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It was millionaire vs. billionaire in a Los Angeles courtroom yesterday – and it looks as if the billionaire body-slammed the millionaire and left him bleeding on the floor. Attorneys representing Katherine Jackson couldn’t persuade a California jury that AEG Live bore any liability for the death of Jackson’s son Michael (you may have heard… Continue Reading Anschutz and Sanders: A dream partnership?

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Kaiser wins Corporation of the Year award

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Kaiser Permanente received the Corporation of the Year award from the Rocky Mountain Minority Supplier Development Council last week. The award recognizes the corporation or government agency that has shown a commitment to minority business development, and was nominated by one of the council’s certified minority businesses. “Kaiser Permanente is pleased to receive this award… Continue Reading Kaiser wins Corporation of the Year award

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Consumers should ignore a cancellation letter from Humana, sent in error the last week in August. According to Commissioner of Insurance Marguerite Salazar, the company sent the letter to 3,400 Colorado policy holders. The letter incorrectly states that customers must choose to renew their health insurance with Humana by September 28, 2013, or their insurance… Continue Reading Humana sends incorrect cancellation letter to policy holders

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UCCS receives military friendly college award

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UCCS has been named one of the top military friendly schools for the fifth year, an honor bestowed by GI Jobs magazine and its publisher, Victory Media. “Inclusion on the 2014 list of Military Friendly Schools shows the UCCS commitment to providing a supportive environment for military students,” said Sean Collins, vice president, Victory Media… Continue Reading UCCS receives military friendly college award

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Council, commission to work together to solve stormwater issues

Both the El Paso County Commissioners and the Colorado Springs City Council have agreed to work together to solve the region’s stormwater issues. At its meeting yesterday, the commissioners approved a resolution about stormwater, just a week after the City Council approved an identical resolution. “City Council is pleased to be working in partnership with… Continue Reading Council, commission to work together to solve stormwater issues

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More than 79,000 people visited the Connect for Health Colorado website in the first day of the health care exchange offering insurance plans, and more than 3,700 people called into the customer service lines. The new exchanges, created in Colorado by Senate Bill 200, expected a busy day. The group created 5,500 new accounts, said… Continue Reading Thousands of Coloradans go to exchange website during opening day

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Local firm breaks ground in Castle Rock contract

The two concrete tilt-up structures will house the offices of entrepreneur Tim Dumler’s Larkspur-based Off the Chain LLC and are scheduled to be completed in June 2014, according to the release. Bryan Construction will also conduct all other work related to the Caprice Court site, including utilities, over-lot and landscaping. Documents from the Douglas County… Continue Reading Local firm breaks ground in Castle Rock contract

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McGrath to exit COPPeR

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McGrath to exit COPPeR

Christina McGrath, executive director of the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region, will be leaving the organization by the end of the year. McGrath is engaged to an Air Force officer, and plans to move with him on his next assignment after they marry in December, she said in an email announcement about the… Continue Reading McGrath to exit COPPeR

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“Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress; but I repeat myself.” – Mark Twain Truth be told, this is not a blog that I wanted to write. Even though the often-eccentric Republicans who seem to have taken over the institution once known as the House of Representatives seemed intent… Continue Reading Message to Congress: Shut up.

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Why is Mayor Steve Bach’s quarter-billion-dollar plan to revive our economy titled City for Champions, not City of Champions? Simple: “of” was already taken by, among others, Pittsburgh, Edmonton, Detroit and Green Bay. “For” is fine, but it has a tentative flavor to it, implying that we’d be a really great city for champions to… Continue Reading City for Champions could become the spark we need

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