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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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OPEC and other nations extend output cuts
OPEC and other nations extend output cuts

By: - 0 Thu, May 25, 2017

VIENNA — An alliance of many of the world's biggest oil-producing nations extended their agreement to cut output for an additional nine months, an...

Ford shuffles management team as new CEO takes helm
Ford shuffles management team as new CEO takes helm

By: - 0 Thu, May 25, 2017

DETROIT — Ford's new CEO is shaking up the company's senior management. The Dearborn, Michigan, automaker named a new head of global product...

Colorado Springs among airports where TSA is testing separate electronic device screening
Colorado Springs among airports where TSA is testing separate electronic device screening

By: - 0 Thu, May 25, 2017

Travelers at the Colorado Springs Airport and nine other U.S. airports, including Boston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles and Phoenix, are being asked to place...

El Paso County job growth slows in fourth quarter
El Paso County job growth slows in fourth quarter

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Wed, May 24, 2017

Job growth in El Paso County slowed somewhat last year from 2015, likely as a result of a dwindling number of available workers to fill a growing...

Western-themed convenience store chain preparing to ride into Colorado Springs
Western-themed convenience store chain preparing to ride into Colorado Springs

By: Rich Laden - 0 Wed, May 24, 2017

Maverik, a Utah-based convenience store chain, will open its first two Colorado Springs-area stores in the fall as it moves ahead with plans to expand...

Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Zane Wilkerson

By: - 0 Tue, May 23, 2017

Zane Wilkerson has joined Genesis Custom and Jayden Homes as senior operations manager. He has spent more than 20 years in the home building industry...

U.S. says Fiat Chrysler used software to cheat emissions tests on Jeeps, trucks
U.S. says Fiat Chrysler used software to cheat emissions tests on Jeeps, trucks

By: - 0 Tue, May 23, 2017

DETROIT — The U.S. government is suing Fiat Chrysler, alleging that some of its diesel pickup trucks and Jeep SUVs cheat on emissions tests. The...

Hickenlooper to attend Olympic Museum groundbreaking next month in Colorado Springs
Hickenlooper to attend Olympic Museum groundbreaking next month in Colorado Springs

By: Rich Laden - 0 Tue, May 23, 2017

Gov. John Hickenlooper will attend the June 9 groundbreaking for the U.S. Olympic Museum in downtown Colorado Springs. The governor, along with U.S....

Colorado Springs sales tax revenue surges 16.2 percent in April
Colorado Springs sales tax revenue surges 16.2 percent in April

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Mon, May 22, 2017

Colorado Springs sales tax collections stayed on a roll in April, surging 16.2 percent over April 2016, for the eighth consecutive double-digit...

Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Shawn Gullixson
Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Shawn Gullixson

By: - 0 Mon, May 22, 2017

Vectra Bank Colorado has named Shawn Gullixson as vice president and area retail leader for its Colorado Springs operations. He has been with the bank...

Saddle up: Colorado Springs' first LongHorn Steakhouse opens Wednesday
Saddle up: Colorado Springs' first LongHorn Steakhouse opens Wednesday

By: Rich Laden - 0 Mon, May 22, 2017

LongHorn Steakhouse opens its first Colorado Springs store Wednesday at the Powers Pointe retail center, southwest of Powers Boulevard and Barnes Road....

Blaze Pizza brings its fast-casual pizza concept to Colorado Springs' northeast side
Blaze Pizza brings its fast-casual pizza concept to Colorado Springs' northeast side

By: Rich Laden - 0 Mon, May 22, 2017

Blaze Pizza, another fast-casual, build-your-own pizza chain, will open its first Colorado Springs location this fall. Blaze, founded five years ago...

Get a Job Monday: Do you have the acumen for a career at Acumen?
Get a Job Monday: Do you have the acumen for a career at Acumen?

By: Eric Singer - 0 Mon, May 22, 2017

The expression, "money talks," is concrete evidence that potentially making up to $43 per hour could be a great motivator for to get you into this next...

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US rig count rises 7 this week to 908; Colorado up 5

By: 0 Fri, May 26, 2017

HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. rose by seven this week to 908. A year ago, 404 rigs were active....

Jay Z's Tidal streaming service loses its 3rd CEO in 2 years
Jay Z's Tidal streaming service loses its 3rd CEO in 2 years

By: 0 Fri, May 26, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Jay Z's Tidal streaming service has lost its third CEO in two years. Tidal said Friday that Jeffrey Toig has left the company, which...

