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Colorado’s two-month unemployment claim total reaches 389,000

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(The Center Square) - New unemployment claims in Colorado dropped for the fourth consecutive week, as the state's two-month total reaches 389,000.

Colorado saw 22,493 initial unemployment claims during the week ending May 9, down 5,867 claims from 28,360 the previous week, according to data released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Rocky Mountain National Park to begin ‘phased reopening’ after Colorado’s safer-at-home expires

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(The Center Square) - Rocky Mountain National Park will begin to reopen on May 27, the day after Colorado's safer-at-home order is set to expire.

The U.S. National Park Service said Tuesday that park officials are in the "planning process to coordinate a phased reopening."

"Park operations and services will be much different this year," an NPS statement added.

Moraine Park and Glacier Basin campgrounds will open half of their campsites starting June 4, while Aspenglen, Timber Creek and Longs Peak campgrounds will stay closed, the agency said.