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RVs reaching younger demographic with smaller, more efficient units

Fri, Sep 30, 2016 - 9:25 AM 0

Campers are making a comeback. Local dealers gathering at Penrose Events Center for the first day of the Colorado Springs Great American RV Show Thursday...

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Progressive insurance hiring 127 in Colorado Springs

Fri, Sep 30, 2016 - 8:33 AM 0

Insurance giant Progressive Corp. said Thursday that it plans to hire 127 people for its Colorado Springs call center and information technology operation...

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Colorado Springs among top 5 cities in the U.S. for big homes
Colorado Springs among top 5 cities in the U.S. for big homes

By: Rich Laden - 0 10 hr ago

Own a house in Colorado Springs? Chances are you have plenty of elbow room.

Of the 100 most populous metro areas in the nation, Colorado...

Subaru recalls nearly 600,000 cars
Subaru recalls nearly 600,000 cars

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DETROIT — Subaru is recalling nearly 593,000 vehicles, some for a second time, because windshield wiper motors can overheat and increase the risk of...

Congress could let China write the rules on global trade, White House says

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WASHINGTON - The White House's top economic adviser cautioned Friday that the United States will surrender global leadership on trade issues to China...

Consumer spending stalls as incomes post slowest growth since January

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WASHINGTON - Consumer spending barely grew in August after a sharp rise the previous month as incomes rose by the smallest amount since winter, the...

Cybersecurity will always be needed, expert says in Startup Week panel

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Fri, Sep 30, 2016

The cybersecurity industry has staying power because is combating a problem that will never end, according to a top official with a fast-growing...

Colorado Springs company's stock plummets after loss of defense contract
Colorado Springs company's stock plummets after loss of defense contract

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 17 hr ago

Investors bailed on Vectrus Inc. shares Friday after the Colorado Springs-based defense contractor announced Thursday it lost its largest military...

Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Laura Cameron
Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Laura Cameron

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Laura Cameron has been named marketing manager for 365 Grand Club and Timeless Properties.

Cameron previously worked for VI Marketing and...

Colorado gives marijuana candy a new look to avoid confusion
Colorado gives marijuana candy a new look to avoid confusion

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DENVER — Wondering if that brownie contains marijuana? Colorado has you covered.

A requirement that edible marijuana products come with a...

BBB cites four companies, Colorado Springs Utilities for outstanding service
BBB cites four companies, Colorado Springs Utilities for outstanding service

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Thu, Sep 29, 2016

Five Colorado Springs-area businesses were honored Thursday by the Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado at its annual gala for providing...

Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: 3 new Re/Max hires

By: - 0 Thu, Sep 29, 2016

Re/Max Properties Inc. has announced three hires:

Andreana Petersen holds a bachelor's degree in advertising. She previously owned a...

The biggest winners and losers from OPEC's oil deal

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The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries' agreement to cut production ends two years of Saudi Arabia's pump-at-will policies, which had sunk...

U.S. economy expanded at revised 1.4 percent rate in 2nd quarter

By: - 0 Thu, Sep 29, 2016

The U.S. economy expanded more in the second quarter than previously estimated, reflecting a smaller drag from business spending on structures and...

Frontier sets attendant hiring event in Colorado
Frontier sets attendant hiring event in Colorado

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Thu, Sep 29, 2016

Frontier Airlines will host a recruiting "meet and greet" event from 2-4 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. Monday at the Colorado Springs Airport as part of its...

Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Jonathan Toman
Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Jonathan Toman

By: - 0 Thu, Sep 29, 2016

The Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region has announced its new Peak Radar manager, Jonathan Toman.

Originally from Manitou Springs, Toman...

Good news, bad news: Colorado Springs unemployment down because fewer looking for work
Good news, bad news: Colorado Springs unemployment down because fewer looking for work

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Wed, Sep 28, 2016

The Colorado Springs- area unemployment rate fell for a second consecutive month in August to 4.1 percent - but for the wrong reasons - as the labor...

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California opens pathway for cars that lack steering wheel

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California regulators have changed course and opened a pathway for the public to get self-driving cars of the future that lack a steering wheel or...

NTSB probe of deadly crash focuses on engineer, black box
NTSB probe of deadly crash focuses on engineer, black box

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HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — Here's what is known about the investigation into a commuter train crash that killed one person and injured more than 100 others...

