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Story prompts thoughts of Nazism

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Physiognomy, the “art of judging human character from facial features,” was founded as far back as the 14th century, and was practiced as late as the 18th and 19th centuries, believed to be an accurate method of detecting criminal tendencies. It was discredited in the 1830s as a pseudo-science, although it has continued to be… Continue Reading Story prompts thoughts of Nazism

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An item for your 2005 budgets

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I recently attended a luncheon at Penrose Hospital regarding the Critical Care Campaign. The meeting was hosted by Stan Kensinger of Olive Real Estate Group. The goal of the campaign is to raise $10 million. The total cost of the project is more than $60 million, the majority of which will be financed through the… Continue Reading An item for your 2005 budgets

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Dear Mr. Boyd, I am Carole Walker, Executive Director of the Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association, and it was with some concern that I read the article, Holistic Practitioners Losing Ground with Tort System, in the April 16, 2004 edition of the Colorado Springs Business Journal. As a representative of an industry that impacts everyone… Continue Reading Overuse, abuse problems with no-fault system

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Dear Editor:

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Every 90 minutes someone in the United States is diagnosed with ALS and, unfortunately, every 90 minutes someone in the United States dies from ALS. Commonly known as “Lou Gehrig’s disease”, ALS is a fatal neuromuscular disease that currently affects over 30,000 people living in the United States. 5,600 new cases of ALS will be… Continue Reading Dear Editor:

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Losing is always difficult. My latest defeat, however, was no ordinary loss. Despite the setback, I accomplished at least one major goal – open dialogue, honest discussion and passionate debate from both sides of the touchy and controversial affirmative-action issue. If you could have seen what transpired on the Senate floor last Friday, no matter… Continue Reading Affirmative action bill dies after much debate

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Letter to the Editor

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Legislation requiring the state to repay borrowed cash funds passed out of a Senate Committee on Wednesday, and we declare this a major victory for fiscal conservatives. With more than 600 bills introduced so far, we can’t write about every one of them, but SB 112 is so important we wanted to share it with… Continue Reading Letter to the Editor

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Developing space professionals

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We need space professionals in all services and agencies&to exploit space effectively in the interests of national security. Development of a space cadre is one of our top agenda items for national security space programs. – Peter B. Teets, Under Secretary of the Air Force This year, 2004, marks a milestone for the space and… Continue Reading Developing space professionals

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The Challenge has been issued

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Last week I was fortunate enough to have breakfast at the El Pomar Boys & Girls Club with a couple dozen folks from the business community and the military. The reason we were there was to kickoff the 2004 PeakCO All-Star Challenge. If you’re not quite familiar with the event, don’t worry, this is only… Continue Reading The Challenge has been issued

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Herman Trend Alert: Rolling Home

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Motor homes and travel trailers, described as “recreational vehicles,” are seen increasingly on the highways. A 7.8 percent increase in ownership in the past four years is indicative of significant growth anticipated in the years ahead. Research shows that nearly one in 12 vehicle-owning households in the United States now owns a recreational vehicle. An… Continue Reading Herman Trend Alert: Rolling Home

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SBA 2003-2004 Economic Growth Tour

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This is an exciting time for America. In the second half of 2003, our economy grew at a 6.1 percent annual rate – the fastest 6-month growth rate in nearly 20 years. Productivity is growing rapidly, factory orders are up, and housing construction in 2003 was the strongest in 25 years. And the best news… Continue Reading SBA 2003-2004 Economic Growth Tour

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