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To err is [delete] [delete] divine

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My husband and I often have the same discussion while watching the NFL; he feels that we should replace all players with robots to prevent injuries. After the disastrous missed field goal in the Ravens/Patriots game last Sunday, it seems like a decent idea –a robot may have been able to make that kick. (Go… Continue Reading To err is [delete] [delete] divine

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People on the Move – February 3, 2012

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Energy Resource Center — a nonprofit that helps low income people with energy conservation services, health and safety repairs, and energy conservation education — announced its new board of directors. Cat Eli was appointed board chairperson. She is recently retired from her former position with the Better Business Bureau. David Groe, Colorado State Bank and… Continue Reading People on the Move – February 3, 2012

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On the Horizon – February 3, 2012

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Feb. 3 and Feb. 6 Annual supply swap The City of Colorado Springs is cleaning out supply closets and trying to find items a second home, either in another city work group or with a local non-profit. Local businesses are invited to join the city’s efforts and donate any unwanted but usable office items from… Continue Reading On the Horizon – February 3, 2012

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Stressed borrowers ought to be given the opportunity to pursue loan modification remedies before the lender forecloses on their home. That is the heart of Colorado Senate Bill 71, proposed by Sen. Angela Giron, D-Pueblo. Under her legislation, lenders would need to work with a borrower “to effectuate a cure for default rather than move… Continue Reading Banks would foot the bill to buy homeowners more time

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When will the housing depression end?

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Depression — no other word fits for what has happened to the housing industry in this country for the past six years. The big question: Is this housing depression finally coming to an end? The U.S. Census Bureau released the latest data on housing starts and building permits in the middle of January. Compared to… Continue Reading When will the housing depression end?

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Shouldn’t public servants face questioning?

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When I wanted to write about City of Colorado Springs’ police budget, former police chief Richard Myers refused to talk to me unless Steve Cox, who was the city’s chief of staff at the time, were present. I thought this would be a waste of taxpayer money, and wrote about the department’s budget without Myers’… Continue Reading Shouldn’t public servants face questioning?

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Effective leaders reach four generations

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As you look out on the landscape of those that you lead, what do you see? Can you identify with the characteristics, attitudes, values, and beliefs that are present amongst all these “different” people? Is there a core group that look, walk, talk, and act just like you; and are there two or three other… Continue Reading Effective leaders reach four generations

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UCH eyes challenges Memorial will pose

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It takes more than just doctors and patients to build a successful hospital system … Continue Reading UCH eyes challenges Memorial will pose

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Next month, local manufacturers plan to ask the city to eliminate its 2.5 percent use-tax on equipment. Continue Reading Manufacturers banding together to end city’s use tax

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Shannon and Rich Schur are fast talkin,’ number-crunchin’ auctioneers who can sell items at bullet speed. Together they run Schur Success Auction & Appraisal in Colorado Springs and have sold everything from cars and commercial property to cases of stolen Spam seized by police. To the inexperienced ear, bid calling sounds a little like child’s… Continue Reading Schur Auctions: Selling faster than a speeding bullet

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