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Self-government can only work if we don’t reward threats and violence.

Self-government can only work if we don’t reward threats and violence. (Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Angry residents react when the Utah County Commission meeting was adjourned before it even started. The group protesting mandatory masks in schools removed social distancing tape from chairs and filled the Utah …

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Xterra Triathlon moves U.S. Championship event from Utah to Avon this summer

Crowds gather at Beaver Creek for Xterra races in 2021. Xterra will move its US Championship event to Beaver Creek in 2022.Jesse Peters/Xterra VAIL – The Xterra Off-Road Triathlon Circuit is moving its United States Championship event out of Utah to Beaver Creek and Avon as part of a larger …

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Climate change will make pollen season more unpleasant – ABC4 Utah

Climate change has already lengthened allergy season and increased pollen counts, but you haven’t sneezed anything yet. University of Michigan climatologists looked at 15 different plant pollens in the United States and used computer simulations to calculate how likely the allergy season will get worse by the year 2100. That’s …

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Oil industry insiders say Biden will need to make big changes to bring down gas prices in Utah

(File photo: A filler nozzle pumps fuel into the gas tank of a tractor-trailer at a Phillips 66 gas station in Princeton, Illinois, U.S., Wednesday, April 1, 2020. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images) (File photo: A filler nozzle pumps fuel into the gas tank of a tractor-trailer at a …

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Russia establishes ceasefire for evacuations amid heavy shelling – ABC4 Utah

LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — Even as Russia announced a ceasefire from Monday morning and the opening of humanitarian corridors in several regions, its armed forces continued to strike Ukrainian cities, several rocket launchers hitting residential buildings. The announcement of a limited ceasefire came a day after hundreds of thousands of …

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February hirings are the strongest since the summer; Unemployment falls to pandemic low

The U.S. economy posted the strongest job growth in seven months in February and the jobless rate fell to its lowest level since the pandemic, signs of a strong labor market ahead of a pivotal Reserve meeting federal. Employers added 678,000 seasonally adjusted workers to their payrolls last month, the …

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Senator Romney: Invading Russia, Sanctions Could Slow Economy, Stimulate Inflation | News, Sports, Jobs

Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, talks to reporters during votes on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2022. This screen capture from a videoconference shows Senator Mitt Romney as he speaks to media in Utah on Wednesday, March 2, 2022, from his office in …

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Here are Salt Lake City’s top-rated barbecue restaurants

(STACKER) – Cooking meat over low, slow heat over an indirect heat source – the only real qualifications for barbecuing – is a true American tradition, dating back to indigenous cultures and carried over by early Spanish colonizers who also gave it the cooking style name. : barbacoa. Today, barbecue …

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Putin Reading: Unhinged or warily tackling West’s fears?

For two decades Vladimir Putin has branded his rivals as reckless and impulsive. But his behavior in ordering an invasion of Ukraine – and now putting Russian nuclear forces on high alert – has some in the West wondering whether the Russian president has become dangerously unstable. In recent days, …

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Governor Glenn Youngkin announces Rocket Lab USA has chosen Virginia for Neutron Rocket launch site and major manufacturing complex, creating 250 new jobs – Royal Examiner

RICHMOND, VA – On February 28, 2022, Governor Glenn Youngkin announced that Rocket Lab USA, Inc. (Nasdaq: RKLB), a global leader in launch services and space systems, has chosen Wallops Island, Va., in Accomack County, as the location for its launch site and extensive manufacturing and operations facilities for its …

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Ukraine-Russia talks will take place on Monday, says Ukrainian official

White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Sunday that Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision to put Russia’s nuclear forces on high alert was part of a larger pattern of unprovoked escalation and of “manufactured threats” from the Kremlin. “This is truly a pattern that we have seen from President Putin …

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Poll: Utahns mixed on state of economy amid inflation worries

