Monday Newscast, 5/8/17, 5:32 PM

May 8, 2017

Newscast for Monday, May 8, 2017, 5:32 PM:

  • The University of Colorado System President has named Dr. Venkat Reddy as the new head of UCCS.  Reddy served as the Dean of the College of Business at the university for 13 years and took on interim chancellor duties in February.  That's when long-time chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak retired.
  • Senate Republicans have defeated their own bill to do away with the state’s health care exchange, known as Connect for Health Colorado, and switch over to the federal exchange. 91.5 KRCC's Bente Birkeland has more...
  • The Air Force Academy has identified Cadet 1st Class Kaleb Estes as the cadet who died yesterday in a commercial skydiving accident near Ellicott.  The accident remains under investigation.