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Salt Lake City's inversion problem could mean bad news for business

In recent years, Salt Lake City has attracted positive attention for having an environment conducive to start-up businesses and career growth. But that could change if the city can’t keep... Read more »

13 hours ago

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Utah wind power poised to increase

Development of Utah's wind resources is still in its infancy, but new projects in Millard and San Juan counties are being coaxed to fruition because of agreements inked with Rocky Mountain Power.... Read more »

17 hours ago

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Crowds to flock to Salt Lake City this weekend

Thousands and thousands of people are expected to come to Salt Lake City to attend several events this weekend, and that means drivers should prepare for some temporary road closures and detours. Read more »

18 hours ago

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Ty Kiisel: Would you trust your money with Facebook?

Social media giant Facebook wants to provide financial services in Ireland. What's next? A Facebook bank? What does this mean for consumers and small business? Should bankers be thinking more like... Read more »

19 hours ago

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Utah jobless rate up slightly at 4.1 percent

Utah’s unemployment rate for March is at 4.1 percent. Officials say 35,800 jobs have been added to the Utah economy since March of 2013. Read more »

21 hours ago

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Rocky Mountain Power offers income-based discount

Rocky Mountain Power offers a monthly bill discount to its residential customers who meet specific income guidelines. Read more »

22 hours ago

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USDA orders farms to report pig virus infections

Farms stricken with a deadly pig virus must report outbreaks as part of a new program to help monitor and possibly control the spread of the disease, the federal government announced Friday. Read more »

yesterday

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Obamacare may not be as expensive as we thought

According to the CBO, the net cost of the Affordable Care Act is projected to be cost $5 billion less in 2014 than originally projected. Read more »

yesterday

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Michaels: 3 million customer cards may have been exposed in data breach

Michaels Stores said Thursday that about 3 million customer credit and debit cards may have been exposed to hackers due to malware found on its Michaels and Aaron Brothers systems. Read more »

yesterday

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How much did President Obama donate to his local church?

The release of President Obama’s tax returns has generated plenty of discussion, but some of the most interesting tidbits come not from how much he got, but from how much he gave. Read more »

yesterday

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Target expands subscription service tenfold

Target is taking aim at rival Amazon by expanding a service that regularly delivers products to shoppers' homes. Read more »

yesterday

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Budget office: Raising federal minimum wage would cost private businesses $15 billion

A Senate Democratic bill gradually increasing the federal minimum wage to $10.10 hourly would require private businesses to spend $15 billion more in salaries when it takes full effect in 2017, the... Read more »

yesterday

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Michelle Obama: High school diploma is not enough

First lady Michelle Obama says a high school education is not enough in today's global economy. Read more »

yesterday

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From 'Unwrapped' to new TV show 'Rewrapped'

Consider the simple but beloved chocolate chip cookie. Now imagine that cookie encrusting a brioche roll tucked around a turkey meatball. Read more »

yesterday

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Allstate to open service center in Draper, bringing 100+ jobs

Allstate Insurance will open a new service center in Draper with plans to hire more than 100 employees in the next year. Read more »

yesterday

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Detroit sees more deals ahead in bankruptcy case

On the heels of major deals with pension funds, an attorney for the city of Detroit on Thursday predicted more agreements in the days ahead to help it emerge from bankruptcy. Read more »

yesterday

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Hot cars at this year's New York auto show

With more than 1 million visitors annually, the New York International Auto Show is one of the most important shows for the U.S. auto industry. Here are some of the vehicles debuting this year. The... Read more »

yesterday

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Chipotle plans first price hike in 3 years

Chipotle is feeling confident that customers are willing to pay more for its burritos, bowls and tacos. Read more »

April 17, 2014

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Wal-Mart jumps into the money transfer biz, loudly

Wal-Mart is offering another incentive to its customers to spend more time at its stores. Read more »

April 17, 2014

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Cyber cops: Target hackers may take years to find

Secret Service investigators say they are close to gaining a full understanding of the methods hackers used to breach Target's computer systems last December. Read more »

April 17, 2014

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Facebook rolls out location-sharing feature

Facebook users in the U.S. will soon be able to see which of their friends are in close proximity using a new feature the company is launching on Thursday. Read more »

April 17, 2014

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UnitedHealth's 1Q profit tumbles 8 percent

UnitedHealth Group's first-quarter net income slid 8 percent as funding cuts to a key product and costs imposed by the health care overhaul dented the health insurer's performance. Read more »

April 17, 2014

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PepsiCo's profit rises on snack sales, cost cuts

PepsiCo reported a stronger-than-expected first-quarter profit as the company slashed costs and sold more snacks around the world. Read more »

April 17, 2014

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Stocks edge lower after Google, IBM earnings

Stocks edged lower in midday trading on Thursday as investors digested a crop of mixed company earnings. Among the stocks weighing down the market were Google, IBM and insurers UnitedHealth and... Read more »

April 17, 2014

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Philip Morris Int'l 1Q profit falls nearly 12 percent

Philip Morris International's first-quarter profit dropped nearly 12 percent as cigarette sales fell in the overseas markets that it serves and it was hurt by foreign exchange rates for the U.S.... Read more »

April 17, 2014

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