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Good summer forecast for Colorado Springs tourism industry despite headwinds

Fri, May 25, 2018 - 12:02 PM 0

This year promises to be one "that holds both opportunities and challenges," states the Colorado Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau's annual report,...

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El Paso County wages increase in 2017 at fastest rate in 10 years

Wed, May 23, 2018 - 5:43 PM 0

Wages earned in El Paso County last year rose at the fastest rate since 2007 as a tight labor market left many employers competing for a shallower pool of...

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Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Lance Kohler
Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Lance Kohler

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Lance Kohler, managing broker of Cornerstone Real Estate Team, has received the Residential Management Professional designation from the National...

Colorado's top economic development official headlines State of Small Business event
Colorado's top economic development official headlines State of Small Business event

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 7 hr ago

Stephanie Copeland, executive director of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade, is the featured speaker at the State of...

High gas prices not deterring road-trippers Memorial Day weekend in Colorado
High gas prices not deterring road-trippers Memorial Day weekend in Colorado

By: Liz Forster - 0 7 hr ago

High gas prices are not deterring Coloradans are taking to the road this Memorial Day weekend. Nearly 760,000 Coloradans are expected to travel by...

The highest-paid CEOs by state; Colorado's comes in at a hefty $67.6 million
The highest-paid CEOs by state; Colorado's comes in at a hefty $67.6 million

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Here are the top-paid CEOs by state for 2017, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm. The survey considered only...

Apartment owner criticized as notorious slumlord sells his Colorado Springs properties
Apartment owner criticized as notorious slumlord sells his Colorado Springs properties

By: Rich Laden - 0 12 hr ago

Terry Ragan, the longtime Colorado Springs apartment owner called a "slumlord" because of decades of health, safety and building code violations at his...

New contractor to finish replacing Colorado Springs Airport roof after blaze
New contractor to finish replacing Colorado Springs Airport roof after blaze

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 12 hr ago

A new contractor will finish replacing Colorado Springs Airport's roof after the terminal was heavily damaged by a fire last month while another...

Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Denny Sevene

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Denny Sevene, a Shelter Insurance agent in Colorado Springs, has been named the company's "Agent of the Year" for Colorado, which is presented to the...

Voice of the Consumer: If someone's offering you free money, there's a catch
Voice of the Consumer: If someone's offering you free money, there's a catch

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A local business owner wants to warn others about a strange scam phone call he received. Instead of trying to take his money, the scammers are trying...

List: Colorado Springs-area Memorial Day business closings, weekend events
List: Colorado Springs-area Memorial Day business closings, weekend events

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Here's what's open, what's closed and what's happening around Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region over the Memorial Day weekend. Closings...

Colorado Springs' first bike share program preparing to roll out
Colorado Springs' first bike share program preparing to roll out

By: Conrad Swanson - 0 Yesterday

Colorado Springs' first bike share program is nearly ready to roll out, but first hundreds of bicycles must be unboxed, assembled and decorated....

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Small "towers" in Colorado Springs key to next-generation wireless service

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Yesterday

Unless someone points it out, most people wouldn't notice the cell towers that Crown Castle International Corp. owns and leases to major wireless...

Colorado recreational marijuana sales boom in month of March
Colorado recreational marijuana sales boom in month of March

By: - 0 Wed, May 23, 2018

DENVER — Recreational marijuana sales in Colorado eclipsed $105 million in March 2018, the highest monthly total for adult-use sales in the program's...

Colorado Springs Airport traffic continues passenger gains in April
Colorado Springs Airport traffic continues passenger gains in April

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Wed, May 23, 2018

Passenger traffic at the Colorado Springs Airport continued to build in April, increasing 21.4 percent from April 2017 to 69,555, with Frontier and...

Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Kendra Kaidel, Mandy Rick and Danielle Flynn
Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Kendra Kaidel, Mandy Rick and Danielle Flynn

By: - 0 Wed, May 23, 2018

Kendra Kaidel and Mandy Rick have joined Re/Max Properties Inc. and will work at the company's south office, and Danielle Flynn has joined the...

Chipotle moving headquarters from Denver to California
Chipotle moving headquarters from Denver to California

By: - 0 Wed, May 23, 2018

DENVER — Chipotle is moving its headquarters from its hometown of Denver to southern California. The burrito chain announced Wednesday that work done...

