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Trump administration passes up Colorado, will move U.S. Space Command to Alabama

The decision immediately prompted accusations from Gov. Jared Polis, a Democrat, and Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers, a Republican, that the move was politically motivated and influenced by President Donald Trump

Politics and Government

Agricultural water contaminated with “forever chemicals” could taint produce, Colorado study finds

The Colorado School of Mines study didn't do real-world tests, but state health monitors say they will pay closer attention in sampling

Health

General: U.S. faces “Sputnik moment” in space race as Space Command is re-launched in Colorado Springs

The initial Space Command headquarters is Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, which is also home to other units with space operations, including missile defense warning systems

News

$8 million military construction project at Colorado Springs base shifted to pay for border wall

A spokesman for Colorado’s Republican U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner said in March that the Trump administration promised not to cut funds from military bases in the state for fiscal year 2019

Politics and Government

Space Command’s initial home will be in Colorado Springs, congressman says

President Donald Trump formally launched Space Command in December and Colorado has been on the short list for its home

Politics and Government