Rick Santorum appeared to be the favored candidate in southeastern Colorado, as Republicans held their caucuses last night. State GOP officials called the race late last night, in favor of Santorum….The number of high school graduates requiring remedial classes has gone up by 11 percent since the previous year…Business groups in Colorado Springs and Denver are forming a partnership to pursue one of six new federal training sites for remotely piloted aircraft or drones…and, the Federal Bureau of Land Management is revisiting an effort to protect sage grouse in Colorado.

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