• Procter & Gamble names Taylor to succeed Lafley as CEO

    Updated: Tue, Jul 28, 2015

    Procter & Gamble has named David Taylor as president and chief executive effective Nov. 1. The executive, who heads P&G's global beauty, grooming and health care, succeeds A.G. Lafley, who will stay on with the Cincinnati company as executive chairman. Procter & Gamble said Tuesday...

  • Roger Goodell upholds Tom Brady's 4-game suspension

    Updated: Tue, Jul 28, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — Calling the appeal process "a sham," Tom Brady's agent says NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell "failed to ensure a fair process" in upholding the quarterback's four-game suspension. Don Yee says Tuesday that Brady's side was given only four hours to present a defense, and...

  • Firstsource adding 200 employees to Colorado Springs call center

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: 4 min ago

    Firstsource Solutions Ltd. announced plans Tuesday to add 200 workers at its northern Colorado Springs call center by the end of September after adding a second major health insurer as a client. Cara Brubaker, the company's human resource manager in Colorado Springs, said Firstsource...

  • Pollard to be freed; US analyst spied for Israel

    Updated: 7 min ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Jonathan Pollard, the former Naval intelligence analyst whose conviction of spying for Israel stoked fierce international passions, has been granted parole and will be released from prison in November after nearly 30 years. The decision to free Pollard from his life...

  • Veteran Colorado Springs police officer arrested, accused of misconduct

    BY ELLIE MULDER elllie.mulder@gazette.com -
    Updated: 15 min ago

    A veteran Colorado Springs police officer was arrested Monday evening on suspicion of attempting to influence a public servant, first-degree official misconduct and false reporting to authorities, according to a police release. Officer Paul Patton, 39, has been with the police...

  • US agency denies request for Fiat Chrysler investigation

    Updated: 13 min ago

    DETROIT (AP) — U.S. auto safety regulators have rejected a request to investigate power system failures in almost 5 million Fiat Chrysler vehicles. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said in documents posted Tuesday that two fuel pump relay recalls took care of...

  • Progressive hiring 193 by year's end at Colorado Springs call center

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: 23 min ago

    Insurance giant Progressive Corp. announced Monday plans to hire 193 sales representatives and claims adjusters for its Colorado Springs call center by the end of the year. The company, which employs 1,200 in the call center and 400 more in an information technology operation at the...

  • With Troy Tulowitzki traded, could Carlos Gonzalez be next?

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 35 min ago

    DENVER — Troy Tulowitzki's gone. Carlos Gonzalez may be up next. Possibly even just-acquired Jose Reyes, too. The Colorado Rockies are overhauling their roster in the midst of another dismal season. This time, no one is off limits. For years, Tulowitzki was almost considered...

  • Rep. Kit Roupe will seek re-election in 2016

    Megan Schrader
    Updated: 41 min ago

    Rep. Kit Roupe, R-Colorado Springs, is running for a second term in 2016 she announced Tuesday. Roupe won House District 17 in 2014 ousting the incumbent Tony Exum, a democrat who is running again in 2016 too. The seat, which represents southeast Colorado Springs, has a high...

  • Rapids captain Drew Moor soaking in MLS All-Star selection

    By SCOTT KANIEWSKI scott.kaniewski@gazette.com -
    Published: Tue, Jul 28, 2015

    COMMERCE CITY - Kaká, David Villa, Clint Dempsey and . Drew Moor? Moor, the Colorado Rapids longtime captain, couldn't believe it when he was named to the 2015 MLS All-Star roster. Moor was on the pitch for practice Tuesday, the eve of the All-Star game where MLS' top players will...

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