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Jay Cimino to speak

The Pillar Institute of Lifelong Learning is having Jay Cimino of Phil Long car dealerships as its guest lecturer at the East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd., Wednesday from 1:30 – 3 p.m. In 1975 the late Phil Long recruited Cimino to be general manager of Phil Long Ford in Colorado Springs. Cimino has grown… Continue Reading Jay Cimino to speak

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Market features local fare

Garden of the Gods Gourmet Market and Cafe will have its grand opening weekend Saturday and Sunday this weekend. Located at 2528 W. Cucharras, Garden of the Gods Gourmet will feature foods from Gosar Sausage, Glacier, Climax Jerky, The Real Deal Pickles, Teakoe Iced Tea, Umpire Estate Coffee, Beeyond the Hive Honey, When in Rome… Continue Reading Market features local fare

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How to use public transit

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How to use public transit

This afternoon, learn how you can save money, improve your health and help the environment by taking a City bus. Mountain Metropolitan Transit will hold an event this Friday (today), from 1-4 p.m. in front of the Cinemark movie theater in the First and Main Town Center. Representatives from Mountain Metro will bring route schedules,… Continue Reading How to use public transit

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Colorado Springs, the home of the United States Olympic Committee, this week became a Sister City to Ancient Olympia, Greece, the birthplace of the Olympic Games. Ancient Olympia, a city of 14,000 people, sees 2 million visitors annually, people who are drawn to Olympic history. It is also the home of the International Olympic Academy,… Continue Reading Sister City arranged with Ancient Olympia, Greece

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Personal experience details buying a house

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Personal experience details buying a house

Buying a house can be thrilling, a major headache and stressful all at once for an extended period of time. It was all that and more for me, and I closed on my new house two days after Christmas. After all, it’s not every day you plunk down $2,500 in earnest money, much less a… Continue Reading Personal experience details buying a house

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Westone makes custom earpieces here

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Westone makes custom earpieces here

Westone, The In-Ear Experts Info: 2235 Executive Circle, 540-9333 In business: 55 years Number of employees: 211 If you have a hearing aid with a custom earpiece, chances are good the earpiece is made in Colorado Springs. Fighter pilots with the U.S. Air Force use ear products made here. Babies born deaf are fitted with… Continue Reading Westone makes custom earpieces here

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FEMA releases new flood maps

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FEMA releases new flood maps

Effective Jan. 17, the Federal Emergency Management Agency issued a new map of the floodplains affecting Manitou Springs, FEMA announced this week. In general, base flood elevations for properties along Fountain, Ruxton and Sutherland Creeks were lowered, which should positively impact flood insurance rates within the city. In Early 2013, the City of Manitou Springs… Continue Reading FEMA releases new flood maps

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UCCS awarded $25,000 grant

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The COPIC Medical Foundation awarded the University of Colorado Colorado Springs Aging Center a $25,000 grant to implement a new integrated chronic pain management program in collaboration with Peak Vista Community Health Centers. A nonprofit community mental health agency and training clinic affiliated with the UCCS HealthCircle, the Aging Center has a long-standing collaboration with… Continue Reading UCCS awarded $25,000 grant

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Wallace leads medical campus growth and future

Erik Wallace, M.D., is one of the newest staff members at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. An internal medicine physician and associate dean, Wallace is working full-time getting the University of Colorado School of Medicine’s branch campus up and running. He’s recruiting students and faculty. In addition to his role at the University… Continue Reading Wallace leads medical campus growth and future

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Companies search for employees at job fair

For its Spring Job Fair, the Pikes Peak Workforce Center has lined up more than 100 companies, all of which say they are hiring for open positions. The Center estimates some 2,500 jobs are available. The job fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 24 at the Hotel Eleganté Conference and… Continue Reading Companies search for employees at job fair

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