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Attention Colorado Springs students: Pokémon skills could win you a scholarship

Fri, Jul 22, 2016 - 8:01 PM 0

Local college students don't have to catch 'em all to win a $500 scholarship - just one rare Pokémon. The first University of Colorado Colorado Springs...

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Colorado Springs doughnut shop expanding north

Fri, Jul 22, 2016 - 10:18 PM 0

Horseshoe Donuts is set to open a second location at 481 W. Colorado 105, Monument, on Monday. Anyone who comes in from Monday through July 30 can enter...

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Colorado Springs software maker doubles its workforce
Colorado Springs software maker doubles its workforce

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Thu, Jul 21, 2016

Cherwell Software LLC has doubled its staff since the beginning of last year to nearly 400 to keep up with rapid sales growth of the Colorado...

Colorado CEO: Leadership skills are inherent, not related to gender
Colorado CEO: Leadership skills are inherent, not related to gender

By: May Ortega - 0 Thu, Jul 21, 2016

Women hold 4.6 percent of CEO positions throughout companies in the S&P 500. Executive construction search firm S.R. Clarke is not in that list,...

Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Cesar Quinones, Amnet Inc.
Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Cesar Quinones, Amnet Inc.

By: - 0 Wed, Jul 20, 2016

Amnet Inc. has announced the hiring of Cesar Quinones as a business development professional. He brings to the team 10 years of business-to-business...

Hitspot needs customers, students signed up to get mobile app on track for fall
Hitspot needs customers, students signed up to get mobile app on track for fall

By: May Ortega - 0 Wed, Jul 20, 2016

The road to developing a successful company can be treacherous. A flood of obstacles can erode progress. The creators of Hitspot, however, are...

Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Robert Frances McLaughlin and Megan Lechner
Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Robert Frances McLaughlin and Megan Lechner

By: - 0 Tue, Jul 19, 2016

Gov. John Hickenlooper has announced appointments:

Robert Frances McLaughlin of Colorado Springs to the Colorado Board of Veterans Affairs,...

Springs sees best hotel occupancy since 2011 in June
Springs sees best hotel occupancy since 2011 in June

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Tue, Jul 19, 2016

Colorado Springs-area hotels had one of their best months ever in June as occupancy jumped to the highest percentage in nearly five years and the...

UCHealth acquires Integrity Urgent Care in Colorado Springs
UCHealth acquires Integrity Urgent Care in Colorado Springs

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Mon, Jul 18, 2016

University of Colorado Health has acquired a Colorado Springs urgent care chain in a move that further expands the hospital system's footprint across...

Pair of apartment projects planned for Colorado Springs' northeast, northwest sides
Pair of apartment projects planned for Colorado Springs' northeast, northwest sides

By: Rich Laden - 0 Mon, Jul 18, 2016

Two more apartment projects - one proposed by an out-of-state company and another by a local homebuilder - are being planned in Colorado Springs as...

Get a Job Monday: Get a Career at Gordmans
Get a Job Monday: Get a Career at Gordmans

By: Eric Singer - 0 Mon, Jul 18, 2016

Flexible scheduling, great learning and opportunities for growth and advancement: Sound interesting? Gordmans which is a value-priced department...

Airlines' hiring push could have negative effect on number of military pilots
Airlines' hiring push could have negative effect on number of military pilots

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Mon, Jul 18, 2016

A Rand Corp. study has found the Air Force could lose more pilots in coming years amid a hiring surge and salary increases by the nation's largest...

App evolution: Following a Colorado Springs startup
App evolution: Following a Colorado Springs startup

By: May Ortega - 0 Mon, Jul 18, 2016

Everybody loves free food, college students especially, so why let good food go to waste?

When Siyab Khan, 24, and Bryan Pattirane, 26, asked...

Risk and your investment portfolio - Part 1
Risk and your investment portfolio - Part 1

By: - 0 Sat, Jul 16, 2016

First of two parts

Deciding upon an asset allocation is one of the first and most significant decisions to be made when you start...

Court says skiing dangers inherent; legislature may make exception

By: - 0 Sat, Jul 16, 2016

Although it's July and 90 degrees outside, the Colorado Ski Safety Act is in the news - at least, the legal news. That's because the Colorado Supreme...

National Business Headlines

Dunkin's improving its egg patty: less water, more yolk
Dunkin's improving its egg patty: less water, more yolk

0 Thu, Jul 21, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Dunkin' Donuts is adding more of a special ingredient to improve the taste of its egg patty: eggs.

