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$4 billion: Bogus tax refunds a growing problem

An Internet connection and a bunch of stolen identities are all it takes for crooks to collect billions of dollars in bogus federal tax refunds. And the scam is proving too pervasive to stop. Read more »

April 10, 2014

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More layoffs at S.L. Tribune, Faith section cut in budget move

The Salt Lake Tribune announced layoffs for eight staff members and elimination of its Faith section Thursday as the paper complies with a 10 percent budget cut mandated by its parent company. Read more »

April 10, 2014

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Economic development board approves incentives to create 135 jobs

The Governor's Office of Economic Development on Thursday approved tax incentives that would allow Pactiv and Wilson Electronics expand their presence in Utah and create at least 135 new jobs. Read more »

April 10, 2014

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CNN replacing Piers Morgan with personalities like Anthony Bourdain, Mike Rowe, John Walsh

CNN is abandoning the talk show that anchored its prime-time schedule for three decades with Larry King and Piers Morgan in favor of several documentarylike series with personalities like Anthony... Read more »

April 10, 2014

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Report: Severe pipeline corrosion caused massive Silver Eagle refinery explosion

A new report commissioned by the U.S. Chemical Safety Board concludes a catastrophic pipeline rupture in 2009 at Silver Eagle Refining in Woods Cross was caused by massive corrosion of the 10-inch... Read more »

April 10, 2014

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Amazon's Jeff Bezos outlines grocery, drone plans

CEO Jeff Bezos' annual letter to shareholders offers a glimpse into Amazon's internal workings and what it is aiming for in the future, including expanded same-day grocery delivery and drone delivery. Read more »

April 10, 2014

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11 Senate Democrats to Obama: Approve Keystone XL

Eleven Senate Democrats are urging President Barack Obama to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline by the end of May. Read more »

April 10, 2014

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Blue Sky dollars available for green projects

Rocky Mountain Power's Blue Sky program is now accepting applications for funding awards for community-based renewable energy projects. Read more »

April 10, 2014

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US budget deficit falls in March to $37 billion

The U.S. government's budget deficit shrank to just $37 billion in March from $107 billion in the same month last year, the latest sign of improvement in the nation's finances. The deficit was the... Read more »

April 10, 2014

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Airlines' on-time record took a beating in Feb.

The bad news for travelers is that U.S. airlines posted terrible on-time numbers and record cancelations in February, as winter storms fouled operations at several large airports. Read more »

April 10, 2014

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Top federal energy regulator: Steps underway to protect grid

The top federal energy regulator said Thursday that her agency is taking steps to improve handling of classified national security information, following a report that officials improperly allowed... Read more »

April 10, 2014

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Argentina hit by nationwide strike over inflation

A nationwide strike paralyzed Argentina's economy on Thursday, shutting down air, train and bus traffic, closing businesses and ports and emptying classrooms. The strike also stopped all... Read more »

April 10, 2014

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GM puts 2 engineers on paid leave in recall case

General Motors has placed two engineers on paid leave as an outside attorney investigates why the company took more than a decade to recall millions of small cars for an ignition switch problem. Read more »

April 10, 2014

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Applications for US jobless aid dip 32K to 300,000

The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits dropped to the lowest level in almost seven years, falling 32,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 300,000. Read more »

April 10, 2014

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Markets absorb Greece's bond market return

Markets in Europe traded in fairly narrow ranges Thursday as the successful return of Greece to bond markets following a four-year absence helped further steady the nerves following a turbulent... Read more »

April 10, 2014

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L-3 Communications to lay off about 80 employees

Beginning April 10, L-3 Communication Systems-West will reduce its workforce by 2 percent, or about 80 positions. Read more »

April 10, 2014

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Why the 'Heartbleed' bug is a major threat to your online life

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A new bug has surfaced on the Internet, and it could have disastrous effects on online users. Read more »

April 9, 2014

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AP-GfK Poll: Most Americans say filing taxes easy

Struggling to figure out your federal tax return? You're not alone, but you're in the minority. Read more »

April 9, 2014

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Review: S5 features useful, less about gimmicks

There's a lot to like about Samsung's new Galaxy S5 smartphone —among them, its relative lack of features. Read more »

April 9, 2014

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Bank of America Corp. paying $772 million in fines, refunds over credit card extras

Bank of America Corp. is paying $772 million in fines and refunds to settle regulators' accusations that it misled customers who bought extra credit-card products and illegally charged others for... Read more »

April 9, 2014

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Minutes show Federal Reserve struggled to agree on rate policy

The Federal Reserve struggled last month over how to convey to investors that it will raise short-term interest rates only slowly once it increases them from record lows. Read more »

April 9, 2014

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Detroit reaches bankruptcy deal over some bonds

The city of Detroit reached a deal in bankruptcy over $388 million in bonds, mediators announced Wednesday, a significant agreement that could influence other creditors to try to get a settlement. Read more »

April 9, 2014

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Northwestern quarterback says union push was rushed, wrong

Northwestern's Trevor Siemian says it was wrong for former quarterback Kain Colter and other players to explore unionization without first taking their concerns to their coach and administrators. Read more »

April 9, 2014

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Toyota recalls 1.8 million vehicles in the US

Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling nearly 1.8 million vehicles in the U.S. for various safety problems, including air bags that may fail to deploy. Read more »

April 9, 2014

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Panera CEO looks to fix 'mosh pit' ordering system

Panera CEO Ron Schaich realizes that ordering at his chain can be chaotic. Now, the St. Louis-based company is planning to overhaul the way people order in a project called "Panera 2.0" Read more »

April 9, 2014

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