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The Cadet Area at the U. S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs has been designated a National Historic Landmark, the federal government’s highest official recognition of nationally significant properties. The Cadet Area is Colorado’s 18th landmark among the nation’s more than 2,300 designations and was recognized for its significant contributions to America’s military and… Continue Reading USAFA Cadet Area designated National Historic Landmark

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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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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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* 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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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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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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