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September 08, 2009
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In this month's issue

Cote’s Colorado: Bill Ritter has no time to sit down
Bill Ritter sat for our photographer, but he wasn’t happy about it. Perhaps he thought the image would be too informal at a time when there’s serious business at hand — like trying to ignite a fragile economy while he readies a re-election campaign. By Mike Cote

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Entirely Homegrown: Shrunken stomach makes for breakfast letdown
During the month of August I spent subsisting solely on my backyard produce, the question I got most often - besides "Aren't you hungry?" was "What's going to be your first meal when this is over?" Not much, it turns out. By Mike Taylor

Executive Wheels: 2009 Toyota Camry Hybrid
If you're a car manufacturer, there are a few lists you would like to have your name on, and a few you wouldn't. Toyota of late has hit two of the most desirable. By Jeff Rundles

Let Uncle Sam help pay for college
A college degree can cost more than $130,000. But the right savings plan can save you big bucks. By Wayne Farlow

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Andy Paliszewski of Siemens Energy at the CCIA
Andy Paliszewski of Siemens Energy talks with Mike Cote about his company’s investment in renewable energy and the future of wind technology at the launch of the Colorado Cleantech Industry Association.


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