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Former White House press secretary and CSU-Pueblo alumna returns to Pueblo

Photo courtesy of When Dana Perino’s dad first drove her to Pueblo to look at the University of Southern Colorado almost 20 years ago, she was reluctant. Perino, who would later serve as press secretary for President George W. Bush, wanted to attend college at a larger university. Spending four years at a small school in Pueblo wasn’t how she imagined her college days. “I pouted the entire way, from Parker to Pueblo. I just looked out the window. I couldn’t even meet his eyes. I was so upset...

CSU-Pueblo journalist covers White House Christmas

First lady welcomes military families to kick off the holidays WASHINGTON – Military families were welcomed into the White House Wednesday for cookies, cider and crafting as the holiday decorations were presented to the public for the first time this holiday season. First lady Michelle Obama thanks military families for their service. “And that’s why, once again, we are celebrating our military families with our holiday decorations here at the White House.” SHFWire photo by Kara Mason First lady Michelle Obama greeted the families in the East Room and then...