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Dope division preps for change in bud biz

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Dope division preps for change in bud biz

The Colorado Department of Revenue announced Tuesday that its Marijuana Enforcement Division is working with industry partners to ensure a smooth Jan. 1 rollout of the state’s retail bud business. A key element to the success of the transition, according to the news release, is the use of a Marijuana Inventory Tracking System for both… Continue Reading Dope division preps for change in bud biz

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Year in review: Technology

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Technological advancement will continue as a benchmark, and interest in how it might pertain to a wide variety of social and industrial endeavors has sparked discussion and growth. November 1 Symposium addresses future of work, tech in aerospace industry Many representatives of Colorado’s robust aerospace industry agree that their beloved field and its future are… Continue Reading Year in review: Technology

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Year in review: Education

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Year in review: Education

Colleges and universities in this region have had a productive year: Some have started, continued or planned major construction projects, while reinforcing their reputations as community leaders and forward-thinking institutions. They’re not letting piecemeal state and federal funding stop them from continuing as great regional assets.   December 13 PPCC plans downtown expansion The next… Continue Reading Year in review: Education

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Year in review: Aerospace and defense

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Year in review: Aerospace and defense

This year has produced negatives and positives: While the region has potential to become something great by way of unmanned (drone) testing and continued growth in the field, it also faces fiscal barriers because of the federal budget issues and potential for a decrease in military presence.   January 31 Army movement could help or… Continue Reading Year in review: Aerospace and defense

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Year in review: Commercial real estate

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Year in review: Commercial real estate

Commercial real estate The past year has brought optimism. Vacancy rates are down across the board, supply and demand are beginning to turn the economic tide and the year has been marked by several newsworthy transactions. These pieces highlight some trends and shine light on the underpinnings of a few of Colorado Springs’ most lucrative… Continue Reading Year in review: Commercial real estate

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‘Treecycle’ offers Christmas trees a mulched future

A county-wide holiday program is presenting a new alternative for the disposal of old Christmas trees. El Paso County’s “Treecycle” program offers six locations where residents can go to have their dried up evergreens mulched. The program will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. the first two weekends in January. The suggested $5 minimum… Continue Reading ‘Treecycle’ offers Christmas trees a mulched future

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The Colorado Press Association recently announced that the Colorado Springs Business Journal has won 16 awards in the organization’s 2013 Colorado Better Newspaper Contest. The awards are as follows — although 1st, 2nd and 3rd place designations have not yet been announced: Amy Gillentine Best agriculture story for “Industrial hemp could jumpstart economy” Best health… Continue Reading CSBJ wins 16 awards in state contest

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Members of the crew at Buttercup’s Frozen Yogurt said farewell Monday in a Facebook post, announcing that the downtown sweet shop will shut down before Christmas. “Buttercup’s will be closing this Sunday, Dec. 22nd,” the Facebook announcement read. “We have truly enjoyed serving you these past 2+ years! Thank you for your support, we wish… Continue Reading Buttercup’s shutting its downtown doors amid ‘tough economy’

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NORAD Tracks Santa program draws national fire

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NORAD Tracks Santa program draws national fire

The NORAD Tracks Santa program captured much attention when it was inadvertently developed at a Colorado Springs military outpost way back in 1955. Now, nearly 60 years later, it’s doing the same thing for a very different reason. As most of you have read, heard or seen by now, the newest iteration of the North… Continue Reading NORAD Tracks Santa program draws national fire

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Exelis spin-off to create Springs-based Mission Services

Defense contractor Exelis Inc. announced last week that it will spin off a segment of its IT Services division to create a Springs-based Mission Services company. The independence of Exelis Mission Systems — currently a part of the company’s Information and Technical Services division located in Colorado Springs — is expected to be complete by… Continue Reading Exelis spin-off to create Springs-based Mission Services

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