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91.5 KRCC Local News + Stories

City Of Colorado Springs And Partners Announce Plans For New Downtown Sports Facilities

Downtown Colorado Springs will soon be home to two new sports and events centers, according to plans released by the...

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We're In Drought. So Why Can We Still Water Our Lawns?

Smoke-filled skies. Record-breaking heat. Brittle forestland closed to the public. And yet, for some Colorado...

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How Would You PlanCOS? The City Wants To Know

The new comprehensive plan for Colorado Springs, known as PlanCOS, is out in draft form, and the city is seeking...

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Cloudy, With A Chance Of Climate Change? TV Meteorologists Take On The Big Stuff.

Four U.S. Senators are objecting to a program that teaches TV weathercasters about the science of climate change. As...

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New State Fair Manager Sees Role As 'Pinnacle' Of His Career

The Colorado State Fair has a new general manager this year. Scott Stoller was appointed by the Colorado Department...

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Cotton Club Founder Fannie Mae Duncan To Be Honored With Downtown Statue

"Everybody Welcome” was the catchphrase of Colorado Springs businesswoman Fannie Mae Duncan.

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Fossils From An Earlier Global Warming

Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument is nothing fancy when you first drive in. No towering cliffs or dramatic...

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Can Industrial Hemp Save Rural Economies?

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell may seem like an unlikely champion for an illegal substance, but the Kentucky...

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Can Industrial Hemp Save Rural Economies?

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell may seem like an unlikely champion for an illegal substance, but the Kentucky...

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Treaty Of Guadalupe Hidalgo Has Lasting Effects On Southern Colorado

The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo was signed in February 1848, bringing an official end to the Mexican-American War....

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News Rules In Effect As Unaffiliated Voters Participate In Primary Elections

Ballots for the 2018 Primary Election are arriving in voter's mailboxes this week. There is a change in the process...

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A Volatile Time For Clinics That Provide Abortions

Protests and blockades of clinics that perform abortions are up dramatically around the nation, including Colorado,...

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As Air Force Aims For Space, Colorado Plays Important Role

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson is a 1982 graduate of the Air Force Academy. Now she's responsible for the...

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Colorado Juvenile Justice System To Undergo Comprehensive Review

Colorado's juvenile justice system will undergo a comprehensive review over the next six months. The goal is to...

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Colorado Springs Drops In National ParkScore Ranking

The Colorado Springs park system fell four spots this year in a national ranking put out by the non-profit Trust For...

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Pueblo City-County Library District Receives National Medal

The Pueblo City-County Library District is receiving the nation’s highest honor from The Institute of Museum and...

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What Will Become Of Venetucci Farm?

Peak Curiosity is a community-driven reporting series from 91.5 KRCC. We ask listeners to submit their questions...

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Faces Behind The Fires: Fish Biologist

Fire experts say this season could be big for wildfires in our region. Our Mountain West New Bureau takes you behind...

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Faces Behind The Fires: A New Series From The Mountain West News Bureau

Fire season is here again. Coming up over the next few days 91.5 KRCC will be introducing you to some of the people...

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How Safe Is Your Ballot? In The Mountain West It's Probably Alright

The Senate Intelligence Committee released a bipartisan report on Tuesday confirming that Russians hacked U.S....

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