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Women at war: Lecture series at CC

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Women at war: Lecture series at CC

Helen Thorpe, former first lady of Colorado and the bestselling author of “Soldier Girls” and “Just Like Us,” and Angela Ricketts, acclaimed author of “No Man’s War: Irreverent Confessions of an Infantry Wife,” will appear together on stage in a moderated event to discuss the changing face of American women and the modern military. “Women at War:… Continue Reading Women at war: Lecture series at CC

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City may host summit, governor says in talk

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City may host summit, governor says in talk

Four years ago, when John Hickenlooper was the newly elected governor, his constituents said loud and clear that there were far too many regulations for business. He made it his first order of business and directed state agencies to reduce redundancies and red tape for business. Now, he says, there are half as many statewide… Continue Reading City may host summit, governor says in talk

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Gliding and Volvos drive Penkhus

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Gliding and Volvos drive Penkhus

Bob Penkhus represents the second generation to operate a Volvo dealership in Colorado Springs after his father started selling cars here in 1951. Now his 37-year-old son, Robbie Penkhus, sells vehicles at Volvo, Mazda, Volkswagen and Mitsubishi dealerships here. Penkhus and his wife Leslie have two other children, Jamie and Chad. Business runs in the… Continue Reading Gliding and Volvos drive Penkhus

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Outlook: Cheap gas for ’15

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Outlook: Cheap gas for ’15

Thanks to an abundance of competition, gas prices in Colorado Springs are typically less per gallon than the price of gas elsewhere in Colorado, according to AAA Colorado spokeswoman Wave Dreher. “A lot of that is competition,” Dreher said. “You have a variety of different suppliers in Colorado Springs. “In some parts of the state,… Continue Reading Outlook: Cheap gas for ’15

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Tech Track expands during Space Symposium

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Tech Track expands during Space Symposium

The Space Foundation will offer an expanded version of its Technical Track program for the 31st Space Symposium, with 46 presentations on April 13 and 14. The 31st Space Symposium will be held April 13 – 16 at The Broadmoor and is expected to attract thousands of participants from the global space community. Tech Track… Continue Reading Tech Track expands during Space Symposium

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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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