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Ted Rayburn: Cruise to Denver or be launched?

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Having spent way too much of my adult life behind the wheel of a car, I am always on the lookout for good transportation alternatives. By good, I mean...

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Trump's - and other developers' - pass on Red Rock Canyon turned out OK for Colorado Springs

Sun, Feb 19, 2017 - 3:51 PM 0

A Trump resort at Red Rock Canyon. It has the ring of fake news, but according to a Colorado Springs real estate agent involved in a late 1990s bid to...

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Get a Job Monday: Alorica may have a smokin' hot career for you
Get a Job Monday: Alorica may have a smokin' hot career for you

By: Eric Singer - 0 1 hr ago

Insanely great customer + knowing your way around a smartphone + loves sales and retentions = a new career for you! The Gazette's Eric Singer has...

As Uber, Lyft thrive at DIA, airport will allow fewer taxi cabs
As Uber, Lyft thrive at DIA, airport will allow fewer taxi cabs

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The demand for traditional taxis at Denver International Airport has dropped over the years as more passengers use ride-sharing services like Uber and...

Colorado town getting a drive-through marijuana shop
Colorado town getting a drive-through marijuana shop

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PARACHUTE, Colo.  — The western Colorado town of Parachute is getting a drive-through marijuana shop, believed to be the first in the state. The...

Tech Q&A: How a PC virus scam really happens

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Question: After reading your column about updating Windows 7 (see tinyurl.com/zzhdlyf), I typed your tinyurl address into my browser and got strange...

Tech review: STM Messenger is not too big, not too small for toting just what you need
Tech review: STM Messenger is not too big, not too small for toting just what you need

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I've used a laptop as my only computer for at least the past eight years. So every night at the end of my workday, I put it to sleep, pack it in a bag,...

The simple question about self-driving cars we still can't answer
The simple question about self-driving cars we still can't answer

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At a U.S. House subcommittee hearing on self-driving cars Tuesday, Rep. Gregg Harper, R-Miss., asked a seemingly simple question about what happens...

Your guide to choosing an unlimited data plan
Your guide to choosing an unlimited data plan

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With all the unlimited mobile data plans out there these days, it's easy to feel a little lost. Between the varying offers and the fine print, choosing...

Google DeepMind researches why robots kill or cooperate

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When our robot overlords arrive, will they decide to kill us or cooperate with us? New research from DeepMind, Alphabet Inc.'s London-based...

Netflix plans new toys, merchandise based on hit TV shows
Netflix plans new toys, merchandise based on hit TV shows

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Netflix is plotting a move into the toy business. The world's largest paid video service is looking to hire an executive to oversee the licensing of...

Michelle Singletary: How to manage your finances amid an unpredictable administration

By: - 0 Sat, Feb 18, 2017

President Donald Trump's unpredictability, policy plans and political stumbles are scaring some investors. Perhaps this question from a reader sums...

Linda Leitz: Put planning into your charitable donations
Linda Leitz: Put planning into your charitable donations

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Many people consider charitable donations as an important part of their regular budgets. These gifts to nonprofits are sometimes very spontaneous, with...

Jim Flynn: How states stopped president's travel ban
Jim Flynn: How states stopped president's travel ban

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As you may have heard, the executive branch of our government has managed to get itself into a major tiff with the judicial branch. The cause of this...

Briefcase

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- The Home Front Cares, a Colorado nonprofit that provides emergency financial grants to veterans and military families statewide, announces the search...

Colorado Springs-area business events starting Feb. 19, 2017

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Business-related events in and around Colorado Springs for the week beginning Feb. 19, 2017.

Colorado Springs banks close out 2016 with near-record profits
Colorado Springs banks close out 2016 with near-record profits

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Sat, Feb 18, 2017

Despite a booming Colorado Springs-area economy and double- digit percentage growth in lending, the area's banks are shoring up reserves for potential...

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Flying coach: Many universities are using private planes

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BOSTON (AP) — Once seen as a luxury of the corporate world, private planes are becoming increasingly common at U.S. colleges and universities as...

'Lego Batman' stays No. 1, conquers 'The Great Wall'
'Lego Batman' stays No. 1, conquers 'The Great Wall'

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NEW YORK (AP) — "The Great Wall" was a hit in China. In North America, it was a dud. The most expensive film ever made in China and with a budget of...

World stocks mostly rise as US remains shut for holiday
World stocks mostly rise as US remains shut for holiday

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HONG KONG (AP) — Global stocks mostly rose Monday, though Wall Street to remain shut for a holiday, as investors awaited economic and corporate...

