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Colorado Springs startup aims to be No. 2

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Colorado Springs startup aims to be No. 2

“Global domination.” Or at least close, said hot sauce and marinade entrepreneur Patrick Tolbert of his fledgling company’s mission statement. “We want to be the No. 2 hot sauce in the world,” he explained, conceding to Tabasco’s monster market share. “Everybody says they want to be the best. We’ll take No. 2.” Tolbert, with his… Continue Reading Colorado Springs startup aims to be No. 2

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Prep for cyber emergency beforehand

A businesswoman agreed to give $100,000 to a computer hacker if the hacker was able to access the business’ critical, personal financial data within 90 days. That’s how confident the businesswoman and her IT department were that their firewall and security systems would keep the hacker at bay. So she signed the $100,000 contract. Fast… Continue Reading Prep for cyber emergency beforehand

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PPCC plotting aggressive strategies

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PPCC plotting aggressive strategies

Pikes Peak Community College has several plans in the works to educate people, ranging from teaching graphic arts to raising chickens to helping veterans after their service in the field. Later this month, PPCC President Lance Bolton will testify before the Capital Development Committee at the Colorado Legislature, requesting state funding for a proposed project… Continue Reading PPCC plotting aggressive strategies

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Economy up, college enrollments down

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Economy up, college enrollments down

Higher education enrollment rates in the U.S. continued to trend downward for the third consecutive year in fall 2014, according to recent reports, and experts are pointing to an improved economy as the culprit. A report published last month by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center illustrated the nuances of the estimated 1.3 percent decline… Continue Reading Economy up, college enrollments down

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Sports management all business at UCCS

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Sports management all business at UCCS

Taryn Duncan credits her love of sports to a childhood filled with opening days at Coors Field with her dad. She would go on to play prep softball and, while it was the team at UCCS that caught the Littleton native’s attention, it was the school’s sports management program that earned her devotion. Duncan, 24,… Continue Reading Sports management all business at UCCS

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SAGE aims for Grade A service, results

SAGE Affordable Tutoring owner Phillip Hutcherson and his wife, Frances, were the first in their families to go to college. Hutcherson was only the second generation in his family to graduate high school. Growing up poor in Texas and New Mexico was his motivation to escape his condition, and education would be his means.  … Continue Reading SAGE aims for Grade A service, results

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Vice chancellor chats UCCS, baseball, fire

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Vice chancellor chats UCCS, baseball, fire

Martin Wood’s office at UCCS is filled with photos of his family — his wife Pam and their daughters Michelle and Megan — and baseball memorabilia. In addition to his duties as senior vice chancellor for university advancement and development, as well as chief operating officer, the Kansas native teaches a class using baseball as… Continue Reading Vice chancellor chats UCCS, baseball, fire

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Rutledge’s adding to The Broadmoor

The oldest clothing retailer in downtown Colorado Springs has plans to open a second location at The Broadmoor this spring, according to its owner. Rutledge’s, a clothier with a 48-year history on Tejon Street, will replace the Broadmoor Haberdashery this April with its own brand of class, according to owner Jerry Rutledge. Though an official… Continue Reading Rutledge’s adding to The Broadmoor

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Let the water wars begin

“From 1950 through 2013, water use in the Colorado Springs area increased from about 11,000 ac-ft/yr to a 5-year average of approximately 82,000 ac-ft/yr. This is a 750 percent increase; over the same time population increased 960 percent.” — Colorado Springs Utilities, Integrated Water Resource Plan What will the city’s population be 73 years hence,… Continue Reading Let the water wars begin

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BRP: small manufacturer but with grand ambitions

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BRP: small manufacturer but with grand ambitions

Jim Rios started his business out of a backpack in Southern California in 1994. What began as a way to earn extra money to support his motorcycle racing hobby continues to put food on his table 20 years later. Rios moved from the West Coast to Colorado Springs in late 2008, and now Billet Racing… Continue Reading BRP: small manufacturer but with grand ambitions

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