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Sandi Yukman, right, 2013 Athena winner, presents the 2014 award to Colorado Springs City Council member Jan Martin.

Athena Award goes to Colorado Springs City Councilwoman Jan Martin

News: Local News Updated: Wed, Apr 23, 2014

City Councilwoman Jan Martin has followed women who have been role models for her in politics and in the community, and she takes pride in ...

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