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





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Colorado Springs/El Paso County

    &#8226 School District 11 under fire over safety concerns (KRDO).
    &#8226 Two Colorado Springs high schools consider combining schools in response to staff and class cuts (KRDO).
    &#8226 Colorado Meetings and Events magazine name the Broadmoor Colorado’s number 1 meeting place in the state (Colorado Springs Business Journal).


Pueblo/Pueblo County

    &#8226 Pueblo County Democratic party shows two-thirds less attendance at this year’s caucus (Chieftain).
    &#8226 Six schools in the Pueblo City School district reveal a student progress report today (Chieftain).
    &#8226 Pueblo’s Latino Chamber of Commerce asks a Senate task force for quick access to funds (Chieftain).


Trinidad/Las Animas County

    &#8226 Las Animas police chief is on paid administrative leave while City Council deliberates how he handled a gun incident (Chieftain).


Other Areas in the KRCC Listening Region



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