Universal background checks for all gun purchases, and a ban on high capacity magazines are among the five Democratic backed gun bills clearing the state senate after a vigorous debate yesterday…Amidst possible gun legislation at the statehouse and in Washington, El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa and County Commissioner Peggy Littleton have scheduled a public town hall-style meeting Thursday…A teacher from Center High School in rural Southern Colorado has been awarded a prestigious national teaching award for science and technology.

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A teacher from Center High School in rural Southern Colorado has been awarded a prestigious National teaching award for science and technology. KRCC’s Hannah Sohl reports.

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