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November 18, 2010

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Today in ColoradoBiz Update  

The economy is picking up speed

We have come to the conclusion that the weight of recent economic evidence suggests economic growth is accelerating. We believe this acceleration in economic growth appears sustainable. By Bill Greiner

The sounds of silence? Not for long

Because political campaign managers know we remember negative ad content at a much higher rate than positive content, the ads will only get worse unless we take action against them. By Aaron Harber

The key to prosperity: H20

Colorado Springs citizens have long known that clean, affordable water is the backbone of a livable and prosperous community. By Lionel Rivera

Got economic development ideas?

Now there is a new grassroots organization that intends to compile ideas for new economic development initiatives and submit them to Hickenlooper. By Steve Baker

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Udall on cleantech


Editor Mike Cote talks with U.S. Sen. Mark Udall about Colorado's green economy at the Colorado Cleantech Industry Association awards.

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The future of farms

Publisher Bart Taylor talks with Colorado Ag Commissioner John Stulp about the impact of Western water scarcity on agriculture acreage. 

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Got a turkey for the Denver Rescue Mission?


They need 6,000 birds to feed the needy during the holiday season, and as of Nov. 10, their freezer was bare! Please help by bringing a frozen turkey weighing 12 pounds or more to the Mission's Lawrence Street Shelter, 1130 Park Avenue West in Denver (corner of Park Avenue and Lawrence Street). Go here for more information.

The Association for Corporate Growth

  Learn more about the Private Equity/Intermediary Networking Event at Invesco Field on Dec. 9. And read the latest ACG news here and web exclusives here.