Posted 5:50 PM 12/24/2012 by Joe Bevans
Posted 9:53 AM 12/23/2012 by Matt Stafford
PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) - More employees are working remotely with computers, smartphones and video-conferencing. But those technologies are still no substitute for actually being in the office. A growing number of tech companies are trying to address that problem with so-called (More)
Posted 9:56 AM 12/22/2012 by Matt Stafford
El Paso County inspectors say there were no hazardous materials released in spill of 1.8 million gallons of water at an oil and gas exploration site in the eastern part of the county.
This was at an oil and gas exploration site run by Hilcorp Energy Company on Meyers Road. Hilcorp reported (More)
Posted 9:01 AM 12/19/2012 by Lauren Molenburg
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Rio de Janeiro is getting its own Trump Towers. A consortium headed by the Trump Organization says construction on the first two of five planned towers will begin in the second half of next year. The 38-floor towers will go up in Rio's dilapidated (More)
Posted 4:29 PM 12/18/2012 by Matt Stafford
NEW YORK (AP) - A contestant who claimed the Miss USA contest was fixed has been ordered to pay the pageant $5 million for defamation. In a decision signed last week, an arbitrator found that Sheena Monnin's comments were false, harmful and malicious. Monnin was Miss Pennsylvania (More)
Posted 6:38 PM 12/17/2012 by Matt Stafford
DENVER (AP) - Colorado's new marijuana regulators will consider five areas for potential recreational pot rules. The areas of concern are: - REGULATORY FRAMEWORK: The task force will look at big-picture regulation questions, including which alcohol regulations make sense for use on (More)
Posted 4:13 PM 12/12/2012 by Joe Bevans
NEW YORK (AP) - TV viewing could soon sound a little calmer. The CALM Act, which limits the volume of TV commercials, goes into effect on Thursday. CALM stands for Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation. The act is designed to prevent TV commercials from blaring at louder volumes than the (More)
Posted 9:22 PM 12/11/2012 by Kate Richards
DENVER (AP) - A plea deal has been reached for a former New Frontier Bank loan officer who is facing federal fraud charges. The U.S. Attorney's Office Tuesday announced Gregory Bell and prosecutors have reached an agreement. A change of plea hearing is set for Feb. 5. (More)...
Posted 4:31 PM 12/6/2012 by Tony Spehar
NEW YORK (AP) - Netflix says it is facing scrutiny from antitrust regulators over a Facebook post made by CEO Reed Hastings in July.The Securities and Exchange Commission sent notices to Netflix Inc. and Hastings regarding the July 3 public post on Hastings' account. The SEC sent (More)
Posted 6:16 PM 12/5/2012 by Matt Stafford
NEW YORK (AP) - The owner of Olive Garden and Red Lobster says it won't bump any full-time workers down to part-time status, after its tests aimed at limiting health care costs resulted in a publicity backlash that took a bite out of sales. At the same time, Darden Restaurants Inc. (More)...
Posted 6:54 PM 12/3/2012 by Matt Stafford
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - A University of Colorado economist forecasts the state will keep adding a wide array of jobs in 2013, putting it in position to be among the top 10 states for job growth next year. Richard Wobbekind of CU's Leeds School of Business said Monday that the state is (More)