When it comes to the current state of the economy, it turns out that Utahans are far more optimistic about what’s happening in their home state compared to the rest of the country. But opinions are almost evenly divided on the actual performance of the local economy. A new statewide …

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Best Hyaluronic Acid Supplement – ABC4 Utah

Which hyaluronic acid supplement is the best? Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring substance in the joints, skin and eyes. It provides healthy lubrication to keep you comfortable throughout the day. Over time, the level of natural hyaluronic acid decreases. When combined with certain joint-wearing conditions (i.e. osteoarthritis), the lack …

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U. enters ‘Engineering Rose Bowl’ with deal that expands research opportunities

A partnership with a national lab gives the University of Utah the ability to research cybersecurity. (Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) John Wagner, director of the Idaho National Laboratory, speaks with Taylor Randall, president of the University of Utah, after a press conference on the partnership between the …

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Biden agency vacancies will drag on White House priorities – ABC4 Utah

WASHINGTON (AP) — For more than a year, the Food and Drug Administration had no permanent chief when the agency was at the center of the battle against COVID-19. Once President Joe Biden nominated Dr. Robert Califf to head the agency, it took the Senate three months to confirm him. …

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Patrick Nelson battles with students, investors and a major hedge fund

A student housing operator who tenants and investors say has mismanaged high-end properties across the country has added a Wall Street colossus to the list of legal opponents. Fortress Investment Group, an investment firm managing funds for institutional and private clients, attempted to take control of a high-rise student apartment …

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5 of the best Utah-bound athlete moments at the 2022 Olympics

More than 80 Olympians with ties to Utah have competed in the 2022 Winter Olympics, with nearly every day of competition in Beijing featuring someone with ties to Beehive State. From Nathan Chen to Erin Jackson, Utah-bound athletes produced many memorable moments at the 2022 Olympics. Here are five of …

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UVU: Ambassador Discusses ‘New World Order’ at UVU Lectures | News, Sports, Jobs

Ambassador Frank Wisner speaks at an event at the Bingham Gallery on the Utah Valley University campus in Orem on Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2022. University President Astrid Tuminez, left , listen to his presentation. Ambassador Frank Wisner speaks at an event at the Bingham Gallery …

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Booking a trip for spring break? Here’s what you need to know

(WXYZ) — Spring break is right around the corner for many people, and if you’re looking to book a trip, you better get there. Flights fill up fast and many prices go up, but can you still get a deal? I went out and got advice. The Stewart family of …

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Disbarred attorney sentenced to 12 years in prison for stealing settlement money from injured clients and cheating on federal income tax | USAO-CDCA

LOS ANGELES – A disbarred lawyer was sentenced today to 144 months in federal prison for stealing settlement money from multiple clients, including a multimillion-dollar settlement that should have been paid to a victim of a car accident, and for cheating on his federal taxes on Income. Philip James Layfield, …

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Berlin Air Force ‘Candy Bomber’ pilot from WWII dies aged 101

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) — Utah native Col. Gail S. “Hal” Halvorsen, also known as the “Candy Bomber” of Berlin, has died at the age of 101. Halverson was a US Air Force pilot who served in World War II in Berlin. At a time when more than two million …

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Sea levels are rising at the fastest rate in 3,000 years

Rising sea water will sterilize farms and damage ports, officials say by: Alexandra Limon Job : February 16, 2022 / 3:26 PM MST / Update: February 16, 2022 / 3:27 PM MST PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – Sea levels are rising at the fastest rate in 3,000 years and will impact …

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Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP recalls FirstCash

RADNOR, Pa., Feb. 13 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The law firm Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP (www.ktmc.com) advises investors that a securities class action lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court North Texas, Fort Worth Division against FirstCash Holdings, Inc. (“FirstCash”) (NASDAQ: FCFS). The suit …

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Fewer accidents after Utah sets toughest DUI law in US

