Hospital best for
LDS Hospital has been named one of the nation's best when it comes to caring for women, according to Becker's Hospital Review. It named LDS to its list of the "100 Hospitals with Great Women's Health Programs." The recognition comes just a month after U.S. News & World Report named LDS the best hospital overall in Utah.
band team up
Ed Kenley Ford and the Davis High School Marching Bank will stage a fundraiser Sept. 15 to help the band march in the 2013 Rose Parade. The Drive One 4 UR School event will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Davis High, 325 S. Main St., Kaysville. The Layton dealership will provide vehicles for test drives, with Ford donating $20 for each test drive taken.
Campbell Soup earned $127 million, or 40 cents per share, for the fourth quarter ended July 29. In the year ago period when the company was weighed down by restructuring charges it earned $100 million, or 31 cents per share. Revenue was basically flat at $1.61 billion
Westminster College was awarded a $790,000 National Science Foundation grant for a program that seeks to address the falling enrollment in high school computer science classes and the increased need for computing professionals. Associate Professor Helen Hu is directing the collaborative project with the state's Office of Education, Brigham Young University and Southern Utah University.
Investor group sells
Dick Clark company
Dick Clark Productions, which produces New Year's Rockin' Eve and the Golden Globe Awards, is being sold to a group that includes the investment firm Guggenheim Partners. Financial terms were not disclosed. Selling Dick Clark Productions is RedZone Capital, owned by Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder. RedZone bought the company in 2007 for $175 million.
Cosmo gets new
Women's magazine Cosmopolitan named Marie Claire chief Joanna Coles as editor-in-chief of its U.S. edition, as Kate White steps down from the post after 14 years. White will remain with Hearst Magazines as an adviser. The 50-year-old Coles was in Marie Claire top spot since April 2006.
Diet groups back
sugary drink law
Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig and other diet groups say they are supporting New York City's proposed crackdown on super-sized sugary drinks. Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the measure will help fight obesity. Opponents say the city is infringing on personal freedom. The proposal is set to go to a Sept. 13 vote at the city Board of Health.