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Lower gas prices could mean economic impact down the road

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Gas prices are at a four-year low. For the consumer this means a fatter wallet, but there could be a negative impact on the oil industry and the economy as a whole. Read more »

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Egg freezing is now a perk of the workplace. What are the ethical and religious dilemmas?

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Apple and Facebook just announced that they would provide egg freezing for their female employees. How do experts and religious groups feel about this so-called step in female empowerment? Read more »

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Dave Ramsey says: Keep expectations clear regarding loans

If you don’t already have an agreement, my advice would be to ask him what his expectations are. Read more »

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Lehi-based Vivint debuts innovation facility

Lehi-based Vivint officially cut the ribbon on its new $30 million, 125,000-square-foot innovation center on Tuesday. The company is a leading provider of smart home technology delivering services... Read more »

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Support for statewide nondiscrimination law growing in Utah, poll shows

Utahns continue to favor a state law that would prohibit discrimination based on gender orientation in housing and employment, a new poll shows. But they are split on whether the statute should... Read more »

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CVS tacks tobacco payment to prescription network

CVS Health pulled tobacco from its store shelves. Now, it plans to make some customers think twice about filling prescriptions at other stores that still sell smokes. Read more »

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Customer decline hits McDonald's sales, profit

McDonald's says its profit and sales declined as the world's biggest hamburger chain saw customer traffic fall around the world. Read more »

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America says no to cappuccino potato chips

America has rejected the idea of cappuccino-flavored Lay's potato chips. Read more »

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Economic malaise clouds Florida governor's race

By many measures, Republican Rick Scott should have a strong case for a second term as governor. Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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Market turmoil: A gift for mortgage refinancers?

A sudden plunge in mortgage rates this week raised an urgent question for millions of Americans: Should I refinance my mortgage? Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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NC-based FairPoint poised for growth after strike

FairPoint Communications is poised to prosper if it can shake off the inevitable damage caused by its ongoing strike, which will hurt business in the short term by keeping large customers from... Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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Fire exposes illegal Chinese factories in Italy

There was no fire alarm at the garment factory outside Florence where Chen Changzhong worked and lived. Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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Here's what's been happening in markets this month

Here is a snapshot of key market signals and what they've shown over the last month and year to date. Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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Developer to build replica major league stadiums for Little Leaguers

Developers plan to break ground this fall on a series of replica Major League Baseball stadiums for Little Leaguers in the southwest Missouri tourism mecca of Branson. Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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Fear-gauge flashes wild week on Wall Street

Europe's economy sputters, oil prices plunge and stocks start swinging wildly. Wall Street's long dormant "fear index" now predicts more turbulence ahead. Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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Obama announces plan to tighten debit card security

Saying more must be done to stop data breaches affecting consumers, President Barack Obama announced on Friday a government plan to tighten security for the debit cards that transmit federal... Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says US experiencing widening inequality

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen sounded an alarm Friday about widening economic inequality in the United States, suggesting that America's longstanding identity as a land of opportunity was at... Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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More than 1,700 FairPoint workers go on strike

Frustrated over a negotiating stalemate, more than 1,700 FairPoint Communications workers in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont went on strike Friday, with picket-wielding employees demanding that... Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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Housing recovery slowest since World War II, University of Utah report says

A new study from the Bureau of Economic and Business Research at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business found that the current housing cycle has shown the slowest recovery... Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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Utah jobless rate stays steady at 3.5 percent

September’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate registered 3.5 percent, virtually no change from the prior month. Utah’s current employment level registered at 1,349,700. Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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UTA to seek feedback on proposed 2015 budget

The Utah Transit Authority’s proposed 2015 budget will be available for review and comment beginning Oct. 23. Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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Statement released on proposed road work in Sunset, Clinton

The Utah Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration have announced the availability of a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for proposed transportation improvements at 1800 North (state Route 37) in Sunset... Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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Pioneer Valley Hospital announces name change

Pioneer Valley Hospital in West Valley City has announced a change to its name and upgrades to the facility. Read more »

Oct. 16, 2014

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Falling oil prices shake up global economies

A sudden plunge in the price of oil is sending economic and political shockwaves around the world. Oil exporting countries are bracing for potentially crippling budget shortfalls and importing... Read more »

Oct. 16, 2014

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Apple live: iPad Air 2, Apple Pay, new Macs debut

Apple unveiled a thinner iPad Thursday with a faster processor and a better camera as it tries to drive excitement for tablets amid slowing demand. Read more »

Oct. 16, 2014

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