State budgets linked to fossil fuels are slowing the energy transition and leaving workers and communities behind

Achieving America’s net zero energy future and avoiding the worst impacts of climate change requires a rapid transition from fossil fuels to clean energy. But a major source of state funding for important programs, including schools, public health, and infrastructure, is the continued extraction of oil and natural gas on …

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Shop for local kids’ toys at a Utah Law Enforcement Vacation Event

MIDVALE, Utah (ABC4) – Area children received a holiday treat early Saturday as they purchased toys from local law enforcement. The Salt Lake County Sheriff’s Office hosted their annual Shopping with the Shield event. Over 39 families with over 100 children participated in the holiday event. The event was organized …

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This is the worst state for veteran benefits – 24/7 Wall St.

Special report 4 December 2021 12:00 The list of benefits offered by the US government to veterans is long. According to Military.com, a news and resource website for the military, veterans and their families, these benefits include disability compensation, retirement programs, free or low-cost medical care in hospitals and medical …

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Masks removed by the holidays? Pritzker will probably take back his “gift”

New cases of COVID-19 have increased in Illinois, leading some heads of state to question why the only state east of Mississippi with a universal mask warrant is experiencing worse case rates than those without a warrant. In October, Gov. JB Pritzker teased the Illinois that they could see indoor …

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Business beat | The spokesperson-magazine

Banking First Interstate Bank has promoted Lauri Mathew to the senior director of the loans department, senior vice-president. Mathews will oversee loan management functions for consumer loan, commercial, mortgage, small business administration and specialty products. She has over 20 years of experience in credit. Health care Providence has selected Susan …

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Looking for the latest hot spot to watch the Utah Jazz Games and eat some great food?

(The dish of the day) Jennifer Burns of The Gateway is joined today by Matt Minichino, Vice President of Operations for Carver Road Hospitality and they talk about an exciting new place that will open in less than a week. Carver Road Hospitality, a Las Vegas-based group that develops visionary …

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Christmas tree shoppers face reduced supplies and higher prices – ABC4 Utah

through: TERENCE CHEA, Associated Press Posted: Dec 1 2021 / 23:06 MST / Update: Dec 1 2021 / 23:22 MNR Chris Courchaine carries a Christmas tree he bought from Crystal River Christmas Trees in Alameda, Calif. On November 26, 2021. Even Christmas trees are not immune to shortages and inflation …

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Officers recover personal information from dozens of people, plus 100 debit cards during arrest – St George News

File photo of St. George police officers, St. George, Utah July 10, 2021 | Photo by Mori Kessler, St. George News ST. GEORGE – Three Nevada suspects are being held without bond following a retail theft call that later recovered more than 100 gift and debit cards, along with documents …

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Five-star all-inclusive ski resort arrives in Utah

HUNTSVILLE, Utah (ABC4) – In just under three years, Utah will celebrate the grand opening of its first 5-star all-inclusive ski resort at Snowbasin. Club Med Utah is slated to open in December 2024 and will be designed to appeal to all types of travelers, including families, couples, reunions, and …

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FinTech sandboxes and the measure of success

As the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) launch a regulatory sandbox for FinTech companies, it’s worth considering what they are and how they aim to foster and nurture innovation. Announced Monday (November 29), the New York Innovation Center (NYIC) will test and …

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Club Med announces next US ski resort in Utah – Hospitality Net

Club Med, a pioneer of the all-inclusive concept, has revealed that its famous all-inclusive mountain concept will expand in the United States with a new property at Snowbasin Resort in Huntsville Utah, scheduled to open in December 2024. This opening will mark the end of the year. the very first …

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Raising awareness about diabetes | @theU

Adapted from an originally published Good Notes blog post here. November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, but for people living with the disease, there is no month, week, day or even time when they are not. fully aware diabetes. For the most part, it will last the rest of their …

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John Minnick takes over as head of economic development for the St. George area – St George News

ST. GEORGE – St. George’s Area Economic Development has hired John Minnick as the new Executive Director, replacing St. George’s City Councilor Gregg McArthur. Minnick recently moved from Las Vegas, Nevada, where he worked as a Business Development Officer in the Office of Technology Transfer and Economic Development for the …

