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State personal income growth slowed

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State personal income growth slowed

Average state personal income growth slowed to 2.6 percent in 2013 from 4.2 percent in 2012, according to estimates released Tuesday by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. State personal income growth ranged from 1.5 percent in West Virginia to 7.6 percent in North Dakota, with every state growing more slowly in 2013 than in… Continue Reading State personal income growth slowed

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tw telecom listed as trustworthy

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tw telecom, a publicly traded telecommunications services company with an office in Colorado Springs, was recently named one of the top 100 most trustworthy companies in the nation. The top 100 designation came from GMI Ratings, a group that grew from the financial collapse and scandals of Enron and WorldCom. At WorldCom, the former CEO… Continue Reading tw telecom listed as trustworthy

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Spice Island Grill, an authentic Jamaican eatery in downtown Colorado Springs, had raised $190 of its $5,000 goal Monday with one day remaining of its online campaign to reopen the restaurant. Spice Island owners Glenroy and Claudette Hutchinson set up the “Save the Spice” page on the crowd-funding site Plumfund.com last week aimed at raising… Continue Reading Spice Island closes, citing taxes, during crowd-funding campaign

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State staff to laud Springs Rescue Mission

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State staff to laud Springs Rescue Mission

The Governor’s Office of Community Partnerships, the Colorado Division of Housing and Gov. John Hickenlooper’s chief of staff will visit the Springs Rescue Mission Tuesday to highlight its replication of the governor’s ‘One Congregation-One Family’ model as the Family Mentor Alliance. Working with nine area churches and service providers, the Family Mentor Alliance has helped… Continue Reading State staff to laud Springs Rescue Mission

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After being diagnosed with fibromyalgia as a college student, Jacquie Mosher found herself focusing more on what she puts in her body. The New Hampshire native gained critical acclaim among friends and family for her healthy chocolate-making — organic, raw and additive-free — and decided to try her hand at doing something she holds dear.… Continue Reading By taking care of herself, Mosher develops her business

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Broadmoor to sponsor Hill Climb

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Broadmoor to sponsor Hill Climb

The Broadmoor signed a three-year agreement making it the title sponsor of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, the PPIHC announced Thursday. “It’s significant as well, since the founder of The Broadmoor, Spencer Penrose, created the first Pikes Peak Hill Climb in 1916, two years before he opened the hotel,” said a news release announcing… Continue Reading Broadmoor to sponsor Hill Climb

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Music school franchise to open in Springs

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Music school franchise to open in Springs

Bach to Rock, a music school franchise for students of all ages, announced it has signed a development agreement to open 10 schools in Denver, Boulder and Colorado Springs. The first will open in Fall 2014 in the Denver metro area. Franchisees Brian McGrath and Neil Fitzgerald, both of Denver, spent more than 20 years… Continue Reading Music school franchise to open in Springs

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Hall of fame honors Springs women

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Hall of fame honors Springs women

The Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame will induct 10 women Thursday night, three of them with significant ties to Colorado Springs. Judge Christine Arguello is the first Hispanic appointed to the federal district court. The late Elizabeth Wright Ingraham was an architect who promoted environmentally responsible design work. And the late Julia Archibald Holmes was… Continue Reading Hall of fame honors Springs women

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Go Code Colorado

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Epicentral Coworking, located in downtown Colorado Springs, is host to the newest entrepreneurial movement in the state. Colorado Springs was selected as one of five cities to host Go Code Colorado challenge weekends, March 21-23. Go Code Colorado is a statewide public apps challenge to bring government, business and tech communities together to make public… Continue Reading Go Code Colorado

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Real estate sales, lease deals noted

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Real estate sales, lease deals noted

NavPoint Real Estate Group brokered the sale of 830 Tenderfoot Road, Suite 210, a 3,327-square-foot dental office condominium in southwest Colorado Springs. John Witt and Matt Call of NavPoint represented the buyer, and Nicola Myers-Murty and Randy Miller of Sierra Commercial Real Estate represented the seller. In related news, Greg Phaneuf and Peter Scoville of… Continue Reading Real estate sales, lease deals noted

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