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AFA Gateway could enhance access for tourists

Editor’s note: The Business Journal’s three-part series on the Regional Tourism Act projects, financing and similar attractions around the nation, concludes next week with the downtown multi-use stadium and UCCS health and wellness center. For years, the Air Force Academy ranked among the major tourist attractions for Colorado Springs — with claims that more than… Continue Reading AFA Gateway could enhance access for tourists

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FSBO may save money, but with headaches

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People who decide to sell their homes without a Realtor may be saving themselves some money, but they may be increasing their headaches, say Realtors. However, some people selling their homes by themselves say that using the Internet and the Multiple Listing Service will not only sell their home, but leave them with more money… Continue Reading FSBO may save money, but with headaches

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I-25 work can’t end fast enough

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Every week, actually almost every day, brings new stories about Colorado’s latest “gambling” operation — also known as driving Interstate 25 to and from Denver. Actually, your chances are better playing the slot machines in Cripple Creek. Much better. Out on I-25, the odds are stacked totally against you, with no jackpots. The best you… Continue Reading I-25 work can’t end fast enough

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AFA, CC, Regis among top colleges

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AFA, CC, Regis among top colleges

Colleges in Colorado Springs ranked among the best in the nation, according to the U.S. News & World Report rankings released Tuesday. The US Air Force Academy was listed the 25th top liberal arts school in the nation. Colorado College followed closely behind, at number 31. The magazine’s definition of a liberal arts college is… Continue Reading AFA, CC, Regis among top colleges

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We all know that the money in your savings account isn’t getting that much bigger with time. You’ve purchased real estate, you have diversified your investments, things are looking good, but still not great. I have one answer to this. Consider the arts. Huh? According to Cappy Price, a former Wall Street portfolio manager who… Continue Reading Don’t be afraid to create your (art) investment

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Labor, anyone? I grew up in Haifa, the Red City of Israel, where there were annual May Day parades with red flags and street dancing, speeches and a day off for all. I loved this carnival, though my parents hated unions and all they represented, especially their political power that could, at the drop of… Continue Reading Detroit’s lessons might affect answers on retirement

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Kudos! – September 6

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Firehouse Subs donates to firehouse Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation donated seven sets of bunker pants and coats and three multi-gas monitors worth more than $16,400 to the Stratmoor Hills Fire Department in Colorado Springs. The donated bunker gear will provide firefighters with a safe uniform for firefighting operations and other life-threatening situations. Replacing an… Continue Reading Kudos! – September 6

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CSTI to host session about state grants

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CSTI to host session about state grants

The Colorado Springs Technology Incubator will host an information session Monday for the Colorado Advanced Industries Accelerator Grants. The session will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Tim Gill Center for Public Media, 315 E. Costilla in Colorado Springs. Colorado’s advanced industries also include advanced manufacturing, bioscience, electronics, energy and natural resources,… Continue Reading CSTI to host session about state grants

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CC’s annual local economic impact totals $168 million

Each Colorado College student spends on average just shy of $9,024 a year off-campus, creating an economic impact of $35.6 million to the Colorado Springs economy, according to a report planned for release Friday morning. Including other factors, the college sent an average of nearly $168 million into the local economy each year from 2006… Continue Reading CC’s annual local economic impact totals $168 million

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The city of Colorado Springs has started addressing deteriorating, outdated or over-used storm drainage areas in the city limits – after a series of rainstorms in July and August caused widespread flooding in the city limits.   The money was appropriated for the projects this spring, and some of the work will be finished in… Continue Reading City starts addressing stormwater problems

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