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Riverton cafe sets up self-service ordering kiosks due to labor shortage

RIVERTON, Utah – Labor shortages have forced restaurant owners to get a little creative this year. Daniel Murphy, the owner of Murphy’s Cafe in Riverton, said higher food prices and fewer employees caused him to turn to the internet for help. “We used to answer the phone all the time …

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Interior calls for rate hike for oil and gas companies to drill on federal lands

New Jersey Republican Jeff Van Drew denounces Biden’s energy policies as a “self-created disaster” in “The Evening Edit” The Home Office on Friday released a long-awaited report ordered by President Biden when he took office, when he suspended leases of oil and gas contracts on federal lands, citing concerns about …

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Nonprofit Provides Thanksgiving Meals to Afghan Refugees – ABC4 Utah

Posted: November 25, 2021 / 10:18 PM MST / Update: November 25, 2021 / 10:18 PM MST CLEVELAND (AP) – A nonprofit has partnered with three Cleveland-area restaurants to ensure local Afghan refugees can celebrate Thanksgiving with specially prepared Halal dishes. The US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants has helped …

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Responsibility is the key to successful infrastructure in Utah

All that federal money could be used for beneficial projects or for more mischief. (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Trucks carrying ocean containers move in and out of Union Pacific’s intermodal terminal at a rapid pace, west of Salt Lake City. Directly to the south is the future …

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Local Utah Headlines – Wednesday Morning November 24, 2021

Wednesday morning November 24, 2021 State US sees improvement as second Thanksgiving pandemic arrives The United States is in better shape as its second Thanksgiving pandemic approaches, thanks to the vaccine. But some cold regions are reporting outbreaks of COVID-19 cases. These could worsen in the days to come as …

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The 12 hottest real estate markets in 2022

While many economists predict that home price growth will slow in 2022, a lack of available inventory will keep buyers competitive for the foreseeable future. With permanent work-from-home arrangements growing in popularity, long-held assumptions about which metropolitan areas are most popular for homebuyers have been overturned, with less visible markets …

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Alcohol shortages put the brakes on upcoming Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays

Bar Rescue host Jon Taffer said many establishments are reluctant to pass higher prices on to their consumers. Liquor suppliers across the United States are warning customers that their favorite spirits may not be readily available as the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, highlighting several supply chain issues causing empty spaces on …

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“Greenflation” a risk for renewables, but long-term viability intact, Energy News, ET EnergyWorld

Mumbai: Rising commodity prices for renewable energy will increase the costs of setting up new green energy projects, but this will be offset by better access to funds and economies of scale, policy advisers have said and an investor. Rising costs, along with supply chain issues for some of the …

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Tan’s Treats fights to end food insecurity, one child at a time – St George News

SOUTHERN UTAH – Food insecurity is a national crisis. Millions of children face hunger daily, including students in the Washington County School District. This is where Tan’s Treats comes in. Sunny 101.5 morning show host Cindy Olson uses her new show “Sunny Side with Cindy” to celebrate the people who …

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Amex: SMEs must extend their digital reach

Shoppers in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and Boston may notice a new art installation this holiday season featuring products from local businesses. But these murals, a collaboration between American Express and Google, aren’t just for aesthetics – they create a fully shoppable experience, allowing consumers to scan and purchase …

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Finicity’s open banking platform connects customer financial data to applications

Steve Smith and Nick Thomas are best described as fintech pioneers, two Utahns who started out Finicity in 2000, a fintech company recently acquired by Mastercard, a Fortune 500 company doing business in 200 countries, not to mention one of Utah’s largest acquirers. When I asked Smith about the inspiration …

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Fourth direct update of the stimulus control: Build Back Better vote, COLA 2022 benefits, Medicare, Child Tax Credit …

President Biden despite two major legislative wins so far, he’s been hurting in the polls lately. David Brooks, opinion columnist for the New York Times, writes that “If presidencies were judged on short-term popularity, Biden’s effort would look pretty bad. But it’s a terrible measure.” Brooks argues that the US …

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Which stores will be open on Thanksgiving Day in Maine?

