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  • In the March issue of Delta High School student newspaper The Paw Print, freshman Juliana Stagner wrote about gender-based discrepancies she noticed while tuned to the Winter Olympics. We talk about her reporting on the different conditions for male and female athletes at her school. Plus, Kate Redmond reports 1 in 7 Colorado children live with food insecurity. Members of the beef industry have set out to change that. And Colorado lawmakers are unveiling a bipartisan bill they say will help prevent deaths from fentanyl by increasing criminal penalties for distribution of the drug.
  • In the March issue of Delta High School student newspaper The Paw Print, freshman Juliana Stagner wrote about gender-based discrepancies she noticed while tuned to the Winter Olympics. We talk about her reporting on the different conditions for male and female athletes at her school. Plus, Kate Redmond reports 1 in 7 Colorado children live with food insecurity. Members of the beef industry have set out to change that. And Colorado lawmakers are unveiling a bipartisan bill they say will help prevent deaths from fentanyl by increasing criminal penalties for distribution of the drug.
  • This week on Local Motion, KGNU news director Shannon Young looks into the growing problem of drug overdoses. More than a dozen overdose deaths this year in Boulder County were caused by fentanyl. She speaks to Colorado Sun journalists Jennifer Brown and Olivia Prentzel who published an investigative series about the drug in November. Plus CU-Denver professor Marty Otanez is project coordinator of Naloxone Champions.
  • Fentanyl overdose deaths more than doubled last year in ColoradoSkiers who died in avalanche Monday were Seth Bossung, Andy Jessen, Adam PalmerState…
  • U.S. drug officials have traced a sharp spike in the already climbing death toll from heroin overdoses to an additive — acetyl fentanyl. The fentanyl is being cooked up in clandestine labs in Mexico.