Colorado Attorney General John Suthers says the state will get $205 million as part of a multistate settlement with the nations five largest national banks, including Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase, and Wells Fargo…Frontier Airlines has announced plans to expand routes available at the Colorado Springs airport…The Colorado Springs parks board has approved a plan for legalizing the Manitou Incline, according to the Gazette.

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