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Manitou council OKs measure to bear-proof trash
Manitou council OKs measure to bear-proof trash

By: Rachel Riley - 0 3 hr ago

Manitou Springs citizens will have to use a wildlife-proof garbage bin or keep their trash indoors till collection day, the City Council decided...

White House military personnel removed amid investigation into contacts with foreign women during Trump’s Asia trip
White House military personnel removed amid investigation into contacts with foreign women during Trump’s Asia trip

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Three military personnel have been reassigned from their White House jobs amid allegations that they had improper contact with foreign women while...

FCC chairman sets out to scrap open internet access rules
FCC chairman sets out to scrap open internet access rules

By: - 0 6 hr ago

MENLO PARK, Calif. — The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission set out Tuesday to scrap rules around open internet access, a move that...

Colorado lawmakers to review policy on sexual harassment
Colorado lawmakers to review policy on sexual harassment

By: - 0 6 hr ago

DENVER  — Colorado's highest-ranking legislators responded Tuesday to harassment complaints against lawmakers by announcing a formal review of...

Diana DeGette alleges she was sexually assaulted in an elevator by former congressman
Diana DeGette alleges she was sexually assaulted in an elevator by former congressman

By: Ernest Luning - 0 6 hr ago

U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette said Monday she faced unwanted sexual advances from a congressman who tried to forcibly kiss her in an elevator years ago. In...

Colorado Springs Utilities to bill households for stormwater fees
Colorado Springs Utilities to bill households for stormwater fees

By: Conrad Swanson - 0 6 hr ago

Colorado Springs Utilities will bill households for the stormwater fees that voters approved Nov. 7, the Utilities board decided at its Tuesday...

Big Tobacco's anti-smoking ads begin after decade of delay
Big Tobacco's anti-smoking ads begin after decade of delay

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WASHINGTON — Decades after they were banned from the airwaves, Big Tobacco companies return to prime-time television this weekend — but not by choice....

Judge permanently blocks Trump sanctuary cities executive order
Judge permanently blocks Trump sanctuary cities executive order

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SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge on Monday permanently blocked President Donald Trump’s executive order to cut funding from cities that limit...

Sen. Cory Gardner booed during southern Colorado town hall meeting 
Sen. Cory Gardner booed during southern Colorado town hall meeting 

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PUEBLO — Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner received boos and jeers while attempting to defend Republican efforts to rewrite the tax code. The Pueblo...

After US pushback, AT&T prepares to fight for Time Warner
After US pushback, AT&T prepares to fight for Time Warner

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NEW YORK — Seeing an attempt to block its buyout out of Time Warner as a "radical" departure by the U.S. government, AT&T is preparing for a fight...

Almost 60,000 Haitians allowed to stay in US only until 2019
Almost 60,000 Haitians allowed to stay in US only until 2019

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said it is ending a temporary residency permit program that has allowed almost 60,000 citizens from Haiti to...

Grant marks a milestone for Manitou Springs Creek Walk project
Grant marks a milestone for Manitou Springs Creek Walk project

By: Rachel Riley - 0 11 hr ago

Manitou Springs has been awarded a $100,000 grant, marking a milestone for a long-awaited trail extension that eventually will link Rainbow Falls and...

Manitou Springs council to vote on bear-proof trash can ordinance
Manitou Springs council to vote on bear-proof trash can ordinance

By: Rachel Riley - 0 14 hr ago

The Manitou Springs City Council will decide Tuesday on requiring residents to keep their trash indoors until collection day or store it in a...

H.R. McMaster called Trump an 'idiot' and a 'dope' at private dinner, according to report
H.R. McMaster called Trump an 'idiot' and a 'dope' at private dinner, according to report

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White House national security adviser H.R. McMaster reportedly said President Trump had the intelligence of a "kindergartner" and called him an "idiot"...

Commentator Michelle Malkin throws support to Colorado gubernatorial candidate Tom Tancredo
Commentator Michelle Malkin throws support to Colorado gubernatorial candidate Tom Tancredo

By: Joey Bunch - 0 16 hr ago

Conservative commentator Michelle Malkin endorsed Tom Tancredo for governor at a fundraiser at a gun club in Colorado Springs Saturday night. His...

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