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Road deaths declined in Utah after the state enacted the nation’s toughest drunk driving laws five years ago, a new study finds. published Friday by a US government agency. The findings, which relate to deaths involving alcohol and not alcohol, provide initial validation for conservative …

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Lake Restoration Solutions Gives First Public Presentation on Why Dredging Will Bring Salvation to Utah Lake

Editor’s Note • This story is only available to Salt Lake Tribune subscribers. Please support local journalism. Utah Lake’s environmental problems are so widespread, so entrenched, that solving them requires massive re-engineering of the 150-square-mile lake bed that forms the centerpiece of the Utah Valley, according to proponents of a …

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Border blockades in Canada hamper US shipments of cattle and beef

The United States is Canada’s largest export destination for live cattle and beef. According to the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association, Canada exports these agricultural products to 62 countries, but depends on the United States for 72% of them. Canada is facing blockages and protests over COVID-19 restrictions at the Coutts, Alberta …

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Pitney Bowes Financial Services signs term loan with Zion Delivery Service | Business

STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–February 9, 2022– Pitney Bowes Inc.. (NYSE: PBI), a global shipping and courier company that provides technology, logistics and financial services, today announced that Pitney Bowes Bank has signed a term loan and revolving line of credit with Zion Delivery Service, Inc (ZDS) of Long Beach, CA. ZDS …

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NMSU Joins Efforts to Grow Maple Industry in Western United States

LAS CRUCES — A professor at New Mexico State University is part of a research collaboration that received a $500,000 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture to develop an industry of maple in the western interior region of the country. Rolston St. Hilaire, NMSU Regents Professor and Head …

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Consumer groups want the FDIC to ban bank lease loans with rates that can exceed 100%

In 2019, Sarah Ahmed needed around $2,000. She had just moved from Iowa to Tampa, Florida. And she was renting a new apartment and enrolling her young son in an afterschool program. “So I was just sort of running a little close to red,” Ahmed says, “between moving, finishing furnishing …

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Ban on gay blood donors must end to address shortage, says WADA president

Human blood in storage bags – stock photo (Getty Images) (NEXSTAR) – As the United States faces extremely low blood supplies – and the Red Cross declares its first national blood crisis – many are calling on the Food and Drug Administration to end federal restrictions for homosexual and bisexual …

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Board Approves Bankrupt Puerto Rico’s Tax Plan – ABC4 Utah

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Wage increases for teachers, firefighters, prison officers and other workers were included in a revised tax plan approved Thursday that will serve as Puerto Rico’s economic plan criticized by some then that the island emerges from bankruptcy. A federal board of control that oversees …

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These Four Tennessee Restaurants Were Listed Among Yelp’s Top 100 American Restaurants for 2022

skull rainbow room picture Yelp has released its 9th annual list of the Top 100 Yelp Restaurants in the United States. On the 100 Restaurants list, four restaurants in Tennessee made the list: three in Nashville and one in Sevierville. Topping this year’s list of best restaurants is Cocina Madrigal …

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Electric vehicles drive demand for ‘green metals’ (Electric vehicles drive demand for ‘green metals’) — High Country News – Know the West

In December 2021, President Joe Biden has signed an executive order requiring the federal fleet of 600,000 vehicles to go zero emissions by 2035 as part of an effort to leverage government purchasing power to ‘catalyze the US economy clean energy”. The massive federal government purchase is aimed at helping …

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FDA Progress in 2021: Thinking Outside the Box to Strengthen Prevention

– OPINION – Despite the unprecedented challenges we’ve all faced during the COVID-19 pandemic, 2021 has been another big year for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration‘s food program. I would like to highlight some of the advances we made last year in protecting the safety of food for human …

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Olympic medalist accused of stealing millions in COVID-19 relief money

Find out what clicks on FoxBusiness.com. When the COVID-19 pandemic began nearly two years ago, scammers immediately began siphoning off billions of federal relief dollars approved by Congress. COMPANIES RETURNED $30B IN VIRUS RELIEF LOANS THROUGH PPP Authorities say these fraudsters include Allison Baver, a former Olympic speed skater who …

