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Dems to vote on stimulus package

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The Associated Press Senate Democrats will move today to add to a $150 billion economic stimulus package that includes rebates for senior citizens living on Social Security and an extension of unemployment benefits. The action will likely set up a clash with the White House and House leaders who are pushing a narrower package. As… Continue Reading Dems to vote on stimulus package

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Coleman leaving Penrose-St. Francis

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The chief operating officer at Penrose-St. Francis Health Services has accepted a position as president and chief executive officer of Trinity Regional Health System in Rock Island, Ill. Andrea Coleman will resign her position at Penrose-St. Francis effective Feb. 28. She has been the COO since April 2005. While at Penrose-St. Francis, Coleman was instrumental… Continue Reading Coleman leaving Penrose-St. Francis

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Key land parcels near the corner of Interstate 25 and Baptist Road have been acquired by El Paso County. The move enables interchange improvement to proceed after several months of delay. Phoenix Bell Associates owns property within the town of Monument that is west of 1-25 and between Baptist Road and state Highway 105. The… Continue Reading County to receive right of way for Baptist Road widening

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Greening the Military

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Kent Butts will present a lecture at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Colorado College entitled Environment and Security: Greening the Military. Butts, director of the National Security Issues Branch, Center for Strategic Leadership at the U.S. Army War College, will discuss restructuring systems and operations in the U.S. Department of Defense to make their activities less… Continue Reading Greening the Military

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Hybl, Williams tapped by Romney Campaign

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The Colorado for Mitt Romney presidential campaign just added nine new leaders from Colorado, including Colorado Springs’ own Kyle Hybl and Wayne Williams. Hybl is a University of Colorado Regent and El Pomar Foundation vice president and general counsel, and Williams is an El Paso County Commissioner. They will join Republican leaders like U.S. Senator… Continue Reading Hybl, Williams tapped by Romney Campaign

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CH2M Hill, CSU share national award

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CH2M Hill and the City of Colorado Springs were awarded an Outstanding Achievement in Public/Private Partnerships Award for their work with Mayor Lionel Rivera and Colorado Springs Utilities. The award was given during yesterday’s meeting of the National Conference of Mayors in Las Vegas. The entities worked together on the Fountain Creek Recovery Project, an… Continue Reading CH2M Hill, CSU share national award

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Economists report “striking dichotomy”

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Business economists are generally optimistic about prospects for their own businesses, but are less positive about the national economy. A January report from the National Association for Business Economics released the responses of 98 corporate and trade association economists polled between December 13 and January 9. Each was asked about conditions in their own companies… Continue Reading Economists report “striking dichotomy”

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CU won’t flush away $25k

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Boulder venture capitalist Brad Feld has donated $25,000 to the University of Colorado for naming rights and a plaque on the second-floor men’s bathroom in the campus’ newly constructed technology hub. It’s an offer that was flushed away by Feld’s alma mater, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, but C.U. officials took Feld up on the… Continue Reading CU won’t flush away $25k

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A new Web site for job seekers is touting itself as the “go to” site for those looking to make more than $100,000 a year. TheLadders.com advertises itself as an alternative to other sites that are overrun with unattractive, untalented, “average” workers. Membership to the site costs $180 a year and restricts listings to jobs… Continue Reading Visit “elite” site for 100K-plus jobs

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Cripple Creek mayor, casino might be too close

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Cripple Creek’s newest casino, the Wildwood, is scheduled to open during April, but American Gaming Group doesn’t yet have a gaming license and concerns are being raised about the town’s recently elected mayor being in charge of the $75 million construction project. Mayor Dan Baader denies that there is any conflict between his responsibilities to… Continue Reading Cripple Creek mayor, casino might be too close

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