Do you want 600-calorie fries with that?

The Associated Press The New York City Board of Health voted yesterday to approve a new version of a law requiring fast-food...

Fed cuts rate, Pikes Peak region safer from recession

One week before its scheduled policy meeting, The Federal Open Market Committee cut the federal funds target rate by 75 basis points today,...

Raytheon sells oil-extracting technology

The Associated Press Defense contractor Raytheon Co. is selling technology to a large oilfield services firm that hopes microwaves will someday become...

Earnings dive for Bank of America, Wachovia

The Associated Press Hurt by the deepening credit crisis, Bank of America Corp. said Tuesday its fourth-quarter earnings fell 95 percent, and Wachovia...

McGraw Hill, Federal Reserve differ on construction industry

Researchers have different opinions about economic trends in the construction industry, based on 2007 data. For the year, McGraw Hill reported total construction...

State of the Region Luncheon

The Greater Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce will host the State of the Region Luncheon Jan. 30 at Norris Penrose ...

Medical devices left inside patients 1,000 times a year

A report today from the Food and Drug Administration contains some disturbing news – that surgeons leave parts of medical devices inside...

State’s 2007 payroll numbers strong

Colorado’s seasonally adjusted figures for non-farm payroll were close to 2.35 million, up from 2.3 million in December 2006, according to the Bureau...

Year end sees slowdown for contractors

The value of nonresidential construction starts during 2007 was up 11.2 percent from 2006, according to Reed Construction Data, a national construction...

Dow Jones adds to index family

Dow Jones Indexes and Wilshire Associates, a global investment services and consulting firm, announced that Bahrain, Kuwait and Sri Lanka will...

Western Strategies Center to present health care report

The Western Strategies Center will unveil its first report: the state of local health care at noon on Wednesday, Jan. 23 in the Carnegie...

Denver’s housing market in enviable position

In remarks to the Jefferson County Association of Realtors this week, Lawrence Yun, chief economist and senior vice president of real estate...