• AP PHOTOS: As the Lincoln Continental returns; a look back

    Updated: Mon, Mar 30, 2015

    Ford Motor Co. said Monday that the Lincoln Continental is coming back after a 13-year hiatus. A concept version of the full-size Continental will be shown at the New York auto show this week. The production car goes on sale next year. Lincoln, Ford's luxury division, was founded in...

  • Lincoln Continental, the car of presidents, is returning

    Updated: Mon, Mar 30, 2015

    DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Elvis Presley had one. So did presidents from Kennedy to Reagan. Now, the Lincoln Continental is back. Ford Motor Co. is resurrecting the Continental with a concept car debuting at this week's New York Auto Show. The full-size sedan goes on sale next year. The...

  • Asian stocks mostly higher after Yellen rate rise remarks

    Updated: 22 min ago

    HONG KONG (AP) — Asian markets were mostly higher Monday as investors digested Fed chief Janet Yellen's comments signaling U.S. interest rates were expected to rise sometime this year but when they did they would do so gradually. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index was...

  • Get a Job Monday: Mile High Youth Corps in Colorado Springs

    BY ERIC SINGER eric.singer@gazette.com -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    Mile High Youth Corps in Colorado Springs is hiring for the summer, and is looking for 18-to-24 year olds with a high school diploma or G.E.D to work on land conservation, fire mitigation, trail building and restoration projects. It's a job, a work-out and a chance to be outside, all...

  • Voice of the Consumer: Be careful using prescription discount cards

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    We all like to save money, so cards that come in the mail that claim you can save up to 75 percent off prescriptions may sound appealing. But be careful. Thanks to 11News producer, Adriane, who told me about an official-looking set of coupon cards she got in the mail. But don't...

  • DreamWorks' 'Home' bests 'Get Hard' at box office with $54M

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Business was brisk at the weekend box-office, where the DreamWorks animated alien adventure "Home" beat out the Will Ferrell-Kevin Hart comedy "Get Hard" with a resounding debut of $54 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. While the two films had been expected...

  • Mining for tourists? A dubious economic savior in Appalachia

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    SECO, Ky. (AP) — Mines built this company town. Could vines — the wine grapes growing on a former strip mine in the hills above — help to draw visitors here? Jack and Sandra Looney sure hope so. Their Highland Winery — housed in the lovingly restored, mustard-yellow "company store" —...

  • Northeast, despite highest gas costs, resists more pipelines

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — There is near universal agreement that the Northeast has to expand its energy supply to rein in the nation's highest costs and that cheap, abundant, relatively clean natural gas could be at least a short-term answer. But heels dig deep when it comes to those...

  • Dirk Draper, the new CEO of the Colorado Springs RBA, brings skills to get things accomplished

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: 12 hr ago

    Dirk Draper rarely backs away from a challenge, but if he hadn't done so when he was in college, he might be writing this story instead of being its subject. Draper was a sophomore majoring in journalism at the University of Missouri when he went to the student newspaper to get...

  • Colorado Springs area business events starting March 29, 2015

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Published: Sun, Mar 29, 2015

    MONDAY Pikes Peak Workforce Center - How to Make the Job Fair Work for You, 10 a.m.-noon, Citizens Service Center, 1675 Garden of the Gods Road, free. Registration: ppwfc.org. Colorado Springs Toastmasters Club 555 - 6 p.m., City Hall Building, 212 E. Kiowa St.; tinyurl.com/o6hfahd....