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Consumer confidence continues to climb in Utah

The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index jumped 2.5 points to 109.3 in September — just short of the 110-point level indicating a fully functioning economy. In stark contrast, the national... Read more »

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Microsoft skips Windows 9 to emphasize advances

Microsoft says the next version of its flagship operating system will be called Windows 10, as the company skips version 9 to emphasize advances it is making toward a world centered around mobile... Read more »

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Is preschool worth the money?

Seventy percent of Americans want federally funded pre-kindergarten programs, according to a recent Gallup poll, but studies show that benefits may taper off over time and differ widely between... Read more »

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US consumer confidence slides in September

U.S. consumer confidence dropped in September after hitting the highest level in nearly seven years in August. Read more »

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Colorado high court considers pot firing case

Pot may be legal in Colorado, but you can still be fired for using it. Read more »

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Utah leaders to embark on trade mission to Brazil in November

Gov. Gary Herbert will lead a trade mission of state business leaders and government officials from Utah to Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nov. 4-11. Read more »

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Family fun with the top down at unique RV resort

Utah's most unusual RV resort has reopened, which should please folks who'd enjoy a slightly wacky mix of '50s and '60s retro culture, movie star worship and the mystique of a certain brand of RV. Read more »

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David Sturt and Todd Nordstrom: What my worst boss taught me

Ironically, some past bosses were so bad that they actually brought out our best work — not because we wanted to achieve great things for them, but because we wanted to achieve great things... Read more »

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Macy's holiday hiring up 3.6 pct

Macy's plans to hire about 86,000 seasonal holiday workers nationwide to bolster its stores, call centers and distribution hubs. That number represents a 3.6 percent increase from a year ago. Read more »

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Marijuana could deliver more than $800 million in revenue to Washington and Colorado

If a pair of new government forecasts prove true, Washington and Colorado would see more than $800 million in extra revenue over the next few years thanks to marijuana sales. At the least. Read more »

Sept. 28, 2014

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Gaza war deals blow to Israel's tourism industry

It was supposed to be a record-breaking year for tourist visits to Israel. But all that changed when the 50-day war between Israel and Hamas prompted jittery travelers to cancel trips en masse,... Read more »

Sept. 28, 2014

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Influence game: Government takes on the Internet

Should the company that supplies your Internet access be allowed to cut deals with online services such as Netflix, Amazon or YouTube to move their content faste Read more »

Sept. 28, 2014

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Pilots end strike at Air France after 14 days

Air France's leading pilots union on Sunday announced an end to a 14-day strike that grounded roughly half of the airline's flights, stranded passengers worldwide and led to stern shows of... Read more »

Sept. 28, 2014

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US judge refuses to halt fracking in Nevada

A federal judge has refused to block the release of oil and gas leases in Nevada that critics say will be used for hydraulic fracturing that could harm sage grouse and cause more environmental... Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

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Salt Lake convention hotel attracts developers

Local firms and major real estate companies are among half a dozen developers interested in building a large convention hotel in the heart of Salt Lake City, a project that comes with $75 million... Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

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How to be a billionaire

Six things that most billionaires have in common, and a video that visualizes the state of the world’s billionaires. Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

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4 things you don't want your boss to know

There are some things you might want your boss to know, but here's a list of four things that might be worth hiding. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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Renovation Solutions: Housing market impacts home remodeling

While some would assume the housing market increase would only impact real estate purchases, this overall optimism is actually fueling renovations too. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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Japanese firm fined $67.7M in shipping conspiracy

Japanese shipping company agreed Friday to pay the United States a $67.7 million criminal fine for conspiring to fix prices for international ocean shipments of cars, trucks and other wheeled... Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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SEC alleges $129M pyramid scheme in China, US

U.S. regulators have charged two companies and three individuals with operating a pyramid scheme that made some $129 million from preying on investors in China, Taiwan and the U.S. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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USDA: Genetically modified wheat found in Montana

Unregulated genetically modified wheat has popped up in a second location in the United States, this time in Montana, the Agriculture Department said Friday. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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Economy's Q2 rebound was even faster than thought

The U.S. economy's bounce-back last quarter from a dismal winter was even faster than previously thought, a sign that growth will likely remain solid for rest of the year. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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Eradicating potato pest is tough going in Idaho

A team of scientists at the University of Idaho is trying to find a way to stop a microscopic parasite that damages potato crops and has now infested 2,400 acres in southeastern Idaho. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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California cities crack down on ride-sharing firms

Ride-sharing companies Uber, Lyft and Sidecar are being threatened with legal action in San Francisco and Los Angeles over how they screen drivers and charge passengers, along with other business... Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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Why rate hikes are good news for stocks

It's no surprise that the prospect of a Federal Reserve rate hike worries stock investors. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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