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Popular retailer Duluth Trading Co. to open Colorado Springs store this spring

Fri, Feb 23, 2018 - 8:38 AM 0

Plumbers in Colorado Springs no longer have to worry about bending over; Duluth Trading Co. is coming to town. The clothing and accessories retailer -...

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Closing of nearly 60-year-old Rush Cafe a loss for community east of Colorado Springs

Fri, Feb 23, 2018 - 3:54 PM 0

The Rush Cafe has been more than a place to eat. "It's a place where people could come and see each other, come in every Tuesday for doughnuts or a...

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Colorado Springs defense contractors win Army work worth $126 million
Colorado Springs defense contractors win Army work worth $126 million

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Wed, Feb 21, 2018

Colorado Springs-based defense contractors Vectrus Inc. and Polaris Alpha LLC have won Army contracts worth $126 million to operate nine dining...

Veteran job fair set for Wednesday at Fort Carson
Veteran job fair set for Wednesday at Fort Carson

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Tue, Feb 20, 2018

A "Connect with a Vet" hiring event and job fair will be held from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Wednesday at Fort Carson, in the William Reed Special Event Center,...

Wednesday forum will address Colorado Springs' affordable housing crunch
Wednesday forum will address Colorado Springs' affordable housing crunch

By: Vince Bzdek - 0 Tue, Feb 20, 2018

Colorado Springs has always prided itself on lower housing prices than other Front Range cities, but that has changed fast in the last couple years. As...

Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Greg Wilborn
Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Greg Wilborn

By: - 0 Tue, Feb 20, 2018

Greg Wilborn has joined OfficeScapes Schools as an account manager. He has spent more than 20 years in education, including with two nonprofit groups,...

Grocer Albertsons eyes Rite Aid deal in health care push
Grocer Albertsons eyes Rite Aid deal in health care push

By: - 0 Tue, Feb 20, 2018

The privately held owner of Safeway, Vons and other grocery brands is plunging deeper into the pharmacy business with a deal to buy Rite Aid, the...

HBA's second affordable housing conference set for Friday in Colorado Springs
HBA's second affordable housing conference set for Friday in Colorado Springs

By: Rich Laden - 0 Mon, Feb 19, 2018

The challenges of providing affordable housing for local workers will be discussed Friday during a meeting sponsored by the Housing & Building...

Colorado Springs summit to focus on workplace diversity

By: Bill Radford - 0 Mon, Feb 19, 2018

Workplace diversity is a subject Anthony Perez has found to be of wide interest in the community. "When I speak with folks, whether it's the education...

Developer submits plans for an 81-story tower in Denver
Developer submits plans for an 81-story tower in Denver

By: - 0 Mon, Feb 19, 2018

DENVER — A development team has submitted its plans for an 81-story tower to Denver officials. The Denver Post reports the proposed tower...

Get a Job Monday Rewind: Penrose-St. Francis Health Services could be your career hub
Get a Job Monday Rewind: Penrose-St. Francis Health Services could be your career hub

By: Eric Singer - 0 Mon, Feb 19, 2018

This Get a Job Monday Rewind could be one that you should do a double take on to help you get a new career. A statewide organization with two...

Jim Flynn: FTC helps protect identities, children
Jim Flynn: FTC helps protect identities, children

By: - 0 Sat, Feb 17, 2018

In case you missed it, Jan. 29-Feb. 2 was Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week. This event was an invention of the Federal Trade Commission to remind us...

Linda Leitz: Strategies to still get tax breaks for giving
Linda Leitz: Strategies to still get tax breaks for giving

By: - 0 Sat, Feb 17, 2018

As the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is being explored and better understood, some tax strategies remain effective for charitable giving. There are a few...

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States to forego most of $650M legal settlement with Takata
States to forego most of $650M legal settlement with Takata

By: 0 Thu, Feb 22, 2018

DETROIT (AP) — Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. has reached a $650 million deal to settle consumer protection claims from 44 states and Washington,...

Woman who scammed Victoria's Secret online gets probation

By: 0 Thu, Feb 22, 2018

NEW DERRY, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman who stole about $30,000 from Victoria's Secret through an online scam has been spared a prison term....

CBS names Margaret Brennan as 'Face the Nation' anchor
CBS names Margaret Brennan as 'Face the Nation' anchor

By: 0 Thu, Feb 22, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — In appointing Margaret Brennan as moderator of "Face the Nation" on Thursday, CBS News gets the first person with day-to-day experience...

