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Pima Medical Institute moves

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Pima Medical Institute has moved to a new, expanded location. The privately owned medical school has moved from Printers Parkway and Pikes Peak Avenue to 3770 N. Citadel Drive. “It’s a good move for us, because it brings in foot traffic – the location is more visible,” spokeswoman Monica Jones said. “But it’s good for… Continue Reading Pima Medical Institute moves

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U.S. homeowners have less than one month to utilize a federal tax credit aimed at encouraging home energy efficiency. The measure, created by the Energy Policy Act of 2005, allows for a credit of up to 10 percent – or $500 – of the cost of materials for certain home improvements completed before Jan. 1,… Continue Reading Time running out for energy efficiency tax credit

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Goodwill receives state staffing contract

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Goodwill Staffing Services has been awarded a contract from the State of Colorado to fulfill temporary staffing needs in El Paso and surrounding counties. Temporary employees may be hired to work at state-run colleges, correctional facilities, the Department of Revenue and the Forest Service. Goodwill Staffing Services is a division of Goodwill Industries of Colorado… Continue Reading Goodwill receives state staffing contract

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Off-road motorcycle and four-wheel drive enthusiasts might soon get a 900-acre recreation park in El Paso County for practicing their sport. The Board of County Commissioners has approved a resolution authorizing the Parks and Leisure Services Department to purchase or lease land located near County Highway 94 and Blaney Road in eastern El Paso County… Continue Reading County OK’s 900-acre off-road park

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Al’s purchases Mister Neat’s

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Al’s Formal Wear has acquired all the assets of Mister Neat’s Formalwear, the largest formal wear company in Colorado. Mister Neat’s Formalwear was founded in 1972 and has a distribution center in Loveland and 17 retail stores throughout the state, including three in Colorado Springs. Al’s Formal Wear has been in business for more than… Continue Reading Al’s purchases Mister Neat’s

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In what is yet another sign of the wireless times, AT&T Inc. said yesterday that it plans to leave the pay phone business by the end of next year. AT&T representatives said pay phone use has been shrinking as the prominence and ease of attaining cell phones has grown. Pay phones in the United States… Continue Reading AT&T exiting pay phone business

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Woodmen Road improvements get funding

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The El Paso County Board of Commissioners has approved $1.36 million for the Woodmen Road Improvements Capacity Project. El Paso County is receiving $1.13 million in federal funding. The county will pay the remaining $234,751. The money will be used for construction management related services associated with the Woodmen Road project. “The Woodmen Road corridor… Continue Reading Woodmen Road improvements get funding

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Small and mid-sized businesses in Colorado are fueling the state’s export industry. The Colorado Office of Economic Development reports that 3,837 state companies exported during 2005. Of those, 3,374, or 88 percent, were small and mid-sized enterprises with fewer than 500 employees. They generated close to one-quarter of Colorado’s total annual exports of merchandise according… Continue Reading Exports sustain small, mid-size Colorado companies

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Inflationary pressures remain elevated, while the overall index for the Mountain States region has slipped. The November Business Conditions survey of supply managers and business leaders for Colorado, Utah and Wyoming shows the overall Business Conditions Index slumped to 56.6 from October’s 63.3 and September’s 64.8. “The Mountain States region will continue to expand even… Continue Reading Mountain States leading economic indicator dips again

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The El Paso County Assessor’s Office has changed the El Paso County DS056 (Regular Business) and DS060 (Lessor Business) forms for the 2008 tax year. The changes are expected to make it easier for a business owners to complete and submit the forms. Taxpayers owning more than $2,500 in total actual value of personal property… Continue Reading Assessor’s Office changes personal property declaration forms

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