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November 18, 2009
 
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In the magazine

CSDA winners by category: Commercial
1st place: Science and Engineering Building, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs campus -- a project that demonstrates a strong link to the education system, it’s an engineering building that is smartly engineered in every way.

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Be thankful – and stand out in a crowd
Don't forget about the real purpose of Thanksgiving: being thankful. It can pay off in more ways than you might imagine. By David Behr

The economy: a good news, bad news kind of thing
The October U.S. employment report was a mix of good news and bad news -- mostly bad. But there’s evidence to support the notion that U.S. economic growth has returned, By Jeff Thredgold

Wind farms: elegant or eyesore?
Those in favor of wind development extol the visual virtues of a horizon full of windmills as graceful sculptural symbols of a modern age of clean, renewable energy. By Editors of E/The Environmental Magazine

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Nominate your company for ColoradoBiz magazine’s annual ranking of the Top 50 Family-Owned Companies in Colorado that will run in the February issue. Companies must be based in Colorado and in the family for at least two generations or likely to be. Family members must be active in management of the company. Deadline for entry is Jan. 3, 2010. Go here to nominate your company online, or go here for a ballot you can fill out and mail in.

 


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Engines and energy at CSU: the lab with solutions
ColoradoBiz Editor Mike Cote visits CSU's Engines & Energy Conversion Lab to talk with Director Bryan Wilson about how they're turning discoveries into products that can impact people's lives.

 

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Hot Biz Deals

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  • Go buy the book! Stay at Denver’s historic Oxford Hotel for a discounted rate of $79 through the fall in support of this year’s One Book, One Denver program. The hotel will donate 20 percent of that rate to buy more copies of this year’s selection, To Kill a Mockingbird, which will be given to the Denver Public Library. To book the One Book, One Denver room rate at The Oxford Hotel, please phone (800) 228-5838, or visit www.theoxfordhotel.com. The special rate is valid for stays Friday-Sunday nights through Dec. 30, 2009, based on availability.
CSU Denver MBA Join BMA at the B2B Seen Party on Nov 19th, with "Top Chef" food, free beer and wine, plus an awesome silent auction to benefit Denver's food charities. All for $45 per person at Palazzo Verdi.