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Dave Ramsey says: Government unlikely to take away investments

I think there’s less than a 1 percent chance they’d seize the actual assets. Read more »

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Fairchild Semiconductor closing Utah plant

Multinational chipmaker Fairchild Semiconductor announced it would make dramatic cuts to two of its major supply lines, including shuttering its West Jordan manufacturing facility. The company will also eliminate 1,350 jobs in the... Read more »

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Tribe's casino plan roils quaint Martha's Vineyard

On the western tip of Martha's Vineyard, bright clay cliffs and a red brick lighthouse draw visitors as they pile out of cars and tour buses and head up to this town's scenic overlook. Read more »

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Japan ready to offer flu drug for Ebola treatment

Japan said Monday it is ready to provide a Japanese-developed anti-influenza drug as a possible treatment for the rapidly expanding Ebola outbreak. Read more »

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Sony's PlayStation Network hit by attack, exec's flight diverted

Sony's PlayStation Network service for video games was unusable from Sunday until Monday afternoon after being flooded by an online attack. Read more »

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Amish country bristles at ‘Mafia’ TV show

For a year, Lark and Michael McCarley simmered silently over the arrival of “Amish Mafia” in their community. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Mimicking the airlines, hotels get fee-happy

Forget bad weather, traffic jams and kids asking, "Are we there yet?" The real headache for many travelers is a quickly-growing list of hotel surcharges, even for items they never use. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Burger King in talks to buy Tim Hortons

Burger King may be the home of the Whopper, but Canada may be the new home of Burger King. The restaurant operator said on Sunday that it was in talks to buy Tim Hortons, the Canadian... Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

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'Guardians' retakes box office, tops summer films

"Guardians of the Galaxy" became the summer's top-grossing movie at the North American box office with a $17.6 million weekend that narrowly bested the young adult melodrama "If I Stay," while the... Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

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Invasive insect threatens iconic Florida citrus

The tourists stream to Florida in their cars, intent on a week at Disney or a sugar-sand seashore or a nonstop party on South Beach. Road weary and thirsty, they pull over at one of the state's... Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

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Salt Lake City emerging as go-to destination for geeks

The list of celebrity guests who appeared at one of the first two Salt Lake Comic Con events and are now anxious to return is growing as Utah's capital city becomes an increasingly popular nerd... Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

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California push to avert higher gas prices stalls

Lawmakers from both parties are pushing to halt an increase in the price of gasoline and other fuels expected to hit consumers in January, but their efforts appear to be dead with just a week to go... Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

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Drama reigns at VMAs before awards show even airs

Snakes and stage slips: There's drama and the MTV Video Music Awards haven't even begun yet. Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

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Transit, health care discussions dominate poverty summit

Dual challenges of affordable health care and the accessibility and pricing of public transit were major topics of discussion Saturday at an annual poverty summit in Salt Lake dissecting the... Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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UTOPIA mayors looking for alternative method to poll residents

The mayors of six cities involved in the UTOPIA fiber-optic network are considering ways to gauge public opinion on a controversial utility fee proposal after elections officials determined the... Read more »

Aug. 22, 2014

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Officials to authorize construction on electric transmission line in Beaver County

Officials will hold a signing ceremony next week to authorize construction for a new energy transmission line in Beaver County. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2014

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McDonald's names new US president again

McDonald's named a new president for its struggling U.S. division on Friday, marking the second change in the high-profile spot in less than two years. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2014

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Utah company being considered to stop radioactive leak at Japanese nuclear plant

More than three years ago, a powerful earthquake struck the coast of Japan. The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant remains offline and is leaking contaminated water. A Utah company has proposed a... Read more »

Aug. 21, 2014

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Stranger donates vehicle to Bountiful businessman

A Bountiful man trying to make a living was surprised by the gift from a stranger to help with his work. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2014

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Honda bolsters Fit to boost crash resistance

When the subcompact Fit failed a crash test, Honda went back to the drawing board. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2014

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Report: Russia conducts checks at McDonald's

Russian news agencies reported Thursday that the country's food safety agency will conduct checks on McDonald's restaurants in the Urals following food safety complaints, a day after four branches... Read more »

Aug. 21, 2014

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Emmy hopefuls play the angles to nab trophies

If it walks like a drama and talks like a drama and yet calls itself a comedy, that's just fine with the Emmy Awards. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2014

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BofA's $17B settlement not as large as it appears

Bank of America's purchase of Countrywide Financial has cost it tens of billions of dollars over the past six years. An expected $17 billion settlement with the Justice Departm ent will increase... Read more »

Aug. 21, 2014

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A tough label to chew on: What does ‘natural’ really mean?

When you buy a box of crackers labeled “natural,” do you just assume they’re organic? Don’t. When you choose an “all natural” chocolate syrup for your... Read more »

Aug. 21, 2014

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Remote corner of Navajo Nation to get electricity thanks to business deal

Most people take electricity in their homes for granted, only missing it during the occasional power outage. But near Lake Powell, some families have been waiting decades to get electricity, and... Read more »

Aug. 20, 2014

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