• As Fed meets, it edges toward its first rate hike since 2006

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve is getting close to raising interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade, perhaps in September. When it meets this week, though, don't expect any timetable for a rate hike to be spelled out in a post-meeting statement. For now, the Fed...

  • Orders for US durable goods jump 3.4 percent in June

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticket manufactured goods posted a sizable gain in June, but the advance was fueled by higher demand for commercial aircraft. Outside of this volatile category, a key category that represents business investment rose by a far more...

  • McGraw Hill Financial buying SNL Financial for about $2.23B

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — McGraw Hill Financial, owner of ratings agency Standard & Poor's, is buying SNL Financial for about $2.23 billion. Privately held SNL Financial, based in Charlottesville, Virginia, is a provider of financial news, data and analysis. McGraw Hill Financial President and...

  • Special Olympics gets largest single private donation, $25M

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — The Special Olympics has received a $25 million donation, the largest single private gift in the organization's 47-year history. The donation comes from the philanthropic foundation of Thomas Golisano, the founder and chairman of Paychex Inc. The Rochester, New...

  • Burger King's sales get another boost from Chicken Fries

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Burger King got a boost from the return of its "Chicken Fries." Parent company Restaurant Brands International Inc. said Monday sales rose 7.9 percent at Burger King locations in the U.S. and Canada during the second quarter. The company attributed the increase to...

  • Orders for US durable goods jump 3.4 percent in June, reflecting surge in commercial aircraft

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders for US durable goods jump 3.4 percent in June, reflecting surge in commercial aircraft.

  • Burger King parent beats expectations as sales climb

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — The parent company of Burger King and Tim Hortons is reporting a better-than-expected quarterly profit after global sales climbed at established locations for both fast-food chains. Comparable-store sales rose 6.7 percent at Burger King and 5.5 percent at Tim Hortons...

  • Shanghai stocks dive 8 percent as China shares suffer renewed selling, other Asia markets down

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Shanghai stocks dive 8 percent as China shares suffer renewed selling, other Asia markets down.

  • Gov't: Fiat Chrysler must offer to buy back 500,000 pickups

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler must offer to buy back from customers more than 500,000 Ram pickup trucks and other vehicles in the biggest such action in U.S. history as part of a costly deal with safety regulators to settle legal problems in about two dozen recalls. The...

  • Historic Stagecoach Inn in Manitou Springs is back in business

    By teresa farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Jul 9, 2015

    The Stagecoach Inn, 702 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, has reopened with little fanfare, a new owner and a slight change in name. It's now called PJ's Stagecoach Inn with a nod to owner, Paul Jakubczyk. He also owns PJ's Bistro, which features European-style cuisine. Even without...

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