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Gazette, Colorado Springs Chamber launch Best Workplaces program

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The digital revolution and the resurgence of the American entrepreneur have changed the face of American business. The majority of the top 20 most valuable...

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UberEATS and other services delivering in Colorado Springs

Sun, Jun 25, 2017 - 10:52 AM 0

Hungry? Kitchen cupboard bare? There are an increasing number of reasons to never cook another meal or go grocery shopping - and they're as close as your...

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Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Tracy Hiester
Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Tracy Hiester

By: - 0 Fri, Jun 23, 2017

Tracy Hiester has joined The Independence Center as a home health scheduler. She has experience as a certified nurse aide in home health, hospice and...

Senate GOP unveils 'Obamacare' overhaul, but not all aboard
Senate GOP unveils 'Obamacare' overhaul, but not all aboard

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WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans would cut Medicaid, end penalties for people not buying insurance and erase a raft of tax increases as part of their...

Push to ease up on big banks is growing

By: - 0 Thu, Jun 22, 2017

The stars are aligning for a loosening of the reins on big banks. Republicans controlling both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue want to ratchet back the...

Long vacant Michelle's in downtown Colorado Springs has a new tenant
Long vacant Michelle's in downtown Colorado Springs has a new tenant

By: Rich Laden - 0 Thu, Jun 22, 2017

The long vacant Michelle Chocolatiers & Ice Cream storefront in the heart of downtown Colorado Springs finally is getting a new user, although it...

Colorado Springs-based Century Casinos acquires license for England casino

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Wed, Jun 21, 2017

An Austrian unit of Colorado Springs-based Century Casinos Inc. has acquired Saw Close Casino Ltd., which holds a license to develop an operate a small...

Colorado Springs' loss is a gain for Phoenix
Colorado Springs' loss is a gain for Phoenix

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Wed, Jun 21, 2017

Thomas Stephens & Associates Inc. will shut down its Colorado Springs research laboratory for cosmetics, skin care and dermatology products by the...

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns under investor pressure 
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns under investor pressure 

By: - 0 Wed, Jun 21, 2017

DETROIT — Travis Kalanick, the combative and embattled CEO of ride-hailing giant Uber, has resigned under pressure from investors at a pivotal time for...

Colorado College eyeing potential role with Venetucci Farm south of Colorado Springs
Colorado College eyeing potential role with Venetucci Farm south of Colorado Springs

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Tue, Jun 20, 2017

Fake news alert: Reports about Colorado College taking over operations at Venetucci Farm are not true. For now, at least. "A lot has been brought...

Boom time for Colorado Springs hotel industry
Boom time for Colorado Springs hotel industry

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Tue, Jun 20, 2017

The Colorado Springs hotel industry began the tourism season with another big month in May, reaching the highest occupancy rate for the month in 20...

Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Mary Swantek

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Mary Swantek has been named programs and operations director of the Colorado Springs Senior Center by the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region, which operates...

Amazon plans cuts to shed Whole Foods' pricey image
Amazon plans cuts to shed Whole Foods' pricey image

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When Amazon.com Inc. completes its acquisition of Whole Foods Market Inc., Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos will try to keep the grocer’s reputation...

Tech CEOS visit White House to talk modernizing government
Tech CEOS visit White House to talk modernizing government

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WASHINGTON — Technology CEOs were urged by the White House on Monday to pitch in on President Donald Trump’s effort to modernize government. Apple...

Colorado unemployment rate remains nation's lowest at 2.3 percent
Colorado unemployment rate remains nation's lowest at 2.3 percent

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Mon, Jun 19, 2017

Colorado's unemployment rate remained unchanged in May at 2.3 percent and was the lowest rate in the nation for the third consecutive month, the U.S....

Resurgent tech stocks lift US indexes to records
Resurgent tech stocks lift US indexes to records

By: - 0 Mon, Jun 19, 2017

NEW YORK — U.S. stock indexes climbed again to record heights on Monday, led by technology companies. They followed the lead of European markets, which...

Get a Job Monday: Be your own boss working at The Gazette
Get a Job Monday: Be your own boss working at The Gazette

By: Eric Singer - 0 Mon, Jun 19, 2017

Ready to take that next step in your career and become your own boss? Work as an independent contractor for the Gazette and deliver a precious Pulitzer...

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Kids today: They don't work summer jobs the way they used to
Kids today: They don't work summer jobs the way they used to

By: 0 Fri, Jun 23, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was at Oregon's Timberline Lodge, later known as a setting in the horror movie "The Shining," where Patrick Doyle earned his first...

Recalls this week: office chairs, utility vehicles

By: 0 Fri, Jun 23, 2017

More than 100,000 office chairs are being recalled because of faulty legs. Utility vehicles with faulty fuel-gauge retainers are also being recalled....

