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Rosetta team to win Swigert Award

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Rosetta team to win Swigert Award

During 2014, the remarkable success of the Rosetta Comet Mission, led by the European Space Agency (ESA), fascinated followers around the world. In recognition of this astonishing accomplishment, the Space Foundation will present the Rosetta Comet Team with the 2015 John L. “Jack” Swigert, Jr., Award for Space Exploration. “The 2015 Swigert Award recognizes the… Continue Reading Rosetta team to win Swigert Award

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EPI: Manufacturing jobs pay well

Full-time manufacturing jobs for non-college degree workers pay a wage premium of more than $3,700 annually over jobs in other economic sectors and have a significant positive impact on the U.S. economy, according to a new report issued by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI). In Colorado, the report shows, the average manufacturing worker makes $20.05… Continue Reading EPI: Manufacturing jobs pay well

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Prep for cyber emergency beforehand

A businesswoman agreed to give $100,000 to a computer hacker if the hacker was able to access the business’ critical, personal financial data within 90 days. That’s how confident the businesswoman and her IT department were that their firewall and security systems would keep the hacker at bay. So she signed the $100,000 contract. Fast… Continue Reading Prep for cyber emergency beforehand

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Lola Woloch to lead women’s chamber

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Lola Woloch to lead women’s chamber

Lola Woloch, president of Promotional Marketing Services, LLC, accepted a contract to lead the Southern Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce, effective immediately. Woloch’s focus on driving results in business development, sales operations and marketing is considered essential to the continued success and growth of the organization, according to a release sent by the chamber. “Lola’s… Continue Reading Lola Woloch to lead women’s chamber

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Skier visits close to last year’s

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Skier visits close to last year’s

Total skier visits at the 21 member resorts of Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) were approximately 1 percent off last year’s pace during the first period of the 2014/15 ski season, Oct. 17-Dec. 31, compared to the same period last year. Last season’s first period skier visits were more than 20 percent up over the… Continue Reading Skier visits close to last year’s

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PPCC plotting aggressive strategies

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PPCC plotting aggressive strategies

Pikes Peak Community College has several plans in the works to educate people, ranging from teaching graphic arts to raising chickens to helping veterans after their service in the field. Later this month, PPCC President Lance Bolton will testify before the Capital Development Committee at the Colorado Legislature, requesting state funding for a proposed project… Continue Reading PPCC plotting aggressive strategies

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Ent posts $12.5 million dividend to members

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Ent posts $12.5 million dividend to members

Ent Federal Credit Union announced this week a $12.5 million special dividend distribution to its members. More than 240,000 members in good standing will receive a minimum of $25, with an additional dividend amount based on the amount of interest they paid on loans and dividends they earned on deposits last year. The average dividend… Continue Reading Ent posts $12.5 million dividend to members

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Vice chancellor chats UCCS, baseball, fire

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Vice chancellor chats UCCS, baseball, fire

Martin Wood’s office at UCCS is filled with photos of his family — his wife Pam and their daughters Michelle and Megan — and baseball memorabilia. In addition to his duties as senior vice chancellor for university advancement and development, as well as chief operating officer, the Kansas native teaches a class using baseball as… Continue Reading Vice chancellor chats UCCS, baseball, fire

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Glenn candidate for U.S. Senate in 2016

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Glenn candidate for U.S. Senate in 2016

El Paso County Commissioner Darryl Glenn announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate in 2016. “Colorado needs representation from a conservative who has worked his way through the types of obstacles with which nearly all middle-class and lower-income people struggle,” said Glenn, a Republican. “If my entry into this race seems early, it’s because I’m… Continue Reading Glenn candidate for U.S. Senate in 2016

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Workshops teach how to sell to the government

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Workshops teach how to sell to the government

Small business owners who want to do business with the government now have a series of workshops that will teach just that. The Pikes Peak Library District collaborated with Certify to Success and the Colorado PTAC to help small businesses get valuable information, which has not been as readily available in its entirety before in… Continue Reading Workshops teach how to sell to the government

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