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A number of businesses are moving away from the Bijou Street business corridor between Tejon Street and Cascade Avenue. The moves have been prompted by a number of factors, including a desire to be on Tejon, a chance to cash in on lower Tejon Street rental rates and a desire to get away from the… Continue Reading Business moves shake up Bijou business corridor

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Judge choices down to three

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The Fourth Judicial District has named three finalists to fill the judge position vacated by James Patterson, who is retiring June 30. The three nominees are Robin Lynn Chittum, Michael Flynn Feeney and Marla Prudek. Under the Colorado Constitution, the governor has 15 days from Tuesday, June 23 to appoint one of the nominees as… Continue Reading Judge choices down to three

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Fewer travelers this Fourth of July

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Auto club AAA says fewer people will be traveling this July Fourth holiday, even though gas is far cheaper this year and falling. AAA said Wednesday that it expects 37.1 million travelers to take a trip of 50 miles or more away from home this year, a decrease of 1.9 percent… Continue Reading Fewer travelers this Fourth of July

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BOSTON, MA – The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that parents can seek private tuition reimbursement for special needs children from school districts – even when the child never received special education services from the school district. The ruling in Forest Grove School Dist. v. T. A. on reimbursement rights under the Individuals with Disabilities Education… Continue Reading Supreme Court rules on tuition reimbursement, voting rights and drudge dumping

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Anne Castle, a Denver partner at law firm Holland & Hart LLP, has been confirmed as assistant secretary of the Interior for Water and Science. Castle will oversee water and science policy for the sprawling land-use agency, and will be responsible for the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and the U.S. Geological Survey. “Anne Castle has… Continue Reading Holland & Hart attorney takes cabinet position

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Vendor deadline for Green Fair July 13

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The deadline for the city’s 2009 Green Fair is July 13. Click here for an application for booth space, which costs $50. Applicants will be notified of their acceptance by July 21. Organizers are particularly interested in recycling, alternative transportation, green building and/or green education. Booth fees are due by July 31, 2009. For more information,… Continue Reading Vendor deadline for Green Fair July 13

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49th Annual Street Breakfast tomorrow

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The 49th annual street breakfast is scheduled from 5:30 to 9 a.m. tomorrow at the intersection of Pikes Peak Avenue and Tejon Steet. The breakfast of eggs, pancakes, coffee, milk and juice is prepared and served by Fort Carson soldiers. Breakfast tokens are $5 and may be purchased at the breakfast. Proceeds from the breakfast… Continue Reading 49th Annual Street Breakfast tomorrow

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  Gun maker Smith & Wesson reported a fourth-fiscal-quarter, net-sales increase of nearly 20 percent, a sales jump of about $99.5 million. That surpassed the net sales limit of $83.1 million for the same quarter last year. Consumers are snatching up handguns across the country at a record pace. Ammunition has been scarce in Colorado… Continue Reading Gun sales skyrocket as fear drives demand

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Colorado ranks sixth for brain health

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Colorado ranks sixth in the nation for “brain healthy” activities, according to the life’sDHA Index of Brain Health. The organization evaluated the 50 states and the District of Columbia based on 21 health indicators – diet, physical health, mental health and social well being. Colorado ranked behind the District of Columbia, Maryland, Washington, Vermont and… Continue Reading Colorado ranks sixth for brain health

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Kaiser to open Pueblo clinic

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Kaiser Permanente plans to open a medical office in the Parkwest Medical Complex in Pueblo. The offices will be the health plan’s first in the area and will house three primary care doctors. Kaiser will offer a complete pharmacy and basic lab and X-ray services. The three Kaiser physicians also will work with doctors from Pueblo… Continue Reading Kaiser to open Pueblo clinic

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