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More than 1,700 FairPoint workers go on strike

Frustrated over a negotiating stalemate, more than 1,700 FairPoint Communications workers in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont went on strike Friday, with picket-wielding employees demanding that... Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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Housing recovery slowest since World War II, University of Utah report says

A new study from the Bureau of Economic and Business Research at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business found that the current housing cycle has shown the slowest recovery... Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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Will Apple Pay be the next iRevolution?

Apple's skinnier iPads and flashy big-screen iMac are sleek and stunning. But the tech giant is making a bigger strategic bet with next week's launch of Apple Pay — the mobile pay service... Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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Utah jobless rate stays steady at 3.5 percent

September’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate registered 3.5 percent, virtually no change from the prior month. Utah’s current employment level registered at 1,349,700. Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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UTA to seek feedback on proposed 2015 budget

The Utah Transit Authority’s proposed 2015 budget will be available for review and comment beginning Oct. 23. Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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Statement released on proposed road work in Sunset, Clinton

The Utah Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration have announced the availability of a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for proposed transportation improvements at 1800 North (state Route 37) in Sunset... Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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Pioneer Valley Hospital announces name change

Pioneer Valley Hospital in West Valley City has announced a change to its name and upgrades to the facility. Read more »

Oct. 16, 2014

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Falling oil prices shake up global economies

A sudden plunge in the price of oil is sending economic and political shockwaves around the world. Oil exporting countries are bracing for potentially crippling budget shortfalls and importing... Read more »

Oct. 16, 2014

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Apple live: iPad Air 2, Apple Pay, new Macs debut

Apple unveiled a thinner iPad Thursday with a faster processor and a better camera as it tries to drive excitement for tablets amid slowing demand. Read more »

Oct. 16, 2014

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General Dynamics hosting job fairs for customer service positions

General Dynamics Information Technology is hosting daily job fairs to hire temporary customer service representatives. Read more »

Oct. 16, 2014

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US factory output rises 0.5 percent in September

U.S. manufacturing output rose in September, led by gains for aerospace products, furniture, clothing and plastics. Read more »

Oct. 16, 2014

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Philip Morris Int'l 3Q profit falls 8 percent

Philip Morris International's third-quarter profit dropped 8 percent as cigarette sales fell in the overseas markets that it serves and it was hurt by foreign exchange rates for the U.S. dollar. Read more »

Oct. 16, 2014

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Confidence among US homebuilders slips in October

U.S. homebuilders' confidence fell in October after four months of gains which had pushed the indicator to the highest point in nine years. Read more »

Oct. 16, 2014

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Netflix shares sink on subscriber woes

Netflix Inc. shares sank Thursday on slower subscriber growth and fears of increased competition ahead. Read more »

Oct. 16, 2014

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Amazon hires 80K seasonal holiday workers

Amazon is hiring 80,000 seasonal workers for its distribution centers as it looks to improve its shipping efficiency during the crucial holiday season. Read more »

Oct. 16, 2014

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Chrysler recalling nearly 907,000 cars, SUVs

Nearly 907,000 Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep SUVs and cars are being recalled for alternators that can fail and heated power mirror wiring that can short and cause minor fires. Read more »

Oct. 16, 2014

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Delta's 3Q profit falls on one-time items

Delta Air Lines Inc. said Thursday that third-quarter profit fell 74 percent on one-time costs such as retiring older planes, although the results excluding those items beat expectations. Read more »

Oct. 16, 2014

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CBS debuts stand-alone streaming service

CBS is jumping on the cord-cutting bandwagon, launching a stand-alone digital streaming service for $5.99 a month that will offer subscribers access to its current and older shows. Read more »

Oct. 16, 2014

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Japan trade minister questioned on political funds

Japan's trade minister was peppered with questions in parliament Thursday over possible violations of election laws, in the latest scandal involving female members of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's... Read more »

Oct. 16, 2014

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US jobless aid applications fall to 14-year low

The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid dropped to the lowest level in 14 years last week, the latest signal that companies are cutting fewer workers and hiring could remain healthy. Read more »

Oct. 16, 2014

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Wal-Mart cuts sales outlook amid tough economy

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. cut its revenue outlook for its current fiscal year as it announced it is scaling back its expansion plans for its supercenters next year and stepping up investments in its... Read more »

Oct. 15, 2014

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Group calls on UTA to improve transit

While Utah’s transit system is growing and improving, service could still be enhanced for those who need it most. That was the message conveyed to state lawmakers Wednesday by members of the... Read more »

Oct. 15, 2014

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Davis Applied Technology College to host job fair

Davis Applied Technology College will host its ninth annual job fair next week for job seekers. Read more »

Oct. 15, 2014

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Millennials may do career and home life differently, but they have the same goals

Millennials are breaking tradition by purchasing less homes and finishing more school, but their end goals aren’t all that different from their parents'. Read more »

Oct. 15, 2014

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