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Colorado College has received a $4 million grant to help fund the Cornerstone Arts Building, a 74,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art performing arts building that honors and reaffirms the college’s commitment to the arts. “The new arts building has been a dream of the college community for several years and represents a key piece of our vision for… Continue Reading CC awarded $4 million from Inasmuch foundation

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Colorado Springs Law Day Luncheon

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The El Paso County Bar Association presented several awards during its annual Law Day Luncheon on May 3 at the Antlers Adam’s Mark Hotel. This year’s theme was “To win Equality by Law” Brown v. Board of Education at 50. The Rev. Milton Proby of St. John’s Baptist Church received a Special Recognition Award. Students… Continue Reading Colorado Springs Law Day Luncheon

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Tourism businesses from around the state are offering “Hometown Discounts” to Colorado residents as a way to thank residents supporting the Colorado’s travel industry. The discounts will be offered during National Tourism Week, May 8-16. During that time, residents can visit any participating business and mention National Tourism Week to receive the discounts. Businesses from… Continue Reading Travel industry celebrated as part of Tourism Week

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An ancient science gets a fresh look

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Imagine choosing an employee or a spouse based on the size and shape of his or her nose or the distance between the person’s eyes. Judging people on the contour of their faces may not be the sole reason to make a decision about a relationship – personal or professional – but Naomi Tickle, author… Continue Reading An ancient science gets a fresh look

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* Name: Laura Neumann * Organization: Benchmark Hospitality at Cheyenne Mountain Resort * Position: Vice president and general manager * Hometown: St. Louis, MO * How long have you lived in Colorado Springs: Since March 7 * Education: My education is mostly hands-on experience working my way through the ranks. Although I have worked toward… Continue Reading Hard work, experinece pay off for Neumann

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For thousands of years, people across the world have observed Mother’s Day and its variations. Anna Jarvis is credited with starting the Mother’s Day tradition in the United States. Jarvis’ mother had wished for a global mothers’ day to honor and respect moms everywhere. After her mother died, Jarvis asked her minister to fulfill her… Continue Reading Mother's Day is big business for restaurants

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EDC gives out economic leadership awards

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The Greater Colorado Springs Economic Development Corp. presented is 2003 Economic Development Leadership Awards during a breakfast Wednesday at The Antlers Adam’s Mark hotel. Leadership Awards were given for: Community Economic Impact, Community Enhancement, Economic Impact, Outstanding Community Service, and Volunteer of the Year. The 2003 Community Economic Impact Award was presented to Progressive, the… Continue Reading EDC gives out economic leadership awards

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Monument Marketplace attracts big box stores

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“If you build it, they will come,” Iowa farmer, Ray Kinsella was promised in the movie, “Field of Dreams.” Like Kinsella, Rick Blevins of Vision Development decided to build a 650,000-square-foot retail center in Jackson Creek. And already 85,000 customers from surrounding neighborhoods are preparing to line up at the door – three years sooner… Continue Reading Monument Marketplace attracts big box stores

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The right time to choose to die

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On April 13, 1999, a Michigan jury convicted retired pathologist Dr. Jack Kevorkian of second-degree murder in the death of Thomas Youk, who suffered from Lou Gehrig’s disease. Kevorkian was sentenced to 10 to 25 years in prison, where he remains today, for actively assisting in Youk’s death. The debate regarding end-of-life choices has not… Continue Reading The right time to choose to die

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I-25 widening may uproot businesses

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The Colorado Department of Transportation is in the final stages of completing an environmental assessment of a proposal to widen Interstate 25. If approved, the improvements to the roadway could eventually cost $500 million. A forum was held last week to provide information about the proposal and to gather input from those who might be… Continue Reading I-25 widening may uproot businesses

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