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Colorado Springs supertanker company signs first U.S. contract

Fri, May 26, 2017 - 6:38 AM 0

Global SuperTanker Services LLC, the Colorado Springs-based owners of the Boeing 747-400 equipped for battling wildfires, has signed its first U.S. contract...

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Colorado Springs team a Go Code winner for second consecutive year

Fri, May 26, 2017 - 6:21 PM 0

Drip, developed last month as an online platform to create a title search for water rights by a Colorado Springs-based team, was one of three winners...

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Three devices that make it safer to talk on your phone while driving
Three devices that make it safer to talk on your phone while driving

By: - 0 Sun, May 28, 2017

Have you ever talked on your phone while driving your car? Sure you have. I have, too. What about using your phone to help navigate in the car? If...

Webpass may be option for cable, high-speed net
Webpass may be option for cable, high-speed net

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SAN DIEGO - Cord cutting has taken a bite out of the number of pay-TV subscribers for cable and telecommunications companies. But it hasn't...

Venture capitalist spends time browsing Nextdoor

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SAN FRANCISCO - The lauded Silicon Valley venture capitalist Bill Gurley who, along with his partners at Benchmark, was an early investor in companies...

Tech Q&A: Streaming TV and the need for speed

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Q: I'm thinking about dropping cable TV but keeping cable internet service for streaming TV. Right now, the speed of my Comcast Xfinity X1 Triple Play...

Jane Young: Tax tips to sell a home that was rented
Jane Young: Tax tips to sell a home that was rented

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When you sell a home that has been rented, there are restrictions on your ability to exclude all of your gains. As mentioned in last week's article,...

Jim Flynn: Debt collectors must file in good faith
Jim Flynn: Debt collectors must file in good faith

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Resolving consumer disputes is probably not the U.S. Supreme Court's favorite activity. But, every once in a while it must be done. And, on May 15,...

Colorado Springs-area travel industry officials expect tourism bonanza in 2017
Colorado Springs-area travel industry officials expect tourism bonanza in 2017

By: Rich Laden - 0 21 hr ago

Tourism in the Pikes Peak region finally began to heat up three to four years ago after the Great Recession, based on increasing tax revenues collected...

Colorado Springs area business events starting May 28, 2017

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Business-related events in and around Colorado Springs for the week beginning May 28, 2017.

Pros and cons of a credit card balance transfer
Pros and cons of a credit card balance transfer

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That credit card debt you've managed to pile up is about to get more expensive. The Federal Reserve is poised to raise its benchmark interest rate...

The 'below average' fund fee could eat your retirement
The 'below average' fund fee could eat your retirement

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Average fees paid for U.S. mutual funds and exchange-traded funds fell to a new low of less than 0.6 percent in 2016, Morningstar reported Tuesday....

A man is suing Hershey for ‘under-filling’ his box of Whoppers
A man is suing Hershey for ‘under-filling’ his box of Whoppers

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A lawsuit alleging that Hershey is intentionally under-filling packages of Whoppers, Reese’s Pieces and other candy has gotten the green light to move...

Colorado Springs native named as new Pikes Peak Workforce Center executive director
Colorado Springs native named as new Pikes Peak Workforce Center executive director

By: Rich Laden - 0 Fri, May 26, 2017

Lisa Rice, a Colorado Springs native and former Florida employment official, has been named as new executive director of the Pikes Peak Workforce...

Colorado Springs cybersecurity provider forms partnership with Chertoff Group
Colorado Springs cybersecurity provider forms partnership with Chertoff Group

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Fri, May 26, 2017

Colorado Springs-based cybersecurity provider root9B Holdings Inc. has formed a partnership with The Chertoff Group that includes launching a capital...

Airport passenger traffic surges in April
Airport passenger traffic surges in April

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Fri, May 26, 2017

Passenger traffic numbers at the Colorado Springs Airport continued to take off in April, increasing 21.2 percent from April 2016 to 59,263. The gain...

Movers & Shakers
Movers & Shakers

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Angela Seals has been promoted to deputy director of the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region, overseeing communications, advertising, grant...

National Business Headlines

'Pirates of the Caribbean' tops box office, 'Baywatch' sinks
'Pirates of the Caribbean' tops box office, 'Baywatch' sinks

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was smooth sailing to the top spot at the box office for "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales," but the waters were...

