• Drivers: Return to your dealers to fix a 2nd air bag recall

    Updated: Sat, Jan 31, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — Drivers, bring your vehicles back to the shop for more work on faulty air bags. The government says more than 2 million Toyota, Chrysler and Honda vehicles need a second fix for air bags that may inadvertently inflate while the car is running. The recall includes some...

  • Obama budget sets up battle with GOP-controlled Congress

    Updated: Sat, Jan 31, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — After a year of relative peace in Washington's budget battles, President Barack Obama will lay out a $4 trillion budget on Monday that needles Republicans with proposals for higher taxes on the wealthy and businesses to pay for education, public works projects and...

  • Revel sale put on hold while nightclub appeals terms

    Updated: 49 min ago

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The sale of Atlantic City's former Revel casino is on hold while the company that ran its popular nightclub and beach bar appeals. Third U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Thomas Ambro ruled late Friday that Revel has until 4 p.m. Tuesday to respond to the appeal...

  • Just whose Internet is it? New federal rules may answer that

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Whose Internet is it anyway? Tom Wheeler, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, says he's keeping that question in mind as he pitches the biggest regulatory shake-up to the telecommunications industry since 1996, when people still used noisy modems and...

  • Drive to repeal medical device tax no slam dunk in Congress

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans controlling both chambers of Congress have never had a better chance of repealing the tax on medical devices. Though they're backed by Democrats from states where that industry provides lots of jobs, abolishing the tax won't be easy. That's because of a...

  • MOVERS & SHAKERS

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    Updated: 8 hr ago

    Three people have joined the Vladimir Jones advertising agency in Colorado Springs. Patrick Cannarozzi was hired as a digital coordinator. He previously worked as a content coordinator and community manager for BFG Communications. Kaitlin Cronk joined the agency as an account...

  • Status quo for Colorado Springs apartment scene: vacancies low, rents high

    By rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com -
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    A continued strong demand for apartments and relatively little construction kept Colorado Springs' apartment vacancy rate low and rents high during the fourth quarter of last year, according to a report from the Colorado Division of Housing and Apartment Association of Southern...

  • What slowing economy? US consumers are in a mood to spend

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — There's a good reason the U.S. economy is impressing the world right now despite a slowdown in the final three months of 2014: In a word, steadiness. Companies have been hiring at healthy rates for the past year. Layoffs hover near historic lows. Auto sales are...

  • Uber says outside review shows customer data safe, private

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber Technologies says that if you catch a ride with one of its drivers, your personal and financial data are safe — from Uber itself. The ride-booking company on Friday used a blog post to release the results of what it described as a thorough outside examination...

  • Lawsuit: Exploding air bag killed Texas man

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    HOUSTON (AP) — The family of a Texas man who died in a minor traffic accident is alleging in a lawsuit that their loved one is the latest person to be killed by shrapnel shooting out of exploding air bags made by Takata Corp. of Japan. Carlos Solis, 35, died on Jan. 18 in a minor...

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