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Colorado Springs Olympic Museum project nearing final hurdles

Wed, Mar 22, 2017 - 6:05 PM 0

Faced with an end-of-the-month deadline to complete fundraising for their $75 million project and still short of donations, U.S. Olympic Museum officials...

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Colorado hospitals, health care experts give GOP's repeal of Obamacare a shaky prognosis

Tue, Mar 21, 2017 - 9:07 PM 0

Margaret Sabin considers herself an optimist. But, as Penrose-St. Francis Health Services' chief executive, she won't mince words about congressional...

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Movers & Shakers: Stuart Sloat
Movers & Shakers: Stuart Sloat

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Olive Real Estate Group Inc. has announced Stuart Sloat has been named a 2016 CoStar Power Broker by CoStar Group Inc., a provider of commercial real...

Car Convoy to stop in Colorado Springs

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The Denver Auto Show's 2017 Colorado Car Convoy will stop in Colorado Springs Friday, noon to 1 p.m. at The Antlers hotel. The convoy will provide a...

FedEx sees rebound in ground unit as e-commerce fuels growth

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FedEx said investments to expand its ground-delivery business are finally poised to pay off, while a major expansion in Europe will produce greater...

Chipotle tries to rebuild trust with parents after safety crisis
Chipotle tries to rebuild trust with parents after safety crisis

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Chipotle Mexican Grill, whose rapid growth was fueled by millennials enamored of the chain's signature fresh ingredients, is looking to families to...

Nike declines after sales slowdown suggests it's losing share
Nike declines after sales slowdown suggests it's losing share

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Nike dropped in early trading after third-quarter sales missed estimates, giving fuel to critics who say it's losing ground to competitors Adidas and...

Sears has 'substantial doubt' about its future
Sears has 'substantial doubt' about its future

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NEW YORK — Sears, once the monolith of American retail, says that there is "substantial doubt" that it will be able to keep its doors open. Company...

Business Briefcase

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- Presidential Worldwide Transportation, a professional limousine service, has announced its expansion to include Colorado Springs. The company has...

Garden of the Gods Club in the midst of $60 million expansion in Colorado Springs
Garden of the Gods Club in the midst of $60 million expansion in Colorado Springs

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Tue, Mar 21, 2017

The Garden of the Gods Collection, formerly called the Garden of the Gods Club, is in the midst of an expansion costing at least $60 million, which...

Movers & Shakers
Movers & Shakers

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Center for Nonprofit Excellence recently appointed Abby Sienkiewicz as its new executive director. Sienkiewicz has been involved with CNE for more...

Ally profit warning deepens angst over slumping used-car prices
Ally profit warning deepens angst over slumping used-car prices

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Ally Financial Inc. warned profit may grow less than anticipated only a few months ago, the latest sign that automakers' heavy discounting and...

Lockheed targets $5 billion in F-35 savings after Trump pressure
Lockheed targets $5 billion in F-35 savings after Trump pressure

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Lockheed Martin Corp. is working with suppliers to squeeze $5 billion from the F-35 fighter jet's costs as the company negotiates the Pentagon's...

Competition taking a bite out of Colorado Springs taxi drivers' paychecks
Competition taking a bite out of Colorado Springs taxi drivers' paychecks

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Tue, Mar 21, 2017

Bland Rooker's career as a cab driver has been less lucrative than he anticipated - in part because of the influence of ride-hailing smartphone apps...

Apple debuts $329 iPad, releases red iPhones
Apple debuts $329 iPad, releases red iPhones

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NEW YORK — Apple is cutting prices on two iPad models and introducing red iPhones, but the company held back on updating its higher-end iPad Pro...

Colorado Springs sales tax revenues remain strong in February

By: Rich Laden - 0 Tue, Mar 21, 2017

There was no post-holiday letdown for Colorado Springs' economy as consumers and businesses kicked off 2017 with robust purchases of motor vehicles,...

Colorado economists: Trump budget short on details, long on politics
Colorado economists: Trump budget short on details, long on politics

By: Joey Bunch - 0 Tue, Mar 21, 2017

Donald Trump's budget is more about politics and philosophy than policy and reality. That was the consensus of more than a dozen economists and...

National Business Headlines

GOP health bill on the brink hours from House showdown vote
GOP health bill on the brink hours from House showdown vote

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican Party's long-promised legislation to repeal and replace "Obamacare" stood on the brink just hours before GOP leaders...

