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A new name and new life for stalled Colorado Crossing project on Colorado Springs' north side

Thu, Feb 23, 2017 - 6:17 AM 0

The new owners of Colorado Crossing, the stalled mixed-use development in northern Colorado Springs, have renamed it "Victory Ridge" and hope a sports...

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Colorado Springs/El Paso County wages grow at fastest rate in more than 10 years

Wed, Feb 22, 2017 - 7:35 PM 0

Wages earned by workers in El Paso County grew in the third quarter of 2016 at the fastest rate in more than 10 years, according to data released Wednesday...

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Movers & Shakers: Northwestern Mutual Wealth management adviser
Movers & Shakers: Northwestern Mutual Wealth management adviser

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Kevin Kaveney, CLTC, a Northwestern Mutual Wealth management adviser based in Colorado Springs, is receiving the company's Regional Top Producer award...

Colorado Springs medical device manufactuer boosts sales, cuts losses
Colorado Springs medical device manufactuer boosts sales, cuts losses

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 7 min ago

Colorado Springs-based medical device manufacturer Spectranetics Corp. Thursday boosted sales last year by 10 percent to a record $270.8 million, cut...

Steven Mnuchin's zeal for Fannie-Freddie overhaul tested by ruling
Steven Mnuchin's zeal for Fannie-Freddie overhaul tested by ruling

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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's seriousness about overhauling the nation's $10 trillion mortgage market will soon be tested. A federal appeals...

Trump summons CEOs for advice on taxes, regulations, infrastructure
Trump summons CEOs for advice on taxes, regulations, infrastructure

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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump called two dozen prominent corporate executives to the White House on Thursday to advise the administration on...

Slow tax refunds blamed for taking bite out of restaurant sales
Slow tax refunds blamed for taking bite out of restaurant sales

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While death and taxes may be a certainty, how quickly Americans are getting their refunds remains up in the air - and that's taking a toll on...

Claims for jobless benefits point to firm job market
Claims for jobless benefits point to firm job market

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The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits increased last week, while staying within a range that shows subdued firings. Jobless claims...

ECB warns of a Europe of `small countries' if populism triumphs
ECB warns of a Europe of `small countries' if populism triumphs

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European Central Bank officials pushed back against a key populist promise, saying European countries risk becoming irrelevant on the global stage if...

Forbes names Broadmoor hotel in Colorado Springs as five-star winner in annual ratings
Forbes names Broadmoor hotel in Colorado Springs as five-star winner in annual ratings

By: Rich Laden - 0 10 hr ago

It was a clean sweep for The Broadmoor hotel in the Forbes Travel Guide ratings for 2017. Forbes named the internationally known resort in southwest...

McDonald's to cut prices on drinks as fast-food industry slumps
McDonald's to cut prices on drinks as fast-food industry slumps

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McDonald's Corp., reeling from an industrywide restaurant slump and slowing growth from its all-day breakfast push, is looking to beverages to help...

Fed officials discussed raising interest rates soon at January meeting

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WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve said the economy's continued growth might persuade it to raise its benchmark interest rate soon, potentially at an...

Prudential says it may press Wells Fargo on fake-account costs
Prudential says it may press Wells Fargo on fake-account costs

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Prudential Financial Inc., the insurer that's facing regulatory scrutiny and lawsuits over its sales relationship with Wells Fargo & Co., may push...

Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Elliot Bannister
Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Elliot Bannister

By: - 0 Tue, Feb 21, 2017

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage has announced that Elliot Bannister has affiliated with the company as a broker associate in its Colorado Springs...

Vail Resorts to buy Vermont's Stowe Mountain ski resort
Vail Resorts to buy Vermont's Stowe Mountain ski resort

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MONTPELIER, Vt. — Colorado-based Vail Resorts will pay $50 million to acquire Stowe Mountain Resort, one of Vermont's most venerable ski resorts, the...

Penrose-St. Francis in Colorado Springs makes it 10 years in a row among nation's best hospitals
Penrose-St. Francis in Colorado Springs makes it 10 years in a row among nation's best hospitals

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Tue, Feb 21, 2017

Penrose-St. Francis Health System once again made Healthgrades' list of 50-best hospitals in the nation - making it 10 straight years with such a...

Mexico, Canada say NAFTA should be re-negotiated trilaterally
Mexico, Canada say NAFTA should be re-negotiated trilaterally

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The foreign ministers of Mexico and Canada presented a unified front ahead of potential trade talks with Donald Trump's administration, stressing the...

