The effects of the recession in Colorado are worse than originally thought (Denver Post). Colorado’s senators look for a written commitment from the Army saying they’re not looking to expand the Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site (Chieftain, Trinidad Times-Independent).

In Colorado Springs, D-11 school officials deal with having to make $13 million in cuts for the 2011-2012 school year (Gazette). Efforts to implement an economic development plan, known as 6035, show little progress (Colorado Springs Business Journal*). Businesses in Colorado, and Colorado Springs, are slower than other parts of the country to embrace benefits for same-sex couples (CSBJ*). Colorado Springs looks to gain from a rise in U.S. manufacturing jobs (CSBJ*). The Business Journal takes a look at ‘fun’ in area workplaces*.

The death rate for children and teens in Pueblo is among the highest in the state (Chieftain). Pueblo City Schools face cutting about 8% from its general budget (Chieftain, KOAA).

The Florence-Penrose School District considers a four-day school week (Canon City Daily Record).

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