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Officials to authorize construction on electric transmission line in Beaver County

Officials will hold a signing ceremony next week to authorize construction for a new energy transmission line in Beaver County. Read more »

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UTOPIA mayors looking for alternative method to poll residents

The mayors of six cities involved in the UTOPIA fiber-optic network are considering ways to gauge public opinion on a controversial utility fee proposal after elections officials determined the... Read more »

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Report: Russia conducts checks at McDonald's

Russian news agencies reported Thursday that the country's food safety agency will conduct checks on McDonald's restaurants in the Urals following food safety complaints, a day after four branches... Read more »

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BofA's $17B settlement not as large as it appears

Bank of America's purchase of Countrywide Financial has cost it tens of billions of dollars over the past six years. An expected $17 billion settlement with the Justice Departm ent will increase... Read more »

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Remote corner of Navajo Nation to get electricity thanks to business deal

Most people take electricity in their homes for granted, only missing it during the occasional power outage. But near Lake Powell, some families have been waiting decades to get electricity, and... Read more »

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David Sturt and Todd Nordstrom: Has GPS killed off the spirits of great explorers?

Have the pathways, roadmaps, proven strategies and GPS units killed off the spirits of great explorers like Magellan, Marco Polo and Lewis and Clark? How do you revive the explorer in you … or... Read more »

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7 benefits of taking vacation time

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About 40 percent of Americans aren't taking their vacation time. But are they missing out on some potential benefits? Read more »

Aug. 20, 2014

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Target cuts annual profit outlook

Target slashed its annual profit outlook as the retailer continues to reel from a massive data breach, a disappointing expansion in Canada and sluggish sales in the U.S. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2014

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Apple's stock bounces back to hit a new high

Apple's stock touched a new high Wednesday, reflecting investors' renewed faith in CEO Tim Cook's ability to outwit the competition and expand the technological hit factory built by the late Steve... Read more »

Aug. 20, 2014

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Twitter tries to block images of James Foley killing

Twitter and some other social media outlets are trying to block the spread of gruesome images of the beheading of journalist James Foley by Islamic State militants, while a movement to deny his... Read more »

Aug. 20, 2014

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Facebook makes the most obvious move ever — labeling the Onion as satire

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Facebook shocked the world this week by doing the most obvious thing ever: Labeling satire as satire. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2014

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Utah exceeds Gov. Herbert's jobs goal

In January 2012, Gov. Gary Herbert set a goal of achieving job growth in Utah of 100,000 jobs in 1,000 days. He announced Tuesday that the goal appears to have been met and then some, with the... Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

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12 kinds of late-night office emails

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Up late checking your email? You're bound to run into one of these 12 emails. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

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Raising a kid will cost you $245,000 — Here are 12 things that cost the same

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Raising a child costs on average $245,000. So what does that look like in other ways? Here's a list. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

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Dave Ramsey says: Don't make comparisons when asking for a raise

If you honestly feel like you deserve a raise because of your effort and performance, that’s fine. But don’t bring up your co-worker and what he or she makes in the discussion. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

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Small business survey results indicate positive outlook for the U.S. economy

For the most recent month, the NFIB’s survey results show a slight increase in overall economic optimism among those businesses responding to the survey. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

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UTA to upgrade downtown Salt Lake TRAX stations

The Utah Transit Authority is preparing to begin work on many of the downtown TRAX stations, beginning with Courthouse Station. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

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Proposed collector natural gas lines in Moab area up for public review

An environmental analysis on a network of 25 miles of natural gas gathering lines near Moab is up for public review. Federal land managers are considering a proposal by Fidelity Exploration as part... Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

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Utah Technology Council announces Hall of Fame class

The Utah Technology Council has announced three inductees into the 2014 UTC Hall of Fame. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

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McDonald's confronts its junk food image

At a dinner McDonald's hosted for reporters and bloggers, waiters served cuisine prepared by celebrity chefs using ingredients from the chain's menu. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

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NBC's Brian Williams taking on new competition

Wearing shades as he walked back to work following a pizza lunch recently, Brian Williams ducked into Rockefeller Center and passed a tour guide who noted the celebrity sighting to his group:... Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

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Emerging solar plants scorch birds in mid-air

Workers at a state-of-the-art solar plant in the Mojave Desert have a name for birds that fly through the plant's concentrated sun rays — "streamers," for the smoke plume that comes from... Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

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Pimp My Cause matches marketers with causes

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"Online dating service" matches up nonprofits and professional volunteers. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

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Green-waste dump takes initiative to temporarily shut down for safety

In an effort to avoid fires or unwanted odors, the Timpanogos Special Service District has temporarily decided to stop collecting green waste from the north Utah County area after its compost pile... Read more »

Aug. 17, 2014

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Balancing act: Readers dispute prevalence of workplace bullying

Are Americans really being bullied at work? Or are U.S. workers just too sensitive to criticism? Several readers have sent these questions my way during the last month since I wrote a couple of... Read more »

Aug. 17, 2014

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