Details over the Listeria outbreak remain uncertain (KRDO), while a CSU scientist says this is the first time Listeria has been linked to cantaloupe (Pueblo Chieftain). Farmers in the region deny a role (Chieftain). Three Colorado towns have median home values topping $1 million (Denver Business Journal). DIA to add flights to Iceland (Denver Post).

In Colorado Springs, former Colorado College lawyer Chris Melcher is named the city’s attorney (Colorado Springs Gazette, Colorado Springs Business Journal). Academy School District 20 plans an anti-bullying seminar (Gazette). UCCS will get two new residence halls as enrollment continues to rise (Gazette). A call center and outsourcing company looks to hire about 100 area employees to work from their homes (CSBJ*). The city collected record-breaking money from lodging taxes in July (CSBJ). For only the second time, a city firefighter is added to the firefighters memorial at Memorial Park (Gazette).

Pueblo schools remove cantaloupe from lunch menus (Chieftain). CSU-Pueblo sets third straight enrollment record (Chieftain). CSU-Pueblo presidential candidate set to visit the school and community today (Chieftain). A change in a Pueblo Police Department’s policy has cut down on sick leave (Chieftain). Pueblo County Commissioner Jeff Chostner plans to challenge DA Bill Thiebaut (Chieftain).

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