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These are the 5 best barbecue restaurants in Northern Utah, according to Yelp

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Few things taste better on a warm summer day than some hot barbecue fresh off the grill. Try one of...

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Musk is the unusual CEO who says his stock is overvalued

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. After a story published late last week about Tesla in the Guardian, investors might zero in on one comment in particular that CEO Elon Musk made: He said the company’s “market cap is higher than we have any right to deserve” and that building an auto-maker from...


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Are red state buyers different than shoppers in blue states?

Special to The Washington Post. Your business, like many businesses, has customers all across the country thanks to the internet. Your job is to find more of them and target your products to the demographics that are most inclined to buy. The problem is that you have limited marketing resources and...


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Insurers seek stability as Trump delays health care decision

Health Overhaul Uncertainty

WASHINGTON (AP) — Uncertainty over the future of health care for millions grew deeper Monday as insurers released a blueprint for stabilizing wobbly markets and the Trump administration left in limbo billions of dollars in federal payments. At the federal courthouse, the administration and House...


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US stocks rise as oil advances, dollar weakens

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. U.S. stocks advanced for a third day as President Donald Trump’s trip to Saudi Arabia netted deals that lifted industrial shares and crude pushed to a one-month high before OPEC meets this week. The dollar slipped. The S&P 500 index’s three-day climb topped 1.5 percent as...


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Financial Markets Glance

Dow Jones Industrials High: 20,914.26 Low: 20,860.16 Close: 20,894.83 Change: +89.99 Other Indexes Standard&Poors 500 Index: 2394.02 +12.29 NYSE Index: 11,585.21 +42.52 Nasdaq Composite Index: 6133.62 +49.92 NYSE MKT Composite: 2609.47 +13.17 Russell 2000 Index: 1377.14 +9.81 Wilshire 5000...


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Ford taps former office furniture executive to be new CEO

Ford CEO

DEARBORN, Michigan (AP) — The job of Ford’s new CEO won’t be easy: He will have to shore up the 114-year-old company’s traditional auto business, but also invest in self-driving cars and other projects that could one day make that business obsolete. Ford thinks Jim Hackett is up to the task. The 62-...


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Complex world of border trade: Cattle go north, meat south

Mexico Trade on the Edge

REYNOSA, Mexico (AP) — Waving arms and brandishing a long electric prod, the ranch hands and truck drivers herd about 400 leggy calves onto trucks as the sun crests on the outskirts of this border city. After spending their first eight months on the ranches of Gildardo Lopez Hinojosa, the calves...


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Shell CEO says climate change is real, but energy demand growth is

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Ben van Beurden, the chief executive of Royal Dutch Shell, took time to speak to The Washington Post on May 17 during a visit to Washington, and he touched on the oil giant’s transformation, climate change, millennials, the new Trump administration, economic sanctions,...


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At a Virginia school, college grads train and work without spending a dime

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Right around this time last year, Edward Young was donning a cap and gown for graduation at St. John’s University in New York. He figured his bachelor’s degree in computer science would open doors to all sorts of tech jobs, but a few rounds of interviews proved...


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Greek creditors, IMF seek to bridge split over debt relief

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Euro-area finance ministers gathered in Brussels on Monday, seeking a compromise with the International Monetary Fund on debt relief for Greece that could signal the final act in the seven-year-old drama for the continent’s most indebted state. The IMF is reluctant to...


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