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For parents, child care is an expensive concern

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WASHINGTON — Beyond the diapers and sleepless nights, perhaps the biggest worry for parents with young kids is that almost no state in America provides affordable child care for those younger...

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Health care industry has the highest level of median CEO pay

Here is a look at median CEO pay by industry last year, as calculated by executive compensation data firm Equilar and The Associated Press. CEOs at health care...


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Media heads rule ranks of best-paid CEOs

NEW YORK (AP) — They’re not Hollywood stars, they’re not TV personalities and they don’t play in a rock band, but their pay packages are in the same league. Six of...


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Taco Bell, Pizza Hut: Artificial ingredients getting booted

NEW YORK — Taco Bell and Pizza Hut say they’re getting rid of artificial colors and flavors, making them the latest big food companies scrambling to...


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Tooele County looks for new Miller Motorsports Park operator

TOOELE — Officials in Tooele County say they want to find a new operator or owner for the Miller Motorsports Park. The Larry H. Miller Group of Companies...


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Charter buying Time Warner Cable as TV viewers go online

NEW YORK (AP) — As TV watchers increasingly look online for their fix, cable companies are bulking up. In the latest round, Charter Communications is buying Time...




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Ogden gas prices jump to $3 per gallon average

OGDEN — Average retail gasoline prices in the Ogden area have risen 3.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.00 per gallon Monday, according...


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How long should you keep copies of tax returns

Taxpayers often wonder how long to keep records of tax returns and supporting documents. Not only should the actual tax return be kept, but all receipts, canceled...


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The fried-chicken wars: KFC's weird new fight to dethrone Chick

These are dark days for KFC’s once-dominant chicken empire. After five years of crumbling sales, the extra crispy mega-chain, which in 2012 lost its throne...


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Makers of fake grass find green in drought

HERMOSA BEACH, Calif. — Christopher Knight makes no apologies: He likes a green lawn. But the actor best known for playing middle son Peter on “The...


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Business risk index leaders: Medical costs, cyber attacks

HARTFORD, Conn. — Cyber risks, medical cost inflation and legal liability are among the top concerns for American businesses of all sizes, according to...


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Health care industry has the highest level of median CEO pay

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NEW YORK (AP) — They’re not Hollywood stars, they’re not TV personalities and they don’t play in a rock band, but their pay packages are in the same league. Six of...