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Ridesharing company Uber launches in Nevada

Ridesharing company Uber launched in Las Vegas, Reno and Carson City on Friday after months of rumors that included recruitment posts on Craigslist and cryptic front-page newspaper advertisements,... Read more »

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Out-of-patience investors sell off Amazon

Amazon has long acted like an ideal customer on its own website: a freewheeling big spender with no worries about balancing a checkbook. Read more »

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US stock market has best week in nearly 2 years

The stock market closed out its best week in nearly two years on a positive note Friday, helped by strong quarterly earnings from Microsoft and other big U.S. companies. Read more »

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What you need to know about massive air bag recall

U.S. investigators, automakers and a parts supply company are trying to figure out why some automobile air bags inflate with too much force, blowing apart metal canisters and sending shards flying... Read more »

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FCC: Phone companies unwittinglyposted private info online

Two phone companies — TerraCom Inc. and YourTel America Inc. — unwittingly posted the Social Security numbers, driver's licenses and other sensitive data of up to 300,000 clients to the... Read more »

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High school grads to get free ride at North Dakota oil country college

Petrodollars can buy the finer things in life. And in one North Dakota oil county, they will be used to pay for the higher education of every graduate of area high schools, if students want. Read more »

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Market jolt is reality check for investors

A violent lurch lower nine days ago knocked the Standard & Poor's 500 index down as much as 7.4 percent from its September peak as fears of a global economic slowdown intensified. Read more »

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US halal food supplier indicted over beef exports

The founder of a popular line of food products for observant Muslims has been charged with fraudulently shipping beef to Malaysia and Indonesia that didn't meet the countries' import requirements,... Read more »

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Britain protests EU demand for additional $2.65 billion

Britain is protesting a European Union request for an additional 2.1 billion euro ($2.65 billion) contribution to the EU coffers at a time of increasing pressure at home for the country to leave... Read more »

2 hours ago

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Veterans invited to Hero 2 Hired job fair

Veterans, active duty military members, National Guard and Army Reserve members and military spouses who are seeking employment are invited to the Hero 2 Hired job fair. Read more »

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EPA: Gas mileage inflated on 4 Mini Cooper models

The U.S. government has told BMW to reduce the gas mileage estimates on the window stickers on four of its Mini Cooper models after an audit found the figures were overstated. Read more »

Oct. 22, 2014

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Survey: Harassment a common part of online life

A new study confirms what many Internet users know all too well: Harassment is a common part of online life. Read more »

Oct. 22, 2014

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Fans go crackers for crazy Cheez-It creations

Chocolate-covered Cheez-Its, wedding cake Cheez-Its, even a Cheez-It cocktail... They're all out there. Ditto for Cheez-It jewelry and even Cheez-It tattoos (would that be Cheez-tats?). Read more »

Oct. 22, 2014

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Q&A: Journalist Dan Rather speaks on courage and authenticity and the profession's strain on family

National Edition

In an interview with former CBS correspondent Dan Rather by KSL senior producer Candice Madsen, Rather talks about the courage it takes to be an authentic journalist, especially in the digital age. Read more »

Oct. 22, 2014

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Lower gas prices could mean economic impact down the road

National Edition

Gas prices are at a four-year low. For the consumer this means a fatter wallet, but there could be a negative impact on the oil industry and the economy as a whole. Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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Support for statewide nondiscrimination law growing in Utah, poll shows

Utahns continue to favor a state law that would prohibit discrimination based on gender orientation in housing and employment, a new poll shows. But they are split on whether the statute should... Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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Egg freezing is now a perk of the workplace. What are the ethical and religious dilemmas?

National Edition

Apple and Facebook just announced that they would provide egg freezing for their female employees. How do experts and religious groups feel about this so-called step in female empowerment? Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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CVS tacks tobacco payment to prescription network

CVS Health pulled tobacco from its store shelves. Now, it plans to make some customers think twice about filling prescriptions at other stores that still sell smokes. Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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Customer decline hits McDonald's sales, profit

McDonald's says its profit and sales declined as the world's biggest hamburger chain saw customer traffic fall around the world. Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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America says no to cappuccino potato chips

America has rejected the idea of cappuccino-flavored Lay's potato chips. Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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Dave Ramsey says: Keep expectations clear regarding loans

If you don’t already have an agreement, my advice would be to ask him what his expectations are. Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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UTA seeks to hire bus drivers, other workers

Utah Transit Authority is seeking to hire new employees in a variety of positions, particularly bus operators. Read more »

Oct. 20, 2014

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Fire exposes illegal Chinese factories in Italy

There was no fire alarm at the garment factory outside Florence where Chen Changzhong worked and lived. Read more »

Oct. 20, 2014

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New England raking in millions from leaf peepers

Money really does grow on trees in New England in the autumn — and all six states are raking it in. Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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Economic malaise clouds Florida governor's race

By many measures, Republican Rick Scott should have a strong case for a second term as governor. Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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