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Utah landowners aim to add governmental entities to lawsuit

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah landowners association is hoping to expand its lawsuit against the now-defunct Mountain Accord to include the governmental entities that were involved with the group. The Mountain Accord was a stakeholder group for ski resorts, transportation managers and governments...


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Arthur Cinader, founder of preppy fashion powerhouse J. Crew, dies at 90

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Arthur Cinader, who built a pastel-colored, turtlenecked fashion empire as the founder of J. Crew, popularizing a preppy aesthetic in the 1980s and ‘90s through meticulously produced catalogues and sleek, wood-paneled stores, died Oct. 11 at his home in Santa Fe, New...


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Utah man will be tried on murder charge in girl's suicide

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A judge has ruled an 18-year-old Utah man accused of encouraging a teen friend to hang herself and filming it because he was fascinated with death should stand trial on a murder charge. Judge James Brady in a ruling Tuesday called the case unusual but said Tyerell Przybycien...


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GOP, Dem senators push health deal as Trump keeps distance

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The authors of a bipartisan plan to calm health insurance markets said Wednesday they’ll push the proposal forward, even as President Donald Trump’s stance ricocheted from supportive to disdainful to arm’s-length and the plan’s fate teetered. “If something can happen, that’s fine,...


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Corporations to keep tax break lost by millions of Americans

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of Americans would lose a prized tax break under President Donald Trump’s sweeping revamp of the tax code, but corporations would get to keep it. The Republican proposal would eliminate the federal deduction for state and local taxes, a widely popular break used by some...


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Sen. Hatch raises $1M more ahead of possible re-election run

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — New campaign finance reports show Sen. Orrin Hatch raised nearly $1 million over a three-month period as he readies for a possible bid for re-election in 2018. The Deseret News reports that the longtime Republican Senator raised $945,400 from July through September, giving him...


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The Latest: Trump warns Democrats about opposing tax plan

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Republican efforts to overhaul the tax code (all times EDT): 5:45 p.m. President Donald Trump has issued a thinly warning threat to Democrats who might oppose the Republican tax plan. That’s according to Sen. Sherrod Brown, an Ohio Democrat who attended a White House...


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Record highs for major US stock indexes; Dow passes 23,000

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A day of modest gains on Wall Street resulted in more milestones for U.S. stocks Wednesday as the Dow Jones industrial average closed above 23,000 points for the first time. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index and Nasdaq composite also finished at record highs. Technology stocks and financial companies...


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Financial Markets Glance

Dow Jones Industrials High: 23,172.93 Low: 23,086.75 Close: 23,157.60 Change: +160.16 Other Indexes Standard&Poors 500 Index: 2561.26 +1.90 NYSE Index: 12,371.02 +21.05 Nasdaq Composite Index: 6624.22 +0.56 NYSE Amer Composite: 2646.11 —13.00 Russell 2000 Index: 1505.14 +7.65 Wilshire 5000...


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Financial Markets Glance

Dow Jones Industrials High: 23,172.93 Low: 23,086.75 Close: 23,157.60 Change: +160.16 Other Indexes Standard&Poors 500 Index: 2561.26 +1.90 NYSE Index: 12,371.02 +21.05 Nasdaq Composite Index: 6624.22 +0.56 NYSE Amer Composite: 2646.11 —13.00 Russell 2000 Index: 1505.14 +7.65 Wilshire 5000...


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