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BamPaws: Dream of following father's, grandfather's entrepreneurial footsteps almost became nightmare

Sat, Apr 29, 2017 - 3:35 PM 0

When his family's warehouse south of downtown Colorado Springs was about to become vacant, David Flaks had a dream of duplicating the entrepreneurial...

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Ted Rayburn: Workforce is changing, and some are left behind

Sat, Apr 29, 2017 - 2:19 PM 0

I was struck recently by a Wall Street Journal online opinion column by Ben Sasse, junior U.S. senator from Nebraska and a historian and ex-college...

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Chipotle reports data breach in payment system for customers
Chipotle reports data breach in payment system for customers

By: - 0 Wed, Apr 26, 2017

NEW YORK — Chipotle saw a key sales figure rise more than expected as it works to regain customers' trust after a series of food scares, but may have...

Colorado Springs-based ministry to shut down
Colorado Springs-based ministry to shut down

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Wed, Apr 26, 2017

Global Mapping International, a 33-year-old Colorado Springs-based Christian ministry that provided research, informational graphics, publications...

Nordstrom is selling jeans caked in fake dirt for hundreds of dollars
Nordstrom is selling jeans caked in fake dirt for hundreds of dollars

By: - 0 Wed, Apr 26, 2017

Nordstrom is selling "mud-stained" jeans to the tune of $425. They're called the "Barracuda Straight Leg Jeans" and come with some sort of fake mud...

The FCC is about to unveil its net neutrality roll-back plan
The FCC is about to unveil its net neutrality roll-back plan

By: - 0 Tue, Apr 25, 2017

WASHINGTON - Ajit Pai, the Republican chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, is set to release a plan Wednesday to roll back the...

Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Mark Dancer
Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Mark Dancer

By: - 0 Tue, Apr 25, 2017

Mark Dancer has been named a Fellow of the NAW Institute for Distribution Excellence, the long-range research arm of the National Association of...

UCHealth partner files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection
UCHealth partner files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Tue, Apr 25, 2017

Grandview Hospital in Colorado Springs and free-standing emergency rooms operated along the Front Range under the UCHealth ER name will remain open and...

Frontier Airlines launches service to new markets with $20 fares
Frontier Airlines launches service to new markets with $20 fares

By: - 0 Tue, Apr 25, 2017

Frontier Airlines announced Monday that it has begun new, non-stop service in seven markets over the past week and returned its summer seasonal routes...

Colorado marijuana industry sets sales records in early 2017
Colorado marijuana industry sets sales records in early 2017

By: - 0 Tue, Apr 25, 2017

DENVER — Colorado's marijuana industry — one of the most mature in the nation — continues to thrive, posting record-setting sales figures through the...

Colorado Springs gas prices have been climbing for weeks. Is a slowdown coming?
Colorado Springs gas prices have been climbing for weeks. Is a slowdown coming?

By: Rich Laden - 0 Mon, Apr 24, 2017

Rising gas prices over the last six weeks in Colorado Springs might be slowing and could even be poised for a decline. Prices averaged $2.336 for a...

Job fairs focus on Teller County
Job fairs focus on Teller County

By: - 0 Mon, Apr 24, 2017

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center is hosting two spring fairs for Teller County job seekers from 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday....

Colorado Springs Health Foundation OKs almost $1.4 million in grants
Colorado Springs Health Foundation OKs almost $1.4 million in grants

By: Rich Laden - 0 Mon, Apr 24, 2017

The Colorado Springs Health Foundation recently approved nearly $1.4 million in grants for 35 organizations in the Pikes Peak region, the foundation's...

Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Matt West, Janis Cross and A.J. Schultz
Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Matt West, Janis Cross and A.J. Schultz

By: - 0 Mon, Apr 24, 2017

Matt West, CFP, Janis Cross and A.J. Schultz, formerly at Morgan Stanley, recently joined Raymond James & Associates as financial advisers. All...

Gander Mountain said to attract Sportsman's Warehouse as buyer
Gander Mountain said to attract Sportsman's Warehouse as buyer

By: - 0 Mon, Apr 24, 2017

Gander Mountain Co., the bankrupt retailer of hunting and fishing gear, has attracted buyer interest that could keep most of its stores open after the...

Get a Job Monday: Signal 88 Security has positions available
Get a Job Monday: Signal 88 Security has positions available

By: Eric Singer - 0 Mon, Apr 24, 2017

Signal 88 Security could be the steppingstone for a law enforcement-related career. Are you that person who is ready to go above and beyond to provide...

National Business Headlines

Starbucks says Unicorn Frappuccino shows its digital savvy
Starbucks says Unicorn Frappuccino shows its digital savvy

By: 0 Thu, Apr 27, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks is pointing to the Unicorn Frappuccino as an example of its digital savvy, and ability to ride out of its sales slump. The...

The Latest: Senate confirms Acosta as Trump's man at labor
The Latest: Senate confirms Acosta as Trump's man at labor

By: 0 Thu, Apr 27, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Alex Acosta's confirmation as President Donald Trump's secretary of labor (all times EDT): 6:40 p.m. The Senate has...

