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For many years, visitors to downtown’s historic City Auditorium were treated to a dismal sight. All they had to do was look up at the arena ceiling, pockmarked with dozens of holes in the tiles, and further desecrated by pieces of material hanging like dingy banners. That material, stuffing made from horse hair, likely was… Continue Reading Who will pay the tab for City Auditorium restoration?

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Domestic partners face unique challenges in their retirement planning, including steep upfront costs to create retirement income options that come more easily for married couples. Continue Reading Advisers help domestic partners plan for retirement

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Retired manufacturer Barry Baum could find himself up to his eyeballs in tax receipts this summer. This month, he plans to ask city officials if he can pore over a year’s worth of equipment tax bills from businesses across the city. There could be thousands. Baum is on a mission to find out just how… Continue Reading Waiving use tax will mean diving into city’s receipts

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Ah, the misunderstood role of the project manager. These poor souls live at the intersection between clients, management and the company’s implementation team. They take heat from all sides and are constantly torn between who is making the better point on any given day about the projects they run. But they have a surprisingly strategic… Continue Reading Don’t downplay project management’s value

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On the Horizon – June 15, 2012

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June 16 Government to Business Outreach Businesses have the opportunity to meet the Colorado Springs area DoD Small Business Specialists from 8:30 a.m. to noon at Colorado Technical University, 4435 N. Chestnut Street, room 252. SBSs will provide briefings on their organization’s contracting needs and the other agencies will pass on information on their programs. The… Continue Reading On the Horizon – June 15, 2012

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People on the Move – June 15, 2012

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Rich Lucas was promoted to program manager at Infinity Systems Engineering, which was recently awarded an $8.2 million contract with the U.S. Air Force and through the 4th Space Operations Squadron System Engineering Services contract. He will oversee the contract execution. The Infinity team will provide Milstar/Advanced Extremely High Frequency strategic communications support services, tactical… Continue Reading People on the Move – June 15, 2012

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Kudos! – June 15, 2012

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Girl Scouts win grant for local programs Girl Scouts of Colorado received $2,500 from USAA Foundation for support of programs in El Paso County. The grant will help Girl Scouts of Colorado deliver leadership programs to nearly 3,400 girls and 1,200 adult volunteers in El Paso County, many from military families. Funding from the USAA… Continue Reading Kudos! – June 15, 2012

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Later this month the Colorado Springs Urban Renewal Authority will vote on a complex incentives package for a proposed data center in southeast Colorado Springs. If built, the project will include up to 10 buildings totaling 800,000 square feet. Aggregate private investment: nearly $1 billion. Projected power requirements: 100 megawatts. Political impact: The project depends… Continue Reading Keeping Drake could be essential to data center plans

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For the past week, we’ve listened as all sides have talked about what to do with the city’s windfall that would come from the negotiated 40-year lease of Memorial Health System to the University of Colorado Health. Almost everyone has fixated on the money — starting with that $74 million up-front payment from UCH, then… Continue Reading Editorial: Another major reason to like Memorial-UCH lease deal

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When the first news came out of California to start the week, everyone who cares about the stability and future of Colorado Springs had to feel encouraged. After months, actually years, of uncertainty and rumors, The Gazette would have new ownership, and the city’s longtime daily newspaper could move forward again in a positive way.… Continue Reading Editorial: Gazette’s status remains cause for concern

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