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Online education a plus for employers

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Gordon Stein was one of the first high-tech wizards to develop an online continuing education program for a business or professional organization. In 1998, he introduced Continuing Education Online Inc. (www.proceo.com), which began as an online infection-control education program targeted to health care professionals. Stein lives in Brooklyn, N.Y., and developed the infection-control program when… Continue Reading Online education a plus for employers

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Apartment market drawing buyers again

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Despite a continued soft apartment market, the two largest apartment sales in the history of Colorado Springs were closed in June. The sale of Champions of Norwood Apartments closed June 2 for $36 million. The sale of Grand River Canyon Apartments closed on June 30 for $34 million. Ron Spraggins, president of Commonwealth, and his… Continue Reading Apartment market drawing buyers again

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The best way to judge an institution of higher learning might be to ask the students who attend. And if you ask the cadets at the Air Force Academy, their educational experience is on of the best in the nation. The Air Force Academy is ranked 18th in Overall Academic Experience, according to the Princeton… Continue Reading AFA ranks 18th of 357 colleges by the Princeton Review

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture will transfer administrative responsibilities for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) from the Farm Service Agency (FSA) to the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), effective October 1. Activities affected by this transfer include allocating and maintaining EQIP funds, determining producer eligibility, recording and maintaining the electronic contract database, processing and… Continue Reading USDA transfers environmental program responsibitiies

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Jordaan active in legal, tech communities

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* Name: Hendrik Jordaan * Organization: Holme Roberts & Owen LLP (HRO) * Position: Partner * Hometown: Klerksdorp, South Africa * How long have you lived in Colorado Springs: Seven years * Education: Bachelor of Science (Southern Methodist University), Juris Doctor (Southern Methodist University) * A few words about your company: HRO is a Denver-based… Continue Reading Jordaan active in legal, tech communities

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Attention Golf Committee Tournament Chairmen and Coordinators: to list your tournament access http://www.SeniorFriendlyGolf.com, complete the list request at the bottom of the tournament list, and submit by email which will be forwarded to the Colorado Springs Business Journal for weekly publication LIST YOUR 2005 DATE OR TENTATIVE TOURNAMENT NOW! Submit your 2005 tournament information, even… Continue Reading Golf Tournaments: Colorado Springs and southern Colorado

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The Fourth International Congress on Monoclonal Antibodies in Cancer is scheduled to take place in the Springs next month. As part of the meetings, Genmab A/S will present new HuMax-CD4 Phase II data about the duration of patients. Genmab, which is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, and has operations in Utrecht, The Netherlands, and Princeton, N.J.,… Continue Reading Data from lymphoma study to be presented at cancer congress

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As gasoline prices rise to near $2 a gallon in some areas, consumers are wondering what they can do to improve their gas mileage. Although there are practical steps you can take to increase gas mileage, the Better Business Bureau warns consumers to be wary of gas-saving claims that empty your wallet instead of saving… Continue Reading Rising gas prices encourage gas-saving scammers

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Denver- AARP ElderWatch and the Office of the Colorado Attorney General want to warn seniors about bogus telephone offers for federal government grants. AARP ElderWatch has received calls from seniors who have been offered grants through the “federal grant information center.” In all cases the caller begins by explaining that as a tax payer the… Continue Reading Federal government grant scam targeting seniors

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People on the Move

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Kelly Miller has obtained her Graduate Realtors Institute designation. She is a broker associate with Rusinak Real Estate. Dee H. Grimes, MBA, has been accepted into a Health Care Policy Fellowship offered by the NY Institute of Technology, the NY College of Osteopathic Medicine and the Ohio University of Osteopathic Medicine. She is executive director… Continue Reading People on the Move

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