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Fort Carson job fair will feature 60-plus employers

Thu, Jul 28, 2016 - 6:34 PM 0

Fort Carson will host a job fair Friday, giving former and current military and their family members the chance to network with dozens of employers from a...

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Walgreens exec Steve Pemberton is champion of diverse workplaces, will speak at Colorado Tech commencement

Fri, Jul 29, 2016 - 9:43 AM 0

Workplace diversity isn't just about broadening the labor force in terms of race, gender or ethnicity; it's about recognizing that an employee's experiences...

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Boeing's cash haul eclipses first quarterly loss since 2009
Boeing's cash haul eclipses first quarterly loss since 2009

By: - 0 Wed, Jul 27, 2016

Boeing pocketed a cash bounty from rising jetliner deliveries, comforting investors even as the planemaker reported its first quarterly loss in...

SABMiller said to order halt to AB InBev integration work

By: - 0 Wed, Jul 27, 2016

SABMiller has suspended work on integrating the brewer's operations with that of suitor Anheuser-Busch InBev, according to a person familiar with the...

Public invited to help improve North Nevada Avenue in Colorado Springs
Public invited to help improve North Nevada Avenue in Colorado Springs

By: Rich Laden - 0 Wed, Jul 27, 2016

North Nevada Avenue's problems aren't new.

An aging city power plant, shabby motels, an assortment of industrial uses and unappealing public...

Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Gene Lunman
Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Gene Lunman

By: - 0 Tue, Jul 26, 2016

Insurance Technologies LLC has announced the appointment of Gene Lunman to its board of directors.

Previously, Lunman was executive vice...

Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Matthew B. Drexler
Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Matthew B. Drexler

By: - 0 Tue, Jul 26, 2016

The American Institute of Family Law Attorneys has recognized the exceptional performance of Colorado Springs attorney Matthew B. Drexler as "Two...

Liquidator’s deadline for Mile High stadium naming rights passes without a lead bidder
Liquidator’s deadline for Mile High stadium naming rights passes without a lead bidder

By: - 0 Tue, Jul 26, 2016

National liquidator expects a lead bidder by the end of the week

The Monday deadline for bids on the Mile High stadium naming rights set by Sports...

LongHorn Steakhouse plans to ride into Colorado Springs with northeast side location
LongHorn Steakhouse plans to ride into Colorado Springs with northeast side location

By: Rich Laden - 0 Tue, Jul 26, 2016

One of the nation's largest restaurant companies is bringing a new name to Colorado Springs' fast-growing northeast side.

Darden Restaurants...

Nintendo slumps by most since 1990 on dashed Pokemon Go hopes
Nintendo slumps by most since 1990 on dashed Pokemon Go hopes

By: - 0 Mon, Jul 25, 2016

Nintendo Co. shares plunged by the most since 1990 after the company said late Friday that the financial impact from the worldwide hit Pokemon Go...

Rent relief to prolong Fed's lengthy wait to hit inflation goal
Rent relief to prolong Fed's lengthy wait to hit inflation goal

By: - 0 Mon, Jul 25, 2016

Welcome news for America's renters could be unhelpful for the Federal Reserve.

A 42-year high in the number of apartment buildings under...

Nominees announced by Southern Colorado Women's Chamber of Commerce for leadership awards

By: - 0 Mon, Jul 25, 2016

The Southern Colorado Women's Chamber of Commerce on Monday announced its 2016 Accolades nominees.

The organization has held the Accolades...

Get a Job Monday: Retail openings throughout southern Colorado
Get a Job Monday: Retail openings throughout southern Colorado

By: Eric Singer - 0 Mon, Jul 25, 2016

Time to career up and get a new job. High-energy, mission-driven people could grab a new career in retail sales and other positions within this...

Verizon buys Yahoo for nearly $5 billion, marking end of an era
Verizon buys Yahoo for nearly $5 billion, marking end of an era

By: - 0 Mon, Jul 25, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO — Verizon is buying Yahoo for $4.83 billion, marking the end of an era for a company that once defined the internet.

It is the...

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NextEra agrees to buy Texas electric giant Oncor for $18.4B

0 Fri, Jul 29, 2016

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Florida-based energy company announced an $18.4 billion deal on Friday that would give it an 80 percent stake in Texas'...

US rig count up 1 this week to 463

0 Fri, Jul 29, 2016

HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by one this week to 463.

