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In every recession, there’s a bull market somewhere. In 2009, it’s for security-cleared professionals in the defense, aerospace and homeland security industries, according to ClearanceJobs.com. which has named its top 10 U.S. cities for such positions. Colorado Springs is one of 10 cities named as one of the country’s most active markets for defense-related hiring,… Continue Reading Springs again named to top 10 list for defense jobs

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Office Depot is offering free resume printing and faxing April 19 through May 30 at any of its 1,100 locations. Job hunters can print up to 25 single-sided pages of resumes, and fax to five domestic numbers, up to 25 pages total. Even before the offer, Office Depot representatives said rising unemployment rates have already… Continue Reading Office Depot offering free resume printing, faxing

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A plan to balance the state budget would cut 4.3 percent from the state’s Medicaid provider rates, which would cost doctors more than $57 million in Medicaid reimbursement. Some doctors say that’s a plan that unfairly targets the poor. The Colorado Hospital Association, Colorado Medical Society, Colorado Community Health Network and the American Academy of… Continue Reading Doctors at odds with budget plan that cuts Medicaid

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San Antonio-based Security Service Federal Credit Union has merged with Aurora Catholic Federal Credit Union. SSFCU has more than $5 billion in assets and 680,000 members and will gain $13.7 million in assets and about 2,200 members with the merger. The addition of the ACFCU branch at 2150 S. Peoria Street in Aurora brings the number… Continue Reading Security Service Credit Union merges with Aurora Credit Union

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The Gazette will launch a free, four-day-a-week newspaper on May 6 that will cover downtown Colorado Springs, Old Colorado City and Manitou Springs. The newspaper, called Ink, will publish Wednesday through Saturday and 10,000 copies will be distributed each day to newspaper racks and stores in the three areas, said Gazette Vice President of Marketing… Continue Reading Gazette will launch four-day-a-week newspaper

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UCCS part of mysterious donor ring

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During the past few weeks, at least nine universities, including the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, have received a total of $45 million in gifts from donors who took specific steps to assure their anonymity. Gifts to universities are almost never given by anonymous donors. Click here to read the story. Click here to subscribe… Continue Reading UCCS part of mysterious donor ring

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Morse elected majority leader

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DENVER- The Colorado Senate majority unanimously elected Sen. John Morse (D-Colorado Springs) Senate majority leader.

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Hobby Lobby assistant manager Adam Garcia said his employees are still in shock. Last week 8th Street store manager David Schafer returned from a meeting in Denver with unprecedented news: all hourly full-time employees would begin receiving a minimum wage of $10 per hour immediately. “While it doesn’t affect me directly, 19 of our 24… Continue Reading Hobby Lobby workers elated about across-the-board pay hikes

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WASHINGTON (AP) – A flurry of better-than-expected bank earnings reports this week, coupled with some tentatively encouraging economic data, suggest the economy and the financial system might not be quite as sick as many had believed. Or are they? Facing conflicting evidence, analysts are wrestling with whether the economy is making a fitful climb back… Continue Reading Bank earnings bringing economic hope to Americans?

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Denver Post reports on USOC building debacle

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The Denver Post is reporting today on a story Springs residents are all too familiar with – the fight to finish the U.S. Olympic Committee’s new headquarters building and keep the organization in town. Click here to read the story. Click here to subscribe to the CSBJ Daily e-mail and receive news updates in your inbox… Continue Reading Denver Post reports on USOC building debacle

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