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Ask the Mompreneur: How to teach yourself what you need to know to run your business

There are a million things you need to learn as a business owner, in addition to the thing you’re really good at. You may be a superb butcher/baker/candlestick maker, but in order to survive... Read more »

Aug. 14, 2014

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Overstock adding more than 300 IT jobs

The Governor’s Office of Economic Development and Overstock.com announced the company will grow its employee base by bringing 333 additional jobs to Salt Lake County. The IT positions will be... Read more »

Aug. 14, 2014

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Park City Mountain Resort offers 'fair market' payment to continue operations

A court hearing has been set for Aug. 27 in the ongoing mediation between Park City Mountain Resort and Talisker Land Holdings. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2014

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Stores have a solid start to back-to-school season

The back-to-school shopping season is off to a promising start, but retailers may be sacrificing profit for sales. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2014

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Rocky Mountain Power earns high employee safety rankings

Rocky Mountain Power has been ranked No. 1 in safety in the country by the 2013 Edison Electric Institute’s Safety Survey. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2014

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GE in talks to sell historic appliance division

General Electric confirmed that it is considering the sale of its historic appliance division, part of its effort to focus on selling more complex and profitable industrial equipment. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2014

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NY Fed: US auto loans soar to highest in 8 years; fueled by increase in lending to risky borrowers

U.S. auto loans jumped to the highest level in eight years this spring, fueled by a big increase in lending to risky borrowers, according to a report Thursday by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2014

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NewLink Genetics: Ready to test Ebola vaccine

An Iowa drug developer is preparing to test a possible Ebola vaccine in humans, as scientists race to develop ways to prevent or fight a virus that has killed more than 1,000 people in a West... Read more »

Aug. 14, 2014

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Berkshire Hathaway stock tops $200,000

The stock price of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway topped $200,000 for the first time Thursday. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2014

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George Orwell rep accuses Amazon of doublespeak

The literary executor of George Orwell's estate is accusing Amazon.com of committing an Orwellian crime: doublespeak. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2014

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Shell sells shale gas rights in Louisiana, Wyoming for $2.1 billion

Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to sell drilling rights in shale formations in Louisiana and Wyoming for $2.1 billion in two transactions. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2014

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Wal-Mart cuts profit outlook against another quarter of sluggish sales

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. cut its annual profit outlook on Thursday as the world's largest retailer faced another quarter of sluggish sales and traffic declines. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2014

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Netflix goes for laughs with new stand-up specials

You can have Bill Cosby in the palm of your hand. And Jim Jefferies will tickle you at your discretion. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2014

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How Google and Facebook are helping the underprivileged — or not

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Two-thirds of the world's population don't have the Internet, and tech giants like Facebook and Google are attempting to change that by offering free Internet to remote countries and villages... Read more »

Aug. 13, 2014

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Google 'Street view' goes undersea to map reefs, wonders

It's easy to go online and get a 360-degree, ground-level view of almost any street in the United States and throughout the world. Soon, scientists hope people will be able to do the same with... Read more »

Aug. 13, 2014

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Perfect summer DIY projects

It happens every year: Summer seems to last forever, but then the end comes quickly enough to take everyone by surprise. Read more »

Aug. 13, 2014

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Flooding slows production at Detroit automakers

Record-setting rainfall in the Detroit area has slowed vehicle production, automakers said Tuesday. Read more »

Aug. 13, 2014

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Facade goes up on Park City Film Studios

The facade is up and roof beams were being placed for Park City Film Studios on Tuesday in Park City. Read more »

Aug. 12, 2014

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Dave Ramsey says: Credit freeze can help protect against identity theft

Putting a freeze on your credit report only provides partial protection against identity theft. I’d also recommend having a good identity theft protection program in place. Read more »

Aug. 12, 2014

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David Sturt and Todd Nordstrom: The hidden value at your corner Starbucks

Madaus and the Bubi Bottle are living proof of a recent study conducted by Forbes Insights, the O.C. Tanner Institute and the Cicero Group that found 72 percent of people who win awards for their... Read more »

Aug. 12, 2014

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US job openings in June hit 13-year-plus high

U.S. employers in June advertised the most monthly job openings in more than 13 years. Read more »

Aug. 12, 2014

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Wal-Mart's smartphone app: Try, try again

NEW YORK — Wal-Mart thought shoppers would jump at the opportunity to use a smartphone app to scan items they want to buy as they walk through store aisles. In theory, they could speed... Read more »

Aug. 12, 2014

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Marvel heroes and villains fight it out in Marvel Universe Live! show

Marvel Entertainment, which muscled into pop culture with comic books, TV cartoons and movies, is gambling on attracting new fans as it tackles 3-D — but forget the silly glasses. Read more »

Aug. 12, 2014

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Airport tests new way to avoid deadly bird strikes

When birds and planes collide, the results can be deadly. That's why airports around the world work hard to keep birds away, even resorting to shooting or poisoning large flocks. Read more »

Aug. 12, 2014

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Alta, snowboarders argue in federal court over access to resort

Alta's policy to keep anyone who uses the words "shred, rip or tear" off its slopes unfairly denies snowboarders access to some of best terrain in the Wasatch mountains, an attorney for a group who... Read more »

Aug. 11, 2014

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