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Longtime Colorado Springs radio executive Lou Mellini retiring March 3

Thu, Dec 1, 2016 - 1:36 PM 0

Lou Mellini, a fixture in the Colorado Springs radio industry since 1980, will sign off for the last time March 3. The 75-year-old vice president and...

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Colorado Springs-area homebuilding now at a 10-year high

Fri, Dec 2, 2016 - 8:03 AM 0

The pace of Colorado Springs-area homebuilding reached a 10-year high last month and should remain strong heading into 2017 despite a recent rise in...

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Convention center time again in Colorado Springs?
Convention center time again in Colorado Springs?

By: Rich Laden - 0 Mon, Nov 28, 2016

When the nonprofit that owns the Norris- Penrose Event Center laid out plans this month to transform the facility's indoor arena into a year-round...

New Bud Light cans offer chance at lifetime Super Bowl tix
New Bud Light cans offer chance at lifetime Super Bowl tix

By: - 0 Mon, Nov 28, 2016

ST. LOUIS — Bud Light is offering beer drinkers who find special gold cans a chance to win tickets to the Super Bowl for the rest of their lives....

With deals offered early, will shoppers buy on Cyber Monday?
With deals offered early, will shoppers buy on Cyber Monday?

By: - 0 Mon, Nov 28, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Cyber Monday may be in danger of losing its online sales title. The Monday after Thanksgiving is traditionally the busiest online...

Tech Q&A: Failing gear, interference can cut off home Wi-Fi

By: - 0 Sun, Nov 27, 2016

Question: My wife's PC loses its Wi-Fi internet connection about every other day. I don't know if it's caused by AT&T's U-verse wireless router or...

Tech review: Backbeat Pro 2 shows just how good wireless headphones are getting

By: - 0 Sun, Nov 27, 2016

So Apple has taken the lead and announced that wired headphones are headed toward extinction (not really), but if wireless headphones are the future, I...

Peter Thiel seeks Silicon Valley insiders who will help Trump

By: - 0 Sun, Nov 27, 2016

Billionaire tech investor Peter Thiel is putting together a brain trust of Silicon Valley insiders to share ideas with the transition team for...

This Delta app will track your lost luggage

By: - 0 Sun, Nov 27, 2016

The percentage of U.S. airline travelers who lose their luggage is actually minuscule, but that doesn't make the anxiety many feel at the check-in...

TV streaming options improving
TV streaming options improving

By: - 0 Sun, Nov 27, 2016

NEW YORK - Your streaming TV options have gotten better and cheaper. Features that once required a $100 device can now be had for as little as $30. A...

Americans are falling short on their own retirement savings goals

By: - 0 Sat, Nov 26, 2016

A new survey says most Americans recognize they are responsible for funding their own retirement, but they need more help from their employers: better...

Briefcase

By: 0 Sat, Nov 26, 2016

- The Department of Veterans Affairs is preparing to seek a construction firm to build a long-anticipated national cemetery to serve veterans in...

What you may not be able to learn as a prospective homebuyer in Colorado
What you may not be able to learn as a prospective homebuyer in Colorado

By: - 0 Sat, Nov 26, 2016

With the possible exception of being admitted to a hospital, buying a home is the largest financial commitment most of us will ever make. And there are...

The tiny faces of a holiday toy craze: How Shopkins became big business
The tiny faces of a holiday toy craze: How Shopkins became big business

By: - 0 Sat, Nov 26, 2016

Vicki Vanilla. Susie Sausage. Buncho Bananas. If these names sound like gibberish to you now, consider yourself warned: There's a good chance you'll...

Second career after retirement is a chance to live the dream

By: - 0 Sat, Nov 26, 2016

What do people dream of when they near the end of their careers and look ahead to retirement? For many, it's to do the things they have dreamed of for...

The Tesla shock: global gasoline demand has all but peaked
The Tesla shock: global gasoline demand has all but peaked

By: - 0 Sat, Nov 26, 2016

After fueling the 20th-century automobile culture that reshaped cities and defined modern life, gasoline has had its day. The International Energy...

The number of U.S. trademark registrations in Cuba is multiplying
The number of U.S. trademark registrations in Cuba is multiplying

By: - 0 Sat, Nov 26, 2016

MIAMI - The policy of rapprochement with Cuba promoted by the Obama administration has sparked a frenzy of U.S. companies rushing to register their...

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Jobs data likely to confirm Trump will inherit solid economy
Jobs data likely to confirm Trump will inherit solid economy

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The government's November jobs report is expected on Friday to echo a slew of recent economic data confirming that President-elect...