Correction: Tax Overhaul-Company Spending story

By: 0 Thu, Feb 22, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Feb. 20 about the tax overhaul and companies raising dividends and share buybacks, The Associated Press reported erroneously...

Funds expert Q&A: Gold is good hedge to volatility in 2018
Funds expert Q&A: Gold is good hedge to volatility in 2018

By: 0 Thu, Feb 22, 2018

Gold has traditionally been considered a refuge for investors seeking shelter from a volatile stock market, though the big market tumble this month may...

SpaceX launches Spanish satellite, 2 others from California
SpaceX launches Spanish satellite, 2 others from California

By: 0 Thu, Feb 22, 2018

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An Earth-observation satellite built for Spain and two experimental satellites for internet service were successfully launched into...

Another former employee sues Google over issues of diversity
Another former employee sues Google over issues of diversity

By: 0 Thu, Feb 22, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — Another former Google employee is suing the tech company over issues of diversity. Software developer Tim Chevalier, who is...

Long-term US mortgage rates rise for seventh straight week
Long-term US mortgage rates rise for seventh straight week

By: 0 Thu, Feb 22, 2018

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose for the seventh consecutive week and remain close to a four-year high, which will increase the costs of buying a...

How to buy a house that hasn't been built yet
How to buy a house that hasn't been built yet

By: 0 Thu, Feb 22, 2018

Trisha and Dennis Rawlings, a couple in their early 30s, are moving to suburban Chicago and leaving their over-60-year-old first home in the St. Louis...

Long-term mortgage rates climb to 4.40 percent
Long-term mortgage rates climb to 4.40 percent

By: 0 Thu, Feb 22, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates crept higher this week, upping the costs of borrowing to purchase a home just as more of the millennial...

So long, free Footlongs: Subway to shake up rewards program
So long, free Footlongs: Subway to shake up rewards program

By: 0 Thu, Feb 22, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — Subway is shaking up its loyalty rewards program, giving customers the ability to earn $2 discounts instead of free Footlongs. The...

The Latest: SpaceX launches satellite from California

By: 0 Thu, Feb 22, 2018

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a SpaceX launch of a Spanish satellite from California (all times local): 6:34 a.m. A SpaceX...

Markets Right Now: Stocks open higher on Wall Street

By: 0 Thu, Feb 22, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street following a...

Walmart to launch new online home shopping experience
Walmart to launch new online home shopping experience

By: 0 Thu, Feb 22, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — Bohemian or traditional? Walmart is launching a new online home shopping experience in the coming weeks that will let shoppers...

Foreign leaders seek fresh ties with US governors, mayors
Foreign leaders seek fresh ties with US governors, mayors

By: 0 Wed, Feb 21, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Foreign leaders are looking to cultivate stronger ties with U.S. governors and mayors, an interest that will be on display at this...

Liberal group proposing plan for health coverage for all
Liberal group proposing plan for health coverage for all

By: 0 Wed, Feb 21, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — A major liberal policy group is raising the ante on the health care debate with a new plan that builds on Medicare to guarantee...

Oversight committee wants to look at Pruitt's travel records
Oversight committee wants to look at Pruitt's travel records

By: 0 Wed, Feb 21, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican-led congressional committee is demanding records related to premium-class flights taken by Environmental Protection...

Foes blast Trump on offshore drilling; industry pushes back
Foes blast Trump on offshore drilling; industry pushes back

By: 0 Wed, Feb 21, 2018

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Environmental activists, business groups and a retired U.S. Navy admiral in Virginia blasted the Trump Administration's offshore...

Asian stocks lower after Fed report renews bond yield fears
Asian stocks lower after Fed report renews bond yield fears

By: 0 Wed, Feb 21, 2018

HONG KONG (AP) — Most Asian stock indexes fell Thursday, tracking Wall Street's decline after the latest Fed report rekindled fears about inflation and...

Judge orders gov't review of Keystone pipeline documents
Judge orders gov't review of Keystone pipeline documents

By: 0 Wed, Feb 21, 2018

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Federal officials must go back and review documents related to the disputed Keystone XL oil pipeline, under a Wednesday court...

Ford ousts top exec over 'inappropriate behavior'
Ford ousts top exec over 'inappropriate behavior'

By: 0 Wed, Feb 21, 2018

DETROIT (AP) — Ford Motor Co. has ousted one of its top executives over allegations of inappropriate behavior. North America President Raj Nair is...

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