Wednesday News Index

On March 28, 2012 By

Lower North Fork Fire continues… State budget nears completion… Colorado Springs approves downtown cameras… And more. Click for the full Index.

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Monday News Index

On March 19, 2012 By

Colorado Springs fire now contained… Concealed carry laws under review… New state food bill signed into law… and more. Click for the full Index.

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Wednesday News Index

On March 14, 2012 By

Trinidaddio Blues Festival canceled… Colorado College professor wins Bancroft Prize… Las Animas police chief fired… And more. Click for the full Index.

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Monday News Index

On March 12, 2012 By

Colorado cities selling water to oil and gas companies for fracking… CSU endorsing tuition breaks for illegal immigrants… And more. Click for the full Index.

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Thursday News Index

On March 8, 2012 By

Colorado’s richest resident named by Forbes… Democrats show lower numbers at this year’s caucus…Gov. Hickenlooper perfers state regulation for the oil and gas industry… And more. Click for the full Index.

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CO health researchers advocate for tougher anti-smoking rules…Beetle infestation in Rio Grande National Forest has increased by 80,000 acres…CS delays action on surveillance cameras…and more. Click for full Index.

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Tuesday News Index

On March 6, 2012 By

The Royal Gorge begins construction on the world’s highest zip line… Raton applies for two Coca Cola funded grants… Trinidad’s city manager faces more criticisms… Downtown Colorado Springs seeks to spruce up its alleys… And more. Click for the full Index.

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Monday News Index

On March 5, 2012 By

Campus gun ban overturned… State Gas Prices lower than the national average… Pueblo county commissioners battle telecommunication laws… President Obama finalizes his Air Force Academy graduation address… And more. Click for the full Index.

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Statehouse committee approves PERA pension changes…Air Force Academy continues a base readiness exercise…Young Pueblo drivers are among the worst in the state…Trinidad’s Board of Education votes to keep current grad policy…Colfax County, NM to build new fire-training facility…and, more. Click for full Index.

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Thursday News Index

On March 1, 2012 By

Colorado Springs’ airport to be adding full-body scanners… Fort Lyon’s medium-security prison closes the doors permanently… Florence’s summer farmers market to offer canning classes… Custer County crackdown on non-permit holding home businesses… And more. Click for the full Index.

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Tuesday News Index

On February 28, 2012 By

Welfare recipients using issued debit cards at strip clubs… Environmentalist groups voice concern over Gov. Hickenlooper’s hydraulic fracturing advertisement… Colorado Springs’ downtown area to be fitted with surveillance cameras… Canon City School Board considered closing schools… And more. Click for the full Index.

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Thursday News Index

On February 23, 2012 By

Bass Pro coming to Colorado Springs…USPS processing center to close…Colorado agriculture forum to discuss the listeria outbreak… A four day school week under review… And more. Click for the full Index.

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Christo announces ‘Over the River’ delay…Legal opinion in favor of mayoral budgeting powers draws concern from CS council members…Pueblo council debates sales tax revenue usage…and more. Click for full Index.

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Tuesday News Index

On February 21, 2012 By

Bill proposes prohibiting discriminating against the unemployed… Pikes Peak Hospital to begin employing telemedicine… Pueblo Community College reporting high enrollment… Raton school board considers a new technology tax… And more. Click for the full Index.

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Monday News Index

On February 20, 2012 By

Coal mining on the rise in Colorado… Arkansas Valley conduit project to receive funding… Camping sites fees to increase… and more. Click for the full Index.

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Court case challenges constitutionality of TABOR…CS Mayor Bach orders financial review of urban renewal group…82 year old theater in Raton gets modern electricity…Extras sought in Depp film…and more. Click the link for the full Index.

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Wednesday News Index

On February 15, 2012 By

Colorado Springs based company wins $160 million Army contract…El Paso County seeing strong growth…and Secretary of State Scott Gessler sparks rumors… Click for the full Index.

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Tuesday News Index

On February 14, 2012 By

Pro Cycling Challenge to come through Colorado Springs…Cannon City School Board to discuss budget cuts…Chipotle Mexican Grill aired first national commercial…and more. Click for full index.

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Monday Index

On February 13, 2012 By

CDOT considering using the shoulders of I-70 as additional lanes… Pueblo trying to expand tourism with additions to the Riverwalk… Bill aims to ban credit checks for non-finance related jobs… and more. Click for full Index.

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Thursday News Index

On February 9, 2012 By

New house bill proposed would require welfare participants to pass drug test…Retiree benefits cut while costs rise for El Paso County Retirement Plan…Over 50 % of Pueblo’s High School graduates are ill prepared for college, and more. Click for the complete Index.

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GOP candidates hit the state ahead of today’s caucuses…State Senate bill would limit legal action over space flights…A Cotter cleanup meeting is scheduled for Canon City…An urban renewal plan in Pueblo has council skeptics….Pueblo lawmakers seek more lottery funds for special districts…and more. Click for full Index.

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Republicans across the state prepare for caucuses…Pueblo’s Historic East Side named on list of most endangered places in the state…Longtime local sportscaster Lee Douglas unexpectedly passes away. And, more. Click for full Index.

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A new study says one in four Colorado residents have no savings….Colorado sues ConocoPhillips…Landowners could earn extra money from hunting…Student numbers in Pueblo D60 drop…and, more. Click for full Index.

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