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Activist investor pushes Yahoo to buy rival AOL

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is getting some unsolicited advice on how to turn around the long-struggling Internet company, just like some of her predecessors who tangled with investors dissatisfied... Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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Constant phone calls allowed on European flights

European skies may soon be alive with the sound of small talk with new safety rules allowing the use of all portable electronics, including cell phones, at any time during flights. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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Fire at air traffic center halts Chicago flights

All flights in and out of Chicago's two airports were halted Friday after a fire at a suburban air traffic control facility sent delays and cancellations rippling through the nation's air travel... Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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5 reasons to be optimistic about the economy

Coming from a confirmed skeptic, it should mean something that I can find five reasons to be optimistic about the economy. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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Something that may have caused the Great Recession of 2008 is coming back

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Subprime lending is back. This time for auto loans. The question is whether or not subprime lending to borrowers with poor credit will lead to another financial bubble bursting and Round 2 of the... Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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Work is sometimes the best medicine

Your job may cause you stress or frustration, but it could also be the best medicine. New research has shown that those with anger and depression can benefit from a stressful work environment. Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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2 Utah companies respond to FDA warning over health claims

Two companies headquartered in Utah received letters this week from the Food and Drug Administration warning them that marketing materials for some of their products were venturing into dangerous... Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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Governor orders criminal probe, workplace safety investigation of Stericycle

A three-pronged investigation into the activities at the Stericycle medical waste incineration plant in North Salt Lake was ordered by Utah Gov. Gary Herbert Thursday. He wants a criminal... Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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Group organizing separate survey about fate of Mulligans

The group Save Mulligans is calling on South Jordan residents to make their collective voices heard regarding the fate of the popular local sports and entertainment venue in an independent survey... Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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How the fashion industry drives your shopping choices

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The fashion industry operates at high speeds. Consumers take advantage of low prices, buying clothes often. Why are some industry insiders trying to pump the brakes? Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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H. David Burton elected new UTA board chairman

In a unanimous vote, members of the Utah Transit Authority elected H. David Burton as the new chairman of the agency's board of trustees. Burton succeeds Greg Hughes, who served in that position... Read more »

Sept. 24, 2014

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Utah's tourism tax revenue exceeded $1 billion in 2013

Utah is fast becoming a popular destination for international travelers looking to experience the great outdoors. The Utah Office of Tourism reported that total direct state and local taxes... Read more »

Sept. 24, 2014

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Most family businesses fail, but parenting might be their saving grace

Only 12 percent of family businesses make it to the third generation, and some experts think that parents can fix that with financial education. But local bookseller Tony Weller thinks about... Read more »

Sept. 24, 2014

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Middle-class squeeze: From day care to health care

Three years ago, Jason Prosser was stunned to discover the cost of child care for his newborn son — so much so that he and his wife postponed having a second child. Read more »

Sept. 24, 2014

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America wastes money, but Americans don't

Americans think the federal government wastes 51 cents on the dollar, but that they themselves aren't guilty of wastefulness. Read more »

Sept. 24, 2014

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Massive green-energy project taps salt caverns near Delta

An $8 billion green-energy project detailed in a Tuesday teleconference proposes to take Wyoming wind energy, store it in huge salt caverns near Delta in Millard County and ultimately convey that... Read more »

Sept. 24, 2014

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Ports mostly reopen after Los Angeles-area fire

A fire that raged overnight on the underside of an old wooden wharf was finally quelled Tuesday but not before all container terminals at the Port of Los Angeles and several in adjacent Long Beach... Read more »

Sept. 23, 2014

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Samsung to launch new phone in China before Apple

Samsung Electronics Co. said Wednesday its latest Galaxy Note 4 smartphone will go on sale in China and South Korea later this month as its flagging mobile business tries to defend sales from... Read more »

Sept. 23, 2014

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India successfully puts spacecraft in Mars' orbit

India triumphed in its first interplanetary mission, placing a satellite into orbit around Mars on Wednesday morning and catapulting the country into an elite club of deep-space explorers. Read more »

Sept. 23, 2014

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FDA warns doctors to beware fake drug distributors

U.S. health regulators are trying to help doctors spot counterfeit and unapproved drugs by raising awareness of illegal operations that peddle bogus drugs to health professionals. Read more »

Sept. 23, 2014

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Dragon arrives at space station with 3-D printer

The International Space Station accepted another SpaceX shipment Tuesday, this one containing the first 3-D printer ever launched into orbit. Read more »

Sept. 23, 2014

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Balancing act: Do you love your boss, or is he 'missing in action'?

I've been lucky to work for several managers who proved through their words and actions that they genuinely cared about my success and about me as an individual. I'm sure I'm not alone in this good... Read more »

Sept. 23, 2014

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Dave Ramsey says: Time shares can limit travel flexibility

If it were me, I’d much rather spend my $500 a year on travel and be able to go and stay wherever I wanted. You’d only spend the money when and if you did it. With a time share, you get... Read more »

Sept. 23, 2014

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'Five or six' possible sites for convention hotel in downtown Salt Lake City

Among the "five or six" possible locations for a planned headquarters hotel for the Salt Palace Convention Center are spots on the convention center grounds itself, Salt Lake County Mayor Ben... Read more »

Sept. 22, 2014

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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 »

Sept. 22, 2014

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