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Advocates: High court signals it won't stop $15 minimum wage

The U.S. Supreme Court weighed in for the first time Monday on a $15-an-hour minimum wage, signaling it does not plan to stop the movement that is spreading across the nation, worker advocates say. Read more »

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Kaysville CPA charged with tax evasion

A Kaysville certified public accountant faces federal charges for tax evasion and failing to pay personal income tax totaling more than $153,000. Read more »

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Sinclair celebrates a century in business

The Sinclair Oil Corp. has endured some of the nation’s most challenging economic times to hold its current place among the more successful petroleum producers in American history. The... Read more »

April 30, 2016

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Yahoo CEO could get $55M in severance pay in potential sale

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will walk away with a $55 million severance package if the company's auction of its Internet operations culminates in a sale that ousts her from her job. Read more »

April 29, 2016

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Exxon sees smallest profit in 16 years, Chevron posts loss

Motorists are saving billions on cheaper gasoline, but the long slump in oil prices is taking a heavy toll on companies that find and produce crude. Read more »

April 29, 2016

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Work-life thought leader to address U. graduates

Anne-Marie Slaughter, a Princeton professor, foreign policy expert and work-life balance thought leader, will deliver the University of Utah’s general commencement address on Thursday, May 5,... Read more »

April 29, 2016

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Oculus Rift delays flatten virtual-reality fan fervor

Virtual reality, oddly enough, isn't immune to the problems that arise in practical reality. Just ask would-be fans of the Oculus Rift headset, many — possibly most — of whom are still... Read more »

April 29, 2016

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Brewvies wants judge to stop DABC from enforcing Utah obscenity law

Brewvies Cinema Pub wants a federal judge to stop the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control from taking any action against the theater for allegedly violating a state obscenity law. Read more »

April 29, 2016

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Fortune reports: BYU's cybersecurity team makes up more than half of women represented at championship

In an industry dominated by men, four LDS women helped their team win second place at the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Championship, the "Olympics of college-level cyber defense." Read more »

April 29, 2016

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Why volunteer work is good for businesses

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Some companies are finding ways to incorporate volunteerism into their workplace, including offering volunteer time as a benefit. Here's how they are helping their own business, their employees and... Read more »

April 29, 2016

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Police: Man who stole pricey guitars from two Utah stores arrested, instruments recovered

A man allegedly responsible for the theft of two pricey guitars this week from different stores was arrested Thursday and the instruments were recovered, police said. Read more »

April 28, 2016

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Gov. Herbert met with lobbyists to ask for fundraising help in primary

Gov. Gary Herbert held a breakfast meeting with lobbyists to seek their help raising money for his primary election race but told them it was "not a quid pro quo situation," his campaign manager,... Read more »

April 28, 2016

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Local entrepreneurs learn advantages of crowdfunding

About 300 entrepreneurs spent Thursday trying to learn what it would take to attract the financial interest necessary to help make their enterprise the next great Utah success story. They attended... Read more »

April 28, 2016

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US economy struggles at start of election year

It was not a great start for the U.S. economy. Read more »

April 28, 2016

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Southwest, Delta tangle over whether to cut or raise fares

No one should blame consumers for being perplexed by airfares — even the airlines themselves can seem confused at times. Read more »

April 28, 2016

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Questar CEO to retire upon close of Dominion Resources merger

Questar Corp.’s board of directors has announced Chairman Ronald W. Jibson intends to retire upon the completion of the company’s merger with Dominion. Read more »

April 28, 2016

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Fiat Chrysler, Google in partnership talks

Fiat Chrysler and Google's self-driving car project are in advanced talks to form a technical partnership. Read more »

April 28, 2016

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Nationwide settlement with Pfizer nets Utah $648K

Utah will get $648,000 as part of a multimillion dollar nationwide settlement with Wyeth Pharmaceuticals over allegations of underpaying rebates in a Medicaid drug program. Read more »

April 28, 2016

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6 ways to support your family financially after death

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No one wants to think about kicking the bucket, but putting your financial affairs in order can save your family from a lot of extra grief in the event of your death. Read more »

April 28, 2016

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FBI says it won't disclose how it accessed locked iPhone

The FBI said Wednesday that it will not publicly disclose the method that allowed it to break into a locked iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino attackers, noting the agency lacks enough... Read more »

April 27, 2016

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Global business leader to keynote SLCC commencement

Gretchen W. McClain, a global business leader, will deliver the keynote address during Salt Lake Community College’s commencement on Friday, May 6, at 9:30 a.m. at the Maverik Center in West... Read more »

April 27, 2016

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Streaming services give the music industry a second wind

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Music streaming services generated more revenue last year than any other medium, including digital downloads. Here's how they are helping to keep the recording industry afloat. Read more »

April 27, 2016

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Michelle Singletary: What you can learn from your tax return

Whether you paid a professional to do your taxes or you did it yourself, don't breathe out just yet. Now's the time to start preparing for next year's tax season. Read more »

April 27, 2016

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Dave Ramsey says: When to buy a better car

I want you to save up cash and get a really nice, barely used car. I never advise buying a brand-new car unless you have a net worth of at least $1 million. Read more »

April 27, 2016

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Larry H. Miller employees give back to the community

Employees of the Larry H. Miller Group of Companies work at This Is the Place Heritage Park on Tuesday during the company's annual Day of Service. Read more »

April 26, 2016

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Contentious politics, rising gas prices impact consumer confidence, report says

The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index decreased 6.4 points to 109 in April. Despite the declines, the index sits 3.4 points higher than a year ago. In comparison, the national Consumer... Read more »

April 26, 2016

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Democratic A.G. candidate says Reyes could have prevented Brewvies lawsuit

A Democratic attorney general candidate says the Utah Attorney General's Office could have prevented a lawsuit Brewvies Cinema Pub filed against the state alcohol control agency. Read more »

April 26, 2016

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Fewer breezes led to less wind power generation in West last year

Wind power generation had its smallest increase in 16 years due to less intense wind speeds in Utah and eight other Western states in the country. Even though wind generation capacity jumped by 13... Read more »

April 26, 2016

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How much did people spend on cars the year you were born?

