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Vectrus subsidiary wins Navy contract

Mon, Sep 26, 2016 - 3:53 PM 0

A Vectrus Inc. subsidiary was among five winners of a Navy contract of up to $900 million to provide facility support services and small construction...

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Start it up: Week of entrepreneurial events kicks off in Colorado Springs

Mon, Sep 26, 2016 - 8:24 AM 0

If you're looking for an education on startup businesses, this year's Startup Week will be a great learning opportunity. The five-day event organized by...

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Initial jobless claims match lowest level since April

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Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits dropped last week to match the lowest level since April, a sign the labor market remains healthy even as...

Sales of existing homes unexpectedly declined in August

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Sales of previously owned U.S. homes unexpectedly declined to a six-month low in August, signaling buyers are getting discouraged by a limited...

Best August in years for Colorado Springs hotels

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Thu, Sep 22, 2016

The strong tourism season that has filled Colorado Springs hotels all summer continues, with hotel occupancy last month reaching the highest level...

New convenience store chain is galloping into Colorado Springs
New convenience store chain is galloping into Colorado Springs

By: Rich Laden - 0 Thu, Sep 22, 2016

Maverik, a Utah-based convenience store chain that operates in the western United States, is riding into Colorado Springs - bringing a new competitor...

Colorado Springs Airport will again slash parking prices
Colorado Springs Airport will again slash parking prices

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Wed, Sep 21, 2016

The Colorado Springs Airport is changing its holiday parking promotion this year, cutting long-term parking rates in November and December to $1 a...

Fed leaves rates unchanged, signals 2016 hike still likely
Fed leaves rates unchanged, signals 2016 hike still likely

By: - 0 Wed, Sep 21, 2016

A divided Federal Reserve left its policy interest rate unchanged to await more evidence of progress toward its goals, while projecting that an...

Boeing-Lockheed venture raises SpaceX explosion in fight over Pentagon contract
Boeing-Lockheed venture raises SpaceX explosion in fight over Pentagon contract

By: - 0 Wed, Sep 21, 2016

The recent explosion of a SpaceX rocket should raise concerns about going with the lowest bidder on sensitive national security launch contracts, the...

Colorado Springs' sales tax collections show modest gain in August

By: Rich Laden - 0 Wed, Sep 21, 2016

Colorado Springs' sales tax collections continued to climb last month, albeit at a slower pace than earlier in the year.

The latest increase...

Chipotle makes new push to convince people its food is safe
Chipotle makes new push to convince people its food is safe

By: - 0 Wed, Sep 21, 2016

NEW YORK — Chipotle is making another push to convince people that its food won't make them sick, with plans to run more newspaper and digital ads...

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Facebook apologizes to advertisers for counting error

0 Fri, Sep 23, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is apologizing to advertisers for what it calls an error that overstated the average length of time users watched...

Oral drug delivery company says opioid lawsuit has no merit

0 Fri, Sep 23, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One of the companies alleged to have conspired to keep generic versions of a popular opioid treatment off the market said that...

Markets Right Now: US stocks end lower

0 Fri, Sep 23, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in global financial markets (all times local):

4:00 p.m.

Stocks ended lower on Wall Street...

Fed wants to put new limits on banks' commodities activities

0 Fri, Sep 23, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve wants to put new limits on big banks' activities in physical commodities businesses, with an eye to reducing...

In Yahoo breach, hackers may seek intelligence, not riches
In Yahoo breach, hackers may seek intelligence, not riches

0 Fri, Sep 23, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — If a foreign government is behind the massive computer attack that compromised a half billion user accounts at Yahoo, as the...

To train doctors, Vermont school shifts to hands-on learning
To train doctors, Vermont school shifts to hands-on learning

0 Fri, Sep 23, 2016

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The University of Vermont College of Medicine is changing the way physicians are trained by switching exclusively to a...

Nearly every Alaskan gets $1,022 from oil wealth fund

0 Fri, Sep 23, 2016

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Most every Alaskan will be just over a thousand dollars richer next month.

Gov. Bill Walker's office on Friday...

US rig count up 5 this week to 511

0 Fri, Sep 23, 2016

HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by five this week to 511.

A year ago, 838 rigs were...

Pipeline developer buys ranch near North Dakota protest camp

0 Fri, Sep 23, 2016

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The company developing the four-state Dakota Access oil pipeline has purchased a portion of a historic North Dakota ranch where...

Trump hotels settle with attorney general over data breach

0 Fri, Sep 23, 2016

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Trump Hotel Collection company has agreed to pay $50,000 and shore up data security after breaches exposed more than 70,000...

Bankrupt, hobbled by violence, San Bernardino still bleeding
Bankrupt, hobbled by violence, San Bernardino still bleeding

0 Fri, Sep 23, 2016

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — When Betty Saffi moved to San Bernardino a year ago, she was thrilled to slash her commute time and slice $400 off her...

SpaceX: Accident points to breach in rocket's helium system
SpaceX: Accident points to breach in rocket's helium system

0 Fri, Sep 23, 2016

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX said Friday that evidence points to a large breach in the rocket's helium system during a routine prelaunch test...

Utah heir-tracing firm pleads not guilty in antitrust case

0 Fri, Sep 23, 2016

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Salt Lake City company specializing in the little-known business of tracking down heirs to unclaimed inheritances pleaded not...

Recalls this week: Battery packs, infant carriers

0 Fri, Sep 23, 2016

More than 3,000 rechargeable battery packs for wireless speakers are being recalled because they can overheat. Another recall involved defective...

McDonald's testing Happy Meals for breakfast
McDonald's testing Happy Meals for breakfast

0 Fri, Sep 23, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's is considering another addition to its all-day breakfast menu: Happy Meals.

The fast-food chain says it will begin...

Office Depot to sell its European business to Aurelius

0 Fri, Sep 23, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Office Depot says it is selling its European stores to the German investment firm The Aurelius Group.

Financial details of the...

Marriott buys Starwood, becoming world's largest hotel chain
Marriott buys Starwood, becoming world's largest hotel chain

0 Fri, Sep 23, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Several of the best-known names in travel are now united in one hotel company.

Marriott International closed Friday morning on...

UPS testing drones for use in its package delivery system
UPS testing drones for use in its package delivery system

0 Fri, Sep 23, 2016

MARBLEHEAD, Mass. (AP) — One of the world's largest package delivery companies is stepping up efforts to integrate drones into its system.

UPS...

Yale's endowment outperforms Harvard's; Harvard still richer

0 Fri, Sep 23, 2016

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Yale University's endowment outperformed Harvard's during the latest fiscal year, giving the Connecticut school the latest...

Marriott buys Starwood, becoming world's largest hotel chain
Marriott buys Starwood, becoming world's largest hotel chain

0 Fri, Sep 23, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Several of the best-known names in travel are now united in one hotel company.

Marriott International closed Friday morning on...

Twitter surges after report that it may be on the block
Twitter surges after report that it may be on the block

0 Fri, Sep 23, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter's stock is surging following a report that the social media company, forever struggling in Facebook's shadow, is close to a...

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Vigilant Tiger Security: Experts in the Business of Security

Fri, Sep 9, 2016 - 5:37 PM 0

At a time when financial resources are limited, yet the already critical role of security is increasing, there’s no denying the progressively...

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On the move: PBR’s Flint Rasmussen

Wed, Sep 7, 2016 - 8:41 AM 0

It’s harder to nail down Flint Rasmussen than you think. Whether it’s his comedic influences, his ever evolving act or just his physical...

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