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Feb 10, 2020

Newscast for Monday, February 10, 2020, 5:32 p.m.

  • As the nation and our region debates the merits of private prisons, Colorado is considering a bill that would look at ways to phase them out. 91.5 KRCC's Ali Budner reports…
     
  • The public is invited to learn about the Ivywild Neighborhood Traffic Study. Interested parties can view and provide input on the study’s recommendations before the city further evaluates the feasibility of their implementation. That meeting is tonight from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the  Ivywild School Gymnasium. (public input is available at www.ColoradoSprings.gov/IvywildTrafficStudy)
     
  • A firework launched over a Colorado ski resort town has set a record as the world's largest aerial firework. The 2,800-pound shell flew 2,200 feet above the Steamboat Springs Winter Carnival on Saturday night.  Guinness World Records representatives witnessed and certified the record. The firework was 400 pounds heaver than the previous record-holder, a 2,397-pound explosive launched in the United Arab Emirates in 2018.