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Starting Dec. 1, OSHA ruling affects businesses

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Starting Dec. 1, OSHA ruling affects businesses

Any company whose employees come in contact with any hazardous material is subject to a new ruling by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) that goes into effect Dec. 1. The ruling requires companies to conduct safety training for employees who have contact with hazardous materials or chemicals. That would include hair salons, dental… Continue Reading Starting Dec. 1, OSHA ruling affects businesses

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Terra Verde: It’s still a boutique with style

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Terra Verde: It’s still a boutique with style

On any given day at Terra Verde, multiple generations shop for various eclectic sundries — cards, candles, jewelry, sweaters, boots, jeans, custom socks and hair bling. And so much more. Last week, Bill Griffith helped his children, Catcher and Lexi, shop for a birthday gift for their mother, Tracy Eubanks. From New York City, Hillary… Continue Reading Terra Verde: It’s still a boutique with style

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BP donates $1 million to Olympic Training Center

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BP will contribute $1 million to the new Ted Stevens Sports Services Center at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs and to existing U.S. Paralympic programs, the USOC announced Wednesday. Named in honor of the late Alaska senator, the Ted Stevens Sports Services Center will be at the 35-acre Colorado Springs campus, providing… Continue Reading BP donates $1 million to Olympic Training Center

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Inasmuch donates $437,500 to area nonprofits

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Inasmuch Foundation distributed $437,500 in grants to 14 organizations serving Colorado Springs, the organization announced Tuesday. A life-long philanthropist, Edith Kinney Gaylord founded Inasmuch in 1982 to support charitable, scientific and educational causes in Oklahoma. The foundation carries on those interests by supporting education, health and human services and community enhancement around the nation, and the… Continue Reading Inasmuch donates $437,500 to area nonprofits

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Sangre de Cristo opens holiday art sale

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The annual Own Your Own Art Sale & Exhibition begins Friday night at the Sangre de Cristo Arts and Conference Center  in Pueblo. From 5-7 p.m. in the Helen T. White Galleries, the public may enjoy refreshments and a cash bar, and meet many of the artists exhibiting in the show and in other galleries.… Continue Reading Sangre de Cristo opens holiday art sale

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Peak Vista Community Health Centers in Colorado Springs has received a grant of $758,333 from the U.S. Health and Human Services, the federal agency announced Thursday. The money will be used at Peak Vista’s North Academy Boulevard location “and will enable us to fund several more providers and six support staff,” said Communications Director Randy… Continue Reading Peak Vista awarded $758,333 federal grant for local services

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Are more doctors the solution for shortage?

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Graduating more physicians in light of the impending doctor shortage and an aging population may not be the right approach, say some health care providers. An article written by Jeffrey O. Greenberg and Henry Greenberg, published on the National Center for Biotechnology Information website of the National Institutes for Health, calls for the Association of… Continue Reading Are more doctors the solution for shortage?

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Baby Boomers are getting older and retiring. That means that physicians who are Baby Boomers are doing the same. “Nationally, there’s already a [physician] shortage of about 20,000 that’s supposed to grow between now and 2025,” said Dr. Mike Ware, executive vice president of the El Paso County Medical Society. The EPCMS is affiliated with… Continue Reading Physician shortage affects El Paso, Teller counties

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Vaping offers alternative to smoking

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Vaping offers alternative to smoking

Andrea Bednar started smoking because her husband smoked. Now pregnant and tired of the cigarette stench, Bednar and her husband Luke sought an alternative — vaping. “The biggest turnoff about cigarettes for me was the smell,” Bednar said. “My husband smoked, and I couldn’t quit if he didn’t quit. I can’t be around it. “I… Continue Reading Vaping offers alternative to smoking

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Temporary FEMA disaster center opens next week

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A Federal Emergency Management Agency mobile disaster recovery center will be open in Colorado Springs Nov. 11-16. Colorado Springs residents affected by the September storms may apply for individual assistance and visit with FEMA representatives at the disaster recovery center, which will be open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Norris Penrose Events… Continue Reading Temporary FEMA disaster center opens next week

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