Dish Network acquiring Blockbuster for $228M

Dish Network Corp. said today that it won the auction for Blockbuster Inc. with a bid valued at $228 million in cash. As of Tuesday,...

SBDC to host inaugural cybersecurity summit this week

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The Colorado SBDC Cyber Security Summit for Small Business will be held Friday, Oct. 26, with a full day of workshops, two keynote speakers,...

Open house to be hosted by Penrose-St. Francis Health Services

Clinical and nursing professionals eager to apply their skills this season have an opportunity to attend the upcoming Float Pool Open House, hosted by...

El Paso County’s top foreclosures

Following are the most expensive foreclosures greater than $200,000 that sold at the El Paso County Public Trustee’s foreclosure auction on Wednesday, Feb. 22....

U.S. foreclosures hit all-time high

Home foreclosures jumped to an all-time high during the third quarter. A quarterly report released today from The Mortgage Bankers Association said that the percentage of mortgages nationwide jumped to a record high of 0.78 percent during the July-to-September period, beating the previous high mark of 0.65 percent from the second quarter. The delinquency rate […]
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BBB begins online bid request service

The Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado launched an online method to connect businesses with customers in need of items or services. It’s called E-Quote...

Bill proposes fee to lure movie industry to Colo.

Colorado lawmakers will hear testimony on a proposal to add a 10-cent fee to movie tickets sold in the state to build an incentive...

Local groups hope to reignite buy-local passion

Buy locally — that’s what could move Colorado Springs out of the recession, create more jobs and a stronger tax base. That’s what local groups pushing buy local campaigns believe. Sandia Advertising in Colorado Springs has launched its own “buy local” effort and is seeking to push the movement further. “It’s isn’t just about buying […]
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Phil Anschutz buying The Broadmoor

Denver financier Phil Anschutz is buying the historic Broadmoor hotel. “That is huge for us,” said Allison Scott, Broadmoor spokeswoman. Broadmoor President and CEO Steve Bartolin will remain in place and no other changes are planned to the management or staff. Bartolin met with management and then all employees this morning to break the news. […]
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Bill to help local producers signed into law

Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill this week that will support local, small-scale growers and producers by creating alternative methods for them to sell homemade goods. The legislation will allow growers to sell products directly to consumers, by exempting home kitchens from certain health inspections that are generally applied to large retailers. Home kitchens willb […]
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State work force ‘stretched to the limit’

Colorado has the leanest government in the Rocky Mountain region. A report shows that the state has the fewest employees in the region, and that...

Immigration courtrooms silent during ICE review

In a trial of a politically divisive program, U.S. prosecutors in Denver and Baltimore are reviewing thousands of deportation cases to determine which illegal immigrants might stay in the country — perhaps indefinitely — so officials can reduce an overwhelming backlog by focusing mainly on detainees with criminal backgrounds or who are deemed threats to […]
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