StateRegionalColorado Springs/El Paso CountyPueblo/Pueblo CountyOther Areas in the KRCC Listening Region





State

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


Regional

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


Colorado Springs/El Paso County

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


Pueblo/Pueblo County

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


Other Areas in the KRCC Listening Region

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



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