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Apple co-founder is bringing us an even nerdier 'Comic Con'

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak had a front row seat as the personal computer began to reshape society. So it made perfect sense to him to bring a convention meshing technology with pop culture to... Read more »

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For virtual reality pioneers, no rush to succeed in 2016

Palmer Luckey doesn't just want to sell a bunch of virtual reality headsets. He wants buyers to use them every day. Read more »

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IRS raids properties with possible polygamist ties

Local police are assisting the Internal Revenue Service at properties believed to be owned by the Kingston Clan. Read more »

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Obama sends Congress record $4.1 trillion 2017 spending plan

President Barack Obama sent Congress his final budget on Tuesday, proposing to spend a record $4.1 trillion on a number of initiatives, from a new war on cancer to combating global warming to... Read more »

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Gas prices in Utah at average of $1.83 a gallon

The AAA Fuel Gauge Report showed fuel prices in the Beehive State at $1.83 a gallon, down 21 cents from January. All Utah cities surveyed reported double-digit decreases from last month, with only... Read more »

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Dave Ramsey says: Build a relationship before discussing finances

Asking someone how much they make or where they are on their debt snowball in this scenario is officially weird — even by my standards. Read more »

Feb. 8, 2016

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Michelle Singletary: Choose wisely when hiring a tax preparer

As for your income tax preparer, pick a trustworthy one because even if you don't condone any shady behavior when it comes to your return, you are ultimately responsible for the information on it. Read more »

Feb. 8, 2016

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Company slows work on controversial Utah tar sands project

Environmentalists are celebrating after the Canadian company behind a controversial tar sands development in eastern Utah announced it is scaling back work on its project. Read more »

Feb. 8, 2016

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How presidential hopefuls did and didn't respond to the recent labor report

While unemployment is at its lowest since 2008, other indicators still show a slowing economy. With people concerned about the financial state of the country, some presidential hopefuls put forth... Read more »

Feb. 8, 2016

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General Mills’ Betty Crocker, Pillsbury cope with baking slump

For 95 years, Betty Crocker’s official portrait has radiated cooking confidence. Read more »

Feb. 8, 2016

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How to get the most out of your insurance coverage

An insurance claim that's mistakenly filed — or mistakenly handled by an insurance carrier — can be needlessly costly. Know what you can do on your end to help your claim go through as... Read more »

Feb. 8, 2016

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Michelle Singletary: What your tax paperwork says about your financial life

Tax time forces you to gather major documents that make up your financial life. Even if you don't have to file a tax return, use this time of year as a reason — or push — to become... Read more »

Feb. 7, 2016

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Hate your cable provider? There might be a way out

A new Internet service provider aims to compete with Comcast and Time Warner, beaming high-speed Internet to your home — wirelessly. Read more »

Feb. 7, 2016

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Riverton sees 550-acre LDS Church property plan as a 'once-in-a-lifetime' development

Riverton leaders say a perfect storm of opportunities have lead to what will become the largest residential and commercial development in the city's history. Read more »

Feb. 7, 2016

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Provo Towne Centre mall sold

Jones Lang LaSalle announced Thursday that California-based Brixton Capital has acquired 100 percent ownership of Provo Towne Centre, the 80-store shopping and entertainment property located at... Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

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Lowest price for Super Bowl ticket is $3,000, company says

For a mere $3,000, you can attend the Super Bowl. Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

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Three priorities to make for a strong financial foundation

Knowing your priorities is essential to being financially secure. Here are three priorities you should consider, says LearnVest founder Alexa von Tobel. Read more »

Feb. 5, 2016

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Will Sanders' health care plan "Bern" a hole in your wallet?

Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders gave Hillary Clinton a close race in Iowa and is favored to win New Hampshire. If he is elected, how will his health care reform policies affect you? Read more »

Feb. 5, 2016

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How a Utah child’s miraculous heart transplant led his mom on an improbable startup journey

When Tammy Bowers was told her son, Landen, wouldn’t live to see his first birthday, she didn’t give up hope. Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

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US productivity fell at sharp 3 percent rate in Q4

U.S. productivity fell sharply in the final three months of 2015, closing out a fifth straight year of weak gains in worker efficiency. Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

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Applications for US jobless aid rise, but levels still low

More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, but applications stayed near historically low levels in a positive sign for the job market. Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

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Honda to recall 2.2M vehicles for Takata air bag trouble

Honda is recalling another 2.2 million Honda and Acura vehicles because the driver's air bag inflators made by Takata can explode and hurl shrapnel into the passenger compartment. Read more »

Feb. 3, 2016

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Fillmore home to only commercial mushroom farm in Utah

Thousands of people pass by a gray and blue building off I-15 in Fillmore every day, but most have no idea what happens inside. Read more »

Feb. 3, 2016

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Comcast loses fewest TV customers in 8 years

Comcast is trumpeting its best year for traditional TV services in nearly a decade, even though it continues to lose TV subscribers. Read more »

Feb. 3, 2016

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North America, China power GM to record $9.7b annual profit

Strong earnings in North America and China and a reversal of fortunes in Europe powered General Motors to a record net profit of $9.7 billion last year. Read more »

Feb. 3, 2016

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Merck beats 4Q profit forecast, misses Street view on sales

Merck & Co. posted an 87 percent drop in fourth-quarter profit compared with last year when the drugmaker had a huge gain from the sale of consumer health business. It beat Wall Street profit... Read more »

