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Michelle Singletary: May these financial testimonies uplift and inspire

We hear so much bad news that it's uplifting to hear how some people have overcome their economic challenges or have acted on financial advice that's improved their lives. Read more »

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Dave Ramsey says: Determining how much you can spend on a house

I always tell folks never get a home loan where the monthly payment is more than a fourth of your take-home pay. Twenty-five percent of your monthly take-home pay is the absolute most you should... Read more »

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Utah businessman Paul Huntsman completes purchase of Salt Lake Tribune

Utah businessman Paul Huntsman completed his purchase of the Salt Lake Tribune on Tuesday, returning one of the state's two major newspapers to local ownership. Read more »

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Wal-Mart steps up online efforts in China as a key to future

Wal-Mart's tiny warehouse in eastern Shanghai doesn't look like much. But it's a key part of the company's strategy to win over grocery customers in China who are fast heading online. Read more »

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Striking Verizon workers to return Wednesday; deal inked

Nearly 40,000 striking Verizon employees will return to work Wednesday after reaching a tentative contract agreement that includes 1,300 new call center jobs and nearly 11 percent in raises over... Read more »

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US home prices rise in March as spring buying season begins

U.S. home prices kept climbing in March as the spring home buying season began, but so far the higher costs haven't thwarted sales. Read more »

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Primary Children's Hospital teams pull together for kids, families

The annual Primary Children's Hospital Telethon will be Friday, June 3, 2016. Funds raised help the hospital continue its mission of keeping "the child first and always." Read more »

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State inspectors making sure drivers get what they pay for at the pump

With Utahns heading out on the roads for Memorial Day weekend, state inspectors say drivers are almost always getting their money’s worth when they fill up at the pump. Read more »

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Chinese developer Wanda opens theme park to take on Disney

China's largest private property developer, the Wanda Group, opened an entertainment complex on Saturday that it's positioning as a distinctly homegrown rival to Disney and its $5.5 billion... Read more »

May 28, 2016

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Idea for Burt's Bees land to become park becoming partisan

A congressional field hearing in the coming week on a proposal to create a national monument in northern Maine underscores how partisan lines have been drawn as Republican lawmakers try to rein in... Read more »

May 28, 2016

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Central Utah International Business Forum set for June 1

World Trade Center Utah, the Utah Department of Workforce Services and the Six County Association of Governments is co-sponsoring a Central Utah International Business Forum on Wednesday, June 1. Read more »

May 27, 2016

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GOED board OKs grants to help 8 rural businesses

The Governor’s Office of Economic Development board of directors has approved eight rural Utah businesses for Rural Fast Track grants. Read more »

May 27, 2016

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Consumers warned to beware of real estate scam

The Utah Division of Real Estate warns Utah consumers to be aware of a scam that targets property transactions through fake emails in an effort to trick people into wiring loan transfers and other... Read more »

May 27, 2016

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Salt Lake Comic Con buys into local gaming convention

Salt Lake Comic Con has expanded its reach on the Utah nerd convention circuit, buying a 50 percent stake in Salt Lake Gaming Con. Read more »

May 27, 2016

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Are you Alibaba literate? 5 things to know about the company

Alibaba is the world's biggest e-commerce platform. Over 420 million people scooped up $485 billion worth of stuff last year on Alibaba's sites. The company went public in 2014, raising $25 billion... Read more »

May 27, 2016

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Janet Yellen says Fed could raise rates in coming months

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that an interest rate hike would be appropriate in the coming months if the economy keeps improving. Read more »

May 27, 2016

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Man charged with threats of terrorism, robbery in holdup of Riverton bank

A Lehi man was charged Thursday in connection with a bank robbery earlier this week that caused the evacuation of about a dozen businesses in Riverton. Read more »

May 26, 2016

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Tips & Tricks: 6 reasons you may be getting disqualified from jobs when applying

The majority of applicants to a small business get disqualified immediately. There are lots of reasons to disqualify an applicant before even looking at their resume. Make sure you are not making... Read more »

May 26, 2016

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Jury sides with Google in closely watched copyright case

A federal jury has sided with Google in a $9 billion legal battle with tech industry rival Oracle, a complex copyright case that was closely watched in Silicon Valley. Read more »

May 26, 2016

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Utah lawsuit challenges porn filter fees

A man with a history of filing long-shot lawsuits is challenging on religious grounds a Utah law allowing internet service providers to charge for filtering pornography. And some experts say this... Read more »

May 26, 2016

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McDonald's CEO says company is making changes customers want

McDonald's, under intense pressure in a competitive industry, sought to reassure its shareholders Thursday that it is making changes to its food and service that customers want. Read more »

May 26, 2016

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Repo man charged with manslaughter in Pleasant Grove woman's death

A repo man accused of chasing a woman whose car he was trying to repossess was charged with manslaughter Tuesday for allegedly using his tow truck to run the woman off the road, causing her to... Read more »

May 25, 2016

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4 honored with 2016 Public Service Awards

Three public servants and one organization with University of Utah connections were recognized Tuesday at the 2016 Public Service Awards sponsored by the Utah chapter of the American Society for... Read more »

May 25, 2016

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Report: Tourism spending in Utah grew to nearly $8 billion

That Zion National Park anticipates record crowds this Memorial Day weekend should come as no surprise considering Utah's steady and unprecedented growth in tourism. Read more »

May 25, 2016

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Logan woman gets 2 to 30 years in prison for defrauding investors

