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Budget deal to cut $90 million in state Medicare payments

The Bipartisan Budget Act passed by Congress in early December could result in an estimated $90-million reduction in Medicare payments for the state. According to a news release by the Colorado Hospital Association, the budget deal will also extend Medicare cuts until 2023. “This marks the latest in a series of unexpected cuts mandated by… Continue Reading Budget deal to cut $90 million in state Medicare payments

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Year in review: Residential real estate

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December 6 Sale of apartments largest in Springs history A California-based real estate firm announced it has completed the $54 million purchase of a 322-unit multi-family development in the Briargate area of Colorado Springs. Privately held Passco Companies LLC broke the news in a release that its acquisition of Vue21 (formerly known as Alexan at… Continue Reading Year in review: Residential real estate

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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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