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New study shows the ugly truth behind office romances

Fifty percent of people have had some kind of romantic relationship at work, but love can hurt, especially when facing divorce or litigation. Read more »

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Conan's biggest regret at Harvard? Skipping economics

Conan O'Brien was a prankster during his Harvard years, but he also credits his success to hard work in the classroom. Read more »

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$500K Apple grant provides technology to Salt Lake school

Jackson Elementary became just the second school in the state to receive a grant from Apple Inc. as part of the nationwide ConnectED program. The $500,000 grant provides hardware, software and... Read more »

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Trump and Sanders take New Hampshire. Here's what you can expect economically from each of them

A new analysis shows that Sanders' proposals will double economic growth. The same can't be said for Trump, but he hasn't given us much to work with. Read more »

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US retail sales rise as consumers shrug off stock price drop

U.S. retail sales rose modestly in January, evidence that Americans kept shopping despite sharp drops in stock prices. Read more »

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Controversial Rocky Mountain Power bill gets committee approval

A panel of lawmakers said Thursday that Sen. Stuart Adams' SB115 — affecting oversight of Rocky Mountain Power and dealing with multiple renewable energy issues — needs more discussion... Read more »

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Proposed Utah law aims to swat cybercrime

A state legislator wants Utah to take on a wave of emerging cybercrime with tougher laws for making false police reports or harassing people using electronic devices. Read more »

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Biskupski launches search for new economic development leader

Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski has launched a national search to find a highly qualified director to lead the city's newly created Business and Economic Development Department. Read more »

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IMF nominates managing director Lagarde for second term

The International Monetary Fund has nominated managing director Christine Lagarde for a second five-year term. Read more »

Feb. 11, 2016

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Authorities reach $3.2B settlement with Morgan Stanley

Federal and state authorities on Thursday announced a $3.2 billion settlement with Morgan Stanley over bank practices that contributed to the 2008 financial crisis, including misrepresentations... Read more »

Feb. 11, 2016

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Applications for US jobless aid fell sharply last week

Fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week in a sign of a stable job market despite the slowing global economy hitting stocks and commodities. Read more »

Feb. 11, 2016

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Apple co-founder is bringing us an even nerdier 'Comic Con'

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak had a front row seat as the personal computer began to reshape society. So it made perfect sense to him to bring a convention meshing technology with pop culture to... Read more »

Feb. 10, 2016

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For virtual reality pioneers, no rush to succeed in 2016

Palmer Luckey doesn't just want to sell a bunch of virtual reality headsets. He wants buyers to use them every day. Read more »

Feb. 10, 2016

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Change in alcohol permit law will save Utah embarrassment, state senator says

The Utah Senate has given preliminary approval to a bill that one lawmaker says would save the state embarrassment when it comes to issuing an alcohol permit for Snowbird's annual Oktoberfest. Read more »

Feb. 10, 2016

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Burger King's next conquest: Hot dog king

Burger King is looking for a new crown: Hot Dog King. Read more »

Feb. 10, 2016

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IRS raids properties with possible polygamist ties

Local police are assisting the Internal Revenue Service at properties believed to be owned by the Kingston Clan. Read more »

Feb. 10, 2016

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Report: Zion National Park has $70M maintenance backlog

A report shows that Zion National Park is about $70 million behind on maintenance work, while continuing to see a record number of visitors. Read more »

Feb. 10, 2016

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Bug spray sales will spike in the U.S. as Zika spreads

Obama has a $1.8 billion plan to combat Zika. Here's how other industries are responding to the spreading virus. Read more »

Feb. 10, 2016

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Obama sends Congress record $4.1 trillion 2017 spending plan

President Barack Obama sent Congress his final budget on Tuesday, proposing to spend a record $4.1 trillion on a number of initiatives, from a new war on cancer to combating global warming to... Read more »

Feb. 9, 2016

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Gas prices in Utah at average of $1.83 a gallon

The AAA Fuel Gauge Report showed fuel prices in the Beehive State at $1.83 a gallon, down 21 cents from January. All Utah cities surveyed reported double-digit decreases from last month, with only... Read more »

Feb. 9, 2016

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Dave Ramsey says: Build a relationship before discussing finances

Asking someone how much they make or where they are on their debt snowball in this scenario is officially weird — even by my standards. Read more »

Feb. 8, 2016

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Michelle Singletary: Choose wisely when hiring a tax preparer

As for your income tax preparer, pick a trustworthy one because even if you don't condone any shady behavior when it comes to your return, you are ultimately responsible for the information on it. Read more »

Feb. 8, 2016

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Company slows work on controversial Utah tar sands project

Environmentalists are celebrating after the Canadian company behind a controversial tar sands development in eastern Utah announced it is scaling back work on its project. Read more »

Feb. 8, 2016

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How presidential hopefuls did and didn't respond to the recent labor report

While unemployment is at its lowest since 2008, other indicators still show a slowing economy. With people concerned about the financial state of the country, some presidential hopefuls put forth... Read more »

Feb. 8, 2016

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General Mills’ Betty Crocker, Pillsbury cope with baking slump

For 95 years, Betty Crocker’s official portrait has radiated cooking confidence. Read more »

Feb. 8, 2016

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How to get the most out of your insurance coverage

