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Violent crimes down 10 percent in Springs

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation says violent crimes are down 10 percent in Colorado Springs and that overall the state is seeing fewer violent crimes. Violent Crime Reports Jan – June 2007 Arvada 90 111 + 23.3 Aurora 927 860 – 7.2 Centennial 92 80 – 13.0 Colorado Springs 1,068 964 – 9.7 Denver 2,196… Continue Reading Violent crimes down 10 percent in Springs

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CEOs held on to jobs last year

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More CEOs apparently held on to their jobs last year than in 2006 – despite the subprime lending fallout. Chief executive departures fell 8.3 percent from 2006’s record levels, say analysts from Challenger Gray & Christmas. Last year, 1,356 chief executives were relieved of their duties, down from nearly 1,478 during 2006. Of the exits,… Continue Reading CEOs held on to jobs last year

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People are moving out of the Great Lakes region and into the southern and western United States. That’s according to findings from United Van Lines’ 2007 “migration” study that tracks where its customers moved from and to the most popular destinations. The South emerged as a top migration spot in 2007. The list was headed… Continue Reading Americans moving south, west

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Honeywell gets $389 M contract add on

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Honeywell Technology Solutions Inc. of Colorado Springs has received a $389 million add-on to an existing Air Force contract. This latest increase will allow the Air Force to pay for work on systems and maintenance engineering, network support integration, on-site and off-site depot level maintenance and software maintenance of the Air Force Satellite Control Network.

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The devil’s in the stock details

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A conservative Christian pastor says he’s launching a high-profile campaign to urge religious followers to buy up corporate stock in an attempt to stop mega-corporations from financing “ungodly ventures.” The Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports that the Rev. Ken Hutcherson of Antioch Bible Church in Washington is convincing followers to start buying shares of Microsoft and begin… Continue Reading The devil’s in the stock details

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China has boosted its steel output during the last three years through energy subsidies, said the Alliance for American Manufacturing. Total Chinese energy subsidies for steel reached $27.1 billion during the last seven years. Despite the country’s entry into the World Trade Organization – which deems subsidies on steel illegal – the subsides continued to… Continue Reading China using energy subsidies to boost steel production

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Construction, operation and maintenance of commercial real estate properties accounted for more than 10 percent of Colorado’s total economic output during 2007. Independent researchers commissioned by the Colorado chapter of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties or NAIOP-Colorado, found that the state’s commercial real estate sector generated $24.3 billion in direct and indirect… Continue Reading Commercial real estate investment tops $24 billion

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El Paso County will enter into a statewide network this year that will notify victims of crime about the status of their offenders 24 hours a day. The County Sheriff’s of Colorado will announce the launch of the program, called the Victim Information and Notification Everyday, or Colorado VINE, tomorrow during the organization’s annual conference.… Continue Reading El Paso County entering victim notification network

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Officials from The Salvation Army of Colorado Springs say they have reached their 2007 Red Kettle campaign goal of $550,000 – and they say they have the community’s volunteer efforts to thank for it. The Monument Hill Sertoma Club raised more than $36,000 in Monument, and Woodman Valley Church raised collected $20,000 through volunteering. Volunteer… Continue Reading Volunteers step up to help reach ‘red kettle’ goal

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The National Federation of Independent Business says their members aren’t feeling confident about the economy – and that small business owners in Colorado mirror the nationwide anxiety. Officials say their most recent survey shows that overall optimism about the economy is at its lowest level since 1993. The survey also asked Colorado small business owners… Continue Reading NFIB survey highlights small business attitudes

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