The Latest: Syngenta to appeal $218M verdict in seed case

By: 0 Fri, Jun 23, 2017

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on a Kansas jury's award of nearly $218 million to Kansas farmers who sued Syngenta over genetically modified corn...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's solar-power brainwave was borrowed
AP FACT CHECK: Trump's solar-power brainwave was borrowed

By: 0 Fri, Jun 23, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is crediting himself with the idea of building a Mexico border wall of solar panels. But that looks to be a...

Attorneys: Kansas federal jury awards nearly $218M to farmers who sued Syngenta over genetically engineered corn seed

By: 0 Fri, Jun 23, 2017

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Attorneys: Kansas federal jury awards nearly $218M to farmers who sued Syngenta over genetically engineered corn seed.

Sale of Detroit-owned properties for bridge to bring in $48M

By: 0 Fri, Jun 23, 2017

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit says the sale of city-owned properties as part of plans for new bridge connecting the U.S. and Canada will bring in $48 million....

Ex-CEO of South Texas power project gets 2 years for fraud

By: 0 Fri, Jun 23, 2017

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — An ex-leader of a failed project to build a South Texas power plant must serve two years in prison after prosecutors say...

Governors wary of Medicaid cost shift in Senate health bill
Governors wary of Medicaid cost shift in Senate health bill

By: 0 Fri, Jun 23, 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Governors in several states that opted to expand Medicaid under former President Barack Obama's health care law are wary of the...

New homes sales rebounded 2.9 percent in May
New homes sales rebounded 2.9 percent in May

By: 0 Fri, Jun 23, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of new homes rebounded in May, helped by strong sales gains in the South and West. Sales new single-family homes rose 2.9...

New home sales rebound 2.9 percent in May, led by gains in the South and West

By: 0 Fri, Jun 23, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — New home sales rebound 2.9 percent in May, led by gains in the South and West.

CEOs recall when teens like them actually worked summer jobs
CEOs recall when teens like them actually worked summer jobs

By: 0 Fri, Jun 23, 2017

Even CEOs have to start somewhere. Some of America's top executives made humbling debuts as teenagers in the workplace. They scrubbed toilets, cut...

Associated Press announces 2017 staff awards

By: 0 Fri, Jun 23, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Coverage of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, the demise of Venezuelan society and fighting in Mosul, Iraq, won top honors in...

Markets Right Now: US stocks open slightly lower

By: 0 Fri, Jun 23, 2017

The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are opening lower on Wall Street, led by declines in retailers...

Oil prices remain driver across financial markets
Oil prices remain driver across financial markets

By: 0 Fri, Jun 23, 2017

LONDON (AP) — European stock markets edged lower Friday amid ongoing unease over the outlook for oil prices as well as a slightly disappointing...

Senate GOP health bill: Tax cuts for rich
Senate GOP health bill: Tax cuts for rich

By: 0 Fri, Jun 23, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans' new health bill cuts taxes by nearly $1 trillion over the next decade, mostly for corporations and the richest...

Rolling sequoia: Idaho tree tied to John Muir set for move
Rolling sequoia: Idaho tree tied to John Muir set for move

By: 0 Fri, Jun 23, 2017

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Not very often does a 10-story-tall, 800,000-pound (362,877-kilogram) landmark change locations. Especially one that's alive. But...

The Latest: Medical groups find fault with Senate plan
The Latest: Medical groups find fault with Senate plan

By: 0 Fri, Jun 23, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Senate Republicans' health care bill (all times local): 10 p.m. Medical organizations and other interest groups are...

Senate GOP unveils 'Obamacare' overhaul, but not all aboard
Senate GOP unveils 'Obamacare' overhaul, but not all aboard

By: 0 Thu, Jun 22, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans launched their plan for shriveling Barack Obama's health care law Thursday, edging a step closer to their dream of...

Asian shares flat as weak oil prices weigh on investors
Asian shares flat as weak oil prices weigh on investors

By: 0 Thu, Jun 22, 2017

HONG KONG (AP) — Asian shares are ending the week on a subdued note with most indexes little changed Friday as the price of oil halted its decline,...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump spins a sunny solar tale
AP FACT CHECK: Trump spins a sunny solar tale

By: 0 Thu, Jun 22, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says the idea of putting solar panels on the wall he wants to build along the Mexico border sprang from his...

How the Senate health bill compares to House, 'Obamacare'
How the Senate health bill compares to House, 'Obamacare'

By: 0 Thu, Jun 22, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Republican health care bill would guarantee immediate assistance for insurance markets that are struggling in many states....

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Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Tracy Hiester
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Bob Penkhus Automotive celebrates 60 years with the 60k Summer Giveaway

Fri, Jun 9, 2017 - 2:45 PM 0

Bob Penkhus Automotive in Colorado Springs is celebrating its 60 years of service to the community. The third-generation, family-owned...

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