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Tech firm moving into long vacant Michelle's in downtown Colorado Springs

Thu, Jun 22, 2017 - 9:05 AM 0

The long vacant Michelle Chocolatiers & Ice Cream storefront in the heart of downtown Colorado Springs finally is getting a new user, although it won't be a...

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Colorado Springs product testing lab to close by end of July

Wed, Jun 21, 2017 - 2:56 PM 0

Thomas Stephens & Associates Inc. will shut down its Colorado Springs research laboratory for cosmetics, skin care and dermatology products by the end of...

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Senate Republicans unveil health bill scuttling Obama law, cuts Medicaid, slashes taxes for wealthy
Senate Republicans unveil health bill scuttling Obama law, cuts Medicaid, slashes taxes for wealthy

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WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans would cut Medicaid, end penalties for people not buying insurance and erase a raft of tax increases as part of their...

Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Tracy Hiester
Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Tracy Hiester

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Tracy Hiester has joined The Independence Center as a home health scheduler. She has experience as a certified nurse aide in home health, hospice and...

Colorado Springs' loss is a gain for Phoenix
Colorado Springs' loss is a gain for Phoenix

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Yesterday

Thomas Stephens & Associates Inc. will shut down its Colorado Springs research laboratory for cosmetics, skin care and dermatology products by the...

Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Mark Greiner
Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Mark Greiner

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Mark Greiner has joined The Retreat at Sunny Vista as sales and marketing director. He previous spent seven years as sales manager for the MacKenzie...

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns under investor pressure 
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns under investor pressure 

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DETROIT — Travis Kalanick, the combative and embattled CEO of ride-hailing giant Uber, has resigned under pressure from investors at a pivotal time for...

Colorado College eyeing potential role with Venetucci Farm south of Colorado Springs
Colorado College eyeing potential role with Venetucci Farm south of Colorado Springs

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Tue, Jun 20, 2017

Fake news alert: Reports about Colorado College taking over operations at Venetucci Farm are not true. For now, at least. "A lot has been brought...

Boom time for Colorado Springs hotel industry
Boom time for Colorado Springs hotel industry

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Tue, Jun 20, 2017

The Colorado Springs hotel industry began the tourism season with another big month in May, reaching the highest occupancy rate for the month in 20...

Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Mary Swantek

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Mary Swantek has been named programs and operations director of the Colorado Springs Senior Center by the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region, which operates...

Amazon plans cuts to shed Whole Foods' pricey image
Amazon plans cuts to shed Whole Foods' pricey image

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When Amazon.com Inc. completes its acquisition of Whole Foods Market Inc., Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos will try to keep the grocer’s reputation...

Tech CEOS visit White House to talk modernizing government
Tech CEOS visit White House to talk modernizing government

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WASHINGTON — Technology CEOs were urged by the White House on Monday to pitch in on President Donald Trump’s effort to modernize government. Apple...

Colorado unemployment rate remains nation's lowest at 2.3 percent
Colorado unemployment rate remains nation's lowest at 2.3 percent

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Mon, Jun 19, 2017

Colorado's unemployment rate remained unchanged in May at 2.3 percent and was the lowest rate in the nation for the third consecutive month, the U.S....

Colorado Springs fathers and sons share business lessons
Colorado Springs fathers and sons share business lessons

By: Rich Laden - 0 Mon, Jun 19, 2017

For some Colorado Springs-area businesses, every day is Father's Day. That's because it's Dad's company. He's the guy who founded the business, built...

Darkening outlook of King Soopers parent company Kroger drags down peers
Darkening outlook of King Soopers parent company Kroger drags down peers

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Intense competition among grocers is forcing Kroger, the parent company of King Soopers, to slash prices on popular items like milk and eggs — staples...

Resurgent tech stocks lift US indexes to records
Resurgent tech stocks lift US indexes to records

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NEW YORK — U.S. stock indexes climbed again to record heights on Monday, led by technology companies. They followed the lead of European markets, which...

Get a Job Monday: Be your own boss working at The Gazette
Get a Job Monday: Be your own boss working at The Gazette

By: Eric Singer - 0 Mon, Jun 19, 2017

Ready to take that next step in your career and become your own boss? Work as an independent contractor for the Gazette and deliver a precious Pulitzer...

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$120 million fine proposed for travel-deal robocalls

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NEW YORK (AP) — The Federal Communications Commission is proposing a $120 million fine for a scheme that appeared to trick consumers into buying...

