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  • No workplace injuries mean another award for MechOne Inc.

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    For a company whose employees make and install sheet metal in commercial air conditioning and heating systems, you'd expect at least one on-the-job injury a year. But MechOne Inc. of Colorado Springs has never had an injury that caused an employee to miss work in its 14-year history....

  • Colorado Springs Health Partners gets new owner; patients unlikely to see changes

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    Denver-based kidney care giant DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. announced Wednesday it has acquired Colorado Springs Health Partners, the largest health care practice in Colorado Springs - a deal that could change the face of local health care. Terms of the deal, which is expected to...

  • Oregon cuts ties with Oracle's health exchange

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon is cutting its last ties with a botched health insurance exchange portal built by Oracle Corp. as the state and the high-tech company pursue lawsuits against each other. In April, Oregon announced it was giving up on the troubled state exchange and would...

  • Camel maker Reynolds snuffs out workplace smoking

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Camel cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc. is snuffing out smoking in its offices and buildings. The nation's second-biggest tobacco company informed employees Wednesday that beginning next year, the use of traditional cigarettes, cigars or pipes will no longer...

  • Survey: Harassment a common part of online life

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — A new study confirms what many Internet users know all too well: Harassment is a common part of online life. The first-of-its-kind report by the Pew Research Center found that nearly three-quarters of American adults who use the Internet have witnessed online...

  • Business Highlights

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    ___ Government ups air bag warning to 7.8M vehicles DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government is now urging owners of nearly 8 million cars and trucks to have the air bags repaired because of potential danger to drivers and passengers. But the effort is being complicated by confusing...

  • BofA to refund Apple Pay customers charged twice

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    SAN JOSE, CALIF. (AP) — Bank of America apologized Wednesday for a double-billing glitch that affected some customers who made purchases with Apple Pay, the new mobile payments service that Apple launched this week. Some customers have reported they were charged twice for the same...

  • Owners: Taj Mahal to stay open throughout November

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Trump Entertainment Resorts is dropping its threat to close Atlantic City's Taj Mahal casino on Nov. 13. The company said Wednesday it still cannot guarantee the Taj Mahal won't close by the end of the year, but added it will definitely remain open...

  • Bankruptcy hearing in Trump name fight postponed

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    DOVER, Del. (AP) — Attorneys have postponed a Delaware bankruptcy court hearing over Donald Trump's fight to remove his name from a struggling New Jersey casino. Trump is suing Trump Entertainment Resorts in New Jersey state court, demanding that the Trump name come off the Taj Mahal...

  • Rules on bank risk in mortgage bonds being adopted

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators are proceeding with new rules that ease guidelines for banks selling mortgage securities and could mean fewer borrowers will need to make hefty down payments. The Securities and Exchange Commission voted 3-2 Wednesday to adopt the rules, which six...

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