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New vehicle registrations climb high in first 10 months of year

New vehicle sales keep speeding upward, according to a report released Monday by the Colorado Automobile Dealers Association. New car and truck sales have jumped 12 percent for the first 10 months of 2013 over 2012 and up 7.8 percent for October compared to a year earlier. New vehicle registrations for Dodge, Ram, Porsche and… Continue Reading New vehicle registrations climb high in first 10 months of year

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Three Springs firms win insurance award

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Three Springs firms win insurance award

Three Colorado Springs firms were given Pinnacol Assurance’s Circle of Safety Award. Copestone General Contractors, MechOne Inc. and Pikes Peak Steel LLC won the award this year. Copestone and MechOne are multiple-year winners. Pinnacol Assurance is Colorado’s leading workers’ compensation insurer. The award recognizes companies for their performance in safety, loss control, and financial and… Continue Reading Three Springs firms win insurance award

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FBI lauds Springs nonprofit, Restore Innocence

The Federal Bureau of Investigation will present the 2013 Director’s Community Leadership Award to  Restore Innocence, a Colorado Springs-based nonprofit. Restore Innocence aids victims of human sex trafficking in the rescue, restoration and reintegration process by providing for victims’ physical, emotional and spiritual needs. Colorado Springs residents Jason and Michelle Korth founded Restore Innocence in… Continue Reading FBI lauds Springs nonprofit, Restore Innocence

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Shopping center sells in Monument

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Shopping center sells in Monument

The retail space next to Safeway at the Monument Shopping Center in Monument sold Wednesday. The sale price was $3.76 million. The 16,399-square-foot shopping center at 556-590 W. Highway 105 has Safeway as an anchor store, which was not part of the sale, said Anne Monaghan of the public relations firm which made the announcement.… Continue Reading Shopping center sells in Monument

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Loop Communications comes full circle

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Loop Communications comes full circle

Loop Communications wants you there, in the loop. That’s why Loop Communications developed a tool that requires a confidential answer when people talk about their health, said developer James Dodd. Loop is the newest division of Delta Solutions & Strategies. First, Delta’s platform Delta contracts with the U.S. Department of Defense specializing in information technology,… Continue Reading Loop Communications comes full circle

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Office competitors merge

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Office competitors merge

Any Colorado Springs business changes as a result of the Office Depot and OfficeMax merger will not be imminent, according to a spokeswoman for the now-giant office products store. Announcements of any changes are also premature, the company said. Office Depot and OfficeMax merged Nov. 5. The company now uses the name Office Depot Inc.… Continue Reading Office competitors merge

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Coloradans invited to help plan state’s transportation system

The Colorado Department of Transportation wants citizens to help plan the future of the state’s transportation system. With the unveiling of the statewide plan website www.coloradotransportationmatters.com, CDOT invites the public to help develop the Statewide Transportation Plan, set for release in mid-2014. “This plan guides us on how limited dollars will be invested in the… Continue Reading Coloradans invited to help plan state’s transportation system

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Cimarron Hills named third least expensive suburb in U.S.

Cimarron Hills was named the third least expensive suburb in the United States, according to Movoto, a blog about “the lighter side of real estate.” Located in Colorado Springs, the suburb lies between Powers Boulevard and Marksheffel Drive, bordered also by Colorado Highway 24. Movoto Content Editor Randy Nelson studied the cost of living, food… Continue Reading Cimarron Hills named third least expensive suburb in U.S.

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AG indicts nine in fraud scheme targeting homeowners

The statewide grand jury indicted nine people for targeting distressed homeowners as part of a fraudulent short-sale scheme. The scheme allowed the defendants to defraud banks and lenders who held mortgages for the distressed homeowners, according to a news release from the Attorney General’s office. Wendy Thomas, 46, Chicago, previously of Thornton; Cristina Nicole Smith,… Continue Reading AG indicts nine in fraud scheme targeting homeowners

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Martin named COO of Memorial

Colorado Springs native Colette Martin is Memorial Hospital’s new chief operating officer, effective immediately. She replaces Bill Mohon, who left in February. Prior to becoming COO, Martin, 43, served as director of strategic planning at Memorial, where she led several initiatives supporting Memorial’s affiliation with UCHealth. Hospital authorities conducted a national search for the position,… Continue Reading Martin named COO of Memorial

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