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   Today in ColoradoBiz Exclusives
What seems like a minor concession to close a sale often has serious consequences for a company. By Liz Wendling
Time for the GOP to vote its beliefs
Many Colorado legislators fear the wrath of Tea Party activists who have made support of Senate Bill 200 a needless ideological litmus test. By Tony Gagliardi
New laws and rules strive to preserve commercial flexibility, allowing market participants to enter into a variety of relationships to develop and finance community solar gardens. By Tuukka Hess 
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA
Cote's Colorado: Selling to the other 90 percent
Wal-Mart has stopped at nothing to drive down the cost of the merchandise it sells. Paul Polak would argue even that model is not enough for long-term success in the global market. By Mike Cote  
It's time to enter  the Rocky Mountain Cleantech Open! The competition finds tomorrow’s most promising clean-technology companies.Participants receive top training, access to one of the world’s largest cleantech networks, complimentary participation in events and the opportunity to compete for $1 million in prizes at both the regional and national level. Deadline for entries is May 24. Enter today!


 Nominations wanted
For the 17th consecutive year, ColoradoBiz will recognize diversity in the state's business community at the Diversity Business Breakfast, from the accomplishments of minority-owned companies to the commitment of a wide range of Colorado companies to diversity programs and minority inclusiveness. Nominate for Diversity Corporation of the Year  and Minority Businessperson of the Year  today! 
Learn more about the 13th Annual Golf Challenge on June 6. And read the latest ACG news here and web exclusives here. And check out ACG's Special Section! 
Community Calendar
Find out more about the Diversity in Business Breakfast on July 13. And check out ColoradoBiz's other sponsored events and community events or submit your own.
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Hitting it out of the park
Publisher Bart Taylor talks with the Monfort brothers, owners of the Colorado Rockies, about the business of baseball.
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