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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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University of Utah won't get rid of fossil-fuel investments

The University of Utah board of trustees is rebuffing a push to get rid of the school's investments associated with fossil fuels. Read more »

July 6, 2016

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French diplomat says 'Brexit' won't hurt trade with Utah

French Consul General Emmanuel Lebrun-Damiens Tuesday addressed an audience of local business people at the offices of World Trade Center Utah, lauding existing economic development possibilities... Read more »

July 5, 2016

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Michelle Singletary: A financial spin on The Game of Life

Parents are often looking for ways to teach their children to be good money managers. Michelle Singletary suggests a version of The Game of Life. Read more »

July 5, 2016

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Photos: 5 local chefs compete to represent Utah in Great American Seafood Cook-off

Five chefs showcase their best seafood dish with the hopes of winning a chance to represent Utah at the 2016 Great American Seafood Cook-off in New Orleans. Read more »

July 5, 2016

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Dave Ramsey: Stopping the family guilt trips

By consistently giving or loaning your parents money, you’ve lost respect for them in the process. The relationship has become strained, and that’s a tough thing for anyone to deal with... Read more »

July 5, 2016

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For some, learning money management is complicated and foreign

Salt Lake County Library Services offers a free financial literacy program called the Family Prosperity Initiative designed to help refugees, immigrants and others better understand money matters. Read more »

July 4, 2016

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Capture it: The 10 best cameras for summer travel and family activities

From graduations and senior trips to vacations and backyard barbecues, summer is the time when memories are made — and recorded. Read more »

July 4, 2016

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Hot weather can mean high energy costs, but it doesn’t have to

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Hot weather can mean high energy costs as people across the country struggle to stay cool. Here are some ideas to beat the heat without breaking the bank. Read more »

July 3, 2016

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Here's why low income families struggle to pay auto insurance

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Those judged to be of lower economic status pay higher auto insurances rates, according to a Consumer Federation of America study. Read more »

July 3, 2016

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Why Provo is on 'brink' of 'very, very good things'

Provo officials hosted a town hall meeting this week and discussed plans to increase the number of retailers in the city through upgrading four existing shopping centers. Read more »

July 3, 2016

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When the neighborhood is owned by billion-dollar companies

Many of the single-family homes in the Piedmont Park neighborhood of Apopka, Florida, used to be owned by families — the Vargases and the Townes, the Pierces and the Riddles. Now, they're... Read more »

July 3, 2016

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A week after British vote, markets take stock

A week after Britain's shocking vote to leave the European Union, markets seem to have pushed the pause button. Read more »

July 3, 2016

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How to get your kids to provide long-term care for you when you need it most

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Millennials show a willingness to help out their parents as caregivers in more ways than one. Sometimes, the parents just have to communicate this. Read more »

July 3, 2016

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The adult coloring book craze gets another boost from this 1990s artist

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Around 12 million adult coloring books were sold last year, according to industry research. Read more »

July 3, 2016

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Spectacular Dugout Ranch: Cows plus science

The Dugout Ranch still has its spectacular world-renowned beauty, but it isn't quite the same as it was when Heidi Redd first saddled up a half-century ago. She now rides herd on a ranch that's... Read more »

July 2, 2016

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Chicago park defender battles 'Star Wars' creator George Lucas and wins

The head of a small nonprofit that stood its ground and blocked "Star Wars" creator George Lucas' private museum. Read more »

July 2, 2016

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Apple sued in China over showing of war film from the 1990s

Apple is being sued by a subsidiary of China's broadcasting regulator over a propaganda film more than 20 years old, in the latest legal wrangling for the tech giant in China in recent weeks. Read more »

July 2, 2016

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Uber changes pricing model and scheduling options

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Uber's recent changes include more exact pricing, an ability to schedule rides ahead of time and new music options. Read more »

July 2, 2016

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Dickey's files federal lawsuit in 'toxic tea' incident

A $5 million federal lawsuit was filed Thursday in connection with the "toxic tea" incident at Dickey's Barbecue Pit that left a 67-year-old South Jordan woman with severe injuries in 2014. Read more »

July 1, 2016

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Department of Labor commissioner steps down

After serving for10 years as a member of the governor's Cabinet, Sherrie Hayashi, commissioner of the Utah Department of Labor, is stepping down to accept a position as the director of the... Read more »

June 30, 2016

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Nike co-founder Phil Knight retires from board

Nike said Thursday that its co-founder and chairman Phil Knight has retired from its board and CEO Mark Parker has been named the new chairman. Read more »

June 30, 2016

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Jurors say judge in Jeremy Johnson case had bias against defense

Convicted businessman Jeremy Johnson claims in new court filings that a federal judge's comments and demeanor during his trial affected jurors' ability to be impartial. Read more »

June 30, 2016

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The Best Cars for Summer Family Road Trips

Story by graphiq about best summer cars for family road trips Read more »

