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Government faces burden in proving airlines worked together

As the Justice Department launches an investigation into possible collusion in the airline industry, experts say the government faces the burden of proving that carriers were deliberately signaling... Read more »

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$1.75 million funds new electric vehicles for Salt Lake City

Acknowledging summer air quality issues, Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker and the city's sustainability office are championing ongoing city efforts to reduce pollutants. Read more »

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BLM seeks comment on Moab invasive species control plan

The Bureau of Land Management is seeking public input on a plan to control noxious weeds and invasive species in the Moab area. Read more »

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Civics test, rules for e-cigarette sales among more than 50 new Utah laws

More than 50 new laws took effect Wednesday in Utah, including measures requiring high school students to pass a U.S. citizenship test, restrictions on electronic-cigarette sellers and expanded... Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Once patrons, now landlords — churches rehab buildings for artist spaces

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On the north side of Indianapolis, the historic First Presbyterian Church is now the Harrison Center for the Arts. Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Fans needed to help elderly keep cool

The recent triple-digit temperatures are especially tough on Utah's senior citizens, and many don't have the means to cool off. That’s why Salt Lake County Aging and Adult Services is asking... Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Syracuse Farmers Market starts next week

The Syracuse Farmers Market begins Wednesday, July 8. Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Highland splash pad to close for recharging 1 hour each day

The Highland Town Center Splash Pad will close each day from 3 to 4 p.m. to allow time for the system to recharge. Read more »

July 1, 2015

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US probing possible airline collusion to keep fares high

The U.S. government is investigating possible collusion among major airlines to limit available seats, which keeps airfares high, according to a document obtained by The Associated Press. Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Why the government let many trade schools become diploma mills

How did trade schools go from being mom-and-pop shops that trained mechanics and hair stylists to making billions on Wall Street? And if the industry is as predatory as the Education Department and... Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Trade schools have to find grads jobs, or lose financial aid

Exotic dancers hired as admissions counselors. Recruiters told to seek out "impatient" individuals who have "few people in their lives who care about them." Military personnel still recovering from... Read more »

July 1, 2015

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US manufacturing growth improves in June; hiring jumps

U.S. manufacturing growth improved in June, helped by a jump in employment. Read more »

July 1, 2015

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US construction spending rises 0.8 percent in May

U.S. construction spending posted a solid gain in May, pushing total activity to the highest point since the fall of 2008, with the strength led by a big jump in non-residential projects. Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Survey: US businesses step up hiring in June to 237,000

U.S. businesses added jobs at a robust pace in June, a private survey found, evidence that rising consumer spending and a healthy housing market are supporting more hiring. Read more »

July 1, 2015

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European markets surge on Greek deal hopes

Hopes that a deal between Greece and its creditors could be cobbled together in time to avoid a messy Greek exit from the euro sent stock markets across Europe sharply higher on Wednesday. Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Dave Ramsey says: 3 traps to avoid after graduation

There are three major traps I tell all new graduates to avoid. One, don’t buy or lease a new car. The second trap to avoid is rushing in to buy a house. Last, don’t ever get caught up... Read more »

July 1, 2015

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The president wants to extend overtime benefits to more people. Here's what that means

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The Obama administration has announced that it will move forward with plans to expand overtime pay in what Politico has called “the most ambitious government intervention on wages in a... Read more »

June 30, 2015

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Utahns continue to have confidence in economy, despite higher gas prices

The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index increased 0.4 points to register at 111.8 in June. The index currently sits 13.6 points higher than at the same time twelve months ago. Read more »

June 30, 2015

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Photos: U. Continuing Education demolished to make room for Sandy housing

Crews began demolishing the 20,000-square-foot University of Utah Continuing Education building Tuesday in Sandy as they begin the construction process for a five-story luxury residential project. Read more »

June 30, 2015

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Beware of rental scams involving for-sale homes, Realtor warns

The Utah housing market is hot, and it appears scammers are trying to cash in by duping renters. Read more »

June 30, 2015

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United Airlines investing $30 million in biofuels producer

Airlines says it is investing $30 million in a biofuels company to reduce its vulnerability to oil-price shocks and limits on carbon emissions from planes. Read more »

June 30, 2015

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Glen Campbell movie sets standard for CNN film

CNN's airing of a documentary on singer Glen Campbell's fight with Alzheimer's Disease shattered previous viewership records for a movie on the news network. Read more »

June 30, 2015

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USDA: Record soybean crop planted, progress slowed by rain

A record 85.1 million acres of soybeans are in the ground, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Tuesday, but it's not clear whether they'll all sprout because persistent rain in some Midwestern... Read more »

June 30, 2015

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Chick-fil-A, Chipotle top customer satisfaction ranking

Atlanta-based Chick-fil-A Inc. led the fast-food category in the 2015 American Customer Satisfaction Index restaurant report released Tuesday. Read more »

June 30, 2015

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First lady: Career, technical studies offer students options

Michelle Obama is telling students a high school diploma is not enough to compete in the global economy, but a college degree is not the only option. Read more »

June 30, 2015

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