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Balancing act: Work-life integration proves popular with readers

After the last few weeks, I'm starting to think it might be time to change this column's name from "Balancing act" in order to integrate the latest work-life buzzword. "Integration" is the new name... Read more »

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UTA moves customer service to Salt Lake Central Station

Utah Transit Authority has opened its new downtown customer service and lost and found office at Salt Lake Central Station, 250 S. 600 West. Read more »

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Judge approves RadioShack sale to Standard General

A bankruptcy judge has approved the sale of more than 1,740 RadioShack stores to hedge fund Standard General, preserving some 7,500 jobs. Read more »

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Morgan Stanley cuts estimate of US online gambling market in half

Morgan Stanley has cut its estimate of the potential U.S. Internet gambling market by nearly half. Read more »

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EU dairy farmers rally to protest removal of milk quotas

Yvan Deknudt's dairy farm has been leaking money and he believes that things are set to get worse imminently. That's why he drove his tractor right into the big city on Tuesday, parked it outside... Read more »

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Obama vetoes measure against swifter union elections

President Barack Obama on Tuesday vetoed a measure passed by the Republican-run Congress blocking the National Labor Relations Board from streamlining the process for union elections, saying... Read more »

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Microsoft makes cheaper version of Surface Pro 3 tablet

Microsoft is making a cheaper version of its Surface Pro 3 tablet computer in an effort to reach students and budget-conscious families. Read more »

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US consumer confidence rises in March

An improving job market drove U.S. consumer confidence higher this month after a dip in February. Read more »

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US home prices rise modestly, weigh on affordability

U.S. home price increases continued to rise at a steady pace in January, as the housing market deals with affordability problems and few properties listed for sale. Read more »

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Political polarization is a driving force in income inequality

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Once again, researchers have found that political polarization is a driving force in income inequality. Read more »

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Ex-FBI agent sentenced to 10 years in Afghan kickback scheme

A former FBI agent accused of trying to derail a Utah investigation into an alleged defense contractor kickback scheme was sentenced to 10 years in prison Monday. Read more »

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US consumer spending edges up 0.1 percent in February

U.S. consumers spent slightly more in February following two straight monthly declines and their income rose by a healthy amount, a development that economists hope will keep boosting spending in... Read more »

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NBC, Cirque du Soleil bringing 'The Wiz' to TV, Broadway

"The Wiz" is coming to TV and back to Broadway with productions from NBC and Cirque du Soleil. Read more »

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Michigan entrepreneur claiming idea for Heinz Dip & Squeeze

A Michigan food entrepreneur claims the "Little Dipper" condiment package he patented in 1997 led H.J. Heinz Co. to develop its Dip & Squeeze ketchup packets, which it rolled out in February... Read more »

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UnitedHealth bulks up for prescription drug cost battle

ion's largest health insurer, UnitedHealth, will muscle up for its fight against rising prescription drug costs by spending more than $12 billion to buy pharmacy benefits manager Catamaran Corp. Read more »

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Animal Planet lives wild with its new programming slate

In a deft brand-freshening a few years ago, the channel broadened its focus from such critters as lions and tigers and bears to also embrace the human animal. It has since given new attention to... Read more »

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Small investors blame bad advice from brokers for big losses

The Obama administration thinks too many brokers aren't looking out for their clients, and instead pushing risky and costly investments in a rush for big commissions. The White House is backing a... Read more »

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Feds receive thousands of comments on Atlantic drilling

Thousands of opinions poured in Monday as the deadline approached for commenting on the contentious issue of drilling for oil and gas in the Atlantic Ocean. Read more »

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Saudi Arabia seeks to attract non-oil capital

Saudi Arabia has undertaken several initiatives to attract foreign capital outside of its oil and gas sector, the deputy governor of the kingdom's investment authority said Monday. Read more »

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Late audits halt trading in Morgan Stanley-backed stocks

Two major companies in a prominent $1.4 billion Asia investment fund managed by New York banking giant Morgan Stanley unexpectedly told securities regulators they will not file their financial... Read more »

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Century-old NYC matzo factory faces a high-tech future

The last Passover matzos have rolled out of a century-old bakery on Manhattan's Lower East Side — a neighborhood that's been dubbed the "Jewish Plymouth Rock." Read more »

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Business forecasters boost 2-year outlook for US economy

ess economics group has boosted its outlook for U.S. economic improvement this year and next, particularly for job growth. Read more »

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Review: New HTC One phone is strong contender

HTC's flagship One phone has a lot going for it — except for strong sales. Read more »

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Signed contracts to buy US homes climb to 20-month high

More Americans signed contracts to buy homes in February, evidence that the spring buying season could open strong after sluggish sales for much of the winter. Read more »

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Mining for tourists? A dubious economic savior in Appalachia

Mines built this company town. Jack and Sandra Looney hope vines — the wine grapes growing on a former strip mine in the hills above — will help to draw visitors here. Read more »

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