Thanksgiving is traditionally the day the Christmas shopping season begins with the Black Friday sales. In most parts of the country it starts on Thanksgiving Day, but not here in Maine. Thanksgiving is one of three public holidays in Maine that some retailers are actually prohibited from opening. But why? …

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Kanon Adams obituary (2021) – Murrieta, CA

January 17, 1997 – November 3, 2021 Kanon Isaiah Marcell Adams was born on January 17, 1997 in Casa Grande, Arizona. He passed away peacefully at his home in Murrieta, California on November 3, 2021 at the age of twenty-four. From the start, Kanon brought joy and love to the …

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Native Four Corners potato makes a comeback

When you think of the diet of the ancient indigenous peoples of North America, you probably think of squash, beans and corn – the famous three sisters. Potatoes probably don’t come to mind. But recent archaeological research has revealed that at least one potato was part of the North American …

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It is the least sleep deprived county in the United States – 24/7 Wall St.

Health economics November 20, 2021 9:33 a.m. Typically, people should spend a third of their lives sleeping. The Mayo Clinic puts the number between 7 and 10 hours, to some extent depending on age. He also points out that there is good sleep and bad sleep. “If your sleep is …

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WASHINGTON FEDERAL INC. Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Position and Operating Results (Form 10-K)

This discussion should be read in conjunction with our Consolidated Financial Statements and related notes in "Item 8. Financial Statements and Supplementary Data" of this report. In the following discussion, unless otherwise noted, references to increases or decreases in average balances in items of income and expense for a particular …

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Vermont and NH get more than $ 3 million to help rural communities rebuild and grow

Vermont Business Magazine U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Under Secretary of Rural Development Xochitl Torres Small today announced that USDA is investing $ 222 million to build and improve critical community facilities in 44 states, in Guam, Northern Mariana Islands and Puerto Rico. This community infrastructure funding will benefit nearly …

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Wing Nutz – St George News

ST. GEORGE – Sheldon Demke is back, hitting one of his favorite spots in town with 99.9 KONY Country’s Marty Lane in this tasty episode of “What’s on the Menu”. Wing Nutz offers a choice of 18 homemade sauces and the best oven-baked wings in the industry. They only use …

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Ogden home to 10 food desserts, new board is forming to tackle the problem

OGDEN, Utah (ABC4) In 2019, the Center for Disease Control awarded a grant to United Way of Northern Utah and the Ogden Civil Action Network to assess different needs in Weber County. It took about two years to complete. One of the biggest findings of the assessment was that 11 …

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Migrant camps grow in Mexico amid uncertain US policy – ABC4 Utah

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) – As night fell, around 250 police and city workers stormed a squalid camp for migrants hoping to seek asylum in the United States. Migrants had to register to get credentials or leave. Within hours, those who remained were surrounded by a chain-link fence sufficient to span …

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Don’t think stories about higher education aren’t worth it

More and more across the country, there is a growing feeling that a college education is not worth the time or the money. These opinions persist even though data repeatedly shows us that increased education leads to increased income over a person’s lifetime, and this is just one of the …

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What to expect as ski areas head into another pandemic season

In fact, many areas with only a few restaurants, like Powder Mountain in Utah, didn’t even open their dining rooms last winter. “We were very, very conservative,” Powder Mountain spokesperson JP Goulet said. This season, indoor dining will once again take place at all resorts, most at full capacity, although …

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“Draymond Green and I stuffed our faces with barbecue and beers before Game 4 against Memphis”: Warriors’ Stephen Curry recalls a defining moment between him and Dray in the 2015 playoffs

Warriors superstar Stephen Curry recalls a moment between him and Draymond Green that set them on fire towards their first Championship The Golden State Warriors are on an incredible run to start the season. They are currently 11-2 and lead the NBA with their record. It’s a special season for …

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Utah Podium Secures $ 201 Million in New Funding as Its Valuation Exceeds $ 3 Billion

Utah’s customer communications and payments platform, Podium, hit another benchmark on Monday, announcing a new funding round of $ 201 million and a market valuation north of $ 3 billion. Podium co-founder and CEO Eric Rea said his company is well positioned to continue to grow its customer base, which …

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25 Restaurants Serving Thanksgiving Dinner In Utah • Salt Lake Magazine

Many of us have romantic Norman Rockwell-style visions of cooking the perfect Thanksgiving feast for a big family reunion. But for many home cooks, the reality is quite different: the turkey is dry, the buns are burnt, and someone forgot to bring the Jell-O salad your ancestors have been making …

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Hawaiian lunch bound for northeast Dallas courtesy of Mo ‘Bettahs

A new Hawaiian-style restaurant concept serving the lively ‘lunch dish’ arrives in Dallas: Hawaiian style Mo’Bettahs, a fast and casual restaurant chain from Utah, will open its first Dallas location on Northwest Hwy. According to a statement, it will open at 6471 E. Northwest Hwy., In the new Skillman Street …

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2021 Utah Human Race is gone!

