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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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Renaissance Hotel under contract

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Renaissance Hotel under contract

The Colorado Springs Renaissance Hotel and Conference Center is now under contract. “It’s still at a place where it’s a bit early,” said Tom Maxwell, the chief financial officer of Flintco, the current owner. “If we disclose anything, it would be through [the buyers]. They’re not ready to disclose anything.” Standing vacant like a lonesome… Continue Reading Renaissance Hotel under contract

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‘Chocolatey’ Rocky Mountain cereal goes national

The Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Chocolatey Almond Cereal manufactured by Kellogg’s is now being distributed nationally, according to Colorado Springs franchise owner Ron Baalman. Headquartered in Durango, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory announced the cereal expansion in December. Previous to the announcement, the cereal was sold only at Target in select markets. “We’re excited to share… Continue Reading ‘Chocolatey’ Rocky Mountain cereal goes national

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Spectranetics provides on-site employee health care

Two Colorado companies, Spectranetics Corp. and Paladina Health, teamed up to offer health clinics for Spectranetics employees in Colorado Springs. Spectranetics has more than 325 employees at its InterQuest Business Park headquarters. The clinics will become a part of the company’s wellness package. Paladina Health has Denver headquarters. The plan involves giving employees round-the-clock access… Continue Reading Spectranetics provides on-site employee health care

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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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