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Fed officials discuss rate hikes that could slow growth

Federal Reserve

Federal Reserve officials last month said they expect to keep raising interest rates and suggested that by the next year, they could be high enough that they could start slowing growth, according to minutes of their discussion released Thursday.


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4th of July 2018: What's open, closed or on different hours in Northern Utah?

July Fourth Washington-23

Many business and services are closed or alter their hours for Independence Day 2018. Check this list to find out more.


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Independent pharmacy in Dallas makes changes with the times

Exchange Independent Pharmacies

DALLAS (AP) — For nearly 30 years, Don Williams has chosen to fill his family’s prescriptions about three blocks from his Preston Hollow home, at his favorite community pharmacy. But this might be the year he breaks the routine. The Dallas Morning News reports last year, his insurer dropped...


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Amazon fulfillment center project underway in Tulsa

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — David Charney recently went out to the Amazon fulfillment center site for the first time since he sold the land on which the massive facility will be built. Bulldozers were digging into the ground, etching swaths of dark brown soil through a field of green grass. Charney said it...


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Unsolicited checks can be a lifeline and an albatross

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. The check arrived out of the blue, issued in his name for $1,200, a mailing from a consumer finance company. Stephen Huggins eyed it carefully. A loan, it said. Smaller type said the interest rate would be 33 percent. Way too high, Huggins thought. He put it aside. A...


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Delta plane lands safely, towed to gate for mechanical issue

HONOLULU (AP) — Delta Air Lines says one of its planes was towed to the gate upon landing at Honolulu’s airport Sunday because of a suspected mechanical issue. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports that the flight landed safely at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport from Osaka, Japan, at about 9...


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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's tax 'miracle,' immigration flip-flops

Fact Check Week

WASHINGTON (AP) — Boasting about his tax cuts, President Donald Trump inflated his role in boosting the economy to mythical proportions, claiming full credit for U.S. growth that was already in the making and ignoring the reality of a mounting deficit. On immigration, he and administration...


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Asian stocks fall on weak data ahead of US-China tariffs

Japan Economy

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mostly lower on Monday after surveys showed a deterioration in the outlook for Chinese manufacturing ahead of the expected imposition of higher tariffs by Beijing and Washington starting Friday. Japan also reported weaker data. U.S. attempts to gain an upper hand...


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Australian supermarket staff attacked in free bag ban anger

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian supermarket workers have found themselves at the front line of an angry consumer backlash over moves to ban single-use plastic bags, with a vocal minority abusing cashiers and one customer wrapping his hands around an employee’s throat, union officials said...


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Move to Vermont incentive program receives 1,800 inquiries

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont’s plan to pay people up to $10,000 to move to the state and work remotely might be working a little too well. A spokeswoman with the Department of Economic Development tells The Burlington Free Press the state has received 1,800 inquiries so far, including 500 from...


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