Rich Laden

Business/News Business Reporter

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The go karts have arrived at Overdrive Raceway, a indoor, electric, two-story go kart track that is under construction in northern Colorado Springs. The facility will be housed in a 68,000-square-foot building in Polaris Pointe, the retail center. Monday, April 26, 2016. (photo by Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)
Carolina Aguilar prepares a beverage at Salsa Latina on Tuesday, April 19, 2016. The restaurant is located on the south edge of downtown, an area that has been home to new residential and commercial projects in recent years. Photo by Stacie Scott, The Gazette.
Eric Joseph Gow was indicted by a grand jury this week on three counts of pointing lasers at aircraft at the Colorado Springs Airport. Photo from
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Gas pump. Michael Ciaglo/The Gazette