FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (02/18/2011)

Rifle–The sexually violent predator living in Garfield County has no physical address. Authorities say 49 year old Ronald Eugene
Noel is living in his car and is currently looking for a job and a place to live. Officials say the short, heavy-set,
pony-tailed man is being closely supervised.
Glenwood Springs–The Glenwood Springs City Council approved special use and major development permits to tear down and build a
new Taco Bell restaurant at 20th and Grand. Restaurant owners say after 26 years it’s time to make the property safer and more
pleasing to the eye.
State Capitol–A plan to grant in-state tuition to illegal immigrants is closer to becomming reality in Colorado. A bill sponsored by
Democrat lawmakers received initial approval yesterday.
Pueblo–People in Southern Colorado are up in arms over Governor Hickenlooper’s plan to close the prison in Las Animas to help trim the budget. Officials say the closure
would do further economic damage to one of the state’s poorest regions.

GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) – A 32-year-old Lakewood man suspected of sexually assaulting women in the Denver area is facing 28 charges
in attacks on three different women. Marc Patrick O’Leary appeared via video monitor yesterday for a hearing at the Jefferson County
courthouse in Golden. Authorities say in all the cases, the attacker broke into the women’s homes and used a weapon. Police say
there might be other victims.

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) – A drive to put a measure on the ballot banning the sale of animals at Fort Collins pet stores has
failed. Colorado State University student Laure Molitor tells The Coloradoan that supporters didn’t have the more than 2,500
signatures of registered voters needed to pose the question to voters. Molitor was a few hundred signatures shy of making the cut.

DENVER (AP) – A survey of Colorado adults shows about seven out of 10 say they exercise at least three days a week. It says men are
more likely than women to exercise at least five days a week, and that of all people who said they exercise that often, 41 percent
had no kids. The survey didn’t specify what qualifies as exercise.

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