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Novatek chief to keynote WSU's commencement April 29

David Hall, an accomplished innovator and leader with more than 850 granted and pending patents to his name, will deliver the keynote address and receive an honorary degree during Weber State... Read more »

April 19, 2016

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Intel to cut 12,000 jobs as it confronts decline in PCs

Intel says it will cut 12,000 jobs — about 11 percent of its workforce — as it reorganizes to confront a decline in sales of personal computers. Read more »

April 19, 2016

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Federal appeals court upholds Alta's ban on snowboarding

A federal appeals court Tuesday upheld a judge's decision to throw out a lawsuit challenging Alta Ski Resort's ban on snowboarding. Read more »

April 19, 2016

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Airbnb adds new recommendations features

Airbnb is adding recommendations to its online accommodations service, building on its knowledge of travelers' preferences, coupled with tips from locals. Read more »

April 19, 2016

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Utah becomes first state to declare pornography a public health crisis

Utah became the first state in the country to declare pornography a public health crisis, and called on the industry and businesses Tuesday to help keep "evil, degrading, addictive" materials away... Read more »

April 19, 2016

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Just breathe: The 30 least stressful occupations in the United States

Check out the least stressful occupations in the United States. Read more »

April 18, 2016

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Bill Campbell, mentor to Steve Jobs, other tech CEOs, dies

Bill Campbell, a former Ivy League football coach who became a management guru for Apple co-founder Steve Jobs and other Silicon Valley luminaries, has died. He was 75. Read more »

April 18, 2016

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Oculus reacts to virtual reality privacy questions

An executive from virtual reality company Oculus says consumers shouldn't be concerned about an invasion of their privacy when using the Oculus Rift. Read more »

April 18, 2016

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What would it cost to leave EU? UK slaps a price tag on it

Britain's Treasury chief has put a price tag on it: Leaving the European Union would cost Britain the equivalent of $6,100 per household. Read more »

April 18, 2016

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GameStop to launch video game publishing division

GameStop is diving into the video game publishing business. Read more »

April 18, 2016

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Bid or bad? The appeal and risks of buying a home at auction

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Home auctions offer bidders the chance to buy property at a sharp discount. But there plenty of caveats as well. Read more »

April 18, 2016

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As minimum wage marches toward $15, small businesses adapt

In the aftermath of California and New York becoming the first states to raise the statewide minimum wage to $15, some small businesses with hourly workers are rethinking how they can absorb the... Read more »

April 17, 2016

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Firefighters, reservists, others 'spread the love' one PB&J at a time

Firefighters, reservists and Lehi residents came together for a "spreading party" at Which Wich Superior Sandwiches Sunday, making some 1,500 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches in two hours to be... Read more »

April 17, 2016

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How graduating with debt can affect your retirement savings

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For every dollar of student debt, you will have 35 cents less at retirement. Here are some ways you can tip the scales in your favor. Read more »

April 17, 2016

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Tracking Utah’s elusive unicorns and what it means for the future

The Beehive State is home to operations of six billion-dollar firms, Domo Technologies, InsideSales.com, Pluralsight, Qualtrics — all Utah based, as well as JET.com and Thumbtack —... Read more »

April 16, 2016

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How a generational shift in the labor market is affecting wage growth

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In focusing on slow growth in wages, policymakers are focusing too much on a data point that fails to account for major shifts in a workforce at once altered by the recession of 2007-08 and the... Read more »

April 16, 2016

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Top finance officials: World economy still faces threats

The global recovery has regained most of the ground lost from the market turbulence at the beginning of the year, finance officials of the world's largest economies said Friday. But they worry that... Read more »

April 15, 2016

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Jeremy Johnson appealing being held in jail before sentencing

St. George businessman Jeremy Johnson is appealing an order keeping him in jail pending being sentenced on his felony conviction in federal court. Read more »

April 15, 2016

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Governor trumpets entrepreneurism to local business leaders

When your state is among the most economically prosperous in the country, all you want to do is maintain the course that has helped you reach such lofty heights. That was the message Friday from... Read more »

April 15, 2016

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Going bald for a good cause

Dylan Brunjes, owner of Sport Clips in Sugar House and Salt Lake City, has his head shaved at the Sugar House location on Friday during a fundraising event. Read more »

April 15, 2016

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Utah unemployment rate at 3.5 percent

Utah’s nonfarm payroll employment for March 2016 grew by an estimated 3.3 percent, adding 44,400 jobs to the economy compared to last March. Utah’s current employment rate registered at... Read more »

April 15, 2016

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A Matter of Timing? How to find the lowest airfares

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Not everyone agrees there's a best day of the week to lock in a low airfare. But doing some legwork and shopping in advance are always solid strategies. Read more »

April 15, 2016

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Geologists, residents see more movement in North Salt Lake landslide

Geologists and residents in recent weeks observed two small slope failures on unrepaired portions of the North Salt Lake landslide. Read more »

April 14, 2016

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Johnson & Johnson ends contested contacts-lens price policy

Johnson & Johnson is ending a minimum-price policy for contact lenses that's at the center of a legal battle over a Utah law passed amid increasingly bitter price wars in the $4 billion industry. Read more »

April 14, 2016

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Low oil prices could help improve Utah's air quality

Oil and gas producers as well as state regulators joined the Governor's Office of Energy Development at a conference Thursday in Duchesne County to discuss unique challenges associated with Uinta... Read more »

April 14, 2016

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GOED board approves incentives to bring 290 jobs to Utah

