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Obama idea to trim college savings plans hits GOP opposition

President Barack Obama's proposal to scale back the tax benefits of college savings accounts is running into opposition from Republicans in Congress who say they have no intention of raising taxes... Read more »

Jan. 22, 2015

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Don't keep this secret from your spouse if you want a happier marriage

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According to a new report, spouses often lie to each other about the purchases they make. Keeping your relationship free of these lies could make it a little more conflict-free. Read more »

Jan. 22, 2015

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Another study lists Salt Lake as one of the healthiest cities in America

Salt Lake City is the eighth healthiest city in America, according to a new report by Better Doctor. Read more »

Jan. 22, 2015

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Young adults prefer to share chores and child-rearing, but it may require support from this unlikely place

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Most young men and women would like to balance work and family responsibility equitably, according to a study in the American Sociological Review. But doing so may require supportive workplace... Read more »

Jan. 22, 2015

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McDonald's faces employee lawsuit over franchisee behavior

Donald's workers who say they were fired because of their race are suing the fast-food giant, accusing it of dodging responsibility for the discrimination and harassment they say they endured. Read more »

Jan. 22, 2015

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Davos Watch: Anxiety over Greece, currency wars, QE support

The World Economic Forum held in the Swiss ski resort of Davos has the official goal of "improving the state of the world." In practice, it's a massive networking event that brings together 2,500... Read more »

Jan. 22, 2015

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Does taking advantage of family leave benefits hurt your reputation at work?

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President Obama advocated for family friendly workplace policies such as parental leave and paid sick leave in his recent State of the Union address. But often, workers who actually take advantage... Read more »

Jan. 22, 2015

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No-tip restaurant offers food for thought on pay, benefits

Customers to Girard Brasserie and Bruncherie might be in for a surprise when they read the note attached to their bills: "Tipping is not necessary." Read more »

Jan. 22, 2015

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CBS zapped its rivals in viewership last week, Nielsen says

Except for CBS, the broadcast networks mostly closed up shop last week. At least, that's the suggestion from Nielsen, which says the average prime-time audience for CBS matched the total viewership... Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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Montana oil spill renews worries over pipeline safety

A second large oil spill into Montana's Yellowstone River in less than four years is reviving questions about oversight of the nation's aging pipeline network. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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Obama pitches his economic plan to conservatives in Idaho

Prodding the new Republican Congress from a conservative state, President Barack Obama on Wednesday urged GOP lawmakers to work with him on an agenda that helps the middle class and insisted they... Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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Lab tests imply formaldehyde risk in some e-cigarette vapor

Using certain electronic cigarettes at high temperature settings could potentially release more formaldehyde, a cancer-causing chemical, than smoking traditional cigarettes does, new lab tests... Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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Melvin Gordon, CEO who built empire from Tootsie Rolls, dies

Melvin Gordon, who helped turn the enduring popularity of the humble Tootsie Roll into a candy empire, has died. He was 95. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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Key issues and updates on the Keystone XL oil pipeline

To build or not to build? That question is at the heart of the debate over the Keystone XL oil pipeline. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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Standards aim to cut down on salmonella in poultry

The government is pushing the poultry industry to make their chicken and turkey a little safer with new standards aimed at reducing the number of cases of foodborne illness by 50,000 a year. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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Survey ranks Utah's best and worst commutes

Utahns spend more than 50 minutes on average traveling to work every day, which adds up to about 134 commuting hours — or more than 5.5 days — each year. Price registered the best... Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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Obama's proposed mandatory paid parental and sick leave has opponents

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President Obama announces need for six weeks of paid parental leave and up to seven paid sick days for American workers in Tuesday's Sate of the Union address. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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10 parts of the economy that will be affected by slipping oil prices, for better or for worse

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A list of 10 parts of the economy that will either suffer or flourish as oil prices continue to drop. Read more »

Dec. 12, 2014

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Judge says Wash. can't make pharmacies sell contraceptives

Washington state cannot force pharmacies to sell Plan B or other emergency contraceptives, a federal judge ruled Wednesday, saying the state's true goal was to suppress religious objections by... Read more »

Feb. 22, 2012

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