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Wine Festival

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By Diane Wengler More than 500 people poured into the Broadmoor Hotel last month for the 18th annual Wine Festival’s Grand Tasting & Wine Market Auction. Wine connoisseurs and foodies sampled more than 300 wines and culinary delights from the area’s finest restaurants and caterers as they danced to the music of Tiny Barge. Earlier… Continue Reading Wine Festival

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Dear Editor: Re: Lon Matejczyk’s article “We might as well cede to Pueblo” Mr. Matejczyk’s statements are completely wrong, starting with “What is Colorado Springs economic development budget?” He says it’s a measly $800,000 for city staff and program support. But what do we, the citizens, get for the $800,000 city slush fund? Not a… Continue Reading The city really can’t be trusted with another slush fund

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Not all hotels are taking a chainsaw to their room rates to lure or hang on to customers. Choice Hotels International, hardly a marquee name in the hospitality world, and one that caters to frugal business travelers and vacationers who can live without afternoon high tea and 900-thread-count linens, claims it isn’t cutting prices to… Continue Reading Choice Hotels claims it isn’t discounting, but check for deals

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Peter Schwartz Author, and former chairman of the board, of the Ayn Rand Institute In dealing with AIG, why are people pussy-footing around? They believe that the bonus money was stolen from the public and must be retrieved by any means possible. So why not bypass the niceties and just send in some well-armed “enforcers”… Continue Reading True price of gov’t bailouts: Mob rule comes to Washington

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By Stephanie Chandler It seems the most popular question lately is, “Are you on Facebook?” Launched as a way for founder Mark Zuckerberg to connect with friends at Harvard, Facebook has exploded into the mainstream. With nearly 200 million users, and a million new members joining each week in the United States alone, people are… Continue Reading How to use Facebook for business: Social Networking 101

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Unemployment is on the rise in Colorado and the unemployment system is expected to face a record number of claims and to pay out record benefits this year. Not all of these claims, however, will justify receipt of unemployment benefits. Under the Colorado Employment Security Act, access to unemployment benefits is limited to those persons… Continue Reading Some tips to help employers navigate unemployment compensation system

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Are you serious about them?

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Most people misunderstand and mis-define the word serious. They view it as stoic, non-smiling, stiff, non-humorous and boring. Hardly. Serious is the intention, the intensity and the focus that you put into your work ethic and your personal ethics. Serious is a way of life, a way of business, a way of selling and a… Continue Reading Are you serious about them?

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This week we commemorate American agriculture and the benefits it brings to our society, our economy and our environment. But most of all, we celebrate the productivity of our nation’s farmers and ranchers. Gov. Bill Ritter has declared March 20 as Agriculture Day in Colorado. While farmers and ranchers constitute less than 2 percent of… Continue Reading America’s economy needs farmers, ranchers, agriculture

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Newport Beach is considering banning smoking in a variety of new places, potentially including parks and outdoor dining areas. This is just the latest step in a widespread war on smoking by federal, state and local governments — a campaign that includes massive taxes on cigarettes, advertising bans and endless lawsuits against tobacco companies. This… Continue Reading Anti-smoking paternalism: A cancer on American liberty

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Play ball! That’s the yell you hear from the umpire just after the national anthem, and just before the first pitch. It’s baseball season. Seems like the Phillies just won the World Series, and now it’s time to start again. Another season means hopes of a pennant and dreams of a World Series trophy for… Continue Reading Take me out to the ball game. Take me out to the sale

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