News

In Utah, the fight against porn is increasingly being framed as a public health crisis

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SALT LAKE CITY — Utah leaders have long sought to play a central role in the anti-pornography...

Health Care

This year's flu is nasty, but Utah's hospitalization rates have slowed

Flu vaccines still available and recommended

Physicians still recommend getting the flu shot if you haven’t already. 


Environment

Climate change expert uses art, music to communicate scientific concerns

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And he’s bringing his musical performance to Ogden.


Local

By the time it's built out, BDO employee population will grow by 70 percent

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By the time the Business Depot Ogden is built out — a milestone officials say should occur within the next 15 years — the number of employees working at the business park will grow by about 70 percent.


Environment

Utahns can cut grass and emissions this spring with electric lawn mower exchange

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There are still a few weeks before Utahns will start thinking about lawn maintenance, but local health and sustainability experts want residents to consider trimming their emissions along with their grass.


Business

'Black Panther' posts record debut for Disney superhero movie

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. The epic box-office debut of “Black Panther,” the first Marvel superhero movie with an African-American in the title role, will force Hollywood to reassess the work it gives black actors and filmmakers and lead to better roles for minorities and women. The movie from Walt...


Business

'Black Panther' blows away box office with $192M weekend

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NEW YORK (AP) — Already a much-celebrated pop-culture milestone, “Black Panther” is now a record-setting smash at the box office, too. The Marvel superhero film blew past expectations, with $192 million in ticket sales in North America over the weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday. That...


State

Chairman of the Salt Lake County Republican Party steps down

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The chairman of the Salt Lake County Republican Party has stepped down. No reason for Jake Parkinson’s sudden departure was given Saturday night. Members of the Salt Lake County Republican Party leadership say they surprised by Parkinson’s email announcing his resignation....


Business

Cities pitching diversity in efforts to lure businesses

Cities Selling Diversity

Some cities and regions are highlighting racial diversity along with positive business climates, competitive tax rates and available land in pitches to lure tech companies and high-paying jobs to town. Places such as Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and Detroit are touting their populations of people of...


Business

Crypto-con victims offer bounty on people they say swindled them

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. They’re angry. They say they got ripped off. Six of the alleged victims filed a federal lawsuit against BitConnect, the company they say roasted them on a multi-level-marketing cryptocurrency deal. Their lawyer says they may be able to recoup some of their $771,000 investment,...


Business

When Trump's SEC punishes Wall Street, it's often done quietly

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Under President Donald Trump, a top financial regulator isn’t embarrassing Wall Street as much as it used to. Take TPG Capital -- the private-equity behemoth co-founded by billionaire David Bonderman. For years, the Securities and Exchange Commission had been investigating TPG...


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