Insurance study ties legal pot to boost in car crash claims
Insurance study ties legal pot to boost in car crash claims

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DENVER (AP) — A recent insurance study links increased car crash claims to legalized recreational marijuana. The Highway Loss Data Institute, a...

Hain Celestial says accounting review reveals no changes
Hain Celestial says accounting review reveals no changes

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NEW YORK (AP) — Hain Celestial said Thursday that a nearly year-long accounting review has concluded that the organic food maker doesn't need to make...

Coal company sues HBO's John Oliver for defamation
Coal company sues HBO's John Oliver for defamation

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NEW YORK (AP) — Coal company Murray Energy has sued HBO and its Sunday-night host, John Oliver, for what it says was a "false and malicious broadcast"...

A new platform for Whole Foods? How deal could upend grocery
A new platform for Whole Foods? How deal could upend grocery

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NEW YORK (AP) — Seeing Whole Foods products first in Amazon searches? Breezing through the grocer's stores with an app that scans affordable fruits and...

Markets Right Now: After early stumble, stocks drift higher

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The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 11:45 a.m. Stocks shook off an early stumble and were modestly higher in midday...

Retailers want to work out your wallet _ and your body
Retailers want to work out your wallet _ and your body

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NEW YORK (AP) — Stores like Saks and Urban Outfitters are looking to work out more than your wallet. As retailers struggle to draw in shoppers who...

Senate Republicans unveil health care bill scuttling Obama law, cuts Medicaid, slashes taxes for wealthy

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans unveil health care bill scuttling Obama law, cuts Medicaid, slashes taxes for wealthy.

Are you cut out for a work-from-home job?
Are you cut out for a work-from-home job?

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Telecommuting has become synonymous with convenience, flexible schedules and, yes, pajamas. You don't have to commute, spend money on transportation or...

Long-term US mortgage rates slip this week
Long-term US mortgage rates slip this week

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates dropped slightly this week. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the benchmark 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage...

Long-term US mortgage rates slip

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Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell slightly this week, staying low even as the Federal Reserve raises rates.

Applications for US jobless aid tick up to still-low 241,000
Applications for US jobless aid tick up to still-low 241,000

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Slightly more people sought US unemployment benefits last week, but the number of applications remained at a historically low level...

Applications for US unemployment aid rise to still-low 241,000, a sign of healthy job market

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Applications for US unemployment aid rise to still-low 241,000, a sign of healthy job market.

Oil prices rebound modestly but concerns remain
Oil prices rebound modestly but concerns remain

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LONDON (AP) — Oil prices recovered their poise Thursday after slumping to 10-month lows on concerns of a glut in the market. However, concerns about...

American Airlines flight diverted due to mechanical problem

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — An American Airlines international flight originating in North Carolina had to be rerouted due to a mechanical problem. News...

Wall Street Journal fires correspondent over ethics conflict
Wall Street Journal fires correspondent over ethics conflict

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday fired its highly regarded chief foreign affairs correspondent after evidence emerged of his...

Wall Street Journal fires correspondent over ethics conflict
Wall Street Journal fires correspondent over ethics conflict

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Wall Street Journal has fired its chief foreign affairs correspondent after evidence emerged of his involvement in prospective...

Trump using Trump hotel to hold Trump re-election fundraiser
Trump using Trump hotel to hold Trump re-election fundraiser

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will hold his first re-election fundraiser next week on familiar turf: his own hotel. Trump can see the Trump...

Q&A: More questions than answers on legal pot in Nevada
Q&A: More questions than answers on legal pot in Nevada

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RENO, Nev. (AP) — The drug sellers aren't the problem when it comes to the highly anticipated launch of Nevada's recreational marijuana industry. It's...

Auto club predicts record travel over July 4th weekend
Auto club predicts record travel over July 4th weekend

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DALLAS (AP) — Americans are expected to put down the TV remote and hit the road in record numbers for the July 4th weekend. Auto club AAA said...

Well-known names surface as possible Uber CEO candidates
Well-known names surface as possible Uber CEO candidates

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DETROIT (AP) — Uber seeks a strong manager who can repair a broken image, juggle multiple lawsuits and government investigations, develop and nurture a...

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Bob Penkhus Automotive celebrates 60 years with the 60k Summer Giveaway

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Bob Penkhus Automotive in Colorado Springs is celebrating its 60 years of service to the community. The third-generation, family-owned...

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