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Michelle Singletary: Tying the knot shouldn't mean breaking the bank

Many personal occasions in our lives come with so much anticipation that common financial sense becomes less common. Read more »

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Dave Ramsey says: Knowing when to raise prices

If you show up when you say you will, complete the job when you say you will, and you do high quality work, there’s almost no ceiling on what you can make. Read more »

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Deseret News, KSL want court records in case of slain restaurateur unsealed

Whether a dead person has a right to privacy is at issue in the case of a prominent Salt Lake restaurateur who was allegedly murdered by his husband. Read more »

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Fire roars through large Clearfield plant, causes $5 million damage

Six firefighters were treated for heat exhaustion and approximately 40 homes were evacuated because of a large fire that caused $5 million in damage Monday. Read more »

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4 ways to get the best wardrobe on a budget

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Clothes can be so expensive. Here are some tips on how to shop smart for them and get the most mileage out of the ones you do own. Read more »

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Stocks waver as investors monitor company earnings

Stocks are wavering in early trading on Tuesday as investors monitor corporate earnings from the likes of Gilead, McDonald's, Texas Instruments and others. Slumping oil prices held the gains in... Read more »

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US home prices rise at steady pace as sales heat up

U.S. home prices continued their steady upward march in May, spurred by rising sales and a dwindling supply of available houses. Read more »

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Former Oregon lumber town rides digital wave to a comeback

It was not long ago that Crook County had five major lumber mills. Timber was king, and the rural Oregon county was the nation's top producer of ponderosa lumber. Read more »

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Panel recommends options to reduce aviation carbon emissions

Scientists believe that organically produced bio-fuels could be one of the answers to the environmental challenge posed by the concern of greenhouse gasses emitted around the globe by the... Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Verizon buys Yahoo for $4.83B, marking end of an era

Verizon is buying Yahoo for $4.83 billion, marking the end of an era for a company that once defined the internet. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Get all your outdoors work done by 2030, before it's too hot to work outside

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United Nations research indicates rising temperatures may cost the global economy more than $2 trillion by 2030 in reduced productivity, as well as cut down working hours in the poorer areas of the... Read more »

July 25, 2016

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5 things to do when quitting your job

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With all the work you put into getting a job, why should you put any less effort into quitting one? Read more »

July 24, 2016

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Provo airport expansion could provide up to 700 new jobs

A planned expansion to the Provo Municipal Airport could add up to 700 jobs for Utah County residents and potentially bring more commercial airlines to the city. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Utah Small Business Development Center gets new director

Michael Finnerty has been named state director for the Utah Small Business Development Center, which is hosted and located at Utah State University and operated through USU Extension. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Why workers aren't taking vacation time, and why they should

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People aren't taking all of their allotted vacation days, and it takes its toll on more than just individual employees. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Salt Lake's 'passive' house a model of innovative design, materials

For a "passive" house, it's a model of forward thinking. On Thursday, Salt Lake City officials cut the ribbon on a Poplar Grove house that employs design and materials innovations that render it... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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5 tips for a successful job interview

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Nervous about that job interview? Here are a few do's and do nots. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Millions being spent gambling at 2 bingo parlors, search warrant says

An embattled bingo parlor with a history of controversy in Riverdale is under investigation again for suspected gambling, according to newly released search warrants. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Family whose 3-year-old daughter has cancer surprised with refurbished car

Martins Collision Repair, Bear River Mutual Insurance and other local companies teamed up to surprise the Thackeray family with a refurbished car, a 2009 Hyundai Sonata. Their 3-year-old daughter... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Business says thanks by donating 10 bicycles to Ogden police

Ogden police officers have 10 brand new law enforcement bicycles at their disposal, thanks to a company that wanted to recognize their agency's efforts. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Why your co-workers come to work sick

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People aren't taking time off when they're sick, to where half of those who work in places such as restaurants and hospitals risk spreading disease. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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BLM releases blueprint for oil and gas development, potash mining in Moab area

The Moab area is an outdoor recreation mecca, but it is also home to a rich array of mineral resources, including potash deposits, and vast oil and gas reserves. The Bureau of Land Management... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Local government board fostered 'culture of excess,' state audit shows

Board members for a little-known local governments' insurance co-op treated themselves to high-end restaurants, fancy hotels, golf and major league baseball games at taxpayer expense, a new state... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Michelle Singletary: Like searching for Pikachu, look high and low for the best mortgage rate

With rates approaching historical lows — again — many homeowners are racing to refinance their mortgage. Here are some tips to help you make the best decision. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Dave Ramsey says: Stick with paying the smallest debt in the debt snowball

In a strictly mathematical sense, my advice of paying off debt smallest to largest may be wrong, but it’s still the correct advice. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Goldman 2Q earnings jump, helped by lower legal expenses

Goldman Sachs' earnings jumped 78 percent from a year ago as the bank's legal expenses declined and its trading desks saw a surge of activity during Britain's vote to leave the European Union. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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US stock indexes pull back after a strong 3-week run

