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Maggots, mold and dirt reported in Weber jail food

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Health inspectors looked into reports of maggots, mold, and dirt in jail food, and labels...

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Roy's new mayor takes aim at business growth, trimming taxes, annexation

Roy Mayor Bob Dandoy

Bob Dandoy defeated Willard Cragun, the incumbent mayor, last year and took office in Roy in early January.


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Tax law brings big paper losses, long-term gains to US banks

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NEW YORK (AP) — Big U.S. banks have been reporting billions of dollars in paper losses this month as they are forced to come into compliance with the new tax law. And while the losses are massive, they were largely expected, and bank executives say the new tax law will be good for banks as well as...


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With a $6B charge comes new thoughts about GE's future

APTOPIX GE Charge

BOSTON (AP) — General Electric Co. is signaling it may undergo a more comprehensive transformation, a decade after breaking off substantial pieces of the multinational conglomerate in bid to a return it to its industrial roots. CEO John Flannery, who was put in charge of reviving the company last...


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Utah developers eye 3,300-acre master-planned community

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Developers in southern Utah have unveiled plans for a master-planned community along the Arizona line they say would be one of the largest ever built in the state. The (St. George) Spectrum reports the 3,350-acre Desert Color development would be made up of four main land-...


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Citigroup reported an $18 billion quarterly loss, but no one flinched

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Citigroup reported one of the largest quarterly losses in its history Tuesday, and Wall Street didn’t flinch. The New York bank says the more than $18 billion loss in the fourth quarter was related to the new Republican tax law, which lowered the value of assets it...


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Trump anxiety, harassment fallout to dominate Davos forum

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. The World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, next week will host its usual line-up of industry titans, globe-trotting financiers and politicians of all ideological hues. The gathering is still almost certain to be dominated by just one of them: Donald J....


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Workers describe harsh conditions at Apple supplier in China

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. At a Catcher Technology manufacturing complex in the Chinese industrial city of Suqian, about a six-hour drive from Shanghai, workers stand for up to 10 hours a day in hot workshops slicing and blasting iPhone casings for Apple, handling noxious chemicals sometimes without...


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Google app that matches your face to artwork is wildly popular. It's also raising privacy

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. A Google app that matches people’s selfies to famous works of art and encourages users to share the side by sides on social media lept to the top spot on the iTunes App Store charts this weekend, ahead of YouTube, Instagram and Facebook’s Messenger, but it has also...


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GE CEO renews pledge to study breakup after $6.2 billion stumble

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. General Electric’s new boss said he’s weighing potentially dramatic changes including a breakup into separate businesses, after the iconic manufacturer said it would take a major charge related to a legacy insurance operation. “We are looking aggressively at the best structure...


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Panama Hotel votes to drop Trump _ but his company won't go

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WASHINGTON (AP) — An attempt to oust President Donald Trump’s hotel business from managing a luxury hotel in Panama has turned bitter, with accusations of financial misconduct. Trump Hotels is contesting its firing, and its staff ran off a team of Marriott executives invited last month to visit the...


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