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Montezuma peach market fades, but it's not forgotten

Sat, Aug 27, 2016 - 11:31 AM 0

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 ago, Montezuma...

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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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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

By: Matt Steiner - 0 Fri, Aug 26, 2016

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 Fri, Aug 26, 2016

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...

Movers & Shakers: Boards and Commissions appointments
Movers & Shakers: Boards and Commissions appointments

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Gov. John Hickenlooper has announced Boards and Commissions appointments:

Kimberly Gaye Monjesky of Woodland Park, to the Hospital Provider...

Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Dennis Casey
Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Dennis Casey

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The board of directors of the Colorado Procurement Technical Assistance Center has named Dennis Casey its executive director. He replaces Gary Henry,...

Coming in April: a dog-friendly restaurant in Colorado Springs
Coming in April: a dog-friendly restaurant in Colorado Springs

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Thu, Aug 25, 2016

Tara Downs first had the idea for a restaurant where pet owners could dine with their pups when she saw a man walk up to a bar in Italy with his...

Bank wants to foreclose on Colorado Springs building that houses tech companies
Bank wants to foreclose on Colorado Springs building that houses tech companies

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Thu, Aug 25, 2016

U.S. Bank is seeking foreclosure of a $28.3 million loan on a two-building complex in the InterQuest Corporate Campus that houses two technology...

Colorado Springs' foreclosure picture continues to improve
Colorado Springs' foreclosure picture continues to improve

By: Rich Laden - 0 Wed, Aug 24, 2016

Foreclosure activity in Colorado Springs continues to decline, thanks in large part to a stronger housing market.

The Springs' foreclosure...

Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Bob Lally
Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Bob Lally

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Bob Lally has been hired as chief of staff for the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region.

JT Adamson, previously Downtown Center executive, has been...

Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Chris Jones
Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Chris Jones

By: - 0 Wed, Aug 24, 2016

Chris Jones recently joined Blakely + Company as digital marketing manager. He oversees digital strategy for the agency's clients across all...

Restaurant owners weigh expansion from Colorado Springs to Denver after 2 successful months
Restaurant owners weigh expansion from Colorado Springs to Denver after 2 successful months

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Wed, Aug 24, 2016

The owners of the 2-month-old Till restaurant in north Colorado Springs hope to duplicate the packed houses they have generated at three more...

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

0 Fri, Aug 26, 2016

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

0 Fri, Aug 26, 2016

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

0 Fri, Aug 26, 2016

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)

0 Fri, Aug 26, 2016

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'

0 Fri, Aug 26, 2016

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

0 Fri, Aug 26, 2016

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

0 Fri, Aug 26, 2016

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

0 Fri, Aug 26, 2016

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

0 Fri, Aug 26, 2016

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

0 Fri, Aug 26, 2016

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

0 Fri, Aug 26, 2016

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...

Biden: $2.45B loan for Amtrak upgrades in Northeast Corridor
Biden: $2.45B loan for Amtrak upgrades in Northeast Corridor

0 Fri, Aug 26, 2016

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Amtrak is receiving a $2.45 billion loan from the federal government to buy new trains, upgrade tracks and make platform...

Stocks end mostly lower after Yellen speech
Stocks end mostly lower after Yellen speech

0 Fri, Aug 26, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks ended mostly lower on Friday after Federal Reserve officials said the case has strengthened for raising interest rates above...

Pokemon doughnuts, exercise classes tap game's popularity.
Pokemon doughnuts, exercise classes tap game's popularity.

0 Fri, Aug 26, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Weeks into the "Pokemon Go" craze, demand remains strong for "Poke Ball"-shaped treats made by a high-end doughnut company, one of...

US wants to force lower speeds on truck and bus drivers
US wants to force lower speeds on truck and bus drivers

0 Fri, Aug 26, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. is seeking to forcibly limit how fast trucks, buses and other large vehicles can travel on the nation's highways.

A new...

US fines airlines for lacking information about compensation

0 Fri, Aug 26, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is fining four airlines for failing to have accurate notices explaining compensation for passengers who are bumped...

Markets Right Now: Stocks end mostly lower on Wall Street

0 Fri, Aug 26, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in global financial markets (all times local):

4:00 p.m.

Stocks ended mostly lower on Wall...

FDA expands Zika screening to all US blood centers
FDA expands Zika screening to all US blood centers

0 Fri, Aug 26, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government told all U.S. blood banks Friday to start screening for Zika, a major expansion intended to protect the nation's...

The Latest: Computer hack exposes millions in Northwest

0 Fri, Aug 26, 2016

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Latest on a computer breach involving Northwest hunting and fishing license sales (all times local):

1:24...

US rig count down 2 this week to 489, Pennsylvania up 2

0 Fri, Aug 26, 2016

HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. decreased by two this week to 489.

A year ago, 877 rigs were...

Yellen suggests rate hike is coming but offers no timetable
Yellen suggests rate hike is coming but offers no timetable

0 Fri, Aug 26, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that the case for raising interest rates has strengthened in light of a solid job...

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