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Boise, Idaho • Attention pet owners: A company you’ve never heard of wants you to stop buying prescription medicines and supplements for your dog or cat from your veterinarian and buy its products in ...

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  • Microsoft general manager Megan Saunders describes Paint 3D at a Microsoft media event in New York, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) Fans of Microsoft’s long-standing Paint program are feeling very blue
    Fans of Microsoft’s long-standing Paint program are suddenly feeling very blue. The company recently announced that Microsoft Paint is on a list of fe...
    Updated Jul 24 2017 02:03 pm   |     |   Share
  • President Donald Trump boards Air Force One in Naval Air Station Norfolk, in Norfolk, Va Saturday, July 22, 2017, en route to Dulles International Airport, in Dulles, Va., after attending the commissioning ceremony of the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78). (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) IMF cuts its U.S. growth forecast, citing Trump’s unfulfilled promises
    Washington • The International Monetary Fund has decreased its estimate of how fast the U.S. economy will grow in coming years, a change the organizat...
    Updated Jul 24 2017 11:15 am   |     |   Share
  • FILE - This June 19, 2015, file photo shows the Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve Board Building in Washington. When the Federal Reserve ends its latest policy meeting Wednesday, July 26, 2017, it may hint at two key questions: Might persistently low inflation lead the Fed to slow its interest-rate hikes? And when will it start to shrink its balance sheet, a process that will likely elevate long-term borrowing costs over time? (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File) Federal Reserve will likely focus on low inflation but leave rates alone
    Washington • The Federal Reserve has already achieved one of its two mandates: With the unemployment rate at just 4.4 percent, the Fed has essentially...
    Updated Jul 24 2017 10:39 am   |     |   Share
  • This Monday, July 10, 2017, photo shows a home for sale, in North Andover, Mass. On Monday, July 24, 2017, the National Association of Realtors reports on sales of existing homes in June. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola) U.S. home sales fell in June because would-be buyers can’t find homes
    Washington • Homebuyers faced surging prices and a shrinking number of properties for sale in June — causing the pace of sales to fall. Sales of exist...
    Updated Jul 24 2017 10:36 am   |     |   Share



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  • FILE - In this June 18, 2015 file photo, an Airbus A380 takes off for its demonstration flight at the Paris Air Show, in Le Bourget airport, north of Paris. Airbus announced Wednesday Jan. 11, 2017 that it delivered 688 planes over the year, primarily in the single-aisle A320 family, compared with 635 in 2015. The company increased deliveries of its long-delayed A350 wide-body. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File) Future of Airbus A380 superjumbo said to hinge on Emirates order
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  • (Tribune file photo by Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)    The construction industry was thriving in Utah during June, employing close to 8,000 more people than a year earlier, many involved in erecting new apartments around Salt Lake City. Utah saw more job creation in June but also more unemployment
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  • FILE - This Wednesday, June 4, 2014, file photo shows a selection of Visa cards in Boston. Visa Inc. reports earnings, Thursday, July 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File) Visa’s third-quarter profit beats expectations
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  • A Custom Command/Service Module, and Planetary Globe, right, to be offered at auction at Sotheby’s, are displayed in New York, Thursday, July 13, 2017. The Custom Command/Service Module is estimated at $5,000 to $7,000. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) U.S. stocks flat as earnings, central banks dominate
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  • (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Members of the Utah Symphony perform during the Grand Opening Celebration of the George S. and Dolores DorÈ Eccles Theater Saturday October 22, 2016. Entertainment, not shopping, is what’s attracting people and businesses to downtown Salt Lake City
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  • West Valley City to spring for half a million dollars if Frito-Lay expands on its Utah plant
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  • This Friday, July 14, 2017, photo shows Cat & Jack jeans and tops, made with Repreve polyester fabric created from recycled plastic bottles, on display at a Target store, in New York. A growing number of major retailers such as fast-fashion chain H&M, Target Corp. and J.C. Penney are coming out with fashions that use waste from all types of trash including plastic bottles. But price still rules for shoppers. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) Retailers, brands see green for back-to-school shopping
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