Colorado Springs voters yesterday overwhelmingly approved plans to lease city-owned Memorial Health System to University of Colorado Health, or UCHealth. The total vote count was 82% to 18%, with around 44% voter turnout…

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Please note: The audio says the vote was 83% to 17%, with 42% voter turnout. Late numbers put the vote at 82% to 18% with about 44% of voters casting ballots.

 

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