California opens pathway for cars that lack steering wheel

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California regulators have changed course and opened a pathway for the public to get self-driving cars of the future that lack a steering wheel or...

Volkswagen reaches $1.2B settlement with dealers in scandal

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Volkswagen has agreed to pay its U.S. dealers up to $1.2 billion to compensate them for losses they said they suffered as a...

NTSB has yet to interview injured engineer in deadly crash
NTSB has yet to interview injured engineer in deadly crash

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HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — National Transportation Safety Board investigators held off questioning the engineer in the deadly Hoboken train crash because...

The Latest: Investigators say train crew 'very cooperative'
The Latest: Investigators say train crew 'very cooperative'

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HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on a commuter train that crashed into a station in New Jersey, killing one person and injuring more than 100 others...

A year of Alphabet: Great for Google, less so for moonshots
A year of Alphabet: Great for Google, less so for moonshots

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Reorganizing itself under the umbrella company Alphabet has done wonders for Google — but less so for a grab bag of eclectic...

Mother sues airline for flying 5-year-old son to wrong city
Mother sues airline for flying 5-year-old son to wrong city

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NEW YORK (AP) — A woman has filed a lawsuit against JetBlue Airways for mixing up her 5-year-old son with another boy and flying him to the wrong...

Glaxo paying $20M to resolve SEC charges of China bribery

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WASHINGTON (AP) — GlaxoSmithKline PLC has agreed to pay $20 million to resolve U.S. regulators' allegations that the pharmaceutical giant's China...

Allegiant says it has met FAA's safety-related concerns

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DALLAS (AP) — Federal aviation officials are satisfied that Allegiant Air is taking steps to address problems that inspectors found during a...

Slain officer's widow to inspect vest at center of lawsuit

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ATLANTA (AP) — The widow of a slain Georgia police officer hopes to learn more about why his ballistic vest didn't save him from...

IMF leader cites 'historic milestone' for China
IMF leader cites 'historic milestone' for China

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund, is calling the inclusion of China's renminbi as the...

Penney offers refunds on questionable towels, comforter set

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NEW YORK (AP) — Starting Wednesday, J.C. Penney says it will be offering refunds to shoppers who purchased certain towels and a comforter set though...

US Justice Department issues subpoena to Chesapeake Energy

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice has issued a subpoena to Chesapeake Energy Corp. that seeks information on the oil and natural...

Municipal-bond week in review: Yields sag then finish strong

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NEW YORK (AP) — Yields on municipal and Treasury bonds sagged this week on concerns about the health of Germany's largest bank, before retracing...

Harvard's dining hall workers preparing for strike

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Harvard University dining hall workers are preparing to go on strike.

The workers, represented by the Unite Here Local...

Some American Airlines workers say uniforms are causing rash

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DALLAS (AP) — Some American Airlines flight attendants say they're getting a rash from new uniforms made of wool.

The employees' union says it...

Stocks say 'nevermind'; reverse recent losses as banks jump
Stocks say 'nevermind'; reverse recent losses as banks jump

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks climbed Friday as banks made a rapid recovery following a steep fall a day ago. Investors hoped Deutsche Bank and the...

Markets Right Now: Bank stocks lead a rebound on Wall Street

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NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in global financial markets (all times local):

4:00 p.m.

Stocks are closing higher on Wall...

Man who got generations humming Oscar Mayer Wiener song dies
Man who got generations humming Oscar Mayer Wiener song dies

0 15 hr ago

CHICAGO (AP) — The man who got generations of hot dog lovers singing along to the Oscar Mayer Wiener song has died.

Richard Trentlage died...

Colorado gives marijuana candy a new look to avoid confusion
Colorado gives marijuana candy a new look to avoid confusion

0 15 hr ago

DENVER (AP) — Wondering if that brownie contains pot? Colorado has you covered.

A requirement that edible marijuana products come with a...

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Vigilant Tiger Security: Experts in the Business of Security

Fri, Sep 9, 2016 - 5:37 PM 0

At a time when financial resources are limited, yet the already critical role of security is increasing, there’s no denying the progressively...

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Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Deb Lemke and Lori Kapu
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On the move: PBR’s Flint Rasmussen

Wed, Sep 7, 2016 - 8:41 AM 0

It’s harder to nail down Flint Rasmussen than you think. Whether it’s his comedic influences, his ever evolving act or just his physical...

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