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State

    • School discipline reform gains traction (Denver Post).
    • XCel Energy warns of a phone scam (KRDO).


Regional

    • Agriculture in the San Luis Valley faces serious questions over water (Denver Post).
    • Public comment on Cotter Corps radioactive license termination opens (Canon City Daily Record).


Colorado Springs/El Paso County

    • Today is the last day for public comment on the proposal to drill at Banning Lewis Ranch (Gazette).
    • Utility governance is under discussion (Gazette).
    • At least one mmj business in the area gets a shut-down letter from the feds (KRDO, KOAA).
    • Manitou Springs chooses former Colorado Springs Police Chief as Interim head of its PD (Gazette).
    • Bedbugs found at an Eastern El Paso County school (KKTV).


Pueblo/Pueblo County

    • Cooperative Care Center will cease food distribution as it moves to a new facility (Chieftain).
    • Colorado Democrats hold convention in Pueblo (Chieftain).
    • D70 to consider closing Futures Academy (Chieftain).


    LaJunta/Otero County


    Trinidad/Las Animas County



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