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  • Pentagon orders Peterson team to prep for domestic Ebola fight

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: 13 hr ago

    U.S. Northern Command leaders worked Monday to assemble a team of military Ebola experts who will be on standby if civilian authorities need assistance with an outbreak. The Peterson Air Force Base Command was ordered by the Pentagon to come up with a 30-member Ebola fighting team...

  • Colorado's top court upholds 2010 PERA ruling

    By MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Published: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    A Colorado Supreme Court ruling on Monday upheld the state's 2010 decision to reduce annual cost-of-living increases for state employee retirees in an effort to make the retirement fund more financially sound. A number of retirees sued the state and the Colorado Public Employees'...

  • City Council members expected to put up a fight over reduced time City Attorney gives them in 2015

    By monica mendoza - the gazette
    Published: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    Colorado Springs City Council members will get less time dedicated to them from the City Attorney's Office in 2015, under the mayor's proposed budget. - Mayor Steve Bach's 2015 budget reduces by half the time the city attorney will spend working with the City Council. It is among the...

  • The city's IT department can be fixed for $1.7 million, chief of staff says

    By monica mendoza - the gazette
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    Colorado Springs has a new plan for its information technology department, and it's going to need $1.7 million more in the 2015 budget, the city's chief of staff said. - The increase is for hardware and a redesign of the system, including close attention to network security, said Steve...

  • 11 polling centers open Monday in El Paso County

    By andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Updated: 22 hr ago

    The El Paso County Clerk and Recorder's Office will open 11 Voter Service and Polling Centers on Monday. Although ballots were mailed to all registered voters in Colorado, El Paso County Clerk and Recorder Wayne Williams said in a statement that the additional polling centers are...

  • 'Personhood' back on the ballot, but with a new focus

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Oct 19, 2014

    The November ballot is packed full of statewide measures for voters to ponder. Colorado voters will decide whether fetuses are people, if a Denver-area horse racing track will get casino games, how school boards negotiate with unions and how food is labeled for sale. The most...

  • Stormwater measure picks up broad support as opponents point out flaws

    By monica mendoza monica.mendoza@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Oct 19, 2014

    The campaign on stormwater has become a David vs. Goliath match in terms of spending and visible support. Proponents of El Paso County Measure 1B, which would spend $40 million a year to plan, build and maintain drainage and flood control projects in four cities and portions of the...

  • Ballot countdown: Election news and notes

    By MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    Snoop Dogg enters Colorado politics First Wyclef Jean cut a single with gubernatorial independent candidate Mike Dunafon. Now the mayor of Glendale has the backing of Snoop Dogg, and all three released a remix of the political song "The Trap." In the song, Snoop Dogg says, "Vote Mike...

  • Udall calls for flight ban on Ebola patients

    The Associated Press
    Published: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    DENVER — Sen Mark Udall on Saturday called for a flight ban on all people being monitored by exposure to the Ebola virus. But he continued to resist calls for an end to all travel from the three West African countries where the outbreak started. Udall, a Democrat, is locked in a...

  • Eager beavers in El Paso County get a jump on ballot submissions

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    Close to 13,000 voters in El Paso County are apparently eager to make their voice heard, and already turned in their ballots just days after receiving them. Registered Republicans submitted more than 7,000 ballots, compared with about 2,800 for registered Democrats and about 2,700...

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