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From TV to education, Wurtz finds a way to stay here

Looking for a way out of the news business — and a way to stay in Colorado Springs — Stephanie Wurtz left TV reporting behind and transitioned to education communications. The 31-year-old, Kansas City-area native started her new job last month as internal communications director (a new position) at Colorado College after spending more than… Continue Reading From TV to education, Wurtz finds a way to stay here

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USAF Commander to head 30th Space Symposium

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The Colorado Springs-based Space Foundation announced Tuesday that Gen. William Shelton, commander of Air Force Space Command at Peterson Air Force Base, will be the featured speaker at this year’s Space Symposium. Shelton will speak during the opening of the 30th annual event on May 19 at the the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, according… Continue Reading USAF Commander to head 30th Space Symposium

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Spice Island Grill, an authentic Jamaican eatery in downtown Colorado Springs, had raised $190 of its $5,000 goal Monday with one day remaining of its online campaign to reopen the restaurant. Spice Island owners Glenroy and Claudette Hutchinson set up the “Save the Spice” page on the crowd-funding site Plumfund.com last week aimed at raising… Continue Reading Spice Island closes, citing taxes, during crowd-funding campaign

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Common ground: Young professionals collaborate for the city’s future

Mahatma Gandhi once said, “Be the change you wish to see in the world,” and many Colorado Springs young professionals seem to be localizing the credo. A group of socially minded residents united in the summer of 2012, choosing to be the change they wished to see in the Pikes Peak region — and Colorado… Continue Reading Common ground: Young professionals collaborate for the city’s future

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After being diagnosed with fibromyalgia as a college student, Jacquie Mosher found herself focusing more on what she puts in her body. The New Hampshire native gained critical acclaim among friends and family for her healthy chocolate-making — organic, raw and additive-free — and decided to try her hand at doing something she holds dear.… Continue Reading By taking care of herself, Mosher develops her business

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Trader Joe’s to open Springs location in 2015

California-based specialty grocery chain Trader Joe’s struck a deal Tuesday to open another Colorado location at University Village Colorado shopping center in Colorado Springs. Trader Joe’s plans to open a 12,400-square-foot stand-alone store at 5342 N. Nevada Ave. — near the intersection of Nevada Avenue and Garden of the Gods Road — sometime in 2015,… Continue Reading Trader Joe’s to open Springs location in 2015

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Manitou retail pot ballot question likely

Less than two months after Manitou Springs City Council approved the licensing of retail marijuana businesses on the city’s eastern edge, one band of disapproving opponents still hasn’t given up. Manitou business owner Tim Haas, who started the campaign known as “No Retail Marijuana in Manitou Springs,” said he estimates the group has gathered between… Continue Reading Manitou retail pot ballot question likely

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Terra Verde joins April TESSA campaign

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Terra Verde joins April TESSA campaign

Downtown Colorado Springs boutique Terra Verde announced over the weekend that it will actively support TESSA throughout the month of April, Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Terra Verde, at 208 N. Tejon St., will support TESSA’s Denim Day Campaign by contributing 10 percent of its jean sales to the organization next month, according to a news… Continue Reading Terra Verde joins April TESSA campaign

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Report: Retail sales up in February

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Report: Retail sales up in February

Retail sales across the country increased both month-to-month and year-over-year in February, despite nationwide winter storms, the  National Retail Federation announced Thursday. The sales, which exclude purchases made at automobile dealers, gas stations and restaurants, increased .2 percent from January and 2.3 percent from the same time last year, according to a Federation news release.… Continue Reading Report: Retail sales up in February

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The Cyber Resilience Institute has announced the launch on April 9 of its Cyber Exchange Meetups in Colorado Springs, events aimed at promoting excellence in the business of technology. “Cyber Exchange Meetups is a community cyber mobilizing event that brings programs and activities together for innovation, business development, networking, talent connection, start-up presentations, cyber risk… Continue Reading Institute to host first ‘Cyber Resilience’ event in Springs

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