A Logan woman was sentenced Tuesday to between two and thirty years in prison for defrauding investors out of about $1.7 million. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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HP Enterprise gets smaller by selling services division

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is continuing to slim down by selling its business services division to competitor Computer Sciences Corp. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Dave Ramsey says: It's OK to take control while spouse overcomes addiction

You might not want a big pile of cash lying around, but there’s no reason you can’t run the envelope system out of your purse. Use daily cash allowances and expand that to weekly when... Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Michelle Singletary: 5 financial rules that will help you prosper

Many of the mistakes we make with our money stem from not having guidelines and sticking to them. Here are five financial rules to get you started as you begin your career. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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South Jordan's FrontRunner-oriented business office breaks ground

A new, transit-oriented project broke ground Tuesday near South Jordan's FrontRunner station, and developers say it could draw hundreds of new, high-tech jobs to the area over the next few years. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Photos: Harmons employees go toe-to-toe for a good cause

Breanne Wayment, playing for the Station Park Harmons, is out at third during the grocery chain's annual kickball tournament in West Valley City on Tuesday. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Salt Lake City to begin phasing out smoking rooms at airport

The new Salt Lake City administration is shutting down all smoking rooms at Utah's largest airport. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Sports Authority bankruptcy filing impacting 11 Utah stores

Utah is home to 11 Sports Authority stores from Ogden to Cedar City, with some dating back decades to incarnations that precede the retailer’s current moniker. All locations will close as... Read more »

May 24, 2016

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AP Interview: Qatar energy minister wants 'fair' oil price

The oil market is slowly recovering from its steep drop over the past two years but crude is still not trading at a "fair price" to encourage necessary investment, Qatar's energy and industry... Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Trump proposes wall to protect golf resort from rising seas

Donald Trump wants to build another huge wall, this time to keep out the rising seas threatening to swamp his luxury golf resort in Ireland. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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French raid Google over 'aggravated tax fraud' allegations

French police have raided Google's Paris offices as part of an investigation into "aggravated tax fraud" and money laundering, authorities said Tuesday. The raid is the latest regulatory headache... Read more »

May 24, 2016

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US biochemical engineer wins $1.2 million technology prize

American biochemical engineer Frances Arnold, whose discoveries in "directed evolution" have helped produce medicines, including drugs for treating diabetes, on Tuesday was awarded this year's euro... Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Photos: S.L. County expanding curbside glass recycling program

Michelle Brown and Misty Alford look at pieces of glass while touring the a newly expanded Momentum Recycling facility in Salt Lake City on Monday. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Annual Utah Energy Development Summit set for May 24-25

The fifth annual Governor’s Utah Energy Development Summit is scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday at the Salt Palace Convention Center. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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John Williams remembered by friends as a man with vision

Friends and acquaintances remembered John Williams on Monday as a man with vision who quietly helped shape Salt Lake City's skyline, culinary scene and culture. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Utah artisan's handmade guitars gaining national reputation

When seven jazz guitarists recently took the stage to wrap up the 22nd season of the Jazz at the Capitol Theatre concert series, the spotlight also fell on a Utah artisan whose handmade guitars... Read more »

May 23, 2016

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New Mexico is first to sue EPA, mine owners over 2015 spill

New Mexico became the first state to sue the federal government and the owners of two mines over the release of 3 million gallons of wastewater from a southern Colorado mine, seeking tens of... Read more »

May 23, 2016

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GE announces deals worth over $1.4 billion with Saudi Arabia

General Electric Co. said Monday it made a series of deals with Saudi Arabia worth more than $1.4 billion as part of the kingdom's ambitious plan to wean itself off crude oil. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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How to manage the home stretch to retirement

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If you have only a few years to go before retirement, you still have to make some important decisions that can impact the quality and security of your retirement. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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US home sales growth driven mostly by Midwest

Midwestern homebuyers helped spark a national increase in real estate sales during April, a sign that demand for housing remains steady despite rising prices and tight inventories. Read more »

May 22, 2016

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Utah aglow with new solar developments, rooftop systems

A synopsis by the Utah Geological Survey detailing the latest trends in the state's energy resources shows solar development is booming on both a large utility-scale level and in the addition of... Read more »

May 22, 2016

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Poll: Two-thirds of US would struggle to cover $1,000 crisis

Two-thirds of Americans would have difficulty coming up with the money to cover a $1,000 emergency, according to an exclusive poll released Thursday, a signal that despite years of recovery from... Read more »

May 22, 2016

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If Hillary becomes president, will she turn the economy over to her husband or strike her own path?

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This week, Hillary Clinton said she'd turn the economy over to her husband if elected president. How that would work is unclear, but so far Clinton has offered far more specific economic proposals... Read more »

May 22, 2016

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Intermountain Healthcare taps new CEO

The Intermountain Healthcare board of trustees Friday announced its selection of Dr. A. Marc Harrison as the new president and CEO of the 22-hospital medical group. Read more »

May 20, 2016

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Religious freedom is good for business, Elder Christofferson says, so all have a stake in it

Research shows freedom of religion or belief contributes to better economic and business outcomes, Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the LDS Church's Quorum of the Twelve Apostles said Friday at the... Read more »

May 20, 2016

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Utah unemployment rate at 3.7 percent

Utah’s nonfarm payroll employment for April 2016 grew by an estimated 3.4 percent, adding 46,500 jobs to the economy as compared with April 2015. April’s seasonally adjusted... Read more »

May 20, 2016

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