In Colorado Springs, city council had a number of issues on which to vote, including issue 300 (Gazette, KOAA) which passed, a proposed medical marijuana ordinance, which failed (Gazette ,KRDO, KXRM), and a no-camping ordinance, which passed (Gazette, KRDO). KRDO also reports that D-11 has decided to join with other school districts in suing the state.

In Pueblo, the Chieftain reports on the new weapons ban on Colorado State University campuses.

The Canon City Daily Record reports on the area’s school district meeting, and their approval of a ‘retirement incentive plan.’

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