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One on One: Preston steps up to take KCME baton

Last month George Preston became general manager of local classical music station KCME 88.7 FM, and he believes his new mission is not only to grow a listening audience but also to bring the community together through Mozart and Beethoven. Preston replaces Jeanna Wearing, who left the general manager post after 18 years but will… Continue Reading One on One: Preston steps up to take KCME baton

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When you’ve come from another part of the country, you never forget your first visit to the Air Force Academy. You see the Cadet Chapel from a distance as you exit off Interstate 25. You drive amid the peaceful pines, make a stop to check out Falcon Stadium, then reach the inner campus and the… Continue Reading AFA tourism project isn’t just political pawn

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Local coffee shop ain’t talkin’ no jive

Jives Coffee Lounge Address: 16 Colbrunn Court Website: jivescoffeelounge.com Years in business: 3 Motto: “Coffee music life” Colorado Springs transplant Randy Fair believes his coffee shop has it all. The 45-year-old software developer — and father of 10 — has tasted drinks and eats from hundreds of mom-and-pop shops in states and countries around the… Continue Reading Local coffee shop ain’t talkin’ no jive

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Black Forest businesses deal with losses

A month after the Black Forest fire blackened thousands of acres of forest lands, sending businesses and homes alike up in flames, charred trees and ash-covered ground somberly fill the landscape, and the sound of backhoes and chainsaws fills the air. For some, it’s business as usual, or maybe even a little busier than usual.… Continue Reading Black Forest businesses deal with losses

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If someone puts a home on the market today, chances are good it’ll sell within two months. As of June 30, single-family homes spent an average of 62 days on the market, the lowest number since June 2006, when the Pikes Peak Association of Realtors started keeping records. The total number of active listings is… Continue Reading Springs homes selling at fastest rate in years

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Federal law to widen state aerospace trade

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Local aerospace experts are discussing the enforcement of a new federal export law that some say will profoundly affect Colorado’s trade and production of space technology and research. Industry experts and representatives delivered public comments about the new law and its implementation at a recent forum organized by the Rocky Mountain District Export Council. The… Continue Reading Federal law to widen state aerospace trade

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Tough adjustment: Health care providers having trouble with TriCare referrals

Three months ago, UnitedHealthcare took over the TriCare contract from TriWest Healthcare Alliance for the 21-state western region. But after that change took effect April 1, few providers were prepared for what happened next: lack of referrals, slow payments, new billing codes, new requirements and reduced services. In Colorado Springs, Alpine Autism Center says UHC… Continue Reading Tough adjustment: Health care providers having trouble with TriCare referrals

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People on the Move – July 12, 2013

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Cheyenne Village has announced the election of new board members for 2013-14: Becky Moore, assistant vice president of human resources for ANB Bank; Dawn Roth, general manager of information technology services for Colorado Springs Utilities; Larry Vitagliano, consultant, RMTC Consulting; and Charles J. Zinn, M.D. The executive committee will be comprised of board president Spencer… Continue Reading People on the Move – July 12, 2013

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Kudos! – July 12, 2013

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Residence Inn wins customer service awards The Residence Inn by Marriott Air Force Academy won three awards for customer service based entirely on customer feedback. Marriott International recognized the all-suite hotel as a Platinum Hotel. To receive this award, a hotel must receive a guest satisfaction rating within the top 5 percent of more than… Continue Reading Kudos! – July 12, 2013

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On the Horizon – July 12, 2013

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July 12 Women’s Small Business Conference Held in Durango, the Women’s Small Business Conference provides seminars, one-on-one counseling and networking from 8 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. at the DoubleTree Hotel, 501 Camino Del Rio. The cost is $50 and exhibitors pay $100 for booth space. Go to http://coloradosbdc.eventbrite.com/ to register. Side by Side: Jazz in… Continue Reading On the Horizon – July 12, 2013

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