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Home given to injured Army vet

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Home given to injured Army vet

For the third time in 2014, U.S. Bank, in partnership with Freedom Alliance and Five Brothers, are set to donate a home to an injured U.S. Army veteran. Wednesday, Nov. 19, Sgt. Patrick McPherson and his family will be welcomed to their new, mortgage-free home at 5171 Fossil Butte Drive in Colorado Springs. McPherson was… Continue Reading Home given to injured Army vet

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Telecom Solutions grows, moves

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Telecom Solutions grows, moves

Telecom Solutions, Inc., a provider of technology based solutions for business based in Colorado Springs and Denver, relocated its offices to 4570 Hilton Parkway, Suite 106 off Garden of the Gods Road. Telecom President Ron Formanek said the new space was needed to accommodate the company’s ongoing growth. Telecom Solutions’ growth has come primarily from… Continue Reading Telecom Solutions grows, moves

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Transportation Improvement Program amendment increases Cimarron interchange budget

The Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments has approved an amendment to its Transportation Improvement Program, adding $20 million additional Regional Priority Project funds to the Interstate 25/Cimarron Interchange project budget. “These additional RPP funds were necessary to bridge the budget shortfall based on the current construction industry bidding environment affecting transportation projects across the… Continue Reading Transportation Improvement Program amendment increases Cimarron interchange budget

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Makepeace joins race to become mayor

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Makepeace joins race to become mayor

Mary Lou Makepeace announced that she will be running for the next mayor of Colorado Springs. Makepeace, who previously served six years as the city’s mayor, declared her candidacy to a crowd of more than 100 at the Gold Room Wednesday morning. “I’m in! … I have decided that I am somebody, and that I can… Continue Reading Makepeace joins race to become mayor

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Behavioral health event planned for Thursday

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Behavioral health event planned for Thursday

The League of Women Voters of El Paso County has scheduled a panel discussion on behavioral health Thursday, Nov. 13, featuring five speakers working in industries related to the topic. The event is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. at First Methodist Church at 420 N. Nevada Ave. It will be free, open to the public and… Continue Reading Behavioral health event planned for Thursday

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SBA loans at record level

Small business lending activity under the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 7(a) loan guaranty program set another national record in the last fiscal year, which ended Sept. 30. During that year, the agency approved 52,044 7(a) loans for $19.2 billion, an increase of 12 percent in the number of loans and 7.4 percent in dollar amount… Continue Reading SBA loans at record level

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Connect for Health Colorado starts pre-enrollment preview
 

Connect for Health Colorado has launched an updated enrollment site for individuals and families shopping for private health insurance in the upcoming open enrollment, which begins Saturday. The early opening provides a pre-enrollment preview for Coloradans obtaining coverage through Connect for Health Colorado, the state health insurance marketplace. More than 148,000 individuals have been covered… Continue Reading Connect for Health Colorado starts pre-enrollment preview
 

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IntelliTec ranked high for veterans

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IntelliTec ranked high for veterans

Military Times Magazine ranked IntelliTec Medical Institute (IMI) in the top 36 Best for Vets: Career and Technical Colleges 2015 rankings, recognizing IMI for its commitment to providing opportunities to America’s veterans. Located in Colorado Springs, IntelliTec Medical Institute offers intensified certificate programs in health care, in addition to associate degree programs. The organization comprising… Continue Reading IntelliTec ranked high for veterans

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Academy cadets to pledge against sexual assault

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Academy cadets to pledge against sexual assault

Air Force Academy cadets plan to participate in a pledge during the noon meal formation, Wednesday, Nov. 12, as part of a new initiative designed to change the culture regarding sexual assault prevention. The campaign titled, “It’s On Us” is a national awareness campaign designed create a movement across U.S. campuses to inspire cadets and… Continue Reading Academy cadets to pledge against sexual assault

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Osteopathic Foundation makes $156,000 in grants

Sixteen nonprofit organizations will receive grants from the Colorado Springs Osteopathic Foundation totaling $156,000 to provide transportation, meals, care, counseling, health education, prevention and advocacy for children and adults. The nonprofit organizations are: CASA – $50,000, the second year of a $50,000 per year three-year grant commitment; Cheyenne Village, $10,000; Community Partnership for Child Development,… Continue Reading Osteopathic Foundation makes $156,000 in grants

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