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






Regional

    &#8226 Colorado Department of Transportation will begin to study the effectiveness of I-70’s pace car system as it ends for the season (Gazette).
    &#8226 Multiple Colorado cities sell water to oil and gas companies for use in fracking (Colorado Springs Business Journal).


Colorado Springs/El Paso County

    &#8226 Fort Carson will award a $773 million dollar contract for construction on the new combat aviation brigade (Gazette).


Pueblo/Pueblo County

    &#8226 The Colorado State University System is endorsing a resolution to grant tuition breaks for illegal immigrants (Chieftain).


Other Areas in the KRCC Listening Region

    &#8226 Students from the Lewis-Palmer middle school have been selected to show their anti-cyberbullying documentary in a National Film Festival (Gazette).



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