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Rebate or tax credit? Clean air proposal targets compressed natural gas vehicles

A Davis County lawmaker wants to make it easier for motorists to convert their vehicles to compressed natural gas by changing the financial incentive to a rebate rather than a tax credit. He also... Read more »

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Guilty verdict in peanut trial should send warning

Food safety advocates say a guilty verdict in a rare federal food-poisoning trial should send a stern warning to anyone who may be tempted to place profits over people's welfare. Read more »

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Yahoo rakes in another jackpot from Alibaba's IPO

Yahoo is making amends for years of blundering with one smart move: an early investment in Alibaba Group that has turned into a multibillion-dollar boon. Read more »

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ND tribal candidate: Oil industry could be slowed

One of two remaining candidates for leader of North Dakota's oil-rich Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation said he would work to slow the pace of oil development if environmental protections are not... Read more »

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Alibaba stock soars in jubilant trading debut

Alibaba debuted as a publicly traded company Friday and swiftly climbed nearly 40 percent in a mammoth IPO that offered eager investors seemingly unlimited growth potential and a way to tap into... Read more »

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Procter & Gamble cancels on-field NFL promotion

Procter & Gamble is canceling an on-field breast cancer awareness promotion it had been planning with the National Football League, the latest sponsor to respond to the NFL's growing problems. Read more »

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Review: Larger iPhones eliminate reason to switch

It's easy to dismiss Apple's new iPhones as merely catching up to Android. Read more »

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Yahoo rakes in another jackpot from Alibaba's IPO

Yahoo is making amends for years of blundering with one smart move: an early investment in China's Alibaba Group that has turned into a multibillion-dollar boon. Read more »

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Labor commissioner appoints new Utah OSHA director

Chris Hill has been announced as the new Utah director of OSHA. Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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Phone lines are open: Customers camp out for iPhone 6

Customers began camping out to be among the first to purchase an iPhone 6 Thursday near the Apple store at City Creek Center in Salt Lake City. Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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New 'NCIS' spinoff sets up shop in New Orleans

The newest members of the "NCIS" TV franchise understand the importance of family roots. Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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Wal-Mart to increase holiday hiring by 10 pct

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says it plans to hire 60,000 temporary holiday workers for the crucial holiday season, an increase of nearly 10 percent from last year. Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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PepsiCo latest sponsor to voice NFL concern

The war of words is heating up for the NFL, with PepsiCo Inc. CEO Indra Nooyi the latest major Super Bowl advertiser to make a pointed statement about the league. Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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Yellen says US families need to boost savings

The Great Recession showed that a large number of American families are "extraordinarily vulnerable" to financial setbacks because they have few assets to fall back on, Federal Reserve Chair Janet... Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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Where’s the app for an earthquake warning?

Among the many things the Bay Area learned from the recent shaker near Napa is that the University of California, Berkeley’s earthquake warning system does indeed work for the handful of... Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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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 »

Sept. 17, 2014

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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 »

Sept. 17, 2014

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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 »

Sept. 17, 2014

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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 »

Sept. 17, 2014

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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 »

Sept. 17, 2014

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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 »

Sept. 17, 2014

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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 »

Sept. 17, 2014

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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 »

Sept. 17, 2014

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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 »

Sept. 17, 2014

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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 »

Sept. 17, 2014

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