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JCPenney closing up to 140 stores, affecting thousands of jobs

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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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Sessions: US to continue use of privately run prisons
Sessions: US to continue use of privately run prisons

By: 0 Thu, Feb 23, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions signaled Thursday his strong support for the federal government's continued use of private prisons,...

Dakota Access oil pipeline camp cleared of protesters
Dakota Access oil pipeline camp cleared of protesters

By: 0 Thu, Feb 23, 2017

CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — Authorities on Thursday cleared a protest camp where opponents of the Dakota Access oil pipeline had gathered for the better...

NAFTA in Trump era is focus at US-Mexico trade forum

By: 0 Thu, Feb 23, 2017

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Mexican and U.S. business leaders attending a large trade conference in the border town of El Paso said Thursday that their...

The Latest: 46 protesters arrested while police clear camp
The Latest: 46 protesters arrested while police clear camp

By: 0 Thu, Feb 23, 2017

CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on the closing of a protest encampment near the Dakota Access pipeline construction site in North Dakota (all times...

Coke says it supports WHO's sugar guidelines

By: 0 Thu, Feb 23, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Coke says it supports the World Health Organization's guidelines for limiting added sugar, as the company works on repairing its image...

Nordstrom reports better-than-expected quarterly profit
Nordstrom reports better-than-expected quarterly profit

By: 0 Thu, Feb 23, 2017

Nordstrom Inc., the department store recently scolded by President Donald Trump, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit with help from strong...

Latest wilderness plans draw fire from New Mexico ranchers

By: 0 Thu, Feb 23, 2017

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico's two senators have introduced legislation they say has been years in the making to set aside tens of thousands of...

Fugitive search at JFK Airport sparks new travel ban scare

By: 0 Thu, Feb 23, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal border officials say they were looking for a fugitive, not doing a random immigration check, when they met a plane at New York...

Owner of company in fatal trench collapse pleads not guilty

By: 0 Thu, Feb 23, 2017

BOSTON (AP) — The owner of a Boston company facing manslaughter charges stemming from the deaths of two employees in a trench collapse has pleaded not...

Former House speaker predicts 'Obamacare' won't be repealed
Former House speaker predicts 'Obamacare' won't be repealed

By: 0 Thu, Feb 23, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former House Speaker John Boehner predicted on Thursday that a full repeal and replacement of "Obamacare" is "not going to happen."...

Plight of company towns: finding a new identity
Plight of company towns: finding a new identity

By: 0 Thu, Feb 23, 2017

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis planned to open this year's State of the City speech by thanking Caterpillar Inc. for its longtime...

Former tech CEO gets prison in US after self-exile in Africa
Former tech CEO gets prison in US after self-exile in Africa

By: 0 Thu, Feb 23, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — A wealthy former CEO who dodged securities fraud charges by spending a decade in Africa with a $50 million nest egg was sentenced...

Correction: TJX-Expansion story

By: 0 Thu, Feb 23, 2017

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (AP) — In a story Feb. 22 about the expansion plans of the company that owns T.J. Maxx and Marshalls, The Associated Press reported...

Taco Bell will take popular chicken-shelled chalupa off menu
Taco Bell will take popular chicken-shelled chalupa off menu

By: 0 Thu, Feb 23, 2017

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — A Taco Bell treat that has a shell made entirely of fried chicken will vanish from the fast-food chain's menu despite its...

Matt Reeves steps in to direct 'The Batman'
Matt Reeves steps in to direct 'The Batman'

By: 0 Thu, Feb 23, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Cloverfield" director Matt Reeves has stepped in to direct "The Batman" for Warner Bros. just a few weeks after star Ben Affleck...

Alan Colmes, liberal voice on Fox, dead at 66
Alan Colmes, liberal voice on Fox, dead at 66

By: 0 Thu, Feb 23, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Alan Colmes, the radio and television host and commentator best known as the amiable liberal foil to the hard-right Sean Hannity on the...

Manufacturing CEOs differ on border tax in talks with Trump
Manufacturing CEOs differ on border tax in talks with Trump

By: 0 Thu, Feb 23, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Trump's meeting with U.S. manufacturing CEOs (all times local): 2:50 p.m. A senior White House official...

Smaller bite: Tax bills dip for most popular mutual funds

By: 0 Thu, Feb 23, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Tax time means many mutual-fund investors are paying the bill for their funds' past successes, even ones that predate their own...

VW exec arrested in US emissions scandal appears in court

By: 0 Thu, Feb 23, 2017

DETROIT (AP) — A Volkswagen executive who was arrested in the U.S. before he could fly home to Germany has appeared in Detroit federal court on charges...

INFLUENCE GAME: GM bill is self-driving and self-interested
INFLUENCE GAME: GM bill is self-driving and self-interested

By: 0 Thu, Feb 23, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — With states seizing the initiative on shaping the future of self-driving cars, General Motors is trying to persuade lawmakers across...

Hawaii bill would ban licenses for some foreign fishermen
Hawaii bill would ban licenses for some foreign fishermen

By: 0 Thu, Feb 23, 2017

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii lawmakers are considering a proposal with the potential to cripple the state's commercial fishing industry after an Associated...

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