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USOC isn’t standing in the way

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Watch what’s happening with the city’s Regional Tourism Act package, in particular the ambitious concept of a U.S. Olympic museum, and you won’t see many clear messages. You simply have to read the tea leaves, which sometimes doesn’t mean what is happening, but rather what isn’t. For example, skeptics have been feasting on the fact… Continue Reading USOC isn’t standing in the way

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Tech trailblazer: Local company ISS pushes university research, technology transfer

Most small business innovation research never sees commercial use — ending up in what technology experts call the “valley of death, where good research goes to die.” The problem: Federal funding gives small businesses the help needed to take the new technology from the idea stage to reality. But lack of capital investment in the… Continue Reading Tech trailblazer: Local company ISS pushes university research, technology transfer

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Helping customers drives Springs Hosting

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Helping customers drives Springs Hosting

Springs Hosting www.springshosting.com 1205 Shasta Drive, 393-9266 Employees: 23, 12 full-time Years in business: Seven The business model of Springs Hosting is simple, and customer service is the key. It’s clear that the local web-based startup is doing something right in an effort to provide Colorado residents and businesses with technological support that the company… Continue Reading Helping customers drives Springs Hosting

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On the Horizon – July 5, 2013

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July 10 Buzz with the Bs The Better Business Bureau will host a breakfast and networking event to address areas to help businesses grow, from 7:15 to 8:30 a.m. at Holy Cow Pub and Grill, 5885 Stetson Hills Blvd. For Your Business: Planning Your Website Ent Federal Credit Union is hosting a workshop for anyone… Continue Reading On the Horizon – July 5, 2013

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Kudos! – July 5, 2013

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Kaiser Permanente gives grant for Care and Share programs Kaiser Permanente Colorado has awarded a $62,796 grant from the Kaiser Permanente Community Health Fund to the Care and Share Food Bank of Southern Colorado. The funding will support the expansion and implementation of Care and Share programs including 32 new Cooking Matters classes and the… Continue Reading Kudos! – July 5, 2013

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People on the Move – July 5, 2013

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After a distinguished 27-year career with the Space Foundation, Charles P. “Chuck” Zimkas Jr., the organization’s president, retired July 1. President since 2012, Zimkas has played a key role in the continued success of the annual Space Symposium, and in recent years in the relocation of the Space Foundation to its world headquarters on Arrowswest… Continue Reading People on the Move – July 5, 2013

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Hagel’s visit highlights defense budget’s uncertainty

As the U.S. Army prepares to cut 80,000 military members — a 14 percent reduction in active-duty personnel — Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel came to Fort Carson last week and assured soldiers that the cuts are an opportunity for a more nimble fighting force. Fort Carson will lose the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, part… Continue Reading Hagel’s visit highlights defense budget’s uncertainty

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Damaging or smart, gun laws still reality

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Damaging or smart, gun laws still reality

Some say that July 1 marked the dawn of a new era in Colorado gun-control policy, but one local gun shop owner says it amounts to a business setback. “What we did is create a useless law that hurts Colorado business and has no effect whatsoever on the crime rate,” said Paul Paradis, who owns… Continue Reading Damaging or smart, gun laws still reality

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ITT Exelis has been chosen as a prime contractor for the U.S. Marine Corps Logistics Command – a contract worth $854 million during five years. The selection gives the company, which has its mission systems function in Colorado Springs, the opportunity to submit proposals on requests for future logistic requirements for the Marine Corps. The… Continue Reading Exelis receives Marine prime contractor designation

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Merger will re-name Bank at Broadmoor

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Merger will re-name Bank at Broadmoor

Once The Bank at Broadmoor merges with Colorado Community Bank, the combined bank will also have a new name: Northstar Bank of Colorado. “It can be tough to lose such a valued name in The Bank at Broadmoor, but there are many positive things coming out of this,” said Mark White, bank president. “Northstar Bank… Continue Reading Merger will re-name Bank at Broadmoor

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