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State

    • President Obama visits Colorado today (Denver Post).
    • Safety concerns reach 15 schools built by the same developer (Denver Post).
    • Tracing voted ballots raises concerns (Denver Post).
    • Legislative committee weighs lowering late vehicle registration fees (Denver Post).
    • State health officials want mandatory flu shots for most hospital and nursing home workers (Denver Post).


Regional

    • First poll shows Rep. Tipton (R) ahead of challenger Sal Pace (D) in Colorado’s 3rd congressional district (Chieftain).
    • Representatives from the state’s Office of Film, Television & Media visit with commissioners of six counties in southeastern Colorado (LaJunta Tribune Democrat).


Colorado Springs/El Paso County

    • The city charter raises questions over power distribution (Independent).
    • Recent water main breaks in the city are not a budget concern (KRDO).
    • Miami-Yoder school makes the list of those built by Neenan Company and needing repair (Gazette).
    • Longtime El Paso County DA Bob Russel dies (Gazette, KRDO).
    • Army set to cut brigades, impact Fort Carson (Gazette, KOAA, KXRM).
    • Organizers with the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb expect record year (CSBJ).
    • New Life to create a presence in downtown Colorado Springs (Independent).


Pueblo/Pueblo County

    • D60 decides elementary school boundaries (Chieftain); Carlisle to have 6th graders (Chieftain).
    • Destruction of chemicals at the Pueblo Chemical Depot moves slowly (Chieftain).

LaJunta/Otero County



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News

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November 26, 2014 | WJCT · Jacksonville, Fla., is racing to find funds to deepen its port. If it can’t accommodate newer, bigger cargo ships from Asia, the city says, it will lose out to Savannah, Ga., and Charleston, S.C.
 

Carrie Kahn
November 26, 2014 | NPR · The pair fed and clothed Central American migrants on their way through Mexico. One of them, a transvestite, had been doing it for more than a decade and had received death threats.
 

AP
November 26, 2014 | NPR · Next week, Texas is slated to execute Scott Panetti for murder. He has a long history of mental illness but was allowed to defend himself at trial, where he insisted he was a movie character.
 

Arts & Life

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November 26, 2014 | NPR · Christmas cable movies are a genre unto themselves. We take a look at some of the Hallmark (and other) romances that are surprisingly big business this time of year.
 

AP
November 26, 2014 | NPR · Even as public schools in the area closed amid protests, the Ferguson Public Library stayed open for local students and readers. Onlookers have responded with an outpouring of donations.
 

November 26, 2014 | NPR · Cold, dark winter nights are the perfect time to dip into Gemma Files’ chilling new story collection, We Will All Go Down Together. Critic Jason Heller praises Files’ “ghostly, magical storytelling.”
 

Music

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