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Shawn Hunter, CEO and co-chair of the upcoming USA Pro Cycling Challenge, is planning a statewide event that has attracted the world’s top cycling athletes, is bringing 150 media representatives from around the world and is expected to be watched by hundreds of thousands of cycling fans. Hunter, former president of AEG Sports, helped run… Continue Reading Hunter’s racing insight guiding Pro Cycling Challenge

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Nurses, computers scientists and retail sales people are in demand in Colorado. Those are the top three occupations with the most job listings, according to the Colorado Department of Labor. In Colorado, hospital employment has grown every year for the past 19 years with the most sought employees being registered nurses. And, there does not… Continue Reading Job openings are in health care, computers and retail

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Dr. Glen House, a quadriplegic since the age of 20, will attempt to climb Pike’s Peak Sept. 10 in a wheelchair to raise money for the Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado. House, a physiatry doctor in Colorado Springs, has made the 13.5 mile trek up the 14,110-foot mountain twice before. This time, he has a… Continue Reading Local quadriplegic doctor attempts to climb Pikes Peak

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Free parking, bike valet at USA Pro Challenge

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There will be free parking downtown Colorado Springs from noon to 6 p.m. Monday afternoon for the USA Pro Cycling Challenge, an event expected to draw thousands of spectators. And for those riding bikes into downtown to see the race, there will be a free bike valet, no locks needed, at the corner of Colorado… Continue Reading Free parking, bike valet at USA Pro Challenge

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NBC’s Bob Costas will be a guest speaker at this year’s U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Assembly,  an annual meeting of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic organizers, in Colorado Springs. The assembly will meet Sept. 22-24 at the Antlers Hilton Hotel and brings in various member organizations of the U.S. Olympic Committee. The goal of the assembly… Continue Reading NBC’s Bob Costas to speak at U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Assembly

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Silver Key Senior Services is looking for an El Paso County company that can prepare as many as 40,000 meals a year for area senior citizens. Silver Key put out a request for proposal this week seeking a food service vendor who can prepare hot meals for its Meals on Wheels program, which delivers hot… Continue Reading Meals on Wheels seeks vendor to make 40,000 meals

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Overseas military personnel from Colorado Springs are being ripped off by Afghani merchants selling fake or low-quality gem stones. Merchants selling rubies, black diamonds and blue sapphires are convincing military personnel that they are buying high quality gems worth much more in the states. “When they discover the truth, they are just heartbroken,” said Barry… Continue Reading Deployed soldiers target of gem scam

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Colorado has won a $590,000 judgment against a Florida company that failed to register its debt management services in the state. Colorado’s Attorney General John Suthers filed a lawsuit against Enhanced Servicing Solutions, an Orlando, Fla.-based firm, and its president, Thomas Roland, in June saying the company failed to register with the state of Colorado… Continue Reading Florida company must pay Colorado for failing to register its business

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Camping allowed along Pro Challenge race route

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Cycling fans will be allowed to camp along roadsides of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge route up to 24 hours in advance in order to get a good view of the cycling competition. The Colorado Department of Transportation added this one-time exception for those who wish to camp along the route, which mimics the spirit… Continue Reading Camping allowed along Pro Challenge race route

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The 2011 Rocky Mountain State Games attracted a record 7,067 athletes — the highest number of athletes in the 10-year-history of the event — over two weekends in July and August. About half of the athletes came in from outside El Paso County and represented 28 states. An estimated 10,500 spectators watched the events at… Continue Reading Rocky Mountain State Games attracts record number of athletes

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