The 16th annual Utah Human Race will take place on Thanksgiving morning, November 25, 2021. It’s one of the largest 5K / 10K events in the state, and all proceeds go directly to the Utah Food Bank. Ginette Bott, president and CEO of the Utah Food Bank, said the goal …

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Utah tourism officials delighted with return of international travelers

According to Vicki Varela, executive director of the Utah Tourism Board, tourism revenues in Utah in 2020 are down 30% and the lack of international visitors is one of the main reasons. Monday, United States travel restrictions have been lifted for all countries and now fully vaccinated travelers can enter …

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Logan will welcome popular new businesses

November 8, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. Popular businesses such as Dutch Bros Coffee, In-N-Out Burger, WinCo Foods, Cupbop, and Cafe Zupas all plan to open stores in Logan in the coming months. Dutch Bros Coffee is renovating a property located at 910 Main Street that was once owned by Papa …

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Why do things cost more? The case of a granola manufacturer shows a supply chain in crisis

Just ask Michelle Pusateri, CEO and ‘granola master’ about Granola Nana Joes in San Francisco, named after his grandparents. His homemade concoction is simple in terms of products: a handful of raw materials, mostly agricultural; nothing electronic, chemical or exotic. But the company sources organic ingredients like nuts, seeds and …

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Meet Tyson Oblad, set to see 40 football games in his 40th anniversary – the Athletic

Tuesday night, Tyson Oblad plans to arrive at Waldo Stadium in Kalamazoo, Mich., In time to enjoy the pre-game festivities and roughly the first half of Western Michigan’s 7pm game against Akron. He’ll then get back into his car and drive about 100 miles to Ypsilanti for the second half …

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Heard of insulin resistance? You probably have it, and that’s a very bad thing

Estimated reading time: 7-8 minutes A recent prospective study showed that 88% of American adults are metabolically “unfit”. And Ben Bikman, Ph.D., a local Utah professor and leading metabolic scientist knows the culprit. “It’s just our food,” Bikman said. “We eat the wrong kinds of food in the wrong amounts, …

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County of SL split into 4 in new redistribution map

SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah State Legislature Redistribution Committee unveiled its long-awaited maps on Friday night, ahead of a special session to adopt the political boundaries of the Congress, Legislature and School Board of the State. The cards were released to the public ahead of a hearing on them …

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Obituary of Shirley Nielsen (1930 – 2021) – Ogden, UT

Shirley Mae Nielsen passed away on Wednesday October 27, 2021 at her home in South Ogden, Utah; and happily reunites with Claire, her husband of 71 years. Shirley was born in McGill, Nevada on November 22, 1930 to Martin Edwin and Bertha Clara Mathews. She was the third of four …

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Utah politics inundated with resignations and intrigue | Opinion

Pignanelli & Webb: The past few days have produced a hot potpourri of new policies, in particular changes in political leadership. Here are the people, issues, and events that spice up Utah politics. Francois Gibson. “A resignation is a serious act; never executed by an upright man without foresight or …

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CORRECT and REPLACE Zip partners with WebBank to launch the “zip card” to extend the payment offer Buy now, pay later everywhere

NEW YORK–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Please note that a footnote in the press release has been deleted. The updated version reads as follows: ZIP PARTNERS WITH WEBBANK TO LAUNCH THE “ZIP CARD” TO EXTEND PURCHASE NOW, PAY LATER EVERYWHERE PAYMENT OFFER Zip’s New BNPL Physical Card Arrives As Holiday Shoppers Return …

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Utah Food Banks Go Into Expansion With COVID Lessons

