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  • Google unveils app for managing Gmail inboxes

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Google is introducing an application designed to make it easier for its Gmail users to find and manage important information that can often get buried in their inboxes. The service, called Inbox, can sort electronic receipts and bank statements into bundles so...

  • Dow Chemical beats Street 3Q forecasts

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) — Dow Chemical said Wednesday that it wants to cut another $1 billion in spending over the next three years. CEO Andrew Liveris said in a conference call discussing the company's third-quarter results that the specialty chemicals maker will reveal more details at...

  • Correction: Air Bag Recall-Glance story

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    In a glance box Oct. 20 about an auto industry air bag recall, The Associated Press reported erroneously that 133,221 older General Motors cars were included in the recall, based on a statement from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The agency later revised its list...

  • Visa increases dividend by 20 percent

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    FOSTER CITY, Calif. (AP) — Visa Inc. says it will increase its quarterly dividend by 20 percent. The Foster City, California-based global payments company said Wednesday that it will pay a quarterly dividend of 48 cents per share on Dec. 2 to its class A shareholders of record as of...

  • Colorado Springs real estate agent named Colorado Realtor of the Year

    Rich Laden
    Updated: 15 hr ago

    Randy Reynolds, a broker associate with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Rocky Mountain in Colorado Springs and a veteran Springs real estate agent, was named Colorado Realtor of the Year by the Colorado Association of Realtors at the organization’s 94th annual convention Oct. 19-21 in...

  • Six Flags and Yahoo are big market movers

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Six Flags Entertainment Corp., up $4.40 to $38.90 The amusement park operator reported a boost in quarterly revenue and the results topped...

  • Slide in energy sector drags US stock market lower

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are ending lower, breaking a four-day winning streak, as a drop in the price of oil dragged energy companies lower. The energy sector in the Standard & Poor's 500 index sank 1.7 percent, more than twice as much as the rest of the market. Small-company stocks and...

  • Figures on government spending and debt

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30.

  • Spot will cost you: Pet rents become apartment fad

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Man's best friend is taking a bite out of renters' wallets. Pet security deposits register in the hundreds of dollars and are getting steeper. Now, a monthly rental payment ranging from $10 to $50 is quickly becoming the norm, adding to the cost. Apartment managers...

  • Mazda roadster in Guinness World Records

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    Driving the 2015 Mazda MX-5 Miata roadster is like letting loose of heavy burdens. The smartly styled, 13-foot-long two-seater is so efficient in design, there's not a lot of room to carry extra baggage. The car, itself, weighs less than 2,600 pounds and is energetic and eager to...

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