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Colorado Springs office building makeover designed to woo employers, employees

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These days, the workplace isn't just about working. Some businesses want an environment and amenities that accommodate their employees' active...

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Colorado expected to provide Amazon with single proposal for new corporate headquarters

Thu, Sep 21, 2017 - 12:57 PM 0

The Colorado Office of Economic Development is moving quickly to assemble a consolidated bid on Amazon’s request for a new campus and expects to have a...

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Bankers: Rural economy continues to struggle in Colorado, 9 other states
Bankers: Rural economy continues to struggle in Colorado, 9 other states

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OMAHA, Neb. — A new report says low commodity prices and weak farm incomes are continuing to hamper the rural economy in parts of 10 Plains and...

Facebook to release Russia ads to Congress amid pressure 
Facebook to release Russia ads to Congress amid pressure 

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NEW YORK — Facebook will provide the contents of 3,000 ads bought by a Russian agency to congressional investigators, bowing to pressure that...

Togo's sandwich shop closes downtown Colorado Springs location
Togo's sandwich shop closes downtown Colorado Springs location

By: Rich Laden - 0 19 hr ago

Togo's is totally gone. The California-based sandwich chain's only Colorado Springs location closed Tuesday, according to a sign on the restaurant's...

Colorado Springs job fair Thursday will feature 145 employers, more than 2,500 jobs
Colorado Springs job fair Thursday will feature 145 employers, more than 2,500 jobs

By: Rich Laden - 0 22 hr ago

An improved Colorado Springs economy means more people have jobs and employers have fewer qualified applicants to fill positions. As a result, 145...

Colorado Springs economic output posts biggest gain last year since 2010
Colorado Springs economic output posts biggest gain last year since 2010

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Wed, Sep 20, 2017

A sizzling housing market helped boost economic output in the Colorado Springs area last year by the biggest percentage since 2010 and the second...

Mayor Suthers sends message after Frontier adds four destinations from Colorado Springs Airport
Mayor Suthers sends message after Frontier adds four destinations from Colorado Springs Airport

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Wed, Sep 20, 2017

Frontier Airlines said Tuesday it will add four nonstop destinations to its Colorado Springs schedule in April - Minneapolis; San Antonio, Texas;...

Walgreens, Rite Aid trim store purchase deal to $4.38B
Walgreens, Rite Aid trim store purchase deal to $4.38B

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Walgreens and Rite Aid have finally devised a deal between the nation's largest and third-largest drugstore chains that will get past antitrust...

Colorado Springs service dog company accused of scamming customers
Colorado Springs service dog company accused of scamming customers

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Briggs Geister decided to buy a service dog from Noelle’s Dogs Four Hope based on the company’s glowing online reviews and its reasonable prices. Her...

Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy, but keeps stores open
Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy, but keeps stores open

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NEW YORK — Toys 'R' Us, the big box toy retailer struggling with $5 billion in debt and intense online competition, has filed for bankruptcy protection...

Startup Grind expands with Colorado Springs chapter
Startup Grind expands with Colorado Springs chapter

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Mon, Sep 18, 2017

Startup Grind, a support group for entrepreneurs, with nearly 300 chapters worldwide and sponsored by Google, has expanded to Colorado Springs Its...

Yellow Cab of Colorado Springs becomes latest taxi provider to switch to zTrip brand
Yellow Cab of Colorado Springs becomes latest taxi provider to switch to zTrip brand

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Mon, Sep 18, 2017

Yellow Cab of Colorado Springs announced Monday it will change its name to zTrip on Thursday as part of new strategy to combine smartphone hailing with...

Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Jennifer Knies, Jennifer Helland and Kelly McPherson
Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Jennifer Knies, Jennifer Helland and Kelly McPherson

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Jennifer Knies, Jennifer Helland and Kelly McPherson have formed a family law firm specializing in divorce, legal separation, child custody and support...

Get a Job Monday: Health care positions available with Peak Vista Community Health Centers
Get a Job Monday: Health care positions available with Peak Vista Community Health Centers

By: Eric Singer - 0 Mon, Sep 18, 2017

A Colorado Springs-based organization is looking for a variety of people to fill health care-related positions, including doctors, dentists, nurse...

Colorado Springs' north-side retail centers offer more than just shopping and eating
Colorado Springs' north-side retail centers offer more than just shopping and eating

By: Rich Laden - 0 Mon, Sep 18, 2017

Colorado Springs' retail frontier continues to expand northward, but it's no longer just about adding more bricks-and-mortar stores and restaurants....

