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New extended-stay hotel coming to Colorado Springs

Tue, Aug 22, 2017 - 2:53 PM 0

A Tennessee real estate company that develops, acquires and manages hotels is bringing a new extended-stay brand to Colorado Springs. Chartwell...

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Colorado Springs hotel occupancy down the most in nearly four years

Tue, Aug 22, 2017 - 2:44 PM 0

The occupancy rate in Colorado Springs hotels fell in July from a year ago by the biggest amount in nearly four years, according to the Rocky Mountain...

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Michelle Singletary: The cost of racism
Michelle Singletary: The cost of racism

By: - 0 Sat, Aug 19, 2017

Racism has taken a toll on our society in many ways. One of its costs has been the lost economic mobility of generations of minorities. I nearly lost...

Jane Young: Simplify charitable giving with this fund
Jane Young: Simplify charitable giving with this fund

By: - 0 Sat, Aug 19, 2017

A donor-advised fund (DAF) is a charitable giving vehicle established at a public charity. Contributions to a DAF are tax deductible when they are made...

Jim Flynn: Animal references and their use in law
Jim Flynn: Animal references and their use in law

By: - 0 Sat, Aug 19, 2017

The intent of my columns, appearing in The Gazette weekly since 1992, has always been to inform and entertain. On the entertainment side, I wanted to...

Wells Fargo names Betsy Duke as highest-ranking woman in U.S. banking
Wells Fargo names Betsy Duke as highest-ranking woman in U.S. banking

By: - 0 Sat, Aug 19, 2017

Betsy Duke was working in a Virginia Beach dinner theater in the mid-1970s, struggling to make ends meet, when she applied for a job at a dry cleaner....

Colorado Springs area business events starting Aug. 20, 2017
Colorado Springs area business events starting Aug. 20, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sat, Aug 19, 2017

Seminars, networking opportunities and other business-related events in and around Colorado Springs for the week beginning Aug. 20, 2017.

Lesbian couple sue Colorado company for taking away insurance
Lesbian couple sue Colorado company for taking away insurance

By: Joey Bunch - 0 Sat, Aug 19, 2017

A lesbian couple in Los Angeles is suing a Colorado mortgage-banking company for taking away their spousal insurance, before employee Judith Dominguez...

Colorado Springs cybersecurity provider's assets to be auctioned Aug. 31
Colorado Springs cybersecurity provider's assets to be auctioned Aug. 31

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Sat, Aug 19, 2017

A financially troubled Colorado Springs cybersecurity company is one step closer to going out of business, even as it fights to stay alive. The...

Cherwell Software founder creating accelerator focused on security technology
Cherwell Software founder creating accelerator focused on security technology

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Fri, Aug 18, 2017

Former Cherwell Software LLC CEO Vance Brown is starting an accelerator aimed at turning entrepreneurs' ideas for cybersecurity, block-chain currencies...

Colorado Springs' Better Business Bureau spinning off social impact unit
Colorado Springs' Better Business Bureau spinning off social impact unit

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Fri, Aug 18, 2017

The Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado has spun off its social impact business operation into a separate nonprofit that previously had been...

Movers & Shakers: Jim Fariss

By: - 0 Fri, Aug 18, 2017

Jim Fariss, owner of Black Forest Piano, has been elected central west regional vice president for the Piano Technicians Guild. He will serve in the...

U-Haul buys former Colorado Springs fashion mall
U-Haul buys former Colorado Springs fashion mall

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Fri, Aug 18, 2017

Tiffany Square, built 33 years ago as a shopping mall for high-end fashion retailers, has been sold to U-Haul, which plans an indoor self-storage...

Seven Colorado Springs companies make Inc. 5000 list
Seven Colorado Springs companies make Inc. 5000 list

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Thu, Aug 17, 2017

Infinity Systems Engineering LLC is among seven Colorado Springs companies to make the Inc. 5000 list of the nation's fastest-growing private...

Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Southern Colorado Women's Chamber of Commerce Accolades
Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Southern Colorado Women's Chamber of Commerce Accolades

By: - 0 Thu, Aug 17, 2017

Barb Winter, executive vice president of organizational resources for Ent Credit Union, has been named the Accolades Business Leader of the Year by the...

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Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street gains
Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street gains

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BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Tuesday after Wall Street gained as investors looked ahead to this week's gathering of central...

Record $417M award in lawsuit linking baby powder to cancer
Record $417M award in lawsuit linking baby powder to cancer

By: 0 Mon, Aug 21, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles jury on Monday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay a record $417 million to a hospitalized woman who claimed in a lawsuit...

