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Survey: Pikes Peak region has opportunities to grow tourism industry

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The Pikes Peak region needs better air service and public transportation, more meeting space and sports facilities and additional advertising to support the...

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Olympic Museum groundbreaking in Colorado Springs unlikely until at least October

Fri, Aug 26, 2016 - 5:08 PM 0

U.S. Olympic Museum backers still haven't raised the nearly $10 million in additional private donations they say they need before they'll launch...

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Augmented reality offers new way to shop for furniture

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SAN DIEGO - Close your eyes. Can you picture that sofa you're coveting in your living room? Now, open your eyes and pull out your phone - because...

The 401(k) is wreaking havoc on retirement
The 401(k) is wreaking havoc on retirement

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The shift from pensions to 401(k) plans is making retirement inequality much worse - and education is what separates the haves from the have-nots, a...

Colorado Springs area business events starting Aug. 28, 2016

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Rotary Club of East Colorado Springs - 12:15-1:30 p.m., Valley Hi Golf Course Clubhouse, 610 S. Chelton Road, free; eastcolorado...

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- The Walmart Foundation will begin accepting grant applications to its State Giving Program on Monday. The foundation will award grants between...

Montezuma peach market fades, but it's not forgotten
Montezuma peach market fades, but it's not forgotten

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CORTEZ — The hot days and cool nights of McElmo Canyon are ideal for growing a sweet peach with tangy complex flavors.

More than 100 years...

Vectrus wins $21M order

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Vectrus Inc. has been awarded a $21 million task order under a $5 billion, six-year Air Force contract the Colorado Springs-based defense contractor...

Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Kelly Galant
Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Kelly Galant

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Kelly Galant has joined Penrose-St. Francis Health Services as vice president of clinical quality.

Galant has been VP of quality and patient...

Yellen says rate-hike case 'strengthened in recent months'
Yellen says rate-hike case 'strengthened in recent months'

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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the case to raise interest rates is getting stronger as the U.S. economy approaches the central bank's...

When workers don't get paid sick days, everyone else is more likely to get sick
When workers don't get paid sick days, everyone else is more likely to get sick

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Maybe you prepare food for a living. Maybe you feel awfully nauseous. Maybe you clock in, anyway - rent is due in two weeks.

Working Americans...

VW to lower U.S. prices in uphill battle to lift plunging sales
VW to lower U.S. prices in uphill battle to lift plunging sales

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Volkswagen is promising U.S. dealers a wider model range and lower pricing as the automaker tries to broaden its appeal and push the reset button in...

U.S. rule helps states launch retirement plans for private-sector workers

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Millions of workers struggle to save for retirement in part because it isn't easy enough to open an account or have the money automatically deducted...

AB InBev said to plan 5,500 job cuts after SABMiller deal

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Anheuser-Busch InBev expects to cut about 3 percent of its enlarged workforce in the three years after its takeover of SABMiller as it seeks to...

Colorado Springs couple pays nothing for first-in-the-nation solar array
Colorado Springs couple pays nothing for first-in-the-nation solar array

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Nancy and Lynn Gramoll couldn't help but smile as they stood on the small deck of their Colorado Springs home on Thursday and talked about the solar...

Cybersecurity Center in Colorado Springs to hire CEO and host national conference
Cybersecurity Center in Colorado Springs to hire CEO and host national conference

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Yesterday

The National Cybersecurity Center in Colorado Springs plans to hire a CEO next month and will host officials from across the country at a three-day...

Activist discovers iPhone spyware, sparking security update
Activist discovers iPhone spyware, sparking security update

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AJMAN, United Arab Emirates — The suspicious text message that appeared on Ahmed Mansoor's iPhone promised to reveal details about torture in the...

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Florida-bound Southwest flight diverted after engine problem

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Southwest Airlines says a flight from New Orleans to Orlando, Florida, was diverted after a problem with an...

Regulator: Dakota Access pipeline worker killed in accident

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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A man working on the four-state Dakota Access oil pipeline was killed in an apparent accident in western North Dakota, a state...

