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Overtime pay may become reality for more US workers

More than 4 million U.S. workers will become newly eligible for overtime pay under rules to be issued Wednesday by the Obama administration. Read more »

May 17, 2016

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Homeless woman joins climate change protesters, wins bid at BLM auction

Victoria Ramos, inspired by a group of protesters, figured she could afford bidding on an oil and gas lease parcel at a Salt Lake City BLM auction. The price was $2 an acre, but Ramos is homeless.... Read more »

May 17, 2016

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Michelle Singletary: Priceless advice for your first job

Looking back, what do you wish someone had told you before you sat in the human resources department at your first real-world job and faced that pile of paperwork? Read more »

May 17, 2016

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Dave Ramsey says: Pay what's owed on old bills if possible

When it comes to paying off bills or debt, you should always pay what’s owed if you have the money. There’s a moral, as well as legal, responsibility involved. Read more »

May 17, 2016

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Matheson, Huntsman Jr. to head Utah committee for global leadership group

A former Democratic congressman and a former Republican governor have teamed up to head a Utah committee for a global development organization. Read more »

May 17, 2016

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Gov. Gary Herbert says 'tone' of fundraising will change amid criticism

Gov. Gary Herbert said Monday he regrets the "tone and tenor" of a secretly recorded fundraising meeting with lobbyists and that when he called himself "Available Jones," he only meant he was ready... Read more »

May 16, 2016

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It's orange barrel season in Utah with delays expected all year long

UDOT is beginning work on a new freeway-style interchange on Bangerter Highway that will be located at 600 West and I-15 in Draper and is designed to improve traffic flow and reduce congestion on... Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Housing pressure puts the squeeze on Utah County's rich farmland

Utah County is No. 1 in the state for agricultural production, raking in $240 million in a year for its cattle, orchards, barley and other livestock and crops. It's also predicted to be the... Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Jet.com's Marc Lore is out to reinvent the shopping cart

Jet.com CEO Marc Lore has set out to reinvent the shopping cart. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Global stocks slip amid weak Chinese data but oil rises

Weak Chinese economic data weighed on global stocks Monday at the start of a week that's likely to be dominated by speculation over whether the U.S. Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in June. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Nintendo eyeing filmmaking for growth after Mariners sale

Japanese video game maker Nintendo Co. is eyeing the movie business for growth. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Want to cut your health care bill? Speak up and negotiate with your providers

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Many consumers assume health care bills are cast in stone. They're not, and here's what you can do about it. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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What millennials need to do to retire comfortably

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You might have to save a lot more for retirement than expected, as McKinsey predicts that return rates will drop in the coming years. Read more »

May 15, 2016

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Will robot cars drive traffic congestion off a cliff?

Self-driving cars are expected to usher in a new era of mobility, safety and convenience. Read more »

May 15, 2016

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Mitt Romney still taking on Donald Trump over releasing tax returns

There's new pressure on presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump to release his tax returns, after the party's 2012 pick, Mitt Romney, said his refusing to release them to voters is... Read more »

May 14, 2016

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Pfizer says it's blocking use of drugs for lethal injections

eutical company Pfizer said Friday it was blocking use of its drugs in lethal injections, which means all federally-approved drugmakers whose medications could be used for executions have now put... Read more »

May 13, 2016

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Surprise winners take top prize in state stock competition

Seven male students who are currently wards of the state at Slate Canyon Youth Center in Provo won first place in a competition called The Stock Market Game, which pitted the group against... Read more »

May 13, 2016

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GM stops sale of SUVS; mileage on window stickers was wrong

General Motors Co. is telling dealers not to sell about 60,000 SUVs in the U.S. because the gas mileage listed on the window stickers was inadvertently overstated. Read more »

May 13, 2016

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Report: Flint's high water bills may double in next 5 years

A report released Friday suggests that Flint residents' pricey water bills could double in the next five years due to several factors, even though the state has pledged aid amid the city's ongoing... Read more »

May 13, 2016

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Anti-counterfeiting group suspends Alibaba

An anti-counterfeiting group said Friday it was suspending Alibaba's membership following an uproar by some companies that view the Chinese e-commerce giant as the world's largest marketplace for... Read more »

May 13, 2016

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Why Apple plunked $1 billion into Chinese ride-hailing

Apple new $1 billion investment in the Chinese ride-hailing service Didi Chuxing is as much about currying favor with regulators as directly expanding its own business, analysts said. Apple might... Read more »

May 13, 2016

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Hero2Hired free job fair for vets set for May 26 in Layton

A Hero2Hired free job fair will be held Thursday, May 26, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Davis Conference Center, 1651 N. 700 West, Layton. Read more »

May 12, 2016

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Utah 'moving the needle' for women in leadership

Utah is the second state in the nation to adopt a plan to get more women in leadership positions and also urge more women to run for public office. And it's working, according to the Women's... Read more »

May 12, 2016

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Washington City man convicted of lying about sailboat in SEC case

A jury has found a Washington City man guilty of lying to a federal court about hiding assets for his brother-in-law who was involved in an alleged Ponzi scheme. Read more »

May 12, 2016

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Facebook delivers the scoop on how it delivers the news

Will "Trending topics" become a "trending" topic on Facebook? Read more »

May 12, 2016

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Nordstrom shares tumble on slashed annual outlook, weak 1Q

