State &#8226 Regional &#8226 Colorado Springs/El Paso County &#8226 Pueblo/Pueblo County





State

    &#8226 Economic experts predict “slow but steady” growth in 2012 (Denver Business Journal).
    &#8226 Lawmakers plan to propose a bill aimed at helping medical marijuana businesses shut out of banking (Denver Post).
    &#8226 Experts say total fracking ban is not possible at a meeting in Commerce City (Denver Post).
    &#8226 The state’s Department of Education is set to vote rules aimed at raising standards for online schools (Denver Post).
    &#8226 Vestas is expected to announce restructuring, but Colorado should be spared from cuts (Denver Business Journal).
    &#8226 Pinnacol’s premiums for workers’ compensation insurance is likely to rise (Chieftain).


Regional

    &#8226 A report on the listeria outbreak blames Jensen Farms and third-party auditors (Denver Post).
    &#8226 A trail project through the San Luis Valley along the Rio Grande is likely to start off small (Chieftain).
    &#8226 Walsenburg and Monte Vista Farm Service Agency offices slated for closure, but USDA says the agricultural impact will be minimal (Chieftain).


Colorado Springs/El Paso County

    &#8226 Council backs a plan for University of Colorado Hospital to lease Memorial Health System (Denver Business Journal, KXRM, CS Business Journal).
    &#8226 The city’s program honoring teens survives (Gazette).
    &#8226 Lewis-Palmer D38 considers bus fare (Gazette).
    &#8226 An updated Chestnut Street Bypass plan is released (KRDO).
    &#8226 The county and builders disagree over fire codes (Gazette).
    &#8226 New vehicle registrations in 2011 show best gain in 17 years (Gazette).


Pueblo/Pueblo County

    &#8226 CSU-Pueblo’s new president unveils priorities (Chieftain).
    &#8226 A driver yesterday caused a lockdown of D60 schools (Chieftain).
    &#8226 Diesel spill cleanup winds up (Chieftain).
    &#8226 A 60,000-acre ranch adds another 7200 acres to serve as working ranches and wildlife habitat (Chieftain).



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