State &#8226 Colorado Springs/El Paso County &#8226 Pueblo/Pueblo County &#8226 Other Areas in the KRCC Listening Region





State

    &#8226 Colorado Supreme Court shuts down campus gun ban (Denver Post).
    &#8226 State lawmakers continue to push a bill that would ban local governments from investing in federal securities (Gazette).
    &#8226 A proposed bill would allow more relaxed conceal carry laws in the state (KRDO).
    &#8226 State wide gas prices average 50 cents cheaper than the national average (Denver Post).


Colorado Springs/El Paso County

    &#8226 First Presbyterian Church to leave the Presbyterian Church USA denomination and form new denomination (KRDO).
    &#8226 President Obama’s Air Force Academy graduation address finalized for May 23rd (Denver Post).
    &#8226 Fort Carson soldier drowns in Florida (KRDO).


Pueblo/Pueblo County

    &#8226 Pueblo County Commissioners under fire over telecommunication laws (Chieftain).


Other Areas in the KRCC Listening Region

    &#8226 Freemont County’s 4-H program adds new life skills and leadership programs to disciplines (Canon City Daily Record).



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