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Ted Rayburn: Cruise to Denver or be launched?

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Having spent way too much of my adult life behind the wheel of a car, I am always on the lookout for good transportation alternatives. By good, I mean...

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Trump's - and other developers' - pass on Red Rock Canyon turned out OK for Colorado Springs

Sun, Feb 19, 2017 - 3:51 PM 0

A Trump resort at Red Rock Canyon. It has the ring of fake news, but according to a Colorado Springs real estate agent involved in a late 1990s bid to...

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Better Business Bureau warns consumers about online Colorado Springs retailer
Better Business Bureau warns consumers about online Colorado Springs retailer

By: Rich Laden - 0 Thu, Feb 16, 2017

The Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado is warning consumers about a Colorado Springs-based online retailer that specializes in the sale of...

Colorado Springs-based Vectrus wins $14 million order for Afghanistan work
Colorado Springs-based Vectrus wins $14 million order for Afghanistan work

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Wed, Feb 15, 2017

Vectrus wins $14 million order for Afghanistan work A subsidiary of Colorado Springs-based defense contractor Vectrus Inc. has received a $14 million...

PepsiCo benefits from health focus as Americans ditch soda
PepsiCo benefits from health focus as Americans ditch soda

By: - 0 Wed, Feb 15, 2017

PepsiCo Inc., the maker of Mountain Dew and Cheetos, is under more pressure to shape up. The food giant now generates 45 percent of its revenue from...

GM CEO embarks on charm offensive as PSA offers Opel guarantees
GM CEO embarks on charm offensive as PSA offers Opel guarantees

By: - 0 Wed, Feb 15, 2017

General Motors Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra embarked on a charm offensive to win German support for a sale of Opel to PSA Group as the French...

Retail CEOs meet with Trump, call meeting 'productive'
Retail CEOs meet with Trump, call meeting 'productive'

By: - 0 Wed, Feb 15, 2017

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Wednesday met with a group of executives from big-name retailers such as Target and Best Buy, as the industry...

New year, same growth story for U.S. economy driven by consumers
New year, same growth story for U.S. economy driven by consumers

By: - 0 Wed, Feb 15, 2017

Busy storefronts and an inflation pickup show the world's largest economy is starting 2017 much the same way it ended 2016: driven by the consumer....

Factory production rises for fourth time in five months
Factory production rises for fourth time in five months

By: - 0 Wed, Feb 15, 2017

U.S. factory output increased for the fourth time in five months amid gains in machinery and chemicals, extending a gradual recovery in manufacturing....

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Trump's Florida visits puts small airport in tailspin
Trump's Florida visits puts small airport in tailspin

By: 0 Fri, Feb 17, 2017

LANTANA, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump wants small businesses to thrive, but his frequent Mar-a-Lago visits have flight schools and other...

Kansas lawmakers vote to roll back governor's deep tax cut
Kansas lawmakers vote to roll back governor's deep tax cut

By: 0 Fri, Feb 17, 2017

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' Republican-led Legislature voted Friday to roll back a deep tax cut championed by Republican Gov. Sam Brownback, conceding...

Recalls this week: Stroller components, patio benches

By: 0 Fri, Feb 17, 2017

More than 700,000 components for car seat-to-stroller mounts are being recalled because they can disengage unexpectedly. Other consumer products...

Snapshot: A look at Kraft Heinz and Unilever

By: 0 Fri, Feb 17, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. food giant Kraft Heinz Co. said that its bid to acquire Europe's Unilever had been rejected, but that it would still try to hammer...

Customers avoid new Wells Fargo accounts after sales scandal

By: 0 Fri, Feb 17, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Customers are still turning their backs on Wells Fargo after a scandal over sales practices, with the bank saying Friday the number of...

Pennsylvania correlates natural gas fracking with quakes

By: 0 Fri, Feb 17, 2017

Pennsylvania environmental regulators have found a likely correlation between a natural gas company's fracking operation and a series of tiny...

