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March 29, 2010

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2010 golf planner's guide: greening of the greens

Mary Ann Bonnell doesn't play golf, though you'd never know it by the amount of time she spends on courses. And it wasn't long ago that she viewed golf courses as the enemy. By Gary Baines

Merger -- or mayhem?

If you've been acquired, are about to acquire or are leading a deal -- this perspective is for you. Research shows two out of three mergers fail to achieve the promised financial results --about on par with the nation's divorce rate. By Lisa Jackson

Support your local creative enterprises

If each of us takes a few steps to support our local creative enterprises, it will add to our economy, enrich our lives and make Colorado an even better place to live and do business. Here's how you can help. By Neil McKenzie

From Hattie McDaniel to Madeleine Albright: great CO women, past and present

The Colorado Women's Hall of Fame honors 10 women every two years from the ranks of influential people both past and present. And the winners are.... By Triche Guenin

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The internet tax fight

Channel 7 News reports on the fight against the new Colorado law imposing sales tax on internet purchases.

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Got questions for Hick or Romanoff?


You might be able to get them asked and answered on Colorado Election 2010 TM hosted by Aaron Harber. Send your questions to by noon on March 31, and let him know you saw this at For more information on the election series, go to

Hot Biz Deals

  • Tour the sustainable restaurant scene in Denver this April during the Green Route Restaurant Tour! Each participating restaurant is a member of Denver's Green Route, a green map for the City of Denver All tours are complimentary and will feature special appetizer and drink specials and the opportunity to meet with the owners and chefs. A tour pass is required and is available for starting Monday, March 22.  Please visit to print your pass and to view what each restaurant will be offering.
  • SPRING BREAK DEALS! Book now for sunny, warmer days of incredible skiing and boarding! Telluride Resort Lodging is now offering half off select available lodging for the rest of this ski season. Rates now starting as low as $107 per night. Some restrictions may apply. Offer valid for new reservations only. Minimum night stay required. Go to, or call 800.778.8581. Discover why Telluride skiing is unmatched in North America!
  • The Sheraton Steamboat Resort has put together two fabulous ski packages to make it even more affordable to hit the slopes. As the area's only ski-in, ski-out resort, Sheraton Steamboat Resort is offering the Champagne Powder Package and the Stay & Ski Package. To make a reservation or for more information, visit call 1-800-325-3535.
  • Hit the links at the Broadmoor! Its 5-star Golf Getaway includes accommodations, full breakfast, one round of golf including cart, locker, club storage and range balls for $233 per person per night based on double occupancy. Plus earn resort credit from $75 to $300 depending on length of stay. Through April 30.