State Division of Real Estate Director resigns

Colorado's Director of the Division of Real Estate, Erin Toll resigned this week. The state Department of Regulatory Agencies announced today that she resigned effective May...

Judge rules suit over health overhaul can go to trial

A federal judge ruled Thursday that parts of a lawsuit by 20 states seeking to void the Obama administration's health care overhaul can go...

Court says Broadmoor owner Anschutz owes $17.3M in taxes

A federal appeals court says Colorado billionaire Philip Anschutz, who recently bought The Broadmoor, owes more than $17.3 million in taxes. The 10th U.S. Circuit...

Study tells students the worth of their majors

The choice of undergraduate major in college is strongly tied to a student's future earnings, with the highest-paying majors providing salaries of about 300...

Janus receives inquiry in insider trading probe

Mutual fund company Janus Capital Group Inc. says it has received an inquiry in an investigation of insider trading on Wall Street. In a regulatory...

Sales tax oversight committee seeks volunteers

Volunteers are needed for the public safety sales tax oversight committee for the City of Colorado Springs. The positions are term-limited, at-large positions. The tax oversight committee...

SBA program finances a record $1.59 billion

One of the Small Business Administration's programs set a 50-year record in fiscal 2010, financing more loans than ever before. The SBA's Small Business Investment...

How to … Select an advertising agency

An effective advertising campaign can pay off big-time, but an ineffective one will have you paying out big money with little to show in return. Your choice of advertising agency can make all the difference. Before you search for an agency, think about what you want to accomplish. Are you looking to increase sales? Promote a new product? Brand your company? Determine your advertising budget and your target market. Also consider whether you’re in the market for a long-term relationship with an agency or just a one-time campaign.

White House: Stimulus law working as promised

President Barack Obama's $800 billion-plus economic stimulus law may not be earning good grades with the public, but the White House claims it's on...

Ultra requests oil and gas drilling permits

Ultra Resources Inc., which recently purchased the Banning Lewis Ranch, has filed for permits for two wells, though a citywide drilling moratorium is in...

Poll: Weak economic growth expected through 2011

Top forecasters say the economy will grow this year and next at a slower pace than previously thought, weakened by governments and consumers spending...

Feds: Serious problems with Colo. welfare computer

Nearly seven years after it came online, a federal audit of the state's welfare computer system says it has "serious" problems. Results of the audit...