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A year later, the verdict on Biden’s Divided States of America

Washington (AFP) – When Joe Biden became president, he inherited an America divided in almost every way imaginable, promising to be a force for unity and reconciliation. A year after his inauguration, the country takes stock of its successes and failures. – “Great moment of hope” – “I think Biden …

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For some businesses in Mass., the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed changes for the better

In 2020, the store had its best year yet. And 2021 was even better. “COVID has changed everything in our store,” Titcomb said. “It made us a better company by far.” The pandemic has crushed many small businesses, as health issues, supply chain issues and labor shortages converge. But some …

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Letter: Utah’s Booming Tech Sector Deserves Congressional Support | News, Sports, Jobs

For decades, the Utah government has provided many resources and benefits to startups and small businesses and continues to help foster relationships between business, education, government, and our communities. In doing so, Utah remains among the top five states for businesses in the United States. For many small businesses, social …

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FundThrough Acquires BlueVine Invoice Factoring Business | Business

TORONTO – (BUSINESS WIRE) – January 13, 2022– FundBy, a financial technology platform that solves cash flow challenges for growing businesses through fast bill payments, today announced the acquisition of the invoice factoring business of the financial technology company BlueVine. The acquisition accelerates the company’s strategic focus on integrated financing …

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Golden Strip gets a new sweet business | News from local businesses

Loyalsock Township, Pennsylvania – The Golden Strip will soon get a little nicer as a Crumbl cookie store moves into Loyal Plaza. The cookie bakery will be located at the end of the small shopping center near the entrance to the plaza on E. Third Street in Loyalsock Township. The …

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Senator Lankford defends filibuster: “I think the voice of the minority still counts”

Senator James Lankford, R-Okla., Appeared with Trey Gowdy to explain why the obstruction must remain intact on “Sunday Night in America”. While Gowdy discussed polls that suggest up to 50% of Americans fear democracy may or even should end, Lankford offered optimistic hope for the future. MCCARTHY, THE LEADER OF …

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Absence of warrants is at the center of the Utah Eagle Forum convention

Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes speaks on Saturday at the Utah Eagle Forum’s annual convention at Salt Lake Community College in Sandy. (Mengshin Lin, Deseret News) Estimated reading time: 6-7 minutes SANDY – Government ‘encroaching on freedoms’ was a priority at Saturday’s annual convention of Utah Tories – the majority …

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Canyon Partners, CJM and Hensel Phelps Invest in Multi-Family Project near Salt Lake City; Secured Construction Loan Led by CIBC Bank USA | national news

DRAPER, Utah, January 6, 2022 / PRNewswire / – Canyon Partners, in conjunction with CJM Development Group (“CJM”) and Hensel Phelps Construction Co. (“Hensel Phelps“), announce a joint venture for the top-to-bottom construction of a class A multi-family community at market price located in clothier, a highly coveted and rapidly …

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Dree laundry services are changing the way you do laundry

YesDo you know that pile of laundry you wanted to go to – the one with the untreated grass stains from the kids’ soccer tournament that went into permanent grinding status? What if I told you that you’ve never had to drop another load of laundry in the washer, ever? …

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Trump, Ivanka and Don Jr subpoenaed by New York attorney general

NEW YORK (AP) – The New York attorney general recently subpoenaed former President Donald Trump and his two eldest children, Ivanka and Donald Trump Jr., demanding their testimony as part of a civil investigation into the practices family business, according to a court case. public Monday. The subpoenas, arising from …

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Fauci: CDC reflects on COVID test requirement for asymptomatic people

WASHINGTON (AP) – As the COVID-19 omicron variant increases across the United States, senior federal health officials seek to add a negative test along with its five-day isolation restrictions for asymptomatic Americans who catch it the coronavirus, the White House’s top medical adviser said on Sunday. Dr Anthony Fauci said …

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Mission Ready obtains $ 6,000,000 loan from Northwest Bank

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada – The press wire – DDecember 31, 2021 – Mission Ready Solutions Inc (“Ready for the mission“) (TSXV: MRS) (OTC: MSNVF), a comprehensive public procurement solutions provider is pleased to announce that it has been approved for a loan of $ 6,000,000 (the “”To lend“) Northwest …

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This is the state where couples stay married the longest – 24/7 Wall St.

