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  1. Colorado minimum wage hike bills advance through House committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | The Boulder County Business Report

    A House committee controlled by Democrats voted 6-5 on party lines to ask voters this fall whether to raise the minimum wage gradually over the next five years. The committee voted by the same margin to allow local governments to set their own minimum wages in excess of the state minimum wage.

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  2. CSU System sells $239M in bonds for new football stadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | The Boulder County Business Report

    The Colorado State University System has secured more than $239 million in financing from investors for construction of a new football stadium on the southwest edge of CSU's main campus in Fort Collins, according to a media release issued Monday by CSU. Bonds for the new stadium sold in less than 90 minutes on Thursday, according to the university.

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  3. Boulder Brands separates chairman, CEO roles; Hughes keeps latterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | The Boulder County Business Report

    Stephen B. Hughes has been replaced as chairman of Boulder Brands Inc.'s board of directors, but he will retain his job as chief executive of the Boulder-based natural-foods company. In a prepared statement, the company said the board decided to separate the roles of chairman and CEO as part of the board's ongoing evaluation of the company's governance policies and practices and after considering the views expressed by various stockholders of the company.

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  4. Brighton council OKs new code for oil, gas drillersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | The Boulder County Business Report

    The Brighton city council adopted a new code for oil and gas development in the city, as well as a way for developers to fast-track the permit process by adhering to a stricter set of standards. The Denver Post reports that the new code had been in the works for three years as the city's old code didn't meet state requirements for hydraulic fracturing sites.

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  5. Panelists: Ag's challenge to feed world without depleting resourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | The Boulder County Business Report

    Crop farmers and protein producers indeed can feed a growing global population, though how to do so without straining the earth's resources remains a central concern, agricultural experts said. Agribusiness experts from companies operating throughout the world convened at Colorado State University on Wednesday to discuss how innovation will play a role in increased agricultural production in the next decade.

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  6. PDC aims to sell 3.5M shares in offeringRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | The Boulder County Business Report

    PDC Energy Inc. , which drills oil and natural-gas wells in Weld County, said Wednesday it plans to sell 3.48 million common shares in an underwritten public offering. The offering's underwriters, Goldman, Sachs & Co.

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  7. Innosphere's Actuator program to help startups prep for early exitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | The Boulder County Business Report

    The Innosphere, through its recently launched Actuator program, helps clients by offering specialized support to connect with investors who wish to partner with or acquire a startup. The program is a partnership of the Innosphere and Boulder-based Covalency LLC. Founded by Rob Gellar, Covalency is a group of executives who have spent their careers building technology companies.

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  8. Xcel says energy bills will decrease significantly in 2nd quarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | The Boulder County Business Report

    Xcel Energy on Monday filed quarterly cost adjustments with the Colorado Public Utilities Commission that it says will lower the natural gas portion of residential customers' bills by 18 percent for the second quarter of this year when compared to the same period in 2014. Combined with a small decrease in the cost of electricity as well, the typical residential bill will decrease by 8.8 percent.

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  9. Craft brewers reach double-digit share of beer marketRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2015 | The Boulder County Business Report

    Craft brewers increased their market share of the American beer industry in 2014, according to the nonprofit Brewers Association based in Boulder. The trade association, representing small and independent American craft brewers, released 2014 data on U.S. craft brewing growth.

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  10. Colorado House votes 64-1 to pass health exchange audit measureRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | The Boulder County Business Report

    A limited state audit released in December faulted Connect For Health for a lack of adequate financial controls and more than $30 million worth of exchange payments and contracts lacking proper documentation or procedural controls. The bill gives auditors broader authority to look at the health insurance exchange, including reviewing contract management and the performance of its website.

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  11. Next Door holding contest for new name after settling lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | The Boulder County Business Report

    Next Door food and drink in Loveland is holding a contest to come up with a new name for the restaurant after settling a lawsuit with Boulder-based The Kitchen Cafe LLC. The Reporter-Herald reports that Next Door owner Jim Edwards and The Kitchen owner Kimbal Musk had a sit-down meeting without their legal teams to come to a resolution, the terms of which company officials for both sides declined to describe. The Kitchen, which has three Next Door restaurants of its own, sued the Loveland restaurant in February alleging trademark infringement.

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  12. Xcel's Colorado customers get a break on bills, thanks to cheaper natural gasRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Business Journal

    Xcel on Monday said it expects monthly utility bills that include both electricity and natural gas to drop about $9.58, or about 9 percent, for the second quarter, compared to the second quarter of 2015. The wholesale price of natural gas - which Xcel sells to customers for their furnaces and burns to create electricity - has dropped from more than $4 per thousand cubic feet during the second quarter of 2014 to less than $3 currently.

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  13. GoLite bankruptcy case dismissedRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2015 | The Boulder County Business Report

    U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Elizabeth Brown issued the dismissal order last week, five months after the company, officially Coupounas LLC, had filed for Chapter 11 protection to try and reorganize. GoLite, having concluded a liquidation sale Dec. 31 and closed its remaining stores, last month had filed a motion to dismiss the case, noting that the company's lone private secured creditor, GemCap Lending I LLC, had been paid in full for the $816,475 it was owed.

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  14. Proposed wind farm change might help endangered birdsRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2015 | Marshall Independent

    A company that for years has been planning a wind turbine farm in an area of southeastern North Dakota where endangered birds nest and fly over is proposing changes that might help reduce potential harm. The proposed move to fewer and larger turbines is the latest development in a project that state Public Service Commissioner Brian Kalk says "has a storied past."

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  15. Fire injures one at Xcel plant in BurnsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | TwinCities

    The fire started about 7:30 a.m. Monday, and Burnsville firefighters were still working to extinguish it two hours later, according to Xcel Energy. One employee was injured and taken to a local hospital.

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  16. Longmont council to consider $2.05M for Butterball redevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | The Boulder County Business Report

    The Longmont City Council is slated to consider on Tuesday whether to contribute $2.05 million to the $66.5 million redevelopment of the former Butterball turkey plant downtown. The Times-Call reports that the city's piece of the proposed public-private partnership would include "$1.25 million for demolition and cleanup of the former Butterball buildings, up to $500,000 for a traffic signal and roadway and sidewalk improvements and $300,000 as the value of reallocating a water and sewer line."

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  17. Morning market roundup: Stocks open higher after weeks of lossesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | The Boulder County Business Report

    U.S. stocks opened higher Monday, led by health care and utilities companies, rebounding after three weeks of losses. Investors will be focusing on the Federal Reserve this week.

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  18. Colorado Technology Association names top 15 CIOsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | The Boulder County Business Report

    In gearing up for its March 19 C-Level at A Mile High event, the Colorado Technology Association on Friday named the "top 15 chief information officers" slated to attend. The list includes several executives from are companies, including DigitalGlobe CIO Jeff Robertson, Crocs CIO Stephen Katsirubas, Level 3 CTO Jack Waters and Vail Resorts CIO Robert Urwiler.

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  19. Morning market roundup: Sliding oil prices cause stocks to dropRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | The Boulder County Business Report

    Stocks were moving mostly lower in early trading Friday, caused by a drop in oil prices and worries about higher interest rates. Energy companies and utilities had the biggest declines.

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  20. Securities commissioner endorses Colorado crowdfunding billRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | The Boulder County Business Report

    Gerald Rome, securities commissioner for the Colorado Division of Securities, testified Thursday in front of a legislative committee in favor of a proposed bill that would allow small businesses to raise capital through equity crowdfunding platforms within Colorado. "We all agree that startup companies play a critical role in expanding economic opportunities by creating new jobs," Rome said.

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