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Penrose’s hybrid OR will help surgeons

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Penrose’s hybrid OR will help surgeons

Using millions of dollars donated by El Pomar Foundation and the Colorado Springs community, Penrose Hospital has commenced building a hybrid operating room. Set to be functional in the spring, the $5.7 million OR combines different elements of surgical procedures, said cardiovascular surgeon Dr. John Mehall. The hybrid operating room will allow surgeons to complete… Continue Reading Penrose’s hybrid OR will help surgeons

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Oculieve seeks to alleviate pressure in the eye

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Oculieve seeks to alleviate pressure in the eye

Dr. Mike Wilcox studied biology of the eye for 30-plus years, leading him to develop Oculieve, a device to reduce pressure that causes blindness in patients with glaucoma. Neither preventable nor curable, glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness in the U.S. Aqueous Biomedical Inc., developers of Oculieve, seeks to “provide the world’s safest,… Continue Reading Oculieve seeks to alleviate pressure in the eye

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Hiding in plain sight

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Hiding in plain sight

ConcealFab likes to tell potential customers that it hides things in plain sight. As its name suggests, the company conceals things. Things like 4GLTE towers and military communication towers. It’s a 2014 company to watch, among other things, because it is grooming itself now to work with AT&T and Verizon cell service companies on a… Continue Reading Hiding in plain sight

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Royal Gorge Park: Rebirth from the ashes

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The nation watched in sorrow June 11, 2013, as a fire sparked near Cañon City and Royal Gorge Park. In the end, the blaze consumed 3,218 acres and 48 out of the park’s 52 structures, including the 9,600-square-foot visitor center. This year, prepare yourself to watch as contractors rebuild a stunning new visitor center. Owned… Continue Reading Royal Gorge Park: Rebirth from the ashes

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UCCS ranks high nationally in engineering, nursing

Online graduate programs in business, engineering and nursing at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs are among the best in the nation, according to the editors of U.S. News and World Report. “Online education provides a valuable alternative to individuals seeking career advancement while often balancing work and family responsibilities,” Venkat Reddy, assistant vice chancellor,… Continue Reading UCCS ranks high nationally in engineering, nursing

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Greccio, Family Life Services reach partnership

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Greccio, Family Life Services reach partnership

Greccio Housing and Family Life Services announced their partnership this week to bring additional housing to Colorado Springs. Family Life Services and its outreach ministry, Women of Courage, work to teach single mothers and their children life skills. Since 1990, Greccio Housing has specialized in developing and managing affordable multi-family apartments in Colorado Springs. Together,… Continue Reading Greccio, Family Life Services reach partnership

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Phenix proliferates across the country

What’s not to love about working at Phenix Salon Suites? That’s the feeling of stylist Courtney Knight, who’s worked at Phenix since it opened in Colorado Springs more than six years ago. She likes having her own space, separated by walls, to offer her clients “undivided, pampered attention,” Knight said. Phenix Salon Suites operates with… Continue Reading Phenix proliferates across the country

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New Kum & Go arriving at Airport and Circle

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New Kum & Go arriving at Airport and Circle

At the corner of Airport Road and Circle Drive, Printers Park Market Center will soon sport the city’s newest Kum & Go, as well as a trampoline park. The 104,000-square-foot building now houses the Star Academy Charter School, Planet Fitness Health Club, and Liberty Dialysis, said Matt Craddock, principal with Craddock Commercial Real Estate. The… Continue Reading New Kum & Go arriving at Airport and Circle

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Valero store on Centennial closes

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The Valero Corner Store and gas station at 4215 Centennial Blvd. (just south of Garden of the Gods Road), closed Jan. 1. “There is another store within a mile that serves that general area,” said company spokesman Hal Adams. The corporation reviews all stores annually to “review our assets,” he said. “We intend to sell… Continue Reading Valero store on Centennial closes

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SBA offers webinars to help with 8(a) program

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SBA offers webinars to help with 8(a) program

The U.S. Small Business Administration will present a free two-part webinar covering the SBA’s 8(a) business development program. The SBA’s 8(a) program was created to help small businesses considered to be socially and economically disadvantaged grow their business through counseling, training, workshops, management advice and technical guidance. The nine-year-old program also provides these businesses with… Continue Reading SBA offers webinars to help with 8(a) program

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