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The fiscal cliff is looming larger, and the country actually might endure a series of draconian cuts and tax increases — something that was never supposed to happen. When Congress passed a law in August 2011 requiring $1.2 trillion in across-the-board cuts — half from the Department of Defense — it was supposed to serve… Continue Reading Fiscal cliff cuts start with defense but could go deeper

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Delight Gluten-Free Magazine named Coquette Bistro and Bakery’s brunch among the five best gluten free brunches in the country. But that’s just the icing on an already rich cake for the Manitou Springs eatery. From possible national product deals to second locations and growing statewide and national notoriety, the restaurant seems to be on a… Continue Reading Manitou’s Coquette hopes to expand into downtown

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The owner of downtown club Gasoline Alley plans to renovate it and add a grill with a walk-up window that will be open lunch through late night. The remodel, planned to be finished by next summer, would move the stage away from the front of the club and put a casual restaurant with a walk-up… Continue Reading Guadagnoli to add grill, walk-up window to Gasoline Alley

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City Attorney Chris Melcher knew he might have to defend a no-solicitation ordinance in court, but he was surprised by how swiftly the American Civil Liberties Union filed its lawsuit. “I understand it was just two hours after the City Council voted,” Melcher said. On Nov. 27, Colorado Springs City Council approved a no-solicitation ordinance… Continue Reading City responds to ACLU’s no-solicitation law suit

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When local music engineer John Stewart sat at his computer to re-master a classic mash-up album, he had no idea his late-night project would strike a worldwide chord. The 25-year-old Stewart was listening to one of his favorite albums, “The Grey Album” — the 2004 Danger Mouse mash-up album that combined vocals from Jay-Z’s “The… Continue Reading Forbes gives nod to remake of Jay-Z, Beatles’ mash-up ‘Grey Album’

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Colorado took an unprecedented stance in the November election, legalizing recreational use of marijuana. City leaders still are working through many unanswered questions before the amendment goes into effect. “At this point, there are still more questions than answers,” said City Attorney Chris Melcher, who will discuss options for regulations inside city limits at the… Continue Reading News analysis: City trying to sort out Amendment 64 issues

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Shop specializes in guns for women

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Just before 10 a.m. Tuesday morning, minutes before the store actually opens, there’s already a line at Tri-Lakes Shooters Supply in Monument. One guy wants advice about the gun to carry for his job as an armored-car driver. A soldier needs his rifle repaired. A third customer is looking for Christmas ideas for his wife.… Continue Reading Shop specializes in guns for women

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You have an office — or a restaurant, a retail store, a hotel or a hospital. You design it, build it and get ready to open the doors — but wait a minute. The place looks dreary and bare. You need something to liven it up, make it pop, engage the eye and delight your… Continue Reading Original or not, art adds to local business scene

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Why an $8/month web host costs you thousands

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It happened twice this week — corporate websites that I was working with (not ones I manage or host, mind you) were hacked into and disabled, seemingly at random. Was it random? I think not. Invariably, when I look into the hosting packages for these sites, they are hosted on shared “low cost” servers. You… Continue Reading Why an $8/month web host costs you thousands

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Buy business equipment now for tax write-offs

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With all the “Bah, humbug” talk of the so-called fiscal cliff and worry over whether tax increases will be coming in 2013, some small-business owners may have forgotten about a tax deduction provision that could help with this year’s tax bill. Known as Section 179 Deduction in the tax code, it’s not sexy and has… Continue Reading Buy business equipment now for tax write-offs

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