Memorial Health System is losing money and risks bond default, according to the Colorado Springs Gazette…Governor John Hickenlooper has cut more than 840 rules and regulations in the Colorado Department of Human Services…and, a Colorado panel charged with redrawing state legislative districts plans to discuss proposed final maps after going on a monthlong listening tour.

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