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10 jobs you can get right now

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America's middle class is suffering. It might be because many are unemployed. Here are 10 jobs with a bunch of openings. And it won't take a lot of effort to get them. Read more »

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10 things to know about corporate inversions

Burger King plans to become is the latest U.S. company to shift its legal address out of the country by merging with a foreign company. Burger King has announced plans to buy Tim Hortons, the... Read more »

2 hours ago

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Summit County sees credit card breach after fair, rodeo and demolition derby

Hundreds of bank accounts in Summit County are at risk after a third-party vendor of county fair tickets was compromised. Read more »

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Is it possible to be both happy and sad at the same time?

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Americans are the happiest they've been in terms of consumer confidence since the Great Recession. But they're still upset. Here's what's making them happy in other ways. Read more »

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Applications for US unemployment aid slip to 298K

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits slipped 1,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 298,000, a low level that signals employers are cutting few jobs and hiring is likely to... Read more »

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Varian Medical breaks ground on Salt Lake expansion project

Varian Medical Systems broke ground Wednesday on a new expansion project that will increase its current Salt Lake manufacturing facility and create 1,000 new full-time jobs in the state over the... Read more »

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6 financial moves to prevent sleepless nights

Like car alarms that go off at 3 a.m. or those echoing drips in the bathroom sink, financial worries are costing many Americans sleep, according to a recent poll by the National Foundation for... Read more »

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David Sturt and Todd Nordstrom: 5 skills 'losers' never learn

No one goes into an endeavor planning to lose. No one wonders, “How can I be just marginal?” So what is it that losers don’t do that could lead them to the winner’s circle? Read more »

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Construction underway on U.S. 6 bridge

The Utah Department of Transportation has begun repair work for a bridge on U.S. 6 near the mouth of Spanish Fork Canyon. Read more »

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Keaton hailed in Venice Film Fest opener 'Birdman'

Well before the turn of the millennium, Michael Keaton was the first 21st-century superhero. Read more »

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Japan lab unable to replicate stem cell results

The Japanese laboratory that retracted a paper reporting a potentially major breakthrough in stem cell research said Wednesday its researchers have not managed to replicate the results. Read more »

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Journalist killing highlights role of freelancers

Journalists James Foley, Steven Sotloff and Peter Theo Curtis all had one thing in common when they were captured by Islamic militants in Syria, the title "freelance journalist." Read more »

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DABC struggles with law allowing liquor license sales

State alcohol regulators are grappling with the first applications under a new law that allows liquor licenses to be bought and sold on the open market. Read more »

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Paul Mero steps down as head of Sutherland Institute

Paul Mero is out as the head of the Sutherland Institute after being asked to step down by the conservative think tank's board. Mero had served as the institute's chief executive officer for 14 years. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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Utah board approves winery in polygamous town of Hildale

The Utah Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission approved a winemaking license Tuesday for Vintage Reserve Estates in the polygamous southern Utah town of Hildale. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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Study: Social media users shy away from opinions

Tired of that friend or relative who won't stop posting or tweeting political opinions? Online loudmouths may be annoying, but a new survey suggests they are in the minority. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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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 »

Aug. 26, 2014

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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 »

Aug. 25, 2014

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New line powers growth, dependability and public safety in Beaver County

Construction of a new energy transmission line in Beaver County was officially marked Monday in a signing ceremony in Milford. The new line replaces one of the poorest performing systems in the... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Park City Mountain Resort and Talisker extend mediation deadline for second time

Park City Mountain Resort and Talisker Land Holdings asked for more time Monday to negotiate a three-year dispute on the resort's lease of 3,000 acres owned by Talisker. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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USU researchers hack autonomous cars to improve security

Researchers at Utah State University are figuring out how to hack and manipulate automated cars so they can better learn how to protect them from hackers in the future. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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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 »

Aug. 25, 2014

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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 »

Aug. 25, 2014

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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 »

Aug. 25, 2014

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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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