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Iran, nukes to be topic of World Affairs Council event

The Colorado Springs World Affairs Council will open 2014 with a discussion about Iran, the nuclear issue and other Middle East diplomatic relationships. Speaking at the Jan. 13 event at the Broadmoor will be Ambassador Thomas R. Pickering and Dr. Jim Walsh. Pickering holds the rank of career ambassador, the highest in the United States… Continue Reading Iran, nukes to be topic of World Affairs Council event

TechWise CEO places focus on Middle East

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TechWise CEO places  focus on Middle East

The leader of Springs-based defense contractor TechWise plans to move her family and a large portion of her executive staff overseas to focus on the global arm of her business. TechWise President and CEO Shawnee Huckstep said that she will be moving in late August to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, with her husband, Chief… Continue Reading TechWise CEO places focus on Middle East

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Robert Meehan has been appointed president of Bryan International LLC, a subsidiary company of Bryan Construction Inc. He will lead a team in the Middle East working on multimillion construction projects for the Colorado Springs-based firm. In June 2011, Bryan Construction was named with a group of 13 other contractors as among those that could… Continue Reading Bryan Construction forms international subsidiary, names president

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Oil jumps to above $89 as Libya protests spread

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Oil prices jumped by over $3 a barrel on Monday amid investor concerns that violent protests spreading in Libya could disrupt crude supplies from the OPEC nation. By early afternoon in Europe, benchmark crude for March delivery was up $3.10 to $89.30 a barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The contract… Continue Reading Oil jumps to above $89 as Libya protests spread

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