ATLANTA (AP) – Food banks across the country are pursuing major expansion plans driven in part by their experiences during the pandemic, as they faced an explosion in needs. “So many people who have never had to ask for help have found themselves in a position of needing it and …

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After major losses, Donna Brazile warns of Democratic “disaster” in Utah speech

Her sleep shattered by the previous day’s election defeats, famed Democratic political strategist Donna Brazile told employees at award-winning Utah workplaces she was encouraged to see service dogs in the lobby. “I need a best friend right now,” Brazile joked in his opening speech at the Little America Hotel in …

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Utah 119, Sacramento 113

Percentages: FG .452, FT .708. 3-point goals: 12-31, .387 (Hield 5-7, Harkless 2-4, Barnes 2-5, Da.Mitchell 2-7, Haliburton 1-3, Len 0-1, Fox 0-4). Team Rebounds: 9. Team Turnovers: None. Shots blocked: 8 (Haliburton 2, Harkless 2, Da.Mitchell, Fox, Holmes, Len). Turnover: 11 (Fox 3, Holmes 3, Barnes 2, Da.Mitchell 2, …

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Utah adds most construction jobs since pandemic: CEG

Association officials continued to urge the Biden administration to remove tariffs on a host of key building materials, including steel and aluminum, and do more to ease bottlenecks in the city. shipment that cripple many parts of the distribution network. Only 14 states and the District of Columbia created construction …

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Traeger now ships complete meals to the barbecue so you can cook them on its smart grills

In addition to its WiFi-connected pellet grills, Traeger offers a range of equipment and supplies to help you finish your grilling sessions. From tools to tray liners, including a range of rubs and sauces, the company will sell you everything you need for their grills to smoke a brisket or …

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Explosion near Speedy’s Lexington barbecue on film goes viral

LEXINGTON, North Carolina (WGHP) – A car explosion in Lexington has been seen more than 40,000 times on the internet. Stay on top of the latest news and weather with the FOX8 mobile app. It happened outside of Speedy’s Barbeque in Lexington on Monday night. This explosion sent two people …

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COVID-19 vaccination rates slowly climb in southwest Utah

The rate of people vaccinated against COVID-19 in southwest Utah continues to climb, but slowly, with the percentage of people who received at least one injection ultimately topping 50% over the past week in the Washington County. According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 79,489 people, …

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GLADSTONE COMMERCIAL CORP Management Report and Analysis of Financial Position and Results of Operations (Form 10-Q)

All statements contained herein, other than historical facts, may constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"). These statements may relate to, among other things, future …

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RSQ Utah is bringing scary and cute pets to this year’s Spooky Pet Party

Modern Pet’s annual Spooky Pet Party isn’t just about cats and dogs in disguise – it’s also a fundraising event for RSQ Utah. This year’s Spooky Pet Party featured the usual sales and fun Halloween themes and allowed local pet owners to learn about their local pet store and help …

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Why the disappearance of paid family leave this time could fuel it later

WASHINGTON – In late 2019, with bipartisan support, including from iconoclastic Senate Democrat Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona, President Donald J. Trump’s daughter Ivanka hosted a White House summit to promote his vision of family leave and paid medical. As with many national initiatives of the Trump years, the effort came …

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Utah joins legal action against White House order to vaccinate federal contractors against COVID-19

Seven states sign the lawsuit, which matches the actions of a dozen other Republican-led states. (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Stickers in English and Spanish are available for people getting vaccinated against COVID-19 at the old Provo High School at 1125 N. University Ave. Wednesday July 28, 2021. …

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FLDS Church, Bishop, and Contractor Sentenced to Pay Nearly $ 1 Million for Years of Unpaid Child Labor

The move comes after a 2012 video showed women and children working the pecan harvest on a farm in southern Utah. The US Department of Labor had filed a complaint, accusing Bishop Lyle Jeffs and his contractor, Brian Jessop, of illegally hiring the children. U.S. District Court Judge Jill Parrish …

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Everyone wins when we lift families out of poverty

A popular axiom is that if you are unlucky economically, all you need to do is cheer yourself up. The implication is that his economic fortunes are entirely in his control. If this were true, we would have almost no poverty. The truth is more nuanced and complicated. Yes, personal …

