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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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