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Denver Non-Profit Benefits Ugandan Women of Gulu

Denver Non-Profit Benefits Ugandan Women of Gulu

Sometimes, the fight for equality and the empowerment of women globally really does begin at home. Denver’s Karen Sugar has taken her grassroots effort to empower women to Gulu, Uganda, a city in the heart of a former war zone. In 2008, Sugar formed the nonprofit Women’s…

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Colorado concealed carry permits see dramatic increase in 2013

Colorado concealed carry permits see dramatic increase in 2013

More people in Colorado than ever before are attempting to legally carry a concealed gun, and by no small margin. It’s 87 percent more. And while 2012 saw a sizable increase from 2011 of permit seekers, that figure pales in comparison to this year. From…

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Barber finds dream in Denver after big move

Barber finds dream in Denver after big move

Want to know the difference between businesses in the U.S. and the former Soviet Union? Ask Semion Kikirov. Kikirov grew up in the former Soviet Union and survived two civil wars in what is now Tajikistan. His family came to the U.S. in 1999 when…

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Tech Tuesday: Galvanize is galvanizing the Denver tech startup scene

Tech Tuesday: Galvanize is galvanizing the Denver tech startup scene

KUSA – For Tech Tuesday this week, we have three companies focusing on “local” in a different way, and each of them local here in Denver, all at the same locale. These companies all office at Galvanize, a Colorado coworking facility that connects “capital, community and curriculum” in a…

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SupportLocal lets Denver businesses lean on each other

SupportLocal lets Denver businesses lean on each other

Justin Sanger hopes he didn’t just create a new social networking site; he wants to build an ecosystem. Sanger and his colleagues at SupportLocal launched their site in April as a way for consumers to recommend and support local businesses. The system is expansive in…

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Inside Intel? One worker says he found harassment

Inside Intel? One worker says he found harassment

By Al Lewis DENVER (MarketWatch) — Henry Palacio, a 50-year-old Intel Corp. employee in Rio Rancho, N.M., was busy making chips last summer when one of his co-workers stuck a “kick me” sign on his back. He thought he’d felt something. He asked a safety…

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Attorneys: Colorado marijuana ruling should ease employers’ concerns

Attorneys: Colorado marijuana ruling should ease employers’ concerns

Colorado employers should feel more secure in enforcing their drug policies against marijuana use after the Colorado Court of Appeals held recently that an employee can be fired for testing positive for medical marijuana — even if that use occurred offsite and was legal under state law,…

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Great Clues in Bombing Suspect Images, Knierim Says

Great Clues in Bombing Suspect Images, Knierim Says

April 18 (Bloomberg) — Kevin Knierim, a former Federal Bureau of Investigation agent, and Larry Compton, operations manager at Forensic Video Solutions, talk about FBI’s release today of pictures and video showing two men suspected in the April 15 terrorist bombing in Boston. They speak…

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RavenBrick leases larger quarters, eyes expansion

RavenBrick leases larger quarters, eyes expansion

By: Dennis Huspeni Reporter-Denver Business Journal Email  | Google+  | Twitter  | Real Deals blog The growing Denver company RavenBrick LLC just inked a deal that will give it the manufacturing space it needs. The company, which developed a windowpane film called RavenWindow that automatically darkens at a pre-set temperature, signed a five-year lease…

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High-flying attorney keeps his feet far from the ground

High-flying attorney keeps his feet far from the ground

Lisa Wirthman, Special to the Business Journal The journey to becoming a competitive aerobatic pilot began in Chris Leach’s imagination. “When you’re a kid and you’re playing with your little model planes, you make them do loops and you fly upside down,” said Leach, an attorney…

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