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FedEx to add 50,000 seasonal jobs

Growth in online shopping is boosting profit at FedEx, and the company plans to hire more than 50,000 extra workers to handle what is shaping up as another record year for holiday-season package... Read more »

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Stericycle critics: Shut it down now

An anonymous whistleblower interviewed on EnviroNews claims radioactive material was illegally incinerated at Stericycle's North Salt Lake plant. The allegation renews calls by critics for the... Read more »

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David Sturt and Todd Nordstrom: 'Inboarding' opens new opportunities in the job you already have

Job-hopping can be a lucrative endeavor — employees may see a 10-20 percent salary increase by going to the competition. How do organizations keep top talent? Can workers find opportunity as... Read more »

4 hours ago

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Cities to celebrate completion of S-Line Greenway

Community leaders from Salt Lake City and South Salt Lake will mark the completion of the S-Line Greenway, Utah's first multimodal recreation corridor. Read more »

9 hours ago

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Financial interventions don't work

Over half of American adults don’t have a budget, and almost a quarter don’t know how much they spend. Read more »

10 hours ago

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Japan seeks backing for whaling despite UN ruling

Japan sought international backing Wednesday for its highly criticized plan to resume whale hunting in the Antarctic next year, despite a ruling against it by the top U.N. court. Read more »

11 hours ago

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Getting animals to dazzle on screen is a wild job

For animal trainers on film sets, the job can be wild. Getting snakes on a plane takes a bit of heat or light, but cajoling a bear to perform for the camera can require buckets of fried chicken. Read more »

11 hours ago

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NYC's Sept. 11 museum gets 1 millionth visitor

The museum at the site of the 9/11 attacks in New York has gotten its 1 millionth visitor just under four months after opening to the public. Read more »

13 hours ago

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US current account deficit dips to $98.5 billion

The U.S. current account trade deficit narrowed slightly in the April-June quarter, reflecting gains in exports of oil and civilian aircraft and a bigger surplus in Americans' overseas investment... Read more »

14 hours ago

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University of Utah entrepreneurship program ranked among best in nation

The David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah has been ranked as a top 25 school for entrepreneurship for the fourth straight year, according to a survey released Tuesday by the... Read more »

15 hours ago

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Transportation and community planning meetings set for Utah County

Utah County residents and interested individuals are invited to learn about air quality, road and highway improvements, new community development and transit plans at a series of open houses. Read more »

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Utah Labor Commission offers grants to fund workplace safety promotion

The Utah Labor Commission is requesting applications to award funding for projects or initiatives demonstrating a commitment to workplace safety. Read more »

yesterday

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Dave Ramsey says: Tips for stretching dollars in a leaky budget

Here are some ideas to help stretch your dollars and plug those leaks. You’ll be amazed at how much money these tactics will save. Read more »

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GM expert says 19 deaths eligible for compensation

The death toll tied to faulty ignition switches in General Motors small cars has risen to 19, according to a compensation expert hired by the company. The number is likely to go higher. Read more »

Sept. 15, 2014

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Gilead to license generic version of Sovaldi

Sciences has reached a deal with several generic drugmakers to produce a cheaper version of its popular, $1,000-per-pill hepatitis C drug Sovaldi for use in developing countries. Read more »

Sept. 15, 2014

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Hundreds of workers on strike at Lear Corp. plant

Hundreds of workers protesting what some are calling fast-food-like wages walked off the job Saturday at a Lear Corp. plant in northwest Indiana that makes automotive seats, beginning a strike that... Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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Slow Money invests in small food enterprises

Consumers who want to support local food and farms aren't limited anymore to buying locally produced veggies, meats and cheeses. They can make direct investments big or small into local food... Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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EU ministers seek to create investment climate

European finance ministers agreed Saturday on the necessity of leveraging private investments with urgent structural reforms to relaunch the continent's moribund economy. Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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Will Apple's digital wallet kill the card swipe?

On Tuesday, the company announced Apple Pay, a digital payment system that lets people pay for retail store purchases using their phones rather than cash or credit cards. T Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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France bristles as Netflix advances in Europe

Netflix is tapping into six new markets Monday hoping to gain a big subscriber base around Europe, but is facing a frosty welcome in France. Well-established French competitors are trying to head... Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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How employers can improve the nation's health

Employers need to tackle the national health problem by improving how they operate, according to an article published yesterday in the Gallup Business Journal. Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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Ukraine will delay implementation of EU trade deal

European leaders said Friday that they would allow Ukraine to delay putting a landmark trade deal into effect, a major concession to Russia which has repeatedly threatened retaliation if Kiev... Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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Tesla Q&A: Tesla's Nevada 'gigafactory' FAQs

Now that Gov. Brian Sandoval has signed into law a package of incentives for Tesla Motors worth up to $1.3 billion, the electric-car maker is moving ahead with plans to build a $5 billion lithium... Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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San Diego cabbies cry foul over body odor test

Body odor is among 52 criteria that officials at San Diego International Airport use to judge taxi drivers. Cabbies say that smacks of prejudice and discrimination. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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US retail sales rise in August on auto sales

Auto buying drove U.S. retail sales higher in August, a possible sign that job growth in recent months has led to accelerated consumer spending. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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