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Man charged with robbery after allegedly seizing change from fast food restaurant customer; 2nd arrest in 2 days – St George News

McDonald’s in Cedar City, Utah on October 26, 2021 | Photo by Jeff Richards, St. George News / Cedar City News CITY OF CEDAR – A 27-year-old man who was traveling in southern Utah managed to get himself arrested twice in two different counties several days in a row. According …

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What is the SHIB? : More Utahns Are Jumping On The Cryptocurrency Train

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – It’s risky, it’s volatile, it’s getting a lot of attention from people around the world, and right here in Utah, it’s jumping on the Shiba Inu cryptocurrency. While browsing your social media feeds, you’ve probably seen something on Shiba Inu or SHIB for short. “It’s …

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Paid offer for the third year of the downtown Dia de Los Muertos Ogden celebration this Friday | News, Sports, Jobs

A traditional Latin dancer performs during last year’s Dia de Los Muertos celebration at Union Station in Ogden. A community altar during last year’s Dia de Los Muertos celebration at Union Station in Ogden. People gather at the community altar during a celebration of last year’s Dia de Los Muertos …

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Lucille’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Que honors military families in November

Restaurant brand to provide free meals to veterans and active duty military personnel on Veterans Day, continue the “Thank ‘Que Tour” to feed veterans and organize fundraising for Operation Homefront. Signal Hill, California (RestaurantNews.com) Throughout November, award-winning family barbecue destination Lucille’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Que honors our military with free meals and …

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DABC commission walks into a bar – and it’s no joke

CEDAR CITY, Utah – Utah liquor control commissioners walked into a bar. This is not the setup for a very good joke. The Utah Department of Alcohol Control Commission held what were technically public meetings Tuesday inside the Instant Gratification Winery and Policy Kings Brewery in Cedar City. “This would …

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Biscuit Belly, Notable Bad Ass Coffee Ink Deals, Plus Other Development News | Franchise News

Belly Biscuit signed a five-unit development agreement with Miss Moon and Robert Estapa of Fresh Development One, which will be opening breakfast and brunch concept locations in the Atlanta area. Both have 20 years of restaurant experience, most notably as franchisees of Quiznos, Newk’s Eatery and Five Guys. They sold …

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Wingstop takes note of BYU football player sponsorship pitch

PROVO, Utah – BYU football defensive back Malik Moore has become one of the most improved players this season. In his fourth year at BYU, the San Diego native secured a safe starting spot at the start of the season. He’s carried that success into games, where he has three …

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Report: Construction employment still lags pre-pandemic levels

Only 14 states and the District of Columbia have created construction jobs since February 2020, according to an analysis of federal employment data by Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). Association officials note that widespread supply chain disruptions and the delay in the federal infrastructure bill have hampered the sector’s …

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Silicon Slopes Summit prepares 250,000 meals for Million Meals project – Lehi Free Press

The annual Silicon Slopes Summit hosted the Million Meals Project during the weeklong tech conference at Salt Palace in the second week of October. Lehi residents joined with other families in Utah to pack 250,000 macaroni and cheese meals for four in a massive service project that came together in …

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Why has Halloween become so popular among adults?

Halloween was a kid’s thing. Stopping dressing was an important rite of passage. It meant that you were one step closer to becoming an adult. Not anymore. Today, adults have become avid Halloween revelers, especially young adults. In 2005, just over half of adults celebrated Halloween. Today that number has …

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints donates food and supplies to the Tribes of Warm Springs

WARM SPRINGS, Ore. (KTVZ) – On Wednesday morning, members of the Confederate Tribes of Warm Springs, along with missionaries and members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, worked together to unload 24 pallets of food and supplies delivered to Confederate tribes by the church. The supplies were …

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Fil-Am techpreneurs shine at Silicon Slopes Summit in Utah – Manila bulletin

Filipino-born tech entrepreneurs made waves at the Silicon Slopes Summit held October 14-15, 2021 in Utah. Gabby Dizon, Co-Founder of Philippines-based Yield Guild Games, introduces the ‘Play to Earn’ game business model, which allows players to convert their time and skills into cryptocurrency and real money. (Photos from the Philippine …

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Deadline Approaches to Apply for EIDL Drought Emergency Loans

