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Utah Labor Commission offers grants to fund workplace safety promotion

The Utah Labor Commission is requesting applications to award funding for projects or initiatives demonstrating a commitment to workplace safety. Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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Extended warranties a big sell. Are they worth it?

Offers of extended warranties or service contracts are becoming the norm, whether you buy a big-ticket item like a car or kitchen appliance or a less expensive one like a television or phone. Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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Dave Ramsey says: Tips for stretching dollars in a leaky budget

Here are some ideas to help stretch your dollars and plug those leaks. You’ll be amazed at how much money these tactics will save. Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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GM expert says 19 deaths eligible for compensation

The death toll tied to faulty ignition switches in General Motors small cars has risen to 19, according to a compensation expert hired by the company. The number is likely to go higher. Read more »

Sept. 15, 2014

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Gilead to license generic version of Sovaldi

Sciences has reached a deal with several generic drugmakers to produce a cheaper version of its popular, $1,000-per-pill hepatitis C drug Sovaldi for use in developing countries. Read more »

Sept. 15, 2014

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Air France strike as Europe faces low-cost shakeup

At least half of Air France flights around the world were canceled Monday as pilots kicked off a weeklong strike, angry that the company is shifting jobs and operations to a low-cost carrier to... Read more »

Sept. 15, 2014

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Chinese city creates cellphone sidewalk lane

Taking a cue from an American TV program, the Chinese city of Chongqing has created a smartphone sidewalk lane, offering a path for those too engrossed in messaging and tweeting to watch where... Read more »

Sept. 15, 2014

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Hundreds of workers on strike at Lear Corp. plant

Hundreds of workers protesting what some are calling fast-food-like wages walked off the job Saturday at a Lear Corp. plant in northwest Indiana that makes automotive seats, beginning a strike that... Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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Slow Money invests in small food enterprises

Consumers who want to support local food and farms aren't limited anymore to buying locally produced veggies, meats and cheeses. They can make direct investments big or small into local food... Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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EU ministers seek to create investment climate

European finance ministers agreed Saturday on the necessity of leveraging private investments with urgent structural reforms to relaunch the continent's moribund economy. Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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Will Apple's digital wallet kill the card swipe?

On Tuesday, the company announced Apple Pay, a digital payment system that lets people pay for retail store purchases using their phones rather than cash or credit cards. T Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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France bristles as Netflix advances in Europe

Netflix is tapping into six new markets Monday hoping to gain a big subscriber base around Europe, but is facing a frosty welcome in France. Well-established French competitors are trying to head... Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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How employers can improve the nation's health

Employers need to tackle the national health problem by improving how they operate, according to an article published yesterday in the Gallup Business Journal. Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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Ukraine will delay implementation of EU trade deal

European leaders said Friday that they would allow Ukraine to delay putting a landmark trade deal into effect, a major concession to Russia which has repeatedly threatened retaliation if Kiev... Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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Tesla Q&A: Tesla's Nevada 'gigafactory' FAQs

Now that Gov. Brian Sandoval has signed into law a package of incentives for Tesla Motors worth up to $1.3 billion, the electric-car maker is moving ahead with plans to build a $5 billion lithium... Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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San Diego cabbies cry foul over body odor test

Body odor is among 52 criteria that officials at San Diego International Airport use to judge taxi drivers. Cabbies say that smacks of prejudice and discrimination. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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US retail sales rise in August on auto sales

Auto buying drove U.S. retail sales higher in August, a possible sign that job growth in recent months has led to accelerated consumer spending. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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Olive Garden investor: Back off on the breadsticks

Olive Garden is hurting itself by piling on too many breadsticks, according to an investor that's disputing how the restaurant chain is run. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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Prosecutors target credit card thieves overseas

Criminals from around the world buy and sell stolen credit card information with ease in today's digital age. But if they commit their crime entirely outside the United States, they may be hard to... Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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Retail sales are up since last month

The U.S. Census Bureau released its estimates for last month’s food and retail sales today, and things are looking up. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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EU sanctions hit Russian oil companies, lawmakers

New European Union sanctions against Russia announced Friday toughen financial penalties on the country's banks, arms manufacturers and its biggest oil company, Rosneft, to punish Moscow for what... Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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Sponsors keep close watch on NFL investigation

Major brand sponsors are watching closely to make sure the National Football League doesn't fumble the investigation into how its executives handled evidence in the Ray Rice domestic violence case. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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11 jobs that need women ... and men

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Women and men are always entering the workforce. But some jobs are looking for more men than women, and more women than men. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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Mega-resort could give boost to Park City, other resorts

Vail Resorts Inc.'s purchase of Park City Mountain Resort relieves uncertainty surrounding upcoming ski season and should positions Utah winter sports industry well in the future, observers say. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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Greg Miller: Success in business comes from helping employees, community thrive

Greg Miller, chief executive officer of the Larry H. Miller Group of Cos. and the Utah Jazz, was the featured speaker at the Utah chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth’s monthly... Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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