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3 ways you can save money on movie theater snacks

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Looking to spend less time in line at concessions and save a bit of cash? These snacks can help you do just that. Read more »

July 25, 2014

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US to evaluate Impala air bag performance

The U.S. government's highway safety agency has decided to seek further information from General Motors about air bag failures in some Chevrolet Impala full-size cars. Read more »

July 25, 2014

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US rig count up 12 to 1,883; Utah numbers unchanged

Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. rose 12 this week to 1,883. Read more »

July 25, 2014

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Cellphone unlocking set to become legal again

Congress has passed a bill that makes it legal to "unlock" cellphones so the devices can —at least in some instances— be used on other carriers. Read more »

July 25, 2014

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Worries about US consumers drag stocks lower

The stock market sank in early trading Friday after Visa and Amazon posted weaker results than Wall Street expected. If the declines continue, the market would erase almost all of its gains from... Read more »

July 25, 2014

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Does getting married really increase wealth and income?

The Urban Institute has issued a report stating the millennial generation will have the lowest rates of marriage by age 40 than any previous generation. Read more »

July 25, 2014

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Russian execs fear lasting damage from Ukraine plane crash

Having for months dismissed Western sanctions on Russia as toothless, business leaders here are now afraid that the crash of the Malaysian jetliner will bring about an international isolation that... Read more »

July 25, 2014

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Global tensions can't dent enthusiasm for stocks

A war breaks out between Israel and Hamas. An airliner is shot out of the sky in Ukraine. A Portuguese bank's finances look shaky. Read more »

July 25, 2014

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Family feud sparks revolt at grocery store chain, fight to keep CEO

It's been called a David vs. Goliath story, a "Tale of Two Arthurs" and even the "ultimate Greek tragedy," but the characters in this drama are not Biblical or literary figures. Read more »

July 25, 2014

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Disney moves toward $10 hourly starting pay as job market rebounds

Walt Disney World is among big companies moving toward paying workers at least $10 per hour — a change that experts say will improve the standard of living for the lowest-paid employees and... Read more »

July 25, 2014

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Battered by recalls, GM buoyed by its large SUVs

Tens of thousands of buyers have flocked to buy GM’s largest SUVs — and buoyed the company’s bottom line just when it needs it most. Read more »

July 24, 2014

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Airlines report big 2Q profits on strong demand

Investing in airlines has long been the butt of jokes, especially when many U.S. carriers traipsed through bankruptcy court in the past decade. Read more »

July 24, 2014

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Across US job market, layoffs are becoming rare

As the U.S. economy has improved and employers have regained confidence, companies have been steadily shedding fewer workers. Read more »

July 24, 2014

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IMF cuts US and global growth forecasts for 2014

The International Monetary Fund foresees the global economy expanding less than it had previously forecast, slowed by weaker growth in the United States, Russia and developing economies. Read more »

July 24, 2014

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Ford 2Q net profit up 6 percent to $1.3 billion

Ford Motor Co. beat Wall Street's expectations in the second quarter as it chalked up a record profit in North America and made money in Europe for the first time in three years. Read more »

July 24, 2014

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Ukraine worries 'set to weigh' on eurozone economy

The escalating tensions in Ukraine, which have led to a sharp deterioration in relations between the West and Russia, could weigh on a modestly improving economic recovery in the 18-country eurozone. Read more »

July 24, 2014

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Balancing act: Survey says lack of balance, manager support are job 'deal breakers'

According to a new survey, a low salary isn't the most likely factor that will cause someone to leave a job. Rather, a lack of support from managers and limited work-life balance are the real deal... Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Z'Tejas closing after 13 years at The Gateway

One of the original restaurants at The Gateway will serve its last meal in Salt Lake City early next month. Z’Tejas Southwestern Grill announced Tuesday it will be closing its Utah location... Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Renewable energy advocates decry proposed surcharge for solar panels

Advocates for renewable energy gathered at Congregation Kol Ami Wednesday to urge the Utah Public Service Commission not to approve a $4.65 monthly surcharge that Rocky Mountain Power has proposed... Read more »

July 23, 2014

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The Gateway adding new dining concept

The managers of The Gateway have announced an new restaurant will be opening next month. Retail Properties of America Inc. said Wednesday that a new "supper club" restaurant concept, DOPO, will... Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Batman's true mission: The search for familial stability

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To celebrate the 75 year anniversary of the creation of Batman, DC Comics has declared July 23 Batman Day. Read more »

July 23, 2014

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NYC official: Thieves got into 1,000 StubHub accounts

The Manhattan district attorney says six people have been indicted in an international ring that managed to take over more than 1,000 StubHub users' accounts and fraudulently buy tickets to such... Read more »

July 23, 2014

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US economy, though sluggish, may now be sturdier

Out of a seemingly hollow recovery from the Great Recession, a more durable if still slow-growing U.S. economy has emerged. Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Fair Trade brings big sales and a clear conscience

Brooklyn Roasting Co. has a booming business based on helping people thousands of miles away. Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Get paid for posts? Social networking's new twist

Facebook and most other social networks are built on the premise that just about everything should be shared —except the money those posts produce. Read more »

July 23, 2014

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