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December 22, 2009
 
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In the magazine

Who owns Colorado: progress and futility
Remember when the landscape from U.S. 36 from Denver to Boulder was where the fruited plain met the purple mountains majesty? It was one of the most beautiful interurban roads in the nation. By David Behr

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A travel agent’s take on the big, blue DIA mustang
A longtime customer called me recently to say they were not very happy with my very vocal opinion of the DIA Horse. The Western States Art Federation invited me to their offices to discuss the issue. By Robert Polk

Supercharge your estate plan
The current economic crisis has created an ideal opportunity to transfer assets to heirs. The combination of discounted assets and low interest rates can supercharge any estate plan. By Kami Pomerantz

Top three credit-card questions for small businesses
Small business owners must evaluate a myriad of items to help identify the best partner for their credit-card needs. Here are some key considerations -- and three questions to address them. By Eric Craine

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Find out more about Night with a Futurist: Next-Generation Nuclear Power - An Unusual Solution for Unusual Times moderated by ColoradoBiz Editor Mike Cote on Jan. 4. And check out ColoradoBiz's other sponsored events and community events or submit your own event.

ATTENTION FAMILY BUSINESS OWNERS

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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ColoradoBiz Update

Mapping – and apping – the world
ColoradoBizManaging Editor Mike Taylor talks to Ian Isaacs of Intermap Technologies about the fun new uses for its reconfigured maps of the world.

 

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ColoradoBiz Podcasts

Colorado State University’s Engines and Energy Conversion Laboratory, part 1 Founder Bryan Willson talks about the CSU lab's emphasis on research that has direct real-world applications.

THE ASSOCIATION FOR CORPORATE GROWTH

ColoradoBiz UpdateLearn more about the 2010 Rocky Mountain Corporate Growth Conference -- Managing Beyond the Recovery: New Realities, New Rules, New Values. And read the latest ACG news here and web exclusives here.

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