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  • Investigators, Branson go to spacecraft crash site

    Updated: Sat, Nov 1, 2014

    MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) — Federal accident investigators are headed to a desert crash site where a winged spaceship designed to give wealthy tourists a high-altitude view of Earth broke up during a test flight, killing one pilot and badly injuring another. Also going to the area about 120...

  • Duck farming fading away on New York's Long Island

    Updated: Sat, Nov 1, 2014

    FLANDERS, N.Y. (AP) — Duck farms were once as synonymous with Long Island as Gatsby mansions. But the Long Island duck industry is quietly fading into the history books. By the end of this year there will be only one duck farm left on Long Island. That's down from a high of more than...

  • Why excessively low inflation can damage economies

    Published: Sat, Nov 1, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In explaining its surprise move Friday to inject more stimulus into the financial system, the Bank of Japan cited one main factor: Prices that are too low. Japanese central bankers worry that prices are starting to flat-line, especially amid tumbling crude oil costs...

  • Virgin Galactic's allure: space and celebrities

    Updated: Sat, Nov 1, 2014

    The explosion of a Virgin Galactic rocket ship during a test flight over California has almost certainly dashed founder Richard Branson's goal of starting passenger flights next spring. Information about Virgin Galactic, its backers, and its goals: OWNERS Virgin Galactic is a joint...

  • Alaska mine project splits major state industries

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaskans are set to vote for the third time on a mining project that pits two major industries — extractive mining and salmon fishing — against each other. This summer, the Environmental Protect Agency dealt the Pebble Mine project a blow by limiting mining in...

  • Space tourism rocket crash stirs mixed emotions

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    The explosion of Virgin Galactic's passenger rocket ship is stirring up mixed emotions as scientists and others involved in the space industry wait for more details on what happened over the Mojave Desert. While several people expressed sadness that one pilot was killed and another...

  • US stocks end a turbulent month at a record high

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — For stock investors, there was no shortage of drama in October. Stocks started the month modestly below a record high, only to cascade to their worst slump in two years. But after flirting with a correction, or a 10 percent drop, the U.S. market rebounded and closed at...

  • State 'gardening' program may help Colorado Springs IT company blossom

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Published: Sat, Nov 1, 2014

    A Colorado Springs-based informational technology provider is among 12 Colorado companies that will receive consulting help, access to special reports and other assistance as part of the state's new Economic Gardening pilot program. Amnet will use the program to help it land larger...

  • Interns, rejoice: Startup Summer starting up in Colorado Springs

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: 11 hr ago

    First there was Startup Weekend. Then came Startup Week. Now, Colorado Springs can add Startup Summer to the lineup. Beginning next summer, up to 15 students from colleges nationwide will spend 10 weeks as paid, full-time interns for local startup companies. The program, which began...

  • MOVERS & SHAKERS

    The Gazette -
    Published: Sat, Nov 1, 2014

    Danny Cruz has joined the North American Title Company Southern Colorado division as a business development representative in Colorado Springs. Cruz has more than 10 years of experience in sales and has skills in customer service, accounting, marketing and management. GET MORE OR...

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