Lobbying from a distance

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Colorado Mesa University Vice President Derek Wagner pulls up the Colorado Legislature site at CMU where legislative remote testimony will take place during this session in Colorado.


DENVER — Mesa County residents have a chance to become guinea pigs for the Colorado Legislature starting in the next couple of weeks.
Instead of running around a maze in search of cheese, however, local residents will get an opportunity to persuade legislators to approve or kill a few measures pending before this year’s General Assembly without having to stray too far from home.

CMU student falls 4 stories to his death

A makeshift memorial of flowers and balloons fluttered in the cold wind Saturday near the spot where a 20-year-old Colorado Mesa University sophomore died after a 40-foot fall from a dormitory window. Spencer Pannwitz of Parker died sometime after landing on the concrete sidewalk beneath a north-facing window of the North Avenue dorm room he was visiting about 2 a.m. Saturday.



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