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Sponsors pay big bucks to join college bowl games

The bowls haven't disclosed their asking prices, but sports marketing experts contacted by The Associated Press estimated the annual cost for the top-tier games ranges from $25 million to more than... Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Weird weather lingers in Alaska's largest city

A week before Christmas, Alaska's largest city should look like a postcard wonderland, and the last place you'd expect to see equipment making snow. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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One more reason why Utah is a great place for entrepreneurs and startups

Utah has received a lot of attention for its startup-friendly atmosphere lately. The new StartSLC festival hopes to be the central meeting place for Utah's entrepreneurial endeavors. Read more »

Dec. 11, 2014

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See Spot relax: Pet massage gaining popularity

Spa treatments don't stop with people. You won't see any aromatherapy candles around, but animals get massages, too, and it's become a regular service that many pet owners value as more than just... Read more »

Nov. 26, 2014

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Why 'Shark Tank' investor Barbara Corcoran thinks daydreaming is the key to success

Barbara Corcoran made her money building a real estate empire, but that doesn’t mean she always had a plan. Read more »

Nov. 22, 2014

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How the Food Network's Barefoot Contessa moved from the White House to TV

The Food Network’s Barefoot Contessa (aka. Ina Garten) started her career in the White House, working on nuclear energy policy. But she wasn’t happy. Read more »

Nov. 12, 2014

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Microsoft releases Office apps for iPhones, iPads

Microsoft is releasing new, beefed-up versions of its popular Office software apps for iPhones and iPads, part of the company's push to stay relevant to workers in an increasingly mobile world. Read more »

Nov. 6, 2014

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Today's must-read faith and family stories

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For a couple of months now, we’ve been circulating an internal email to our staff that includes articles from across the Web that cover faith and family-related topics. Read more »

Nov. 4, 2014

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Facebook is now helping its female employees start a family ... eventually

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Facebook and Apple are willing to pay for their female employees to freeze their eggs. Why potential mothers should give it a "like." Read more »

Oct. 20, 2014

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How daydreaming helped one woman go from receptionist to music executive in three years

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Erica Grayson got a job as a receptionist in the music industry when she was 20. Now, she's leading the way in music. How? Daydreaming. Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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How to answer 10 weird questions you'll get in an interview

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Yes, you might get some weird questions during an interview. Here are 10 of the strangest. Read more »

Oct. 8, 2014

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Hacking a big danger for small businesses

It's not just big businesses like JPMorgan Chase, Target and Home Depot that get hacked. Small companies suffer from intrusions into their computer systems, too. Read more »

Oct. 8, 2014

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7 ways to help your loved one when they've lost their job

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Your loved one just lost their job. So what can you do to help them? Here's a look at the different things you can do. Read more »

Oct. 1, 2014

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California becomes first state to ban plastic bags

Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed legislation imposing the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags, driven to action by a buildup of litter and damage to aquatic ecosystems. Read more »

Sept. 30, 2014

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Colorado high court considers pot firing case

Pot may be legal in Colorado, but you can still be fired for using it. Read more »

Sept. 30, 2014

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Something that may have caused the Great Recession of 2008 is coming back

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Subprime lending is back. This time for auto loans. The question is whether or not subprime lending to borrowers with poor credit will lead to another financial bubble bursting and Round 2 of the... Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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The power of girls and tech could change the world

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What would you like the world to look like in 2030? World leaders, acclaimed activists and a few celebs put their heads together at the annual Social Good Summit in New York City. Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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How the fashion industry drives your shopping choices

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The fashion industry operates at high speeds. Consumers take advantage of low prices, buying clothes often. Why are some industry insiders trying to pump the brakes? Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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Most family businesses fail, but parenting might be their saving grace

Only 12 percent of family businesses make it to the third generation, and some experts think that parents can fix that with financial education. But local bookseller Tony Weller thinks about... Read more »

Sept. 24, 2014

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Americans aren't confident about their financial situations

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The 2014 American Values survey illustrated a gloomy economic situation in American households. Read more »

Sept. 23, 2014

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Alicia Keys is asking a simple question to save kids and help the poor: Why are we here?

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R&B singer Alicia Keys received a standing ovation when she announced that she was kicking off the movement "We Are Here" movement with $1 million of her own money at the annual Social Good Summit... Read more »

Sept. 23, 2014

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Why one inner-city kid didn't sell drugs to make ends meet

Noe Rueda was raised in a loving but devastatingly poor home on Chicago’s West Side. To make ends meet, and to help financially support his mother and family, Rueda sold odds and ends and... Read more »

Sept. 22, 2014

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Activision hires Giuliani to fight Noriega lawsuit

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani has joined Activision's fight to dismiss a lawsuit filed by disgraced Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega against the company's popular "Call of Duty"... Read more »

Sept. 22, 2014

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Balancing act: Sometimes a 'serious' office is actually a silly place

The average corporate office is a serious place full of serious people doing serious work. Or so we'd like to believe. The reality is, to paraphrase Monty Python, that Cubeville is often a silly... Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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These are America's 10 poorest congressmen

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Not all of Congress has a high net worth. In fact, there are plenty of politicians without much net worth at all. Here's a look at the poorest politicians in America right now. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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