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Stock market correction is normal, and could be an opportunity for those investing for long term - Sun, 18 Feb 2018
In the last two weeks, the stock market has experienced higher levels of volatility than we’ve seen in some time. It’s left many people wondering if this is normal and healthy, or a sign of worse things to come. But what is normal?
Boulder County 4-H leaders cancel new gun display at annual event - Sun, 18 Feb 2018
Boulder County 4-H officials prohibited a gun display as an addition to this year's annual tack show Feb. 24 at the Boulder County Fairgrounds just hours before 15-year-old 4-H member Tegan Brown told leaders she would not attend the event if firearms were present.
Can a Happy Meal ever really be “healthy”? McDonald’s is trying its best - Sun, 18 Feb 2018
McDonald's Happy Meal is about to get a makeover. On Thursday, the fast-food chain announced new nutrition standards for its kids' meals and a series of upcoming menu swaps designed to make options for children healthier.
Dating danger? Businesses rethink workplace romance policies - Sun, 18 Feb 2018
It happens in so many workplaces — two colleagues begin a romantic relationship. But a heightened awareness about sexual harassment means small business owners can get more anxious when employees start dating.
4 ways Taco Bell’s CEO could improve Chipotle - Sun, 18 Feb 2018
It's been a rough few years for Chipotle. The chain's woes, which began in 2015 with a widespread E. coli outbreak, have led to multiple health scares and plummeting sales.
Microsoft is trying to kill passwords. It can’t happen soon enough. - Sat, 17 Feb 2018
Microsoft is trying to kill the password, and it's about time. This week, the company said the next test version of its stripped-down Windows 10 S operating system will strip out passwords as well, by default. If you go through setup as recommended, you'll never get a password option.
Electric cars and technology are upending transportation as we know it. But is Colorado prepared? - Sat, 17 Feb 2018
The electric revolution is here. But it's not clear that Colorado policymakers are truly ready for the changes ahead.
Employers who don’t offer paid sick leave are making flu season worse, hurting their bottom line - Sat, 17 Feb 2018
This winter's flu season is shaping up to be a nasty one, with flu-related hospitalization rates outpacing anything seen in recent years, according to the CDC.
Indictment: Social media firms got played by Russian agents - Sat, 17 Feb 2018
Friday's election-interference indictment brought by Robert Mueller, the U.S. special counsel, underscores how thoroughly social-media companies like Facebook and Twitter were played by Russian propagandists.
Facebook forges ahead with kids app despite expert criticism - Sat, 17 Feb 2018
Facebook is forging ahead with its messaging app for kids, despite child experts who have pressed the company to shut it down and others who question Facebook's financial support of some advisers who approved of the app.