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Outstanding Colorado women sought

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Nominations for the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame class of 2010 are being accepted through Aug. 26. The class of inductees is selected by an independent panel of community members from across Colorado who review the nominations. The 2010 inductees will be announced during November. The 2010 Induction Gala is scheduled for March 18, 2010, at the Denver Marriott… Continue Reading Outstanding Colorado women sought

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One hundred years ago, insurance probably was one of the last things business owners thought about. But technology, litigation and the Internet have permanently changed the cultural and business landscape of America, not to mention the world. And insurance has evolved. “Insurance mimics society — it’s ever-changing, based on the way people do business,” said… Continue Reading Business and personal insurance: Don’t leave home without it

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To invest or not to invest?

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Commercial real estate has begun to spin through its own recessionary spiral.
As a result, a new category – distressed commercial real estate – has become an increasingly attractive commodity to some investors. Continue Reading To invest or not to invest?

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Oda Roozeboom has come a long way since she grew up in the Philippines. She is now the vice president of professional services at Memorial Health System. Despite their poverty, Roozeboom’s parents provided for their children and taught them not to be defined by their circumstances. When she left the Philippines, she landed a job… Continue Reading Roozeboom helping Memorial to do more with less

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Forbes ranks AFA seventh best in nation

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As cadets begin their fall semester today, they do so at the No. 7 undergraduate institution in the nation, according to Forbes. Forbes released its second annual America’s Best Colleges rankings yesterday. The rankings are compiled by Forbes and the Center for College Affordability and Productivity, which evaluated 600 undergrad colleges.  The rankings are based… Continue Reading Forbes ranks AFA seventh best in nation

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Intermittent lane closures on Woodmen Road

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Drivers should be aware of intermittent lane closures, on westbound Woodmen Road between McLaughlin and Meridian Roads, from today through Aug. 21.  Construction crews are adding an additional storm drain to improve drainage in the westbound Woodmen turn-lanes to southbound Meridian Road.  The lane closures will alternate to allow the storm drain to be installed from the… Continue Reading Intermittent lane closures on Woodmen Road

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Rabid skunks reported in county

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Rabid skunks have been found in El Paso County for the first time in nearly 40 years. Three rabid skunks have been reported in northern El Paso County so far this summer. Kandi Buckland, director of the El Paso County Department of Health and Environment, said that the health department has been tracking the number of… Continue Reading Rabid skunks reported in county

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Personal income growth fell sharply from 2007 to 2008 in 322 of the nation’s 366 metropolitan statistical areas, including Colorado Springs.  The Bureau of Economic Analysis says growth increased in 42 MSAs and was unchanged in two. On average, MSA personal income grew 3.3 percent during 2008, down from 6 percent during 2007. Personal income growth in the Colorado… Continue Reading Income growth slows locally, nationally

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NEW YORK (AP) – Shoppers, worried about job security and finding fewer options among the sales bins, remained tight-fisted during July, resulting in sluggish sales for many merchants and raising concern about the back-to-school shopping season’s health. As merchants reported their sales figures today, mall-based chains continue to be hit hardest as consumers focus on necessities.… Continue Reading Sluggish July sales show tight-fisted consumers

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Air Force families weren’t the only beneficiaries of this week’s opening of 31 new homes on Peterson Air Force Base. About $27.1 million of a budgeted $49.3 million has been paid to local construction tradesmen and suppliers.  From painters and drywallers to landscaping companies, house cleaners and finish carpenters, hundreds of Pikes Peak region workers have been on the job since last year. The housing project is… Continue Reading Airmen not only beneficiaries of Peterson housing

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