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Executive wheels: 2009 VW Jetta SportWagen TDI
Finally, America gets an economical, diesel engine, fun-to-drive, easy-to-park automobile. Too bad it's still so hard to find diesel fuel in this country.
By Jeff Rundles
Denver Young Professionals hits growth spurt
In the past year, the Denver Young Professionals has gone from averaging 100 to 200 people at events to attracting as many as 400; this Wednesday's event, starting at 6 p.m. at Katie Mullen's on the 16th Street Mall, should be no different. DYP now has 1,700 members and is growing every month.
By Jon Severson
Is your deposit covered?
Americans are saving more money -- and much of this cash is going straight into people's bank accounts, rather than into long-term investment instruments. In this environment, consumers are eager to ensure their money is protected -- and understanding the latest changes in FDIC insurance will help depositors do just that.
By Michele Falivene
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Tech startup of the month: Advanced Regenerative Therapies
Colorado State University experts cross-pollinated their expertise in tissue regeneration and equine orthopedics the create Advanced Regenerative Therapies. Stem cell therapies help horses with arthritis and other orthopedic conditions.
By Eric Peterson
ColoradoBiz managing editor Mike Taylor plans to plans to subsist entirely on his Denver backyard garden this August. Follow his journey, which includes interviewing local business owners for tips and tools. Watch his latest video about growing potatoes; read about it here.
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