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State

    &#8226 Analyst says applicants overestimated visitorship when applying for tax incentives (Denver Post).
    &#8226 Avalanche deaths reach four in Colorado (Denver Post).
    &#8226 Colorado’s unemployment rate falls (Denver Business Journal).
    &#8226 Attorney General John Suthers officially files notice of appeal in school funding case (Denver Business Journal).
    &#8226 Colorado’s Department of Public Health and Environment identifies “winnable battles,” including injury prevention, mental health, and clean air (Colorado Springs Business Journal).


Regional

    &#8226 Pikes Peak Community College and Pueblo Community College announce a partnership aimed at training for manufacturing jobs (CSBJ*).
    &#8226 Rep. Lamborn (R, CO-5) plans to skip State of the Union (Denver Post, Gazette).


Colorado Springs/El Paso County

    &#8226 Colorado Springs fights Calhan’s interest in joining a transportation authority as a voting member (Gazette).
    &#8226 D11 seeks public input to cut $10 million from its budget (KRDO).
    &#8226 Some D11 schools placed on lockdown during investigation (Gazette, KOAA, KRDO).
    &#8226 Downtown’s Bijou block sees higher rate of closing businesses (CSBJ*).
    &#8226 Chamber supports Gov. Hickenlooper’s plan for regulatory reform (CSBJ*)


Pueblo/Pueblo County

    &#8226 An arrest is made in book thefts at CSU-Pueblo (KXRM).


Trinidad/Las Animas County


Other Areas in the KRCC Listening Region



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