A Colorado company is suggesting ways to get passengers on board planes and in their seats faster, reports USA Today. Denver-based Molon Labe Design – headed by a former Australian fighter pilot – has created a way to end congestion. The company wants to manufacture an aisle seat that can be moved on top of […]
Fort Collins is looking for a replacement for Allegiant Air flights into the Fort Collins-Loveland Municipal Airport, said the Coloradoan. Allegiant isn’t saying why it cancelled flights, but airport officials say the airport can support an airline. Allegiants planes from the local airport were 97 percent full for the first six months of the year. […]
President Barack Obama has visited Colorado more often than any president in the past 40 years, said the Denver Post. Although Colorado is a swing state – and visited often by presidents and presidential candidate – no one has visited the state as often as Obama. He’s visited Colorado 10 times this year, and 16 […]
The U.S. government might have paid more than $1 billion in aid to halt foreclosures to people who didn’t qualify for the help, said the Washington Post. The inspector general for the Department of Housing and Urban Development said the agency didn’t have the proper protocols or safety checks in place during its preforeclosure sale […]
Microsoft says it has fixed the flaw in its Internet browser that allowed hackers to attack certain users, said the Chicago Tribune. The attacks prompted the German government – and many businesses – to advise people to use a different browser. A permanent repair to the browser will be available for download tomorrow. Read more […]
The biggest advances in commodities this year might be from investors who think policy makers aren’t doing enough to stabilize the economy, said Bloomberg. The Standard & Poor’s index of commodities is expected to end the year about 3 percent higher than it is now. That contrasts with a 92 percent surge from 2008 to […]
USA Today is heaping high praise on a Colorado restaurant, said the Denver Business Journal. The national newspaper says Gravity 1020, inside the Fort Collins Brewery is the “best restaurant in a brew pub.” Read more at the Denver Business Journal.
Lakewood-based FirstBank will close 15 branches in the state, including two in Colorado Springs, reports the Denver Business Journal. A dozen of the closed locations are inside King Soopers, two are storefront locations in Vail and one is a traditional, stand-alone branch in Colorado Springs. The other branch closed in the Springs is inside a […]
Lower profits has led Dole Foods to sell some of its businesses to Japanese company Itochu for $1.7 billion, said the LA Times. The money will help Dole pay off its debts and create a smaller, more streamlined company. The news sent Dole’s stock up 6.6 percent in early trading. Read more at the Los […]
The Food and Drug Administration is crafting a plan that would remove much of the arsenic in rice products – the leading food source for the poison, said the Washington Post. The move comes after a Consumer Reports study that studied 200 samples of rice in 60 products, and found all of them contained some […]
U.S. housing starts climbed 2.3 percent in August, a bright spot in the economy, said Bloomberg. It’s the strongest pace of new family construction in two years, and shows a recovering real estate market. Mortgage rates are at all-time lows, and cheaper properties are driving sales. Read more at Bloomberg.