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Corny Cravings opens on Powers Blvd.

Corny Cravings is the new business now occupying a storefront at 2872 N. Powers in the Safeway Marketplace East. Rhonda Luker and Daniel Romano opened their business Aug. 10. The business offers gourmet popcorn, glazed nuts, candy and gift baskets. “Our focus is to celebrated the events in your life,” Luker said, “in addition to… Continue Reading Corny Cravings opens on Powers Blvd.

Colorado casinos&#039 revenue down

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Revenues at Colorado casinos experienced their annual fall swoon in November. Casinos statewide generated $49.5 million in adjusted gross proceeds (AGP) in November, down from $54.3 in October but up 4.9 percent from $47.2 million in November 1999. AGP is the amount wagered less payouts from casinos. Cripple Creek&#039s 19 casinos captured $9.5 million in… Continue Reading Colorado casinos&#039 revenue down

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AH&MA and BMI finalize agreement

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After nearly two years of intensive negotiations, the American Hotel & Motel Association (AH&MA) approved a renewal of a copyright license with BMI. The license establishes BMI’s rate coincident with the Consumer Price Index (CPI) increase, provides a discount to AH&MA members, and clearly carves out grant rights. The agreement set new rates for the… Continue Reading AH&MA and BMI finalize agreement

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Merrick & Co. relocates local office

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Merrick & Co. relocated its Colorado Springs office to a larger facility this past May. The focus of this office is civil engineering, land development and municipal projects, and GIS/mapping services. It will be hosting an open house on Monday, Sept. 25, from 3 p.m.-7 p.m. at 7222 Commerce Center Dr., Ste. 120. Call 303-260-8874.

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First-day enrollment at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs brought the largest and best-qualified freshman class in the university’s history. There were 751 freshmen on campus after the first day of classes, a 1.3 percent — or nine student — increase from last year. In addition to a large number of freshmen, this year’s… Continue Reading CU — The Springs enrolls record freshman class

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The Rocky Mountain Chapter of the American Concrete Institute selected the Interstate 25 noise barrier for an Award of Excellence in the “Unique Use of Concrete/Masonry” category. Wilson & Co. Engineers & Architects designed and built the barrier for the Colorado Department of Transportation along the 2.5-mile stretch of highway between Bijou and Fillmore streets.… Continue Reading Wilson & Co. design captures ACI award

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S&P assigns A+ rating to CHFA

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Standard & Poors assigned an issuer credit rating of A+ to the Colorado Housing and Finance Authority after a review of CHFA’s performance and financial condition. The rating is based on CHFA’s strong management, earnings, adequate equity position, good financial and asset management and low general obligation debt exposure. In citing the strength of CHFA’s… Continue Reading S&P assigns A+ rating to CHFA

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Care & Share received a three-year, $150,000 grant from the El Pomar Foundation in support of general operating expenses. This makes the third consecutive three-year operating grant awarded to Care & Share by the foundation. The grant, which will be dispersed in $50,000 increments, will be used to cover operating expenses such as employee salaries,… Continue Reading Care & Share receives three-year grant

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Local B&B receives three diamonds

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The Black Forest Bed &amp; Breakfast was awarded a three-diamond rating from the Automobile Association of America and will appear in the April 2000 Tour Book. Only three other B &amp; Bs in Colorado hold a higher ranking than the Black Forest B&amp;B. For more information, visit <A HREF="http://www.blackforestbb.com">www.blackforestbb.com</A>.

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B&amp;amp;B tour sets fund-raising record

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The 5th annual Old Colorado City Holiday Bed &amp; Breakfast Tour raised $4,200 for the Old Colorado City Historical Society. More than 450 people participated in the Dec. 5 tour, which was sponsored by the Westside Innkeepers Association and its eight member inns. The money generated by the tour will be used to help fund… Continue Reading B&amp;amp;B tour sets fund-raising record

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