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Dispirited Democrats! Delighted Republicans! It was 2008 all over again, except this time the winners had an “R” after their names. A few dazed survivors were left to pick through the wreckage Tuesday night, including Michael Merrifield, Pete Lee and then, much later, Gov. John Hickenlooper, who somehow managed to come back from the dead… Continue Reading Pavlovian response prevails in stormwater vote

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It’s always fun to follow the continuing feud between Mayor Steve Bach’s administration and Council President Keith King’s five-person Council majority. King’s latest biblically-tinged letter to Bach, obtained by the Business Journal, starts off on a hopeful note. “City Council is willing…to come together and honor the Isaiah 2 mandate: ‘Turn our swords in plowshares… Continue Reading Back to business: Bach, Council still firing salvos at each other

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Democrats lose Senate, Congress

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Democrats lose Senate, Congress

Democrats will transfer complete control of the 114th U.S. Congress next year after Republicans added the Senate to its existing House majority on Election Day, Nov. 4. Colorado shifted from deep purple to slightly red, electing Republican U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner over incumbent Democrat Mark Udall with 49.4 percent of the vote, according to the Associated… Continue Reading Democrats lose Senate, Congress

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Today is final day to vote

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Today is final day to vote

Today is Election Day and the last opportunity to vote. Ballots must be dropped at a polling location by 7 p.m. Ballots mailed today will not be counted. Polling locations follow: Main Office El Paso County Clerk’s Office 1675 W. Garden of the Gods Road, Suite 2202 Colorado Springs North Branch El Paso County Clerk’s Office 8830 N… Continue Reading Today is final day to vote

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Ent hosts holiday food drive

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Ent hosts holiday food drive

Ent Federal Credit Union is currently hosting its annual food drive. The financial institution’s 17th annual holiday food drive is designed to help local families in need, according to a news release from the company. Donors may drop off non-perishable food items and monetary donations at any of Ent’s 27 regional service centers now through… Continue Reading Ent hosts holiday food drive

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Attorney luncheon features Dick Celeste

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Attorney luncheon features Dick Celeste

The El Paso County Bar Association will host its November Bar Luncheon, featuring Dick Celeste, at the Pinery at the Hill, 775 W. Bijou St., Tuesday from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. The cost is $30, and the event offers one general continuing legal education credit. “The Bar Association is fortunate to have Dick Celeste speak to… Continue Reading Attorney luncheon features Dick Celeste

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RBA honors Murphy as Business Citizen of the Year

Chuck Murphy, who has had a major impact on the Colorado Springs economy as well as historical preservation in the area for a half-century, won an honor Saturday night that recognized his lifetime of efforts and achievements. Murphy was named Business Citizen of the Year for 2014 by the Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance, capping… Continue Reading RBA honors Murphy as Business Citizen of the Year

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Vein, vascular institute opens in Springs

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Vein, vascular institute opens in Springs

The American Vein and Vascular Institute, a network of vein diagnosis and treatment centers in Colorado and Texas, continues to expand its locations and employee base with the opening of its newest facility in Colorado Springs. The sixth facility opened today (Nov. 5) at 175 S. Union Blvd, Suite 200. Dr. Gordon Gibbs, AVVI chief medical executive,… Continue Reading Vein, vascular institute opens in Springs

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O’Neil Group plans ‘innovation district’ for downtown Springs

The Colorado Springs-based O’Neil Group Company bought the historic Homburg buildings with plans to create an “innovation district” in downtown Colorado Springs. Company executives announced their plans Friday morning to transform the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad Passenger Depot and surrounding buildings near the corner of Colorado and Pikes Peak avenues into what will be… Continue Reading O’Neil Group plans ‘innovation district’ for downtown Springs

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Thursday’s Breakfast with the Journal at the Mining Exchange Hotel delved into cyber security and threats posed by the Darknet, an anonymized network largely used by criminals to buy and sell nearly anything. Speakers were Douglas DePeppe, a cyber law attorney with the Colorado Springs-based intellectual property law group Aspire IP, and Jeff Beauprez, a… Continue Reading Breakfast with the Journal: Cyber security and threats posed by the Darknet

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