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The Colorado Springs Business Journal crusades through the yellow muck of other trade papers to deliver business, international, domestic, and aeronautic news. A year's subscription garners 52 weeks of local business news and leads, perfect for trend-savvy business owners and ambitious lemonade salesmen. The 2011 Book of Lists (a $74 value) comes gratis, revealing sales leads, contact names and numbers, and email addresses of important and upcoming area businesses, ensuring that when you have an idea in the oven, someone will be there to break open its chewy crust and savor the yeasty steam of its glutinous insides. Discounts of up to $50 off Book of Lists downloads provide business savvy in a tree-friendly fashion. Unlimited access to special sections, including Engage magazine, poises entrepreneurs for deliberate, smart business moves. Complete online access to stories and archives assists readers in big-picture know-how, enriching business decisions by placing them in the larger context of world, national, and scientific news.