Feb. 3, 2016

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Super Bowl ads this year might stick to 'good taste'

As the Super Bowl turns 50 and faces middle age, will this be the year that advertisers stick to — gasp — good taste? Read more »

Feb. 2, 2016

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Yahoo to cut 1,700 workers as CEO tries to save her own job

Yahoo is laying off about 1,700 employees and shedding some of its excess baggage in a shake-up likely to determine whether CEO Marissa Mayer can save her own job. Read more »

Feb. 2, 2016

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Arizona company takes control of The Gateway

A major downtown retail center is under new ownership. Arizona-based real estate firm Vestar announced Tuesday it has acquired The Gateway. Read more »

Feb. 2, 2016

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US education official apologizes for poor judgment, behavior

A senior Education Department official apologized on Tuesday for what he acknowledged was poor judgment related to working on his side businesses with subordinates, failing to pay taxes on his... Read more »

Feb. 2, 2016

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UBS bank shares plunge as rich investors withdraw money

Swiss bank UBS saw its shares slide on Tuesday on news that investors had pulled billions out of its division serving wealthy clients — a token of the market turbulence that has shaken the... Read more »

Feb. 2, 2016

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Balancing act: After 14 years, it's time to say goodbye

For the last 14 years, a deadline for a new column has stared me in the face almost every week. Now, 18 years after my first day as a Deseret News employee, this is my last column. Read more »

Feb. 2, 2016

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Dave Ramsey says: Be diligent, budget to get through a layoff

The first thing I want you to do is take a step back and breathe. Yes, you guys just hit a big bump in the road, but the good news is you’re in pretty good shape financially to handle things... Read more »

Feb. 2, 2016

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Virgina-based energy giant to acquire Questar for $4.4B

Questar Corp. announced Monday it will be purchased by Virginia-based Dominion Resources Inc. for $4.4 billion. The combined company would serve about 2.5 million electric customers and 2.3 million... Read more »

Feb. 1, 2016

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China company accused of fleecing investors of $7.6 billion

Police arrested the maverick founder of China's largest online finance business on suspicion of fleecing 900,000 investors of $7.6 billion, in what could be the biggest financial fraud in Chinese... Read more »

Feb. 1, 2016

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US stocks edge mostly lower as energy prices plunge again

The stock market was able to recover from steep losses to close slightly lower on Monday as investors looked past another drop in the price of oil and renewed concerns about U.S. and Chinese... Read more »

Feb. 1, 2016

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Hotels expand options to keep guests healthy on the road

Running concierges, a hotel mini bar stocked with produce from the local farmers market and a training wall that comes standard in every room. The hotel industry is moving beyond basement gyms and... Read more »

Feb. 1, 2016

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Dominion Resources buying Questar for about $4.4 billion

Dominion Resources will spend approximately $4.4 billion to acquire Questar in a big reach to the West for the East Coast energy company. Read more »

Feb. 1, 2016

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Airlines restore tiny perks, like pretzels, to pacify fliers

After 15 years of near austerity, U.S. airlines are restoring some small perks for passengers crammed into coach. Read more »

Feb. 1, 2016

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Balancing act: Different interests bring pleasant date night surprises

I've written often about the importance of making time for dates with your spouse or significant other. When it comes to building a balanced life, I think that is an absolute requirement —... Read more »

Jan. 31, 2016

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State warns against online tax scams

With the April filing deadline not so far away, the Utah Tax commission is cautioning taxpayers to beware of scams — particularly those perpetrated online. Read more »

Jan. 31, 2016

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Drone schools spread in China to field pilots for new sector

Joysticks at their fingertips, the mostly male students packing the classroom lift their virtual helicopters into the air, part of a new cottage industry that's sprung up in China: drone pilot... Read more »

Jan. 31, 2016

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Cash flow could be issue for 4 GOP contenders seeking boost

Money may be growing tight for four Republican presidential hopefuls clustered under Donald Trump and Ted Cruz — just when they're about to need it the most. Read more »

Jan. 30, 2016

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From pork rinds to pocket knives, surplus centers see it all

In the market for a crate of Boston and Harvard hoodies and baby onesies? How about a suitcase full of pork rinds? Seek out your nearest state surplus store, where many airports nationwide send... Read more »

Jan. 30, 2016

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Japan introduces negative interest rate to boost economy

The Bank of Japan on Friday said it will charge lenders that leave too much cash on idle deposit with it, introducing a negative interest rate policy for the first time as it seeks to shore up a... Read more »

Jan. 29, 2016

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As an investment, Apple is down but not out

Apple's growth in iPhone sales screeches to a halt, but the company has a cash reservoir of $200 billion. Here's what you can expect from Apple's stock and how the company may rekindle its growth. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2016

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How to carry the burden of the student loan beast

Forty million Americans have at least one student loan. Bringing that burden under control takes a thoughtful approach before you take out any loan and when you start to repay it. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2016

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Winter storm Jonas: Your loss is someone else’s gain

Not everyone is taking losses from devastating Winter Storm Jonas. Find out which industries have the most to gain from severe winter weather, and which have the most to lose. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2016

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Inquiry finds sales of concert tickets are a 'fixed game'

Had a hard time getting a ticket to a concert or sporting event? New York's attorney general says that's probably because more than half of tickets to many events are held for industry insiders or... Read more »

Jan. 28, 2016

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