Stocks are mostly lower in early trading on Wall Street Tuesday as a three-week rally that brought indexes to all-time highs loses momentum. Netflix and other companies reported disappointing... Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Store decor company to expand in Cedar City

Decorworx and the Governor’s Office of Economic Development announced that the company will expand its operations in Utah, adding up to 164 jobs to the community and producing an expected capital investment of $11.5 million. Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Independent state agencies routinely violate Utah open meeting law, audit shows

The Utah Dairy Commission held a third of its 2015 public meetings outside the state, and the Utah Valley Historic Railroad Authority didn't provide notice for any of its board meetings last year,... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Netflix facing tougher times as US subscriber growth slows

After years of spectacular success, Netflix is starting to hit some potholes. The internet video service is wrestling with slowing U.S. subscriber growth and an ambitious international expansion... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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US homebuilder sentiment slips in July

mebuilders are feeling slightly less optimistic about their sales prospects this month, though their outlook for the new-home market remains positive overall. Read more »

July 18, 2016

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US says fuel economy likely won't meet 2025 targets

The U.S. government says the nation's cars and trucks are well on their way to meeting fuel economy and emissions standards set for 2025, but cheaper gas prices could ultimately lower those targets... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Amazon's annual Prime Day is most likely here to stay

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Amazon's 2016 Prime Day made 60 percent more than the 2015 event to make it the company's biggest sales day ever. Read more »

July 17, 2016

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For the record: Ogden music store caters to those who value vinyl

Will vinyl ever die? Lavender Vinyl is now open in downtown Ogden, selling new and vintage records to young and old collectors. Read more »

July 17, 2016

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New medical school will be Utah's second

Colorado-based Rocky Vista University will become Utah’s second medical school next summer when the school welcomes its first class of students to its new campus in Ivins, Washington County. Read more »

July 17, 2016

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7 ways to use LinkedIn more effectively

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Seven tips to build a better LinkedIn, from getting recommendations to simply adding an email address. Read more »

July 17, 2016

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Refugees, Utah's newest pioneers, to be featured in Days of '47 Parade float

Pioneer Day will take on a fresh meaning this year as 12 refugee communities in Utah take part in the Days of '47 Parade in downtown Salt Lake City on Monday, July 25. Read more »

July 16, 2016

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Utah County Jail navigating staffing shortage, recruitment challenges

The Utah County Jail houses roughly 900 inmates on any given day. Keeping an eye on that many inmates is never easy, and administrators have had to stretch their resources to continue to operate... Read more »

July 16, 2016

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Resort withdraws controversial 'Park City' trademark application

Vail Resorts announced Saturday that it is dropping its controversial application to trademark the name "Park City." Read more »

July 16, 2016

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The myth of the millennial entrepreneur

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Is student loan debt to blame for a lack of enterprising young business owners? Read more »

July 16, 2016

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4 ways Pokemon Go is influencing the business world

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Pokemon Go has become, within a few days of its release, insanely popular. And this means business opportunities and economic impact. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Autism spectrum disorder: Tech project helps overcome the 'social mud' of life

A team of University of Utah researchers and their startup company, NeuroVersity, have partnered with various organizations to host two new summer camps that teach computer skills to students with... Read more »

July 15, 2016

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4 Salt Lake businesses honored for setting high energy standards

The annual Mayor's Skyline Challenge Awards, launched in 2014, encourages building owners to improve their buildings' environmental impact by evaluating their energy use, setting goals and... Read more »

July 15, 2016

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UTA approves funding for Provo-Orem bus rapid transit system

The Utah Transit Authority board of trustees Friday approved the funding necessary to support the development of a Transportation Improvement Project in Utah County. UTA and UDOT are proposing to... Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Board of Regents approves 5 new graduate programs at UVU

The Utah State Board of Regents on Friday reviewed and approved plans for five new master’s degree programs at Utah Valley University. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Route 66 becoming green with charging stations, solar panels

Route 66, the historic U.S. highway made famous for attracting gas-guzzling Chevrolet Bel Airs and 1957 Cadillacs traveling from Chicago to Los Angeles, is turning green. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Mother upset about family's close call in carriage crash at Thanksgiving Point

Nichole Jones says she feels extremely lucky that she and her children were not seriously injured in a carriage ride crash Wednesday afternoon at Thanksgiving Point. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Clearfield community pitches in to restore deployed airman's wrecked car

When an airman's car was totaled while he was deployed in Afghanistan, the community of Clearfield decided to pitch in and help restore the vehicle. Read more »

July 14, 2016

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Photos: Blacksmiths forge new relationships at Fairpark conference

Aaron Bushey, of Tahoe City, California, heats metal in a forge at the Artist-Blacksmith's Association of North America conference at the Utah State Fairpark in Salt Lake City on Thursday. Read more »

July 14, 2016

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SLC hires new golf director to supervise $8M budget

Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski announced Dan Dent, 50, as the city’s next golf program director. He takes over the position most recently occupied by Dave Terry who held the post from... Read more »

July 14, 2016

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