An insurance claim that's mistakenly filed — or mistakenly handled by an insurance carrier — can be needlessly costly. Know what you can do on your end to help your claim go through as... Read more »

Feb. 8, 2016

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Michelle Singletary: What your tax paperwork says about your financial life

Tax time forces you to gather major documents that make up your financial life. Even if you don't have to file a tax return, use this time of year as a reason — or push — to become... Read more »

Feb. 7, 2016

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Hate your cable provider? There might be a way out

A new Internet service provider aims to compete with Comcast and Time Warner, beaming high-speed Internet to your home — wirelessly. Read more »

Feb. 7, 2016

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Riverton sees 550-acre LDS Church property plan as a 'once-in-a-lifetime' development

Riverton leaders say a perfect storm of opportunities have lead to what will become the largest residential and commercial development in the city's history. Read more »

Feb. 7, 2016

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Provo Towne Centre mall sold

Jones Lang LaSalle announced Thursday that California-based Brixton Capital has acquired 100 percent ownership of Provo Towne Centre, the 80-store shopping and entertainment property located at... Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

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Lowest price for Super Bowl ticket is $3,000, company says

For a mere $3,000, you can attend the Super Bowl. Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

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Three priorities to make for a strong financial foundation

Knowing your priorities is essential to being financially secure. Here are three priorities you should consider, says LearnVest founder Alexa von Tobel. Read more »

Feb. 5, 2016

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Will Sanders' health care plan "Bern" a hole in your wallet?

Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders gave Hillary Clinton a close race in Iowa and is favored to win New Hampshire. If he is elected, how will his health care reform policies affect you? Read more »

Feb. 5, 2016

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How a Utah child’s miraculous heart transplant led his mom on an improbable startup journey

When Tammy Bowers was told her son, Landen, wouldn’t live to see his first birthday, she didn’t give up hope. Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

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US productivity fell at sharp 3 percent rate in Q4

U.S. productivity fell sharply in the final three months of 2015, closing out a fifth straight year of weak gains in worker efficiency. Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

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Applications for US jobless aid rise, but levels still low

More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, but applications stayed near historically low levels in a positive sign for the job market. Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

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Honda to recall 2.2M vehicles for Takata air bag trouble

Honda is recalling another 2.2 million Honda and Acura vehicles because the driver's air bag inflators made by Takata can explode and hurl shrapnel into the passenger compartment. Read more »

Feb. 3, 2016

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Fillmore home to only commercial mushroom farm in Utah

Thousands of people pass by a gray and blue building off I-15 in Fillmore every day, but most have no idea what happens inside. Read more »

Feb. 3, 2016

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Comcast loses fewest TV customers in 8 years

Comcast is trumpeting its best year for traditional TV services in nearly a decade, even though it continues to lose TV subscribers. Read more »

Feb. 3, 2016

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North America, China power GM to record $9.7b annual profit

Strong earnings in North America and China and a reversal of fortunes in Europe powered General Motors to a record net profit of $9.7 billion last year. Read more »

Feb. 3, 2016

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Merck beats 4Q profit forecast, misses Street view on sales

Merck & Co. posted an 87 percent drop in fourth-quarter profit compared with last year when the drugmaker had a huge gain from the sale of consumer health business. It beat Wall Street profit... Read more »

Feb. 3, 2016

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Super Bowl ads this year might stick to 'good taste'

As the Super Bowl turns 50 and faces middle age, will this be the year that advertisers stick to — gasp — good taste? Read more »

Feb. 2, 2016

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Yahoo to cut 1,700 workers as CEO tries to save her own job

Yahoo is laying off about 1,700 employees and shedding some of its excess baggage in a shake-up likely to determine whether CEO Marissa Mayer can save her own job. Read more »

Feb. 2, 2016

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Arizona company takes control of The Gateway

A major downtown retail center is under new ownership. Arizona-based real estate firm Vestar announced Tuesday it has acquired The Gateway. Read more »

Feb. 2, 2016

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US education official apologizes for poor judgment, behavior

A senior Education Department official apologized on Tuesday for what he acknowledged was poor judgment related to working on his side businesses with subordinates, failing to pay taxes on his... Read more »

Feb. 2, 2016

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UBS bank shares plunge as rich investors withdraw money

Swiss bank UBS saw its shares slide on Tuesday on news that investors had pulled billions out of its division serving wealthy clients — a token of the market turbulence that has shaken the... Read more »

Feb. 2, 2016

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Balancing act: After 14 years, it's time to say goodbye

For the last 14 years, a deadline for a new column has stared me in the face almost every week. Now, 18 years after my first day as a Deseret News employee, this is my last column. Read more »

Feb. 2, 2016

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Dave Ramsey says: Be diligent, budget to get through a layoff

The first thing I want you to do is take a step back and breathe. Yes, you guys just hit a big bump in the road, but the good news is you’re in pretty good shape financially to handle things... Read more »

Feb. 2, 2016

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Virgina-based energy giant to acquire Questar for $4.4B

Questar Corp. announced Monday it will be purchased by Virginia-based Dominion Resources Inc. for $4.4 billion. The combined company would serve about 2.5 million electric customers and 2.3 million... Read more »

Feb. 1, 2016

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