June 30, 2016

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Community leaders share growth strategies along Wasatch Front

More than 600 political, community and business leaders joined policymakers and advocacy groups to discuss strategies to improve quality of life for Utahns along the Wasatch Front. Read more »

June 29, 2016

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Utahns' confidence in the state economy is increasing, survey says

The economy in Utah is flourishing, according to an economic consultant. And a new survey shows that Utahns are feeling quite confident about the state's current economy. Read more »

June 29, 2016

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Millennials are sparking the next housing boom

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Millennials want to buy homes but can't for reasons such as affordability. Read more »

June 29, 2016

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Volkswagen settles emissions-cheating cases for up to $15.3 billion

Volkswagen will spend up to $15.3 billion to settle consumer lawsuits and government allegations that it cheated on emissions tests. The settlement will be disbursed to nearly 8,000 Utah car owners. Read more »

June 28, 2016

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How Amazon's Dash buttons can thwart smart shopping

Amazon is expanding its lineup of Dash buttons, its "Jetsons"-style devices that let you reorder a particular product with a single touch. The online retailer says the buttons offer "quick and... Read more »

June 28, 2016

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Dave Ramsey: Navigating the line between generosity and overspending

If you just say you’re going to give away your whole income and let the government support you at the expense of your family, that’s not biblical. And it’s not a wise way to live... Read more »

June 28, 2016

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Allegiant Air adding flights from Provo to San Diego

Allegiant Air announced Tuesday it is adding nonstop flights from Provo to San Diego, California. One-way fares for the flight will begin at $45. Read more »

June 28, 2016

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Watch the final test for the Orbital ATK, NASA Mars solid rocket booster

Orbital ATK and NASA completed the final test for the QM-2, the last full-scale ground test of the solid rocket booster motor. It was the last test before the NASA Space Launch System’s first... Read more »

June 28, 2016

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Volkswagen settles emissions-cheating cases for over $15B

Volkswagen will spend more than $15 billion to settle consumer lawsuits and government allegations that it cheated on emissions tests in what lawyers are calling the largest auto-related... Read more »

June 28, 2016

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'Avatar' mobile game landing ahead of film sequels

Before moviegoers return to Pandora, they'll be able visit the exotic alien world from "Avatar" on their smartphones. Read more »

June 28, 2016

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US economy grew at slightly faster 1.1 percent in Q1

The U.S. economy grew slightly faster at the start of the year than previously estimated, even though consumer spending posted the smallest gain in two years. Read more »

June 28, 2016

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US home prices climb in April; 7 cities set new records

U.S. home prices scaled new heights in April, with seven cities — including Boston, Charlotte, Portland, San Francisco and Seattle — setting record highs. Read more »

June 28, 2016

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Tesla wants to be the ultimate sustainable energy company, but investors aren't so sure

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Tesla Motors wants SolarCity so it can be the best company in sustainable, clean energy, but stockholders and investors aren't so sure they want this deal. Read more »

June 28, 2016

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Photos: Ad firm encouraging employees to be cool

Richter7's Samantha Kiser smiles as she uses a pair of scissors to turn Jim Faulkner's pants into shorts in Salt Lake City on Monday Read more »

June 27, 2016

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Gap between Salt Lake renters, owners has grown over past decade

An analysis by The Associated Press shows a growing gap between Salt Lake homeowners and renters in the decade since the American housing market peaked and then crashed. Read more »

June 27, 2016

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Obama administration decries judge’s ruling in Utah fracking case

The Obama administration last week decried a ruling by a federal judge that blocks rules for hydraulic fracturing, saying the decision prevents regulators from using “21st-century... Read more »

June 27, 2016

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Stocks, pound fall again due to UK vote uncertainty

Financial and materials companies led U.S. stocks sharply lower in morning trading Monday following another slide in European markets as investors grappled with the fallout of Britain's vote to... Read more »

June 27, 2016

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South Jordan presents Harmons with Corporate Citizen Award

South Jordan presented Harmons with its Corporate Citizen Award during a ceremony Monday at the Gale Center Museum 10300 S. Beckstead Lane. Read more »

June 27, 2016

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Asian stocks mixed as markets await Brexit fallout

Japanese and Chinese stocks rose Monday but other Asian markets declined, crude prices fell further and U.S. shares appeared headed for a lower opening as jittery traders watched for more fallout... Read more »

June 26, 2016

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Costco begins new credit card agreement

Costco switches from American Express to Visa credit card accounts for its customers. Read more »

June 25, 2016

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What Costco shoppers should know about the American Express-to-Visa switch

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Costco's new deal with Visa, effective Monday, has numerous benefits for cardholders, such as 4 percent back on gasoline purchases. Read more »

June 25, 2016

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Renovation Solutions: Tips for choosing an exterior paint color for your house

Be thoughtful and proactive about choosing an exterior paint color for your house. Read more »

June 24, 2016

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