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Home prices are up in Colorado

Home prices in Colorado were up 5.7 percent year-over-year in October, according to a recent report from Lender Processing Services. That was the sixth largest home price index increase in the country. The biggest increases were in Arizona and California, where prices climbed 14.9 and 9.1 percent. The average home price in the state is… Continue Reading Home prices are up in Colorado

Colorado Springs was the biggest beneficiary of the more than $400 million in statewide military construction contracts distributed in 2012. The Denver Post reports that the projects include facilities for a helicopter unit at Fort Carson, a operations center for top-secret defense intelligence agencies at Buckley Air Force Base, National Guard and reserve centers in… Continue Reading Springs gets largest share of 2012’s military construction contracts

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The Colorado Medical Society filed a lawsuit Monday to halt a rule that would allow chiropractors to administer drugs. The rule was created by the Chiropractic Board of Examiners and would authorize practitioners to administer drugs topically, orally, by inhalation and injection, after completing 24 hours of study and a certification exam. The board certifies… Continue Reading Lawsuit seeks to block chiropractors from administering drugs

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People on the Move – December 28, 2012

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Jen Merrigan has joined Studio C3, a Colorado Springs-based creative video production and design company, as account services manager. In her role, she will continue the company’s growth focusing on strategic guidance and day-to-day client support. She has eight years of experience working for full-service agencies in Chicago and Milwaukee on regional, national and international… Continue Reading People on the Move – December 28, 2012

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Remember how personalization was the hottest thing going on the Internet about two years ago? Site visitors were able to customize the homepage of whatever site they were on by dragging/dropping page elements, and they could select the background images for their search pages in Google. It was a user-centric and fairly odd-looking trend. Interestingly… Continue Reading Tech Talk: New trend: taking personalization offline

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Mayor Steve Bach Colorado Springs As Mayor Steve Bach looks to the new year, he’s optimistic about job creation in the Springs and he’s not backing down from his goal of 6,000 more civilians employed in the coming year. In August, Bach asked Summit Economics to determine how many jobs would be necessary to get… Continue Reading Local leaders feel hopeful about prospects for year to come

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Space Foundation applauds changes to defense act

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Before the holiday break, the House of Representatives passed a bill that will change export regulations for defense and aerospace companies. “For years, we have watched the U.S. lose ground against global competitors because of the largely unintentional consequences of onerous regulations on space technology for export,” said Elliot Pulham, CEO of the Space Foundation.… Continue Reading Space Foundation applauds changes to defense act

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Digital Edition – December 28, 2012

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If Colorado Springs tourism were a bear, it would be headed into hibernation now. When visitors think of Colorado in the winter, they think of skiing — and that leaves the non-ski towns like the Springs with little to no honey. Some attractions, hotels and bed-and-breakfast inns have worked up special deals to entice winter… Continue Reading Winter tourism – a sleeping bear some would like to rouse

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In the fall of 1990, my wife and I sat in Terry Sullivan’s office. Terry was the CEO of the Colorado Springs Visitors and Convention Bureau, and we were looking for support for our planned 1991 road bicycle stage race. Terry showed us a draft of the bureau’s mockup of the cover for their 1991… Continue Reading Setting the stage for more cycling focus in Springs

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