WHY IT MATTERS: Issues at stake in election
WHY IT MATTERS: Issues at stake in election

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A selection of issues at stake in the presidential election and their impact on Americans, in brief:

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In this...

You talkin' to me? English no longer a must for NYC cabbies
You talkin' to me? English no longer a must for NYC cabbies

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NEW YORK (AP) — People who hope to drive New York City's famous yellow cabs must pass tests on such details as driving rules and where they can pick...

GM recalling about 368,000 vehicles to fix windshield wipers

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General Motors is recalling nearly 368,000 vehicles to fix a defective part that could prevent the windshield wipers from working.

The problem...

Far-reaching tribal solidarity displayed at pipeline protest
Far-reaching tribal solidarity displayed at pipeline protest

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NEAR THE STANDING ROCK SIOUX RESERVATION, N.D. (AP) — Native Americans from reservations hundreds of miles away from North Dakota have joined the...

Wal-Mart takes Texas to court to crack liquor-sales market
Wal-Mart takes Texas to court to crack liquor-sales market

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HOUSTON (AP) — A federal appeals court is allowing a trade group representing Texas liquor store operators to join a stalled federal lawsuit that...

Far-reaching tribal solidarity displayed at pipeline protest
Far-reaching tribal solidarity displayed at pipeline protest

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NEAR THE STANDING ROCK SIOUX RESERVATION, N.D. (AP) — Native Americans from reservations hundreds of miles away from North Dakota have joined the...

A monumental task: Getting Mainers to support a new park
A monumental task: Getting Mainers to support a new park

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MILLINOCKET, Maine (AP) — Among the empty storefronts on once-bustling Penobscot Avenue, longtime resident Jean McLean stood in her art gallery, the...

Tank explodes at California refinery; no injuries reported
Tank explodes at California refinery; no injuries reported

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A sulfur storage tank exploded Friday at the largest oil refinery in California, sending a chemical cloud into the air and causing...

The colonel's secret recipe revealed? Not so fast, says KFC
The colonel's secret recipe revealed? Not so fast, says KFC

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NEW YORK (AP) — Has Colonel Sanders' nephew inadvertently revealed to the world the secret blend of 11 herbs and spices behind KFC's fried chicken...

Oregon fair generates buzz with 1st legal pot display in US
Oregon fair generates buzz with 1st legal pot display in US

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SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Living marijuana plants went on display Friday at the Oregon State Fair, with organizers saying it's the first state fair in the...

Oldest floating US post office scrapes rock, runs aground

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MEREDITH, N.H. (AP) — Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night could stop a U.S. mail boat — and then it ran aground in New...

The Colonel's famous recipe (maybe, maybe not)
The Colonel's famous recipe (maybe, maybe not)

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Social media is lighting up on the possibility that, at long last, Colonel Sanders' 11 herbs and spices have been revealed. KFC says it hasn't, and...

Facebook reduces role of human editors in 'trending topics'

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is taking new steps to reduce the role of human judgment in its "Trending Topics" feature, which drew controversy...

Correction: Hospital Superbug Outbreak story

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a Feb. 20, 2015 story about an antibiotic-resistant "superbug" outbreak at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, The Associated...

Icahn hits back, says he bought more Herbalife shares

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NEW YORK (AP) — Activist investor Carl Icahn insists that he's still in Herbalife's camp, saying he bought 2.3 million more Herbalife shares Friday...

Lockheed Martin unit to manage former Nevada nuke test site

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — A subsidiary of defense giant Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $5 billion contract to manage a vast federal Department of Energy...

Breach in fishing license system exposes data in Northwest
Breach in fishing license system exposes data in Northwest

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A breach in a vendor's system that processes online sales of hunting and fishing licenses in Idaho, Oregon and Washington state...

Appeals court rules NYC can use GPS to track taxi drivers

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NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court ruled Friday that New York City can track taxi drivers by using their cabs' GPS systems.

The Second...

Court sides with Trader Joe's in suit over alleged knockoff

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A U.S. court has the authority to hear a trademark lawsuit by grocery chain Trader Joe's against a man who purchased the...

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