Marian House seeks donations

The Marian House Soup Kitchen, part of Catholic Charities, is asking for donations of beef, especially hamburger. The soup kitchen, which serves more than 600 meals a day to people who are the working poor, elderly, disabled and homeless, cannot get the meat through it’s normal supply chain. The soup kitchen is looking for professionally […]
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Defense Co. TechWise makes move downtown

Colorado Springs defense contractor TechWise is moving its headquarters to downtown Colorado Springs.
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Dollar rises on better U.S. economic growth

Better-than-expected economic growth and strong home sales in the U.S. are pushing the dollar higher against most major currencies. The Commerce Department said that the economy grew at a 1.7 percent annual rate in the April-June quarter. That’s better than its initial estimate of 1.5 percent. Separately, the National Association of Realtors said that its […]
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Webster University gets $10 million gift

St. Louis-based nonprofit Webster University, which has two campuses in Colorado Springs, has received a $10 million donation from former U.S. Ambassador George H....

Springs Rescue Mission needs turkeys

Hundreds of frozen turkeys are needed to complete food boxes to El Paso County families in need, including a few hundred military families at Fort Carson. Bob Hughes, chief programs officer at Springs Rescue Mission, said that turkey donations were coming in – but at a much slower rate. “We’re on deck to provide about […]
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Unemployment assistance available to Black Forest fire residents

  People who lost their jobs because of the Black Forest fire might be eligible for disaster unemployment assistance, a federal program that provides temporary financial assistance to workers. The benefits are available to people who have lost their jobs because of a disaster and do not qualify for regular unemployment benefits, according to a […]
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Foreclosure activity down

Foreclosure activity in Colorado is at its lowest since the housing bubble burst in August 2006, according to RealtyTrac.com, a leading online marketplace for real estate data. A total of 613,874 properties in the U.S. Have defalt notices in the first half of 2014, a 19 percent decrease from the previous six months and down […]
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Chamber/EDC becomes latest group to weigh in on CSU, Drake

The Colorado Springs Chamber/EDC has become the latest group to weigh in on the issues of decommissioning the Martin Drake Power Plant and the governance and ownership of the Colorado Springs Utilities. “They’re just the latest,” said Councilor Tim Leigh, who also sits on the Utilities board. “The RLF (Regional Leadership Forum) is interested in […]
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Survey to gauge desire for downtown apartments

DHN Planning & Development is conducting research to decide whether to move forward with downtown apartments. DHN owner Dasey Nicklasson began circulating a survey earlier this month asking whether people who work downtown might want to live there too. She is considering building an apartment project within five or six blocks of Pikes Peak Avenue and […]
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Accounting board changes asset rules

WASHINGTON (AP) - The board that sets U.S. accounting standards on Thursday gave companies more leeway when valuing assets and reporting losses, providing a...

Springs lags in Recession recovery

Colorado has more jobs than ever, but recovery from the Great Recession continues to elude some areas of the state, including Colorado Springs. Those are...

Denver Post may be for sale – will Anschutz bid?

National media including the New York Times reported Wednesday that Digital First Media, which owns multiple newspaper properties including the Denver Post, will shut...