Whether it’s the car you learned to drive on, the first car you bought, or the well-kept classic that still gleams in your garage, that memory is likely one that you will hold fondly for the... Read more »

April 26, 2016

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AP Interview: Saudi prince unveils plans to welcome tourists

Saudi Arabia has plans to issue select visas to welcome tens of thousands of tourists a year as part of a sweeping national reform plan aimed at showcasing the country's rich heritage, including... Read more »

April 26, 2016

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AP Explains: GOP battles bailout perception on Puerto Rico

Debt-ridden Puerto Rico faces a $422 million bond payment deadline Sunday with no sign Congress will act in time to help. Read more »

April 26, 2016

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US home prices rise at solid pace, even with flat sales

U.S. home prices continued their steady upward march in February as buyers competed for a limited number of available properties. Read more »

April 26, 2016

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Appliance trends: Show focuses on colors, cooking times

Whether you're Paleo, vegan or something in between, today's luxury kitchen appliances are designed to let you individualize everything from color to cooking method. Read more »

April 26, 2016

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US consumer confidence slips in April

U.S. consumers were feeling a little less confident in April even though the stock market was rebounding from its February lows. Read more »

April 26, 2016

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doTERRA letter informs customers of possible data breach

A letter sent to customers and Wellness Advocates from doTERRA, the Utah-based essential oil company, is warning an apparent data breach last month may have compromised their personal information. Read more »

April 25, 2016

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Danger in a small package: Laundry pod poisonings on the rise, study shows

Parents love them for their convenience. Manufacturers know they’re a hit. But experts are saying that the brightly colored laundry detergent pods flying off the shelves are a danger to... Read more »

April 25, 2016

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Prosecutors say Jeremy Johnson could spend nearly 34 years in prison

Federal prosecutors want a judge to put convicted internet marketer Jeremy Johnson behind bars for as much as nearly 34 years for making false statements to a bank. Read more »

April 25, 2016

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New vistas open up at small businesses that use drones

That drone flying around a suburban house might not belong to a wannabe pilot — it may be a tool that's become indispensable for a small business. Read more »

April 24, 2016

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Airport donates 1,000 pounds of food monthly to Salt Lake City Mission

Every month, about 1,000 pounds of food items are donated from the Salt Lake City International Airport by HMSHost to benefit the Salt Lake City Mission. The effort is part of the HMSHost's... Read more »

April 22, 2016

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Port Authority to Newark on Uber deal: Not so fast

A tentative deal between Newark, New Jersey, and ride-hailing company Uber has hit a roadblock. Read more »

April 22, 2016

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Deseret News winners named in regional Top of the Rockies contest

The Deseret News claimed 11 wins, including five first-place finishes, in this year's Top of the Rockies regional journalism contest. Read more »

April 22, 2016

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Contractor agrees to replace illegally cut Big Cottonwood trees

A contractor who illegally cut down dozens of trees in Big Cottonwood Canyon last summer has agreed to replace all of the destroyed trees and then some. Read more »

April 22, 2016

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Draper barber retires after 59 years

After nearly six decades, a Utah barber is putting down the scissors. Rex Rogers opened Rex's Barber Shop on Fort Street back in 1957. Read more »

April 22, 2016

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How to take the stress out of homebuying

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Shopping for a home is one of the most nerve-wracking tasks there is. A few well-chosen strategies can ratchet down the stress. Read more »

April 22, 2016

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Cabela's opens Farmington store

Outdoor retailer Cabela's opened its second Utah location Thursday in Farmington. Read more »

April 21, 2016

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Construction workers discover bones during U. renovation project

Construction workers on Wednesday discovered some bones at the original university library, which is undergoing a major renovation. But it's not a crime scene, so anthropologists have been called... Read more »

April 21, 2016

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Why the U.S. and Saudi Arabia need each other, despite growing differences

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Saudi Arabia may be the greatest holder of U.S. debt, and with a Senate bill that implicates the kingdom in the 9/11 attacks, the Saudis are threatening economic repercussions. Read more »

April 21, 2016

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Comcast customers won't need cable box with upcoming apps

Comcast says later this year you won't need a cable box to watch cable as the company follows its rivals in offering TV-watching apps. Read more »

April 20, 2016

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Salt Lake County sues Volkswagen for alleged air pollution violations

Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill filed a civil lawsuit Wednesday against auto giant Volkswagen for allegedly polluting Salt Lake County's air. Read more »

April 20, 2016

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One year ago: The 20 women we recommended to appear on the $20 bill

Harriet Tubman will soon appear on the $20 bill, sources say. Read more »

April 20, 2016

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