White House adviser differs with coal-loving president
White House adviser differs with coal-loving president

By: 0 Fri, May 26, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The president's chief economic adviser is casting doubt on the future of U.S. coal, saying it "doesn't really make that much sense...

Ex-coal CEO asks high court to overturn his conviction

By: 0 Fri, May 26, 2017

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Ex-Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship has petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn his conviction for misdemeanor...

Hard Rock charts different path for Trump's former casino
Hard Rock charts different path for Trump's former casino

By: 0 Fri, May 26, 2017

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Jim Allen once worked for Donald Trump in Atlantic City. Now, the chairman of Hard Rock International is doing all he can to...

Stable gas prices expected to boost Memorial Day road trips

By: 0 Fri, May 26, 2017

Stable gasoline prices are expected to fuel a slight increase in long trips this Memorial Day weekend. The AAA auto club predicts that 39 million...

Recalls this week: ride-on toys, spinner toys, furniture

By: 0 Fri, May 26, 2017

Several models of battery-operated ride-on toys are being recalled because the acceleration pedal can stick, posing a hazard to children. Other...

Off-lease used cars are flooding market, pushing prices down
Off-lease used cars are flooding market, pushing prices down

By: 0 Fri, May 26, 2017

DETROIT (AP) — In 2014, Infiniti leased more than 28,000 Q50 luxury sedans for as little as $329 per month in a growing U.S. market. The leases...

BMW recalls 7-Series cars because doors can fly open

By: 0 Fri, May 26, 2017

DETROIT (AP) — BMW is recalling more than 45,000 older 7-Series cars in the U.S. because the doors can open unexpectedly while they're being driven....

Ford's ex-CEO leaves company with $51.1 million

By: 0 Fri, May 26, 2017

DETROIT (AP) — Ford's former CEO Mark Fields is leaving the company with an estimated $51.1 million in cash, stock awards and pension benefits....

Muslim man sues Little Caesars over pizza labeled 'halal'

By: 0 Fri, May 26, 2017

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — A Muslim man who says Little Caesars served him a pizza with pepperoni made with pork has filed a lawsuit seeking $100 million....

US growth in Jan.-March upgraded to still-slow 1.2 pct. rate
US growth in Jan.-March upgraded to still-slow 1.2 pct. rate

By: 0 Fri, May 26, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy began 2017 with a whimper — though not quite as weak a whimper as the government had first estimated. The gross...

Once at risk of extinction, iconic Warthog plane lives on
Once at risk of extinction, iconic Warthog plane lives on

By: 0 Fri, May 26, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Warthog is sitting pretty. Once on the brink of forced retirement, the A-10 attack plane with the ungainly shape and odd...

US durable goods orders fell for first time in 5 months
US durable goods orders fell for first time in 5 months

By: 0 Fri, May 26, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. orders for long-lasting manufactured goods dropped in April for the first time in five months, and a key category that tracks...

US orders for long-lasting manufactured goods fell in April for the first time in 5 months

By: 0 Fri, May 26, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — US orders for long-lasting manufactured goods fell in April for the first time in 5 months.

CEO pay by the numbers: How big were last year's raises?
CEO pay by the numbers: How big were last year's raises?

By: 0 Fri, May 26, 2017

The typical big-company CEO raked in $11.5 million last year in salary, stock and other compensation, according to a study by executive data firm...

First to board or join the horde; is elite travel worth it?
First to board or join the horde; is elite travel worth it?

By: 0 Fri, May 26, 2017

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Summer travelers may well find themselves stuck in long security lines and squeezed into cramped seats. For frequent travelers, or...

Asian shares mixed as oil's fall counters Wall St gains
Asian shares mixed as oil's fall counters Wall St gains

By: 0 Thu, May 25, 2017

HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stock markets are mixed Friday as investors weighed Wall Street's latest gains on strong earnings reports against the latest oil...

Judge: UPS must pay $247M to NYC and state in cigarette case

By: 0 Thu, May 25, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday ordered delivery giant UPS Inc. to pay New York City and the state nearly $247 million in damages and...

Zuckerberg urges Harvard grads to build a world of 'purpose'
Zuckerberg urges Harvard grads to build a world of 'purpose'

By: 0 Thu, May 25, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Zuckerberg returned Thursday to Harvard, where he launched Facebook and then dropped out, telling graduates it's up to them to...

USAA pulling ads from Hannity's Fox News show

By: 0 Thu, May 25, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Financial services firm USAA is adding itself to the list of companies that have pulled advertising from Sean Hannity's Fox News...

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