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Vehicle registrations up 7.1 percent this year

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Vehicle registrations up 7.1 percent this year

Year-to-date registrations for new cars and trucks in Colorado for the first 10 months of 2014 were at 156,441 — a growth of 7.1 percent — versus 146,012 registrations in the same period in 2013. Registrations were essentially unchanged at 15,782 (-0.4 percent) in October 2014 compared to 15,846 in October last year. Those results… Continue Reading Vehicle registrations up 7.1 percent this year

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Frontier Airlines offering $19 flights today

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Frontier Airlines offering $19 flights today

Frontier Airlines announced early Monday morning it is offering fares as low as $19 today from cities including Denver. The sale only applies to today, Monday, Nov. 24. “Turkeys can’t fly but you can for fares as low as $19,” Frontier advertised in an email. During the one-day sale, the budget airline is offering flights from… Continue Reading Frontier Airlines offering $19 flights today

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Bach to ask for stormwater vote

Following voter rejection of the proposed Pikes Peak Regional Drainage Authority on Nov. 4, Colorado Springs Mayor Steve Bach will bring forward a detailed “Financing Plan for High Priority Unfunded CIP” at Monday’s City Council work session. Bach will ask that “that City Council refer an item to the April 2015 Municipal election requesting voter… Continue Reading Bach to ask for stormwater vote

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Real estate transactions completed

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Real estate transactions completed

Marty Chase, Realtor with Weichert Realtors, was the buyer’s agent in the sale last month of three vacant land parcels in El Paso County, including 38 acres at the Forest Meadows subdivision. Colorado Morley Returns sold the 38 acres to Dillondon, and Craig Anderson of NAI Highland represented the seller. The sales price was $731,220. Terra… Continue Reading Real estate transactions completed

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AAA forecasts jump in Colorado Thanksgiving travel

AAA Colorado projects 752,000 Coloradans will journey 50 miles or more from home during Thanksgiving weekend, a 3.5 percent increase over 2013. Almost 650,000 of travelers will celebrate the holiday with a road trip and will enjoy the lowest gas prices in four years. Nationally, AAA projects 46.3 million Americans will travel during the Thanksgiving… Continue Reading AAA forecasts jump in Colorado Thanksgiving travel

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Local rents below average, among fastest growing

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Colorado Springs is among the 10 U.S. cities with fastest growing rent, though residential units in the city remain below the national average, according to a recent study. Average rent for a two-bedroom apartment in Colorado Springs is $850, 11 percent lower than the national average of $950, according to the report by Apartment List.… Continue Reading Local rents below average, among fastest growing

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National retailer expands to Springs

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National retailer expands to Springs

Conn’s HomePlus arrives in Colorado Springs, Friday, Nov. 28, making it the company’s sixth Colorado location since April and its second Colorado store outside the Denver area. The expansion will create about 30 area jobs. The new store at 345 North Academy Blvd. will host its grand opening on Black Friday. The first 100 people… Continue Reading National retailer expands to Springs

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Pediatric after-hours urgent care now in Springs

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Pediatric after-hours urgent care now in Springs

Colorado Springs children needing after-hours urgent care services now have a new option with the opening of Children’s Hospital Colorado’s new Briargate Urgent Care center located at 4125 Briargate Parkway. The center offers urgent care services from 5 p.m.-midnight Monday through Friday, and noon-midnight on Saturdays and Sundays. “We identified an unmet need in our… Continue Reading Pediatric after-hours urgent care now in Springs

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Raso resigns from Business Alliance

Joe Raso resigned Tuesday as the president and CEO of the Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance, the job he has held since moving here in May 2012. “On behalf of the board of directors and the executive committee of the Business Alliance, we ask for the continued support of our member investors and supporters as… Continue Reading Raso resigns from Business Alliance

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Lathen announces candidacy for mayor

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Lathen announces candidacy for mayor

El Paso County Commissioner Amy Lathen formally launched her mayoral campaign Monday evening at Qualtek Manufacturing on North Nevada. A crowd of about 150 supporters listened appreciatively as Lathen spoke, frequently interrupting her with applause. She was introduced by Qualtek owners Tom and Mary Fagnant, followed by Rep. Bob Gardner and former Chamber of Commerce… Continue Reading Lathen announces candidacy for mayor

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