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Ogden newspaper to be sold to a family newspaper company

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Ogden Newspapers will acquire the Standard-Examiner and standard.net website, as well as the...

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Agency warns retailers not to sell Juul e-cigarette to kids

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials on Tuesday announced a nationwide crackdown on underage use of a popular e-cigarette brand following months of complaints from parents, politicians and school administrators. The Food and Drug Administration issued warnings to 40 retail and online stores...


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Amazon will now deliver to your car - but you might pay for it in privacy

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. First came in-home delivery. Now Amazon is offering to drop off packages straight to the trunk of your parked car. The online giant on Tuesday announced that delivery workers will now be able to place packages in certain vehicles parked at homes, offices and other...


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The average age of a successful entrepreneur is a lot older than you probably think

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. When you hear about start-ups and entrepreneurs, whom do you picture? For many, it’s the 22-year-old genius techie with the Stanford degree who also happens to be a Level 100 Fortnite gamer. If that’s what you think, I’ve got some surprising news: That’s not the...


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Google's new spending surge shows a company playing catch-up

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Alphabet Inc.‘s first-quarter results came with a clear message to Wall Street: The company is embarking on a new spending binge to chase its biggest rivals. Google’s parent posted the strongest sales growth in almost four years on Monday, indicating marketers kept flocking to...


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Pimco said to pick Austin for next U.S. office in tech push

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Pacific Management Investment Co. has chosen Austin, Texas, for a new office as the firm seeks to recruit tech talent and broaden marketing in the U.S. The office will open later this year and is expected to expand to about 200 employees, mostly new hires, by 2019, according to...


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US stocks tumble, erasing an early gain; bond yields climb

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NEW YORK (AP) — Major U.S. stock indexes have surrendered an early gain and are falling sharply Tuesday as investors sell technology, industrial and retail stocks. Bond yields continue to rise and the 10-year Treasury note reached 3 percent for the first time in more than four years. Alphabet,...


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Caterpillar shares sink on good-as-it-gets earnings guidance

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Caterpillar began the day euphorically, with shares rallying as the machinery giant beat earnings estimates and raised its own forecast. That all changed when management signaled the first quarter might be as good as it gets. In its earnings statement, the biggest maker of...


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Pimco said to pick Austin for next U.S. office in tech push

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Pacific Management Investment Co. has chosen Austin, Texas, for a new office as the firm seeks to recruit tech talent and broaden marketing in the U.S. The office will open later this year and is expected to expand to about 200 employees, mostly new hires, by 2019, according to...


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Coke finds that Americans still love their soda after all

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Coca-Cola Co. has pushed into all sorts of new kinds of beverages -- from drinking vinegars to protein shakes. But a big source of growth this quarter came from a more familiar place: carbonated soft drinks. Even as U.S. consumers reportedly move away from artificial sweeteners,...


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Corporate boards are still mostly white, mostly male - and getting even older

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Corporate America’s boardrooms have long been criticized for being too old, too white and too male. But while the race and gender makeup of corporate boards have come under scrutiny in recent years -- with shareholders pushing companies to add women and minorities and...


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