The deadline for SBA working capital loans due to drought is fast approaching. Companies in six states have up to November 5, 2021 Apply for a federal disaster loan from the SBA for economic harm. These businesses can use Economic Disaster Loans (EIDL) to pay fixed debts, salaries, accounts payable, …

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West Valley City’s ‘My Hometown’ Initiative Focuses on Neighbors Helping Neighbors

This story is part of the Salt Lake Tribune’s ongoing commitment to identifying solutions to Utah’s biggest challenges through the work of the Innovation Lab. [Subscribe to our newsletter here] Rain or shine, you’ll see West Valley City resident David Nuckolls get his hands dirty on a Saturday morning on …

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Soaring meat prices, a tough sell for barbecue masters

By Jeremy Harlan, CNN For about twenty minutes, Alex Barbosa laid out his full menu – written in permanent marker on peach-colored butcher paper – before having to start removing parts of it. ” Sorry madam. We’ve come out of the burnt ends already, ”Barbosa, owner of the Barbosa’s Barbeque …

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Suppressed global demand squeezing the global supply chain

SALT LAKE CITY – Store shelves are emptying, ports are backed up, the holiday shopping season is approaching. The mess in the global supply chain is likely to get worse before it gets better, says a Utah import / export specialist. In 2020, when the pandemic struck, workers were sent …

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NEW STUDY: Conventional Food Prices Catch Up With Organic Foods

(ABC4) – Adopting healthier eating habits can sometimes come with a higher price, which is why some people don’t even bother to browse the organic aisle of the supermarket. That may soon change as a new study has found that the prices of conventional foods are increasing at a much …

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How the Utah Legislature Made the State Prosperous | Opinion

Each week I have the opportunity to speak with business leaders from across the country. As I hear about their challenges with over-regulation that kills jobs, high taxes, and the lack of understanding of basic economics by some elected officials, I come out of these interactions grateful to live in …

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Local Utah News Headlines – Tuesday Night, October 19, 2021

Tuesday evening October 19, 2021 State Utah could lose the ability to enforce its own labor laws Utah could lose some of its independence to enforce labor laws. The US Department of Labor announced Tuesday that it is considering enforcing labor standards in Utah itself. That’s because the state was …

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Can he energize the democratic base

HENRICO, Virginia (AP) – When Planned Parenthood canvassers stopped by Megan Ortiz, the 32-year-old therapist was getting ready to go out and was too distracted to speak for long. But after they left, she changed her mind. She hopped in her minivan and roamed the streets of her suburban Richmond …

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Krishna Utah community feeds souls on feast of love

By Lizeth Vejar Every Sunday, the Southern Utah Krishna community meets at their Spanish Krishna Fork Temple to worship, learn, and receive blessings. The Utah Krishna community began meeting in a log house in Spanish Fork 35 years ago. In 2001, they built a temple. The temple serves several purposes. …

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First “community refrigerator” opens on the west side of Salt Lake City

The first community refrigerator was installed by the Salt Lake Community Support Group. (Adam Sotelo, KSL-TV) Estimated reading time: 2-3 minutes SALT LAKE CITY – Many people are still struggling to make ends meet, even with an economy that appears to be doing well. Not everyone can afford to put …

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Best Burger Restaurant in Every State – 24/7 Wall St.

Nothing says America like a perfectly cooked beef patty covered in condiments and sandwiched in a bun. We live in a burger country and everyone’s preferences differ. The hamburger was never meant to be a fancy and expensive food, although many attempts have been made to make it into a …

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Venezuela halts negotiations after extradition of Maduro ally to US

MIAMI (Reuters) – The Venezuelan government on Saturday announced it would end negotiations with its opponents in retaliation for the extradition to the United States of a close ally of President Nicolás Maduro who prosecutors say could be the the most important witness to corruption in this South American country. …

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It is the state with the worst economy – 24/7 Wall St.

