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Experts say Colorado Springs' commercial real estate, economy headed in the right direction

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If Colorado Springs' real estate market and economy were social media topics, they'd be trending - and in the right direction. Single-family housing had...

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Boom times continue for Colorado Springs-area hotels; best occupancy rate in 19 years

Thu, Jan 19, 2017 - 5:01 PM 0

Tourists filled rooms in Pikes Peak region hotels last year to levels not reached in nearly 20 years according to the Rocky Mountain Lodging Report. The...

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Tech Q&A: How to get email from an upgraded Outlook.com

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Question: I'm confused about Microsoft emails that tell me to reconnect my Outlook 2013 PC program to continue getting mail via their Outlook.com...

Tech review: a quality phone that's affordable
Tech review: a quality phone that's affordable

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Alcatel. You've heard of the brand from France but you're not sure about its products. In the phone world, it's known for Android handsets that...

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Can breakfast help keep us thin? Nutrition science is tricky
Can breakfast help keep us thin? Nutrition science is tricky

By: 0 Thu, Jan 19, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Cereal makers have happily encouraged the belief that eating breakfast can help keep us thin and bring other benefits, partly by paying...

NY lawsuits blame social media in terror attacks
NY lawsuits blame social media in terror attacks

By: 0 Thu, Jan 19, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — The families of victims of terror attacks in Paris, Brussels and Israel are blaming social media companies including Facebook and...

Pizza Hut plans to hire 11,000 ahead of the Super Bowl

By: 0 Thu, Jan 19, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Pizza Hut is gearing up for the Super Bowl by hiring 11,000 people in the U.S. to cook up its pies, deliver them to hungry customers or...

APNewsBreak: Sweden not giving up fight over lobster imports
APNewsBreak: Sweden not giving up fight over lobster imports

By: 0 Thu, Jan 19, 2017

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Sweden isn't giving up on a long-running battle with the U.S. and Canada over lobsters that have turned up in Swedish waters....

AP source: Feds close Tesla Autopilot fatal crash probe without recall, but criticize company

By: 0 Thu, Jan 19, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — AP source: Feds close Tesla Autopilot fatal crash probe without recall, but criticize company.

Ex-senator, 2 former governors are named fellows at Harvard

By: 0 Thu, Jan 19, 2017

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Two former governors and a former U.S. senator have been named visiting fellows at the John F. Kennedy School of Government's...

Average US 30-year mortgage rate falls to 4.09 percent
Average US 30-year mortgage rate falls to 4.09 percent

By: 0 Thu, Jan 19, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term US mortgage rates marked their third week of declines this week, after snapping a nine-week run of increases. Mortgage...

North Dakota landowners sue over Dakota Access easements
North Dakota landowners sue over Dakota Access easements

By: 0 Thu, Jan 19, 2017

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A group of about two dozen North Dakota landowners is suing the developer of the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline for alleged...

US jobless claims hit lowest level in more than 43 years
US jobless claims hit lowest level in more than 43 years

By: 0 Thu, Jan 19, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits dropped last week to the lowest level in more than 43 years, another sign that...

It's getting harder for a plane to vanish and not be found
It's getting harder for a plane to vanish and not be found

By: 0 Thu, Jan 19, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly three years after a Malaysian airliner vanished, it's still possible, if unlikely, for a plane to disappear. But that's...

How to dig out from December's debt
How to dig out from December's debt

By: 0 Thu, Jan 19, 2017

The start of the new year feels like a financial clean slate — right up until your credit card bills arrive. It's easy to forget about the...

US home construction jumps, led by more apartment building
US home construction jumps, led by more apartment building

By: 0 Thu, Jan 19, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. builders ramped up home construction in December, led by a surge of apartment building, while single-family houses lagged....

Over 652K vehicles involved in latest Takata air bag recall
Over 652K vehicles involved in latest Takata air bag recall

By: 0 Thu, Jan 19, 2017

DETROIT (AP) — Thirteen automakers are recalling more than 652,000 vehicles in the U.S. in the latest round of dangerous Takata air bag inflator...

US home construction rises 11.3 percent in December, led higher by apartment building

By: 0 Thu, Jan 19, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — US home construction rises 11.3 percent in December, led higher by apartment building.

Outgoing US Treasury secretary to join Columbia faculty

By: 0 Thu, Jan 19, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Columbia University says outgoing Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew will join its School of International and Public Affairs faculty as a...

World stocks slip as investors eye European Central Bank
World stocks slip as investors eye European Central Bank

By: 0 Thu, Jan 19, 2017

TOKYO (AP) — World stocks were mostly lower Thursday ahead of comments from the European Central Bank's president and after Federal Reserve chair Janet...

Hawaii bill aims for 100 percent renewable transportation
Hawaii bill aims for 100 percent renewable transportation

By: 0 Thu, Jan 19, 2017

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii has the most aggressive renewable energy targets in the nation, aiming for its utilities to get 100 percent of their electricity...

China defends trade stance after Trump appointee's criticism

By: 0 Thu, Jan 19, 2017

BEIJING (AP) — China's government has defended itself as a supporter of free trade after U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's pick for commerce...

Paul McCartney files lawsuit against Sony/ATV over copyright
Paul McCartney files lawsuit against Sony/ATV over copyright

By: 0 Thu, Jan 19, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Paul McCartney says he wants his music to get back to where it once belonged. McCartney filed a lawsuit in federal court in Manhattan...

Vegemite goes home: Oreo maker sells to Australia's Bega
Vegemite goes home: Oreo maker sells to Australia's Bega

By: 0 Thu, Jan 19, 2017

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Vegemite, the salty, brown spread beloved in Australia, is going home, purchased by an Australian dairy company from the...

AP Source: Trump picks former Ga. Gov. Perdue to lead USDA
AP Source: Trump picks former Ga. Gov. Perdue to lead USDA

By: 0 Wed, Jan 18, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump intends to nominate former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue to serve as agriculture secretary, according to a...

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