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Popular retailer Duluth Trading Co. to open Colorado Springs store this spring

Fri, Feb 23, 2018 - 8:38 AM 0

Plumbers in Colorado Springs no longer have to worry about bending over; Duluth Trading Co. is coming to town. The clothing and accessories retailer -...

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Closing of nearly 60-year-old Rush Cafe a loss for community east of Colorado Springs

Sat, Feb 24, 2018 - 7:19 AM 0

The Rush Cafe has been more than a place to eat. "It's a place where people could come and see each other, come in every Tuesday for doughnuts or a...

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Colorado Springs' Broadmoor hotel again receives five-star Forbes ranking
Colorado Springs' Broadmoor hotel again receives five-star Forbes ranking

By: Rich Laden - 0 Wed, Feb 21, 2018

The Broadmoor has five more reasons to celebrate during its 100th anniversary. The Forbes Travel Guide on Tuesday named the internationally known...

Colorado Springs defense contractors win Army work worth $126 million
Colorado Springs defense contractors win Army work worth $126 million

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Wed, Feb 21, 2018

Colorado Springs-based defense contractors Vectrus Inc. and Polaris Alpha LLC have won Army contracts worth $126 million to operate nine dining...

Veteran job fair set for Wednesday at Fort Carson
Veteran job fair set for Wednesday at Fort Carson

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Tue, Feb 20, 2018

A "Connect with a Vet" hiring event and job fair will be held from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Wednesday at Fort Carson, in the William Reed Special Event Center,...

Wednesday forum will address Colorado Springs' affordable housing crunch
Wednesday forum will address Colorado Springs' affordable housing crunch

By: Vince Bzdek - 0 Tue, Feb 20, 2018

Colorado Springs has always prided itself on lower housing prices than other Front Range cities, but that has changed fast in the last couple years. As...

Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Greg Wilborn
Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Greg Wilborn

By: - 0 Tue, Feb 20, 2018

Greg Wilborn has joined OfficeScapes Schools as an account manager. He has spent more than 20 years in education, including with two nonprofit groups,...

Grocer Albertsons eyes Rite Aid deal in health care push
Grocer Albertsons eyes Rite Aid deal in health care push

By: - 0 Tue, Feb 20, 2018

The privately held owner of Safeway, Vons and other grocery brands is plunging deeper into the pharmacy business with a deal to buy Rite Aid, the...

HBA's second affordable housing conference set for Friday in Colorado Springs
HBA's second affordable housing conference set for Friday in Colorado Springs

By: Rich Laden - 0 Mon, Feb 19, 2018

The challenges of providing affordable housing for local workers will be discussed Friday during a meeting sponsored by the Housing & Building...

Colorado Springs summit to focus on workplace diversity

By: Bill Radford - 0 Mon, Feb 19, 2018

Workplace diversity is a subject Anthony Perez has found to be of wide interest in the community. "When I speak with folks, whether it's the education...

Developer submits plans for an 81-story tower in Denver
Developer submits plans for an 81-story tower in Denver

By: - 0 Mon, Feb 19, 2018

DENVER — A development team has submitted its plans for an 81-story tower to Denver officials. The Denver Post reports the proposed tower...

Get a Job Monday Rewind: Penrose-St. Francis Health Services could be your career hub
Get a Job Monday Rewind: Penrose-St. Francis Health Services could be your career hub

By: Eric Singer - 0 Mon, Feb 19, 2018

This Get a Job Monday Rewind could be one that you should do a double take on to help you get a new career. A statewide organization with two...

Jim Flynn: FTC helps protect identities, children
Jim Flynn: FTC helps protect identities, children

By: - 0 Sat, Feb 17, 2018

In case you missed it, Jan. 29-Feb. 2 was Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week. This event was an invention of the Federal Trade Commission to remind us...

