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May Car Sales Return To Pre-Recession Levels

Good weather and a strong Memorial Day weekend helped car buyers ignore reports of recalls, pushing car and truck sales up more than ten percent in May.

06/04/2014

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Colorado Is The Leading Nation In New Car Sales

As the city gears up for the Denver Auto Show, it turns out that Colorado is leaving the other states in the dust when it comes to car sales.

04/08/2014

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Education Bill Advances, But Schools Still Wary

A hefty education overhaul described as the marquee Colorado schools bill of the year advanced toward a vote Friday after some big amendments

04/04/2014

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Pay Hikes For Colorado Workers Set In After Recession

Colorado government employees will see their first pay increases in four years when they get their latest paychecks. It’s a sign that the state is continuing its economic recovery after the recession.

07/31/2013

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Colorado Revenue Continues To Grow, Economists Say

Colorado’s economy continues to outperform expectations, spurred on by tax revenue from stock sales, although unemployment remains high, state economists told lawmakers Monday.

03/18/2013

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Fiscal Cliff: Watching the Rules of Negotiating

It may feel that we are watching our elected leaders allow our country to plummet off of the fiscal cliff. But in reality, we are simply watching the art of negotiation.

11/29/2012

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Opinion: Auto And Bank Bailouts Prove Effective

On Monday, the Treasury Department sold 553,846,153 shares in AIG on Monday, turning an $18 billion profit on the $32.50 a share price.

09/11/2012

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Metro State Holds Graduation With Brighter Job Market

The job market is being flooded with new college graduates, and although hiring isn’t back to pre recession levels, the prospects for new grads seeking jobs are brighter than in the past few years.

05/13/2012

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Craft Beer Business Pours Up Recession-Proof Brew

Thousands are converging in Downtown Denver for the Great American Beer Festival this weekend. The craft brewing business seems to be untouched in tough economic times.

09/30/2011

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Recession Hits Colorado Banks Late; 5 Fail This Year

The downturn in real estate at a time of high unemployment, foreclosures and bankruptcies led to five Colorado bank failures this year that could cost the nation’s deposit insurance fund about $1 billion, or about one-fifth of the fund’s overall losses in 2011.

09/30/2011