Economy December 28, 2021 7:30 a.m. For romantics at heart, the statistics on marriage in America are grim. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that 746,971 people divorced in 2019, up from 2,015,603 marriages. This divorce rate translates to 2.7 per 1,000 people. The Institute for Family Studies …

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Biz Buzz: Game design and retail store in Rexburg wants you to have an unforgettable experience

Do you want to know what’s going on in the East Idaho business scene? We have what you need. Here’s a look at this week’s economic news across the valley. BIZ BUZZ REXBOURG Game store in Rexburg provides fun experience for customers Joseph Brower poses for a photo inside his …

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KPot Korean BBQ and Hot Pot to open 3 new locations in Georgia

Korean BBQ & Hot Pot has three new locations slated for Georgia in 2022. Construction records show that 1715 Howell Mill will undergo roughly $ 20,000 in modifications before it opens as a new KPot. KPot’s website confirms Howell Mill Square Restaurant is on their “Coming Soon” list. Sign up …

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Biden aims to reduce bureaucratic bypassing of government services – ABC4 Utah

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden will sign an executive order on Monday aimed at saving Americans time and frustration when they seek a wide range of federal services, such as passport renewals, applying for Social Security benefits and obtaining help after natural disasters. The White House released details of …

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After the FBI raid, Quiboloy still received COVID money from the US government

RICH BY THE FBI IN 2020 Apollo Quiboloy’s Kingdom of Jesus Christ, the church of the name above every name in Los Angeles, California —DANNY PETILLA LOS ANGELES — Is the self-describing “designated son of God” just another mortal seeking mammon? Apollo Quiboloy, spiritual advisor to President Duterte recently indicted …

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Not everyone likes the Lake Utah Islands project

Uit could soon become the largest man-made island project in human history. The Lake Utah Restoration Project is a $ 6.4 billion project, of which $ 2.2 billion is spent on dredging Lake Utah, deepening the lake by seven feet, and using the remaining sediment. to create artificial islands in …

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How the Owlet smart sock went from a parent favorite to an FDA warning

SALT LAKE CITY – Krystina Askew bought an Owlet smart sock for her first son, which was conceived through fertility treatments. “How difficult it was to have him,” Askew explained, “we wanted to make sure we had peace of mind.” “And then when we found out that maybe the FDA …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Local Utah Headlines – Monday Night, October 11, 2021

Monday evening October 11, 2021 State Encourage POCs to get involved in the redistribution Analysis of recent census data shows that more than half of Utah’s growth over the past decade has come from racial and ethnic minorities, and nearly 25% of Utahns identify themselves that way. For example, the …

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Lloyd Pies Obituary (1935 – 2021) – Kaysville, UT

Lloyd Westley Pies September 18, 1935 – October 8, 2021 Our beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, Lloyd Westley Pies, 86, passed away peacefully of this life on October 8, 2021, surrounded by his family, after a courageous battle with cancer. Lloyd was born on September 18, 1935 in Milbank, …

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The American city to visit this winter (and no, it’s not on a coast)

Many Olympians call Park City home, including skier Lindsey Vonn who is often seen at Atticus Coffee (atticustea.com) and Java Cow (javacowparkcity.com) For the ice cream. The food scene here is impressive for a small town. Cross several continents in a few days between the gastronomic newcomer Courchevel Bistro (courchevelbistro.com), …

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Congress just put in place another debt ceiling showdown in December. Everything will probably be fine because neither side really wants to default.