Linda Leitz: Strategies to still get tax breaks for giving
Linda Leitz: Strategies to still get tax breaks for giving

By: - 0 Sat, Feb 17, 2018

As the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is being explored and better understood, some tax strategies remain effective for charitable giving. There are a few...

National Business Headlines

More companies end ties with NRA as pressure mounts
More companies end ties with NRA as pressure mounts

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NEW YORK (AP) — Three more companies said Friday they had ended discount programs with the National Rifle Association, as U.S. corporations take a...

Fed expects economic gains to prompt gradual rate hikes
Fed expects economic gains to prompt gradual rate hikes

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve says it expects that the ongoing strength of the U.S. economy will warrant gradual increases in interest rates...

US asks judge to approve seizure of Pharma Bro's assets
US asks judge to approve seizure of Pharma Bro's assets

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NEW YORK (AP) — "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli appeared in court Friday for the first time since a judge locked him up for his online antics, and the...

Retiree wins sweepstakes, plans to get her kicks on Route 66
Retiree wins sweepstakes, plans to get her kicks on Route 66

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WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania retiree has won $1 million upfront and $5,000 a week for the rest of her life through the Publishers Clearing...

Texas adds 3 rigs as US rig count increases to 978

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HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by three this week to 978. That exceeds the 754 rigs that...

Business Highlights

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___ Fed expects economic gains to prompt gradual rate hikes WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve says it expects that the ongoing strength of the...

General Mills gets pet-friendly again by buying Blue Buffalo
General Mills gets pet-friendly again by buying Blue Buffalo

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NEW YORK (AP) — The maker of Cheerios also wants to fill dog bowls: General Mills said Friday that it plans to buy high-end pet food maker Blue Buffalo...

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

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The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide. The...

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

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A broad rally sent stocks sharply higher Friday, wiping out the market's losses from earlier in the week. Technology companies, banks and health care...

Police: McDonald's manager fired at drive-thru customers

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Authorities say a McDonald's late-night manager who fired shots at a car in a Cleveland drive-thru line is facing assault charges....

The Latest: Hertz ends rental car discount program with NRA

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NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the reaction by U.S. companies to the Florida school massacre (all times Eastern): ___ 4:45 p.m. Hertz has become the...

Bank halts NRA credit card, car rental firm ends discount

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The nation's largest privately-owned bank holding company and a major car rental chain said Thursday they will stop promotions...

Correction: Fishing's Footprint story

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WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Feb. 22 about the global extent of commercial fishing, The Associated Press erroneously included whales among the species...

Markets Right Now: Stocks end a choppy week slightly higher

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NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks are ending the week slightly higher after a two-day...

Gothamist news sites brought back to life by public radio

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NEW YORK (AP) — Gothamist, a pithy news website covering New York City shut down last year after reporters unionized, and satellites in Los Angeles and...

Tech, health care companies leading US stocks higher
Tech, health care companies leading US stocks higher

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Technology and health care companies helped drive U.S. stocks broadly higher Friday, placing the market on course to finish a volatile week with a...

US tightens sanctions on North Korean shipping
US tightens sanctions on North Korean shipping

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration escalated pressure on North Korea Friday by slapping sanctions on scores of companies and ships accused of...

The Latest: Trump warns of 'very rough' sanctions on NKorea
The Latest: Trump warns of 'very rough' sanctions on NKorea

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S. sanctions against North Korea (all times local): 3 p.m. President Donald Trump says that if sanctions against...

Chairman of China's Geely acquires 10 percent of Daimler

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Daimler says that Chinese businessman Li Shufu, chairman of Zhejiang Geely, has acquired nearly 10 percent of the German automaker's...

The Latest: Governors push national health care compromise
The Latest: Governors push national health care compromise

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a bipartisan group of governors working on a health care solution (all times local): 2:30 p.m. A bipartisan group of...

Governors push bipartisan national health care compromise
Governors push bipartisan national health care compromise

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of governors working to strike compromise on hot-button policy issues took on the question of health care on...

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