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  • WASHINGTON— The Senate on Tuesday approved a wide-ranging, $854 billion bill that funds the military and a host of civilian agencies for the next year and provides a short-term fix to keep the government open through early December. The bill also approves spending for Health and Human Services, Education, Labor and other agencies, including a 5 percent boost for...

  • SALT LAKE CITY— Mormon church leaders are calling for Utah lawmakers to pass medical-marijuana legislation by the end of the year even as they urge people to vote against a ballot measure that would legalize medical marijuana in the state. Church leaders say they oppose the ballot measure because they believe it could allow recreational users get marijuana...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 14- The Communication Workers of America labor union, which opposes T-Mobile's proposed purchase of rival Sprint, has written to all 50 state attorneys general to highlight potential job losses from the proposed deal as well as antitrust concerns. Attorneys general in New York and California have reportedly begun probes into the $26 billion...

  • SALT LAKE CITY _ Park City Group Inc. on Thursday reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of $1.3 million. On a per-share basis, the Salt Lake City- based company said it had net income of 6 cents. Park City Group shares have dropped nearly 5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • WASHINGTON— Over the protests of many Democrats, the Senate on Wednesday evening approved President Donald Trump's choice to become the new head of the IRS. With the midterm elections barely two months away, critics say the new policy announced by the IRS in July will let more dark money— including from foreign interests— flood into the U.S. political system.

  • WASHINGTON— A panel of federal regulators has lifted the strict government oversight it had imposed on Zions, a big regional bank. The Financial Stability Oversight Council announced Wednesday it had decided to grant the request by Zions allowing it to escape the more strict oversight upon completion of its proposed merger with its parent company, Salt Lake...

  • COLUMBUS, Ohio— Ohio awarded another round of prizes totaling $2.4 million Wednesday in its global technology challenge seeking scientific breakthroughs to address the U.S. opioid crisis. Ohio Third Frontier Commission Chairman David Goodman, whose high-tech development panel is leading the effort, said since it was launched last fall, the competition has...

  • TRENTON, N.J.— Several major hospital groups Thursday launched their own generic drug company to tackle chronic shortages and high prices. The company isn't disclosing the drugs' names for competitive reasons, but they include a mix of generic pills, patches and injectable drugs for treating infections, pain and heart conditions, board chairman Dan...

  • Huawei has said it was aiming to roll out the product, called FusionHome, in the United States before the end of the summer, a year after its original target. Analysts and distributors had expected it to knock $100- $200 off current market prices of similar devices costing between $1,000 and $1,500 per household. Company spokesman Joe Kelly said in July that the...

  • Customer shops inside a BJ's Wholesale Club store in Falls Church, Virginia.

    U.S. businesses have a message for Trump: new China tariffs on $200 billion of goods will force Americans to pay more for items they use throughout their daily lives.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 20- A broad cross-section of U.S. businesses has a message for the Trump administration: new tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese imports will force Americans to pay more for items they use throughout their daily lives, from cradles to coffins. "USTRs proposed tariffs on an additional $200 billion of Chinese imports dramatically expands the harm to...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 20- A broad cross-section of U.S. businesses has a message for the Trump administration: new tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese imports will force Americans to pay more for items they use throughout their daily lives, from cradles to coffins. Six days of public hearings on the proposed duties of up to 25 percent will start on Monday in Washington as...

  • A photo illustration of the mobile game, "Game of War."

    A librarian from Utah used city resources to make in-app purchases in Game of War, the Herald Journal reported.

  • Dan England, chairman of his family’s fourth-generation company, C.R. England, says he could use 500 additional drivers to meet growing demand.

    Some 500,000 nonlocal, for-hire truckers are delivering freight in the U.S., and the industry needs 51,000 more, experts say.

  • NEW YORK, July 31- Donna Childs recently bought a home in Rhode Island about 5 minutes from the Pocasset River, and, despite past flooding, everyone told her she did not need flood insurance. But what it actually refers to is a flood event that has a 1 percent chance of occurring in any given year, said Lynne McChristian, consultant with the Insurance Information...

  • NEW YORK, July 31- Donna Childs recently bought a home in Rhode Island about 5 minutes from the Pocasset River, and, despite past flooding, everyone told her she did not need flood insurance. But what it actually refers to is a flood event that has a 1 percent chance of occurring in any given year, said Lynne McChristian, consultant with the Insurance Information...

  • NEW YORK, July 31- Donna Childs recently bought a home in Rhode Island about 5 minutes from the Pocasset River, and, despite past flooding, everyone told her she did not need flood insurance. But what it actually refers to is a flood event that has a 1 percent chance of occurring in any given year, said Lynne McChristian, consultant with the Insurance Information...

  • A White House spokeswoman said on Sunday that Trump would make remarks at the exhibit designed to demonstrate the administration's "commitment to ensuring more products are made in America." All major automakers, including Ford Motor Co, which will have an F-150 pickup truck on display at the White House exhibit, oppose imposing vehicle and parts tariffs of up...

  • A White House spokeswoman said on Sunday that Trump would make remarks at the exhibit designed to demonstrate the administration's "commitment to ensuring more products are made in America." All major automakers, including Ford Motor Co, which will have an F-150 pickup truck on display at the White House exhibit, oppose imposing vehicle and parts tariffs of up...

  • WASHINGTON, July 19- A decade of inaction by the U.S. Republican Party on climate legislation will end next week when one its own offers a carbon tax bill, which is sure to fail in the House of Representatives, but is notable for winning even a little Republican support. Representative Carlos Curbelo of Florida, a member of the House tax committee, said he will unveil...