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  • Hacker gets prison for cyberattack stealing $9.4M

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    ATLANTA (AP) — An Estonian man who pleaded guilty to orchestrating a 2008 cyberattack on a credit card processing company that enabled hackers to steal $9.4 million has been sentenced to 11 years in prison by a federal judge in Atlanta. Prosecutors said Friday that 30-year-old Sergei...

  • US Chamber on sidelines in close Georgia race

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The most powerful business group in the country is spending tens of millions of dollars to help Republicans win control of the Senate with one glaring omission — the tight Georgia Senate race. Rob Engstrom, political director for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, said...

  • Fitch upgrades Delta's credit rating

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — Fitch is upgrading Delta's credit rating, citing its improved balance sheet, solid operating performance and better-than-expected free cash flow. The ratings agency also touted the airline operator's efforts in dealing with operating cost inflation. Fitch boosted Delta...

  • Wyndham 3Q adjusted profit tops Wall Street's view

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. (AP) — Wyndham Worldwide Corp.'s third-quarter net income rose 10 percent as revenue improved across all business segments. The hotel operator's adjusted profit topped analysts' estimates and it raised its 2014 adjusted profit forecast, but its preliminary 2015...

  • Wyoming jobless rate up slightly in September

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming's unemployment rate increased slightly to 4.7 percent in September. The rate was 4.6 percent in August. The state Department of Workforce Services says the Wyoming rate remains lower than the national rate of 5.9 percent. In September, Fremont County...

  • Ford profit falls in third quarter on truck costs

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Ford's new aluminum-sided F-150 will be a lot lighter and more efficient when it goes on sale later this year. But for now it's a serious drag on profits. Net income dropped 34 percent to $835 million in the third quarter, largely due to the cost of launching...

  • Hundreds of marijuana shop ATMs shut down

    By David Migoya The Denver Post -
    Updated: 11 hr ago

    Hundreds of ATMs in medical marijuana dispensaries - the lifeblood of businesses otherwise forced to work in cash - were shut down Wednesday, just days after similar machines were unplugged from recreational shops. The machines in Colorado and Washington were connected to a network...

  • More earnings gains send US stocks higher

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are rising in midday trading as U.S. companies report more earnings gains. UPS and Microsoft rose after reporting earnings that were higher than analysts were expecting. Procter & Gamble rose after saying it would make its Duracell battery business a stand-alone...

  • US new-home sales close to flat in September

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. sales of new homes were nearly flat in September, after the government sharply revised downward what was initially an August surge in buying. New-home sales edged up 0.2 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 467,000, the Commerce Department...

  • MOVERS & SHAKERS

    The Gazette -
    Published: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    Heather Whitworth has been hired as finance officer for the Downtown Partnership of Colorado Springs, and will be responsible for the financial operations of the nonprofit and its three affiliate organizations. Whitworth worked for The Resource Exchange for 13 years, including nine as...

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