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Supermarket suspends political giving amid anti-NRA protest
Supermarket suspends political giving amid anti-NRA protest

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PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Survivors of the Parkland school shooting lay down in "die ins" at two Publix supermarkets Friday to protest the chain's support...

Trump makes it easier to fire federal workers for misconduct
Trump makes it easier to fire federal workers for misconduct

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday signed a trio of executive orders to overhaul the federal bureaucracy by making it easier to fire...

For CEOs, $11.7 million a year is just middle of the pack
For CEOs, $11.7 million a year is just middle of the pack

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NEW YORK (AP) — Chief executives at the biggest public companies got an 8.5 percent raise last year, bringing the median pay package for CEOs to $11.7...

Bill to create health care price controls in California dies

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A proposal to create government price controls in California for surgeries, hospital stays, doctor visits and other health...

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___ For CEOs, $11.7 million a year is just middle of the pack NEW YORK (AP) — Chief executives at the biggest public companies got an 8.5 percent...

Maritime organization approves Bering Strait shipping routes
Maritime organization approves Bering Strait shipping routes

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An international agency that sets standards for marine safety has approved two-way shipping routes into the Arctic Ocean...

After Amazon Echo misfire, ways to protect your own privacy
After Amazon Echo misfire, ways to protect your own privacy

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NEW YORK (AP) — Revelations that an Amazon Echo smart speaker inadvertently sent a family's private conversation to an acquaintance highlights some...

Since Weinstein: The growing list of the accused
Since Weinstein: The growing list of the accused

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NEW YORK (AP) — The publication of allegations of sexual misconduct against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein sparked a national reckoning. Since...

Fiat Chrysler warns 5.3M owners: Don't use the cruise
Fiat Chrysler warns 5.3M owners: Don't use the cruise

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DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 5.3 million vehicles in the U.S., Canada and elsewhere because in rare but terrifying...

Handcuffed Weinstein faces rape charge in #MeToo reckoning
Handcuffed Weinstein faces rape charge in #MeToo reckoning

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NEW YORK (AP) — It was the moment the #MeToo movement had been waiting for: Harvey Weinstein in handcuffs. His face pulled in a strained smile and his...

Recalls this week: strollers, compact utility loaders

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A line of strollers that fail to meet federal safety standards are among this week's recalled consumer products. Others include compact utility loaders...

The Latest: Weinstein takes books on theater, film to arrest
The Latest: Weinstein takes books on theater, film to arrest

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NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the sexual misconduct probe of film producer Harvey Weinstein (all times local): 11:40 a.m. Harvey Weinstein was in and...

APNewsBreak: Tesla in Autopilot mode sped up before crashing
APNewsBreak: Tesla in Autopilot mode sped up before crashing

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Tesla that crashed while in Autopilot mode in Utah this month accelerated in the seconds before it smashed into a stopped...

The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

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iTunes charts for week ending May 24, 2018 Top Songs 1. Like That, Kris Wu 2. In My Blood, Shawn Mendes 3. The Middle, Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey...

NY Lottery sets sales record, hauling in nearly $10B

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Lottery has hit a record for sales. State lottery officials said Friday that total sales of lottery tickets and video...

How AP and Equilar calculated CEO pay

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For its annual analysis of CEO pay, The Associated Press used data provided by Equilar, an executive data firm. Equilar examined regulatory filings...

Markets Right Now: Energy stocks pull indexes mostly lower
Markets Right Now: Energy stocks pull indexes mostly lower

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NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Stocks are mostly lower as energy companies sink...

AP PHOTOS: Top paid men, women in the CEO ranks
AP PHOTOS: Top paid men, women in the CEO ranks

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NEW YORK (AP) — Chief executives at the biggest public companies got an 8.5 percent raise last year, bringing the median pay package for CEOs to $11.7...

PepsiCo's Nooyi, Ventas's Cafaro among top-paid female CEOs
PepsiCo's Nooyi, Ventas's Cafaro among top-paid female CEOs

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Here are the 10 highest-paid female CEOs for 2017, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm. The AP's compensation...

Oil prices and energy companies tumble; other stocks rise
Oil prices and energy companies tumble; other stocks rise

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NEW YORK (AP) — Energy companies and oil prices are sinking again Friday morning on reports OPEC countries plan to produce more oil soon. Overall U.S....

Twin Metals wants to build ore processor closer to BWCA
Twin Metals wants to build ore processor closer to BWCA

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Twin Metals says its updated plan for an underground copper-nickel mine near Ely includes an ore processing facility on the east...

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