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Dec 17, 2009 6:37 PM by David Ortiviz

School District 70 examines major cuts

School District-70 in Pueblo County is considering making major cuts to balance its budget next year.

Superintendent Dan Lere tells News First 5 several options are being talked about including closing schools, cutting bus routes and reducing funds for athletic programs.

District-70 says it needs to cut about $5 million from its budget.

A district advisory committee has been formed. They're expected to announce recommended cuts in February.

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