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  • WASHINGTON— The fundamentals of tax overhaul were strong some 30 years ago. A popular president, Republican Ronald Reagan, pushed the landmark 1986 measure. Republicans who control all of Washington are planning on going it alone, without help from Democrats.

  • The biggest gains, as a proportion of total jobs, were in Montana, Nebraska, Arkansas, and New Mexico. In the past 12 months, job gains were strongest, in percentage terms, in Idaho, Utah and Nevada, all states in the Mountain region. Gains in Utah and Nevada have been similarly widespread.

  • The North American Free Trade Agreement with Mexico and Canada will top the list of trade deals to be reviewed, which affect 20 countries from the Americas to Asia, the officials told Reuters. Politico first reported the plan for the two orders, quoting a senior administration official as saying the trade orders would help shift the White House narrative "to a...

  • MIDVALE, Utah _ Sportsman's Warehouse Holdings Inc. on Thursday reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of $10.5 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 27 cents per share. For the current quarter ending in May, Sportsman's Warehouse said it expects revenue in the range of $150 million to $155...

  • Utah's governor has signed legislation giving the state the strictest DUI threshold in the country. Utah's new threshold would take effect on Dec. 30, 2018. A national auto safety group is applauding Utah's governor for deciding to sign legislation giving the state the strictest DUI threshold in the country.

  • SALT LAKE CITY— Utah's governor announced Thursday that he will sign legislation giving the predominantly Mormon state the strictest DUI threshold in the country, a change that restaurant groups and representatives of the ski and snowboard industry say will hurt tourism. The American Beverage Institute, a national restaurant group, took out full-page...

  • DRAPER, Utah _ HealthEquity Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $4.1 million. HealthEquity expects full-year earnings to be 50 cents to 55 cents per share, with revenue in the range of $220 million to $225 million. HealthEquity shares have increased roughly 8 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • PHNOM PENH, Cambodia— Cambodia has suspended the export of human breast milk by a U.S.-based company pioneered by a former Mormon missionary. Ambrosia Labs stopped collecting breast milk about two weeks ago because the Utah company is applying for a license from the Health Ministry, said co-owner Ryan Newell. Newell said he and co-owner Bronzson Woods, who...

  • "I would hate to be a Republican whose vote prevented us from keeping the commitment we've made to the American people for almost 10 years now" to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's health care law, the Kentucky Republican told Associated Press reporters and editors in an interview. McConnell also shot down prospects for President Donald...

  • WASHINGTON, March 19- U.S. House Republicans are working on changes to their healthcare overhaul bill to provide more generous tax credits for older Americans and add a work requirement for the Medicaid program for the poor, House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Sunday. Ryan also said Republicans were working on changes that would allow federal block grants to states...

  • WASHINGTON, March 19- U.S. House Republicans are working on changes to their healthcare overhaul bill to provide more generous tax credits for older Americans and add a work requirement for the Medicaid program for the poor, House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Sunday. Ryan said Republican leaders still planned to bring the healthcare bill to a vote on the House of...

  • Trump OKs changes in GOP health care bill, winning support. President Donald Trump has agreed to add fresh Medicaid curbs to the House Republican health care bill. WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump agreed to add fresh Medicaid curbs to the House Republican health care bill Friday, bolstering the measure with support from some conservative lawmakers but...

  • Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. said Friday that 631 rigs sought oil and 157 explored for natural gas this week. Oklahoma increased by 10 rigs, North Dakota added five, Texas gained four, Colorado and Utah were each up two, and Alaska gained one. Arkansas, California, Kansas, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia were all unchanged.

  • Jason Chaffetz has strolled to four easy re-election wins in his Republican-friendly Utah congressional district, but now he's facing a surprising challenge from a Democratic political newcomer who raised nearly a half million dollars— by tapping into anger over Chaffetz' recent comment suggesting people should spend their money on health insurance...

  • President Donald Trump says he expects the House Republican health plan will be passed "substantially pretty quickly." Dean Heller says he can't support the House GOP health care bill in its current form, leaving the measure short of the support it needs in the Senate. Heller, who faces re-election next year, was asked if he agreed with Nevada Gov.

  • WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump agreed to add fresh Medicaid curbs to the House Republican health care bill Friday, bolstering the measure with support from some conservative lawmakers but leaving its prospects wobbly. While the rapid-fire events seemed to build momentum for the pivotal GOP legislation, its fate remained clouded.

  • The U.S. Air Force this week hosted allies and partners in Hawaii for a symposium on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, which can sneak undetected behind enemy radar. The Air Force will use the F-35 to replace the A-10 and the F-16, and say it represents a "quantum leap" in air combat capability over these older planes. The F-35 is being built in different configurations...

  • CHICAGO, March 16- A Wal-Mart Stores Inc supplier has recalled frozen pizzas available in 11 U.S. states due to concerns about possible listeria contamination, according to the retailer and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. RBR Meat Company recalled about 21,220 pounds of Marketside Extra Large Supreme Pizza that were shipped to retail distribution...

  • LEHI, Utah _ Vivint Solar Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $20.1 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The Lehi, Utah- based company said it had profit of 18 cents per share. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 42 cents per share.

  • NEW YORK, March 16- Oil prices slipped on Thursday, as support from a weaker dollar was offset by U.S. crude inventories near record high levels that again raised concerns whether OPEC- led output cuts were starting to drain a global glut. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and some non- OPEC producers cut production from Jan. 1 to reduce record...