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US-EU trade talks sour amid chlorine chicken fears

Visions of chlorine-drenched chickens and the prospect of genetically modified "Frankenfood" invading dinner tables across the European Union are proving serious impediments to the signing of a... Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Ty Kiisel: Hot dogs, customer experience and growing a cult following

Focusing on the customer while raising money is a great way to build a business and a cult following. At least that's the lesson of this little hot dog stand. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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International Business: Evolving language can frustrate some global brands, benefit others

Some global brands can change the meaning of words and symbols in their favor, while others can not, but each brand needs the wisdom to know the difference. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Why airlines didn't avoid risky Ukraine airspace

The possibility that the civilian jetliner downed over war-torn eastern Ukraine with nearly 300 people onboard was hit by a missile could have profound consequences for the world's airlines. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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South Carolina woman makes clothes from castoffs

For Jillian Owens, some of her passion for fashion was motivated by a desire for new garments without the creation of more waste. And, she says openly on her blog, "I was also quite broke and... Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Weird ways our brains control our money habits

I’ll admit it. I’m a sucker for money psychology studies. And it’s not just because I write about money. On a sheer curiosity level, they’re fascinating. Read more »

July 17, 2014

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Would you permanently leave your family for a better job?

Only 30 percent of Americans still live in the town where they grew up, and such relocation is largely influenced by the hope for a better job. Read more »

July 17, 2014

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$1.8B project to take Salt Lake City International Airport to new heights

Construction starts Friday for a new project that will take the 20 million people who fly through Utah on annual basis to new heights. A $1.8 billion new Salt Lake City International Airport will... Read more »

July 17, 2014

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Country music festival brings thousands to Tooele County

A four-day country music festival featuring some of the biggest stars in country music is taking place in Tooele County. The event is expected to draw a huge crowd, which is welcome news for a... Read more »

July 17, 2014

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Microsoft CEO pivots sharply with 18,000 job cut

Microsoft announced the biggest layoffs in its 39-year history Thursday, outlining plans to cut 18,000 jobs in a move that marked the CEO's sharpest pivot yet away from his predecessor's drive for... Read more »

July 17, 2014

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Putin: US sanctions hurt bilateral ties, US firms

President Vladimir Putin on Thursday lamented the latest round of U.S. sanctions against Russia, saying they will stalemate bilateral relations and hurt not only Russian but also American businesses. Read more »

July 17, 2014

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GM's legal staff targeted at recall hearing

A Senate subcommittee chairwoman says General Motors should have fired its chief lawyer in the wake of a long-delayed recall of millions of small cars. Read more »

July 17, 2014

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Ready for a rainy day: Utah lauded for approach to managing volatility

In a report by the Pew Charitable Trusts published Tuesday, Utah receives high marks for management of revenue volatility. Read more »

July 16, 2014

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Gov. Herbert names Laura Nelson new state energy director

Utah has a new energy czar. Gov. Gary Herbert on Tuesday announced that Laura Nelson has been appointed director of the Utah Office of Energy Development. Read more »

July 16, 2014

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Balancing act: Lessons in work-life balance show in many faces

The more I write about my quest for better work-life balance, the more likely I am to see lessons in everything around me. For example, I have recently seen such lessons both in the faces of old... Read more »

July 15, 2014

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The promise, the growing pains of oil boom town

When Brent Sanford graduated high school nearly 25 years ago, his tiny prairie town seemed to be withering away. Storefronts were shuttered, senior classes shrinking, families packing up and moving... Read more »

April 29, 2014

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Utah bond fund changes name

The Aquila Group of Funds announced Monday that the municipal bond fund formerly known as Tax-Free Fund For Utah is now called Aquila Tax-Free Fund For Utah. Read more »

Nov. 11, 2013

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Geeking out: Salt Lake Comic Con draws huge crowd

Utah's first Comic Con is bigger than anyone expected, selling nearly 40,000 tickets and drawing some big names for the convention's inaugural year. Read more »

Sept. 5, 2013

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Shrinking reservoirs causing headaches for fishing, boating in Utah

Without a good winter with lots of snow, reservoir levels will be in terrible shape next year. This summer, however, fishing and boating are already suffering because of lack of water, with some... Read more »

July 26, 2013

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