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More than 7,000 Colorado jobs added in December

The employment picture in the state continues to present interesting trends, including a slightly better unemployment rate than the country but a loss of government jobs. Employers in Colorado added 7,100 nonfarm payroll jobs from December to January and the state’s unemployment rate improved, now slightly better than the national rate, according to data released… Continue Reading More than 7,000 Colorado jobs added in December

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Fund offers loans to Waldo fire businesses

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Fund offers loans to Waldo fire businesses

Local banks have teamed with the Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance and other community partners to offer $10,000 loans to small businesses that were affected by last summer’s Waldo Canyon fire. The loan amount is up to $10,000 at zero interest for 12 months and then 12 percent thereafter. There is no loan fee and… Continue Reading Fund offers loans to Waldo fire businesses

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Beer pours millions to state’s economy

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Beer pours millions to state’s economy

Colorado beer distributors are making a big splash in the state’s economy, according to a new economic impact study by the National Beer Wholesalers Association. Colorado beer distributors directly employ 2,457 people and they generate $987 million in total economic impact. The association’s report is titled,  America’s Beer Distributors: Fueling Jobs, Generating Economic Growth &… Continue Reading Beer pours millions to state’s economy

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Bestway mascot competing in Mascot Madness

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Bestway mascot competing in Mascot Madness

It’s not a bird. It’s not a plane. It’s MRF Man — Colorado Springs Bestway Disposal’s mascot. The mascot, who represents Bestway’s Materials Recovery Facility, is in a heated national March Mascot Madness competition, hosted by Waste & Recycling, an industry publication. According to the Waste & Recycling bracket, MRF Man has the best backstory:… Continue Reading Bestway mascot competing in Mascot Madness

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WWII aviation experts and educators team for STEM instruction

A team of World War II aviation experts and local educators want to make math and science come alive for children. The National Museum of World War II Aviation and the owner/operator of the Challenger Learning Center of Colorado, the Colorado Consortium for Earth and Space Science Education, are creating a pilot program for K-12… Continue Reading WWII aviation experts and educators team for STEM instruction

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Launch pad: Resources make Springs a better location to start a business

If a person has the idea, the nerve and the cash, Colorado Springs is not a bad place to start a small business. In fact, Colorado Springs earned an A+ in a recent survey of business owners who gave the city high marks for not having a lot of red tape. Experts who counsel small-business… Continue Reading Launch pad: Resources make Springs a better location to start a business

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Sky Sox tickets go on sale Monday

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Sky Sox tickets go on sale Monday

It’s almost time for baseball season and Sky Sox tickets go on sale Monday. Tickets for all of the team’s 72 home games will be sale on the Sky Sox website only. Phone and box office sales will be available in the coming weeks. Box seats are $13 and reserved Seats are $10. Season ticket… Continue Reading Sky Sox tickets go on sale Monday

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New ER opens on Powers Boulevard

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New ER opens on Powers Boulevard

First Choice Emergency Room, a freestanding emergency room, opened today on Powers Boulevard. First Choice Emergency Room operates 17 facilities in the U.S. The company has nine locations in the Houston area, five in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, two in the Austin area and now one in Colorado Springs, at 2770 Powers Blvd. which is… Continue Reading New ER opens on Powers Boulevard

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Royal Gorge Route Railroad expecting a strong season

Colorado’s Royal Gorge Route Railroad is anticipating a strong year, because tourists are already booking trips for this season which opens March 9. “This year, our bookings are up by more than 50 percent already – and many of our reservations are focused on our first-class dining experience,” General Manager Steve Kaverman said. He said organizers… Continue Reading Royal Gorge Route Railroad expecting a strong season

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Cole named director of Pikes Peak Country Attractions Association

Ryan Cole has been named executive director of Pikes Peak Country Attractions Association. He takes over for Michele Starling, who led the organization for 13 years. Cole said the organization is perfectly poised to jump full onto into social media networking and advertising, and make a more concerted effort to attract tourists from within the… Continue Reading Cole named director of Pikes Peak Country Attractions Association

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