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Volunteer needed on regional board

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Volunteer needed on regional board

The City of Colorado Springs is accepting applications to fill a vacancy on the Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments Community Advisory Committee. The Committee is a non-technical body comprised of volunteers who offer a citizen’s perspective on items like transportation, the environment and military growth impacts in the region. It also is in place… Continue Reading Volunteer needed on regional board

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AmeriCorps hiring for summer

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AmeriCorps hiring for summer

Mile High Youth Corps in Colorado Springs is hiring 70 people between the ages of 18 and 24 to do conservation and restoration work outdoors, all summer. These Corpsmembers will make a $320 a week and earn a $1,468 AmeriCorps scholarship for completing the summer season. “An awesome summer job? A pathway to a career… Continue Reading AmeriCorps hiring for summer

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State personal income growth slowed

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State personal income growth slowed

Average state personal income growth slowed to 2.6 percent in 2013 from 4.2 percent in 2012, according to estimates released Tuesday by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. State personal income growth ranged from 1.5 percent in West Virginia to 7.6 percent in North Dakota, with every state growing more slowly in 2013 than in… Continue Reading State personal income growth slowed

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tw telecom listed as trustworthy

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tw telecom, a publicly traded telecommunications services company with an office in Colorado Springs, was recently named one of the top 100 most trustworthy companies in the nation. The top 100 designation came from GMI Ratings, a group that grew from the financial collapse and scandals of Enron and WorldCom. At WorldCom, the former CEO… Continue Reading tw telecom listed as trustworthy

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Coussons-Read begins making changes at UCCS

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Coussons-Read begins making changes at UCCS

The “new” provost and executive vice chancellor of academic affairs at UCCS, Mary Coussons-Read grew up in Oklahoma and earned her Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. For that degree, she studied biological psychology and neurobiology, researching how stress affects health. Post-doc, Coussons-Read studied prenatal stress and how it affects development.… Continue Reading Coussons-Read begins making changes at UCCS

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State staff to laud Springs Rescue Mission

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State staff to laud Springs Rescue Mission

The Governor’s Office of Community Partnerships, the Colorado Division of Housing and Gov. John Hickenlooper’s chief of staff will visit the Springs Rescue Mission Tuesday to highlight its replication of the governor’s ‘One Congregation-One Family’ model as the Family Mentor Alliance. Working with nine area churches and service providers, the Family Mentor Alliance has helped… Continue Reading State staff to laud Springs Rescue Mission

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Broadmoor to sponsor Hill Climb

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Broadmoor to sponsor Hill Climb

The Broadmoor signed a three-year agreement making it the title sponsor of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, the PPIHC announced Thursday. “It’s significant as well, since the founder of The Broadmoor, Spencer Penrose, created the first Pikes Peak Hill Climb in 1916, two years before he opened the hotel,” said a news release announcing… Continue Reading Broadmoor to sponsor Hill Climb

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Music school franchise to open in Springs

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Music school franchise to open in Springs

Bach to Rock, a music school franchise for students of all ages, announced it has signed a development agreement to open 10 schools in Denver, Boulder and Colorado Springs. The first will open in Fall 2014 in the Denver metro area. Franchisees Brian McGrath and Neil Fitzgerald, both of Denver, spent more than 20 years… Continue Reading Music school franchise to open in Springs

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American Overhead Door goes high-tech

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American Overhead Door goes high-tech

American Overhead Door Info: 2812 N. Prospect St., 538-9900 In Business: Purchased existing business in 2010 Number of employees: 19 If you want a new garage door and you call American Overhead Door, you can get accurate estimates, along with multiple photos of what different styles and colors would look like on your house. The… Continue Reading American Overhead Door goes high-tech

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Hall of fame honors Springs women

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Hall of fame honors Springs women

The Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame will induct 10 women Thursday night, three of them with significant ties to Colorado Springs. Judge Christine Arguello is the first Hispanic appointed to the federal district court. The late Elizabeth Wright Ingraham was an architect who promoted environmentally responsible design work. And the late Julia Archibald Holmes was… Continue Reading Hall of fame honors Springs women

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