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New general manager leads Cobham into Colorado Springs expansion

Fri, Jun 22, 2018 - 6:00 PM 0

Cobham Semiconductor Solutions may not be the best-known or biggest computer chip manufacturer in Colorado Springs, but the British-owned company is about...

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Online sellers consider how to comply with sales tax ruling

Sat, Jun 23, 2018 - 11:05 AM 0

NEW YORK — While a Supreme Court ruling on sales taxes will create more obligations and expenses for many small online retailers, owners are already...

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Who’s selling steaks off truck? Amazon
Who’s selling steaks off truck? Amazon

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NEW YORK • Donna Brunswick drove to a Costco last month to pick up 2 pounds of raw flank steak — not at the wholesale club, but from a truck in the...

Jane Young: Social Security Spousal and Survivor Benefits — Part 2
Jane Young: Social Security Spousal and Survivor Benefits — Part 2

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Anyone who is or was married has many Social Security benefit options to choose from. If you are married, you might be entitled to 100 percent of your...

Colorado Springs area business events starting June 24, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 17 hr ago

Here's a list of business events starting on June 24 in Colorado Springs and the surrounding area. 

New general manager leads Cobham into Colorado Springs expansion
New general manager leads Cobham into Colorado Springs expansion

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 18 hr ago

Cobham Semiconductor Solutions may not be the best-known or biggest computer chip manufacturer in Colorado Springs, but the British-owned company is...

Jim Flynn: Money & the Law

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As regular readers may have noticed, this column rarely addresses issues involving the Internal Revenue Code. That’s because the Internal Revenue...

Colorado Springs auctioneers holding final on-site auction
Colorado Springs auctioneers holding final on-site auction

By: Andrea Guzmán - 0 22 hr ago

The latest industry threatened by the explosion of tech is auctioning. But after this weekend, you'll likely find Ray and Gerry Holt traveling in an...

Movers & Shakers: Nancy Phillips
Movers & Shakers: Nancy Phillips

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Nancy Phillips, executive board chair of Flexential, a Charlotte, N.C.-based hybrid information technology data center operator, has become an investor...

Movers & Shakers

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Hannah Parsons, CEO of Exponential Impact, will attend a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education summit Monday and Tuesday in...

New truck stop opens in Monument
New truck stop opens in Monument

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Fri, Jun 22, 2018

Pilot Flying J has opened a travel center southwest of Interstate 25 and Baptist Road in Monument. The center at 15455 Terrazo Drive, which employs...

Bitcoin mining firm pays $13M for vacant Colorado Springs Intel plant
Bitcoin mining firm pays $13M for vacant Colorado Springs Intel plant

By: Rich Laden - 0 Fri, Jun 22, 2018

Colorado Springs apparently is about to take its place among the ranks of cities becoming home to the complicated and confusing world of bitcoin mining...

Colorado Springs sales tax rise for fifth consecutive month
Colorado Springs sales tax rise for fifth consecutive month

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Thu, Jun 21, 2018

Consumer spending in Colorado Springs continued in April at the moderate pace it has maintained throughout 2018, the latest sales tax numbers from the...

Colorado Springs Movers and Shakers: Red Energy Public Relations
Colorado Springs Movers and Shakers: Red Energy Public Relations

By: - 0 Thu, Jun 21, 2018

Lauryn Alderson has been promoted from account executive to digital marketing coordinator for Red Energy Public Relations. Jessica Kinninger and Katy...

Supreme Court rules that states may require online retailers to collect sales taxes
Supreme Court rules that states may require online retailers to collect sales taxes

By: - 0 Thu, Jun 21, 2018

WASHINGTON - A divided Supreme Court ruled Thursday that states may require online retailers to collect billions of dollars of sales tax revenue owed...

Colorado Springs technology firm dpiX launching new product line Thursday
Colorado Springs technology firm dpiX launching new product line Thursday

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Thu, Jun 21, 2018

Colorado Springs-based dpiX LLC on Thursday will begin test production on a new manufacturing line for thin-film sensors to capture images of digital...

Gold Resource starts work on Nevada mine
Gold Resource starts work on Nevada mine

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Thu, Jun 21, 2018

Colorado Springsbased Gold Resource Corp. began construction Monday on its Isabella Pearl open-pit, heapleach gold project in Mineral County,...

National Business Headlines

BNSF: Estimated 230,000 gallons of oil spilled in derailment
BNSF: Estimated 230,000 gallons of oil spilled in derailment

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DOON, Iowa (AP) — An estimated 230,000 gallons (870,619 liters) of crude oil spilled into floodwaters in the northwestern corner of Iowa following a...

The Latest: Estimated 230,000 gallons of oil spilled
The Latest: Estimated 230,000 gallons of oil spilled

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DOON, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on the crude oil leaking after a train derailment in northwest Iowa (all times local): 4:10 p.m. A railroad official...

