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  • Anheuser-Busch, McDonald's voice NFL disapproval

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    Major sponsors including Anheuser-Busch are adding to the chorus of disapproval over the National Football League's recent scandals, but the companies are stopping short of pulling advertising. Anheuser-Busch said Tuesday that it has spoken with the NFL about concerns related to...

  • NASA picks Boeing and SpaceX to ferry astronauts

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA is a giant step closer to launching Americans again from U.S. soil. On Tuesday, the space agency picked Boeing and SpaceX to transport astronauts to the International Space Station in the next few years. NASA Administrator Charles Bolden named the...

  • Survey finds skepticism about trade's benefits

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans, Japanese and many Europeans aren't sold on the benefits of trade. They doubt that global economic ties create jobs or raise wages, an international survey conducted by the Pew Research Center shows. But people China and other low- and middle-income...

  • Robbery suspects tried to make off with $15,600

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Court documents indicate the suspects in a July bank robbery in Northern California stole $15,600 before two of them and a hostage died in a shootout with police. The figure from the foiled robbery was included in documents released Monday, The Record of...

  • Probe: HealthCare.gov website must boost security

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — HealthCare.gov, the health insurance website serving more than 5 million Americans, has significant security flaws that put users' personal information at risk, nonpartisan congressional investigators have concluded. The Government Accountability Office said the...

  • Landmark fracking study finds no water pollution

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — The final report from a landmark federal study on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, found no evidence that chemicals or brine water from the gas drilling process moved upward to contaminate drinking water at a site in western Pennsylvania. The Department of Energy...

  • Endo Int'l makes $1.4B offer for Auxilium Pharma

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Endo International PLC says it is making an unsolicited offer for Auxilium Pharmaceuticals that values Auxilium at $28.10 per share. The deal is worth $1.41 billion in cash and stock, based on Auxilium's shares outstanding. Endo values the offer at $2.2 billion,...

  • Business Highlights

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    ___ Alibaba risk: China's rise leaves out investors WASHINGTON (AP) — American investors are clamoring to buy a stake in Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, which is launching what may prove the biggest initial public stock offering ever. But history is stacked against them. China's...

  • Colorado Springs organization opens nominations for Business Citizen of the Year Award

    The Gazette -
    Published: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    The Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance is seeking nominations for its annual Business Citizen of the Year Award. Among other qualifications, nominees should be leaders of their companies, as well as their trades or professions; provide jobs; contribute to the area's economic...

  • Colorado Springs event puts electric vehicles in the spotlight

    The Gazette -
    Published: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    Ready to plug into the electric vehicle market? The American Lung Association in Colorado and Southern Colorado Clean Cities are giving people a chance to test drive plug-in electric vehicles and learn more about them from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the First and Main Town Center, 3650...

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