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Fort Collins seeking replacement for Allegiant

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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.… Continue Reading Fort Collins seeking replacement for Allegiant

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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… Continue Reading Obama easily tops past presidential visits to Colorado

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HUD might have paid $1 billion in false claims

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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… Continue Reading HUD might have paid $1 billion in false claims

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Microsoft says it’s fixed the Explorer flaw

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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… Continue Reading Microsoft says it’s fixed the Explorer flaw

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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… Continue Reading Commodities boom might have peaked, as stimulus ends

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Colorado restaurant earns high praise

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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.

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FirstBank to close 15 branches statewide

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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… Continue Reading FirstBank to close 15 branches statewide

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Colorado household income drops

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Median household income dropped again last year, said the Denver Post. According to reports from the U.S. Census Bureau, the Colorado median household income dropped from $55,787 to $55,487. Read more at the Denver Post.     

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Dole to sell businesses to Japanese company

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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… Continue Reading Dole to sell businesses to Japanese company

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FDA moves to limit arsenic in rice

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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… Continue Reading FDA moves to limit arsenic in rice

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