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Crowds gather to support Carson

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Crowds gather to support Carson

Hundreds of people from across Colorado gathered Tuesday afternoon at Centennial Hall in Colorado Springs to show support for the Fort Carson Army post, which faces a potential cut of up to 16,000 soldiers — two-thirds of the Mountain Post’s personnel — by 2020. The Keep Carson Strong event was hosted by a partnership between… Continue Reading Crowds gather to support Carson

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City seeks members for Liquor and Licensing Board

The City of Colorado Springs is seeking one volunteer and one alternate to serve on the Liquor and Licensing Board, according to a news release. Members of the board must be knowledgeable about liquor laws and have enough time to review the agenda and attend meetings, which are held the first and third Friday of… Continue Reading City seeks members for Liquor and Licensing Board

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The Colorado Springs-based Space Foundation has release a list of top government and military officials who will speak at this year’s 31st annual Space Symposium. The event, which is scheduled for April 13-16 at The Broadmoor, will include an expanded technical track and two classified tracks — Cyber 1.5 and the Space Classified program —… Continue Reading Space Foundation announces 2015 Space Symposium speakers

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BBB warns of heightened phishing threat

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BBB warns of heightened phishing threat

The phishing threat level has changed from green to red, according to the Better Business Bureau. The BBB of Southern Colorado informed its members last week of increased activity by scammers sending “bogus emails” to business owners to obtain sensitive information. The BBB said in a news release that the emails ask recipients to open… Continue Reading BBB warns of heightened phishing threat

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Groups to host event focused on hiring vets

Three Colorado organizations have teamed up to encourage local companies and nonprofits to hire veterans and will host an event Feb. 26 to iterate that point. The Pikes Peak Workforce Center  partnered with the Small Business Development Center and the Procurement Technical Assistance Center to host the day-long event, which will expose employers to recruiting… Continue Reading Groups to host event focused on hiring vets

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Ford leads local sales, enhanced by military

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Ford leads local sales, enhanced by military

New vehicle registrations continue to grow each year in El Paso County, swelling to 27,161 last year with Ford as the leading brand in the region. There were 529,595 total registered vehicles in the county last year — 343,669 of which were in Colorado Springs — according to data published earlier this month by the… Continue Reading Ford leads local sales, enhanced by military

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CU projection defines barriers to city success

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Colorado Springs and its neighboring communities will face challenges on the way to economic prosperity in 2015, according to a recent economic outlook report by the Business Research Division of CU-Boulder. The report, released last month during a forum at the university, included predictable optimism about future growth in the Denver metro area, but more… Continue Reading CU projection defines barriers to city success

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Pikes Peak Community College will offer free tax-preparation assistance to low-to-moderate-income families this tax season, the school said in a news release. PPCC partnered with Denver-based Piton Foundation to offer the free services through the Tax Help Colorado Program. Internal Revenue Service-certified PPCC students will prepare and e-file tax returns for households earning less than $52,000… Continue Reading PPCC to offer free tax preparation for lower-income locals

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Priority: Help Fort Carson avoid cuts

For Colorado Springs’ military presence in general, and Fort Carson in particular, 2015 already is shaping up to be a pivotal year. At some point, the Department of Defense plans to announce a decision that — in the worst-case scenario — could mean a loss of as many as 16,000 Fort Carson personnel by 2020,… Continue Reading Priority: Help Fort Carson avoid cuts

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Academy cadet killed in skiing accident

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The U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs announced Monday that one of its cadets has died from injuries sustained in a skiing accident. Cadet 4th Class John Lindsey was pronounced dead Saturday at the scene of the accident at Summit County’s Keystone Resort, according to an Academy news release. Summit County Coroner determined the cause… Continue Reading Academy cadet killed in skiing accident

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