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How to balance saving money and the burden of debt

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Choosing between saving or paying down debt isn't a cut-and-dried decision. But here are some ideas that may clarify important issues. Read more »

June 16, 2016

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For Delta, long-term growth will come by flying more overseas routes

Red wine, cannoli and meatballs were abundant and free for passengers waiting to board the inaugural Twin Cities-to-Rome flight last month. As the plane pushed back from gate G6, an airport fire... Read more »

June 15, 2016

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Permission to use HOV lanes may get an adjustment

State legislators may review how clean fuel vehicles use express lanes on some Utah roads. Currently, UDOT issues C Decals on a first-come, first-served basis, but some policymakers wonder if a... Read more »

June 15, 2016

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Dave Ramsey says: Teach kids to be givers, savers, wise spenders

Financially speaking, as parents, we should want our children to grow to be givers, savers and wise, careful spenders. Read more »

June 15, 2016

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Fed leaves rates unchanged; no hint on timing of next hike

The Federal Reserve is keeping interest rates unchanged in light of an uncertain job market and offering no hints of when its next rate hike might occur. Read more »

June 15, 2016

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Why the young and old are embracing the rewards of downsizing

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Making your life less cluttered with downsizing can be beneficial in many ways. Here are some ideas to get the most out of it. Read more »

June 15, 2016

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Michelle Singletary: In case of financial emergency, ride the lion

As part of the financial ministry that my husband and I direct, we conduct a kids-and-money session each year. We ask adult participants to bring in children and young adults to talk about money... Read more »

June 14, 2016

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High-speed rail lawsuit delays cost $63 million, 17 months

Another $63 million was added Tuesday to the cost of California's high-speed rail project and the completion date for the first 29-mile leg was pushed back 17 months to August 2019, after the state... Read more »

June 14, 2016

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Salt Lake City approves tax break for $125M Jazz arena renovation

The Salt Lake City Redevelopment Agency Tuesday approved $22.7 million in tax increment financing in support of a planned $125 million renovation effort for Vivint Smart Home Arena. Read more »

June 14, 2016

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Florida bank issues first US credit card for use in Cuba

A small Florida bank will issue the first U.S. credit card intended for use in Cuba and make it easier for Americans to travel and work on an island largely cut off from the U.S. financial system,... Read more »

June 14, 2016

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Court upholds net neutrality rules on equal internet access

In a big win for the Obama administration, a federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the government's "net neutrality" rules that require internet providers to treat all web traffic equally. Read more »

June 14, 2016

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Apple makes Siri smarter, rolls out software improvements

Apple kicked off its annual software developer conference with an artificial intelligence upgrade for Siri, its digital assistant, as well as new software features for other devices and an overhaul... Read more »

June 13, 2016

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Airlines race to Cuba, overcoming major hurdles

Galo Beltran stands on the tarmac testing a hand-held baggage scanner. Each time a barcode is successfully read, he smiles. Read more »

June 13, 2016

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The Apple Watch will soon track fitness for wheelchair users

Fitness trackers routinely measure physical activity such as running and cycling and encourage people to stand up and walk around throughout the day. But if you're in a wheelchair, you're out of luck. Read more »

June 13, 2016

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After shooting attack in Orlando, an unsure E3

The flags outside the Electronic Entertainment Expo are flying at half-staff in tribute to the victims of the shooting attack at an Orlando gay club that left 50 dead. However, it will seemingly be... Read more »

June 13, 2016

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Man accused of killing husband in S.L. house fire appears in court

A Salt Lake man accused of setting fire to his Capitol Hill house and killing his husband last month made his first appearance in 3rd District Court on Monday. Read more »

June 13, 2016

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Job changes: To hop or not?

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Frequent job changes can be a sign of professional ambition or a red flag that suggests a problem employee. How employers react depends on a variety of factors. Read more »

June 12, 2016

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4 Hollywood studios sue Utah movie editing service VidAngel

Four major Hollywood studios have have filed a complaint against Utah startup VidAngel over its streaming services that provide edits of movies. Read more »

June 11, 2016

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Feds consider whether to shut for-profit college watchdog

Federal education officials are deciding whether to shut down the nation's biggest accreditor of for-profit colleges over allegations that it overlooked deception by some of its schools. Read more »

June 11, 2016

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'Star Trek' actors take series' first VR game for a spin

It looks like the trippiest episode of "Star Trek" ever created. Read more »

June 11, 2016

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Los Alamos app allows users to visit 1940s 'Atomic City'

Los Alamos, a once secret city where scientists participated in the nation's classified World War II nuclear development program, can now be experienced much like it was then with a new app. Read more »

June 11, 2016

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213-year-old mica mine, now a tourist attraction, for sale

It's a mine, but it could be yours for $2 million. Read more »

June 11, 2016

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Gawker files for bankruptcy, to sell itself to Ziff Davis

Gawker is filing for bankruptcy protection and will sell itself rather than pay $140 million to pro wrestler Hulk Hogan. Read more »

June 10, 2016

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Major outdoor sports association moving to Park City

An outdoor sports association says it's moving its headquarters thousands of miles from Virginia to Park City later this summer. Read more »

June 10, 2016

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Jury decision could lead to $1 trillion fine against 3 Utah companies

Three Utah companies await a judge’s decision on how much they’ll have to pay for violating telemarketing laws. Read more »

June 10, 2016

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Appeals courts rejects Jeremy Johnson plea to get out of jail

