Posted 6:13 PM 10/30/2012 by Matt Stafford
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's campaign plans to air advertising in Michigan beginning Wednesday touting the president's support of the auto industry, responding to Republican ads criticizing the president. Obama campaign officials say the ad comes in response to a $2 (More)
Posted 5:49 PM 10/29/2012 by Matt Stafford
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden and former President Bill Clinton have criticized Mitt Romney for saying that Chrysler is shifting production of its Jeep brand autos from Ohio to China. Jeep, a major employer in Ohio, has said it is adding jobs in China to meet (More)
Posted 9:58 AM 10/28/2012 by Matt Stafford
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - The Dragon has left the space station and is headed back to Earth. Astronauts aboard the International Space Station released the commercial cargo ship Sunday morning. The California-based SpaceX company will steer its unmanned capsule to a splashdown in (More)
Posted 4:23 PM 10/25/2012 by Joe Bevans
Snow is here and that brings out lots of people looking to get snow tires. Shops all accross our area are busy getting drivers ready for winter. Experts say that advances in tire technology make today's snow tires a big plus in winter driving. The traditional studded tires are still in demand, but new rubber compounds make studless ice tires comparable in performance.
Posted 2:29 PM 10/23/2012 by AP posted by Juice Godfrey
JONATHAN FAHEYAP Energy WriterNEW YORK (AP) - U.S. oil output is surging so fast that the United States could soon overtake Saudi Arabia as the world's biggest producer.The boom in production is being driven by high oil prices and new drilling methods that are (More)
Posted 5:52 PM 10/22/2012 by Matt Stafford
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - TransCanada has restarted the Keystone oil pipeline that carries about 590,000 barrels of crude oil each day from Canada to facilities in the Midwest. Oil began flowing again Monday afternoon. Company spokesman Shawn Howard says the system will be operated at a (More)
Posted 3:27 PM 10/19/2012 by Greg Boyce
One of two Kmart stores in Pueblo will close in January.
The south side Kmart at Northern and Pueblo Boulevard has been in operation since the mid 1970s. The closure affects about 50 employees. Sears Holding spokesman Chris Brathwaite said those employees who are eligible will (More)
Posted 7:00 PM 10/17/2012 by Matt Stafford
Colorado Springs Utilities is working out the details on their 2013 budget at City Hall on Wednesday, but not without disagreements.
Mayor Steve Bach spoke with News 5 earlier that morning; he says the proposed utilities budget is flawed.
"Number one is that it has no definition on (More)
Posted 3:16 PM 10/16/2012 by Greg Boyce
Most downtown parking meters in Colorado Springs now have a two-hour limit. More than 100 meters between Cascade and Nevada and from Colorado to Boulder now allow longer parking times. All told, 95 percent of the meters in the downtown core will allow up to two hours of parking (More)
Posted 7:33 PM 10/11/2012 by Joe Bevans
THORNTON, Colo. (AP) - Dish Network says it plans to hire 430 customer service employees in the Denver suburbs of Thornton and Littleton. The satellite television company said Thursday it is hiring 350 people in Thornton and 80 in Littleton. Englewood, Colo.-based Dish Network says the pay is between $11 and $13.10 per hour, plus benefits. Employees also can earn bonuses.
Posted 2:48 PM 10/10/2012 by Greg Boyce
DENVER (AP) - Wind turbine manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems is laying off 75 workers at its blade factory in Brighton. The announcement on Tuesday comes after the company cut 30 jobs in Brighton and 90 at its tower factory in Pueblo. The jobs are being cut because a (More)