Oklahoma conservatives' views on medical marijuana evolving
Oklahoma conservatives' views on medical marijuana evolving

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LINDSAY, Okla. (AP) — Danny Daniels, an evangelical Christian in the rural Oklahoma town of Lindsay, is reliably conservative on just about every...

From boat makers to farmers, US-led tariff war inflicts pain
From boat makers to farmers, US-led tariff war inflicts pain

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A Florida boat builder absorbs $4 million in lost business and expects more pain. An Ohio pork producer is losing access to a vital...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's skewed claims on immigration, economy
AP FACT CHECK: Trump's skewed claims on immigration, economy

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is distorting the truth when it comes to the impact of his administration's policy regarding separating...

Netflix's top spokesman fired over use of racial term
Netflix's top spokesman fired over use of racial term

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix CEO Reed Hastings says he fired the company's top spokesman over use of the N-word. The spokesman, Jonathan Friedland,...

California lawmaker attacked over net neutrality decision
California lawmaker attacked over net neutrality decision

By: 0 Fri, Jun 22, 2018

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California lawmaker's decision to alter a net neutrality bill considered one of the nation's most aggressive efforts to...

Give up after scandals? Television history shows otherwise
Give up after scandals? Television history shows otherwise

By: 0 Fri, Jun 22, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — Say this about TV creators in 2018 — they don't give up easily. Three current shows — "Roseanne," ''Transparent" and "House of Cards"...

Portion of Kentucky bourbon warehouse collapses
Portion of Kentucky bourbon warehouse collapses

By: 0 Fri, Jun 22, 2018

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Thousands of whiskey barrels crashed into a massive heap Friday when a large section of a decades-old storage warehouse...

Police: Backup driver in fatal Uber crash was distracted
Police: Backup driver in fatal Uber crash was distracted

By: 0 Fri, Jun 22, 2018

PHOENIX (AP) — The human backup driver in an autonomous Uber SUV was streaming the television show "The Voice" on her phone and looking downward just...

Crude oil leaks into floodwaters after train derails in Iowa
Crude oil leaks into floodwaters after train derails in Iowa

By: 0 Fri, Jun 22, 2018

DOON, Iowa (AP) — A freight train derailed in northwest Iowa on Friday, leaking crude oil from into flooded fields flanking the tracks and raising...

Business Highlights

By: 0 Fri, Jun 22, 2018

___ OPEC agrees to pump more oil but crude prices jump anyway VIENNA (AP) — The OPEC oil countries have agreed to increase their production by almost...

US stocks finish mostly higher as energy companies climb
US stocks finish mostly higher as energy companies climb

By: 0 Fri, Jun 22, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — Oil prices and energy companies rallied Friday after OPEC said it will produce more oil, but not as much as investors feared. While...

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise as energy companies surge

By: 0 Fri, Jun 22, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4:00 p.m. U.S. stocks are closing higher Friday as oil prices and...

DuVernay scores another milestone for black female directors
DuVernay scores another milestone for black female directors

By: 0 Fri, Jun 22, 2018

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Filmmaker Ava DuVernay has checked off another milestone for black female directors. This week her film "A Wrinkle in Time" crossed...

The Latest: Auto trade group decries Trump's tariff threat
The Latest: Auto trade group decries Trump's tariff threat

By: 0 Fri, Jun 22, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on America's disputes with its trading partners (all times local): 3:05 p.m. A trade association representing a dozen...

National rig count falls by 7 to 1,052; Louisiana loses 4

By: 0 Fri, Jun 22, 2018

HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. decreased by seven this week to 1,052. At this time a year ago there...

Delta bans pit bulls as service dogs, sparks backlash
Delta bans pit bulls as service dogs, sparks backlash

By: 0 Fri, Jun 22, 2018

ATLANTA (AP) — Delta Air Lines says it's no longer allowing passengers to fly with "pit bull type" dogs as service or support animals, a policy that's...

Drug spoon sculpture placed outside drugmaker headquarters
Drug spoon sculpture placed outside drugmaker headquarters

By: 0 Fri, Jun 22, 2018

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — An 800-pound, nearly 11-foot-long steel sculpture of a bent and burned drug spoon was placed Friday in front of the Connecticut...

The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

By: 0 Fri, Jun 22, 2018

iTunes charts for week ending June 21, 2018 Top Songs 1. Girls Like You (feat. Cardi B), Maroon 5 2. I Like It, Cardi B,Bad Bunny & J Balvin 3....

Federal study: Chemicals toxic at levels EPA thought safe

By: 0 Fri, Jun 22, 2018

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — The chemicals used by a West Virginia factory to make non-stick products are dangerous at levels the U.S. Environmental...

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Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Jim Bensberg
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