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October 07, 2009
 
ColoradoBiz Update
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In the magazine

Tapped out:The future of water on the Front Range
Growth and droughts could limit or stop diversions under the 1922 Colorado River Compact. By Allen Best

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The secret to becoming a superstar
It's not easy to be excellent, and ironically, this is good news for those who want to excel. By Scott Halford

A lesson in spending
As we look to this year's holiday shopping season, it’s important to examine the correlation between back-to-school and holiday spending. Are there historical links? By Bill Greiner

Credit card merchant fees ahead?
In June, United Airlines told some travel agencies they must process all credit card transactions through their own merchant accounts. What are merchant fees, and why do the airlines care? By Robert Polk

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  • Sullivan’s Steakhouse in Denver is asking customers to join them in the fight against breast cancer. “Palate in the Pink” offers a three-course dinner for $39.95 now through Nov. 23. Sullivan’s will donate $5 per meal to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, with a minimum guaranteed donation of $30,000.
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The Colorado Sustainable Design Awards (CSDA) is a statewide program recognizing outstanding sustainable design in residential, commercial and civic buildings and master planned communities. Awards will be presented at the as the 2009 the Rocky Mountain Commercial Real Estate Expo and Fall Forecast, Nov. 10, 2009, at the Colorado Convention Center. Register Now