The caseload for state public defenders is growing (Denver Post). Weld County is the only county in the state without long-term debt (Denver Post). Ft. Carson general says plans to expand Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site are not moving forward, for now (Pueblo Chieftain).

In Colorado Springs, Memorial Health System officials propose alternative to PERA if the system becomes a non-profit (Gazette). Recommendations from a study on a section of Academy Blvd. could mean total redevelopment (Gazette, KKTV, KOAA). D-11 plans classes aimed at students interested in health or tourism careers (Gazette). Area teachers receive National Board Certification (Gazette). Mountain pine beetles are still largely absent from the Pikes Peak Region (Gazette). A former Colorado Springs police chief is named interim chief in Pueblo (KOAA). The Colorado Springs Independent takes a look at some of the effects of a rise in need for food-stamps, a rise in sexually transmitted diseases, and a buy-local campaign.

Pueblo County is set to join an immigration enforcement network (Chieftain). A new study shows the economic benefits of the State Fair (Chieftain). A draft environmental assessment for improvements to I-25 through Pueblo is expected this summer (Chieftain).

Custer County residents hear about how Colorado water law applies to the area (Wet Mountain Tribune). Otero County Commissioners express concern over a finding that Army training at Pinon Canyon has “no adverse effect” (LaJunta Tribune-Democrat). Otero Junior College adds staff (Tribune-Democrat).

And, in case you missed it, in Colorado Springs, two charter amendments seem likely for the April ballot (Gazette). Utilities looks for permission to use eminent domain in Pueblo West for the Southern Delivery System pipeline project (Gazette). Falcon School District 49 looks to create district wide changes (Gazette).

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November 23, 2014 | KWMU · Religious leaders await a grand jury’s decision in St. Louis. Many faith leaders there have been deeply involved with demonstrations following the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown.
 

November 23, 2014 | NPR · Vice President Biden wraps up his trip to Turkey, where he held talks on strengthening the fight against ISIS. The U.S. and Turkey disagree on how to deal with the threat of the so-called Islamic State.
 

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November 23, 2014 | NPR · Allegro arrived on Broadway with a cast of close to 100 and the biggest advance ticket sales in Broadway history at the time. But reviews were mixed and the musical only lasted a season.
 

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