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A weekend in Detroit, a fresh look at CS

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Two weekends ago, several managers and I went to Detroit for the Alliance of Area Business Publications summer conference. After many of you got an automatic reply when you e-mailed me and voice-mail for three days, I thought I should share the information I gathered from this trip so that you know my absence was… Continue Reading A weekend in Detroit, a fresh look at CS

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Dear Editor: Re: column by Lorne Kramer 6-3-05 Mr. Kramer states that North Nevada improvements are planned in concert with property owners. This statement is extremely far from the truth. North Nevada owners and businesses are for a common sense approach to improvements for the area four lanes, a small median, sidewalks, roll back curbs,… Continue Reading Not everyone on N. Nevada happy about redevelopment

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Super Slab doesn't mean super lifestyle

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Dear Editor: As I read Lon Matejczyk’s editorial on the Super Slab (CSBJ June 17th) I couldn’t be sure if this was an article supporting the Super Slab or a tongue-in-cheek shot at the Super Slab. The editorial seems to play down the fact that farms and ranches will probably be condemned by a private… Continue Reading Super Slab doesn't mean super lifestyle

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Information hotline

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The Pikes Peak United Way celebrated the first anniversary of its 2-1-1 information service this week. The hotline was designed to assist residents who have questions about non-emergency health and social services resources. Before 2-1-1, those questions often were directed to the police department’s 9-1-1 emergency dispatch. Because of the new information service, law enforcement… Continue Reading Information hotline

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Debate in the media and in Congress recently has centered on the issue of “balance” in public broadcasting. Some allege public broadcasting has a liberal bias and should be punished for it, despite a recent study commissioned by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting that shows public broadcasting is perceived to be fair and balanced. Further,… Continue Reading PBS faces clear, present danger from threat to eliminate funding

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State's dynamic growth leads to change

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Editor’s note: In December, the University of Denver announced the formation of the Colorado Economic Futures Panel to analyze the state’s fiscal situation and provide a platform for informed discussion and possible solutions. Sixteen business and civic leaders from across the state comprise the panel, including Dick Celeste, president of Colorado College. This is part… Continue Reading State's dynamic growth leads to change

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Hold that (white) tiger

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Anne Marie Pacitto and one of her guests, Kristin McCollum, at last week’s White Tiger. Anne Marie Pacitto and Natalia Bettencourt have decided that there isn’t any reason why Colorado Springs can’t have its own trendy nightlife scene a la Denver, San Francisco, New York and Los Angeles. “We just wanted to try something new,”… Continue Reading Hold that (white) tiger

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Who subscribes to the CSBJ?

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We, and 56 other business journals, recently paid an arm and a leg to have Readex of Stillwater, Minn., perform an in-depth subscriber study. The national average response rate was 38 percent. It seems CSBJ subscribers are more loyal than subscribers in other markets; the CSBJ response rate was 44 percent. Some quick, interesting facts… Continue Reading Who subscribes to the CSBJ?

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Dear Editor, With all of the serious issues currently facing the world of business, I am astonished that you can waste an entire column on the narrow-minded and antiquated views of Ms. Morris. As a self proclaimed “anti-aging” expert, it is obvious by her statements that she is preoccupied by a person’s appearance and cares… Continue Reading Stop wasting space on things that don't matter

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Casual, trendy no way to go to the office

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Barbara Morris has a clear idea of how a man should look at the office: freshly showered, clean shaven and buttoned up in a suit, shirt and tie. “Guys who adopt unwashed disheveled trendiness cheat themselves. They miss the best opportunities in business and relationships,” she said. “Unfortunately, as in the story of the emperor… Continue Reading Casual, trendy no way to go to the office

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