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Colorado Springs Gazette - Bizbeat

Is the end near for plastic grocery bags in Denver?

Several Denver City Council members are calling for a crackdown on flimsy plastic grocery bags that are fated for landfills.

El Paso County wages rise at fastest rate in 2 years

Wages paid to workers in El Paso County during the first quarter rose 5.1% from…


Colorado legislature's interim water resources review committee begins summer work

The Colorado legislature's interim water resources review committee, a bipartisan group of 10 lawmakers, began its summer work by relaunching efforts to change the state's instream flow program.

China announces tariff hike on $75 billion of US products

BEIJING — China on Friday announced tariff hikes on $75 billion of U.S. products in retaliation for President Donald Trump's latest planned…


Powell: No clear hint on rates but says Fed will aid economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell sent no clear signal Friday that the Fed will further cut interest rates this year…

US new home sales slid 12.8% in July

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of new U.S. homes fell a steep 12.8% in July as higher prices and limited inventory sidelined would-be buyers.