• Colorado Springs may have gained 6,000 jobs, thanks to revised report

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    A major revision in payroll growth for the Colorado Springs area next month is expected to show that 6,000 more jobs were added last year than previously reported. An earlier report by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said local payrolls grew by an average of 0.6 percent in 2014,...

  • AP sources: Obama nonprofit polls Chicagoans on library site

    Yesterday

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The foundation developing Barack Obama's future presidential library has commissioned polling in Chicago to determine whether residents support building it on the South Side, people close to the foundation said, in the clearest sign to date that the library likely...

  • What we heard, and didn't, from Yellen's remarks to Congress

    Yesterday

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Over two days of testimony to Congress, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen was grilled on everything from the direction of interest rates to the health of the economy to "Audit the Fed" legislation supported by Republicans. On some topics, Yellen shed light. On...

  • Asian stocks higher on earnings, China factory

    Updated: Wed, Feb 25, 2015

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly higher Thursday on upbeat corporate earnings and rising Chinese factory output after the chairwoman of the U.S. Federal Reserve said it will be patient about increasing interest rates. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 0.6...

  • Speed, apathy mute protests vs. Wisconsin right-to-work bill

    Updated: Wed, Feb 25, 2015

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — For two straight days this week, 2,000 union members converged on Wisconsin's Capitol to rally against a new right-to-work bill, chanting, marching and hurling profanities at GOP lawmakers and Gov. Scott Walker. The tone of the rallies has been bitter and angry...

  • Outage cuts Internet, phone service across northern Arizona

    Updated: Wed, Feb 25, 2015

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — People across northern Arizona couldn't use the Internet, their cellphones or landlines for several hours Wednesday after someone vandalized a fiber-optic line that brings communications to a large part of the state, officials said. Businesses couldn't process...

  • Judge orders Oracle to keep hosting Oregon's Medicaid system

    Updated: Wed, Feb 25, 2015

    SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon judge has ordered technology giant Oracle Inc. to continue hosting Oregon's Medicaid health insurance system for low-income Oregonians even after the company's contract expires this weekend. Marion County Circuit Judge Courtland Geyer ruled Wednesday that...

  • Nickelodeon debuts mobile service Noggin for the pre-K set

    Updated: Wed, Feb 25, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — Nickelodeon is creating brand-new content and resurrecting old shows for a mobile subscription service aimed at preschoolers. The $6-a-month service called Noggin will have new games and activities alongside archives of shows no longer on any of Nickelodeon's TV...

  • No prison for key informant in major insider trading case

    Updated: Wed, Feb 25, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — A former hedge fund manager who wore a wire to help build a massive New York insider trading case has been spared a prison sentence after prosecutors called his cooperation exceptional. Thomas Hardin was sentenced Wednesday to time served — a brief period he was in...

  • Morgan Stanley to pay $2.6B to settle charges over mortgages

    Updated: Wed, Feb 25, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — Morgan Stanley said Wednesday that it has agreed to pay $2.6 billion to settle with the federal government over its role in the mortgage bubble and subsequent financial crisis. The settlement makes Morgan Stanley the latest Wall Street bank to reach a settlement with...

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