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  • Gift Guide: Home products come with connectivity

    Updated: 50 min ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Do you really need an app to tell you to brush and floss? It seems every household appliance is getting some smarts these days, meaning some connection to a phone app and the broader Internet. But then what? To give you a feel for what that connectivity brings, here's...

  • California power regulator to address allegations

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California's chief utility regulator is expected to address alleged backroom dealings with the state's largest utility when he presides over his last meeting of the five-member commission he leads. California Public Utilities Commission President Michael Peevey is...

  • 200-person call center in Colorado Springs to close

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Corinthian Colleges Inc. said Wednesday it will close its 200-employee call center in Colorado Springs on Feb. 28 - the result of an agreement it reached last month to sell most of its campuses to a nonprofit group. Santa Ana, Calif.-based Corinthian said the center, run by its...

  • $1.99-and-under gas comes to Colorado Springs

    By rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Yes, Virginia, there is gas under $2 in the Pikes Peak region. A gallon of regular gasoline was selling for $1.98 on Wednesday at the Sam's Club on Colorado Springs' south side, while the city's two Costco Wholesale Clubs and a second Sam's on the north side were selling it for...

  • MOVERS & SHAKERS

    The Gazette -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    Aubrey McCoy has been promoted to director of operations and marketing for the Colorado Springs Sports Corp. She came to Colorado Springs in 2011 as an El Pomar Foundation fellow, working with the Sports Corp. on several events that included the annual Rocky Mountain State Games. She...

  • Marketing effort boosts passenger numbers at Colorado Springs Airport

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    Passenger numbers at the Colorado Springs Airport in October jumped from a year ago by the biggest percentage in nearly seven years as a marketing campaign aimed at leisure and business travelers in Houston, Seattle and Illinois paid big dividends. Passenger traffic for the month was...

  • 14 charged in meningitis outbreak that killed 64

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    BOSTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors charged 14 people in a 2012 meningitis outbreak that killed 64 people nationwide in what authorities called the largest criminal case ever brought in the U.S. over contaminated medicine. The co-founders, pharmacists and pharmacy technicians at a...

  • How Kim Jong Un became the target of 'The Interview'

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — A few weeks ago, when a freshly stoned Seth Rogen sat down for a lunch interview about "The Interview," the likelihood of trouble seemed remote. "You're always hoping nothing horrible is going to happen, obviously," said Rogen. "If something horrible happened and they...

  • Catskills hang hopes of revival on new casino

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    THOMPSON, N.Y. (AP) — Residents of a faded corner of New York's Catskills Mountains are celebrating the recommendation to license a casino here in the heart of the once-bustling "Borscht Belt" resort region. The decision will test the premise that blackjack and craps can breathe new...

  • Why the Fed thinks US economy still needs its help

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — If you didn't know about the lingering damage from the Great Recession, the U.S. economy would appear remarkably strong. The unemployment rate is a close-to-healthy 5.8 percent. Inflation is unusually low. Crashing oil prices are rewarding consumers with a tax cut of...

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