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On the Horizon – Oct. 24, 2013

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Oct. 25 Women Partnering event Women Partnering will sponsor its 11th annual Wine and Cheese Tasting from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Parish Center, 2650 Parish View. Cost is $25 and includes wine & cheese tasting and a silent auction. To RSVP, call 593-0378 or email bcarrtilley@yahoo.com. Proceeds benefit Women Partnering… Continue Reading On the Horizon – Oct. 24, 2013

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Local firm Bryan Construction Inc. has landed the contract to build ANB Bank’s new branch location at the corner of Cimarron Street and Cascade Avenue in downtown Colorado Springs. “Bryan Construction is proud to partner with ANB Bank, and excited to help revitalize this portion of the downtown area,” said Project Executive Doug Woody in… Continue Reading Bryan Construction to build ANB’s new downtown headquarters

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Amnet helps businesses, homeless, kids

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Amnet helps businesses, homeless, kids

Sit down and talk with Trevor Dierdorff about his business, and he’s likely to bend your ear about his passion — helping kids. As the owner/operator of Amnet, he has the time to help children and nonprofit organizations. But first, business. Amnet wants to be the information technology department for each business it helps. As… Continue Reading Amnet helps businesses, homeless, kids

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The Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act became law on April 5, 2012, intended to increase jobs by making it easier for business startups to raise money to grow and expand operations. Title II of the Act directed the Securities and Exchange Commission to issue regulations lifting the ban on general solicitations or general advertising in… Continue Reading Regulations undermine JOBS Act for startup investors

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The Colorado Springs City Council does not favor creating a physical stormwater department, “nor do we have plans to expand city government,” said Council President Keith King on Monday. King’s statements reiterated statements made to Mayor Steve Bach in an Oct. 14 letter. Council proposes a stormwater appropriation department dedicated to stormwater operations and maintenance.… Continue Reading Council: Stormwater issue need not expand city government

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The 50 people who attended a public stormwater meeting Thursday unequivocally endorsed a regional–not city-wide–approach to the stormwater problem in El Paso County. The Pikes Peak Regional Stormwater Task Force, the Colorado Springs City Council and the El Paso County Board of Commissioners hosted the meeting to gather citizen feedback on stormwater solutions. Mayor Steve… Continue Reading Public wants regional stormwater solution

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Former Philharmonic music director passes away

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Former Philharmonic music director passes away

Lawrence Leighton Smith, who led the then-Colorado Springs Symphony  through a period of transition and growth, died at home on Friday, at age 77, after a long illness. The Colorado Springs Philharmonic sent out a news release with details of Smith’s life and career. As music director of the Colorado Springs Symphony, Smith succeeded Charles… Continue Reading Former Philharmonic music director passes away

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Mining venture disintegrates into legal action

Since 2004, Shannon P. Murphy of Colorado Springs has sought to develop several gold mining claims on the slopes of Tenderfoot Hill near Cripple Creek. He has formed a number of companies to carry out mining operations, including Murphy Mining and Exploration (MME) and Murphy Mining International (MMI). Outside investors have put millions into the… Continue Reading Mining venture disintegrates into legal action

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CC receives $800,000 grant

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The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation gave Colorado College an $800,000 grant to support its strategic plan. The grant–to be used during the next four years– is the largest the college has received from the foundation. The award will allow the college to strengthen its signature Block Plan, launched in 1970, in which students study one… Continue Reading CC receives $800,000 grant

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After a four-year challenge, Colorado Springs-based oil and gas exploration company HEI Resources Inc. received a favorable judgment from Denver District Court. The Securities Commission filed the suit to expand its regulatory authority by designating interests in joint -venture partnerships as securities, despite contrary rulings by a federal district court, the Colorado Securities Board, and… Continue Reading Springs-based HEI Resources wins state court battle

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