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  • WENDOVER, Utah— A small city of tents, trailers and thousands of visitors appears almost every August in the Utah desert to watch cars, motorcycles and anything with wheels rocket across gleaming white sheets of salt at speeds that can top 400 mph. "The main international racetrack used to be 13 miles in length," said Stuart Gosswein with Save the Salt, a group of race...

  • "We're not taking up the Senate bill," the California Republican told reporters at the Capitol, adding that the Senate should instead take up the bill already passed by the House. "My best advice to the Senate is to get our highway bill moved forward," he said. Hours later, in a hectic late-night session, the Senate voted 64-29 to include the provision reviving the...

  • Ted Cruz for harshly criticizing Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, an extraordinary display of intraparty division played out live on the Senate floor. The drama came as the Senate defeated a procedural vote to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law and took a step toward reviving the federal Export-Import Bank, both amendments on a must-pass...

  • July 24- Anthem Inc said on Friday it would buy Cigna Corp for about $54.2 billion, creating the largest U.S. health insurer by membership and accelerating the industry's consolidation from five national players to three. The proposed acquisition, the health insurance industry's largest, comes three weeks after Aetna Inc agreed to buy Humana Inc for $37...

  • WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va.— As Congress considers a long-awaited transportation funding bill, some Republican governors as well as Democrats say they aren't waiting to raise or borrow money to fix or build roads, bridges and highways. GOP governors in Georgia, Iowa, South Dakota and Utah are among those who have approved road tax increases.

  • SALT LAKE CITY— Most people are gathering Friday in Utah to celebrate the state's Mormon heritage at Pioneer Day parades featuring floats, carriages and women in prairie dresses. A few gathered on patios and lawns near the parade route in Salt Lake City, sipping beer and munching on pies in a nod to the roots of the faux holiday that began 10 to 15 years ago.

  • Merit Medical beats Street 2Q forecasts Thursday, 23 Jul 2015 | 6:57 PM ET

    SOUTH JORDAN, Utah _ Merit Medical Systems Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $7.4 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 19 cents per share. Merit Medical shares have increased 28 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Utah Medical posts 2Q profit Thursday, 23 Jul 2015 | 9:36 AM ET

    MIDVALE, Utah _ Utah Medical Products Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $2.9 million. On a per-share basis, the Midvale, Utah- based company said it had profit of 77 cents. Keywords: Utah Medical Products, Earnings Report.

  • NEW YORK, July 21- U.S. charter schools are defaulting on bonds at a rate of 3.3 percent, a level higher than that recorded three years ago but still not one which should concern investors, according to the co-publisher of a report made available on Tuesday. Of the $10.4 billion issued by charter schools, $346.9 million, or 3.3 percent, has defaulted, according to the...

  • HONOLULU— A man was arrested in Hawaii for allegedly arranging to buy six pairs of military-grade night-vision goggles from an undercover federal agent and trying to export them to China, court documents show. Kim, 41, tried to send the devices to China, according to the complaint, but it's unclear what he intended to do with them after that. He was born in North...

  • WASHINGTON— Businesses big and small would get to keep claiming dozens of tax breaks that expired at the start of the year under a bill that overwhelmingly passed the Senate Finance Committee Tuesday. It would add $95 billion to the budget deficit over the next decade, according to the nonpartisan Joint Committee on Taxation, which provides official estimates...

  • Zions beats 2Q profit forecasts Monday, 20 Jul 2015 | 4:31 PM ET

    SALT LAKE CITY _ Zions Bancorp on Monday reported second-quarter profit of $14 million. The average estimate of 12 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 39 cents per share. Eight analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $555 million.

  • SALT LAKE CITY— Utah state officials have given the go-ahead for a tar sands mine under construction on the eastern flank of the state. Utah Division of Oil, Gas and Mining director John Baza said Monday that his decision addresses concerns raised by opposition while acknowledging that U.S. Oil Sands Inc., the Canadian company building the mine, has complied with...

  • SALT LAKE CITY— Utah attorneys defending a hotly contested law banning minimum prices for contact lenses argued this week that the state has the right to regulate industry price-fixing even if the products are sold to customers elsewhere. Any sales by Utah- based retailers are in-state transactions, no matter where the contacts are shipped, the Utah Attorney...

  • July 16- Goldman Sachs Group Inc has begun staffing up again after years of cutting back, to build up its investment management business and comply with new regulations. The workers it is hiring are mainly in lower-cost places like Salt Lake City and Bangalore, Chief Financial Officer Harvey Schwartz said Thursday on the bank's second quarter earnings call.

  • Goldman Sachs pads bottom line with frugal hiring Thursday, 16 Jul 2015 | 12:58 PM ET

    July 16- Goldman Sachs Group Inc is hiring like crazy to expand its investment management business, but because many of its new workers are based in low-cost cities, its costs are still going down. Its workforce of 34,900 employees at June 30 was up 8 percent over a year and up 1 percent since March 31. The bank shifted parts of its workforce that handle tasks, ranging...

  • Employee at Utah zip line attraction falls to his death Wednesday, 15 Jul 2015 | 2:08 PM ET

    KANAB, Utah— An employee at Kanab Zipline has died after trying to help a rider land safely on the landing deck. Kanab Police Chief Tom Cram says Gilley had been helping riders land securely when one rider approached the deck too quickly and bounced back up the line. Utah's Occupational Safety and Health Administration are investigating the incident.

  • APNewsBreak: Bogus enrollees kept getting 'Obamacare' Wednesday, 15 Jul 2015 | 12:45 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Phony applicants that investigators signed up last year under President Barack Obama's health care law got automatically re-enrolled for 2015. Some were rewarded with even bigger taxpayer subsidies for their insurance premiums, a congressional probe has found. The nonpartisan Government Accountability Office says 11 counterfeit...

  • TRENTON, N.D., July 10- One of the largest facilities in North Dakota that loads oil onto railcars laid off 10 percent of its staff this week as it pares operations in an environment of lower oil prices, a source familiar with the company's operations said. Savage Services Corp laid off 12 full-time employees at its 373- acre transloading and pipe logistics...

  • "Walmart and others were a fundamental force in getting many companies to go the way of the dodo," he said. Avgoustis was among some 2,000 executives from U.S. manufacturing companies who journeyed to Wal-Mart Stores Inc headquarters here on July 7 to huddle in tiny conference rooms with Walmart buyers and present products made in the U.S. They would also get...