Bank of America survey small business optimism surging

By: 0 Thu, Apr 27, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Small business owners' optimism about the economy has turned around dramatically since before the election, according to a survey...

Trump signs order creating accountability office at VA
Trump signs order creating accountability office at VA

By: 0 Thu, Apr 27, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday created an office at the Department of Veterans Affairs to improve accountability and protect...

United moves to ease criticism with settlement, new policies
United moves to ease criticism with settlement, new policies

By: 0 Thu, Apr 27, 2017

DALLAS (AP) — United Airlines moved to staunch criticism — and any customer defections — by reaching a settlement Thursday with a passenger dragged off...

YouTube ad boycott could spell trouble for Alphabet's Google
YouTube ad boycott could spell trouble for Alphabet's Google

By: 0 Thu, Apr 27, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — YouTube's inability to keep big-brand ads off unsavory videos is threatening to transform a rising star in Google's digital family...

Feds: Tribe-owned online lenders collected on invalid debts

By: 0 Thu, Apr 27, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators sued four online lenders for collecting consumer debts they weren't legally owed, an area that is a prime source...

5 reasons Amazon is experimenting with physical stores
5 reasons Amazon is experimenting with physical stores

By: 0 Thu, Apr 27, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Is the online giant of retail also looking to conquer physical stores? Amazon has been dabbling in physical retail since 2015, during...

Trump's gyrations on NAFTA cause a flurry of head-scratching
Trump's gyrations on NAFTA cause a flurry of head-scratching

By: 0 Thu, Apr 27, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump campaigned on an "America First" trade policy of bracing clarity: Renegotiate or abandon NAFTA and crack down...

Retailers and insurers get taxed more, tech less
Retailers and insurers get taxed more, tech less

By: 0 Thu, Apr 27, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — To understand taxes, you have to think about geography. Don't worry, this will make sense eventually. The U.S. has high corporate...

Facing deadline, most Wisconsin dairy farms find new buyer

By: 0 Thu, Apr 27, 2017

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A dairy group says most of Wisconsin's 58 dairy farms desperately looking for new milk buyers before a Monday deadline have found...

Microsoft's fiscal 3Q revenue falls short of expectations
Microsoft's fiscal 3Q revenue falls short of expectations

By: 0 Thu, Apr 27, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Microsoft's cloud business propelled its fiscal third-quarter earnings above Wall Street's expectations, but revenue fell short,...

Train delays likely this summer over work at Penn Station
Train delays likely this summer over work at Penn Station

By: 0 Thu, Apr 27, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Rail travelers who have endured major disruptions recently at the nation's busiest rail station are likely to see more delays this...

Microsoft beats Street 3Q forecasts
Microsoft beats Street 3Q forecasts

By: 0 Thu, Apr 27, 2017

REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) on Thursday reported fiscal third-quarter earnings of $4.8 billion. On a per-share basis, the Redmond,...

Trump tax plan stands to benefit the man in the White House
Trump tax plan stands to benefit the man in the White House

By: 0 Thu, Apr 27, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Among the likely winners in President Donald Trump's tax-cut plan would be a real estate developer turned reality TV star who now...

Alphabet posts 1Q profit
Alphabet posts 1Q profit

By: 0 Thu, Apr 27, 2017

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Alphabet Inc. (GOOG) on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $5.43 billion. The...

The Latest: Physician dragged off flight settles with United
The Latest: Physician dragged off flight settles with United

By: 0 Thu, Apr 27, 2017

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the story of the settlement between United Airlines and he man who was dragged from a jet earlier this month(all times...

Amazon beats Street 1Q forecasts
Amazon beats Street 1Q forecasts

By: 0 Thu, Apr 27, 2017

SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $724 million. The Seattle-based company said it had profit of $1.48...

The Latest: Christie says Amtrak fixes are what he sought
The Latest: Christie says Amtrak fixes are what he sought

By: 0 Thu, Apr 27, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Amtrak's repair work at Penn Station (all times local): 3:30 p.m. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he's satisfied...

United CEO: I
United CEO: I "messed up" with initial response to incident

By: 0 Thu, Apr 27, 2017

The CEO of United Airlines acknowledges he "messed up" with his initial response to the April 9 incident where a passenger was dragged off a plane...

Starbucks meets 2Q profit forecasts
Starbucks meets 2Q profit forecasts

By: 0 Thu, Apr 27, 2017

SEATTLE (AP) — Starbucks Corp. (SBUX) on Thursday reported fiscal second-quarter profit of $652.8 million. The Seattle-based company said it had net...

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Movers & Shakers

Movers & Shakers: Gloria A. Brooks
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Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Edward Priem II
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Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Sarah Stafford
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Pikes Peak Association of REALTORS® Open House Weekend returns

Wed, Apr 12, 2017 - 10:40 AM 0

Spring is here and with it comes beautiful weather, longer days and the perfect opportunity to browse all of the fresh new inventory in the...

Leadership Pikes Peak Gala returns, highlighting community leaders from the 70s to today

Fri, Apr 14, 2017 - 3:12 PM 0

What does it mean to be a leader? Leadership Pikes Peak, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded in 1976, believes it means being a good...

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