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  • How states fared on unemployment benefit claims

    Updated: Thu, Aug 28, 2014

    The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits slipped 1,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 298,000, a low level that signals employers are cutting few jobs and hiring are likely to remain strong. Here are the states with the biggest decreases in applications. No state...

  • Applications for US unemployment benefits dip to 298K, remain near pre-recession lows

    Updated: Thu, Aug 28, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Applications for US unemployment benefits dip to 298K, remain near pre-recession lows.

  • US economy grew at brisk 4.2 percent rate in April-June quarter, faster than first estimated

    Updated: Thu, Aug 28, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — US economy grew at brisk 4.2 percent rate in April-June quarter, faster than first estimated.

  • Reports: FBI probes US bank attacks by Russian hackers

    Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Aug 28, 2014

    NEW YORK — The FBI is investigating a hacking attack on JPMorgan Chase and at least one other bank, according to reports citing unnamed sources familiar with the matter. A report on Bloomberg.com said Wednesday that the FBI is investigating an incident in which Russian hackers...

  • Revised estimate of Q2 growth likely to stay solid

    Updated: Thu, Aug 28, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — After a grim start to the year, the economy roared back to life in the spring, supporting expectations that the second half of 2014 will turn out far better than the first half. On Thursday, the government will revise its estimate of just how fast the economy grew in...

  • Deal reached to sell supermarket chain to ex-CEO

    Updated: Thu, Aug 28, 2014

    TEWKSBURY, Mass. (AP) — A New England supermarket chain that has been in turmoil for weeks over a workers' revolt and customer boycott has announced that the former CEO is buying the company from rival relatives. Market Basket said in a statement late Wednesday that former CEO Arthur...

  • Asian stocks post cautious gains, Qantas surges

    Updated: Thu, Aug 28, 2014

    TOKYO (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Thursday but gains were muted ahead of U.S. economic data and possible policy announcements from Japan. KEEPING SCORE: The Nikkei 225, the benchmark for the Tokyo Stock Exchange, inched down 0.5 percent to 15,450.42. Hong Kong's Hang...

  • Colorado Springs unemployment rate falls to nearly six-year low

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Published: Thu, Aug 28, 2014

    The Colorado Springs area job market continued its dramatic improvement in July as the local unemployment rate fell sharply for the third consecutive month, hitting 6.5 percent - the lowest since November 2008, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Wednesday. The local jobless...

  • What do people want from downtown Colorado Springs? Survey gives insight

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Aug 27, 2014

    It's no surprise: frequent visitors to Colorado Springs and city residents want a downtown that is vibrant, safe and clean. They also want more attention paid to recruiting new businesses and filling vacancies, making the area more accessible to walking and biking, and reducing...

  • MOVERS & SHAKERS

    The Gazette -
    Published: Thu, Aug 28, 2014

    Deborah Walker has been hired as associate director of Citizens Project, a Colorado Springs organization focused on community issues that include diversity and civic engagement. She earned a Master of Public Administration and Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management from the...

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