Ogden artist Holly Morphet uses her rubber stamp portraits to combat self-harm

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Holly Morphet is also working with Nurture the Creative Mind on a Beatles-themed street piano.


US stocks mostly rise following strong economic report

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are mostly higher Friday morning after the government said the economy broke out of its recent slump and grew faster than expected during the third quarter. Real estate and basic materials companies are trading higher. That’s helping outweigh big losses for several...


Chevy gives the hatchback a nice comeback

(c) 2016, The Washington Post. Our new location in this pleasant exurban community requires daily use of adjacent expressways for rapid access to needed urban destinations. “Rapid” is a term of art. Speed, or the considerable lack of it, depends on the time of day and the day of week. Interstate 66...


Family sues Amazon over hoverboard that burned $1M house

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A family is suing Amazon for selling a hoverboard blamed for starting a fire that burned their $1 million home in Nashville. The Tennessean reports ( ) that the Fox family’s lawsuit says Amazon had information about the dangers of the product before the...


Deep South drought kills crops, threatens herds, dries lakes

Deep South Drought

ATLANTA (AP) — Six months into a deepening drought, the weather is killing crops, threatening cattle and sinking lakes to their lowest levels in years across much of the South. The very worst conditions — what forecasters call “exceptional drought” — are in the mountains of northeast Alabama and...


U.S. economic growth rebounds on boost from exports, inventories

(c) 2016, Bloomberg. U.S. economic growth picked up in the third quarter after an uninspiring first half of the year as a build in inventories and a soybean-related jump in exports helped cushion softer household spending. The 2.9 percent annualized increase in gross domestic product, the value of...


U.S. economy surges to strongest growth in two years

(c) 2016, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy grew at its strongest pace in two years in the third quarter, according to government data released Friday morning. Between the months of July and September, the nation’s gross domestic product grew at an annualized rate of 2.9 percent....


Halloween candy sales are sending good economic signals

(c) 2016, Bloomberg. U.S. consumers don’t have to dress up for Halloween-they’re already superheroes of the 2016 economy. A number of economic factors are helping the consumer this year, and a new report from IHS Global Insights highlights how the amount expected to be spent on Halloween candy is a...


Why Wall Street's top cop criticized by Warren could stay awhile

(c) 2016, Bloomberg. Political friction and vacancies in top posts at the Securities and Exchange Commission have increased the likelihood that Chair Mary Jo White could remain in the job beyond the end of President Barack Obama’s term. White has privately told agency officials that people with...


Twitter earnings: Three top take-aways for those who tweet

(c) 2016, The Washington Post. The quarterly earnings Twitter released Thursday offered more than just financial data points for investors and analysts. The company gave insights on the future of the platform that are pertinent to those who use it regularly. Here are three key take-aways for...


No-go November may show Fed ducking chance to prove pet mantras

(c) 2016, Bloomberg. The Federal Reserve looks poised to forgo a chance to prove its favorite points. Officials have three mantras: Every meeting is “live” for an interest-rate move, policy is data dependent and decisions aren’t politically motivated. They could match words with deeds by raising...

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