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UTA approves funding for Provo-Orem bus rapid transit system

The Utah Transit Authority board of trustees Friday approved the funding necessary to support the development of a Transportation Improvement Project in Utah County. UTA and UDOT are proposing to... Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Board of Regents approves 5 new graduate programs at UVU

The Utah State Board of Regents on Friday reviewed and approved plans for five new master’s degree programs at Utah Valley University. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Route 66 becoming green with charging stations, solar panels

Route 66, the historic U.S. highway made famous for attracting gas-guzzling Chevrolet Bel Airs and 1957 Cadillacs traveling from Chicago to Los Angeles, is turning green. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Mother upset about family's close call in carriage crash at Thanksgiving Point

Nichole Jones says she feels extremely lucky that she and her children were not seriously injured in a carriage ride crash Wednesday afternoon at Thanksgiving Point. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Clearfield community pitches in to restore deployed airman's wrecked car

When an airman's car was totaled while he was deployed in Afghanistan, the community of Clearfield decided to pitch in and help restore the vehicle. Read more »

July 14, 2016

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Photos: Blacksmiths forge new relationships at Fairpark conference

Aaron Bushey, of Tahoe City, California, heats metal in a forge at the Artist-Blacksmith's Association of North America conference at the Utah State Fairpark in Salt Lake City on Thursday. Read more »

July 14, 2016

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SLC hires new golf director to supervise $8M budget

Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski announced Dan Dent, 50, as the city’s next golf program director. He takes over the position most recently occupied by Dave Terry who held the post from... Read more »

July 14, 2016

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Photos: Utah O Games offers bragging rights, team-building

Kyle Koon, Seth Dickson, and Todd Westra play on a oversize foosball table Thursday during the third annual Utah O Games at the South Towne Expo Center in Sandy. Read more »

July 14, 2016

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Utah ranked No. 1 state for business

Utah was ranked the No. 1 state for business by CNBC. The rankings were determined using official state data as well as business and policy experts to assign scores for a variety of 10 categories. Read more »

July 13, 2016

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Park City residents: 'We are a town, not a trademark'

An estimated 250 protesters gathered outside City Hall on Wednesday as the CEO of Vail Resort arrived for a closed-door meeting about the company's effort to legally claim the name Park City. Read more »

July 13, 2016

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What to do if your hoverboard is among the half million recalled

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Half a million hoverboards have been recalled for fire risk reasons, after months of reported problems and expressed concerns. And more recalls may be in the future. Read more »

July 13, 2016

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Millennials not as job-hopping as thought

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Studies have found that millennials want job security a lot more than pop culture would have one think. Read more »

July 13, 2016

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Exhibit features furniture from trees destroyed during storm

Furniture designer Harold Greene grew up making toys out of reclaimed scraps of wood in his Southern California neighborhood. Read more »

July 13, 2016

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United writes off $412 million after losing Newark bulwark

Losing near-monopoly control over Newark Liberty International Airport is going to cost United Airlines $412 million, or $264 million after taxes. Read more »

July 13, 2016

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New York experiments with tiny "micro" apartments

New York City's first "micro" apartment complex is open for business, challenging the limits of minimalist living. What the tiny dwellings lack in square footage, they try to make up for in amenities. Read more »

July 13, 2016

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Stocks edging up on Wall Street in early morning trading

Stocks are edging up on Wall Street in early morning trading Wednesday after setting records the last few days. Utility companies are making the largest gains while energy companies fall with the... Read more »

July 13, 2016

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Fact sheet: 2016 Nissan Sentra

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July 13, 2016

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Businesses try to keep calm amid uncertainty of Brexit vote

Britain's vote to leave the European Union is already taking a toll on some small U.S. businesses, with canceled tour bookings in New York and U.K. retailers cutting back their orders from... Read more »

July 13, 2016

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Stocks mostly lower on Wall Street in morning trading

Stocks are mostly lower on Wall Street in morning trading Wednesday after setting records the last few days. Energy companies are falling sharply along with the price of oil. Utility companies,... Read more »

July 13, 2016

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Michelle Singletary: Summer jobs for kids are valuable teaching moments

All of Michelle Singletary's children have summer jobs, and she plans to use the opportunity to teach them about money and work. Read more »

July 12, 2016

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Dave Ramsey says: Larger families need to budget wisely

Larger families need to budget because having a lot of children doesn’t give you an excuse to live out of control or mean that living out of control without a plan is the definition of success. Read more »

July 12, 2016

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A new sign of the times in Park City™?