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Fugitive search at JFK Airport sparks new travel ban scare

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NEW YORK (AP) — Federal border officials say they were looking for a fugitive, not doing a random immigration check, when they met a plane at New York...

NAFTA in Trump era is focus at US-Mexico trade forum

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EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Mexican and U.S. business leaders attending a large trade conference in the border town of El Paso said Thursday that their...

Owner of company in fatal trench collapse pleads not guilty

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BOSTON (AP) — The owner of a Boston company facing manslaughter charges stemming from the deaths of two employees in a trench collapse has pleaded not...

Former House speaker predicts 'Obamacare' won't be repealed
Former House speaker predicts 'Obamacare' won't be repealed

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Former House Speaker John Boehner predicted on Thursday that a full repeal and replacement of "Obamacare" is "not going to happen."...

Plight of company towns: finding a new identity
Plight of company towns: finding a new identity

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PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis planned to open this year's State of the City speech by thanking Caterpillar Inc. for its longtime...

Former tech CEO gets prison in US after self-exile in Africa
Former tech CEO gets prison in US after self-exile in Africa

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NEW YORK (AP) — A wealthy former CEO who dodged securities fraud charges by spending a decade in Africa with a $50 million nest egg was sentenced...

Stocks end mixed as investors seek safety; industrials slide
Stocks end mixed as investors seek safety; industrials slide

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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks wobbled Thursday as investors changed course and tempered their expectations for faster economic growth. Industrial companies,...

Correction: TJX-Expansion story

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FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (AP) — In a story Feb. 22 about the expansion plans of the company that owns T.J. Maxx and Marshalls, The Associated Press reported...

Taco Bell will take popular chicken-shelled chalupa off menu
Taco Bell will take popular chicken-shelled chalupa off menu

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IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — A Taco Bell treat that has a shell made entirely of fried chicken will vanish from the fast-food chain's menu despite its...

Matt Reeves steps in to direct 'The Batman'
Matt Reeves steps in to direct 'The Batman'

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Cloverfield" director Matt Reeves has stepped in to direct "The Batman" for Warner Bros. just a few weeks after star Ben Affleck...

The Latest: North Dakota protest camp cleared
The Latest: North Dakota protest camp cleared

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CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on the closing of a protest encampment near the Dakota Access pipeline construction site in North Dakota (all times...

Alan Colmes, liberal voice on Fox, dead at 66
Alan Colmes, liberal voice on Fox, dead at 66

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NEW YORK (AP) — Alan Colmes, the radio and television host and commentator best known as the amiable liberal foil to the hard-right Sean Hannity on the...

Manufacturing CEOs differ on border tax in talks with Trump
Manufacturing CEOs differ on border tax in talks with Trump

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Trump's meeting with U.S. manufacturing CEOs (all times local): 2:50 p.m. A senior White House official...

Smaller bite: Tax bills dip for most popular mutual funds

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NEW YORK (AP) — Tax time means many mutual-fund investors are paying the bill for their funds' past successes, even ones that predate their own...

VW exec arrested in US emissions scandal appears in court

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DETROIT (AP) — A Volkswagen executive who was arrested in the U.S. before he could fly home to Germany has appeared in Detroit federal court on charges...

INFLUENCE GAME: GM bill is self-driving and self-interested
INFLUENCE GAME: GM bill is self-driving and self-interested

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WASHINGTON (AP) — With states seizing the initiative on shaping the future of self-driving cars, General Motors is trying to persuade lawmakers across...

Hawaii bill would ban licenses for some foreign fishermen
Hawaii bill would ban licenses for some foreign fishermen

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HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii lawmakers are considering a proposal with the potential to cripple the state's commercial fishing industry after an Associated...

Long-term mortgage rates rise slightly this week

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Long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose slightly this week, continuing a holding pattern that has prevailed this month.

Low-cost Norwegian Air promises bargain flights to Europe

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WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — Low-cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle is promising to boost traffic at smaller airports on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean when...

Mnuchin says goal is to pass tax reform by August
Mnuchin says goal is to pass tax reform by August

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday the administration is committed to getting major tax reform legislation through...

Lawmakers renew push for drilling in Alaska wildlife refuge
Lawmakers renew push for drilling in Alaska wildlife refuge

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Frank Murkowski in 2001 gave a speech urging colleagues to approve oil drilling in America's largest wildlife...

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