More Americans to rush in for Cyber Monday deals

Although many Americans spent Thanksgiving and Black Friday shopping, a National Retail Federation study predicts that another 131 million customers will go online today...

April new home sales inch upward

WASHINGTON - Sales of newly built homes were flat in April, but are now 7 percent above the rock-bottom lows of January, another indication...

Colorado ranks in top 10 states to start a business

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Colorado is one of the top 10 states to start a business, despite being one of the worst for availability of human capital, according...

Colo. senator wants tax hike to avoid budget cuts

Some Colorado Democratic lawmakers are not happy about Gov. John Hickenlooper's proposal to slash education funding to help balance the state budget. They're also...

New Ute Pass closure protocol

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is updating its protocol on Ute Pass when flash flooding threatens U.S. 24 west of Colorado Springs. Beginning today,...

Colo. House OKs bill to report illegal immigrants

The Colorado House has given preliminary approval to a bill that would require law-enforcement officers to report suspected illegal immigrants to prosecutors. The measure, approved...

Rising Professionals form separate group

The Colorado Springs Rising Professionals have decided to break away from the Regional Business Alliance and function as their own independent organization. “It feels like we’ve hit the ceiling with the Business Alliance,” said Rising Professionals Chairman Shawn Gullixson, 33, a branch manager at Vectra Bank. “We were aligned with the Business Alliance on some […]
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More jobs lost last year than previously thought

Colorado employers cut about 17,000 more jobs last year than initially reported, according to revised Department of Labor and Employment employment statistics released yesterday. The DOL reported...

Spectranetics provides on-site employee health care

Two Colorado companies, Spectranetics Corp. and Paladina Health, teamed up to offer health clinics for Spectranetics employees in Colorado Springs. Spectranetics has more than 325 employees at its InterQuest Business Park headquarters. The clinics will become a part of the company’s wellness package. Paladina Health has Denver headquarters. The plan involves giving employees round-the-clock access […]
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Poll: Hiring plans top layoffs by most in 12 years

Industry economists say the U.S. economic recovery is gaining strength, with more firms expressing positive hiring plans than in over a decade. A new survey...

State events highlight high-tech innovation companies

Next week is “Colorado Innovation Week,” to honor the small businesses and startups that are creating hubs of innovation across the state. Gov. John Hickenlooper made the proclamation yesterday, saying that the week will bring together “top leaders to cultivate innovation and technology, and transform ideas into reality.” The week’s events include the Monday release […]
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March retail numbers boosted by weather

Thanks to an earlier Easter holiday and unseasonably warm weather, retailers in March saw solid sales growth, according to figures from the National Retail Federation.
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