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Expo matches women's rising enthusiasm for the outdoors

Vendors at the 2014 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market appealed to more and more women interested in getting outside and active. Read more »

Aug. 11, 2014

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Barneys to pay $525K in NY shopper-profiling probe

Barneys has agreed to pay $525,000 to resolve allegations that minorities were singled out as suspected shoplifters at its flagship store, part of a spate of racial profiling complaints against... Read more »

Aug. 11, 2014

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Balancing act in the West: Video showcases Moab land planning process

Enjoy Arches National Park? Dirt biking? Maybe river running is your thing. A land use plan that includes recreation, potash mining, oil and gas drilling and other activities in southeast Utah was... Read more »

Aug. 10, 2014

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Why I am leaving the best job I ever had

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Max Schireson, is leaving his post as the CEO of MongoDB, a document-oriented database company. In an online blog post Schireson explains his reason — family. Read more »

Aug. 10, 2014

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Wyoming consumer spending growth in 2012 is lowest

Wyoming recorded the lowest growth in consumer spending in the nation between 2011 and 2012, but residents don't appear to be cutting back on buying gasoline for their vehicles. Read more »

Aug. 10, 2014

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Russian ban on ag imports to affect Idaho farmers

Idaho farmers may feel a small sting from the new Russian ban on food and agricultural imports from the West. Read more »

Aug. 10, 2014

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Looking ahead: What will legislator Valentine's departure mean for alcohol laws?

With 26-year state senator John Valentine leaving the Legislature next month, lawmakers face charting a different course for alcohol policy or staying the course that Valentine help set. Read more »

Aug. 10, 2014

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Lawmakers consider expanding Hollywood tax credit

With only a few weeks left in the legislative session, lawmakers are negotiating the extension and expansion of a Hollywood tax credit designed to keep film and television production in California. Read more »

Aug. 9, 2014

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Firm hasn't paid ND fine for wastewater violation

It's been two years since state regulators touted a record $1.5 million fine against a company for illegally dumping 20,000 barrels of toxic liquid and threatening drinking water supplies near a large western North Dakota city, and... Read more »

Aug. 9, 2014

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Ebola starting to take an economic toll in region

Caterpillar has evacuated a handful of employees from Liberia. Canadian Overseas Petroleum Ltd. has suspended a drilling project. British Airways has canceled flights to the region. ExxonMobil and... Read more »

Aug. 9, 2014

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Salt Lake City leaders talk climate change and outdoor recreation economy

Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker met with local business and outdoor industry leaders to discuss the impact of climate change on local recreation activities and businesses that support it. Read more »

Aug. 8, 2014

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Water supply project key to Salt Lake City, Sandy's future

If you live in Salt Lake City or Sandy, the next time you turn on your tap you can thank a storage and water delivery system that is getting a major upgrade near the mouth of Parleys Canyon. Read more »

Aug. 8, 2014

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Cool summer sets expectations for a record harvest

A mild summer across much of the nation's heartland has provided optimum growing conditions for the nation's corn and soybean crops. Pair that with high-yield seeds and other new farming... Read more »

Aug. 8, 2014

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US wholesale inventories rise 0.3 pct in June

U.S. wholesalers restocked their warehouses at a modest pace in June for a second straight month, a sign they anticipate slower growth ahead. Read more »

Aug. 8, 2014

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McDonald's sales hit by China scandal, US weakness

McDonald's says a global sales figure fell 2.5 percent in July, dragged down by persistent weakness in the U.S. and a food safety scandal in China. Read more »

Aug. 8, 2014

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Toyota says Chinese regulators looking at Lexus

Toyota Motor Corp. said Friday that Chinese anti-monopoly regulators are looking at its Lexus luxury unit in a spreading investigation of foreign automakers. Read more »

Aug. 8, 2014

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GM issues third recall on SUVs that can catch fire

Motors' troubles with safety recalls has surfaced in another case, this time with the company recalling a group of SUVs for a third time to fix power window switches that can catch fire. Read more »

Aug. 8, 2014

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US productivity recovers after steep 1Q fall

U.S. workers were more productive in the April-June quarter and labor costs rose slightly, a sharp turnaround from grim first-quarter figures. Read more »

Aug. 8, 2014

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China's export growth accelerates, imports sag

China's export growth accelerated in July but imports sagged in a possible sign of weakness in the world's second-largest economy. Read more »

Aug. 8, 2014

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Oil boom and housing bust alter US spending trends

North Dakotans, enriched by an oil boom, stepped up their spending at triple the national pace in the three years that followed the Great Recession. In Nevada, smacked hard by the housing bust,... Read more »

Aug. 8, 2014

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What older children need to know about money

Post-secondary education has never been more important. Personal finance writer Liz Weston notes that “a college degree today is what a high school diploma was 60 years ago,” i.e., the... Read more »

Aug. 7, 2014

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Changes coming to UTA bus, FrontRunner service

The Utah Transit Authority will make changes to bus service in Salt Lake and Utah counties, as well as FrontRunner service. The changes are aimed at providing better connections between services. Read more »

Aug. 7, 2014

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Fannie, Freddie post profits in 2Q; pay dividends

Government-controlled mortgage companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac posted profits for the April-June period as the U.S. housing market continued to recover. Gains in recent years have enabled them... Read more »

Aug. 7, 2014

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ECB's Draghi cautions over Ukraine impact

European Central Bank head Mario Draghi cautioned Thursday that the crisis in Ukraine could weigh on the fragile economic recovery in the 18-country eurozone. Read more »

Aug. 7, 2014

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New 'trashy' reality TV show focuses on recyclers

"Human Resources," which debuts Friday on the Pivot network, will focus not on hard-partying beachgoers but on a socially conscious recycling company. The "reality docu-drama" chronicles what it is... Read more »

Aug. 7, 2014

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