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A former Colorado Springs PTA official is accused of embezzling nearly $25,500 from Odyssey Elementary School accounts and will face a jury trial in November, according to court documents. Police arrested Michelle Dawson Owens, 44, in April on suspicion of stealing from two parent-teacher group accounts that benefited Odyssey Elementary in School District 49.

Nearing the end of his first term, Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers said he wants to hold his position at the city’s helm for another four years. Suthers announced his intention Tuesday to seek reelection in the April 2019 municipal election.

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