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The Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriters, and insurance trade organization, will hold its annual convention Aug. 29 through Sept. 1 in Denver. For the first time, CPCU will open its conference registration to non-society members. “The society must venture outside its comfort level and embrace the future by expanding its base of potential participants,” CPCU… Continue Reading CPCU insurance industry conference now open to non-members

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Colorado Springs’ code enforcement department is proposing to charge all rental property owners $1 per housing unit to pay for a registration program that will track property ownership.  The department will gather public comment during two meetings scheduled for 6 p.m. July 14 at the Falcon Division Community Room, 7850 Goddard St. and 6 p.m. July… Continue Reading City mulls charging landlords $1-per-unit fee

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Peak Vista Community Health Centers has received an additional $1.8 million from the capital investment program from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The health center has also recieved two other grants from the stimulus package: one for $776,173 to add new staff and increase patients and the other for $1.3 million to provide part… Continue Reading Peak Vista receives third helping of stimulus money

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Web retailers generally don’t have to charge sales taxes in states where they lack a store or some other physical presence, but a number of states aching under the weight of the recession are seeking a way around that rule. Because companies like Amazon.com Inc. get help drumming up sales from online affiliates – people… Continue Reading States crafting ways to gain tax revenue from Web sales

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Vice mayor’s plan would shift majority of city revenue from sales taxes to property taxes Vice Mayor Larry Small wants to restructure the way the city levies and collects taxes, shifting the burden from an all-too-often see-sawing sales tax to a more stable property tax. The essence of the proposal is simple: Small calls for… Continue Reading Small floats 600% mill levy increase

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For many people in the Pikes Peak region, the poor economy has hit a little too close to home. Laid Off Camp-COS – a free seminar, job fair and networking event for the unemployed – is scheduled from 2 to 6 p.m., July 16 at 1160 Lake Plaza Drive. The event is open to job-seekers,… Continue Reading Local Laid Off Camp an opportunity for job seekers

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Retail food prices at the supermarket are down about 2 percent from the first quarter of 2009, marking the third consecutive quarter of declining prices. An informal survey by the American Farm Bureau estimated the cost of 16 food items used to prepare a meal was $46.29, down $1.12 from the first quarter of 2009.… Continue Reading Food prices drop for third consecutive quarter

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Military spending vital to Springs economy

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Despite continued worries about the economy, one thing is certain — the economic impact of the military is vital to the well-being of the Pikes Peak region.

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Providers say plan won’t fix underlying problems that plague health care system Health care reform legislation has centered around the “public option” — government sponsored insurance — and insurance companies are lining up in opposition. The proposal has a $1.4 trillion price tag, and would create a government insurance program to compete with private insurance… Continue Reading Providers hold no hope for health care legislation

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Those few extra pounds you’ve been meaning to lose? Think again. They might be unsightly, but they could add to your longevity. That’s according to a 12-year study that will be published in Obesity, an online health journal. Underweight people and those who are extremely obese are at increased risk of dying, but carrying a… Continue Reading Don’t sweat the bulge, you might live longer

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