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  • UAW workers in Indiana approve Lear Corp. contract

    HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — Workers at a Lear Corp. plant in northwestern Indiana that makes automotive seats approved an agreement Sunday that will end a two-tiered pay system that left some workers earning much less than others. The United Auto Workers said in a statement that members of Local 2335 had "overwhelmingly" backed the four-year...

  • 'Maze Runner' races past 'Tombstones' with $32.5 M

    NEW YORK (AP) — The young-adult adaptation "The Maze Runner" raced to the top of the box-office with $32.5 million, giving a budding franchise a quick start out of the gate. The 20th Century Fox release easily outpaced the $13.1 million debut of Liam Neeson's hardboiled private eye thriller "A Walk Among the Tombstones" and the $11.9 million...

  • Study: Apple's new iPhones score big in durability

    NEW YORK (AP) — Apple's new and bigger iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are more durable than last year's model and a leading Android phone, a study says. Apple's iPhone 6, whose screen measures 4.7 inches, did the best across a variety of tests that measures how prone smartphones are to break due to everyday accidents, according to SquareTrade, a...

  • UAW workers to vote on proposed Lear Corp contract

    HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — Workers at a northwestern Indiana Lear Corp. plant that makes automotive seats are preparing to vote on a tentative agreement that ended a one-day strike. United Auto Workers spokesman Sam Knowles says about 760 union members will begin voting Sunday afternoon on the tentative contract. Voting will continue into Sunday...

  • US gas prices fall, extending summer decline

    CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — A national survey says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline has dropped another 9 cents over the last two weeks, to $3.37, bringing the decline to 34 cents over the last 13 weeks. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that falling crude oil prices drove the declines, but the drop was also heavily...

  • China, US, India push world carbon emissions up

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Spurred chiefly by China, the United States and India, the world spewed far more carbon pollution into the air last year than ever before, scientists announced Sunday as world leaders gather to discuss how to reduce heat-trapping gases. The world pumped an estimated 39.8 billion tons (36.1 billion metric tons) of carbon...

  • Colorado Springs real estate group to donate land for Olympic Museum

    Colorado Springs real estate company Nor'wood Development Group said Friday that it will contribute a 1.7-acre site in southwest downtown where organizers of a planned U.S. Olympic Museum will build their venue. Nor'wood, one of the Springs' biggest and most active developers, has been a major supporter of the City for Champions proposal - a...

  • SpaceX launches 3-D printer, other station gear

    CAPE CANAVERAL (AP) — A SpaceX cargo ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Sunday, carrying the first 3-D printer for astronauts in orbit. In all, the unmanned Dragon capsule is delivering more than 5,000 pounds of space station supplies for NASA. Dragon should reach the space station Tuesday. It's the fifth station shipment...

  • Business calendar Sept. 21, 2014

    MONDAY PBX (Premier Business Exchange) - 8-9:30 a.m., LegalShield Success Center, 1120 N. Circle Drive, Suite 10; 243-3174, mbrshow.com/pbx.htm. Agile Program Management and Leading High-Performing Teams - 8 a.m., University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway, $1,495. Registration: 
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  • GM recalls 221,558 sedans for fire risk

    DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is recalling 221,558 Cadillac XTS and Chevrolet Impala sedans because the brake pads can stay partially engaged even when they're not needed, increasing the risk of a fire. The recall involves Cadillacs from the 2013-2015 model years and Impalas from the 2014 and 2015 model years. There are 205,309 vehicles...

  • Oculus unveils new prototype VR headset

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oculus has unveiled a new prototype of its virtual reality headset. However, the VR company still isn't ready to release a consumer edition. The hew headset intended for creators of VR experiences is nicknamed Crescent Bay and features a higher resolution and refresh rate, integrated headphones and 360-degree head tracking....

  • Colorado Springs shoppers join the line to get the new iPhone 6, 6 Plus

    Eddie Kyle and Jason Caldwell spent nearly two days this week waiting on the sidewalk outside the Apple store in the Promenade Shops at Briargate, determined to get their hands on the iPhone 6 that went on sale early Friday. Worried about the availability of the hot new devices, the Colorado Springs residents showed up about 10 a.m....

  • Astronauts getting 3-D printer at space station

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The 3-D printing boom is about to invade space. NASA is sending a 3-D printer to the International Space Station in hopes that astronauts will be able to one day fix their spacecraft by cranking out spare parts on the spot. The printer, made by a Northern California company called Made in Space, is among more than...

  • 2016 may loom, but Jeb Bush is focused on business

    CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — While other Republicans considering the 2016 presidential race are openly laying the foundations of potential campaigns, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is busy tending to a growing personal business empire. It's a break in style from recent candidates who distanced themselves from the sometimes politically risky...

  • Chrysler recalling nearly 189,000 SUVs

    DETROIT (AP) — Chrysler is recalling nearly 189,000 Jeep Grand Cherokees and Dodge Durangos in the U.S. to fix a fuel pump problem that can cause the SUVs to stall. The recall covers some 2011 models with 3.6-liter V6 or 5.7-liter V8 engines. Chrysler says a relay can fail, increasing the risk of a crash. Chrysler traced the problem to a...

  • At a Glance: the business dealings of Jeb Bush

    Jeb Bush entered the Florida governor's mansion in 1999 with a net worth of $2 million, a relatively modest fortune compared with others in the Bush family. After eight years, his wealth had dipped to roughly $1.3 million. Within months of leaving office, he started a consulting firm, registered as a broker for Lehman Brothers and joined a...

  • With Alibaba's big debut, 10 things to know

    NEW YORK (AP) — China's e-commerce giant Alibaba began trading its shares Friday on the New York Stock Exchange. Here are ten things to know about Alibaba, and why its initial public offering made history: THE BIGGEST: Alibaba raised $21.8 billion in its debut, making it the biggest U.S.-listed IPO in history after the IPO of credit card...

  • 5 ways to protect yourself from data breaches

    NEW YORK (AP) — Data breaches at retailers aren't going away but there are ways consumers can protect themselves from future heists of their payment card information. Home Depot said Thursday that malicious software lurking in its check-out terminals between April and September affected 56 million debit and credit cards that customers swiped...

  • Alibaba stock soars in jubilant trading debut

    NEW YORK (AP) — Alibaba debuted as a publicly traded company Friday and swiftly climbed nearly 40 percent in a mammoth IPO that offered eager investors seemingly unlimited growth potential and a way to tap into the burgeoning Chinese middle class. The sharp demand for shares sent the market value of the e-commerce giant soaring well beyond...

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