Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District will see a Republican primary (Chieftain).

KRDO reports on a controversial measure in Florence that could test high school students for drug use. The Canon City Daily Record also reports on the measure.

In Pueblo, city council postponed a decision on Black Hills (Chieftain). D-70 cuts some administration costs (Chieftain).

In LaJunta, 3rd graders’ CSAP scores are on the rise (Tribune-Democrat).

In Trinidad, the Times-Independent reports the New Elk Mine is on schedule to reopen this fall. The paper also reports on a public hearing regarding an application from Pioneer Natural Resource to renew a water discharge permit, and a predicted tax revenue decrease for Las Animas County’s special districts and schools.

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April 23, 2018 | NPR · For years, South Korea has blasted K-Pop and other propaganda over the border to North Korea, and North Korea is responded with propaganda of its own. In anticipation of talks between leaders of the two countries later this week, South Korea has turned the speakers off, and North Korea was expected to do the same.
 

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