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BERLIN – International Olympic leaders have selected golf and rugby for proposed inclusion in the 2016 Summer Games, rejecting bids from baseball, softball and three other sports.The International Olympic Committee executive board narrowed the field to two sports Thursday from a list of seven, which also included squash, karate and roller sports. The board will… Continue Reading IOC backs golf, rugby for proposed Olympic inclusion

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Statistics don’t lie, but they do send different – even confusing – messages to different audiences. Ryan McMaken, spokesman for the Colorado Division of Housing, Department of Local Affairs said this week that El Paso County’s 30 percent spike in new foreclosure filings compared to last year was in stark contrast to a lower statewide increase… Continue Reading County foreclosure status: depends on whom you ask

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The city’s plan to collect delinquent stormwater fees by converting them into tax liens might be in trouble.

At this morning’s meeting of the Board of County Commissioners, former commissioner and TABOR author Douglas Bruce appeared before the commission and told them that, in his opinion, County Treasurer Sandra Damron does not have the authority to issue or collect such linens.

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As the health care reform debate rages, El Paso County Commissioners didn’t waste time adding their voices to the mounting din. The board unanimously passed a resolution urging Colorado’s congressional delegation to vote against House Bill 3200. The resolution suggests the “real solution” to the health care crisis is universal coverage, but only “within the… Continue Reading Commissioners vote against health reform

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The Vice Commander of Air Force Space Command,  Maj. Gen. Thomas Deppe, is retiring after 42 years of service. A ceremony is scheduled for 9 a.m. Aug. 14 at Peterson Air Force Base. Deppe said a friend convinced him to visit the recruiting office and sign on the dotted line. After spending 10 years as… Continue Reading Space Command’s Gen. Deppe retiring after 42 years of service

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  Five Air Force leaders were named as 2009 Space and Missle Pioneers during a special ceremony yesterday.   Dr. Benjamin Blasingame, Col. Vernon Hastings, Dr. F. Robert Naka, Col. Bradford Parkinson and Roger Easton were selected for the honor this year.   Blasingame was a pioneer in the development of the Air Force’s early… Continue Reading Five selected this year to be Space and Missile Pioneers

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WASHINGTON (AP) – Signs are growing that an economic recovery may finally be taking shape, but with dangers still lurking about, Federal Reserve policymakers are all but certain to leave a key interest rate at record lows to make sure any nascent turnaround gains traction.
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State Games called a “home run” for city

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The final athlete participation count hit a near-record 10,312 with competitors from 48 states coming to Colorado Springs for the third straight year.Opening ceremonies were held on July 30 at the Colorado Springs World Arena drew a sellout throng of 9,522 fans to see 2008 Olympic freestyle wrestling gold medalist and hometown hero Henry Cejudo… Continue Reading State Games called a “home run” for city

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City approves USOC deal

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At a brief and sparsely attended meeting this afternoon, City Council approved the new economic development agreement with the U.S. Olympic Committee and agreed to settle the lawsuit that LandCo Equity Partners filed against the city in federal court.
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Myers headlines Veteran’s Day luncheon

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Retired Air Force Gen. Richard B. Myers will speak at the Veteran’s Day Celebration Luncheon on Nov. 11 as part of the 2009 Symposium VII at The Broadmoor. As chairman of the Joints Chiefs of Staff, Myers responded to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. He served as the principal military advisor to the president, the… Continue Reading Myers headlines Veteran’s Day luncheon

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