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Why one inner-city kid didn't sell drugs to make ends meet

Noe Rueda was raised in a loving but devastatingly poor home on Chicago’s West Side. To make ends meet, and to help financially support his mother and family, Rueda sold odds and ends and... Read more »

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Protesters stage Wall Street climate crisis sit-in

A day after 100,000 people marched to warn that climate change is destroying the Earth, hundreds of activists gathered Monday in lower Manhattan's financial district, chanting, carrying signs and... Read more »

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How much of your paycheck do you take home?

Ten percent of middle aged Americans have their wages slashed by debtors, NPR reported last week, and over $50 billion in consumer credit card debt will likely be added to America’s existing... Read more »

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Latest 'Disney Infinity' introduces Marvel superheroes, seeks to improve Toy Box mode

Disney Interactive is set to release the latest version of its "Infinity" video game franchise, this time featuring Iron Man, Hulk and other superheroes. Read more »

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US existing home sales fall in August

Fewer Americans bought homes in August, as investors retreated from real estate and first-time buyers remained scarce. Read more »

8 hours ago

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NASA's Maven spacecraft enters Mars orbit

NASA's Maven spacecraft entered orbit around Mars for an unprecedented study of the red planet's atmosphere following a 442 million-mile journey that began nearly a year ago. Read more »

9 hours ago

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About Utah: Remembering the most brilliant man in the room

Dr. Chase Peterson leaves a legacy of being interested in everyone and everything — and encouraging one and all to expand their minds. Read more »

19 hours ago

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Q-and-A with Val Hale: a 'pretty unbelievable' career path

Val Hale has been athletic director at BYU and a vice president at UVU; now the governor has appointed him head of the state's economic development department. Read more »

21 hours ago

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Study: Apple's new iPhones score big in durability

Apple's new and bigger iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are more durable than last year's model and a leading Android phone, a study says. Read more »

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Guilty verdict in peanut trial should send warning

Food safety advocates say a guilty verdict in a rare federal food-poisoning trial should send a stern warning to anyone who may be tempted to place profits over people's welfare. Read more »

Sept. 20, 2014

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Investors breathe sigh of relief at Scottish vote

Scotland's decision to reject independence from the United Kingdom gave British markets a short-term lift Friday but worries over future constitutional changes kept a lid on the relief rally. Read more »

Sept. 19, 2014

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Yahoo rakes in another jackpot from Alibaba's IPO

Yahoo is making amends for years of blundering with one smart move: an early investment in Alibaba Group that has turned into a multibillion-dollar boon. Read more »

Sept. 19, 2014

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ND tribal candidate: Oil industry could be slowed

One of two remaining candidates for leader of North Dakota's oil-rich Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation said he would work to slow the pace of oil development if environmental protections are not... Read more »

Sept. 19, 2014

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Alibaba stock soars in jubilant trading debut

Alibaba debuted as a publicly traded company Friday and swiftly climbed nearly 40 percent in a mammoth IPO that offered eager investors seemingly unlimited growth potential and a way to tap into... Read more »

Sept. 19, 2014

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Procter & Gamble cancels on-field NFL promotion

Procter & Gamble is canceling an on-field breast cancer awareness promotion it had been planning with the National Football League, the latest sponsor to respond to the NFL's growing problems. Read more »

Sept. 19, 2014

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Astronauts getting 3-D printer for space station; will print spare parts

The 3-D printing boom is about to invade space. Read more »

Sept. 19, 2014

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Customers wait all night, get new iPhone 6

Customers who lined up on Thursday got first dibs on the new iPhone 6 Friday at the Apple retail store at City Creek Center in Salt Lake City. The store opened its doors at 8 a.m. Friday as the... Read more »

Sept. 19, 2014

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Review: Larger iPhones eliminate reason to switch

It's easy to dismiss Apple's new iPhones as merely catching up to Android. Read more »

Sept. 19, 2014

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Burger King Japan's latest meal is the new black

The first Kuro, or black, burger had a signature black bun and sauce. Last year's edition, the Kuro Ninja, added a slice of (non-black) bacon to the signature black components. Now Burger King... Read more »

Sept. 19, 2014

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Yahoo rakes in another jackpot from Alibaba's IPO

Yahoo is making amends for years of blundering with one smart move: an early investment in China's Alibaba Group that has turned into a multibillion-dollar boon. Read more »

Sept. 19, 2014

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Riverton Hospital expansion aims to meet growing demand

Riverton Hospital broke ground for a new 120,000-square-foot addition on Thursday. Expansion of services aims to meet the needs of a growing community. Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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Labor commissioner appoints new Utah OSHA director

Chris Hill has been announced as the new Utah director of OSHA. Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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Phone lines are open: Customers camp out for iPhone 6

Customers began camping out to be among the first to purchase an iPhone 6 Thursday near the Apple store at City Creek Center in Salt Lake City. Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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Bus ads bringing thousands of dollars in revenue

The Jordan School District was the first in the state to put ads on the sides of its buses, and officials reported it’s not only bringing in good money, it’s also building community pride. Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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New 'NCIS' spinoff sets up shop in New Orleans

The newest members of the "NCIS" TV franchise understand the importance of family roots. Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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