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12 min ago | Colorado Statesman

Former legislator seeks senate seat lost in recall

Following a bitter recall election in which former Senate President John Morse of Colorado Springs was ousted from office over his support for gun control, Democrats are eager to take back the Senate District 11 seat.

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Related Topix: US News, Colorado Springs, CO, Manitou Springs, CO, US Politics, Representative Doug Lamborn, Republican, US House of Representatives

5 hrs ago | Colorado Springs Business Journal

Commissioners seek volunteers

The El Paso County Board of County Commissioners has a number of openings on boards and commissions that advise them.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Gazette

Pueblo County to start issuing same sex marriage licenses Friday

Pueblo County Clerk and Recorder Gilbert Ortiz had last week decided not to issue them, but changed his mind after a three-hour meeting with legal staff on Thursday, according to the Pueblo Chieftain.

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Related Topix: Pueblo County, CO, Pueblo, CO, Gay/Lesbian, Boulder County, CO, Colorado Springs, CO

KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Legal battle ahead for El Paso County?

A big question remains unanswered in the el paso county sheriff's scandal... Will you pay the bill for Sheriff Maketa's high priced attorney? Documents KRDO NewsChannel 13uncovered first, Wednesday night at 10:00, reveal the Sheriff's attorney wants to get paid for her services by the county.

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KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

County: Old Stage Road set to open in late September

A record-setting flood from September forced Old Stage Road to shut down. El Paso County is working to have the popular road open by late September.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Taxpayers spend thousands for Pueblo police driving home to El Paso County

Pueblo taxpayers spend thousands of dollars every year on gas for city employees who drive vehicles to their homes in El Paso County.

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Related Topix: Pueblo, CO, Colorado Springs, CO

KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Suicide rate remains high in El Paso County

Updated statistics show that 151 people committed suicide in El Paso County last year, continuing a disturbing trend that has lasted for several years.

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Related Topix: Suicide

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

Board of Fremont County Commissioners OKs medical pot regulations

Fremont County Commissioner Debbie Bell speaks June 26 during a public hearing at the Fremont County Administration Building.

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Related Topix: Fremont County, CO, Marijuana

KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

A number of veterans returning home to Southern Colorado face unemployment

Fort Carson has hosted a number of homecomings in the last two weeks. Almost 1,500 soldiers are now back on American soil.

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Related Topix: Fort Carson, CO

KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Recreational shooting banned in section of Pike National Forest

The affected land is in El Paso County in the area surrounding Mount Herman Road from Monument west to the Teller County line.

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Related Topix: Monument, CO, Teller County, CO

Mon Jul 07, 2014

KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Pueblo city employees allowed to take vehicles home outside of city limits

Most Pueblo city employees authorized to drive work vehicles home live outside of city limits.

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Related Topix: Pueblo, CO, Pueblo County, CO

The Gazette

Steers, swine and 4-H

For an upcoming Country Life column, I met with some 4-H kids in Calhan, some planning to show steers at the El Paso County Fair, the others showing pigs.

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Related Topix: Calhan, CO

Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

Sheriff Maketa recall effort nears signature goal as deadline looms

El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa fields questions pertaining to the Black Forest fire, as well as the ongoing investigation into accusations of Maketa having sexual affairs with female subordinates in June.

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Related Topix: Black Forest, CO

Denver Westword

Colorado contributes a horn dog and a sleazeball to America's Worst Politicians

King George III was "a Tyrant...unfit to be the ruler of a free people," Thomas Jefferson wrote in the Declaration of Independence 238 years ago last week.

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Denver Westword

Wayne Williams on his run for Secretary of State and the Honey Badger's seat

Because Scott Gessler decided to make a run for the Republican gubernatorial nomination , the Colorado Secretary of State's office is up for grabs in November.

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Related Topix: Colorado, University of Virginia, Capitol Hill (Denver, CO), Colorado Springs, CO, Black Forest, CO

KVOR-AM Colorado Springs

Man faces multiple charges after trying to crash into a deputy's vehicle

El Paso County sheriff's deputies resorted to using throw-down spikes to stop a car whose driver allegedly tried to crash into a sheriff's patrol vehicle Saturday night.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

KKTV

28 Years Since Missing Boy's Disappearance

Kristin Haubrich joined the KKTV 11 News Team in April 2012 after working as a reporter at KREX-TV in Grand Junction, Colorado.

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Related Topix: Grand Junction, CO, Colorado Springs, CO

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Denver Post

Colorado sheriffs keep popping up in spotlight

Just before Weld County Sheriff John Cooke took office nearly 12 years ago, his predecessor had strong words about the power that goes with being the top law enforcement officer in the county.

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Related Topix: Colorado, US Governors, John Hickenlooper, Colorado Springs, CO

New Falcon Herald

The state of real estate

'Bees do have a smell, you know, and if they don't they should, for their feet are dusted with spices from a million flowers.'

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Related Topix: Black Forest, CO

New Falcon Herald

More on marijuana

'Bees do have a smell, you know, and if they don't they should, for their feet are dusted with spices from a million flowers.'

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Colorado Springs, CO

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