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  1. 2015 PPRR Winter Series progress at the halfway pointRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... held, but because of severe ice on about 90 percent of the course, the race committee in conjunction with the El Paso County Search and Rescue decided not to time the race. This decision was made to discourage runners from attempting to go all out ...

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  2. El Paso County to require drug testing for some on welfareRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KKTV

    El Paso County welfare recipients suspected of abusing drugs or alcohol will soon be required to comply with a substance abuse treatment plan to keep benefits. Beginning Monday, people in the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program will have to be screened by a certified addiction counselor for substance abuse if county caseworkers have a reasonable suspicion they are not following the rules.

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  3. Some El Paso County welfare recipients soon must get treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Denver Post

    El Paso County welfare recipients suspected of abusing drugs or alcohol soon will be required to enter and comply with a substance-abuse treatment plan to keep benefits. Beginning Monday, people in the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program, also known as Colorado Works, must be screened by a certified addiction counselor for substance abuse if county caseworkers have a "reasonable suspicion" to do so.

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  4. Former AG John Suthers wants to run the city he grew up inRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Denver Post

    ... again." Others who have formally announced for the $96,000-a-year job are former Mayor Mary Lou Makepeace , El Paso County Commissioner Amy Lathen , and Joel Miller, who resigned his council seat to campaign for the post. Former Colorado Attorney ...

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  5. One man dead, landlord arrested after Friday night fight in Colorado Springs houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Gazette

    ... Place said John Lorenz, who owns the house, shot their roommate in the stomach. Lorenz was booked into the El Paso County jail at 4:30 a.m. Saturday on suspicion of first-degree murder, according to Jacqueline Kirby, spokeswoman for the El Paso ...

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  6. Colorado graduation rates inch up, dropout rates dip againRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Estes Park Trail-Gazette

    ... resources to support schools. Of districts with more than 500 students, Lewis-Palmer School District 38 in El Paso County had the highest graduation rates - 96 percent. DPS' on-time graduation rate was 62.8 percent. The number of Latino students ...

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  7. No foul play suspected in death of man found in field, Colorado Springs police say - 1 hr agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Gazette

    ... and the Martin Luther King Jr. bypass by a passerby who called police around 4:30 p.m. A spokeswoman for the El Paso County Coroner said the office has not been able to find the man's next of kin.

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  8. Strictness of animal abuse penalties discussedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    ... "I don't know what's driving it. The trend toward stronger penalties isn't reducing it." The new sheriff of El Paso County, Bill Elder, said he realizes that animal abuse is "a hot button issue" in the county. "Next week I'll start meeting with 10 ...

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  9. One dead in crash near Waldo Canyon in El Paso CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Gazette

    A person is dead after a one-vehicle crash on U.S. 24 near Waldo Canyon, the Colorado State Patrol said. One person was in a vehicle that was found in a creek about 1:30 p.m., said trooper Josh Lewis.

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  10. Disneyland measles outbreak spreadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ... spreading the virus, and contact any patients who may have been exposed. In Colorado, health officials in El Paso County notified at least 250 people that they may have been exposed to measles at Penrose Hospital in Colorado Springs on Jan. 3, when ...

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  11. Disneyland measles outbreak spreads to 6 statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... shot around their first birthday and another before they start kindergarten. In Colorado, health officials in El Paso County notified at least 250 people that they may have been exposed to measles at Penrose Hospital in Colorado Springs on Jan. 3, ...

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  12. Calhan woman goes to jail after animal cruelty caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    ... inside the courtroom. They say they're part of a group called Horse Advocates of Colorado. "Horse owners in El Paso County are fed up with this kind of abuse going on with no punishment at the end," said Anna Blake. Although Fleischaker had nothing ...

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  13. Jane Szalkowski sits with her 6-month old granddaughter,Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    ... shot around their first birthday and another before they start kindergarten. In Colorado, health officials in El Paso County notified at least 250 people that they may have been exposed to measles at Penrose Hospital in Colorado Springs on Jan. 3, ...

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  14. Driver shot by Colorado trooper during traffic stopRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    A 55-year-old man is in the hospital after he was shot by a state trooper trying to arrest him in El Paso County. The Colorado State Patrol says Joseph Francis Cimeno made an illegal U-turn and drove for four miles before pulling over for the trooper around 1 a.m. Thursday.

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  15. Raw Sewage ProblemRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | KKTV

    ... a matter of time before my daughter or my husband or myself gets extremely sick from this." Anna called the El Paso County Health Department and 11Call for Action. She says, "This is what I'm stuck with is an ice skating rink of septic for my ...

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  16. U.S. House passes abortion bill on anniversary of Roe v. WadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    ... just passed would impact tax credits, so it's not just so-called-federal funding," Executive Director of the El Paso County Democratic Party Christy LeLait said. "It comes back to basic human rights. Each one of us is endowed with those rights to ...

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  17. Security-Widefield woman reported missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    The El Paso County Sheriff's Office is asking everyone to be on the lookout for a woman who is missing from her Security-Widefield home. Nancy Reynolds, 62, was last seen at her home in the 2200 block of Frontier Drive at around 9:15 Thursday morning.

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  18. Colorado State Patrol trooper shoots man who allegedly assaulted him during traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Gazette

    ... illegal U-turn from southbound South Academy Boulevard to northbound Academy Boulevard, near Interstate 25 in El Paso County. The man failed to stop and the trooper chased him about four miles until the man stopped in a lane of traffic near the ...

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  19. Governor's task starts with infrastructureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Colorado Springs Business Journal

    ... Castle Rock. We might have bought ourselves some more years before the next I-25 congestion crisis in north El Paso County, with the rapid completion this past year of the additional lanes from Woodmen Road to Monument Hill. But it's still ...

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  20. Air Force cadet arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Daily Camera

    A cadet at the U.S. Air Force Academy is facing felony kidnapping and sexual assault charges after police say he raped a fellow cadet while the two were visiting Boulder last year. Daniel Ryerson, 21, was arrested Friday in El Paso County and transported to the Boulder County Jail, where he was booked on suspicion of sexual assault on a physically helpless victim, sexual assault on a victim incapable of appraising her condition, and second-degree kidnapping.

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