Nordstrom's shares are tumbling in extended trading after the upscale department store slashed is annual sales and profit outlook. Read more »

May 12, 2016

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United Way of Salt Lake announces 2016 award winners

United Way of Salt Lake announced its United for Change award honorees for 2016. Read more »

May 12, 2016

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Utah initiative inspiring women, pushing companies to value them

A growing number of women are putting themselves out there, applying for promotions and running for political office. And more Utah businesses, corporations and organizations are stepping up to... Read more »

May 11, 2016

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UTA makes changes to its open meetings policy

The Utah Transit Authority announced that the agency would restructure its board meetings to allow for greater access, chances for public participation and transparency. But those changes have come... Read more »

May 11, 2016

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Biskupski chooses new economic development director candidate

After a three-month national search, Mayor Jackie Biskupski has chosen a candidate to lead Salt Lake City's newly proposed economic development department. Read more »

May 11, 2016

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Utah business leaders honored as '30 Women to Watch'

Utah Business magazine honored Utah’s 30 Women to Watch as selected by their peers. Honorees, sponsors and other aspiring business women joined Wednesday for a luncheon and awards ceremony at... Read more »

May 11, 2016

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President signs Hatch bill to better protect company trade secrets

Utah businesses are lauding bipartisan legislation President Barack Obama signed into law Wednesday designed to combat the theft of trade secrets. Read more »

May 11, 2016

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Jordan Water district to propose rate hike

The Jordan Valley Water Conservancy District is set to submit a plan that includes an average rate increase of about 4 percent for the majority of its wholesale customers and around 3.8 percent for... Read more »

May 11, 2016

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Michelle Singletary: A guide to help new graduates ace their job interviews

There is an art to interviewing. It's a skill that needs to be developed. So give your graduate a useful guide for a process that might take place often throughout his or her career. Read more »

May 11, 2016

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Disney shutting Infinity line, cutting 300 jobs in Salt Lake City

Disney said Tuesday it is shutting down its Disney Infinity line of video games, saying the changing market is too risky. Read more »

May 10, 2016

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Dave Ramsey says: Choose a competent executor for your will

If the family member has the business acumen and trustworthiness to execute the wishes and directives in a will, then that's perfectly fine. Read more »

May 10, 2016

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Going solar: Salt Lake to purchase 3 megawatts of solar power

Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski announced Tuesday that the city has committed to purchasing three megawatts of solar power through the Rocky Mountain Power program Subscriber Solar. Read more »

May 10, 2016

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Jeremy Johnson wants Davis County attorney to help keep him from prison

Federal prosecutors say convicted online marketer Jeremy Johnson could spend nearly 34 years behind bars. His attorneys argue he should get no more than six months. Read more »

May 10, 2016

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Utahns hit with nation's biggest bump at the pump — 30 cents in one month

Gas prices in Utah rose 30 cents in one month, which is the biggest monthly increase in the nation. Utahns are paying an average of $2.39 per gallon — the eighth-highest price in the country.... Read more »

May 10, 2016

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Utahn charged with hacking United Airlines website, stealing travel vouchers

A man who allegedly hacked into the United Airlines' website, stole airline vouchers and sold them to other people has been charged by the Utah Attorney General's Office. Read more »

May 10, 2016

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Why success in crowdfunding involves more than just asking for money

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Crowdfunding has exploded as a means to raise funds for all sorts of projects. But both fundraisers as well as investors need to know a few ins and outs. Read more »

May 10, 2016

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Tesla waging car-sales fight before Utah Supreme Court

Tesla is fighting to sell its sleek electronic cars in Utah, arguing before the state supreme court that laws regulating traditional car dealers don't apply to it because its business model is... Read more »

May 9, 2016

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Insider Q&A: Keeping an eye on the Fed

The Federal Reserve chose recently not to raise the benchmark interest rate and made it clear it isn't in a big hurry to make the next move higher. After the global economy shuddered earlier this... Read more »

May 8, 2016

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Free Comic Book Day attracts readers old and new to Utah shops

Comic book shops across Utah and around the country participated in Free Comic Book Day, an annual promotion intended to introduce new readers to the genre and direct them to stores in their area. Read more »

May 8, 2016

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Why April's hiring slowdown may show caution on US economy

American employers signaled their caution about a sluggish economy by slowing their pace of hiring in April after months of robust job growth. Read more »

May 7, 2016

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How much it costs to be Captain America

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"Captain America: Civil War," the latest addition to the Marvel superhero movie franchise, was released May 5. Read more »

May 7, 2016

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Activists ramp up fight over fossil fuels with protests, billboards and song

Environmentalists crashed an oil shale symposium, breaking into song and interrupting a speech. Protesters led a federal agency to postpone an oil and gas auction in Salt Lake City. As fossil fuel... Read more »

May 6, 2016

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Wal-Mart brings back greeters at the store door

Those smiley door greeters are back at Wal-Mart. Read more »

May 5, 2016

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Salt Lake City's GREENbike program adding more stations, new bicycles

The popularity of Salt Lake City’s bicycle share program continues to grow, and GREENbike SLC is growing along with it. Read more »

May 5, 2016

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Remembering Bob Bennett; dignitaries praise the former senator

Elected officials, business leaders and other dignitaries praised former Sen. Bob Bennett's leadership and service to Utah. Read more »

May 4, 2016

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