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





State

    &#8226 Colorado health researchers advocate for tougher anti-smoking regulations (Denver Post).
    &#8226 Biker-wear anti-discrimination bill likely to have a bumpy road (Denver Post).
    &#8226 Walton Family Foundation donates to education reform in CO (Denver Business Journal).
    &#8226 CU measures its economic impact (Boulder Daily Camera).


Regional

    &#8226 Large donation will establish an equine sanctuary and rehab center in Douglas County (Denver Post).
    &#8226 Colorado Springs cab company to expand to 20 Front Range counties (Gazette).
    &#8226 Aerial photos show beetle infestation in Rio Grande National Forest has increased by 80,000 acres (Chieftain).


Colorado Springs/El Paso County

    &#8226 Council delays action on surveillance cameras (Gazette).
    &#8226 Falcon School District introduces new grading scale (KRDO).
    &#8226 Democratic caucuses in the county draw low numbers (Gazette, KRDO).
    &#8226 Flu numbers up in the county (KXRM).


Pueblo/Pueblo County

    &#8226 County Democrats held caucuses (Chieftain).
    &#8226 Pueblo Community Soup Kitchen has a greater need, with fewer donations (Chieftain).
    &#8226 Feds asked to financially support demolition of contaminated buildings by the State Fair (Chieftain).


Other Areas in the KRCC Listening Region

    &#8226 8th grader in the town of Las Animas expelled after showing a gun (KOAA); Police chief suspended for delayed investigation (KKTV).
    &#8226 Create Canon City project manager talks about library renovations (Canon City Daily Record).



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