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Atlanta • An exit button inside a downtown Atlanta hotel where a worker was found dead failed to work during an inspection, trapping two people who had to beat on the door to alert someone to let them out, a …

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  • Utah tax climate is 9th for business
    Utah has the ninth best tax climate for businesses, said a new study by the Tax Foundation, an independent tax policy research organization. Its State...
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  • Utah leads nation in personal income growth
    Personal income grew faster in Utah than any state between the first and second quarter this year, and the Salt Lake metro area had the lowest unemplo...
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  • Yellen defends tougher banking regulations
    Washington • Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says the financial health of the nation’s banking system has strengthened considerably since the 2008 ...
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  • Innovator BlackBerry to stop making phones
    BlackBerry, the Canadian company that invented the smartphone and addicted legions of road warriors to the “crackberry,” has stopped making its iconic...
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