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Amy Long’s voice is calm and hopeful. In the tourism game, she understands the ebb and flow of the market better than anyone. She’s the vice president of marketing and membership at the Colorado Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau. After the Waldo Canyon fire took a turn toward Colorado Springs on June 26, she was… Continue Reading Springs marketing its way out of fire’s economic effects

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People on the Move – September 21, 2012

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Melissa Grier has been promoted to assistant vice president of member service for the Southern Colorado Mountain Region at Security Service Federal Credit Union. She will oversee all member service activities in Southern Colorado, including cash operations, new accounts, lending and staff development. Grier is a former president of the Top Class Chapter of Toastmaster… Continue Reading People on the Move – September 21, 2012

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Kudos! – September 21, 2012

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Castle Rock mom wins fall wardrobe from Belldini Genevive Johnson, a single mom of two and cancer survivor from Castle Rock, won a complete fall wardrobe from Belldini, a Los Angeles based women’s apparel line. Johnson was chosen after her mom submitted an entry into the company’s sweepstakes contest. Johnson asked if she could share… Continue Reading Kudos! – September 21, 2012

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On the Horizon – September 21, 2012

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Sept. 25 Minding Your Business Learn how to research starting or growing a business. This class, from 8:30 to 10 a.m. at Penrose Library, covers print sources, electronic databases and websites to help find information on industry, competition, vendors, financials and more. Sept. 26 Ready Rating luncheon The American Red Cross hosts a Ready Rating… Continue Reading On the Horizon – September 21, 2012

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Some charities struggle to reach expectations

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With Colorado Springs charities, it seems to be feast or famine these days. Continue Reading Some charities struggle to reach expectations

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Gym helps new boxers fight their way to success

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Old School Boxing 212 E. Platte Ave. Opened: 2008 Owner: Terry Buterbaugh Employees: 2 Few people get to turn their passion into a business, but Terry Buterbaugh has done it — two times over. Buterbaugh is a 32-year-old professional boxer, and four years ago he opened a gym to teach other people what he knows.… Continue Reading Gym helps new boxers fight their way to success

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As real estate investment heats up and the El Paso County Public Trustee’s foreclosure auctions overflow with anxious bidders, ethics have become a bigger issue. Those closest to the action say there are regular stories of investors breaking into houses to check them out before the sale, trashing houses after lien holders redeem them, banks… Continue Reading Burglary? Investors seize houses before they officially own them

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Framing the campaign for Obama and Romney

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Having listened to both national conventions in consecutive weeks, you’d think these two characters, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, were demons from a bygone era. Not only are they probably nice people you’d like to have dinner with, they probably don’t mean most of what they say, and don’t say what they really mean. We… Continue Reading Framing the campaign for Obama and Romney

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Springs has a different image now

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Recently, on a quick driving trip into the mountains, we made a conscious decision to inject Colorado Springs into every conversation with strangers, just to see what the reaction would be. It’s usually worth the effort anyway, even without an ulterior motive. But this time the intent was simply to gauge whether the response would… Continue Reading Springs has a different image now

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Regarding Amendment 64 on the November ballot, the arguments for passing a constitutional amendment that would forever alter the state’s fabric have significant holes that the public must understand. First, we continue to hear that marijuana is not addictive. This argument is often combined with the term “harmless.” But the quality of marijuana has changed… Continue Reading 64: It’s not the answer

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