Salt Lake economy firing on all pistons

SALT LAKE CITY – Again, when it comes to the strong muscles of its economy, Salt Lake City exceeds its weight compared to other American cities. Salt Lake Chamber President and CEO Derek Miller joined Inside Sources host Boyd Matheson on Friday to break down a new Wall Street Journal …

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Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers Adds 2 New Locations in Utah

Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers will open two locations in Utah this summer, the company said in an April 13 press release emailed to Deseret News. The chicken fingers chain will debut in Utah with a restaurant in southern Jordan opening on June 8 and a second location in Provo to …

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Dwyane Wade Joins Utah Jazz Ownership Group

SALT LAKE CITY – Dwyane Wade is an NBA owner. The Utah Jazz announced on Friday that the 13-time NBA all-star will join the youngest group of owners in the league. The group is led by tech entrepreneur Ryan Smith, who, along with his wife, Ashley, acquired a controlling stake …

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Washington Co. School District Joins Campaign to Prevent Suicide in Utah

WASATCH, Utah (ABC4) – This month, the Wasatch County School District is partnering with Live On in hopes of raising awareness about suicide prevention. To further advocate, the district will host various events that will be available to the entire Utah community. Research shows that the potential mental health effects …

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Celebrity’s Soul Food, “The New Managers of Soul Food”, unveils menu for national rollout of 200 stores

Beverly Hills, California (RestaurantNews.com) Celebrity Soul Food®, the country’s fastest growing soul food chain, recently announced key menu selections that will be featured in new open locations across the country. The restaurant brand serves premium soul cuisine prepared fresh and using high quality ingredients. Celebrity’s is also making history by …

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Utah ski resorts look to this summer and next ski season

(KUTV) – All the resorts in Utah are in their last days of the season and survived without any closures or outbreaks related to COVID. Now they turn their attention to this summer. “I think we can all rejoice in hiking and biking and recreating safely outdoors,” said Alison Palmintere …

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Why are the jobs not filled with so many unemployed people in the Utah economy?

Despite a record number of claims for Utahn unemployment benefits each week, some companies are struggling to find workers to fill the vacancies. Vernon Hanssen, CEO and co-owner of Gourmandise, a gourmet bakery and café based in Salt Lake City, said finding candidates for hire in the food and restaurant …

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Social media react to Dwyane Wade joining the Utah Jazz Ownership Group

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Chris Paul, Magic Johnson, Gabrielle Union, Ryan Smith and more shared their thoughts and excitement after NBA legend Dwyane Wade became part-owner of Utah Jazz. Wade joined Smith and the Jazz Ownership Group on Friday April 16. After the news broke, the three-time NBA champion, …

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Mr. Charlie’s Chicken Fingers Steps Up The Game On Southern Food

Taste Utah visits Mr. Charlie’s Chicken Fingers in Murray to talk about their roots in the South and the food they have to offer. Bartley is the owner and he was raised in Auburn, AL where southern comfort and hospitality is a way of life and food is a big …

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Rep. Chris Stewart: Democratic ‘COVID-19 relief’ won’t let Utah cut taxes

With the signing of the Democrats’ $ 1.9 trillion expansive COVID-19 relief bill, they did something they couldn’t achieve on Election Day: control all 50 state legislatures. Placing these legislatures under the direct control of Congress violates the Supreme Court’s anti-requisition doctrine. But they did it anyway. For Utah, where …

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