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Salt Lake City can be 'Great American City,' economist says

Salt Lake City is poised to become a “Great American City” if leaders take advantage of the potential that exists for development in the current climate of economic prosperity, a local... Read more »

Aug. 18, 2015

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Why Franklin Graham’s salary raises eyebrows among Christian nonprofits

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Franklin Graham’s annual compensation of $880,000, revealed in a Charlotte Observer story, has some worrying that too many top Christian nonprofit leaders as well as pastors are seeing... Read more »

Aug. 18, 2015

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Barber's haircut-story swap shows students the importance of reading

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An Iowa barber offered students free haircuts, and what he asked for in return could mean a lot to their futures. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2015

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Michelle Singletary: A financial suitcase for freshmen

As your freshman is going over the checklist of things for college, make sure his or her financial suitcase is stuffed with tools and strategies that will help to avoid any money missteps. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2015

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Amazon workers report demoralizing working conditions; CEO Jeff Bezos says the company described is not Amazon

Working at online tech giants like Amazon and Facebook is the new American Dream; however, according to a recent article in The New York Times, not all of them are peaches are roses to work for. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2015

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Balancing act: Readers: Open communication is good for home as well as office

With school starting again, it's time to get back to normal around the Kratz household. And that makes it a good time to check in with reader comments on some recent columns. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2015

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Dave Ramsey says: Never lease or finance a car

I advise people to always buy good, used cars unless they have a net worth of $1 million or more. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2015

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IRS says thieves stole tax info from additional 220,000

A computer breach at the IRS in which thieves stole tax information from thousands of taxpayers is much bigger than the agency originally disclosed. Read more »

Aug. 17, 2015

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Nonprofit aims to combat negative stereotypes of foster kids

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Over 20,000 teens age out of the foster system each year — a staggering number, considering over 80 million Americans have expressed interest in adoption. This might be due to negative... Read more »

Aug. 17, 2015

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Airliner with 54 aboard goes missing in eastern Indonesia

An airliner carrying 54 people went missing Sunday during a short flight in bad weather in Indonesia's mountainous easternmost province of Papua, and rescuers were heading to an area where... Read more »

Aug. 16, 2015

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Washington's 9 charter schools get ready to open their doors

This fall, nine charter schools are opening their doors across Washington state. Read more »

Aug. 16, 2015

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Travelers delayed as technical problems ground flights

Technical problems at an air traffic control center in Virginia left passengers stranded as hundreds of flights to and from airports throughout a large swath of the Northeast were delayed or canceled. Read more »

Aug. 16, 2015

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Slump in oil-by-rail shipments boosts car storage business

New tank car safety standards coupled with a slump in oil-by-rail shipments are causing headaches for many in the railroad business, but for a struggling scenic railroad in the Adirondacks and... Read more »

Aug. 16, 2015

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Pro-Bush super PAC spending $10M-plus on initial TV campaign

The heavily funded super PAC backing Republican Jeb Bush will spend at least $10 million on television time in the earliest voting presidential primary states, the first salvo in a massive TV ad... Read more »

Aug. 16, 2015

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Last burst of summer fun for Tunisia's doomed beach hotels

The jet skis roar by the shore and the water is full of splashing children along the Tunisian Riviera, where despite the deadly attack that killed 38 tourists in June, the beaches are still full... Read more »

Aug. 16, 2015

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How to be smart about spending in the back-to-school season

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This time of year can be tough on family budgets, but recent findings about credit card debt show that most Americans won't overspend. Read more »

Aug. 16, 2015

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Unpaid United Nations intern lived in a tent

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From his tent on the shores of Lake Geneva, David Hyde, 22, can see his colleagues socializing at the neighboring beach club. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2015

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How Coca-Cola reignited the debate about the best way to lose weight

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This week, The New York Times exposed Coca-Cola's efforts to promote the work of scientists who say exercise matters much more than dieting in the effort to lose weight. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2015

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Ohio roller coaster fatally strikes man; safety inspection shows nothing wrong with ride

A safety inspection found no major problems with a roller coaster that struck and killed a man who entered a restricted area to look for a lost cellphone at Ohio's Cedar Point amusement park, a... Read more »

Aug. 14, 2015

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Social workers want to talk religion — but they don’t

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Most social workers say they don’t discuss religion or spirituality with their clients, even though they think it could be beneficial in treatment. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2015

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Will you hire me? How to stand out from the applicant crowd

When interviewing for your desired job, how can you stand out from a crowd of qualified applicants? Knowing the tips that will set you apart from the crowd will give you an edge on the competition. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2015

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US factory output climbed in July, lifted by auto production

Auto plants, clothing makers and plastics factories drove a sharp rebound in U.S. manufacturing in July. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2015

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US stocks flat amid worries about global growth

U.S. stocks are opening flat amid ongoing worries about the health of the global economy. A report shows that growth in Europe remains lackluster. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2015

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Sturt and Nordstrom: Spreading laughter and other contagious emotions

What would happen if we all sat down and thought of three people we truly appreciate and actually reached out and told them about it? Read more »

Aug. 13, 2015

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Troy Martin: 7 signs your business may need a CFO

Hiring a CFO could help you take your business to the next level and enjoy more profitability than ever before. So the question is, how do you know if you should hire a CFO? Read more »

Aug. 13, 2015

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