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Holiday return fraud projected to increase this year

The National Retail Federation estimated that retailers will lose $10.9 billion to fraud this year, including $3.8 billion from holiday returns. That number is up from $3.4 billion in fraudulent holiday returns received last year, according to the Federation’s 2014 Fraud Return Study. The 60 retailers polled estimate that 5.5 percent of their total holiday… Continue Reading Holiday return fraud projected to increase this year

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Hisey paints positive picture; RBA sets process

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The 2014 State of the Region address, a joint presentation by El Paso County and the Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance, provided an optimistic, yet generic, review of the past year’s local economy. The annual event Dec. 11 at the Antlers Hotel featured little new information aside from an optimistic keynote speech by El Paso… Continue Reading Hisey paints positive picture; RBA sets process

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Everest to close Springs service center

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Everest to close Springs service center

Everest University Online will close its Colorado Springs service center in February and terminate all 200 of its current employees. The school’s parent company, California-based Corinthian Colleges Inc., told staffers Wednesday the closure and layoffs will be effective Feb. 28. “Today we have difficult news to share with you. Given the significant reduction in our online student… Continue Reading Everest to close Springs service center

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Springs store offers 3D-printed figurines

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Springs store offers 3D-printed figurines

The 3D Printing Store in Colorado Springs now offers full-body 3D scans and 3D-printed “mini-me” figurines. The offerings, which are marketed as unique holiday gift ideas, are now available at the 3D Printing Store’s four Colorado locations, including its Colorado Springs store at 4250 Buckingham Dr., Suite 100. “This is a unique gift to give… Continue Reading Springs store offers 3D-printed figurines

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USOC names 2015 cycling team

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U.S. Paralympics announced Thursday its 2015 national cycling team lineup, which includes two riders from Colorado Springs. The division of the United States Olympic Committee announced it has composed its national A, B and developmental teams, which include seven reigning world champions, according to a news release. That list includes A-team rider Allison Jones and… Continue Reading USOC names 2015 cycling team

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City welcomes new food options, faces

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City welcomes new food options, faces

While Colorado Springs has welcomed a new gastropub and the first manager of a popular downtown food-truck market, a project to create the state’s first dog-friendly restaurant is one step closer to reality for the city’s Westside. Colorado Springs City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to amend the zoning on a .41-acre property at 2207 and… Continue Reading City welcomes new food options, faces

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Jersey Mike’s to open second Springs spot

Popular New Jersey-based sandwich shop Jersey Mike’s Subs has announced it is opening a second location in Colorado Springs and its third in El Paso County. Jersey Mike’s specializes in Northeast-style fresh sliced and grilled subs. Its second Springs store will open at 1466 Garden of the Gods Road Dec. 17, according to a news… Continue Reading Jersey Mike’s to open second Springs spot

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Creekside project on track, not on budget

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Creekside project on track, not on budget

After a decade of waiting, followed by months of unanticipated delay, officials now say visitors at America the Beautiful Park will have access to Fountain Creek by July. The Creekside at America the Beautiful Park project stalled just after its summer 2014 groundbreaking, when Colorado Springs Utilities workers encountered hazardous building materials buried beneath the… Continue Reading Creekside project on track, not on budget

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Damioli to replace Bartolin as Broadmoor president/CEO

The Broadmoor has announced its sixth change in leadership since the historic Colorado Springs landmark opened its doors in 1918. Steve Bartolin, who has served as the hotel’s president and CEO for nearly 24 years, said in a news release Wednesday he will step down March 1 to become chairman. Bartolin will be replaced by… Continue Reading Damioli to replace Bartolin as Broadmoor president/CEO

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Goodwill to open newest Springs store Dec. 13

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Goodwill to open newest Springs store Dec. 13

Discover Goodwill of Southern and Western Colorado plans to host a ceremony Dec. 13 to celebrate the opening of its newest retail center in northern Colorado Springs. The ribbon-cutting will serve as the grand opening for the new Goodwill store at 4158 Austin Bluffs Parkway at 9:45 that morning, according to a news release. The event… Continue Reading Goodwill to open newest Springs store Dec. 13

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