In Colorado Springs, police officers are expected to begin enforcing a camping ban in the city (Gazette, KRDO), PETA has offered to put trash cans in city parks (Gazette), and the D-11 school board makes $6.7 million in budget cuts (Gazette, KKTV, KRDO). Habitat for Humanity in El Paso County breaks ground on its 100th home (KKTV). The Independent previews next week's regional caucuses, and takes a closer look at El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa, and his decision to run for a third term.
In Pueblo, the Chieftain reports on the city's jobless rate, which rose to 9.5% in January, and on a rally held by the Southern Colorado Tea Party.
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