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Report: Springs ninth most-educated city in U.S.

Report: Springs ninth most-educated city in U.S.

In its 2014 Most and Least Educated Cities report, financial social network Wallet Hub found Colorado Springs to be the country’s eighth most-educated city. The study ranked the city’s education level at ninth and ranked 31 in quality of education, according to the report. Colorado Springs was also found by the study to have America’s fourth-highest percentage… Continue Reading Report: Springs ninth most-educated city in U.S.

In an attempt to address the cash-flow concerns of Corinthian Colleges Inc., company executives told its employees last week that a furlough would be required from Sept. 14-21, according to a confidential email sent to employees of the for-profit college system. The furlough will affect all employees except faculty members, according to the email sent… Continue Reading Corinthian Colleges issue company-wide furlough

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Residents: We’re unincorporated for a reason

Throughout the years, once-unincorporated areas in Colorado have chosen for different reasons to go legitimate and incorporate themselves — but some still have resisted. Among those communities that have chosen time and time again to remain under the jurisdiction of El Paso County are Falcon, just northeast of Colorado Springs, and Security-Widefield, between Colorado Springs… Continue Reading Residents: We’re unincorporated for a reason

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Meadow Muffins sold, may lose name

After three decades as one of Old Colorado City’s most familiar neighborhood bars, Meadow Muffins has been sold to new owners who plan to reconceive it and may not carry on under the same moniker. Todd Delahanty, who purchased Meadow Muffins at 2432 W. Colorado Ave. in 2004, finalized the sale of the bar/restaurant last… Continue Reading Meadow Muffins sold, may lose name

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The City of Colorado Springs announced Thursday morning it has been made aware of a pattern of scam phone calls being placed to residents. The calls claim to be from the city’s sales tax office and that residents are at risk of arrest or indictment for tax evasion if a payment is not immediately made,… Continue Reading City: Beware of scam phone calls

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USAA announces Apple Pay integration

USAA Bank announced Tuesday it will be one of few in the country to offer the new Apple Pay feature when the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch hit the market this fall. The San Antonio-based bank, which offers its services to current and former members of the U.S. military and their families,… Continue Reading USAA announces Apple Pay integration

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Alley project wraps up

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Alley project wraps up

A noticeably brighter and more welcoming alley between Bijou Street and Platte Avenue, near the Cascade Parking Garage, is expected to reopen Monday after weeks of roadwork and unexpected delays. The latest effort in a series of alley improvement projects is wrapping up, and pedestrian and motor vehicle access to the alley and parking garage… Continue Reading Alley project wraps up

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Art Hardware enjoys its niche downtown

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Art Hardware enjoys its niche downtown

Art Hardware sells different goods and services than some might expect. Many people assume the Colorado Springs-based custom framing and print shop specializes in knobs and pulls, while others relate the name to the store’s original function as an art supply store. The business was started in the mid-1970s by a Colorado businessman looking to… Continue Reading Art Hardware enjoys its niche downtown

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Meadow Muffins closes after 30 years in OCC

Meadow Muffins, a bar and grill that has been a favorite among those visiting Old Colorado City for more than 30 years, apparently has closed its doors. A representative with Craddock Commercial Real Estate in Colorado Springs, which owns the property at 2432 W. Colorado Ave., confirmed that the business has closed. The restaurant was shuttered earlier… Continue Reading Meadow Muffins closes after 30 years in OCC

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Honor Flight gears up for Sept. 26 takeoff

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Honor Flight gears up for Sept. 26 takeoff

Honor Flight of Southern Colorado announced Tuesday that it is preparing for its sixth annual excursion Sept. 26. During the weekend of Sept. 26, the nonprofit will fly 25 American WWII veterans from Colorado Springs to Washington D.C. to visit various memorials as part of the national Honor Flight Network. Before the trip, the organization… Continue Reading Honor Flight gears up for Sept. 26 takeoff

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