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State lawmakers are unveiling their legislative priorities in advance of Colorado’s annual legislative session. Democrats proposed a plan today to try and tackle Medicaid costs…

Pueblo City Schools were on lockdown today as a parent who concerned police drove around with a handgun. The Pueblo Chieftain reports that police were concerned the woman may have been suicidal. Police Captain Tom Rummel told the paper that when a parent is suspected of being suicidal and is armed, it’s policy to alert schools.

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