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Records preservation grant funding available

The Utah State Archives and Records Service, under the auspices of the Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board, has grant funding available to nonprofit organizations and local governments for historical records preservation... Read more »

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Prosecutor: Peanut plant faked salmonella results

A federal prosecutor says a Georgia peanut plant linked to a deadly salmonella outbreak fabricated food-safety lab results sent to customers including food giant Kellogg's. Read more »

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Harley recalls bikes for ignition switch problem

Ignition switch problems that have plagued General Motors and Chrysler have now turned up in the motorcycle business. Read more »

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The creepiest Internet-related happenings of 2014 ... so far

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Facebook twists users' moods. Two girls kill for the sake of an Internet meme. The year so far has upped the online paranoia factor in a very real way. Read more »

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Tesla says decision on battery factory months away

Electric car maker Tesla Motors said Thursday that it is preparing a site near Reno, Nevada, as a possible location for its new battery factory, but is still evaluating other sites. Read more »

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USDA overhauls decades-old poultry inspections

The Obama administration is overhauling poultry plant inspections for the first time in more than 50 years, a move it says could result in 5,000 fewer foodborne illnesses each year. Read more »

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As US job market strengthens, many don't feel it

The U.S. unemployment rate has plunged since the start of last year to a five-year low of 6.1 percent. And the July jobs report being released Friday will likely show a sixth straight month of... Read more »

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Kellogg's sales hurt as dieters drop Special K

Kellogg's cereal sales are struggling, in part because Special K is falling out of fashion with dieters. Read more »

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SeaWorld, Southwest Airlines ending partnership

Southwest Airlines and SeaWorld Entertainment are ending their 25-year-old marketing partnership, officials with both companies said Thursday, as the airline has been urged by animal rights... Read more »

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As US economy accelerates, Fed remains cautious

After a grim start to 2014, the U.S. economy has rebounded with vigor and should show renewed strength into next year. Read more »

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Facebook's Internet.org expands in Zambia

Facebook's Internet.org project is taking another step toward its goal of bringing the Internet to people who are not yet online, launching an app Thursday in Zambia. Read more »

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Target taps outsider as CEO for needed shakeup

Target is bringing in an outsider as its CEO for the first time as the retailer fights to redefine itself to American shoppers. Read more »

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US stocks fall sharply as earnings disappoint

Stocks fell sharply on Thursday as investors reacted to disappointing corporate earnings and outlooks from major U.S. companies including Exxon Mobil and Whole Foods Markets. The slide put major... Read more »

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Exxon profit surges, but production slips

Exxon Mobil Corp. net income rose 28 percent in the second quarter on a sale of Asian assets and higher oil prices, but oil and gas production slipped 6 percent, disappointing analysts. Read more »

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US jobless aid applications rise to 302,000

More people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, but jobless claims remain at pre-recession levels. Read more »

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Eurozone inflation down again but ECB seen on hold

The inflation rate in the 18-nation eurozone dropped again in July, official data showed Thursday, in a worrying sign that adds pressure on the European Central Bank to beef up its efforts to spur... Read more »

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Panasonic, Tesla to build big US battery plant

American electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc. is teaming up with Japanese electronics company Panasonic Corp. to build a battery manufacturing plant in the U.S. expected to create 6,500 jobs. Read more »

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Sony surprises with first quarter profit

Sony Corp. reported a surprise eightfold jump in quarterly profit Thursday as sales got a perk from a cheap yen and its bottom line was helped by gains from selling buildings and its stake in a... Read more »

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Small cars fare poorly in crash safety tests

The four-door Mini Cooper Countryman was the only one of 12 cars to earn a top rating of "good" in new frontal crash tests. Read more »

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Amazon to invest $2 billion to expand in India

The world's largest online retailer is facing off in India against a new name in e-commerce that was founded by former Amazon employees. Read more »

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U.S. economy grows at scorching 4 percent in 2nd quarter

The much-stronger-than-expected 4 percent rate of annual U.S. economic growth from April through June, reported Wednesday by the Commerce Department, put to rest fears that the U.S. economy was... Read more »

July 30, 2014

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9 startup companies perfect for your family

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Need help around the house? Want to save money at the movies? These startups could help you do those things. Read more »

July 30, 2014

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Chinatown Supermarket opens in South Salt Lake

The opening of an Asian supermarket at South Salt Lake's Chinatown was celebrated with a cultural gathering Wednesday. Read more »

July 30, 2014

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Lawsuit accuses state of illegally pursuing road claims in Tooele County

The state is violating its own laws with its lawsuit against the federal government seeking ownership to 2,400 miles of disputed roads in Tooele County. A lawsuit by wilderness advocates and a... Read more »

July 30, 2014

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Consumer index climbs to record level in Utah

The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index increased 6.6 points to 104.9 from June to July, landing at an all-time high. Utah’s consumer attitude index has improved 19.4 points over the past... Read more »

July 30, 2014

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