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Wayne Heilman

Business Reporter

Drip Serious (Left to Right) Loren Anderson, Tim Haynie, David Cako, Vincent Zaballa, Lucas Schmidt Courtesy of Spectrabotics
Photo by The Gazette
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Passengers wait in line at the Colorado Springs Airport in this Gazette file photo.
The Boeing 747-400 Global SuperTanker drops half a load of it’s 19,400-gallon capacity during a ceremony Thursday, May 5, 2016, at the Colorado Springs Airport demonstrating the firefighting capabilities of the world’s largest firefighting plane. The Spirit of John Muir plane will be stationed out of the Colorado Springs Airport and will be able to respond to fires around the world.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The Boeing 747-400 Global SuperTanker drops half a load of its 19,400-gallon capacity during a ceremony Thursday, May 5, 2016, at the Colorado Springs Airport demonstrating the firefighting capabilities of the world's largest firefighting plane. The Spirit of John Muir plane will be stationed out of the Colorado Springs Airport and will be able to respond to fires around the world. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
RAINBOW WEATHER
A rainbow hangs over downtown Colorado Springs during a recent evening rainshower Friday, June 19, 2015. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette
DOWNTOWN RAINBOW
A rainbow hangs in the evening sky above downtown Colorado Springs Saturday, July 6, 2013. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette
Confirmation technologists Melanie Acker and Ashley VanBergen (left to right) go through on the screening processes at Pyxant Labs. Pyxant Labs, founded in 2000 in Colorado Springs, is a bioanalytical laboratory that offers two different laboratory services. One unit supports drug development for pharmaceutical and biotech companies.The other division tests patient specimens, including urine and oral fluids, for prescribing physicians, clinics, and hospitals, for medication management and clinical diagnostics. Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette
Job Openings
FILE - In this Wednesday, May 18, 2016, file photo, a woman passes a "We're Hiring!" sign while entering a clothing store in the Downtown Crossing of Boston. On Thursday, March 16, 2017, the Labor Department reports on job openings and labor turnover for January. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
CITY SKYLINE
A double exposure of the city of Colorado Springs and Pikes Peak May 17, 2009. Mark Reis, The Gazette