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5 Things You Need To Know - February 25, 2020

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Posted at 5:37 AM, Feb 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-25 07:37:38-05

Good morning southern Colorado and here's what you need to know on your Tuesday morning.

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Pueblo ballot question lawsuit to be dismissed, city council votes to amend language

A lawsuit filed against the City of Pueblo seems to be resolved. It happened earlier this month with some people questioning the language of a ballot measure that voters will decide on in a special election on May 5 to become a public power utility and to terminate the franchise agreement with Black Hills Energy.
Police link 3 weekend shootings to same suspect

The Colorado Springs Police Department is still searching for the suspect they say is responsible for three shootings that took place Saturday. Kyree Davon Howard-Walker, 27, is wanted for charges including two counts of murder, attempted murder, aggravated robbery, and more. He remains at-large and should be considered armed and dangerous.
Stronger winds today with areas of blowing snow

We're going to have a very active day across southern Colorado with very strong and even damaging wind gusts possible along with areas of light blowing snow. Even light snow or flurries could come down hard enough with the winds to create blizzard like conditions, especially in El Paso County, over the Palmer Divide, and over the plains east of I-25.
Retail puppy sale ban considered in Colorado Springs

A proposal made by animal rights activists to ban retail sales of puppies and kittens in Colorado Springs went before city council on Monday. Animal rights activists say the USDA designation does not prevent puppy mills. They believe ending retail puppy sales is a better way of ending them.
Pueblo City Council to decide on new food pantry on east side

A local group is trying to solve the food desert issue on Pueblo's east side. Pueblo City Council will decide on whether or not to approve giving Care and Share $40,000 to build a food pantry near where the old Safeway was on the east side. The group made a presentation to City Council in November 2019 and wants to build a new building out on the east side to provide people in that area with a place to get food.
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