Business

New Ross Dress for Less opening soon in Ogden

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A new Ross Dress for Less is opening at the Commons, a shopping center at the intersection of 12th...

Technology

UTOPIA eyes expansion of fiber-optic network to Kaysville

UTOPIA

The UTOPIA network serves Layton and Centerville, among other Utah locales, competing with incumbents like CenturyLink and XFINITY.


Business

Springsteen tickets hit $10,000, and Wall Street gets scalped

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. We ain’t in Asbury Park anymore: prime tickets to “Springsteen on Broadway” are now going for as much as $10,000 on StubHub. Even a cheap seat will cost you $1,400. Never mind that it says $75 on the ticket. Sure, those $2.50 tickets, circa “Rosalita,” disappeared in the ‘70s....


Business

Bombardier bruised on two sides with threats to trains, jets

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Bombardier’s turnaround plan is coming under threat from stepped-up challenges to the company’s rail business and its cutting-edge jetliner. The Canadian manufacturer risks being jilted by Germany’s Siemens, which is now exploring a rail-equipment deal with Alstom of France...


Business

Pfizer spins off new firm for some rare disease drugs

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Pfizer will spin off four experimental drugs that it had decided to shelve into a new company, called SpringWorks Therapeutics, to give them a better chance to get developed with the backing of outside investors including Bain Capital. Three of the drugs are for rare diseases,...


Business

US stock indexes dip as weak tech stocks offset energy gains

Financial Markets Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes inched lower Monday in a quiet open to trading for the week. Technology stocks fell, but gains for oil producers and other energy companies kept the losses in check. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index slipped 2 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,500, as of...


Business

Equifax's massive hack has a tiny silver lining

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. More employees are likely to see a timely new offering when they choose their benefits in a month or so-identity-theft protection. About 35 percent of companies offered it in 2015, global advisory firm Willis Towers Watson has reported, and 70 percent have said it could be on...


Business

Unilever bets $2.7 billion on South Korean cosmetics boom

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Unilever agreed to pay 2.27 billion euros ($2.7 billion) for one of South Korea’s biggest makers of beauty products, seeking a bigger slice of a booming business fueled by its links to the country’s pop stars and TV actors. Unilever plans to buy Carver Korea Co., maker of AHC...


State

Top Nevada water official begins key Vegas pipeline hearings

Vegas Water Pipeline

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada’s top state water official begins hearings Monday on a crucial issue in a plan for Las Vegas to drill drinking water wells beneath arid rangeland in rural valleys just west of the Nevada-Utah state line. State Engineer Jason King in Carson City has to decide, again, if...


National

Church stoked tithing with unemployment scam, ex-members say

Broken Faith Unemployment

SPINDALE, N.C. (AP) — When Randy Fields’ construction company faced potential ruin because of the cratering economy, he pleaded with his pastor at Word of Faith Fellowship church to reduce the amount of money he was required to tithe every week. To his shock, Fields said church founder Jane Whaley...


Government

Studying 1 million people to end cookie-cutter health care

Genetic Frontiers Million Person Study

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a quest to end cookie-cutter health care, U.S. researchers are getting ready to recruit more than 1 million people for an unprecedented study to learn how our genes, environments and lifestyles interact — and to finally customize ways to prevent and treat disease. Why does one...


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