Fastest computer in the Rockies tapped for range of projects

By: 0 Fri, Feb 17, 2017

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A new supercomputer at a federally funded research center in Wyoming will do important work for a wide range of Earth science...

New supercomputer aids climate research in top coal state
New supercomputer aids climate research in top coal state

By: 0 Fri, Feb 17, 2017

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A new supercomputer in Wyoming is carrying on modeling the effects of climate change, but scientists worry President Donald Trump...

Salt of the earth: Road salt miners chip away at winter need
Salt of the earth: Road salt miners chip away at winter need

By: 0 Fri, Feb 17, 2017

HAMPTON CORNERS, N.Y. (AP) — Deep below upstate New York's farm country, workers in ghostly tunnels are praying for snow. Fiercer winters mean better...

Florida man accused in plot to bomb Target stores

By: 0 Fri, Feb 17, 2017

OCALA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man is accused in a plot to blow up several Target stores along the East Coast in an attempt to acquire cheap stock if the...

Correction: Tiffany-Cancer Lawsuit story

By: 0 Fri, Feb 17, 2017

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — In a story Feb. 16 about a discrimination lawsuit against Tiffany & Co., The Associated Press erroneously reported the timing...

Trump, fond of executive orders, awaits more fancy pens
Trump, fond of executive orders, awaits more fancy pens

By: 0 Fri, Feb 17, 2017

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — It didn't take long for President Donald Trump to start running out of the custom-made Cross pens he uses to sign executive...

Fannie Mae to pay Treasury $5.5 billion after profit doubles
Fannie Mae to pay Treasury $5.5 billion after profit doubles

By: 0 Fri, Feb 17, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Fannie Mae said Friday that it will pay the U.S. Treasury a $5.5 billion dividend next month after its profit doubled in its latest...

Kraft in talks to buy Europe's Unilever

By: 0 Fri, Feb 17, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. food giant Kraft Heinz Co. confirmed that it's made an offer to buy Europe's Unilever and been rejected. The company said Friday...

Zuckerberg's goal: Remake a world Facebook helped create
Zuckerberg's goal: Remake a world Facebook helped create

By: 0 Fri, Feb 17, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Zuckerberg helped create the modern world by connecting nearly a quarter of its citizens to Facebook and giving them a platform to...

Global shares slip after Wall Street fall and Samsung arrest
Global shares slip after Wall Street fall and Samsung arrest

By: 0 Fri, Feb 17, 2017

TOKYO (AP) — Global shares slipped Friday following a drop on Wall Street as the stronger dollar sent Japanese issues lower and the arrest of an...

Asian shares slip after Wall Street fall and Samsung arrest
Asian shares slip after Wall Street fall and Samsung arrest

By: 0 Thu, Feb 16, 2017

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares slipped Friday following a drop on Wall Street as the stronger dollar sent Japanese issues lower and the arrest of an...

Newark cardinal joins lobbyists on trip to Washington
Newark cardinal joins lobbyists on trip to Washington

By: 0 Thu, Feb 16, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The new leader of Newark's more than 1 million Catholics carried a strong message against President Donald Trump's immigration order...

The Zuckerberg manifesto: How he plans to debug the world
The Zuckerberg manifesto: How he plans to debug the world

By: 0 Thu, Feb 16, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Zuckerberg's long-term vision for Facebook, laid out in a sweeping manifesto , sometimes sounds more like a utopian social guide...

Outdoor trade show leaving Utah over public lands stance
Outdoor trade show leaving Utah over public lands stance

By: 0 Thu, Feb 16, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A lucrative outdoor trade show that's been staged in Salt Lake City for two decades announced Thursday it will be leaving Utah...

The Latest: Christie warns candidates to cool it on promises
The Latest: Christie warns candidates to cool it on promises

By: 0 Thu, Feb 16, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce's lobbying trip to Washington (all times local): 8 p.m. New Jersey Gov. Chris...

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