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Urban Tour to showcase living in downtown Colorado Springs

Tue, Mar 28, 2017 - 5:51 PM 0

Colorado Springs' annual Parade of Homes showcases homebuilding, furnishings and decorating. But next month's first-of-its-kind Urban Living Tour will...

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Chipotle purges preservatives in bid to renew foodie image

Tue, Mar 28, 2017 - 4:25 PM 0

Chipotle's quest to sell preservative-free food is now complete, giving the chain fresh bragging rights as it tries to rebuild its reputation and recover...

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What Hasbro's Pie Face tells us about the future of fun
What Hasbro's Pie Face tells us about the future of fun

By: - 0 Sun, Mar 26, 2017

When K.C. Miller got her seven grandchildren together for the holidays, things got a little messy in the kitchen. They weren't cooking some elaborate...

What you should think about before buying Apple's cheaper iPad and red iPhone
What you should think about before buying Apple's cheaper iPad and red iPhone

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Apple announced several new products last week, including a cheaper version of the iPad and a new red shade for the iPhone. Consumers could place their...

Tech Q&A: A Wi-Fi network with too many gadgets

By: - 0 Sun, Mar 26, 2017

Question: I occasionally lose the email connections on my two Samsung Galaxy S7 smartphones when they are connected to my home Wi-Fi network. The...

Three things Samsung says its Bixby assistant will do that Siri can't
Three things Samsung says its Bixby assistant will do that Siri can't

By: - 0 Sun, Mar 26, 2017

Samsung last Monday officially revealed Bixby, its new voice assistant and Siri rival. Bixby will debut on the Samsung Galaxy S8, which the firm is...

Apple's next big thing: augmented reality
Apple's next big thing: augmented reality

By: - 0 Sun, Mar 26, 2017

Tim Cook has talked up a lot of technologies since becoming Apple's chief executive in 2011. Driverless cars. Artificial intelligence. Streaming...

Jane Young: Large refunds feel good but aren't financially wise
Jane Young: Large refunds feel good but aren't financially wise

By: - 0 Sat, Mar 25, 2017

Historically, during times of higher interest rates, it was clearly unwise to let the Internal Revenue Service hold on to your hard-earned money until...

Jim Flynn: Maze of immigration law gets more and more complicated
Jim Flynn: Maze of immigration law gets more and more complicated

By: - 0 Sat, Mar 25, 2017

With all the fuss these days over illegal immigration, I decided I should know more about immigrants living in the country legally. (There are...

Lottery funds to pay for Falcon dog park, Colorado Springs park for kids with disabilities
Lottery funds to pay for Falcon dog park, Colorado Springs park for kids with disabilities

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Sat, Mar 25, 2017

Colorado Springs' second playground for kids with disabilities and a new park for pooches are among the projects that will materialize in the Pikes...

Court order bars Colorado Springs-area barn company from doing business
Court order bars Colorado Springs-area barn company from doing business

By: Rich Laden - 0 Sat, Mar 25, 2017

A family-run, Colorado Springs-area barn builder has been ordered to stop business after allegations that it took $360,000 from nearly two dozen...

8 stories not to be missed around Colorado Springs this week
8 stories not to be missed around Colorado Springs this week

By: Ernestas Tyminas - 0 Sat, Mar 25, 2017

Politics and crime related stories often dominate the news, but there are a lot of other great stories around Colorado Springs that can get lost in the...

Inside Amazon's battle to break into the $800 billion grocery market
Inside Amazon's battle to break into the $800 billion grocery market

By: - 0 Sat, Mar 25, 2017

"Very wasteful" isn't a phrase usually associated with Amazon.com Inc., which is so cost-conscious it once removed the lightbulbs from its cafeteria's...

Can a reverse mortgage stabilize a wobbly retirement-income stool?

By: - 0 Sat, Mar 25, 2017

Financial planners, who once disparaged reverse mortgages, are beginning to recommend them for clients as a proactive retirement income strategy,...

With Ackman out, Valeant confronts rocky road to revival
With Ackman out, Valeant confronts rocky road to revival

By: - 0 Sat, Mar 25, 2017

Turning around Valeant was never going to be easy. But the clock is ticking for Joe Papa, the chief executive of the struggling drug company. Even...

Your next car will be delivered like a pizza
Your next car will be delivered like a pizza

By: - 0 Sat, Mar 25, 2017

Doritos or a Dodge Challenger? This month in San Antonio, Carvana, an e-commerce platform for used cars, opened a vehicle vending machine, which is...

Colorado Springs area business events starting March 26, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sat, Mar 25, 2017

Business events in and around the Colorado Springs area for the week beginning March 26, 2017.

