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Salzman merges office with ERA Shields

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Harry Salzman sold real estate from the same 538 Garden of the Gods Road location for more than 30 years. Monday, Salzman merged his company with ERA Shields, 5475 Tech Center Drive. That day, his Realtor license officially transferred to ERA Shields. Later in the week, the former Salzman Real Estate headquarters building was to… Continue Reading Salzman merges office with ERA Shields

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Fraud damages economy, near and far

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Fraud damages economy, near and far

Beware, business owners and nonprofit boards: That employee or volunteer who always arrives early, stays late, works Saturdays and never takes vacations may be stealing money. Those red flags can signal embezzlement, said certified fraud examiner and CPA Bob Johnson, who has performed fraud examinations in Colorado Springs for more than 30 years. When asked… Continue Reading Fraud damages economy, near and far

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Neumann deal dogs Drake

In February 2008, The Gazette reported a possible technological breakthrough by a local company, Neumann Systems Group, that seemed to have limitless potential. According to the firm’s president Dave Neumann, the company’s proprietary technology could be used to remove both carbon dioxide and sulfur oxides from coal-fired power plant emissions. Moreover, he noted, the potential… Continue Reading Neumann deal dogs Drake

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Salzman merges with ERA Shields

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Salzman merges with ERA Shields

Harry Salzman sold real estate from the same 538 Garden of the Gods Road location for more than 30 years. Monday, Salzman merged his company with ERA Shields, 5475 Tech Center Drive. That day, his Realtor license officially transferred to ERA Shields. Later in the week, the former Salzman Real Estate headquarters building was to… Continue Reading Salzman merges with ERA Shields

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Drake: What’s the true cost?

“To understand where you’re going, it helps to understand where you’ve been.” That hoary cliché is particularly applicable when seeking to understand why Colorado Springs Utilities clings to the Martin Drake downtown coal-fired power plant. Exasperated Drake opponents have argued that the plant’s three generating units are old (dating from the 1960s and 1970s), accident-prone… Continue Reading Drake: What’s the true cost?

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Yes, government should help create jobs

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Here’s a profoundly irritating campaign trope, to which most of our council/mayor candidates seem to subscribe: “Governments don’t create jobs — companies, entrepreneurs and people create jobs. The role of government is to remove obstacles to business and stick to the basics — public safety, infrastructure and parks!” That sounds great on the campaign trail,… Continue Reading Yes, government should help create jobs

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Four months ago, when the Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance began looking for a new president and CEO, the group’s leaders promised a thorough search that would focus on finding the best candidate — preferably someone already in our midst. That, plus the RBA setting up a selection committee to come up with possible options,… Continue Reading Draper: Perfect fit for Regional Business Alliance

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Cybersecurity tips help small businesses

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Small businesses do everything in their power to keep their workplace from burning down in a fire. Most businesses probably have an emergency plan of escape just in case. But many small- to medium-sized businesses are overlooking a critical component in keeping their businesses secure — they are not protected or prepared for a non-physical,… Continue Reading Cybersecurity tips help small businesses

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Morals, treatments for cancer discussed

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Morals, treatments for cancer discussed

Cancer has no prejudice. Half of all American men will face cancer during their lives, and one-third of the women will as well. Cancer claims 600,000 lives annually in this country, and specialists estimate that by 2030, cancer will have struck 22 million persons worldwide, said Steve ErkenBrack, president and CEO of Rocky Mountain Health… Continue Reading Morals, treatments for cancer discussed

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Clinic’s laser means tattoos less permanent

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Clinic’s laser means tattoos less permanent

If the only thing you have to remember Spring Break ’98 is that tattoo of Yosemite Sam brandishing two bottles of tequila on your — ahem … Have hope! There’s a PicoSure in town. Those who didn’t just get the T-shirt aren’t alone — the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery reported 96,000 tattoo removal procedures… Continue Reading Clinic’s laser means tattoos less permanent

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