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State legislation could expand community college degree offerings

Colorado’s Legislature is not only filled with measures aimed at increasing the flow of funding to all of the state’s higher education institutions, but also to those that prepare to expand the offerings of a select few. Introduced by Colorado Sen. Nancy Todd, D-Aurora, Senate Bill 14-004 concerns “the role and mission of community colleges”… Continue Reading State legislation could expand community college degree offerings

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Griffis/Blessing lands Academy Gateway deal

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Griffis/Blessing lands Academy Gateway deal

A Colorado Springs-based property management group will manage the Academy Gateway Retail Center near the intersection of North Academy Boulevard and Woodmen Road. Griffis/Blessing Inc. announced in a news release Thursday that the company will now manage the 28,285-square-foot shopping center at 7140-7190 North Academy Blvd. The leasing broker marketing the vacancy at Gateway center… Continue Reading Griffis/Blessing lands Academy Gateway deal

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Health systems plan Memorial expansion

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Health systems plan Memorial expansion

The University of Colorado Health and Children’s Hospital Colorado have announced plans to expand their services throughout the Colorado Springs area, which may include construction of new facilities. In a news release Friday, the partners said that they are “exploring building a new free-standing children’s hospital adjacent to Memorial Hospital North” in addition to expansion… Continue Reading Health systems plan Memorial expansion

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USOC names 2014 Paralympic swimming team

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USOC names 2014 Paralympic swimming team

The U.S. Olympic Committee’s Paralympic division named its national swimming team for 2014. Among the dozen Paralympic swimmers assigned to the A team are six reigning world champions, the division announced Thursday in a news release. Also named were nine athletes to the national B team and 15 named to “emerging and military teams.” “As… Continue Reading USOC names 2014 Paralympic swimming team

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Exelis gears up with Mission Systems

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Exelis gears up with Mission Systems

In 2014, Colorado Springs will see the transformation of a longtime division location into the largest publicly traded company in the metropolitan area. Virginia-based aerospace giant Exelis Inc. announced early last month the spinning off of its Exelis Mission Systems division to create an entirely autonomous company by this summer. Mission Systems, which currently operates… Continue Reading Exelis gears up with Mission Systems

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Platinum culture fosters communication, growth

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Platinum culture fosters communication, growth

The Platinum Group was assembled in 2005 by eight real estate brokers looking for a change of pace and a niche of their own — and nine years later it seems they’ve found it. “We were really looking for something different,” said Ed Behr, partner/owner and managing broker. “We just wanted to create an environment… Continue Reading Platinum culture fosters communication, growth

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Silicon Valley is closer than many may realize, and one local software company is creating a more apparent relationship between Colorado Springs and the tech world. Cherwell Software LLC has seen consistent growth and profitability since breaking into the market with its service desk and information technology services in 2007, and CEO Vance Brown says… Continue Reading Cherwell lands venture cap, grows ‘organically’

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Manitou grocer to open with help from friends

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A band of healthy-food enthusiasts launched a campaign to kickstart a co-op in downtown Manitou Springs that will specialize in locally sourced Colorado groceries. Local First Grocer will be located at 116 Canon Ave. — the 1,200-square-foot former home of the Trippin’ Troll — and is scheduled to start operations in March, said co-founder Elise… Continue Reading Manitou grocer to open with help from friends

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Agilent: Spinoff will be called Keysight

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Agilent: Spinoff will be called Keysight

Agilent Technologies, which has a location in Colorado Springs, has unveiled the name of the electronic measurement company it is expected to spin off in early November. Agilent announced in a news release Tuesday that the new company–which will provide electronic test and measurement equipment–has been named Keysight Technologies. The proposed spinoff had been without… Continue Reading Agilent: Spinoff will be called Keysight

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Partnership to host Olympic celebration

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Partnership to host Olympic celebration

A partnership of four Colorado Springs entities will host an event celebrating the 2014 Olympic Winter Games’ opening ceremony. The City of Colorado Springs, the Downtown Development Authority, the U.S. Olympic Committee and the Colorado Springs Sports Corp. announced in a news release Monday that they will host the “Olympic Downtown Celebration” beginning at 5… Continue Reading Partnership to host Olympic celebration

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