Boston, patrolmen's union agree to 4-year, $68 million deal

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BOSTON (AP) — Boston's mayor and the city's largest police union have agreed to a four-year, $68 million contract for its 1,500 patrol officers. The...

House GOP hails health plan that Democrats call inadequate
House GOP hails health plan that Democrats call inadequate

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Top House Republicans say their outline for replacing President Barack Obama's health care law is a pathway to greater flexibility...

Inrix's top 10 most traffic-clogged cities in the world

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Traffic analytics firm Inrix has calculated how much time drivers spend stuck in traffic during peak travel times last year in 1,064 cities in 38...

Traffic study ranks Los Angeles as world's most clogged city

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DETROIT (AP) — When it comes to getting stuck in traffic on the way to and from work, Los Angeles leads the world. Transportation analytics firm Inrix...

Tribes hope Trump's 'America first' helps first Americans
Tribes hope Trump's 'America first' helps first Americans

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BOSTON (AP) — Native Americans hope President Donald Trump doesn't forget America's first inhabitants as he promises to put "America first." Tribes...

Asian shares mixed as investors await Fed, company earnings

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HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed in early trading Monday as investors looked for fresh leads while they awaited economic and corporate earnings...

Colorado town getting a drive-through marijuana shop

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PARACHUTE, Colo. (AP) — The western Colorado town of Parachute is getting a drive-through marijuana shop, believed to be the first in the state. The...

Kraft Heinz withdraws $143B bid to buy Unilever
Kraft Heinz withdraws $143B bid to buy Unilever

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NEW YORK (AP) — Ketchup maker and packaged food giant Kraft Heinz has withdrawn a $143 billion offer to buy Unilever, backing away after the...

SpaceX launches rocket from NASA's historic moon pad
SpaceX launches rocket from NASA's historic moon pad

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A SpaceX rocket soared from NASA's long-idled moonshot pad Sunday, sending up space station supplies from the exact spot...

Insider Q&A: Hydro Flask CEO Scott Allan
Insider Q&A: Hydro Flask CEO Scott Allan

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Hydro Flask is a small company that went big, quickly. The Bend, Oregon-based maker of colorful stainless steel bottles was founded in 2009 with one...

Last-second launch delay for SpaceX at historic moon pad
Last-second launch delay for SpaceX at historic moon pad

By: 0 Sat, Feb 18, 2017

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Last-minute rocket trouble forced SpaceX on Saturday to delay its inaugural launch from NASA's historic moon pad. SpaceX...

Firefighters knock down blaze at California oil refinery
Firefighters knock down blaze at California oil refinery

By: 0 Sat, Feb 18, 2017

TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) — An explosion and fire erupted Saturday at a California oil refinery, exactly two years after a blast that crippled the plant...

Chrysler recalls some cars for loose bolts

By: 0 Sat, Feb 18, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Fiat Chrysler says it is recalling some Chrysler cars because driveshaft bolts can come loose on all-wheel drive models, increasing the...

Milwaukee to 'Pokemon' monsters: Get a permit to enter parks
Milwaukee to 'Pokemon' monsters: Get a permit to enter parks

By: 0 Sat, Feb 18, 2017

MILWAUKEE (AP) — "Pokemon Go" monsters can roam virtually wherever they please, but they'll need a permit to get into Milwaukee County parks. At the...

Rejected by Unilever, Kraft Heinz still hungry for expansion
Rejected by Unilever, Kraft Heinz still hungry for expansion

By: 0 Fri, Feb 17, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Kraft Heinz's $143 billion offer to buy Unilever was spurned, but the ketchup, cheese and lunch meat maker is still hungry to expand...

Trump leaps back into campaign mode, raps media anew
Trump leaps back into campaign mode, raps media anew

By: 0 Fri, Feb 17, 2017

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Hoping to shift attention from his troubled White House, President Donald Trump hit the road Friday to deliver a pep talk...

Mortgage service firm OKs $225 million California settlement

By: 0 Fri, Feb 17, 2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A mortgage services company signed a $225 million settlement with California regulators on Friday to settle allegations it...

Northern New England gets buried in snow, and skiers love it
Northern New England gets buried in snow, and skiers love it

By: 0 Fri, Feb 17, 2017

BURKE, Vt. (AP) — The gods have answered the call of skiers, snowmobilers and dog mushers, dumping mounds of snow in northern New England following...

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