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Nuclear weapons next topic for World Affairs Council

Nuclear weapons and international security this century is the topic at the next Colorado Springs World Affairs Council. The luncheon will take place at 11:30 a.m., Thursday, April 16, at the Garden of the Gods Club. Frank Rose, assistant secretary of state, Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance, will speak. Rose is responsible for… Continue Reading Nuclear weapons next topic for World Affairs Council

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Free lunch? Sure!

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Free lunch? Sure!

Curbside Cuisine will sponsor a volunteer day tomorrow, Saturday, March 28, from 8-11 a.m. Organizers are offering free lunch for all volunteers who help spring clean the corner of Platte Avenue and Nevada Avenue. For information, call 334-413-1774.

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FirstBank offers Apple Pay

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FirstBank offers Apple Pay

FirstBank announced that it will begin offering Apple Pay mobile payment services for customers. Apple Pay is currently accepted at more than 700,000 businesses and retailers nationwide. Through fingerprint sensor technology available on iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, Apple Watch, iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3, customers will be able to complete credit and… Continue Reading FirstBank offers Apple Pay

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Morals, treatments for cancer discussed

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Morals, treatments for cancer discussed

Cancer has no prejudice. Half of all American men will face cancer during their lives, and one-third of the women will as well. Cancer claims 600,000 lives annually in this country, and specialists estimate that by 2030, cancer will have struck 22 million persons worldwide, said Steve ErkenBrack, president and CEO of Rocky Mountain Health… Continue Reading Morals, treatments for cancer discussed

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Davis returns to run health foundation

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Davis returns to run health foundation

Colorado Springs native Cari Davis has a passion for helping people in need — in particular, historically marginalized populations. Most recently, the 48-year-old taught management to health care professionals in Ethiopia and worked with leadership teams in Rwanda. Davis, who earned MBA and MPH degrees from Yale University, returned home earlier this month to become… Continue Reading Davis returns to run health foundation

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Draper takes over at RBA

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The initial task for the new president and CEO of the Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance will be to rebuild bruised relationships with the business community. Dirk Draper will begin his new job May 1, and he anticipates spending the first three months talking with business owners and “doing a lot of listening” to their… Continue Reading Draper takes over at RBA

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El Paso 30th healthiest in Colorado

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El Paso 30th healthiest in Colorado

El Paso County ranks nearly in the middle of the healthiest counties in Colorado, according to a new report released recently. The county was listed the 30th healthiest. Teller County was listed the 24th healthiest in the state. Pitkin County was listed as the healthiest, followed by Douglas, Custer, Boulder and Routt counties, said the… Continue Reading El Paso 30th healthiest in Colorado

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Manitou fights the post-flood battle

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Manitou fights the post-flood battle

During the flooding of 2013, torrents of rainwater, mixed with burnt trees and ash from the Waldo Canyon fire of 2012, careened through Manitou Springs with no respect for walls, homes or businesses. Primarily using grant funding, the city of Manitou Springs began a $6 million flood mitigation project last year. Grants came from the… Continue Reading Manitou fights the post-flood battle

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Manitou administrator brings new approach

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Manitou administrator brings new approach

More than 20 years ago, traveling from New Hampshire to California, Jason Wells stopped in Denver to visit a friend. As is the story for many transplants to Colorado, Wells fell in love with the state, the weather, the people, and says he’s “still visiting.” He earned his bachelor’s degree, law degree and a master… Continue Reading Manitou administrator brings new approach

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Firm develops sleep aid

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Firm develops sleep aid

Michael Larson can put you to sleep. Just don his Sleep Shepherd hat, which he debuted at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in January. The hat will lull its wearer to sleep, obviating the need for prescription medications, the frequent go-to solution for people diagnosed with sleep disorders. Larson, who received his Ph.D.… Continue Reading Firm develops sleep aid

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