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State

    &#8226 Medicare partnership rewards providers (Denver Post).
    &#8226 Colorado weighs how to factor in budget surplus (Colorado Springs Gazette).
    &#8226 Secretary of State Scott Gessler’s plan to limit campaign fines gains critics (Denver Post).
    &#8226 Proposed bill would require sharing job information with schools (Denver Post).
    &#8226 The state is keeping tabs on the Super Ditch for ideas on water policy (Chieftain).


Regional

    &#8226 Regional water experts say the Arkansas Valley Super Ditch is on the right track for finding water solutions (Chieftain).


Colorado Springs/El Paso County

    &#8226 D-11 deals with erroneous bulk phone calls (Gazette).
    &#8226 Fort Carson faces two base deaths, a suicide and another soldier found dead (KRDO).


Pueblo/Pueblo County

    &#8226 The city’s School Board is set to vote on closure and realignment plan (Chieftain).



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