US official mulling greatly expanded airplane laptop ban
US official mulling greatly expanded airplane laptop ban

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Sunday he's considering banning laptops from the passenger cabins of all international...

Ford's changes at the top aimed at faster decision-making
Ford's changes at the top aimed at faster decision-making

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DETROIT (AP) — Earlier this week, Ford Motor Co. replaced company veteran Mark Fields as CEO with Jim Hackett, a relative newcomer to the auto...

Coal trains fewer as Appalachian railroads keep rolling
Coal trains fewer as Appalachian railroads keep rolling

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MATOAKA, W.Va. (AP) — The red caboose parked at the edge of a rundown commercial block is the only rail car some people have seen in Matoaka in more...

Newly insured fret over gains made under US health care law
Newly insured fret over gains made under US health care law

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More than 20 million people in the United States gained coverage under the Affordable Care Act — the health overhaul that's helped pushed uninsured...

Jet owned by Elvis auctioned after sitting 35 years
Jet owned by Elvis auctioned after sitting 35 years

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A private jet once owned by Elvis Presley has been auctioned after sitting on a runway in New Mexico for 35 years. The plane...

Mother of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick killed in boat accident
Mother of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick killed in boat accident

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FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The mother of the CEO of the ride-hailing company Uber died in a boat accident in a California lake, the company said. Bonnie...

Trump's trip: Conventional images and unconventional talk
Trump's trip: Conventional images and unconventional talk

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TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) — As he dashed through the Middle East and Europe, Donald Trump looked like a conventional American leader abroad. He solemnly...

The Latest: Mother of Uber CEO dies after boating accident

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FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the death of the mother of the CEO of ride-hailing company Uber (all times local): 2:30 p.m. The Fresno County...

California bills target private business to help immigrants

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Democrats are expanding their efforts to resist President Donald Trump's crackdown on illegal immigration with...

With new law, Lyft, Uber set to return to Texas capital city
With new law, Lyft, Uber set to return to Texas capital city

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Uber and Lyft, the ride-hailing giants that left Texas's capital city a year ago over local fingerprint requirements for drivers,...

Trump's budget renews debate on Arctic refuge oil drilling
Trump's budget renews debate on Arctic refuge oil drilling

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — President Donald Trump's plan to help balance the federal budget features a new attempt to open the coastal plain of Alaska's...

Petition opposes refinery near North Dakota national park
Petition opposes refinery near North Dakota national park

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MEDORA, N.D. (AP) — Meridian Energy Group is developing what it bills as "the cleanest refinery on the planet" in western North Dakota, despite...

Kuwaiti company agrees to pay $95 million in fraud case

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A Kuwaiti logistics company has agreed to pay $95 million to resolve allegations that it inflated prices and defrauded the U.S....

Warthog attack plane finds new life in Trump administration
Warthog attack plane finds new life in Trump administration

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Air Force leaders have reversed an Obama administration decision on the A-10 attack plane known as the Warthog. The previous...

Russian bankers sue BuzzFeed over unverified Trump dossier

By: 0 Fri, May 26, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — The owners of a Russian bank filed a lawsuit against the online publication BuzzFeed on Friday for publishing an uncorroborated dossier...

Jury convicts Florida co-pilot of operating plane drunk

By: 0 Fri, May 26, 2017

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan jury has convicted a Florida co-pilot of being drunk while preparing for a charter airline flight last summer....

Workers dangle from cables after partial building collapse
Workers dangle from cables after partial building collapse

By: 0 Fri, May 26, 2017

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Scaffolding and wet concrete gave way at a building site in the San Francisco Bay Area on Friday, leaving construction workers...

More records, barely, as stocks rise for 7th day
More records, barely, as stocks rise for 7th day

By: 0 Fri, May 26, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks made the tiniest of gains Friday as media companies and sellers of beauty products and food ticked higher. Major indexes...

States struggle with oversight of online charter schools
States struggle with oversight of online charter schools

By: 0 Fri, May 26, 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — As U.S. children flock to virtual charter schools, states are struggling to catch up and develop rules to make sure the students...

Colorado oil tank blast kills worker, spurs safety questions
Colorado oil tank blast kills worker, spurs safety questions

By: 0 Fri, May 26, 2017

DENVER (AP) — An oil tank explosion in northern Colorado killed a worker and burned three others, shooting up flames just miles away from an unrelated...

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