A year ago, 874 rigs were...

Recalls this week: Children's nightgowns, wall ovens

0 Fri, Jul 29, 2016

Heat wraps, children's nightgowns and electric wall ovens are among this week's recalled consumer products.

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Groups ask appeals court to reconsider net neutrality ruling

0 Fri, Jul 29, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Cable and telecom industry groups want a federal appeals court to reconsider its ruling on "net neutrality" that preserved...

Newell Brands shares hit 18-year high on strong 2Q results

0 Fri, Jul 29, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Consumer products maker Newell Brands climbed to its highest price in 18 years Friday after it reported strong results following its...

Xerox beats 2Q profit forecasts

0 Fri, Jul 29, 2016

NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — Xerox reported stronger earnings on improved margins in its document outsourcing and document technology divisions and said its...

UPS 2Q revenue improves on strength in US, abroad
UPS 2Q revenue improves on strength in US, abroad

0 Fri, Jul 29, 2016

ATLANTA (AP) — UPS's second-quarter revenue improved on solid performances from its domestic and international package divisions. Its earnings edged...

Police: McDonald's worker fired for refusing officer service

0 Fri, Jul 29, 2016

BRENHAM, Texas (AP) — Police in suburban Houston say a McDonald's worker has been fired for refusing to serve an officer.

Brenham Police Chief...

Personal computing pioneer, former MIT professor dies at 98

0 Fri, Jul 29, 2016

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A former Massachusetts Institute of Technology computer science and electrical engineering professor who helped usher in the...

'Pokemon Go' creators working to be 'respectful' of reality
'Pokemon Go' creators working to be 'respectful' of reality

0 Fri, Jul 29, 2016

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The creators of "Pokemon Go" say they're working to remove real-world locations that don't wish to be included in the mobile...

Combi recalls child car seats for risk of chest injuries

0 Fri, Jul 29, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — Combi USA is recalling more than 39,000 car seats because they can transmit too much force to a child's chest in a crash.

The...

Exxon reports smallest profit since 1999
Exxon reports smallest profit since 1999

0 Fri, Jul 29, 2016

DALLAS (AP) — Lower oil prices continue to punish Exxon Mobil Corp., which reported its weakest quarterly profit in nearly 17 years.

Exxon...

Chevron reports 2Q loss

0 Fri, Jul 29, 2016

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Chevron Corp. (CVX) on Friday reported a second-quarter loss of $1.47 billion, after reporting a profit in the same period a...

US wages, benefits see steady rise in second quarter

0 Fri, Jul 29, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The wages and benefits paid to U.S. civilian workers rose at a steady pace in the second quarter compared to the first three months...

Wages and benefits increase 0.6 percent in April-June quarter, matching first-quarter pace

0 Fri, Jul 29, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wages and benefits increase 0.6 percent in April-June quarter, matching first-quarter pace.

US economy grows at weak 1.2 percent rate in April-June quarter, third disappointing quarter

0 Fri, Jul 29, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — US economy grows at weak 1.2 percent rate in April-June quarter, third disappointing quarter.

AbbVie beats Street 2Q forecasts

0 Fri, Jul 29, 2016

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill. (AP) — AbbVie Inc. (ABBV) on Friday reported second-quarter profit of $1.61 billion.

On a per-share basis, the North...

AutoNation tops 2Q profit forecasts

0 Fri, Jul 29, 2016

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — AutoNation Inc. (AN) on Friday reported second-quarter profit of $112 million.

On a per-share basis, the Fort...

Spirit beats 2Q profit forecasts

0 Fri, Jul 29, 2016

MIRAMAR, Fla. (AP) — Spirit Airlines Inc. (SAVE) on Friday reported second-quarter profit of $73.1 million.

On a per-share basis, the Miramar,...

US growth is thought to have rebounded in April-June quarter
US growth is thought to have rebounded in April-June quarter

0 Fri, Jul 29, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fears about China, shrunken oil prices and turbulent markets held the U.S. economy to a sluggish pace at the start of the year. But...

Asian markets mixed as BoJ decision on stimulus awaited
Asian markets mixed as BoJ decision on stimulus awaited

0 Thu, Jul 28, 2016

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Asian markets were mixed early Friday as cautious investors await the Bank of Japan's decision on monetary stimulus. Any...

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