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Renewable energy advocates decry proposed surcharge for solar panels

Advocates for renewable energy gathered at Congregation Kol Ami Wednesday to urge the Utah Public Service Commission not to approve a $4.65 monthly surcharge that Rocky Mountain Power has proposed... Read more »

July 23, 2014

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The Gateway adding new dining concept

The managers of The Gateway have announced an new restaurant will be opening next month. Retail Properties of America Inc. said Wednesday that a new "supper club" restaurant concept, DOPO, will... Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Batman's true mission: The search for familial stability

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To celebrate the 75 year anniversary of the creation of Batman, DC Comics has declared July 23 Batman Day. Read more »

July 23, 2014

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NYC official: Thieves got into 1,000 StubHub accounts

The Manhattan district attorney says six people have been indicted in an international ring that managed to take over more than 1,000 StubHub users' accounts and fraudulently buy tickets to such... Read more »

July 23, 2014

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US economy, though sluggish, may now be sturdier

Out of a seemingly hollow recovery from the Great Recession, a more durable if still slow-growing U.S. economy has emerged. Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Fair Trade brings big sales and a clear conscience

Brooklyn Roasting Co. has a booming business based on helping people thousands of miles away. Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Get paid for posts? Social networking's new twist

Facebook and most other social networks are built on the premise that just about everything should be shared —except the money those posts produce. Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Overstock employees ride bicycles to work to help clear air

Overstock.com employees rode their bikes to work Wednesday as part of Utah's Clear the Air Challenge, in which Utahns take alternative transportation to avoid driving vehicles in summer when air... Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Retail trade group reduces annual sales forecast

The nation's largest retail trade group is paring its annual sales forecast because of slower-than-expected growth during the first half of the year tied to winter storms and lingering economic woes. Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Commercial jets push Boeing profits up 52 percent

Increased production of passenger jets helped push up Boeing's profit by 52 percent in the second quarter, topping Wall Street's expectations. Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Oil stays above $102 amid Gaza peace efforts

The price of oil inched further above $102 a barrel Wednesday amid a new push for a cease-fire between Israel and Palestine and after Europe imposed additional sanctions on Russia that fell short... Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Ultra high definition TVs boost LG Display profit

LG Display Co. said profit for the April-June quarter more than doubled as a stronger won reduced the value of its foreign debt and the World Cup boosted demand for ultra-high-definition TVs. Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Review: Amazon Fire offers new ways to use phones

What I find fascinating about Amazon's Fire phone isn't the gizmos such as the 3-D imagery or the camera scanner that helps you get more information about products. Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Airlines scrap Israel flights over missile fear

Two U.S. airlines cancelled all flights to Israel until further notice, after a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport. Read more »

July 22, 2014

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Parks visitors spent $596M in Utah last year

A new report by the National Park Service and U.S. Geological Survey details that 273 million visitors spent $14.6 billion in 2013. In Utah, national parks and monuments hosted 9 million visitors... Read more »

July 22, 2014

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Protesters from across U.S. arrested at Utah tar sands mine

Twenty-one people from 10 states were arrested Monday during a protest that "became physical" at a controversial tar sands mine in northeastern Utah, according to the Uintah County Sheriff's Office. Read more »

July 22, 2014

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David Sturt and Todd Nordstrom: Europeans like vacations, Americans like work… Or do they?

Can you really be a productive employee if you want to take three full weeks off? Americans like to work…a lot. We, however, just don’t like the work we do, or who we do it for. Maybe... Read more »

July 22, 2014

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Credit Suisse in steep loss after US tax case

Credit Suisse, Switzerland's second-biggest bank, posted a second-quarter net loss of 700 million Swiss francs ($779 million) Tuesday after paying the largest penalty ever imposed in a U.S.... Read more »

July 22, 2014

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Contrarian's case: Why US could dip into recession

Just as the U.S. economy is strengthening, other countries are threatening to drag it down. Read more »

July 22, 2014

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'X-Men' virtual reality experience coming to Comic-Con

Comic-Con attendees will have a once-in-a-lifetime chance to enter the mind of Professor X. Read more »

July 22, 2014

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Verizon 2Q profit rises 93 percent

Verizon reported Tuesday that its second-quarter earnings nearly doubled after it secured full ownership of Verizon Wireless. Read more »

July 22, 2014

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US consumer prices up 0.3 percent in June

U.S. consumer prices rose in June at a slightly slower pace than in May with two-thirds of the June advance driven by the largest jump in gasoline prices in a year. Read more »

July 22, 2014

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Randy Shumway: The power of the 30-year mortgage

While home ownership is not a lone silver bullet to creating a thriving middle class, favorable mortgage terms are an important factor in middle-class success. Read more »

July 22, 2014

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Company plans to hire up to 1,000 new employees in Salt Lake City

CustomerContactChannels, a global provider of customer contact strategies and solutions, is announcing plans to grow its Salt Lake City operations. The company plans to hire as many as 1,000 new... Read more »

July 21, 2014

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New solar energy project at Utah Olympic Oval will save $$$

A new solar energy project at the Utah Olympic Oval announced Monday is expected to shave about $100,000 off the speedskating facility's annual $750,000 power bill. Read more »

July 21, 2014

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