A federal appeals court Friday ruled that convicted online marketer Jeremy Johnson must stay in jail pending his sentencing hearing next month. Read more »

June 10, 2016

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State cites 67 unlicensed eyelash aestheticians

The Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing is warning the public about possible health risks associated with using unlicensed providers for eyelash and eyebrow extensions that... Read more »

June 9, 2016

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Estranged husband charged with murdering prominent S.L. restaurateur in fire

Authorities charged the estranged husband of prominent Salt Lake restaurateur John Williams with aggravated murder Wednesday for allegedly setting fire to their Capitol Hill home that killed him. Read more »

June 9, 2016

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Teachers learn ABCs of financial literacy

Fidelity Investments and the governor’s office Wednesday hosted a financial literacy training seminar to help teachers better comprehend the fundamentals of financial literacy that reach... Read more »

June 8, 2016

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Apple to start showing ads in App Store

Apple says that it will start showing paid ads when people search for apps in its popular mobile store. Read more »

June 8, 2016

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Downtown Farmers Market celebrates 25th year

It's that time of year when fresh fruits and vegetables are abundant and farmers markets are popping up all over the state. This week marks the 25th anniversary of the farmers market at Pioneer Park. Read more »

June 8, 2016

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Overstock founder gives another $250K to Jonathan Johnson's campaign for governor

Overstock.com founder and former CEO Patrick Byrne added another $250,000 Wednesday to Jonathan Johnson's campaign for governor, bringing his contribution total to at least $700,000. Read more »

June 8, 2016

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Salt Lake City approves 375 foot height limit for Salt Palace hotel

The proposed Salt Palace Convention Center hotel may certainly be Salt Lake's next skyscraper, but it won't be the tallest. Read more »

June 7, 2016

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Michelle Singletary: How to appear more 'attractive' to a potential employer

You need a job, and standing in your way is a process that has a lot of subjectivity to it. That's scary. Read more »

June 7, 2016

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Dave Ramsey says: Don't give your kids a free ride

If you don’t teach your son how to work now, he’ll be living with you when he’s 30 years old and doing exactly what he’s doing now, which is nothing. Read more »

June 7, 2016

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Japanese banks tighten up after $16 million taken from ATMs

Japanese banks that lost some 1.8 billion yen ($16.5 million) when fake overseas cards were used at convenience store ATMs are scrambling to combat such fraud. Read more »

June 7, 2016

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Saudis to create more jobs, cut subsidies in reform plan

Saudi Arabia on Tuesday unveiled the details of the first phase of an economic overhaul aimed at reducing reliance on oil exports and preparing for the millions of young people who will be seeking... Read more »

June 7, 2016

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Vivint CEO back in United States following fatal weekend crash

The CEO of Utah County-based home security company Vivint was back in the United States Monday following a weekend crash during a race in Mexico that resulted in the death of an 8-year-old boy. Read more »

June 6, 2016

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Utah has best state economy with high marks for investment in workforce, infrastructure, report says

Utah has the best state economy in the U.S. thanks to rapid business growth, low unemployment and a strong talent pool, according to a WalletHub report released Monday. Read more »

June 6, 2016

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What makes Provo unique? C-SPAN producers in town to find answers

C-SPAN producers are in Provo June 3-8 to meet with locals and discover what makes the town special. Read more »

June 6, 2016

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Wages in 2 Utah cities among those worth the least, according to study

The Pew Research Center ranked cities in terms of highest and lowest average weekly wages, adjusting numbers for living costs. The study placed St. George and Logan on the low average weekly wage... Read more »

June 6, 2016

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US stocks, dollar slide after weak jobs report

in financial and consumer stocks led U.S. indexes lower in late morning trading Friday as investors weighed the implications of a key government report showing that hiring slowed sharply in May.... Read more »

June 5, 2016

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Kennecott making seismic improvements to protect Magna highway

Rio Tinto Kennecott plans to stabilize a portion of its vast mine tailings pile to keep it from running onto a stretch of highway in Magna in the event of a major earthquake. Read more »

June 3, 2016

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Wal-Mart's CEO urges employees to reimagine company's future

Wal-Mart's CEO urged employees on Friday to reimagine its future in a fast-shifting retail landscape. Read more »

June 3, 2016

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UHP, Staker Parson launch 'Stop to Talk. Stop to Text' campaign

Staker Parson and the Utah Highway Patrol launched a "Stop to Talk. Stop to Text" initiative for the public Thursday to help prevent distracted driving. Read more »

June 3, 2016

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Indiana group pulls ad it copied from Salt Lake City promo

A northern Indiana tourism agency has apologized and pulled an advertisement it copied from a tourism ad campaign first used to promote Salt Lake City. Read more »

June 2, 2016

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Record season for Utah ski resorts

Ski Utah reported Thursday that the ski and snowboard industry tallied a record 4,457,575 million skier days for the 2015-16 season — up almost 5 percent from the previous high of 4,249,190... Read more »

June 2, 2016

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Politician pretended to be LDS general authority, agent testifies

A former Utah County commissioner and a businessman appeared in court Thursday to hear evidence accusing them of defrauding investors of nearly $200 million by, in part, impersonating high-ranking... Read more »

June 2, 2016

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2 construction workers critically injured in incident with scissor lift in Salt Lake

Two construction workers were critically injured Thursday afternoon in an incident with a scissor lift in Salt Lake City, a fire official confirmed. Read more »

June 2, 2016

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