; Opera composer reflects civil rights

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The state Senate chamber on Wednesday, May 11, 2022, as the legislature wrapped up its final day of the 2022 session.

Election season is underway and the Colorado state senate race is one to watch. Republicans are hoping to flip key seats in competitive districts. Plus, deconstructing the powerful Latino vote in Colorado with a closer look at two high-stakes races. And, the fight for civil rights and the Black experience in America are reflected in the works of composer and pianist Mary D. Watkins, who grew up in Pueblo.