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Hopfest contest offers beer brewed with local hops

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Hopfest contest offers beer brewed with local hops

Local breweries. Local hops. What more could beer aficionados ask for? The Town of Monument and the Tri-Lakes Chamber of Commerce will co-host the first annual Bines & Brews Hopfest, from 1-5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20, at Limbach Park (corner of Second and Front streets), in downtown Monument. Funds from Bines & Brews will… Continue Reading Hopfest contest offers beer brewed with local hops

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Space Foundation costume ball to benefit STEM education

If space fantasy and science fiction is your thing, the Space Foundation’s costume ball will make your Halloween complete. The Third Annual Space and Science Fiction Costume Ball will take place from 7-11 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Space Foundation Discovery Center, 4425 Arrowswest Drive. Proceeds will benefit space-based science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM… Continue Reading Space Foundation costume ball to benefit STEM education

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Startup Weekend planned for Sept. 19-21

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Startup Weekend planned for Sept. 19-21

Entrepreneurship nonprofit UP Global will sponsor a Startup Weekend, where budding entrepreneurs are given 54 hours to progress from having business ideas to making presentations about the business. This particular weekend will begin Friday, Sept. 19 at 6 p.m. and culminate Sunday, Sept. 21 at 9 p.m. It will take place at Epicentral Coworking space… Continue Reading Startup Weekend planned for Sept. 19-21

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Report: ER visits spike due to Affordable Care Act

Hospitals in states choosing to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, including Colorado, reported sustained growth in Medicaid patient volumes during second-quarter 2014 — and three times the increase of emergency department visits than hospitals in non-expansion states in second-quarter 2014 compared to the same time last year, according to a new study from… Continue Reading Report: ER visits spike due to Affordable Care Act

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Incubator to host pitch clinic

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The Colorado Springs Technology Incubator will host an investor pitch clinic Sept. 24 at 7:30 a.m. at Urban Steam for people wanting to start businesses. The one-hour session will teach the basics of an investor pitch presentation, the components of a compelling investor pitch deck and what financial information should be included. Tips will be… Continue Reading Incubator to host pitch clinic

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UCCS breaks ground on expansion of recreation center

Leaders from the University of Colorado Colorado Springs broke ground Friday on the newest construction for the growing campus. This construction will be a $16.3 million expansion of the campus recreation and wellness center. Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak welcomed the large crowd and introduced them to the project – an additional 47,605 square feet to the… Continue Reading UCCS breaks ground on expansion of recreation center

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The Pikes Peak Workforce Investment Board hosted the inaugural State of the Workforce event Friday, Sept. 5, at the Pikes Peak Library District’s Library 21c. Dana Barton, director of business relations and employment development for the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, shared the center’s accomplishments for its recently-ended program year 2013. “The mission of the PPWFC… Continue Reading Pikes Peak Workforce Investment Board hosts inaugural State of the Workforce event

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TSA now uses imaging technology at Springs airport

The Transportation Security Administration Friday announced the deployment of a millimeter wave Advanced Imaging Technology unit at the Colorado Springs Airport. The machine is equipped with automated target recognition software designed to enhance privacy by eliminating passenger-specific images while improving throughput capabilities and streamlining the checkpoint screening process, according to a news release issued by the… Continue Reading TSA now uses imaging technology at Springs airport

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Quantum Financial releases July property transactions

Documents released Wednesday by Quantum Commercial Group Inc. disclosed July transaction information regarding three properties. The 104,439 square feet of office space at 5575 Tech Center Drive in Colorado Springs sold for $5.9 million. The listing Firm was NAI Highland & CIII and the cooperating firm was Quantum Financial Group. It was a foreclosure purchase.… Continue Reading Quantum Financial releases July property transactions

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Meadow Muffins closes after 30 years in OCC

Meadow Muffins, a bar and grill that has been a favorite among those visiting Old Colorado City for more than 30 years, apparently has closed its doors. A representative with Craddock Commercial Real Estate in Colorado Springs, which owns the property at 2432 W. Colorado Ave., confirmed that the business has closed. The restaurant was shuttered earlier… Continue Reading Meadow Muffins closes after 30 years in OCC

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