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Tejon feels downtown turnover

The new year is bringing new changes to the downtown business scene, particularly up and down the main artery of Tejon Street. A number of new businesses are taking root on Tejon, replacing some of the area’s recognizable mainstays. In other cases, businesses are closing and leaving behind vacancies. For example, the iconic Olive Branch… Continue Reading Tejon feels downtown turnover

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Warrior Games dates set for this fall

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Warrior Games dates set for this fall

The 2014 U.S. Paralympics Warrior Games will take place Sept. 28 through Oct. 4 using venues at the Olympic Training Center and the U.S. Air Force Academy. The competition for wounded, injured and ill service members and veterans was created in 2010 by the U.S. Olympic Committee, in partnership with the Department of Defense and… Continue Reading Warrior Games dates set for this fall

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PPCC helps low-income residents with taxes

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PPCC helps low-income residents with taxes

This tax season, Pikes Peak Community College is partnering with the Denver-based Piton Foundation to provide free tax preparation help to low-to moderate-income families through the Tax Help Colorado program. Beginning Saturday, Internal Revenue Service-trained PPCC students will prepare and e-file tax returns free of charge for individuals with household incomes of less than $50,000… Continue Reading PPCC helps low-income residents with taxes

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CSFD offers free flu shots

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CSFD offers free flu shots

The Colorado Springs Fire Department, along with numerous sponsors, will offer a free flu shot clinic from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 25, at fire department headquarters, 375 Printers Parkway. The clinic is specifically for the uninsured or underinsured and those without vaccine coverage for people age 4 and over. The clinic is not… Continue Reading CSFD offers free flu shots

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Schaefers keep promises, make new ones

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Schaefers keep promises, make new ones

One of the older businesses in town with uninterrupted family ownership, Schaefer Agency has been around more than 60 years as an independent full-service insurance agency. “Most of our business is word-of-mouth,” said owner John Schaefer. “If we take care of our customers, they sell more than we do.” Schaefer’s dad Jack started the company… Continue Reading Schaefers keep promises, make new ones

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Penrose-YMCA to break ground in Tri-Lakes

Penrose-St. Francis Health Services, the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region and The Boldt Company will break ground for the new Tri-Lakes Community Health Village on Jan. 27. Located at 17250 Jackson Creek Parkway in Monument, the Community Health Village will include a 52,000-square-foot outpatient facility that will be attached to the Tri-Lakes YMCA, the… Continue Reading Penrose-YMCA to break ground in Tri-Lakes

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Federal lending rules change to help consumers

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Federal lending rules change to help consumers

Mortgage lenders now have bigger hoops to jump through to make loans for consumers, thanks to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. The act, which went into effect Friday, may mean more paperwork required from consumers, but its provisions are intended to protect consumers from unscrupulous lenders, said Jon Paukovich, vice president… Continue Reading Federal lending rules change to help consumers

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Penrose attains recognition for nursing excellence

Penrose-St. Francis Health Services attained Magnet recognition as part of the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Magnet Recognition Program. This credential is the highest honor an organization can receive for professional nursing practice. Magnet recognizes health care organizations for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice. Of more than 5,000 hospitals in… Continue Reading Penrose attains recognition for nursing excellence

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Agriculture department seeks wheat assessment comments

The Colorado Department of Agriculture is seeking public comment about the wheat assessment used to market Colorado’s wheat. Currently, 2 cents per bushel of wheat grown and sold in Colorado is sent to the Colorado Wheat Administrative Council to promote wheat and to fund research at Colorado State University, Glenda Mostek, communications and marketing director… Continue Reading Agriculture department seeks wheat assessment comments

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Magneti knows how to attract customers

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Magneti knows how to attract customers

The front co-working space at 409 N. Tejon St. is a busy, quiet, stark area, filled with people doing e-commerce in an environment that sounds like intense keyboard clicking. As a member of Epicentral Coworking, Magneti Marketing occupies Suite 106 of that address. The offices in Suite 106 are colorful and dynamic, with wild and… Continue Reading Magneti knows how to attract customers

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