Republican health bill would widen America's big wealth gap
Republican health bill would widen America's big wealth gap

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WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans' health care bill provides massive tax cuts to the wealthy while increasing taxes for many lower income families....

Business with China only sometimes a deal-breaker for Trump
Business with China only sometimes a deal-breaker for Trump

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WASHINGTON (AP) — One would-be White House employee has been prevented from starting work because of a deal with China, while another White House...

Asian shares up as Wall Street steadies, with eye on US vote
Asian shares up as Wall Street steadies, with eye on US vote

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TOKYO (AP) — Most Asian benchmarks were higher Thursday after Wall Street steadied overnight. Investors are awaiting a vote in the U.S. Congress on...

Less-educated middle-age US whites dying younger than others
Less-educated middle-age US whites dying younger than others

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Middle-age white Americans with limited education are increasingly dying younger, on average, than other middle-age U.S. adults, a...

Leaders need votes for health bill on eve of House showdown
Leaders need votes for health bill on eve of House showdown

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Republican legislative priority in peril, President Donald Trump dangled possible changes to the health care bill Wednesday...

The Latest: Pa. moderate Dent to vote no on health bill
The Latest: Pa. moderate Dent to vote no on health bill

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Republican health care overhaul (all times local): 11:10 p.m. A prominent Republican moderate from Pennsylvania...

Scallop fishing area to be closed down amid harvest conflict

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The federal government is shutting down scallop fishing in a key New England fishing area amid an ongoing conflict over the...

Koch network spending millions to stop GOP health care bill
Koch network spending millions to stop GOP health care bill

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The conservative Koch network is promising to spend millions of dollars to defeat the health care overhaul backed by President Donald...

Trump's SEC pick, a lawyer for Goldman, to face skepticism
Trump's SEC pick, a lawyer for Goldman, to face skepticism

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Goldman Sachs may be about to get another friend in Washington. Jay Clayton, a well-connected Wall Street lawyer who is President...

Senate votes to block another Obama-era rule

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-led Senate voted Wednesday to block an Obama-era rule that critics said would have led to more citations for workplace...

Google's YouTube losing major advertisers upset with videos

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — AT&T, Verizon and several other major advertisers are suspending their marketing campaigns on Google's YouTube site after...

Bill would bar discrimination toward climate change doubters

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine laws protect people from discrimination based on factors such as race, disabilities and sexual orientation, and a...

Hard times for Sears as retailer notes doubt about future
Hard times for Sears as retailer notes doubt about future

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NEW YORK (AP) — Sears, a back-to-school shopping destination for generations of kids, has said that after years of losing money that there is...

Ex-pharmacy exec convicted in deadly meningitis outbreak
Ex-pharmacy exec convicted in deadly meningitis outbreak

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BOSTON (AP) — The former head of a Massachusetts pharmacy was acquitted Wednesday of murder allegations but convicted of racketeering and other crimes...

Agency: California farmers will get bump in irrigation water
Agency: California farmers will get bump in irrigation water

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FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Farmers in a vast agricultural region of California will receive a significantly greater amount of irrigation water this summer...

Activists seek to intervene in Nebraska Keystone XL review

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Activists who want to derail the Keystone XL pipeline in Nebraska are again mobilizing to try to make their case to a small state...

Starbucks CEO stands by pledge to hire refugees
Starbucks CEO stands by pledge to hire refugees

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NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz presided over his last annual shareholder meeting as head of the company Wednesday by standing by its...

The Latest: Groups seek to intervene in Keystone XL review

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on groups seeking to intervene in Nebraska's Keystone XL review (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Activists who want to...

Box office reaches new record, but international sales flat

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NEW YORK (AP) — The Motion Picture Association of America said Wednesday that the worldwide box office reached a record $38.6 billion in 2016, though...

Australia pair are first foreigners to own US radio stations
Australia pair are first foreigners to own US radio stations

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JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — An Australian couple with roots in Alaska has bought more than two dozen radio stations in three states, marking the first time...

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Movers & Shakers: Matt Rotter
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Out West Awnings Co. is expanding, inviting construction partnerships

Mon, Mar 13, 2017 - 8:26 AM 0

Out West Awning Co. has been a staple of the Pikes Peak Region since 1903. The company provides commercial and residential awning services to...

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