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The 10 best cities in America for job seekers and employees

Where in America has the best opportunity and pay as well as the happiest employees? Read more »

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Democrats see skimpy insurance as the next health care issue

A different health care issue has emerged for Democrats, in sync with the party's pitch to workers and middle-class voters ahead of next year's elections. Read more »

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Medical pot businesses to battle black market for customers

When retailers open state-approved medical marijuana shops in Illinois later this year, they will face a distinct disadvantage in luring prospective patients across their thresholds: Marijuana will... Read more »

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What will get Europe's economy rolling again?

What's behind Europe's sluggish recovery and high jobless rate? What can central banks and governments do to get things going? Read more »

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PM: Greece will not accept 'humiliating' bailout terms

Greece is ready to accept a "viable and long-lasting" deal with lenders but not on "humiliating terms," Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told his ruling Syriza party on Saturday. Read more »

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B.B. King memorial to mourn blues legend in Las Vegas

B.B. King played tens of thousands of gigs around the world and often said he was blessed to play for presidents and the common folk. Read more »

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Oklahoma Museum of Popular Culture closer to reality

The 100,000 or so artifacts earmarked for the would-be Oklahoma Museum of Popular Culture have for several years been neatly tucked away in numerous boxes at the state's history center in Oklahoma... Read more »

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Drenching rains green pastures, bode well for herd expansion

Drenching rains in recent weeks across the nation's major livestock-grazing regions are greening pastures just as ranchers move cattle out for summer. Read more »

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Renovation Solutions: Top remodeling projects that impact appraisals

Very few projects instantly recoup their initial cost. Here are a few of the projects real estate professionals, architects and appraisers see impacting home prices when considering the return on... Read more »

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Should dogs be allowed at outdoor eateries? New York weighs its options

Never mind the doggie bag: Spot wants a seat at the outdoor table, or rather under it. Read more »

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Everyone is still struggling to know what to make of 'trigger warnings'

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Are trigger warnings a symbol of our growing sensitivity, or a sign of our incremental acceptance of censorship? Read more »

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Why housing costs are out of reach for millions of Americans

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When it comes to the modern American economy, location is everything. But a good location means higher housing costs. Read more »

May 22, 2015

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Clinton: GOP threatening small-business jobs

Hillary Rodham Clinton says Republicans in Congress and GOP presidential hopefuls are threatening tens of thousands of small-business jobs by seeking to cut a little-known government agency that... Read more »

May 22, 2015

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Utah jobless rate holds steady at 3.4 percent

April’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Utah remained unchanged from the prior three months at 3.4 percent. The national unemployment rate dropped one tenth of a percentage point to... Read more »

May 22, 2015

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US consumer prices up a slight 0.1 percent in April

U.S. consumer prices were up slightly in April, but overall gains were held back by another decline in energy costs that offset the biggest one-month jump in medical care in eight years. Read more »

May 22, 2015

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How much the minimum wage was really worth in 2014

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A chart recently repromoted by the Pew Research Center gives some economic context to Los Angels' decision to raise their minimum wage. Read more »

May 21, 2015

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'Another piece to the puzzle': Census reveals Utah's growth among top in nation

Utah's population grew by more than 40,000 people from July 2013 to July 2014, with a five-year growth rate that ranks fourth in the nation, according to estimates released by the U.S. Census... Read more »

May 21, 2015

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There's a new trend among America's elderly class, and it's kind of depressing

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There's a new trend among America's elderly class, and it's kind of depressing. Read more »

May 21, 2015

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McDonald's CEO faces shareholders amid protests, sales woes

McDonald's CEO Steve Easterbrook is set to make his debut before shareholders at the company's annual meeting Thursday at a time when the chain is facing declining sales and ongoing protests over... Read more »

May 21, 2015

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US home sales slide in April amid listing shortage

Sales of existing U.S. homes slipped in April due to relatively few listings and rising prices, a trend that could weigh on the recovering housing market. Read more »

May 21, 2015

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CVS to spend $10.4 B in cash on drug distributor Omnicare

lth will spend more than $10 billion to buy pharmacy services provider Omnicare and tap a growing target for prescription drug distribution: care for the elderly. Read more »

May 21, 2015

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Applications for US jobless aid up, but from very low level

More Americans sought unemployment aid last week, though the number of applications remains at a historically low level that is consistent with a healthy job market. Read more »

May 21, 2015

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Banks fined more than $5B, to plead guilty to market rigging

Four of the world's biggest banks agreed Wednesday to pay more than $5 billion in penalties and plead guilty to rigging the currency markets — a rare instance in which federal prosecutors... Read more »

May 20, 2015

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Groups chase air pollution to keep businesses, people on Wasatch Front

Utah can boast of low unemployment, a thriving economy and scenic outdoors, but air pollution — both real and reputation — can scare away people who want to move here or drive residents... Read more »

May 20, 2015

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One overlooked factor in the American religious landscape — fertility rates

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When it comes to understanding the changing landscape of American religious life, the impact of fertility cannot be underestimated. Read more »

May 20, 2015

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