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March 16, 2010

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Today in ColoradoBiz Update


Beautiful, graceful and tough as nails

Going into the recent Olympics, skater  Joannie Rochette the weight of her country's expectations on her shoulders. Then, two days before her Olympic competition began, her mother died unexpectedly. By TC North

Who's your caddie?

I am lucky enough to be a Director for the Eisenhower Evans Caddie Scholarship Fund, which offers deserving Caddies a full four-year scholarship to the University of Colorado. By Robert Polk

Potential relief for the out-of-work blues

Even though Denver's unemployment figures are not as bad as they are elsewhere, if you are the one out of a job, those statistics aren't much comfort. Want to do something about those "out-of-work" blues? By Alan McBeth

Sports Biz: Remembering to share

As Pat Bowlen and his 31 fellow National Football League team owners contemplate a player lockout that could sack the 2011 NFL season, you're going to hear plenty about one bone of contention. By Stewart Schley

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    Nominate your firm for ColoradoBiz magazine's annual ranking of the state's Top 100 Women-Owned Companies slated for the May issue. Submission deadline: March 19

    Hot Biz Deals

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    • Join us on March 17 for a St. Patrick's Day Celebration at the Hotel Boulderado! Festivities begin at 5:30 p.m. with live Irish music from The Green Party, specialty Irish food and libations.
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