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Sky Sox baseball is all about the game — but it’s not the game you might expect. Sure, it’s America’s favorite pastime, rich with history of the iconic dugout, mound and diamond where minor-league players hustle toward a shot of getting called up to the big leagues. But it’s also a business game, an effort… Continue Reading Colorado Springs Sky Sox winning the business game

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Thousands of U.S. troops decide to stay in Colorado Springs when they leave the military, and the franchise industry sees that as a big opportunity. Continue Reading Franchising a natural fit for Springs’ military veterans

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Insurance companies will be watching the Supreme Court arguments about the Affordable Care Act closely next month, because it could mean they can get rid of some of the reforms they consider onerous. The Supreme Court will be ruling on the constitutionality of the health care reform act, popularly known as Obamacare. If the law… Continue Reading Insurance industry eyeing health reform turn-around

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In Colorado Springs, about 100 attorneys are working on a project that aims to provide legal access to people who in their wildest dreams could never afford to hire an attorney. Under the umbrella of the El Paso County Bar Association, a new nonprofit organization has formed, the Pikes Peak Pro Bono Project. And, “the… Continue Reading Attorneys’ program allows poor to approach the bench

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Stressed borrowers ought to be given the opportunity to pursue loan modification remedies before the lender forecloses on their home. That is the heart of Colorado Senate Bill 71, proposed by Sen. Angela Giron, D-Pueblo. Under her legislation, lenders would need to work with a borrower “to effectuate a cure for default rather than move… Continue Reading Banks would foot the bill to buy homeowners more time

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UCCS architecture reflects campus goals

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In the last decade, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs has evolved from a humble commuter school to a hilltop university… Continue Reading UCCS architecture reflects campus goals

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Stories of Enron and Bernie Madoff’s financial frauds and scheming grab headlines, but small businesses across the country are quietly being ripped off to the tune of millions every year … Continue Reading Forensic accountants are balance-sheet detectives

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Detective demand growing

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Financial detectives are the new crime fighters in a world where they are looking for patterns and weaknesses in the financial spreadsheets. Forensic accounting goes back to the days of Al Capone, a bootlegger and leader of many sorted illegal activities, brought down for tax evasion. Today, every forensic TV show has made their field,… Continue Reading Detective demand growing

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SDS still offering contracts

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The Southern Delivery System could mean big business for local contractors, even though major portions of work have already been promised to out-of-state firms. Continue Reading SDS still offering contracts

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The space industry is planning to make giant strides in commercial space travel, space exploration and satellite technology during 2012. Continue Reading Space industry to go where few men have gone before

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