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Energy Summit coming to The Broadmoor

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There will be a lot of energy at The Broadmoor come April. The resort will be the host hotel of the Fifth Annual Global New Energy and Manufacturing Summit, and experts from around the world are expected to discuss key energy disciplines of science, industry, policy and finance. Dr. Dan Arvizu, director and CEO of… Continue Reading Energy Summit coming to The Broadmoor

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Memorial hires two prominent surgeons

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Memorial Hospital has hired two local surgeons from its competitor, Penrose-St. Francis Health Services. Thoracic surgeon Matthew Blum and cardiothoracic surgeon Martin Beggs are leaving Penrose to join Memorial this spring. They will partner with cardiothoracic surgeon Bryan Mahan, who has worked at Memorial since 1999. Blum is one of four general thoracic surgeons in… Continue Reading Memorial hires two prominent surgeons

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NRF predicts modest sales growth in 2013

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Retail industry sales will increase 3.4 percent in 2013, according to the National Retail Federation’s economic forecast. That’s less than the 4.2 percent increase seen in 2012, but the subdued forecast comes on the heels of a holiday season that had to compete with political wranging about the fiscal cliff. In the end, holiday sales… Continue Reading NRF predicts modest sales growth in 2013

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Colorado Springs ranks in the top 20 “best-run cities,” according to the website 24/7wallst. The article ranked the top best- and worst-run cities in the nation – San Bernadino is the nadir, and Plano was the zenith. In between, Colorado Springs ranked 14th on the best-run list, besting cities like Boston and Portland, Ore. In… Continue Reading Springs ranks 14 on “best-run” cities list

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Construction employment is up in 139 of 337 cities tracked by the Associated General Contractors of America. “Private sector demand for energy, health care, higher education and residential construction is having a positive impact in a growing number of metro areas,” the association’s chief economist Ken Simonson said. “Unfortunately, construction employment in almost as many… Continue Reading Construction employment on the rise

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Peak Venture Group’s Pitch Night just got edgier. PVG joined with El Pomar Institute for Innovation and Commercialization to make the upcoming Pitch Night more like the popular television series, “Shark Tank” with a $500 cash prize for the night’s best startup pitch. “Shark Tank” style Pitch Night is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Feb. 12… Continue Reading Pitch Night going Shark Tank style, offering cash

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An unmarked door into the basement of a small commercial building in the Ivywild neighborhood seems more likely to contain dusty storage bins and cobwebbed boxes of forgotten relics than a modern, wildly artistic and growing business. But somehow, the tiny 340-square-foot basement space is a fitting location for a start-up business with industry roots… Continue Reading Distillery 291 planning move into Bristol’s location

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SmashMouth to perform at Space Symposium

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The Space Symposium will get off to a rockin’ start this year when Grammy nominated band SmashMouth will perform during its opening ceremony. Held annually at The Broadmoor, the Space Symposium is a gathering of international and national aerospace, government and aeronautical experts. The opening ceremony kicks off April 8 and lasts four days, typically… Continue Reading SmashMouth to perform at Space Symposium

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Digital Edition – January 25, 2013

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Leading local, national and global cyber security experts will gather in Colorado Springs to discuss the threats to local and national cyber security. Western Cyber Exchange will host the meeting from 4:45 to 8 p.m. Jan. 30 at the Mining Exchange Hotel. “This event is very important for the community and our state,” said Doug… Continue Reading WCX bringing cyber security experts to Springs Jan. 30

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