A trademark symbol is seen next to the “PC” in Park City on Tuesday. Read more »

July 12, 2016

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Utah lawmakers to consider $10M for new arena at state fairgrounds

State lawmakers will consider Wednesday whether to spend $10 million to build a stadium at the Utah State Fairpark to give the Days of '47 Rodeo a permanent home and hold other events to revitalize... Read more »

July 12, 2016

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Public comment period opens for proposed transportation plan

The Wasatch Front Regional Council released for public comment the draft 2017-2022 Transportation Improvement Program, totaling more than $4.3 billion in transportation investments. The plan... Read more »

July 12, 2016

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Utah gas prices dip, but still 12th highest in the country

Utah’s drivers saw gasoline price rise in April and May, before leveling out in June. This month, the average fuel price in Utah — $2.33 a gallon — is the 12th highest in the... Read more »

July 12, 2016

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New report says most job growth since recession has gone to highly educated

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Only about 1 percent of jobs created after the recession went to those without any level of college education. Read more »

July 12, 2016

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Feds seek $1.6M from contractor for fighting 2012 Alpine fire

The federal government wants $1.6 million from a Utah County construction company to cover suppression costs for a wildfire that a track hoe operator sparked in Alpine four years ago. Read more »

July 12, 2016

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What to expect as May starts untangling the UK from the EU

Home Secretary Theresa May is set to become Britain's new prime minister Wednesday when David Cameron steps down after six years at 10 Downing Street because of his defeat in the country's... Read more »

July 12, 2016

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US wholesale inventories up 0.1 percent in May

U.S. wholesale businesses increased their stockpiles by a modest amount in May while growth in their sales slowed slightly. Read more »

July 12, 2016

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Refugees get around town easier thanks to donated bicycles

Residents in a Sandy neighborhood donated more than 50 bicycles to recent refugees, giving them transportation to get around easier. Read more »

July 11, 2016

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IM Flash to lay off 7% of Utah workforce

Lehi-based IM Flash — a joint venture between Micron and Intel — said Monday the company will cut about 7 percent of its workforce, or about 130 positions out of about 1,850 positions... Read more »

July 11, 2016

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Special session on tap for $17 million Fairpark stadium

Gov. Gary Herbert called a special session for Wednesday so lawmakers can decide if the state will spend $10 million for a new stadium at the Utah State Fairpark. Other issues including toughening... Read more »

July 11, 2016

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Rep. Jason Chaffetz introduces bill to manage central Wasatch Mountains

A hard-fought comprise on conservation, preservation and future development of the central Wasatch Mountains' most popular and critical recreation areas could become federal law. Read more »

July 11, 2016

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Burberry names Gobbetti as new CEO to replace Bailey

Burberry PLC replaced Christopher Bailey as its CEO on Monday, ending the project of having him both lead the fashion house and serve as its chief creative officer. Read more »

July 11, 2016

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Paid parental leave wanted for both genders, Americans say

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Paid parental leave for both genders isn't as available as many would like it to be, and it's risen in notice to the point of being a campaign issue. Read more »

July 11, 2016

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Women more likely than men to face poverty during retirement

During their working years, women tend to earn less than men, and when they retire, they're more likely to live in poverty. Read more »

July 10, 2016

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This Is the Place park offers more than Mormon heritage

One of the greatest but little-known stories about Utah history is now a big part of This Is the Place Heritage Park. Read more »

July 10, 2016

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Japan's ruling coalition wins election, promises revival

Japan's ruling coalition was a clear winner in Sunday's parliamentary elections, preliminary results and Japanese media exit polls indicated, paving the way for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to push... Read more »

July 10, 2016

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Are millennials not taking stock in the stock market?

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Many millennials aren't investing in the stock market, mainly out of a lack or funds or understanding of how it works. Read more »

July 10, 2016

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Hostess is going public what you need to know

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Hostess Brands has sold a majority stake in its company to investment firm Gores Group, as the company continues to try adapting to a world where processed sugar is frowned upon. Read more »

July 10, 2016

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Do you eat lunch at your desk? Better question, should you?

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About 6 out of 10 Americans eat their lunch at their desk. Has efficiency gone too far? Read more »

July 10, 2016

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Park City trademark battle: Mayor says ski resort won't put its promises in writing

The debate over trademarking the name "Park City" continues as Vail Resorts and Park City leaders struggle to reach an agreement. Read more »

July 8, 2016

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Trump hats show challenge of proving products are USA made

Donald Trump's "Make America Great Again" hats proudly tout they are "Made in USA." Not necessarily always the case, an Associated Press review found. Read more »

July 8, 2016

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Evidence of British economic downturn piling up

The evidence is growing — Britain's decision to leave the European Union is already hitting the economy. Read more »

July 8, 2016

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Peterborough: Brexit, migrants and the last English pub left

The flag of St. George, a dartboard and a plaque honoring British soldiers killed in World War II adorn the walls of the Hand and Heart, the only pub left in one of Peterborough's most... Read more »

July 8, 2016

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Consumer Reports: Samsung phone not actually water resistant

Consumer Reports says a Samsung phone that's advertised as being "water resistant" actually isn't. Read more »

July 8, 2016

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How women can help each other succeed in the office

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Are catty, unsociable women a problem for working women? And if so, what is the solution for a better workplace for women? Read more »

July 8, 2016

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Average US 30-year mortgage rate falls to new 2016 lows

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week to the lowest level since May 2013, driven down by financial tumult in Europe. Read more »

July 7, 2016

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US gives tentative OK to flights to Cuba from 10 US cities

Scheduled commercial airline service to Havana from 10 American cities won tentative government approval Thursday, advancing President Barack Obama's effort to normalize relations with Cuba. Read more »

July 7, 2016

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Family-owned Boyle Appliance has been in Ogden for 160 years

An Ogden small business that opened its doors five years before the Civil War started is still open and thriving — and there's probably not an adjective out there to describe how unusual that... Read more »

July 6, 2016

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