• Business

    Colorado fines Lyft for using driver with serious felonies

    Denver's KCNC-TV first reported that Lyft driver Danny Gillette had a robbery and prison escape on his criminal record. Both felonies disqualified him from Lyft driving

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    Aurora lawmakers give unanimous OK to Bridge House homeless work program near Nine-Mile Station

    “This is not a drop-in facility. This is not a shelter. This is not a halfway house. These people may or may not have a history with the criminal justice system.”

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    IBM reports first revenue growth since 2012

    "Over the past several years we have invested aggressively in technology and our people to reposition IBM," James Kavanaugh, IBM's new chief financial officer, said in a statement Thursday after the company reported its fourth-quarter earnings.

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    Apple banks on tax break to build 2nd campus, hire 20,000

    "Apple is a success that could only have happened in America, and we always felt a very big sense of responsibility to give back to our country and the people who have made our success possible," Cook said during a ceremony Wednesday celebrating a new warehouse being built in Reno, Nevada.

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    Long-term mortgage rates rise: 30-year hits 4.04 percent

    "Inflation is firming ... This means upward pressure on long-term rates, like the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage, is building," Len Kiefer, Freddie Mac's deputy chief economist, says in a statement. He cites a Federal Reserve report out Wednesday showing that employers in more industries were under pressure to give workers pay raises.

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    Goldman Sachs posts $1.9 billion loss due to new tax law

    Goldman lost $5.51 a share, compared with a profit of $2.35 billion, or $5.08 a share, in the same period a year earlier, the bank reported Wednesday. Excluding the one-time charges, the bank earned $5.68 a share, beating analysts' estimates.

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    BOOM: Aurora, regional building big

    “Construction firms appear to be very optimistic about 2018 as they expect demand for all types of construction services to continue to expand,” Stephen E. Sandherr, the association’s chief executive officer, said in a statement announcing the survey’s findings. “This optimism is likely based on current economic conditions, an increasingly business-friendly regulatory environment and expectations the Trump administration will boost infrastructure investments.”