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Saturday Sep 13 | Star-Telegram.com

Colorado candidate apologizes for Newtown remarks

A Pueblo County commission candidate said an article posted on Facebook saying the Newtown shootings were a hoax said his remarks were misunderstood. The Denver Post reported Saturday that Tom Ready apologized for hurting those affected by the December 2012 shootings in the Connecticut city that killed 20 children and six adults at an elementary school.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

WHTC

Colorado candidate gets death threat after questio...

A candidate for a county commission seat in Colorado said on Friday he received a death threat after questioning whether the 2012 school shooting that killed 20 children in Connecticut was a hoax. Thomas Ready, a Republican candidate for commissioner of Pueblo County, made the comments during a debate this week with his opponent, Democratic incumbent Sal Pace.

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Related Topix: Suicide

Slate

Finally, a Sandy Hook Truther You Can Vote for

It was almost exactly one year ago that the voters of Colorado's 3rd Senate district voted to recall Democrat Angela Giron. It was a lopsided result, much bigger than the one that took out the state Senate president, a 14-point landslide against one of the Democrats who'd represented a fairly conservative district yet dared to vote for gun safety bills in the wake of the Aurora and Newton shootings.

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Related Topix: US News, Rush Limbaugh, US Politics

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Denver Westword

Video: Pueblo Candidate Tom Ready Wonders if Newtown School Shootings Were a Hoax

Given that Pueblo County Commissioner Sal Pace is among the area's most vocal advocates for legal marijuana sales , it's no surprise he's being challenged in this November's election by a candidate on the right -- but attendees at a debate last night were likely startled by just how far to the right is Pace's opponent, Republican Tom Ready. During the event, Ready openly questioned whether the 2012 shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut , which resulted in the deaths of twenty children and six staff members, was a hoax created by the federal government.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Denver Westword

Christina Furber: Hypermobility Disorder Fundraiser Found Dead After Bizarre Shooting

To put it mildly. there's a major disconnect between the Christina Furber who was raising money online for treatment of hypermobility disorder and the one who was found dead earlier this morning following a manhunt prompted by an alleged attack on a police officer.

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KVOR-AM Colorado Springs

Manhunt in Pueblo West

Pueblo County authorities are looking for a woman who is on the run after she was pulled over for suspicion of driving under the influence. It happened early this morning in Pueblo West.

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Related Topix: Pueblo West, CO

Mon Sep 08, 2014

KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Deputies searching for possible armed suspect

The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office is looking for a woman suspected of attempting to assault a Pueblo police officer in Pueblo West. Pueblo West residents received a reverse 911 call Monday night cautioning them to stay indoors and lock their doors.

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Related Topix: Pueblo, CO, Pueblo West, CO

Fri Sep 05, 2014

Mass Transit

CO: Southwest Chief Panel to Convene

Sept. 04--The first whistle for the newly formed commission to save Amtrak's Southwest Chief rail service line will officially sound Friday as the group is set to gavel its inaugural meeting in Denver. Pueblo County Commissioner Sal Pace, who was appointed to the commission last month, said Wednesday that he is excited to participate in the meeting.

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Related Topix: Denver, CO, Pueblo, CO

Thu Sep 04, 2014

KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Black Hills customers argue against proposed rate increase

"We pay the highest bills in the state of Colorado. We're little old Pueblo. We're struggling," said Deborah Mestas.

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Related Topix: Pueblo, CO, Huerfano County, CO

KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Wild rabbit found in Pueblo West tests positive for Tularemia

The Pueblo City-County Health Department says a wild rabbit that was found in the Liberty Point neighborhood of Pueblo West has tested positive for rabbit fever. The rabbit was found on Mountainside Drive.

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Related Topix: Pueblo West, CO, Pueblo, CO, tick, Health, Entomology, Science

Wed Sep 03, 2014

KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Dirt roads infuriate people in Pueblo West

Every time there is a strong wind or a car that drives on a dirt road dust clouds are created and people like Carl Brower are left in the dust. "I just couldn't keep it up because of the the dust, so I just let it go," Brower said.

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Related Topix: Pueblo West, CO

Tue Sep 02, 2014

KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Pueblo customers to testify against Black Hills' proposed rate hike

The cost of utilities could increase by four percent if Black Hills Energy is granted a rate increase.

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Related Topix: Pueblo, CO

MacReport Media RSS Feed

Two Rivers Sub Signs Two Tenants for Marijuana Greenhouses

One of the tenants is a leading grower of marijuana in Colorado. The other tenant is a leading greenhouse grower, which also supplies soils, nutrients and greenhouse grow advice to the marijuana grow industry.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Denver Post

Pueblo health officials urgently seek kids who played with rabid bat

Health officials in Pueblo County are urgently asking for the public's help in identifying children who played with a rabid bat over the weekend.

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Related Topix: Pueblo, CO, Kids, Family

Fri Aug 29, 2014

KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Alcohol, TV stolen from VFW post

An unidentified 17-year-old has also been linked to the burglary, according to the sheriff's office.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

22 people treated with rabies vaccine after coming into contact with bats

The Pueblo City-County Health Department says it's seeing an increase in the number of people who are having potentially dangerous interactions with bats.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Pueblo, CO

Wed Aug 27, 2014

KKTV

Truck Crashes into Home, Driver Dies

A truck crashed into a home on the 300 block of E Hahns Peak Avenue in Pueblo West around 10:00 p.m. on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Pueblo West, CO

KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Driver killed, passenger hurt after truck crashes into home

The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office said a truck crashed into the bedroom of a home.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

KKTV

Woman Accused of Kidnapping Father

A 35-year-old woman is charged with kidnapping for allegedly taking her father from a Pueblo assisted-living center.

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Related Topix: Pueblo, CO

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Denver Post

Rep. Frank McNulty: May the farcical be with you

Alan Salazar with Gov. John Hickenlooper 's office, Rep. Frank McNulty in a mask and Pueblo County Commissioner Sal Pace get a good laugh out of a Darth Vader joke at the Colorado State Fair Friday night in Pueblo.

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Related Topix: US Governors, John Hickenlooper, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Barney Frank, Democrat

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