El Paso County Newswire

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  1. Fox News reported 'fake voting scandal' is actually very realRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Examiner.com

    ... story of this election law is far worse. In other states, where same day voter registration is allows, say El Paso County Clerk Wayne Williams says the votes are filed as provisional ballots and are only supposed to be counted when the voter can be ...

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  2. Manitou rally in support of recreational marijuana sales disrupted by copsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    ... endor Richard LaPlant said. Right or wrong, the marijuana debate is still quite emotional in the only city in El Paso County that currently allows recreational pot sales.

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  3. Monument father upset district failed to contact him of reported threat against his sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    ... KRDO NewsChannel 13, "We take every threat extremely seriously." Wangeman said the district contacted the El Paso County Sheriff's Office about the reported threat but said she could not comment further since it's under investigation. Sgt. Greg ...

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  4. Vote stations open throughout El Paso CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Colorado Springs Business Journal

    The El Paso County Clerk and Recorder's office opened 11 additional voter service and polling centers throughout the county to help voters with the Nov. 4 General Election. Voters may use any of the centers to obtain a replacement ballot, vote in person, register to vote or change their existing voter registration file.

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  5. 9% of voters have already submitted ballotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | TheDenverChannel

    ... shows residents in Jefferson County have submitted 51,925 ballots, the most in the state. Both Arapahoe and El Paso County received over 42,000 ballots. According to the report from the beginning of October, 3.62 million residents are registered to ...

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  6. Retail pot numbers eye-poppingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Colorado Springs Business Journal

    ... That's right, more than $1 million a month. Obviously, having the first recreational marijuana store in El Paso County makes a difference. Manitou has been the only city in the county to approve recreational sales, as the Colorado Springs City ...

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  7. Manitou's deep marijuana divideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... in a different direction. They think the tolerance has gone too far with Manitou becoming the first place in El Paso County to license the sale of retail marijuana for recreational purposes. That group felt Manitou's City Council was wrong to take ...

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  8. Decision 2014: Election officials cautious of voter fraud as ballots start coming backRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    "Same-day-registration without the requirement of photo ID is a very risky proposition," El Paso County Clerk and Recorder Wayne Williams said. "We would not catch that person until after the election is over and their ballots are counted.

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  9. 11 Call for Action Investigation: Marijuana Related Incidents Skyrocket at Local High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | KKTV

    ... So far this school year, there have been 14 incidents. Maggie's Farm, the first recreational pot shop in El Paso County, opened in August just over half a mile from the school. No one is claiming that Maggie's Farm is selling to minors, or doing ...

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  10. Warrant issued for El Paso Co. burglary suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    The El Paso County Sheriff's Office is searching for a burglary suspect who deputies say broke into a home Monday morning, causing several schools to put up a secure perimeter. Deputies issued a warrant for Austin Joseph Hood, 25, of Colorado Springs.

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  11. Splitting fire crews/hiring lawyers. Council tackles 2015 budget.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... Management Inc. d/b/a US Roads v. City of Colorado Springs and Pikes Peak Rural Transportation Authority. El Paso County District Court Case No. 2013CV30652 CLAIM: US Roads was awarded a contract through an Invitation to Bid to perform certain road ...

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  12. Economist: Approve stormwater voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Colorado Springs Business Journal

    ... Fred Crowley analyzed economic data for the Pikes Peak Stormwater Task Force. Next month, El Paso County voters will choose whether to implement a stormwater fee to pay for a predetermined project list of improvements. "What bugs me is that some ...

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  13. CO: Colorado Springs Rally Focuses on Increased Transit FundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Mass Transit

    ... a benchmark transit budget since 2010. The authority was created in 2004 by voters from Colorado Springs, El Paso County and smaller communities that approved a 1 percent sales tax for transportation and transit improvements. The city routinely met ...

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  14. County retrieves set of 1930s muralsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Colorado Springs Business Journal

    Thanks to a remarkable partnership between El Paso County and the Denver Public School System, nine 1930s murals are being installed in Centennial Hall. The murals depict familiar characters from fairy tales and nursery rhymes such as Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella, Goldilocks and the Three Bears and Little Boy Blue.

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  15. Horse neglect case has horse owners asking questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    ... is scheduled to start in December. Karen Marchman attended the trial to hear testimony from deputies with the El Paso County Sheriff's Office who investigated this case. "I wanted to hear testimony from sheriff's deputies about what they found and ...

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  16. El Paso County woman sentenced for murdering her stepfatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    An El Paso County woman was sentenced to 45 years in prison Monday for the death of her stepfather. Miguel Barajas, 47, was found shot to death at a home in the 100 block of Judson Street in Security-Widefield on February 13, 2013.

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  17. Colorado's Next Elections Chief May Be QuieterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | CBS Local

    ... are campaigning as level-headed caretakers of the state's elections. Williams is the clerk and recorder in El Paso County, the state's most populous. He says his experience makes him the best choice. Neguse is one of nine elected University of ...

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  18. Investigation Causes School Security IssuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    Several schools in El Paso county are on a secure perimeter alert right now due to an El Paso County Sheriff's Office investigation in the area. At 10:50 a.m. Widefield School District 3 was advised by the El Paso County Sheriffs Office to place King Elementary on secure perimeter due to police activity in the area.

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  19. Fort Carson to begin prescribed burnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Colorado Springs Business Journal

    ... conducted in accordance with permits issued by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and El Paso County. The base also works with state and local air quality authorities on smoke management. Each burn is conducted with a focus on ...

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  20. Clinics Offering Free Flu Shots This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | KKTV

    ... the flu. It's really important that those people get the shot. Dr. Bill Letson, Medical Director for the El Paso County Public Health said flu shots are important to your health. "It's worth getting the vaccine to prevent the infection and even if ...

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