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March 17, 2010

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Today in ColoradoBiz Update

Pre-ordering the iPad

I don't know what it is about Apple products that makes me just whip out my wallet, but darned if I don't have one of each, including the laptops. By Dave Taylor

The Social Security mulligan

For golfers, a mulligan is a "do-over," typically of your drive on the first hole. However, even the most avid golfer may not know that a mulligan is also available for your Social Security benefits.  By Wayne Farlow

Secrets of the garage sale millionaire

Q: What do an art gallery opening, book signing and charity fundraiser have in common?
A: A Colorado native with a passion for the underdog. By Triche Guenin

Taking stock in Colorado's biofuels industry

The biofuels industry is faring better in Colorado than elsewhere, but bolder and more sustained actions are required if the state's going to become the clean-tech version of Silicon Valley. By Michael Miller

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      Learn more about the 12th Annual Golf Challenge  in June. And read the latest ACG news here  and web exclusives here.

    Hot Biz Deals

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    • Get two tickets for $38 -- the price of one -- to see Brazillian guitarist Marcus Tardelli at the Newman Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday, March 25 at 7:30 p.m. Find other great 2-for-1 offers here.
    • 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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