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Colorado fines Uber $8.9 million for allowing unfit drivers

Tue, Nov 21, 2017 - 7:28 AM 0

The Colorado Public Utilities Commission fined ride-sharing giant Uber $8.9 million Monday for allegedly allowing drivers with criminal or driving offenses,...

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Dentist celebrates 10th anniversary of practice in downtown Colorado Springs

Tue, Nov 21, 2017 - 7:29 AM 0

A decade in practice has given Dr. Julia Rohleder, aka The Downtown Dentist, the opportunity to improve countless smiles - and given her plenty to smile...

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After large purchase, Frontier looking to triple in size. That could be good news for Colorado Springs.
After large purchase, Frontier looking to triple in size. That could be good news for Colorado Springs.

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Thu, Nov 16, 2017

Frontier Airlines will get 134 jets that will allow the Denver-based low-fare carrier to triple its size during the next 10 years as part of a massive...

Denver releases redacted bid for second Amazon headquarters 

By: - 0 Thu, Nov 16, 2017

DENVER — Denver-area economic development officials are emphasizing Colorado's workforce and lifestyle over economic incentives in their bid to lure...

Colorado Springs attorneys file lawsuit against Disney over 'Pirates of the Caribbean' screenplay
Colorado Springs attorneys file lawsuit against Disney over 'Pirates of the Caribbean' screenplay

By: - 0 Thu, Nov 16, 2017

Screenwriters who claim they presented a screenplay to The Walt Disney Company called “Pirates of the Caribbean” in 1999 are suing Disney Enterprises...

New medical office campus planned for Colorado Springs' northeast side
New medical office campus planned for Colorado Springs' northeast side

By: Rich Laden - 0 Thu, Nov 16, 2017

A 50,000-square-foot medical office building is planned for Colorado Springs' northeast side, where developers expect soaring demand for space by...

Denver not a top-5 choice for Amazon, according to reports
Denver not a top-5 choice for Amazon, according to reports

By: - 0 Wed, Nov 15, 2017

It has been more than a month since the New York Times crowned Denver winner of Amazon’s HQ2 sweepstakes. While the tech giant has been...

Pay raises: Survey indicates more than 50 percent of workers didn't get one in past year

By: - 0 Wed, Nov 15, 2017

More than half of Americans have not gotten a bump in salary over the past 12 months, a new survey finds, despite a tight labor market that’s making it...

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US home sales rose last month as hurricane impact rapidly fades; supply falls to record October low

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WASHINGTON (AP) — US home sales rose last month as hurricane impact rapidly fades; supply falls to record October low.

After US pushback, AT&T prepares to fight for Time Warner
After US pushback, AT&T prepares to fight for Time Warner

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NEW YORK (AP) — Seeing an attempt to block its buyout out of Time Warner as a "radical" departure by the U.S. government, AT&T is preparing for a fight...

Final deal reached for sale of air bag maker Takata's assets

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DETROIT (AP) — Troubled Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. is signing a signed a definitive agreement to sell most of its assets to a Chinese-owned...

Police warn people not to eat spoiled, trash-picked turkeys

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FALMOUTH, Maine (AP) — A Maine police department is warning residents to steer clear of black market Butterballs. The police department in Falmouth...

Lowe's gets a hurricane boost, but investors not blown away
Lowe's gets a hurricane boost, but investors not blown away

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Lowe's profit more than doubled in the third quarter as Americans along the Gulf Coast loaded up trunks and trucks with...

2 men accused of offering bribes to Uganda, Chad officials

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NEW YORK (AP) — For the second time in two years, federal prosecutors have charged foreign businessmen with paying millions of dollars in bribes to...

Asian shares advance as Wall Street regains ground
Asian shares advance as Wall Street regains ground

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TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares edged mostly higher Tuesday after Wall Street regained lost ground overnight amid subdued trading ahead of the Thanksgiving...

Justice Dept. sues to stop AT&T's $85B Time Warner deal
Justice Dept. sues to stop AT&T's $85B Time Warner deal

By: 0 19 hr ago

NEW YORK (AP) — The Justice Department is suing AT&T to stop its $85 billion purchase of Time Warner, setting the stage for an epic legal battle with...

Rates on short-term Treasury bills rose at weekly auction

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills rose in Monday's auction to their highest levels since the fall of 2008. The Treasury...

Figures on government spending and debt

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt in millions of dollars. The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30.

Trump charity stepped up 2016 giving amid campaign scrutiny

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NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump sharply increased the amount of money he gave away through his foundation last year as the charity drew scrutiny...

Trump promises Americans 'huge tax cut' for Christmas
Trump promises Americans 'huge tax cut' for Christmas

By: 0 21 hr ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday promised a tax overhaul by Christmas, even as a nonpartisan tax analysis group said the Senate...

Nebraska gives long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline new life
Nebraska gives long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline new life

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska regulators Monday approved a Keystone XL oil pipeline route through the state, breathing new life into the long-delayed...

TransCanada to test water in drainage ditch near spill

By: 0 21 hr ago

AMHERST, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota official says TransCanada Corp. plans to test water from a drainage ditch near the site of a 210,000-gallon oil...

Colorado fines Uber $8.9M for nearly 60 problem drivers

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DENVER (AP) — Colorado regulators issued an $8.9 million fine against Uber's parent company on Monday for allowing employees with serious criminal or...

Business Highlights

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___ Justice Dept. suing to stop AT&T's $85B Time Warner deal NEW YORK (AP) — The Justice Department is suing AT&T to stop its $85 billion purchase of...

Macy's Parade balloon inflation hours changing this year
Macy's Parade balloon inflation hours changing this year

By: 0 22 hr ago

NEW YORK (AP) — New York police say the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade balloon inflation viewing will end two hours earlier this year and anyone...

The Latest: State Department studying Nebraska decision
The Latest: State Department studying Nebraska decision

By: 0 22 hr ago

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on Nebraska regulators deciding whether to approve a Keystone XL oil pipeline through the state (all times local):...

A look at 5 NYC hotels, each with something special to offer
A look at 5 NYC hotels, each with something special to offer

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NEW YORK (AP) — New York has hundreds of hotels, located in different neighborhoods, with different styles and amenities. But a hotel is more than...

How major US stock indexes fared on Monday

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U.S. stocks rose Monday as a mix of smaller, U.S.-focused companies, technology firms and banks all advanced. Drugmakers struggled, which limited those...

The Latest: Colorado fines Uber $8.9M for problem drivers

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DENVER (AP) — The Latest on a $8.9 million fine issued by Colorado regulators against Uber's parent company (all times local): 1:55 p.m. Colorado has...

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Mountain View Bank changes name to Waypoint Bank

Tue, Oct 17, 2017 - 10:02 AM 0

Family-owned, community-oriented Mountain View Bank has announced a name change to Waypoint Bank effective October 10, 2017. “This is a great...

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Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: New Re/Max hires
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