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No more Crocs?

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24/7 Wall Street is reporting that Crocs is among the “Twelve Major Brands That Will Dissappear.” The Web site’s story says that “the company’s shares traded at more than $72. Now they change hands at well below $2. At the end of March, Crocs got a six-month extension of a critical credit facility. According to… Continue Reading No more Crocs?

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Hybl, Tutt recognized for defense support

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William Hybl, chairman and CEO of the El Pomar Foundation, and William Tutt, chairman of the Colorado Thirty Group, were recognized for their support of the  Department of Defense yesterday during the first Commander’s Community Leader Commendation Ceremony. General Victor E. Renuart, Jr., Commander, NORAD and USNORTHCOM, presented the commendations. “When you look at what the… Continue Reading Hybl, Tutt recognized for defense support

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The Gazette will launch a free, four-day-a-week newspaper on May 6 that will cover downtown Colorado Springs, Old Colorado City and Manitou Springs. The newspaper, called Ink, will publish Wednesday through Saturday and 10,000 copies will be distributed each day to newspaper racks and stores in the three areas, said Gazette Vice President of Marketing… Continue Reading Gazette will launch four-day-a-week newspaper

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UCCS part of mysterious donor ring

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During the past few weeks, at least nine universities, including the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, have received a total of $45 million in gifts from donors who took specific steps to assure their anonymity. Gifts to universities are almost never given by anonymous donors. Click here to read the story. Click here to subscribe… Continue Reading UCCS part of mysterious donor ring

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Denver Post reports on USOC building debacle

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The Denver Post is reporting today on a story Springs residents are all too familiar with – the fight to finish the U.S. Olympic Committee’s new headquarters building and keep the organization in town. Click here to read the story. Click here to subscribe to the CSBJ Daily e-mail and receive news updates in your inbox… Continue Reading Denver Post reports on USOC building debacle

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Snowstorm forces closures, delays

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As the springtime snowstorm blew into town this morning a number of city and county offices businesses and schools either closed their doors or on a late-start schedule. Click here to visit FOX 21 News’ Web site to see an updated list of closures. Click here to view the city’s traffic camera map, which shows… Continue Reading Snowstorm forces closures, delays

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The Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies has revoked Colorado Springs insurance agent Jan M. Siroky’s insurance license and fined him $30,500. DORA officials said he defrauded consumers by selling long-term care, accident and health insurance policies and then diverting premiums for his own use. After the Division began to suspect fraud, Siroky’s license was suspended… Continue Reading State strips local insurance agent’s license, slaps him with $30,000 fine

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Downtown Colorado Inc. is accepting nominations for the 2009 Governor’s Awards for Downtown Excellence. The annual program recognizes the progress being made in revitalizing Colorado’s historic downtowns and neighborhood business districts, and the contributions the districts make to the state’s quality of life and economy. The award categories include: Best Building Rehabilitation Best Historic Restoration… Continue Reading Nominations for Gov.’s Downtown Excellence award sought

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Millions of citizens and non-citizens will apply for tax refunds that they don’t deserve, according to the Social Contract Press. A 51-page report, The Earned Income Tax Credit and Illegal Immigration: A Study in Fraud, Abuse, and Liberal Activism is available at www.thesocialcontract.com. “The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is the largest anti-poverty program in… Continue Reading Cheating on taxes still popular: millions get undeserved returns

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The U.S. Air Force Academy will award Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, the US Airways pilot who safely landed his plane in New York’s Hudson River, the the Col. James Jabara Award for Airmanship tomorrow. Sullenberger graduated from the Academy in 1973.  Sullenberger landed the plane in the Hudson after it was struck by geese and… Continue Reading Hudson River landing pilot to receive Academy’s award

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