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Flood of tech jobs could revitalize economy

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When the world’s largest computer-chip maker announced last month that it would shell out nearly $400 million to upgrade its Colorado Springs plant, technical workers may have breathed a collective sigh of relief-is that a light at the end of a very long tunnel? It could be, if spending at two microchip manufacturing companies indicates… Continue Reading Flood of tech jobs could revitalize economy

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The Colorado Attorney General’s Office has advised consumers to review credit account bills and statements carefully for fees and charges that appear to be unreasonable or excessive. The Uniform Consumer Credit Code is the state law that limits fees and charges that can be added to consumer credit transactions. The Attorney General’s Office, through the… Continue Reading Consumer Alert: Warning: excessive fees on consumer credit transactions (7426)

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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 2005 DATE OR TENTATIVE TOURNAMENT DATE NOW! Submit your 2005 tournament information, even… Continue Reading Golf Tournaments: Colorado Springs and southern Colorado

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Consumer Alert: Shady telemarketer gives

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The Council of Better Business Bureaus Inc. has issued a national alert to warn businesses about telemarketers posing as BBB employees. The callers generally claim to be phoning about a BBB complaint or to “update” BBB files. They attempt to solicit information that is not normally required in order to conduct business with or be… Continue Reading Consumer Alert: Shady telemarketer gives

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Wonnett's focus is making UCCS meaningful

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* Name: Robert Wonnett * Organization: University of Colorado at Colorado Springs * Position: Dean of Students * Hometown: Colorado Springs * How long have you lived in Colorado Springs: 25 years * Education: B.S., M.S. University of Colorado-Boulder; MPA University of Colorado at Denver; J.D. University of Denver and currently completing a Ph.D. in… Continue Reading Wonnett's focus is making UCCS meaningful

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People on the Move

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Lori Book, M.D., has joined Colorado Springs Health Partners P.C. She has completed a fellowship in endocrinology, metabolism and clinical nutrition as well as a combined residency in internal medicine and pediatrics. Patrick Bultema has been appointed CEO of XAware Inc. He most recently served as CEO of FrontRange Solutions. Joe Belzer has joined Re/Max… Continue Reading People on the Move

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A staff report Safety improvements have been completed to the Interstate 25/Woodmen Road interchange, but road work along the I-25 corridor in the Pikes Peak region is far from over, according to the Colorado Department of Transportation. The improvements at the Woodmen interchange cost $31 million and began in winter 2001 and were completed within… Continue Reading CDOT completes interchange reconstruction project

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People on the Move

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Pikes Peak Community College students Pete Courage, Jerome Limoge and Matt Najdzion won the gold medal in Automated Manufacturing Technology at the national Skills USA Vocational Industrial Clubs of America Championships. The competition requires students to take a concept from a rough engineering sketch to reality in eight hours. Donna M Skudlarek has joined the… Continue Reading People on the Move

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Local reports indicate economic recovery

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Good news from the office of Freddie Mac’s chief economist, Frank Nothaft, indicates a solid gain toward economic recovery. Freddie Mac economists listed payroll employment up by 248,000 during May, which added to the creation of 947,000 jobs from March through May. Construction employment was up 37,000 in May, and manufacturing employment was up by… Continue Reading Local reports indicate economic recovery

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Out of the home, into the office

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When someone works from home, the biggest barrier to expanding a business often is finding a quiet, affordable office space. But moving a home-based business into an office isn’t for everyone. “For one thing, you want to have something close, so you’re not spending all your time commuting,” said Larry Stimpert, a business professor at… Continue Reading Out of the home, into the office

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