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CHEYENNE, Wyo.— It remains to be seen just how much of a lasting natural gas-price spike people in the West will feel after a dramatic explosion and fire at a major gas processing plant in western Wyoming. The Williams Partners LP plant at Opal had been processing about 1 billion cubic feet of gas per day, or enough to supply 5 million average U.S. households.
OPAL, Wyo.— A small town in southwest Wyoming was evacuated Wednesday after an explosion and fire at a natural gas processing facility and major national pipeline hub.
NEW YORK, April 23- My family's contribution to the $15 billion annual allergy business tallies up to well over $100 a month, but our costs- like many people's- are adding up differently this year.
RICHMOND, Va.— Reynolds American Inc.' s first-quarter profit fell more than 28 percent as the company sold fewer cigarettes and spent more on expanding its electronic cigarette brand and legal costs.
NEW DELHI— Climbing to the roof of the world is becoming less predictable and possibly more dangerous, scientists say, as climate change brings warmer temperatures that may eat through the ice and snow on Mount Everest.
SALT LAKE CITY— A Utah bank confirmed Tuesday that an airplane registered to the bank was used by a Ghana mining company to take Ghanaian businessmen to Iran last week. The New York Times published a story last week revealing the presence of the plane, which had a small American flag on the tail, in Iran.
SALT LAKE CITY— He plays a bumbling dad on ABC's "Modern Family," but in Salt Lake City Ty Burrell is trying out for a role as restaurateur. Burrell has just opened Beer Bar, a beer garden-like eatery that serves 150 beers paired up with an array of house-made bratwursts, local breads and Belgian fries.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.— Facing a high prevalence of diabetes, many American Indian tribes are returning to their roots with community and home gardens, cooking classes that incorporate traditional foods, and running programs to encourage healthy lifestyles. A proposed 2 percent sales tax on chips, cookies and sodas failed Tuesday in a Tribal Council vote.
WASHINGTON— Grappling with fast-changing technology, Supreme Court justices debated Tuesday whether they can protect the copyrights of TV broadcasters to the shows they send out without strangling innovations in the use of the internet.
AT&T currently has such speeds in Austin, Texas, and has committed to offer the service in Dallas. The company is also in advanced talks to bring GigaPower to two additional markets, Raleigh-Durham and Winston-Salem, N.C.. A rival offering from Google Inc., known as Google Fiber, is available in Kansas City and is coming soon to Austin and Provo, Utah.
SALT LAKE CITY— An airplane that mysteriously ended up in Iran is registered to a Utah bank under an arrangement for aviation ownership that has prompted two warnings from a government watchdog in the past year.
SALT LAKE CITY— Utah's unemployment rate increased slightly last month, the first time since last July the rate has climbed instead of falling. The Department of Workforce Services announced Friday that the state's jobless rate for March was 4.1 percent, up from 3.9 percent the month before.
NEW YORK— Two Chinese Internet companies, a sporting goods retailer and a travel software provider rose in their stock market debuts Thursday.
TOKYO, April 15- Some Japanese Internet companies are getting a boost from foreign investors as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pushes for an elusive strength his country's firms are not known for- high returns.
April 15- For business flyers like Adam Kubryk, who is on the road about 200 days a year, one of the perks of flying often and using the same airline regularly is getting upgraded from coach to business class when a seat is available. The issue: in March, the airline stopped offering upgrades for flights between New York and Los Angeles, San Francisco or Seattle.
CHEYENNE, Wyo.— In its prime, a massive steam locomotive known as Big Boy No. 4014 was a moving eruption of smoke and vapor, a 6,300- horsepower brute dragging heavy freight trains over the mountains of Wyoming and Utah.
RENO, Nev.— A Nevada rancher said Monday he's trying to determine if federal agents damaged his cattle when the animals were rounded up then released in a showdown with angry protesters over a decades-long dispute about rangeland grazing rights.
Three Republicans who are considering a run for the White House pitched their views on Saturday for how conservatives can retake power in Washington.
The Bureau of Land Management took the action after hundreds of states' rights protesters, including militia and tea party members, showed up at corrals outside Mesquite to demand the animals' return to rancher Cliven Bundy.
WASHINGTON, April 10- More than 7.5 million people are expected to sign up for private health coverage this year under President Barack Obama's healthcare law, the top U.S. health official said on Thursday.