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Colorado Springs charity El Pomar Foundation promotes six executives

Thu, Oct 19, 2017 - 5:48 PM 0

El Pomar Foundation has promoted Thayer Tutt, Kyle Hybl and four other executives to new posts at the largest charity in southern Colorado, beginning Jan....

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Outsourcing provider plans to triple Colorado Springs workforce to 450

Thu, Oct 19, 2017 - 4:48 PM 0

A Bulgaria-based outsourcing firm, Tek-Experts, plans to more than triple its 150-person Colorado Springs workforce as it takes on more work ranging from...

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Jane Young: Finding the keys to a happy retirement
Jane Young: Finding the keys to a happy retirement

By: - 0 Sat, Oct 14, 2017

In the past, retirement represented a major, once-in-a-lifetime event where you stopped working to enjoy leisure pursuits and spend time with your...

Colorado Springs chamber developing plan to grow cybersecurity industry
Colorado Springs chamber developing plan to grow cybersecurity industry

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Sat, Oct 14, 2017

The Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce & EDC is developing a plan to grow the local cybersecurity industry as part of a federal grant awarded...

New CEO remaking National Cybersecurity Center as think tank
New CEO remaking National Cybersecurity Center as think tank

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Sat, Oct 14, 2017

Vance Brown wants to turn the Colorado Springs-based National Cybersecurity Center from a membership-based fire department for computer hacks suffered...

Colorado Springs area business events starting Oct. 15, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sat, Oct 14, 2017

Seminars, networking opportunities and other business-related events in and around Colorado Springs.

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The Latest: Trump warns Democrats about opposing tax plan
The Latest: Trump warns Democrats about opposing tax plan

By: 0 Wed, Oct 18, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Republican efforts to overhaul the tax code (all times EDT): 5:45 p.m. President Donald Trump has issued a thinly...

Record highs for major US stock indexes; Dow passes 23,000
Record highs for major US stock indexes; Dow passes 23,000

By: 0 Wed, Oct 18, 2017

A day of modest gains on Wall Street resulted in more milestones for U.S. stocks Wednesday as the Dow Jones industrial average closed above 23,000...

SeaWorld cuts 350 jobs, mostly in Orlando and San Diego

By: 0 Wed, Oct 18, 2017

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — SeaWorld is cutting 350 positions as the company's parks deal with declining attendance. Spokeswoman Aimee Jeansonne Becka said...

Romano's Macaroni Grill files for bankruptcy protection

By: 0 Wed, Oct 18, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — The owner of Romano's Macaroni Grill filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Wednesday, blaming its falling fortunes on the changing...

How major US stock indexes fared on Wednesday

By: 0 Wed, Oct 18, 2017

Banks and technology companies led U.S. stocks modestly higher Wednesday, delivering another set of market milestones. The Dow Jones industrial...

Kentucky seeks big pension changes to stem tide of red ink
Kentucky seeks big pension changes to stem tide of red ink

By: 0 Wed, Oct 18, 2017

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Most of Kentucky's future public employees would not get guaranteed pension payments under a deal announced Wednesday by the...

Are insurers 'enriched' by Obama health law, as Trump says?
Are insurers 'enriched' by Obama health law, as Trump says?

By: 0 Wed, Oct 18, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says health insurers have been "enriched" by President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. So why are...

Judge to hear arguments on tribe's pipeline contingency plan

By: 0 Wed, Oct 18, 2017

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge in Washington, D.C., will accept arguments over the next month on whether the developer of the Dakota Access...

Ohio seeks technology ideas to solve national opioid crisis

By: 0 Wed, Oct 18, 2017

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Ohio launched an $8 million effort Wednesday to attract ideas for using technology to solve the national opioid addiction crisis...

Crews quickly smother fire at oil refinery near Los Angeles
Crews quickly smother fire at oil refinery near Los Angeles

By: 0 Wed, Oct 18, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A fire that erupted at the largest oil refinery on the West Coast threatened storage tanks while sending huge flames into the sky...

Latest: Chevron: Refinery fire won't affect distribution
Latest: Chevron: Refinery fire won't affect distribution

By: 0 Wed, Oct 18, 2017

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a refinery fire near Los Angeles (all times local): 12:10 a.m. Chevron says a fire at one of its California...

Correction: Self-Driving Cars Report story

By: 0 Wed, Oct 18, 2017

BOSTON (AP) — In a story Oct. 17 about a Boston self-driving car study, The Associated Press reported erroneously that a computer simulation showed...

Site of Amazon's HQ2 has much to learn from Seattle
Site of Amazon's HQ2 has much to learn from Seattle

By: 0 Wed, Oct 18, 2017

SEATTLE (AP) — Memo to the many places vying for Amazon's second headquarters: It ain't all food trucks and free bananas. For years, much of downtown...

Twitter vows new crackdown on hateful, abusive tweets
Twitter vows new crackdown on hateful, abusive tweets

By: 0 Wed, Oct 18, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter is vowing to crack down further on hate speech and sexual harassment, days after CEO Jack Dorsey said in a tweetstorm that the...

Toyota recalls some Sienna minivans for shifter defect

By: 0 Wed, Oct 18, 2017

DETROIT (AP) — Toyota Motor Co. is recalling 347,120 Sienna minivans worldwide because they can shift out of the "park" position and roll away. The...

Discovery Channel revives 'American Chopper' after 5 years
Discovery Channel revives 'American Chopper' after 5 years

By: 0 Wed, Oct 18, 2017

"American Chopper" will return to the Discovery Channel next year, five years after its first run on the network ended. The reality series follows...

Blazes light up California pot farms ahead of legalization
Blazes light up California pot farms ahead of legalization

By: 0 Wed, Oct 18, 2017

GLEN ELLEN, Calif. (AP) — Desperate to see if wildfires had damaged his farm, Marcos Morales gunned his four-wheel-drive station wagon along the hidden...

Markets Right Now: US stocks trading higher; IBM surges

By: 0 Wed, Oct 18, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 12:15 p.m. Stocks are trading higher led by health care companies...

Trump: US faces 'once in a lifetime opportunity' on taxes
Trump: US faces 'once in a lifetime opportunity' on taxes

By: 0 Wed, Oct 18, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says the nation faces a "once in a lifetime opportunity" to overhaul the tax system. Trump spoke during a...

US agency withdraws rule aimed at protecting animal farmers

By: 0 Wed, Oct 18, 2017

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has killed a rule designed to protect the legal rights of farmers who raise chickens and...

IRS still enforcing Obama-era insurance mandate

By: 0 Wed, Oct 18, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Contrary to widespread perceptions, the IRS still appears to be enforcing the unpopular Obama-era requirement that most people carry...

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Mountain View Bank changes name to Waypoint Bank

Tue, Oct 17, 2017 - 10:02 AM 0

Family-owned, community-oriented Mountain View Bank has announced a name change to Waypoint Bank effective October 10, 2017. “This is a great...

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Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Joy E. Hart
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