Asian shares, oil fall ahead of US job data, Italian vote
Asian shares, oil fall ahead of US job data, Italian vote

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HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stocks slipped and oil's rally fizzled Friday as wary investors awaited U.S. jobs data and Italy's referendum on constitutional...

The Latest: Veterans stage symbolic protest near camp
The Latest: Veterans stage symbolic protest near camp

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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on the protest against the Dakota Access oil pipeline (all times local): 7:45 p.m. Military veterans who have...

Michigan nuclear power plant's license extension on hold

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FRENCHTOWN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 20-year extension for the operating license of a nuclear power plant in Michigan has been put on hold after an...

Olympic hero Michael Phelps looks to dip his toes in tech
Olympic hero Michael Phelps looks to dip his toes in tech

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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Michael Phelps wants to dive into Silicon Valley's investment opportunities as he tries to make the transition from Olympic...

Breitbart urges Kellogg's boycott over pulled ads
Breitbart urges Kellogg's boycott over pulled ads

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Breitbart is encouraging a boycott of Kellogg's products after the cereal maker said it would no longer advertise on the news and...

US overhauls public land use planning; senator vows reversal
US overhauls public land use planning; senator vows reversal

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. government officials on Thursday finalized an overhaul of how they plan for oil and gas drilling, mining, grazing and other...

Toyota to revamp America's top-selling car amid boom in SUVs
Toyota to revamp America's top-selling car amid boom in SUVs

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DETROIT (AP) — Toyota plans to reveal a new version of America's top-selling sedan next month at a time when U.S. buyers are moving away from cars...

Starbucks: Schultz to step down as CEO, focus on innovation
Starbucks: Schultz to step down as CEO, focus on innovation

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NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks Chairman Howard Schultz is stepping down as CEO of the coffee chain he joined more than 30 years ago and transformed into a...

Georgia-Florida water fight now in hands of special master

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A monthlong trial aimed at settling a high-stakes water dispute between Georgia and Florida ended Thursday with a special master...

Buffett's firm facing pressure to sell fossil fuel stocks

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A group of environmentalists is proposing that Warren Buffett's company sell off its investments in Phillips 66 and other companies...

House bill would relax bank rules aimed at averting crash

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The House approved legislation Thursday easing bank curbs that Democrats imposed to prevent another financial crisis, as Republicans...

Man sought in fatal shooting of Chicago-area security guard

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HARVEY, Ill. (AP) — Police in suburban Chicago are searching for a 24-year-old man wanted in the fatal shooting of a security guard at a Canadian...

Wells Fargo splits chairman, CEO roles after sales scandal

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NEW YORK (AP) — Wells Fargo is splitting the jobs of chairman and CEO and making other major changes to the composition of its board of directors in an...

SpaceX shooting for mid-December launch, 1st since blast

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX is shooting for a mid-December launch, its first since a dramatic rocket accident on the pad. Iridium...

Kroger digs in with food prices tumbling
Kroger digs in with food prices tumbling

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CINCINNATI (AP) — Kroger lowered its profit expectations for the year as it fights with other grocers for more of the customers' dollar even as food...

4 changes shoppers will see as they buy on their phones
4 changes shoppers will see as they buy on their phones

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NEW YORK (AP) — Shoppers buying on their phones this holiday season will see new ways stores are making it easier and faster as they try to lock in...

Engineer in NYC train derailment that killed 4 sues railroad

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NEW YORK (AP) — An engineer who fell asleep at the controls of a Metro-North train and caused a derailment that killed four people in New York City...

Top-selling vehicles in the US in November

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Automakers released November U.S. sales results on Thursday. Here are the top-selling new vehicles, the number sold and the percent change from last...

Public housing smoking ban sparks mixed reviews in NYC

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NEW YORK (AP) — Elba Acosta was distressed to learn that her morning habit of coffee and a smoke inside her New York City Housing Authority apartment...

Feds to appeal ruling that blocks expansion of overtime pay

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Obama administration says it will challenge a federal court's decision to block implementation of a regulation that would make...

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Colorado Springs Guns & Ammo presents its new Falcon Location

Thu, Nov 3, 2016 - 7:06 AM 0

Colorado Springs Guns & Ammo is excited to announce the opening of its brand new location in Falcon. The locally owned and operated guns and...

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Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Geoff Webster
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Fri, Oct 28, 2016 - 12:53 PM 0

Ray Holt grew up in Colorado Springs spending a lot of time at the Knob Hill Auction Barn with his family. “We took vegetables down to the...

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