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Indiana board endorses $7M Carrier plant deal Trump brokered
Indiana board endorses $7M Carrier plant deal Trump brokered

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana board has endorsed directing $7 million in state tax breaks and grants for a deal brokered by President Donald Trump...

Democratic senator asks drugmakers about opioid sales plans
Democratic senator asks drugmakers about opioid sales plans

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic senator is seeking marketing information, sales records and studies from manufacturers of the top-selling opioid...

Ivanka Trump, Education Secretary DeVos promote STEM careers
Ivanka Trump, Education Secretary DeVos promote STEM careers

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday exhorted young girls to pursue careers in science, technology,...

Darden Restaurants and Red Hat climb; McCormick skids

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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday: Carnival Corp., up 40 cents to $59.27 The cruise line disclosed solid...

Amazon tests grocery pickup service in Seattle
Amazon tests grocery pickup service in Seattle

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NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is testing a grocery pickup service in Seattle. The AmazonFresh Pickup service is currently open only to Amazon employees....

Judge dismisses suit accusing Glock founder of racketeering

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ATLANTA (AP) — A federal judge in Atlanta has dismissed a lawsuit accusing the founder of the company that makes Glock pistols of conspiring to steal...

Movie studios look to young, diverse audiences for growth
Movie studios look to young, diverse audiences for growth

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — The future of Hollywood movies is in the hands of young and diverse audiences. At CinemaCon Tuesday, studio executives and...

Markets Right Now: Consumer confidence gain sends stocks up

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The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 4:00 p.m. A rally in bank stocks led U.S. indexes broadly higher on Wall Street,...

Correction: SmallBiz-Small Talk-Warmer Winter story

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NEW YORK (AP) — In a story March 22 about the impact of a warmer winter on small businesses, The Associated Press misidentified a Fremont, New...

AP Exclusive: Lottery manager still on job after firing
AP Exclusive: Lottery manager still on job after firing

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CHICAGO (AP) — When Illinois lawmakers voted in 2009 to hire a private company to run the state's $2 billion-a-year lottery, they had high hopes of...

New Jersey university is looking to sell its music college

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LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey university wants to sell its music college to another institution. Rider University President Gregory Dell'Omo...

Elon Musk's latest target: Brain-computer interfaces
Elon Musk's latest target: Brain-computer interfaces

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NEW YORK (AP) — Tech billionaire Elon Musk is announcing a new venture called Neuralink focused on linking brains to computers. The company plans to...

Arkansas lawmaker: Online taxes bill dead for the session

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A proposal to force online retailers to collect Arkansas sales taxes failed for the third time before a House committee...

A look at how Trump's moves on coal will affect the industry
A look at how Trump's moves on coal will affect the industry

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — President Donald Trump's move to roll back Obama-era regulations aimed at curbing climate change comes as the coal industry is...

Convenience store magnate, governor candidate Mihos dies
Convenience store magnate, governor candidate Mihos dies

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BOSTON (AP) — Convenience store magnate Christy Mihos, who built and sold a chain of markets bearing his name, twice ran unsuccessfully for governor...

Tribes' battle over Dakota Access pipeline not over
Tribes' battle over Dakota Access pipeline not over

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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — American Indian tribes fighting the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline said Tuesday that the pumping of oil into the pipe under...

President Donald Trump signs executive order rolling back Obama's efforts to combat climate change

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signs executive order rolling back Obama's efforts to combat climate change.

Latest Trump budget cuts at a glance

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump White House is proposing to cut $18 billion from a variety of domestic programs and foreign aid accounts in ongoing talks...

General Motors rejects investor plan for 2 stock classes
General Motors rejects investor plan for 2 stock classes

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DETROIT (AP) — General Motors has rejected a proposal from investor David Einhorn to split its stock into two classes. The plan from Einhorn's...

Yellen: Banks play vital economic role in poor communities
Yellen: Banks play vital economic role in poor communities

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Tuesday that U.S. banks must do all they can to promote economic development in low-income...

Ford investing $1.2B in 3 Michigan plants, adding 130 jobs
Ford investing $1.2B in 3 Michigan plants, adding 130 jobs

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DETROIT (AP) — Ford Motor Co. is investing $1.2 billion in three Michigan facilities, including an engine plant where it plans to add 130 jobs....

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Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Stuart Sloat
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Out West Awnings Co. is expanding, inviting construction partnerships

Mon, Mar 13, 2017 - 8:26 AM 0

Out West Awning Co. has been a staple of the Pikes Peak Region since 1903. The company provides commercial and residential awning services to...

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