The company says it has been...

Union Pacific 2Q profit falls 19 percent as volume slows
Union Pacific 2Q profit falls 19 percent as volume slows

0 Thu, Jul 21, 2016

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific's second-quarter profit fell 19 percent as the railroad hauled 11 percent less freight.

The railroad said...

Business leaders offer list of corporate best practices

0 Thu, Jul 21, 2016

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett and several other prominent business leaders have released a group of recommendations for improving...

McDonald's joins
McDonald's joins "Pokemon Go" craze hoping to catch the wave

0 Thu, Jul 21, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's will become the first major corporation to collaborate with the makers with the wildly popular "Pokemon Go."

The...

Domino's says key US sales figure jumped nearly 10 percent

0 Thu, Jul 21, 2016

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Domino's said its sales jumped 9.7 percent at U.S. stores open at least a year in the second quarter, boosted by the...

Live-action Pokemon movie is coming

0 Thu, Jul 21, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — The movie studio Legendary Entertainment plans to launch the first live-action Pokemon movie franchise.

The first Pokemon...

PPG sells glass operations to Vitro SAB

0 Thu, Jul 21, 2016

PITTSBURGH (AP) — PPG Industries Inc. has agreed to sell its flat glass manufacturing and glass coatings operations to Vitro SAB for $750 million in...

General Motors 2Q profit more than doubles on US earnings
General Motors 2Q profit more than doubles on US earnings

0 Thu, Jul 21, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors' second-quarter profit more than doubled to a post-bankruptcy record $2.87 billion on a strong performance in the U.S.,...

Peter Copping to leave Oscar de la Renta, return to Europe
Peter Copping to leave Oscar de la Renta, return to Europe

0 Thu, Jul 21, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Less than two years after joining Oscar de la Renta and following in the footsteps of its late, legendary founding designer, Peter...

Biogen rises after 2nd-quarter results surpass forecasts

0 Thu, Jul 21, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Biogen stock climbed Thursday after the drugmaker reported strong sales of some of its newest treatments for multiple sclerosis and...

Average US 30-year mortgage rate rises to 3.45 percent
Average US 30-year mortgage rate rises to 3.45 percent

0 Thu, Jul 21, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates edged higher this week, remaining near historically low levels as a continued enticement to...

Changes at Dunkin drive profit, but store traffic slows

0 Thu, Jul 21, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Dunkin' Brands' revenue was not as strong as some expected in the second quarter as the chain blamed price increases for keeping some...

Mazda adds small pickups to Takata air bag recall

0 Thu, Jul 21, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — Mazda is recalling almost 4,000 older small pickup trucks mainly in southern U.S. states to replace Takata air bag...

'Star Trek Beyond' premieres at Comic-Con
'Star Trek Beyond' premieres at Comic-Con

0 Thu, Jul 21, 2016

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The world premiere of "Star Trek Beyond" blasted off at Comic-Con with an orchestra, fireworks, lasers and tributes to the series'...

Still-low mortgage rates ushering new refi wave

0 Thu, Jul 21, 2016

The last time Mark McCollam refinanced the loan on his three-bedroom house in Los Angeles, he figured mortgage rates would only head higher from...

PPG Industries beats 2Q profit forecasts

0 Thu, Jul 21, 2016

PITTSBURGH (AP) — PPG Industries Inc. (PPG) on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $370 million.

The Pittsburgh-based company said it...

Theranos names execs to lead compliance, regulatory affairs

0 Thu, Jul 21, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Theranos Inc. named a new vice president in charge of regulatory issues and a new chief compliance officer weeks after federal...

US homes sales improved in June, best pace since early 2007
US homes sales improved in June, best pace since early 2007

0 Thu, Jul 21, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans bought more homes in June, the fourth straight monthly gain as the sales rate reached its highest level in more than nine...

Sales of existing homes rise 1.1 percent in June to best pace since early 2007; prices keep climbing

0 Thu, Jul 21, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of existing homes rise 1.1 percent in June to best pace since early 2007; prices keep climbing.

US Treasury chief backs Greece debt relief
US Treasury chief backs Greece debt relief

0 Thu, Jul 21, 2016

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew stressed Thursday the importance of making Greece's debt sustainable, praising the country's...

Blackstone Group tops Street 2Q forecasts

0 Thu, Jul 21, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Blackstone Group L.P. (BX) on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $198.6 million.

On a per-share basis, the New...

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