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Food as a means to reduce cancers, other health risks

Food as a means to reduce cancers, other health risks

Approximately one-third of cancer deaths in America are due to poor diet, said Susan Levin, director of nutrition education for the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, a national nonprofit that promotes preventive medicine, particularly through good nutrition. A PCRM-sponsored October cooking course designed to help Colorado Springs residents prevent and survive cancer through proper diet… Continue Reading Food as a means to reduce cancers, other health risks

Former managing editor killed in accident

Rob Larimer, former reporter and managing editor of the Colorado Springs Business Journal, died in a car accident in Old Colorado City Wednesday night. His wife Michelle Beckmann shared the news on her Facebook page Thursday morning, which was followed shortly by a posting on the Colorado Springs Gazette’s website. “My wonderful, kind, funnier-than-anyone husband,… Continue Reading Former managing editor killed in accident

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Annual dinner champions conservation

Registration for Palmer Land Trust’s fifth annual Southern Colorado Conservation Awards (SCCA) is open. Register online at palmerlandtrust.org. The event features a farm-to-table dinner and a film highlighting the work of this year’s winners. The event will take place Thursday, Oct. 16, at 5 p.m. at the Cheyenne Mountain Resort, 3225 Broadmoor Valley Road. Each… Continue Reading Annual dinner champions conservation

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New car, truck registrations increase

Colorado new car and truck registrations ticked back up into positive territory at 1 percent in August, compared with August, 2013. In the first eight months of 2014, new vehicle registrations has increased 5.7 percent compared with the same time frame in 2013. Those results and more are available in the August 2014 Colorado Auto… Continue Reading New car, truck registrations increase

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Nor’wood Development Group will donate nearly two acres of land downtown to complete the U.S. Olympic Museum and Hall of Fame. The land is on the west side of Sierra Madre Street at the terminus of Vermijo Avenue. “The proposed site provides extraordinary visibility to motorists traveling the I-25 corridor, walkability to the core of… Continue Reading Nor’wood donates land for Olympic Museum, Hall of Fame

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Olson: Give the reader a reason

For more than 30 years, George Olson has been creating zippy, meaningful phrases for Vladimir Jones, previously PRACO Public Relations Advertising Company. The 56-year-old started there as a copywriter and was elevated to creative director two years later. His title now is executive vice president and chief creative officer. Olson spent some time recently with… Continue Reading Olson: Give the reader a reason

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Marketing involves multidimensional approach

People make purchasing decisions based on emotion and logic. Say you want to buy a car with specific features, including a five-speed manual transmission. That’s the logical side of the decision-making — finding a car with the specific features desired. Then say you find the car with the features and fall in love with the… Continue Reading Marketing involves multidimensional approach

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The Colorado Springs Business Journal will recognize the city’s healthiest CEO, as well as businesses that encourage a healthy workforce, at a downtown gathering Sept. 25 at the Gold Room. The 6035 Lifestyle-Healthiest Employer Health Expo will start at 10 a.m. and be followed by the awards luncheon at noon. Last month, CSBJ asked for… Continue Reading CSBJ to honor firms’ fitness focus

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Colorado has one of the worst bankruptcy rates in the nation, according to the Corporation for Enterprise Development, which released the information Wednesday. In this state, five out of 1,000 people have filed for bankruptcy. This ranks Colorado 44th highest in the nation, behind Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Nevada and Utah. The national bankruptcy… Continue Reading Colorado ranks high in bankruptcy

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The Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance Governmental Affairs Advisory Council is hosting two opportunities to meet the candidates running for governor. Business leaders and others are invited to hear directly from Gov. John Hickenlooper and Republican candidate Bob Beauprez. The events will be held at Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Drive. No registration is required… Continue Reading Meet Hickenlooper, Beauprez

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