President Joe Biden and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer. Drew Angerer / Getty Images The past two weeks have underscored one thing: both sides want to avoid defaulting on debt. When the debt ceiling expires in December, things will likely be fine, just like in October. Plus, the United States …

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Utah County Farmers Markets Offer More Than Produce

Utah County Farmers’ Markets have been packed with students, families and other community members since the summer of 2021. As they run through the end of October, the reasons people shop or simply visit the markets vary. (Brittany Allen) OREM – At the Orem Sunset Farmers Market, string lights twinkle …

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KeyBank Double SBA 7 (a) Lendi

CLEVELAND, October 7, 2021 CLEVELAND, October 7, 2021 / PRNewswire / – KeyBank today announced that it has granted 947 loans for a total of $ 434 million in the SBA’s 2021 fiscal year, more than doubling its number of individual small business unit loan approvals from 2020. The volume …

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Committee vying to bring Olympics back to Utah to meet IOC next month

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – The next step in bringing the future Olympics back to Utah is expected to be over 5,000 miles next month. Members of the Salt Lake City-Utah Games Committee, led by President and CEO Fraser Bullock and Bid Chairperson Catherine Raney Norman, will travel to Lausanne, …

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Gary Tang Obituary (1941 – 2021) – Salt Lake City, UT

Gary Tang August 29, 1941 – September 21, 2021 Salt Lake City, Utah — Gary Tang (our “Papa Tang”) joined his beloved granddaughter Jessica Ward and the love of his life Marilyn Millet Tang (just two weeks to the day after her passing), in a eternal peace on September 29. …

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Files show slow response to report of California oil spill – ABC4 Utah

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) – The United States Coast Guard received the first report of a possible oil spill off the southern California coast more than 12 hours before a company reported the major leak in its pipeline and that a clean-up effort be initiated, according to the records. . …

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Utah Reports 3,300 COVID Cases, 8 Deaths Over Weekend

SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah Department of Health said on Monday that eight more Utahns had died from COVID-19 and that 3,300 residents had tested positive for the virus over the weekend. The UDOH broke down this number of cases as follows: 01/10: 1,369 cases 02/10: 1,082 cases 10/3: …

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Collaboration – Estes Park Trail-Gazette

I generally try not to be political in this column. However, two of my favorite senators went rafting together last week and I think it is worth noting. Mitt Romney (Utah, Republican) and Michael Bennet (Colorado, Democrat) took an unusual crew down the Colorado River. They packed 2 rafts with …

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Coal resources in the Uinta basin could be used for electronics and renewable energy products

Coal has always been an important resource and an economic engine in northeast Utah. Now researchers at the University of Utah are studying alternative uses, as well as other critical mineral deposits near the Uinta Basin. They hope to find and transform the raw resources into materials that can be …

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Improving public lands does not require heavy machinery

The Salt Lake Tribune on September 19 included a commentary from Redge Johnson, director of the Utah Public Lands Policy Coordination Office, in which he wrote about the ecological challenges facing our public lands in Utah. As a member of the Conservation Corps, I belong to a community of young …

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Merck says experimental pill reduces worst effects of COVID-19 – ABC4 Utah

through: MATTHEW PERRONE, Associate Press Posted: Oct 1, 2021 / 04:11 AM MDT / Update: Oct 1, 2021 / 04:11 AM MDT WASHINGTON (AP) – Merck & Co. said on Friday that its experimental COVID-19 pill was halving hospitalizations and deaths among people recently infected with the coronavirus and that …

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How two brothers from a small coal mining town built the main solar platform

LEHI, UTAH, United States, September 30, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – The story of one of the country’s major solar rigs begins ironically in a small mining town of Colstrip, Montana. Brothers and co-founders, Will (CEO) and Dave Anderson (CMO) were brought up in the face of the reality of the energy …

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