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Investors view the environment as a major long-term investing opportunity, said a survey of investors released by Allianz Global Investors. Of the 1,003 investors surveyed, nearly half (49 percent) said that during the next 12 months they were likely to invest in a company or mutual fund looking to provide solutions for environmental problems; 17… Continue Reading Investors seek green companies

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Cimarron Street Bridge is still a work in progress, and now the public is invited to gaze upon its girders tomorrow as crews start a major milestone in the project.The public can view the placement of 48 concrete girders from the south end of America the Beautiful Park. The city has placed bleachers at the… Continue Reading Cimarron Bridge invites public to become girder gazers

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Executive Systems sells to Boulder company

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Executive Systems, Inc., a Colorado Springs-based executive suite, virtual office, conference center and live-answer receptionist provider since 1991 has been acquired by Office Evolution of Boulder. Mark Hemmeter, president of Office Evolution, said the acquisition expands his company’s presence along the Front Range to 14 sites. The three Colorado Springs locations owned until recently by… Continue Reading Executive Systems sells to Boulder company

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Consumer prices on the rise again

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The Associated Press Consumer prices rose by a bigger-than-expected amount in January, reflecting big increases in the cost of food and health care, the government reported Wednesday. The Labor Department said that its’ closely watched Consumer Price Index posted a gain of 0.4 percent last month, matching the December increase and was higher than economists… Continue Reading Consumer prices on the rise again

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Nonprofit to specialize in oil shale education

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A new nonprofit organization will advocate for the responsible development of oil shale in the United States. Headquartered in Glendale Springs, the National Oil Shale Association says its mission is to educate the public about the alternative oil source. The organization believes oil shale production – extracting oil from rocks in places like the Piceance… Continue Reading Nonprofit to specialize in oil shale education

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Flying Horse selected best clubhouse in Colorado

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After just three-and-a-half years in existence the 43,000-square-foot Club at Flying Horse topped the Colorado Avid Golfer list as “best clubhouse in the state.” Colorado Avid Golfer magazine named the Club at Flying Horse the best in the state. Selection criteria were not provided, but the magazine’s publishers did note that competition for first place… Continue Reading Flying Horse selected best clubhouse in Colorado

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IRS offers economic stimulus answers

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The Internal Revenue Service has released additional information about the economic stimulus payments on its Web site. The site gives answers for recipients of Social Security, Railroad Retirement benefits and certain veterans’ or survivors’ benefits. Millions of people in these groups who normally don’t file will need to file a 2007 tax return in order… Continue Reading IRS offers economic stimulus answers

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The Associated Press CLEVELAND_The nation’s foreclosure crisis has led to a painful irony for homeless people: On any given night they are outnumbered in some cities by vacant houses. Some street people are taking advantage of the opportunity by becoming squatters. Foreclosed homes often have an advantage over boarded-up and dilapidated houses abandoned because of… Continue Reading Vacant, foreclosed homes outnumbering homeless

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Sorry, Staples, no deal

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The Associated Press BOSTON_Corporate Express NV on Tuesday swiftly rejected an unsolicited buyout offer from Staples Inc., saying the office products supplier’s $3.67 billion bid was too low. Staples, the world’s largest office products supplier with more than 2,000 stores, disclosed Tuesday it had offered to pay a hefty premium in an all-cash bid for… Continue Reading Sorry, Staples, no deal

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Airbus seats to be manufactured in Springs

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Airplane manufacturer Airbus has chosen the Goodrich Corp. to provide cabin attendant seats for the A320 line of planes. The seats will be produced at Goodrich Interiors’ facility in Colorado Springs. The work is expected to generate $100 million in revenue to support new production aircraft, retrofit sales and spares during the life of the… Continue Reading Airbus seats to be manufactured in Springs

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