The health of a state’s economy depends on perspective. For businesses, the main considerations may be taxes and the extent to which the workforce can organize or demand benefits. For workers, the problems tend to be more on wages and insurance. For economists, the measures could be unemployment and the …

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Set aside Hispanic Heritage Month snaps to examine Utah’s Hispanic heritage

Our Spanish ancestors played a role in the attempt to erase indigenous peoples. Crystal Zamora, 27, from Albuquerque, NM, performs with Aztec dancers Ehecatl on Monday, October 14, 2019, at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center in Albuquerque, NM as part of New Mexico’s first Indigenous Peoples Day. A handful of …

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A new power plant to support more jobs and energy innovation

The Intermountain Power Agency in Millard County is replacing its coal-fired generators with a natural gas and hydrogen power plant. As planning continues, the Utah Foundation released the “Plugging into the Future of Electricity” report. This report details how the change came about as California, where IPA exports its electricity, …

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Company sues Colorado for using racial preferences in granting COVID-19 relief grants

Find out what clicks on FoxBusiness.com. A Colorado event planning company is suing the state’s Office of Economic Development and International Trade over a bid to block racial preferences in the distribution of COVID-19 relief funds. “We believe that the government should treat individuals as individuals”, Wen Fa, an attorney …

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Family-friendly barbecue restaurant in Williamsburg recognized by resolution of the Virginia House of Delegates

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (WAVY) – In Williamsburg, a sweet and tasty bite of oven-smoked barbecue can be found at a local family-run restaurant that has served the community for half a century. Over the years, the restaurant has survived a fire, been threatened by interstate plans, and is now facing a …

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Bali reopens to foreign travelers as COVID-19 outbreak subsides

DENPASAR, Indonesia – The Indonesian resort island of Bali reopened to international travelers to visit its shops and white sand beaches for the first time in over a year on Thursday – if vaccinated, test negative, native to certain countries, quarantine and take into account restrictions in public. However, foreign …

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Small Business Digital Financial Services Provider BlueVine Appoints Mira Srinivasan As CRO

Blue Vine, the financial services provider for small businesses, has appointed Mira Srinivasan as Chief Risk Officer. In this role, Mira will need to build on the strong foundation of BlueVine’s Risk team and improve various policies, customer experience and risk models, as well as improve underwriting. It will report …

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Sofreh Cafe: Bushwick’s new taste for Iranian culture: Bushwick Daily

When I arrived at Sofreh Cafe on Varet Street, owner Nasim Alikhani was baking little cardamom and chickpea candies while she compared recipes with an Iranian grandmother across the counter. The grandmother lamented the lack of chickpea flour at her home in Utah. At a communal table in the center …

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Silicon Slopes project aims to fight food insecurity

SALT LAKE CITY – The fifth annual Silicon Slopes tech and startup event kicked off Thursday in Salt Lake City, with a big focus on an effort to help Utahns cope with food insecurity. More than 40 guest speakers, including corporate heavyweights like Apple CEO Tim Cook, will be presenters …

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State of the Northwest Arkansas region, business analysis scheduled for October 27

Submitted photo Mervin Jebaraj, director of the Center for Economic and Business Research, shares economic highlights for the state. (May 2018) The Center for Business and Economic Research at the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the U of A, in conjunction with the Northwest Arkansas Council, will release …

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GBank Financial Holdings Inc. Announces SafeNest, a Bank of George Sponsored Nonprofit, Received FHLBank San Francisco 2021 AHEAD Economic Development Grant

Posted: October 12, 2021 at 3:33 p.m. EDT|Update: 5 hours ago LAS VEGAS, 12 October 2021 / PRNewswire / – GBank Financial Holdings Inc. (“GBank” or the “Company”) (OTCQX: GBFH), the parent company of George Bank (the “Bank”), today announced that SafeNest, a nonprofit organization sponsored by Bank of George, …

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Agreement of 8 units signed with Batteries Plus

Local entrepreneur to open four new sites and reopen 4 other sites in Atlanta, Athens Posted: October 12, 2021 at 11:15 a.m. EDT|Update: 21 hours ago ATLANTA, 12 October 2021 / PRNewswire / – Batteries Plus, the country’s largest and fastest growing battery, bulb, keychain and repair franchise, announced the …

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Moderna, J&J vaccine booster shots – ABC4 Utah

WASHINGTON (AP) – While many Americans who have received Pfizer vaccines are already rolling up their sleeves for a booster, millions more who have received the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccine are anxiously waiting to know when it’s their turn . Federal regulators are starting to tackle this issue …

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