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Maggots, mold and dirt reported in Weber jail food

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Health inspectors looked into reports of maggots, mold, and dirt in jail food, and labels...

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Roy's new mayor takes aim at business growth, trimming taxes, annexation

Roy Mayor Bob Dandoy

Bob Dandoy defeated Willard Cragun, the incumbent mayor, last year and took office in Roy in early January.


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This year looks different for inflation as Wall St. braces

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Laid low for most of the past decade, U.S. inflation is showing signs that it might begin to stage a comeback in 2018. Among the forces coalescing to propel prices higher: the strongest domestic and international economies since the start of the decade, the lowest unemployment...


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Ogletree law firm accused of gender pay gap in $300 million suit

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. When California employment lawyer Dawn Knepper transferred to her law firm’s Orange County office in 2012, she asked to be paid at least as much as a male counterpart with similar seniority whom she’d outscored in billable hours and finding more business. Instead, she says, the...


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Financial Markets Glance

Dow Jones Industrials High: 26,086.12 Low: 25,702.99 Close: 25,792.86 Change: —10.33 Other Indexes Standard&Poors 500 Index: 2776.42 —9.82 NYSE Index: 13,246.82 —47.52 Nasdaq Composite Index: 7223.69 —37.37 NYSE Amer Composite: 2699.49 +11.43 Russell 2000 Index: 1572.97 —19.00 Wilshire 5000...


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Nutella maker to pay $2.8 billion for Nestle U.S. candy unit

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Nestle agreed to sell its U.S. confectionery unit to Ferrero, the Italian maker of Nutella, in the first substantial step away from the candy industry by the company that invented milk chocolate. The sale of the unit, which includes the Butterfinger and Baby Ruth brands, is...


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US stocks reverse gains after record surge

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. U.S. stocks sank, retreating from all-time highs as commodities producers and industrial shares took a hit with oil and metals in decline. Treasuries rose amid Congressional talks to avert a government shutdown Friday. All major equity gauges were lower. The Dow Jones...


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World's largest money manager to CEOS: You must do good for society

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. More than 1,000 global CEOs received a letter Tuesday from one of the world’s most influential money managers with a pointed message: Simply posting good financial returns is no longer enough. You must have a positive impact on society, too. In his annual letter to...


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5 ways the future of retail is already here

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. NEW YORK - Americans’ shopping habits are quickly changing, which means retailers and tech start-ups are racing to make over every part of the industry, from the weekly grocery trip to putting together a weekend outfit. And while many of the new offerings - mobile...


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Tax law brings big paper losses, long-term gains to US banks

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NEW YORK (AP) — Big U.S. banks have been reporting billions of dollars in paper losses this month as they are forced to come into compliance with the new tax law. And while the losses are massive, they were largely expected, and bank executives say the new tax law will be good for banks as well as...


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With a $6B charge comes new thoughts about GE's future

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BOSTON (AP) — General Electric Co. is signaling it may undergo a more comprehensive transformation, a decade after breaking off substantial pieces of the multinational conglomerate in bid to a return it to its industrial roots. CEO John Flannery, who was put in charge of reviving the company last...


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