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Details make a difference in office courtesy

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Ever forget to say good morning to coworkers? Ever forget to turn off a cell phone during a meeting? Most businesspeople have been guilty of such seemingly minor offenses, but taking a moment or two each day to say something nice, compliment a colleague or lend a hand can make a world of difference. Forty… Continue Reading Details make a difference in office courtesy

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Patel sees strengths in community's diversity

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* Name: Jay Patel * Organization: Jayson, Inc. * Hometown: Harare, Zimbabwe * How long have you lived in Colorado Springs: I’ve lived here for 26 years. I came to Colorado Springs and decided to get into business for myself. v Education: I studied accounting and I transferred to Indiana State University from overseas. v… Continue Reading Patel sees strengths in community's diversity

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First Springs manufacturing workshop a success

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Manufacturing is America’s core industry. No one can argue its weight, especially now as the country observes the plight of at-risk Americans as the health care community scrambles to provide flu vaccines. The scarcity of flu vaccines is a manufacturing question – an issue related to manufacturing, said Bill Canis, the executive director of the… Continue Reading First Springs manufacturing workshop a success

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Colorado Springs Teen Court Inc. celebrated “A Decade of Second Chances” on Oct. 19 with a breakfast at the Antlers Hilton. The organization was founded in 1994 and has served more than 2,000 juveniles, ages 11-18, and their families. The program provides an alternative to the regular Municipal Court sentencing for first-time misdemeanor offenders. Sentencing… Continue Reading Teen Court: A Decade of Second Chances annual breakfast

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Economic impact of CC exceeds $100 million

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Colorado College students and faculty shell out a lot of cash for pizza. They also spend a great deal on other goods and services. According to a study conducted by two CC economists, the school contributes about $110 million to the local economy each year in expenditures by students, staff, visitors, retirees and conference guests.… Continue Reading Economic impact of CC exceeds $100 million

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Bells won’t be ringing in front of Albertson’s and Target this year. Both companies have nixed the Salvation Army holiday red kettle program, which means an 18-to-20 percent loss of revenue for the local organization, said Tim Leigh, Salvation Army advisory board member. “The kettle campaign is our biggest fundraiser of the year,” he said.… Continue Reading Salvation Army red kettles get ousted from area retailers

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Rocky Mountain pride, triple-distilled

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Shaken or stirred, Colorado Premium Vodka is making its way into drinks around the state. The vodka, which hit restaurants and liquor store shelves during the summer, is produced by Colorado Spirits Corp. and is now in its second round of production. “It’s going so well that we’ve had to speed up our production,” said… Continue Reading Rocky Mountain pride, triple-distilled

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Architect much more than just a designer

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* Name: Morey Bean, AIA * Organization: Colorado Architecture Partnership LLP * Position: Founding Partner * Hometown: Colorado Springs * How long have you lived in Colorado Springs: A native of 52 years. * Education: Bachelor of Environmental Design, CU Boulder Master of Architecture, Ohio State University * A few words about your company: The… Continue Reading Architect much more than just a designer

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Wage survey results released

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The Mountain States Employers Council has released the results of its Wage Projection Survey for 2005. Overall, things are looking good for workers in the Pikes Peak region. According to the survey results, projected wage increases will average 3.3 percent, up from a projected 3 percent for 2004. “Typically when there’s an anticipation of wage… Continue Reading Wage survey results released

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Celebrate Technology: Rising Star

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Configuresoft sells security, solutions Alex Goldstein said he admires Mike O’Dell. O’Dell, the vice president of research and development at UUNET Technologies Inc., a national-scale IP network operator, is also known as a UNIX luminary. O’Dell has been an Internet pioneer of sorts since 1980, when he worked on ARPAnet-the precursor to the Internet-at the… Continue Reading Celebrate Technology: Rising Star

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