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New Tech event Thursday

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New Tech event Thursday

The next New Tech event in Colorado Springs will feature an alternative to credit cards, Locagram and a website that single people can meet men with beards. The event takes place Thursday at 5:30 at Epicentral Coworking Space, 409 N. Tejon. Nick Lee is the host of the event. Based in Denver, Raspberry.us is a new… Continue Reading New Tech event Thursday

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King charter school purchases real estate

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King charter school purchases real estate

Three charter schools affiliated with Colorado Early Colleges are purchasing their buildings this week for $17.3 million, said Administrator Keith King. The three schools are in Colorado Springs, Fort Collins and Parker. Colorado Springs Early Colleges is in its eighth year of helping students receive associates degrees for free while still in high school, King… Continue Reading King charter school purchases real estate

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Mayor Bach will not seek second term

Colorado Springs Mayor Steve Bach, 71, announced today that he will not run for a second term in April’s municipal election. Bach is the city’s first “strong mayor” under the city’s new charter, which voters approved in November 2010. He was elected to a four-year term on May 17, 2011, and took office on June 7… Continue Reading Mayor Bach will not seek second term

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Collins blends his architecture with history

Architect Mike Collins loves to laugh. He tells stories with brilliant color, emotion and animation that can only be described as atypical. He relates well to people of all backgrounds, from a publishing leader to the board of Fountain Valley School, whence he graduated in 1956. Spend an hour or so with Collins, 77, and… Continue Reading Collins blends his architecture with history

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Canada, U.S. share values, trade, military

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Canada, U.S. share values, trade, military

The United States should maintain leadership in world affairs, according to Canada’s top military officer. Gen. Tom Lawson, Canada’s chief of defence staff, feels the world needs a strong voice throughout the globe. “There’s very little, moral, ethical and legal highbrow that I’ve seen over decades, so I think you need to take those reins… Continue Reading Canada, U.S. share values, trade, military

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Smelter site now on the Superfund list

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Smelter site now on the Superfund list

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today added the former Colorado Smelter site in Pueblo to the National Priorities List (NPL) of Superfund sites. Superfund is the federal program that investigates and cleans up the most complex, uncontrolled or abandoned hazardous waste sites to protect public health and the environment. “Listing the Colorado Smelter site… Continue Reading Smelter site now on the Superfund list

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Springs’ leases among lowest cost in U.S.

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Springs’ leases among lowest cost in U.S.

The growing reliance on cloud computing is reshaping traditional network computing and boosting demand for leased data center space in the U.S. For occupiers leasing a data center, Colorado Springs ranks among the markets with the lowest total project cost for leasing a data center, according to CBRE Group Inc. The CBRE Group, a commercial… Continue Reading Springs’ leases among lowest cost in U.S.

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Congress’ discord may delay tax filers

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Congress’ discord may delay tax filers

Accountants are keeping an eye on Congress as the year wanes, watching to see if lawmakers can come to terms on tax laws pertinent to the 2014 tax season. The laws target around 70 tax provisions that expired in 2013, items including education credits, accelerated depreciation of capital expenditures and others, said Eric Morgan, CPA… Continue Reading Congress’ discord may delay tax filers

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Hilton helps veterans seeking jobs

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Hilton helps veterans seeking jobs

The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) lauded Hilton Worldwide recently for its partnership with the agency that provides veterans with hotel accommodations when they are traveling for job interviews or attending training. The program, called the CDLE Hilton HHonors Military Program, is in place in several states. It formally launches in Colorado at Hilton… Continue Reading Hilton helps veterans seeking jobs

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Pikes Peak travelers break attendance record

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Pikes Peak travelers break attendance record

Thinking of driving to the top of Pikes Peak – America’s Mountain? You’re in good company. The Pikes Peak Highway recently exceeded the annual attendance record of 340,329 that was set in 1971. Pikes Peak – America’s Mountain has seen a 23 percent increase from 2013 and 28 percent more than 2012. The trend of… Continue Reading Pikes Peak travelers break attendance record

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