Business

Ogden makes CNBC list of top 20 cities to start a business in America

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CNBC just named Ogden as one of the top 20 metro areas to start a business in America. 

Business

Become a rock star at Ogden's Imagine Music

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Following the “teach what you know” mantra, musician David Owen started offering guitar lessons, which led to opening Imagine Music.


Government

Ogden Attorney removes signs banning open-carry at Sea Bears, Union Station

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The open-carry prohibition signs were put up Friday, Aug. 19, after Sea Bears Ogden Fish House, a downtown restaurant relocating to Union Station, began moving into the building. Public outcry over the public Second Amendment stance taken by Sea Bears owners Tony and Monika Siebers caused Union...


Police & Fire

Easy solutions hard to find amid south Wall Avenue crime trend

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Businesses point to the 2015 opening of the Lantern House homeless shelter. “We didn’t have this damage and stuff before. As soon as we saw it opening we got a zombie parade,” said one business manager.


Business

U.K. millennials are 'collateral damage' from pensions

(c) 2016, Bloomberg. Britain’s millennials, already suffering for the economic mistakes of the past, now face the prospect of having to pay for the country’s future. The pension-fund deficit in the U.K. increased to a record 1 trillion pounds ($1.3 trillion) after the Bank of England’s interest-...


Business

Southwest labor acrimony threatens fun-loving family culture

(c) 2016, Bloomberg. Southwest Airlines Co., proud owner of a storied corporate culture that values fun, hard work and a maverick mindset, is contending with an unaccustomed challenge: hostile public disputes with its labor unions. Employees are showing up for picketing like never before and waving...


Business

Stocks edge lower as mining and materials companies slip

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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are edging lower in midday trading on Wall Street on Wednesday, led by drops in mining and materials companies, giving back a modest increase from the day before. The declines were light but broad as the market continues a late-summer pattern of drifting between small gains...


Business

Analysis: Most Americans streamed the Olympics from PCs, not mobile devices.

(c) 2016, The Washington Post. With the 2016 Summer Olympics now a memory, it’s time to look back at how Americans took in all that sports coverage. How we watched the Rio games can tell us a lot about the current state of media and technology and give us insights on trends in mobile device...


World

Italy earthquake kills dozens, reduces towns to rubble

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AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — A strong earthquake in central Italy reduced three towns to rubble as people slept early Wednesday, killing at least 73 people and injuring hundreds more as rescue crews raced to dig out survivors with bulldozers and their bare hands. The toll was likely to rise as crews...


National

Correction: Amusement Ride Safety story

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — In a story Aug. 22 about the lack of unified regulation for amusement park rides, The Associated Press erroneously reported which states have no laws regulating the industry. Montana was omitted from the list, which also includes Alabama, Mississippi, Nevada, Wyoming, and...


Business

The highest-paid CEOs tend to get the worst ratings from workers

(c) 2016, The Washington Post. Massive paydays for chief executives, at least as designed, are supposed to reward great performance for investors. But when it comes to what their workers think of their performance, the highest-paid CEOs actually tend to get the worst ratings from employees. That’s...


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