Fort Carson is hosting nearly 300 soldiers and 30 helicopters from Fort Riley in Kansas for high altitude training. KRCC’s Eliza Densmore reports.

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Protestors gathered outside City Hall in downtown Colorado Springs today as Council prepared to hear a first reading for oil and gas regulations.

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Two of four middle schools in Pueblo will have previously revoked funding reinstated…

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Many of the hundreds of rape kits that Colorado police departments receive are never tested.

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Friends of Garden of the Gods has donated $20,000 to help keep water flowing freely through the park.

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The National Wildlife Federation recently released the results of their Hunters and Anglers survey. KRCC’s Kate Dunn says the report shows conservation continues to be an important issue for many sportsmen.

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A pending agreement with state officials may make water quality testing a requirement for obtaining drilling permits in El Paso county.

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The USA Pro Challenge cycling race brought nearly 100 million dollars in to the state.

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Funds given to four middle schools have been suspended due to poor test scores.

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95 percent of parking meters in downtown Colorado Springs will now have longer time limits. As KRCC’s Katherine-Claire O’Connor reports, the goal is to help promote downtown businesses.

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The World War II Amache Japanese Internment Camp in southeastern Colorado is the subject of an exhibit at The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs opening today.

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Two of the four candidates in the race for the 3rd congressional seat will take part in a debate tomorrow night in Pueblo.

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Even though temperatures reached near freezing across much of the Front Range last night, other parts of the state are seeing fire activity. KRCC’s Elizabeth Schoder reports.

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The Centers for Disease Control is reporting nearly 4,000 cases of West Nile virus in the U.S. as of October 2nd, including more than 160 deaths. In Colorado, a total of 106 cases have been reported this year.

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Drought conditions this year have affected waterfowl habitats in eastern Colorado so that hunters may have trouble finding ducks and geese this fall and winter.

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Two aboard the training plane have not yet been named…

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Mayor Steve Bach reveals his 2013 plan…

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Two separate interest groups plan to air advertisements before Wednesday’s presidential debate held at the University of Denver.

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The tourist destination has scheduled its last ride for this Sunday, after more than 50 years in service.

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Pueblo’s City Council plans to vote on the issue October 9th.

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One woman is dead and another seriously injured after a disturbance at a state prison in southeastern Colorado Monday morning.

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Grant stipulations, and a mill levy complicate the issue…

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A new study suggests that climate change is affecting the number and severity of wildfires in the West, including in Colorado.

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