The Canon City Daily Record takes a look at the race for Colorado’s 5th District between Republican incumbent Doug Lamborn and his Democratic challenger Kevin Bradley.

In Colorado Springs, red-light cameras are set to take effect (Gazette).

In Pueblo, leaders are expected to discuss an ordinance that would issue a steeper penalty for prostitution crimes (KRDO).

In Trinidad, the Times-Independent reports on a candidate forum, a health care proposal for the county jail, and considerations for county budget cutbacks.

And, in case you missed it, Colorado Springs city leaders make available the preliminary budget for 2011 (KXRM).

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