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During a public meeting last week, the City of Colorado Springs narrowed its list of potential rapid-transit corridors from 22 to nine, with six major connecting systems. And although construction could begin within four years if funding is received from the U.S. Department of Transportation, those involved with the project say rapid transit is a… Continue Reading City narrows options for rapid-transit system

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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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People on the Move

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Edward A. Gleason has joined Rothgerber Johnson & Lyons LLP as special counsel. During the past 25 years he has represented individuals, businesses, associations and local governments. Daniel K. Davies of AbleLink Technologies Inc. has received the 2004 Leadership Award from the technology and media division of the Council for Exceptional Children. Jeffrey J. Holm… Continue Reading People on the Move

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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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Colorado gas prices drop

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Colorado’s statewide average for regular, self-serve, unleaded gasoline took a reprieve from its three days of record breaking prices last week to drop 1.5 cents to $1.83.8 per gallon, according to AAA Colorado. The spiraling climb of the nation’s average for regular, self-serve, unleaded gasoline also took a slight reprieve, down 0.1 cents per gallon… Continue Reading Colorado gas prices drop

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Overall spending increases with tax decreases

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Luxury consumers cut back, albeit slightly, on their spending during the first quarter of 2004, according to a report from Unity Marketing, a consulting firm that specializes in the spending practices of wealthy consumers. The wealthy were spending less based on an index of 100 in January, which dropped to 97.8 in March. The report… Continue Reading Overall spending increases with tax decreases

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The Best in Springs Business

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You’ve seen them before, but never like this. The Colorado Springs Business Journal is polling readers to determine the “Best in Springs Business.” Now if you’re thinking “everybody does this” or “I’ve seen this before” you’re a little right and a little wrong. “Best of” polls are fairly standard in the publishing industry. And Colorado… Continue Reading The Best in Springs Business

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