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JCPenney closing up to 140 stores, affecting thousands of jobs

Fri, Feb 24, 2017 - 7:26 PM 0

NEW YORK — J.C. Penney is joining its department store rivals in pruning its store numbers in an era of online shopping. Penney said Friday that it will...

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Lockheed Martin to move 650 positions to Colorado, Florida

Sat, Feb 25, 2017 - 11:01 AM 0

Lockheed Martin will move 650 jobs to Colorado and Florida over the next eight years as part of the relocation of its fleet ballistic missile program....

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Vail Resorts to buy Vermont's Stowe Mountain ski resort
Vail Resorts to buy Vermont's Stowe Mountain ski resort

By: - 0 Tue, Feb 21, 2017

MONTPELIER, Vt. — Colorado-based Vail Resorts will pay $50 million to acquire Stowe Mountain Resort, one of Vermont's most venerable ski resorts, the...

Penrose-St. Francis in Colorado Springs makes it 10 years in a row among nation's best hospitals
Penrose-St. Francis in Colorado Springs makes it 10 years in a row among nation's best hospitals

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Tue, Feb 21, 2017

Penrose-St. Francis Health System once again made Healthgrades' list of 50-best hospitals in the nation - making it 10 straight years with such a...

Mexico, Canada say NAFTA should be re-negotiated trilaterally
Mexico, Canada say NAFTA should be re-negotiated trilaterally

By: - 0 Tue, Feb 21, 2017

The foreign ministers of Mexico and Canada presented a unified front ahead of potential trade talks with Donald Trump's administration, stressing the...

Colorado Springs hotel occupancy edges higher in January
Colorado Springs hotel occupancy edges higher in January

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Tue, Feb 21, 2017

Colorado Springs area hotels continued 2016 strong performance in January with the occupancy rate edging higher and average room rate increasing,...

Why Verizon is still buying Yahoo on sale, despite that epic security breach
Why Verizon is still buying Yahoo on sale, despite that epic security breach

By: - 0 Tue, Feb 21, 2017

When reports surfaced last week that Verizon was renegotiating its deal to acquire Yahoo, some analysts were stunned to learn how little of a price cut...

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GOP governors outline health care plan, Medicaid changes
GOP governors outline health care plan, Medicaid changes

By: 0 Fri, Feb 24, 2017

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican governors from seven states are calling for dramatic changes to Medicaid, which provides insurance to more than 70...

US rig count increases 3 this week to 754; Texas up 8

By: 0 Fri, Feb 24, 2017

HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by three this week to 754. A year ago, 502 rigs were active....

Pipeline protest camp cleared, but area far from normal
Pipeline protest camp cleared, but area far from normal

By: 0 Fri, Feb 24, 2017

CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — Authorities this week cleared the last holdouts from a large Dakota Access pipeline protest camp on federal land in North...

Correction: Trump-Manufacturing story

By: 0 Fri, Feb 24, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Feb. 23 about a meeting that President Donald Trump held with two dozen manufacturing executives, The Associated Press...

Recalls this week: Toddler swings, toys, chain saws

By: 0 Fri, Feb 24, 2017

More than 500,000 toddler swings are being recalled because the seat can crack or break. Other recalled consumer products include toys with potentially...

The Latest: Protest camp cleared, but area far from normal
The Latest: Protest camp cleared, but area far from normal

By: 0 Fri, Feb 24, 2017

CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on the Dakota Access oil pipeline. (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Authorities this week cleared the last holdouts...

Montana landowners say government botched arsenic cleanup
Montana landowners say government botched arsenic cleanup

By: 0 Fri, Feb 24, 2017

OPPORTUNITY, Mont. (AP) — George Niland wonders whether he should wear a respirator when he mows his lawn. Serge Myers laments not being able to garden...

Nevada plans July pot sales despite warning of US crackdown
Nevada plans July pot sales despite warning of US crackdown

By: 0 Fri, Feb 24, 2017

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada still plans to launch recreational marijuana sales in July despite warnings this week of a federal crackdown by the...

Sharp vision: New glasses help the legally blind see
Sharp vision: New glasses help the legally blind see

By: 0 Fri, Feb 24, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jeff Regan was born with underdeveloped optic nerves and had spent most of his life in a blur. Then four years ago, he donned an...

3 people critically injured in Oklahoma gas well explosion

By: 0 Fri, Feb 24, 2017

WAGONER, Okla. (AP) — Authorities say four people were injured when a private natural gas well exploded in eastern Oklahoma. Wagoner County Emergency...

Explosives demolish Cleveland power plant in middle of night

By: 0 Fri, Feb 24, 2017

CLEVELAND (AP) — A century-old power plant along Lake Erie in Cleveland has been demolished with 200 pounds of explosives that brought it crashing down...

Graduate students vote to unionize at Yale University

By: 0 Fri, Feb 24, 2017

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Graduate students from a half-dozen departments at Yale University have voted to form unions, setting up negotiations for...

J.C. Penney to shut 130-plus stores, offer early retirements
J.C. Penney to shut 130-plus stores, offer early retirements

By: 0 Fri, Feb 24, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — J.C. Penney is joining its department store rivals in pruning its store numbers in an era of online shopping. Penney said Friday that...

The Latest: Hotly contested Pinelands pipeline approved
The Latest: Hotly contested Pinelands pipeline approved

By: 0 Fri, Feb 24, 2017

CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on vote to permit natural gas pipeline in New Jersey's federally protected Pinelands (all times local): 11:15 a.m....

US new-home sales rise in sign of housing market health

By: 0 Fri, Feb 24, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans bought more new homes in January after a steep fall-off the previous month, a sign the housing market is healthy despite...

Sales of new US homes rose 3.7 percent in January in sign of housing market health

By: 0 Fri, Feb 24, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of new US homes rose 3.7 percent in January in sign of housing market health.

Markets Right Now: Stocks open lower on Wall Street

By: 0 Fri, Feb 24, 2017

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

Ellen, Wal-Mart give scholarships to school's senior class
Ellen, Wal-Mart give scholarships to school's senior class

By: 0 Fri, Feb 24, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ellen DeGeneres has handed out college scholarships to the entire senior class of a New York City charter school. DeGeneres...

J.C. Penney beats 4Q profit forecasts

By: 0 Fri, Feb 24, 2017

PLANO, Texas (AP) — J.C. Penney Co. on Friday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $192 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a...

$9.5 million in penalties in platform blast, Gulf violations
$9.5 million in penalties in platform blast, Gulf violations

By: 0 Fri, Feb 24, 2017

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An oil industry services company will pay $9.5 million in penalties for Gulf of Mexico safety violations and for pollution from a...

Asian stocks fall amid Trump trade policy fears, strong yen
Asian stocks fall amid Trump trade policy fears, strong yen

By: 0 Thu, Feb 23, 2017

TOKYO (AP) — Asian markets slipped in muted trading Friday amid worries over U.S. trade policies that may affect regional economies. A stronger yen...

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