If Air Force airplanes and helicopters were people, they’d be a large Baby Boomer generation growing older. The human gray hairs and wrinkles would be fissures, tiny cracks and corrosion. It is the job of an Air Force Academy lab and its engineers to ensure the Baby Boomer generation of airplanes and helicopters won’t have […]
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“SuperFreakonomics (Illustrated Edition)” by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner, Wm. Morrow, $40, 304 pages Your budget is connected to your income. The income’s connected to a sales goal. The sales goal’s connected to the economy. The economy’s connected to consumer spending. And consumer spending’s connected to the ankle bone. Flow-charts, studies, old songs, […]
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Accurate Consultants Inc., an engineering and surveying firm, has expanded its operations and has entered the Colorado Springs market.<p>The firm has recently purchased Benchmark Surveying Associates' Colorado Springs location and will operate under the name of Accurate Consultants Inc.<p>The address will be 3405 N. El Paso, Suite 104.<p>Tom Cave,...
A Colorado Springs defense contractor whose firm lost a government job lost his million-dollar North End home to foreclosure last year. A real estate developer who borrowed on his Broadmoor home to finance new projects ended up in the same boat. And the owner of a Penhurst Park Estates home lost his income and his […]
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Don't discount Manitou on account of its free-spirited reputation. It’s a thriving retail center with heavy traffic and a lot of appeal
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No budding entrepreneur wants to go down in flames over a misunderstanding of the tax code. But, it happens, local experts say. CPA Etienne Hardre, owner of Next Exit Advisors, watched a startup company go bankrupt because its owner made a fatal payroll tax mistake when it classified workers as independent contractors instead of employees. […]
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One of Colorado's largest law firms wanted to make its centennial observation especially meaningful, and after deliberation, it decided to hand over $100,000 to nonprofit organizations, but with a personal touch. Every Rothgerber Johnshon and Lyons LLP was given $500 to give to their favorite nonprofit organization, and the firm...
Colorado Springs economic development leaders know when to fold ’em. In the case of the Professional Bull Riders, it’s the when to hold ’em that becomes a little more problematic. The PBR – and the organization’s 80 jobs – has decided to head south, where economic leaders in Pueblo are building them a $7.7 million […]
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On the Horizon

UCCS club hosting U.N. International Banquet The Model U.N. Club at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs is hosting The United Nations International Banquet from 6 to 9 p.m. March 28 at the Warehouse Restaurant. The event will include world cuisine, a lecture and a silent auction. Ticket...
You can’t accuse Phil Anschutz of thinking small. Sometime next year, construction will start on two renewable energy megaprojects, with a total estimated cost of $9 billion. Anschutz-owned companies have been planning the projects since 2006. Estimated completion date: 2019. That’s typical of Anschutz deals. As a man with long experience in the oil and […]
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The last place you expect to find classic regional Italian cuisine is at an airport — particularly in a restaurant celebrating the 15th century artist Leonardo da Vinci, who gave the world the “Mona Lisa” and “The Last Supper.” But entrepreneurial chef Stefano Colaiacomo has taken a carefully considered culinary flier and has opened Stefano’s da Vinci Ristorante (www.stefanosdavinci.com) at Daugherty’s Sky Harbor, an executive jet complex that is a minute away from Long Beach (Calif.) Airport, which looks like a film set from the 1930s.
UBS announced Wednesday that a rogue trader lost $2 billion in a new blow to the Swiss investment bank. British officials have arrested the trader, which brings new questions about oversight inside large, multi-national banks. Read more at The New York Times.
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