Michelle Singletary: Consider carefully whether Florida retirement is for you
Michelle Singletary: Consider carefully whether Florida retirement is for you

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I've always imagined my retirement would include a home near a beach, where the weather is warm all year and I can spend hours a day listening to...

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Solar boom or bust? Companies seek tariffs on solar imports

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Cheap solar panels imported from China and other countries have led to a boom in the U.S. solar industry, where rooftop and other...

AP FACT CHECK: Kimmel's take on health care harder to refute
AP FACT CHECK: Kimmel's take on health care harder to refute

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Who's right — President Donald Trump and Sen. Bill Cassidy, or late-night host Jimmy Kimmel? None has really captured the complexity...

Trump piles on new economic sanctions against North Korea
Trump piles on new economic sanctions against North Korea

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NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump has added economic action to his fiery military threats against North Korea, authorizing stiffer new sanctions...

After Equifax, public shaming but GOP wary of new rules
After Equifax, public shaming but GOP wary of new rules

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Prospects are good for a public shaming in the Equifax data breach, but it's unlikely Congress will institute sweeping new...

Off to Mexico? Prepare to wait at busiest US border crossing
Off to Mexico? Prepare to wait at busiest US border crossing

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — The busiest border crossing in the United States will close this weekend to the more than 40,000 cars that pass through it daily to...

Gatorade pays California $300K, settles anti-water complaint
Gatorade pays California $300K, settles anti-water complaint

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Just because drought-ravaged California has spent years urging residents to conserve water doesn't mean it wants people to...

US beefs up NKorea sanctions, Kim Jong Un insults Trump
US beefs up NKorea sanctions, Kim Jong Un insults Trump

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NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump added economic action to his fiery military threats against North Korea on Thursday, authorizing stiffer new...

USDA, House agriculture staff injured in car accident

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WASHINGTON (AP) — An Agriculture Department employee and two staff members on the House Agriculture Committee were injured Thursday in a car accident...

Asian shares fall on North Korea concerns, China rate cut
Asian shares fall on North Korea concerns, China rate cut

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HONG KONG (AP) — Most Asian stock markets fell Friday as investors turned cautious following new U.S. sanctions targeting North Korea and a China...

Excitement bubbles up at BYU as caffeinated soda now on sale
Excitement bubbles up at BYU as caffeinated soda now on sale

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PROVO, Utah (AP) — Mormon church-owned Brigham Young University ended a six-decade ban Thursday on the sale of caffeinated soft drinks on campus,...

GOP health bill offers provisions aimed at helping 2 states
GOP health bill offers provisions aimed at helping 2 states

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Provisions shoehorned into the Republican health care bill dangle extra money for Alaska and Wisconsin, home states of one GOP...

Attorney: Final San Francisco plane crash lawsuit settled

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California dentist who was aboard an Asiana Airlines plane that crashed in San Francisco four years ago — killing three girls...

SEC under fire for being hacked despite warnings on security
SEC under fire for being hacked despite warnings on security

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Securities and Exchange Commission waited until Wednesday to disclose a hack of its corporate filing system that occurred last...

2 workers die in separate building construction site falls

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NEW YORK (AP) — Two construction workers, one of them a father of five children, fell to their deaths at separate building sites on Thursday. The...

Appeals court sidesteps decision on US fracking regulations

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DENVER (AP) — A federal appeals court on Thursday sidestepped a decision on whether oil and gas regulations enacted by the Obama administration are...

California hits Gatorade in court for
California hits Gatorade in court for "anti-water" videogame

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gatorade has agreed not to make disparaging comments about water as part of a $300,000 settlement reached Thursday with...

Airlines hope to resume flights to devastated Puerto Rico

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Airlines plan to resume flights to Puerto Rico as early as Friday after Hurricane Maria left the island territory without power. American Airlines...

Facebook to release Russia ads, beef up election 'integrity'
Facebook to release Russia ads, beef up election 'integrity'

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NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is slowly acknowledging the outsized — if unintended — role it played in the 2016 U.S. presidential elections. Bowing to...

Tiffany names industry veteran Roger Farah chairman

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NEW YORK (AP) — Tiffany & Co. has named industry veteran Roger Farah as chairman, effective Oct. 2. Farah, 64, joined the upscale jeweler's board in...

The Latest: Warner eyes social-media political-ad regulation
The Latest: Warner eyes social-media political-ad regulation

By: 0 12 hr ago

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Facebook and the Russia investigation (all times local): 6:15 p.m. The top Democrat on the Senate intelligence panel...

Tech companies targeted by sophisticated malware attack

By: 0 13 hr ago

Security researchers say hackers compromised popular computer-cleaning software as part of a sophisticated attack that targeted several high-profile...

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