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Consumer Report: All that glitters isn't gold

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They say diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but a recent scam leaves consumers holding a “diamond” that’s worth about as much as a lump of coal. The scam involves a traveling auction that made its way through Colorado Springs in July. The auction was advertised in a local paper and took place at the… Continue Reading Consumer Report: All that glitters isn't gold

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This is a scam that may make you think twice about the legitimacy of an employment offer before you accept it. Recently a number of people in southern Colorado responded to an ad in a local paper advertising for an office manager. Upon responding to the ad they were quickly hired, but just as quickly… Continue Reading Consumer Alert: Job Posting for office manager bilks thousands from respondents

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Seminar insures golf tournament success

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For golf tournament planners scheduling their events for spring, time is growing short. According to Doug Wert, director of the Professional Golf Management Program at The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs it takes nine to 12 months to put on a successful golf tournament. In line with planning ahead, he also says that the… Continue Reading Seminar insures golf tournament success

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People on the Move

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Donald R. Logan has received the The Titan Award from the Precast, Prestressed Concrete Institute. He is president of Stresscon Corp. Jerry Cobb has joined Re/Max Properties Inc. He previously worked for 21 years in sales and sales management in the print, broadcast and beverage industries. Timothy Hoganson has joined BiggsKofford & Co. P.C.’s certified… Continue Reading People on the Move

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Raintree: Health care caught in a perfect storm

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* Name: Shawn Raintree * Organization: Kaiser Permanente * Position: Executive director * Hometown: My family moved a great deal when I was growing up. I spent the most time in Wheaton, Ill., and here in Colorado – I was an undergraduate at the Air Force Academy and got my graduate degree at the University… Continue Reading Raintree: Health care caught in a perfect storm

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Paving the road to a downtown convention center

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As the battle lines are drawn about whether Colorado Springs needs a downtown convention center, the Downtown Partnership is backing a proposal to build a facility with more than simply vocal support. Board members of the organization voted unanimously Nov. 16 to approve a special assessment for members of the Business Improvement District to help… Continue Reading Paving the road to a downtown convention center

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Long lines. Weary postal workers. Rushed customers. No more. The U.S. Postal Service has created customer convenience along with cost savings through new services aimed at busy Americans and harried business owners. The innovative postal products are especially beneficial for housebound seniors and moms who don’t want to cart their children to the post office,… Continue Reading U.S. Postal Service goes from high maintenance to high tech

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The challenges faced from globalization

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Dave Anderson from the Colorado Springs Manufacturing Task Force opened the Mayor’s International Forum on Nov. 16 with a presentation about globalization and its affects on the local economy. Anderson reiterated the Catch 22 syndrome associated with globalization. While the low cost of offshore production rewards the consumer with lower prices, outsourcing production overseas compromises… Continue Reading The challenges faced from globalization

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Space Rendezvous bringing leaders to Colorado

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More than 200 space business professionals are expected attend the first Colorado Space Rendezvous on Dec. 8 at the Colorado History Museum in Denver. Lt. Gov. Jane Norton will open the event, which is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. “As Colorado’s delegate to the Aerospace States Association and chair of the Colorado Space… Continue Reading Space Rendezvous bringing leaders to Colorado

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Hazardous toys continue to be sold in stores across the country, according to a nationwide survey released by the Colorado Public Interest Research Group (CoPIRG). In 2003, more than 200,000 people sought treatment in hospital emergency rooms for toy-related injuries; more than a third of those injured were under 5. Eleven children under 15 died… Continue Reading Consumer Alert: Group alerts shoppers to hidden toy hazards

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