In Colorado Springs, Utilities seeks to raise water rates in order to help fund construction of the SDS Pipeline (Gazette). City Attorney Patricia Kelly has recommended council to “drop” the matter of former City Manager Penelope Culbreth-Graft’s request for severance (Gazette). Two D-49 principals retire (Gazette).

In Pueblo, officials held a public meeting last night to talk about the destruction of chemical weapons (KRDO). The Pueblo West Metropolitan District Manager is resigning (Chieftain).

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April 26, 2018 | NPR · While the bill lacks support from GOP leaders in the House and Senate, it’s intended to send a message to President Trump to avoid interfering with special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation.
 

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April 26, 2018 | NPR · “President Trump is in for a rude surprise if he thinks … Kim Jong Un is going to say, ‘Sure, I’ll hand over my nuclear weapons,'” North Korea expert Jean H. Lee tells NPR.
 

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April 26, 2018 | NPR · Kevin Young’s new book of poetry, Brown, is colored by memories from his family and childhood, U.S. history and black culture.
 

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