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Chipotle drops hormone from menu

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Denver-based restaurant chain Chipotle Mexican Grill said this week that it will drop items from its menu containing the growth hormone rBGH by year’s end. The hormone is used to stimulate milk production in dairy cattle. Chipotle began serving sour cream free of the growth hormone last year. Over the past few months, the company… Continue Reading Chipotle drops hormone from menu

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More Colorado teens talk on cell phones and send text message while driving than teens from other states. About 66 percent of Colorado teens admitted to talking on the phone while driving compared to a national average of 51 percent, according to results of a AAA Colorado study released today. Nearly 51 percent of the… Continue Reading Colorado teen talking, texting while driving above national average

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Pay gap between black, white families widens

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The income gap between black and white families has grown as pay for black men has decreased while pay for white women has increased, according to results of three studies released today. The studies are part of the Economic Mobility Project and compared racial pay differences as well as whether children are typically make more… Continue Reading Pay gap between black, white families widens

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The $471 billion Defense Appropriations Act that outlines the budget for 2008 Pentagon programs was given final approval by Congress and is headed to President Bush’s desk for signature. As much as $224 million is earmarked for military programs in Colorado. The Pikes Peak region will see a $3.2 million upgrade to the Cheyenne Mountain… Continue Reading Congress approves $471 billion Defense Appropriations Act

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Loo named state’s outstanding philanthropist

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Colorado Springs’ own Kathy Loo is one of nine individuals and organizations that will be honored at the 2007 National Philanthropy Day in Colorado luncheon in Denver on Friday. Selected as this year’s Outstanding Philanthropist, one of Loo’s many contributions has been her service as co-chair of the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center capital campaign,… Continue Reading Loo named state’s outstanding philanthropist

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Take a Turkey to Work day this Friday

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Take a Turkey to Work day on Nov. 16 is part of Care and Share Food Bank’s campaign to collect enough food to feed 6,000 families this Thanksgiving. Turkeys “brought to work” can be dropped off between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. at three Wal-Mart locations, the 8th Street store at 707 South 8th St.,… Continue Reading Take a Turkey to Work day this Friday

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City seeking school, park fee committee members

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The City of Colorado Springs is seeking volunteers to serve on the School/Park Fee Advisory Committee. The committee meets several times a month September through November to review the School/Park Land-Dedication Ordinance and establish fees for parks. Ideal candidates would have experience in land development or design and development of recreational parks. Send resumes and… Continue Reading City seeking school, park fee committee members

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Commercial development outlook positive

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Strong industrial markets, rent gains and a growing interest in medical office buildings brought an upbeat perspective to the nation’s top commercial developers, despite concerns that the economy and property market fundamentals are losing steam. That’s according to the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties Vital Signs members’ survey. Doug Herzbrun, managing director of… Continue Reading Commercial development outlook positive

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Holiday hiring surge weak

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The holiday season usually means employment, even if only temporary, for a lot of American job seekers, but not as many are finding work this year. October typically marks the beginning of the holiday hiring surge, but less than 72,000 seasonal job seekers found new jobs during October – a rate that’s shaping up to… Continue Reading Holiday hiring surge weak

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If the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery is replaced, it will still be made from Colorado marble. The tomb has several cracks, which cemetery superintendent John Metzler said eventually will give the tomb a “shabby” appearance. The National Trust for Historic Preservation is aghast over the proposal to junk the Tomb of… Continue Reading Colorado marble to still be used for ‘Unknowns’

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