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Are Millennials savers? Conflicting studies say yes and no

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Young adults are saving less than older generations, thanks to underemployment, student loan debt and bank skepticism, according to one study, while another says Millennials begin saving at a... Read more »

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Photos: Deseret Book winter display yields cups of warm cider

This year’s Deseret Book winter display takes the idea from the Six Sisters’ Warm Spiced Cider recipe and turns it into a full process machine so visitors can watch their apple... Read more »

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Could Facebook at Work create more productive, happier employees?

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As Facebook develops a work-friendly version of the social media site, could it improve employee productivity, or further complicate the relationship between work and personal time? Read more »

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White House: Immigration steps would boost wages

President Barack Obama's moves on immigration would expand the labor force and increase worker productivity, according to a White House report Friday that estimates average wages would rise over a... Read more »

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UTA extends FAREPAY promotion

Utah Transit Authority’s FAREPAY promotion has been extended through June 30 Read more »

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Ford's new F-150 to get 26 mpg, tops among pickups

Ford said Friday that its new aluminum-bodied F-150 pickup will get up to 26 mpg on the highway, making it the most fuel efficient gas-powered full-size pickup. Read more »

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Ukraine's Facebook revolution, 1 year later

Ukraine's revolution began with a status update on Facebook. Read more »

23 hours ago

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UK police spied on reporters for years, docs show

In January, freelance video journalist Jason Parkinson returned home from vacation to find a brown paper envelope in his mailbox. He opened it to find nine years of his life laid out in shocking... Read more »

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Looming chocolate drought may leave some short on sweets

Local chocolate suppliers discuss how a looming chocolate shortage may affect chocolate supplies. Read more »

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Utah business leaders say Congress must solve immigration problems

Utah business leaders want Congress to pass lasting immigration reform regardless of what President Barack Obama outlines by executive order. But several at a roundtable discussion Thursday say the... Read more »

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Former coal plant site in Wellington closer to being a city park

Two years after the work began, the once contaminated site where a coal processing plant used to operate in Wellington is ready to take on a new life as a city park. Read more »

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Takata quality chief shuns national air bag recall

The quality chief for Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. told a Senate committee Thursday that a national recall of driver's side air bag inflators is not necessary. Read more »

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Best Buy 3Q sales surprise bodes well for holiday

Best Buy's third-quarter sales gain is a positive sign for the electronics retailer as the holiday season kicks off. Read more »

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Cookbooks see growth, but slow to move to digital

A few years ago, Ken Hagemann was drawn to what he thought was the future of cookbooks. Lured by the ease and searchability promised by e-books and apps, he purged most of his old school volumes. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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Minivans do poorly in new crash tests

The Honda Odyssey was the only minivan to earn the highest safety rating in new crash tests by the insurance industry. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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Remark on 'stupidity of the American voter' leads to free health site work

An economist who said "the stupidity of the American voter" helped pass the complex federal health care law has agreed to finish his work on Vermont's health insurance systems for free, a top state... Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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Self-driving cars: Safer, but what of their morals?

A large truck speeding in the opposite direction suddenly veers into your lane. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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Yahoo replaces Google as Firefox's default search

Yahoo will supplant Google's search engine on Firefox's Web browser in the U.S., signaling Yahoo's resolve to regain some of the ground that it has lost in the most lucrative part of the Internet's... Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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Japan trade deficit narrows in Oct as exports rise

The drop in oil prices helped trim Japan's trade deficit in October, as exports of cars, ships and steel picked up pace. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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Caesars reveals plan after creditor walks away

Overwhelmed with debt and seeking a way out from under it, Caesars Entertainment Corp. floated a plan that would have turned its most debt-heavy division into a real estate investment trust divided... Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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When low-income housing is converted into luxury apartments

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A six-story building on Chicago's North Side once housed some of the city's poorest residents. Now it has been remodeled with granite countertops, stainless appliances and is marketed to young... Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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UTA adding bike lockers, amenities at stations

Utah Transit Authority is providing new options for people who commute by bicycle. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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Target rebounds in third quarter on solid sales

Target reported a 3.1 percent gain in third-quarter profits to beat Wall Street expectations as its U.S. business rebounded from a massive data breach that occurred just before Christmas last year. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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JetBlue to add bag fees on cheapest tickets

It will soon cost you money to check a bag on JetBlue if you buy the cheapest level of tickets. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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Give your pet something unexpected over holidays

Pet owners looking to launch the next Internet sensation or just longing for a new view of their dog's dashing and digging won't have to shop for long to find the perfect holiday gift. Wrap up a... Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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