In Colorado Springs, KOAA has reaction from an area retiree’s group on the state’s plan for the Public Employee’s Retirement Association. The Colorado Springs Business Journal takes a look at gender bias in the cost of health insurance.

The Pueblo Chieftain looks at water exchanges on the Arkansas River.

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