The Governor’s Office of Economic Development announced property management software company Entrata will expand in Utah, creating up to 191 jobs, and Bay area software firm Peek will open a... Read more »

April 14, 2016

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UTA rejects distance-based fares; plans to upgrade Wi-Fi

The Utah Transit Authority board of trustees voted Wednesday against imposing distance-based fares after extensive public input. UTA also announced that Wi-Fi service on its commuter rail and... Read more »

April 14, 2016

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How big banks will play into tonight's Democratic debate

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Five big banks have been found to be non-compliant with Dodd-Frank regulations. This fact could be pivotal in the Democratic debate tonight. Read more »

April 14, 2016

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Intermountain Healthcare breaks ground on new Layton hospital

Intermountain Healthcare is building a new hospital in Layton, at 201 W. Layton Parkway. It is expected to open in mid-2018. Read more »

April 14, 2016

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Fraudsters targeting taxpayers with phone scam (+audio)

The state Division of Consumer Protection reported Wednesday that Utahns are receiving unsolicited phone calls by con artists claiming to be with the IRS threatening lawsuits, arrest warrants and... Read more »

April 13, 2016

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Paul Ryan is not running for president — or passing a budget

House Speaker Paul Ryan's national stature is such that he had to call a news conference to deny he wants to be president. Back on Capitol Hill, he's about to blow through a statutory deadline to... Read more »

April 13, 2016

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Apple CEO Tim Cook to headline Utah Technology Council event

Apple president and CEO Tim Cook will be the keynote speaker at the Utah Technology Council's Hall of Fame celebration in September. Read more »

April 13, 2016

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In air travel hub of Dubai, zip line offers new way to fly

In the air travel hub of Dubai, there's a new way to fly: A zip line run by extreme sports company XDubai. Read more »

April 13, 2016

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Regulators: 5 big banks get failing grades for crisis plans

Federal regulators say five of the biggest banks in the U.S. haven't worked out strong plans for how they might reshape themselves in case of failure, which could leave them unable to survive... Read more »

April 13, 2016

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Amazon's latest Kindle mostly wants to disappear

Will loyal fans of e-books be willing to pay tablet prices for dedicated e-readers? Amazon is about to find out. Read more »

April 13, 2016

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Business cut back on stockpiles as sales fell again

Businesses reduced their stockpiles for a second straight month in February, while sales fell for a seventh month. Read more »

April 13, 2016

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US retail sales fall in March as Americans buy fewer cars

U.S. retail sales fell last month as Americans cut back on their car purchases, the latest sign that consumers are reluctant to spend freely. Read more »

April 13, 2016

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5 reasons the rich live longer than the poor

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Research shows that the rich can expect to enjoy a much longer life than their poor neighbors, and the gap is growing. Curiously, geography and education play into this disparity. Read more »

April 13, 2016

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Michelle Singletary: Have you already gotten ahead in life?

We've got to stop raising the financial bar so high that we never have a feeling that we've gotten ahead. Read more »

April 12, 2016

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Dave Ramsey says: Examine emotional connection when selling sentimental items

There’s nothing wrong with having some nice things. But there’s a big difference between you having things and your things having you. Never let “stuff” stand between you... Read more »

April 12, 2016

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Average gas prices in Utah climb to $2.10 per gallon

The average price for gasoline in Utah registered at $2.10 per gallon, which is 43 cents lower than the same time a year ago. Across the country, 13 states reported higher average prices than the... Read more »

April 12, 2016

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UDOT touting increased driver safety in work zones

With over 150 projects this year, the Utah Department of Transportation is launching a new effort to raise driver awareness about driving safely in work zones. Last year, there were 2,849 vehicle... Read more »

April 12, 2016

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State grant aims to create pathways for students, workforce for industries

The Utah Department of Workforce Services announced a $3.5 million grant Tuesday that aims to create and expand education programs that meet specific needs of growing Utah industries. Read more »

April 12, 2016

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Tickets for Kobe's last game are insanely expensive, so be wary of 'deals'

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It's a strange NBA phenomenon when the lowest-ranked teams in the conference with no stake in the playoffs host the most expensive game of the season. But since it's Kobe Bryant's last game, that's... Read more »

April 12, 2016

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Facebook shows new ways to chat, stream video

Facebook says people who use its Messenger chat service will soon be able to order flowers, request news articles and talk with businesses by sending them direct text messages. Read more »

April 12, 2016

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Finance officials facing a chronically weak global economy

World finance officials who meet in Washington this week confront a bleak picture: Eight years after the financial crisis erupted, the global economy remains fragile and at risk of another recession. Read more »

April 12, 2016

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Romania ordered to pay $776,000 to revolution victims

Europe's top human rights court on Tuesday ordered Romania to pay compensation to the families of 45 people who died during the country's 1989 anti-communist revolution. Read more »

April 12, 2016

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Businesses that share Trump name get swept up in the circus

It's not easy being Trump these days. Just ask the people at Trump Tobacco in California, Trump Travel in New York, Trump Memorials in Nebraska and Trump Chiropractic & Acupuncture in Kansas. Read more »

April 12, 2016

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IMF issues stark warning on British exit from EU

The International Monetary Fund warned Tuesday that a British exit from the European Union could inflict severe damage to the world economy by disrupting international trade. Read more »

April 12, 2016

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US rep blasts IFC conflict of interest in Manila water plan

In a bustling, densely populated corner of Manila, fruit vendor Coring Gutierrez reads $35 due from her latest water bill, more than triple what her family of six paid 15 years ago. Read more »

April 12, 2016

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