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Memorial, Penrose win organ donor award

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Memorial Health System and Penrose Health Center received an award for organ donation excellence from the Department of Health and Human Services. The Medal of Honor is given to hospitals that have been able to sustain a donation rate of 75 percent or more for at least a year and have had at least eight… Continue Reading Memorial, Penrose win organ donor award

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Contest seeks oldest appliances

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If you’ve had it with your old, outdated washing machine, refrigerator or toaster and you’re looking to get rid of it, this may be your chance. APWagner.com, an appliance parts Web site, is conducting the Oldest Appliance Contest. Contestants are asked to send in a two-minute video of themselves with their old appliances – whether… Continue Reading Contest seeks oldest appliances

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When seeking new companies to work for, professionals say they most often seek: Advancement opportunity 55% More leadership responsibility 41% Work/life balance 38% Leadership that’s respected/admired 36% Sense of accomplishment 36% Higher salary 28% 401(k) matching 28% Flexible schedule 27% Collaborative environment 22% Performance bonuses 20% Choosing an environmentally friendly company is at the bottom… Continue Reading Being green doesn’t matter to job seekers

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525 more downtown parking spaces

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Downtown shoppers and workers will have 525 more parking spaces when the expanded City Administration Building Parking Garage opens this month. The garage, at the southwest corner of Nevada and Colorado avenues, is scheduled to open 11 a.m. Oct. 24. The public garage was expanded from 1,099 parking spaces to 1,624. The expansion also includes… Continue Reading 525 more downtown parking spaces

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If local developers have their way, the downtown Colorado Springs skyline could see an exciting addition. The recent request for information distributed to four local development groups by the City of Colorado Springs has resulted in the following sites being offered for the U.S. Olympic Committee’s five-ringed logo and offices: The U.S. Bank building and… Continue Reading Four Springs sites in the running for USOC headquarters

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Walgreens, AARP launch Web store

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Walgreens has teamed up with the American Association of Retired Persons to launch an e-commerce site and catalog. AARP.walgreens.com will carry more than 20,000 discounted health, beauty and wellness products. As an incentive to order online, the site will offer free shipping on orders of more than $50 and a 5 percent product discount for… Continue Reading Walgreens, AARP launch Web store

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COSMIX to close Mark Dabling, Rockrimmon

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This weekend, crews will close the intersection at Mark Dabling and Rockrimmon Boulevards for 17 days to complete the reconstruction of the intersection and the frontage road connection. In addition, motorists should be aware of traffic shifts, lane closures and shoulder work this week when driving through Colorado Springs Metro Interstate Expansion construction zones. Mark… Continue Reading COSMIX to close Mark Dabling, Rockrimmon

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Oil peak won’t mean lower prices

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Despite reports that global oil production will peak within the next two decades, some industry insiders believe prices will not drop – and that oil will become more expensive. An April report predicts that global oil production will peak in 11 years, but other industry insiders are calling it “the end of cheap oil.” “To… Continue Reading Oil peak won’t mean lower prices

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The Pikes Peak region represents a small geographic section of the state – but a proportionally larger share of the state’s population and earnings, according to a University of Colorado at Colorado Springs study. The report, which was commissioned by the Colorado Association of Realtors, details the statewide and regional economic impact of the real… Continue Reading Pikes Peak region a big contributor to state’s earnings

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Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado will celebrate the groundbreaking of its distribution center from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14 near the intersection of Powers Boulevard and Constitution Avenue. A free barbecue picnic lunch will be served and activities will include face painting, a bounce house and horse shoe throwing. While… Continue Reading Care and Share to celebrate groundbreaking with BBQ, family fun

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