Judge orders Montana congressman photographed, fingerprinted
Judge orders Montana congressman photographed, fingerprinted

By: 0 Mon, Aug 21, 2017

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A judge has ordered Montana Rep. Greg Gianforte to be photographed and fingerprinted for assaulting a reporter, opening the...

LA Times ousts editor-publisher and other top managers
LA Times ousts editor-publisher and other top managers

By: 0 Mon, Aug 21, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Times ousted its editor-publisher and several top newsroom executives Monday in what its parent company says is a...

Boeing, Northrop get contracts for nuclear missile work

By: 0 Mon, Aug 21, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Air Force said Monday it has awarded contracts to Boeing Co. and Northrop Grumman Corp. for work that could lead to replacement...

Utah's Deer Valley sold in ski industry consolidation

By: 0 Mon, Aug 21, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah's Deer Valley Resort announced Monday it has been purchased by a new company that has brought 13 ski areas from Quebec to...

Feds say brake problems preceded derailment in Pennsylvania
Feds say brake problems preceded derailment in Pennsylvania

By: 0 Mon, Aug 21, 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Crews encountered air brake problems before a 178-car freight train derailed in Pennsylvania earlier this month, causing...

Macy's names senior eBay executive as president

By: 0 Mon, Aug 21, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Macy's says it has hired a senior eBay Inc. executive as president and is further streamlining its organization to make it more nimble...

Dartmouth considers boosting undergraduate enrollment

By: 0 Mon, Aug 21, 2017

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Dartmouth College is considering increasing its number of undergraduate students by as much as 25 percent in a bid to expand its...

AP Sources: GE's Immelt among finalists in Uber CEO search
AP Sources: GE's Immelt among finalists in Uber CEO search

By: 0 Mon, Aug 21, 2017

DETROIT (AP) — Former General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt is among the finalists being considered to run ride-hailing company Uber, but there's no...

Figures on government spending and debt

By: 0 Mon, Aug 21, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt in millions of dollars. The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30.

Interest rates mixed at US Treasury weekly auction

By: 0 Mon, Aug 21, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Monday's auction with rates on three-month bills declining while rates on...

The Latest: Plaintiff wanted to help others in talc case
The Latest: Plaintiff wanted to help others in talc case

By: 0 Mon, Aug 21, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a Los Angeles jury ordering Johnson & Johnson to pay $417 million in a case alleging talcum powder causes ovarian...

Markets Right Now: US stocks eke out meager gains

By: 0 Mon, Aug 21, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 4:00 p.m. Stocks finished modestly higher on Wall Street as the...

Google to serve next version of Android as 'Oreo
Google to serve next version of Android as 'Oreo"

By: 0 Mon, Aug 21, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An upcoming update to Google's Android software finally has a delectable name. The next version will be known as Oreo, extending...

Why AI visionary Andrew Ng teaches humans to teach computers
Why AI visionary Andrew Ng teaches humans to teach computers

By: 0 Mon, Aug 21, 2017

PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Andrew Ng has led teams at Google and Baidu that have gone on to create self-learning computer programs used by hundreds of...

Court: Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $417M in civil lawsuit linking talcum powder to cancer

By: 0 Mon, Aug 21, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Court: Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $417M in civil lawsuit linking talcum powder to cancer.

Walmart expands grocery service with Uber to 2 more markets
Walmart expands grocery service with Uber to 2 more markets

By: 0 Mon, Aug 21, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart is expanding its grocery delivery service with ride-hailing service Uber to two more markets — Dallas and Orlando, Florida....

Andrew Ng hates paranoid androids, and other fun facts
Andrew Ng hates paranoid androids, and other fun facts

By: 0 Mon, Aug 21, 2017

PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — What does artificial intelligence researcher Andrew Ng have in common with a "very depressed robot" from "The Hitchhiker's...

Get Started: FBI warns of spreading W-2 email theft scheme

By: 0 Mon, Aug 21, 2017

W-2 SCAM The IRS is warning businesses about a sharp increase in email phishing scams involving employees' W-2 forms — scams that can put staffers'...

Sempra Energy bids $9.45B for Oncor, topping Buffett offer
Sempra Energy bids $9.45B for Oncor, topping Buffett offer

By: 0 Mon, Aug 21, 2017

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Sempra Energy is buying Texas power transmitter Oncor for $9.45 billion in cash, wresting it away from Warren Buffett's Berkshire...

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Acura TLX 2018: Powerfully sporty, futuristically intuitive performance sedan

Mon, Jul 17, 2017 - 10:57 AM 0

If you’ve never had a chance to test drive the new Acura, you’re missing out. That’s what I thought to myself when I started driving the 2018...

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