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Roy changes rules for outdoor business displays

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ROY — If retail businesses want to display things outside, they must now submit a site plan to do so. The city council voted unanimously recently to change the law after a recommendation...

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Retailers, cops prepare for holiday 'shoplifting season'

Once the Thanksgiving turkey is wrapped in cellophane and days of leftovers lie ahead, stores prepare to be inundated with shoppers, as the Christmas shopping...


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As OPEC faces tough test, lower oil prices loom

NEW YORK — These are the moments OPEC exists for: A sharp drop in global oil prices has reduced the amount of money OPEC countries take in by nearly $1...


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Fashion retailer H&M sees link between cheap clothing, fair

WASHINGTON — The videographers and photographers were joined by protesters outside the brightly lit Howard Theatre on Monday evening in a familiar collision...


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Black Friday a big day for gun sales that beat checks

More gun sales than ever are slipping through the federal background check system — 186,000 last year, a rate of 512 gun sales a day, as states fail to...


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Roy reverses course on high-density development

ROY — The city council rescinded a denial of a zone change and is thinking about allowing high-density housing in a zone once considered to be commercial....




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How one retailer girds for Black Friday shopping crush

A Black Friday sale at a big-box retailer is a dance that needs a master choreographer. As shoppers glide through aisles, lunge after merchandise and dart urgently...


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Rain, snow could mess up Thanksgiving travel

MINEOLA, N.Y. — Thanksgiving travelers scrambled to change their plans and set out early ahead of a storm expected to bring snow, slush and rain to the...


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Air-traffic sabotage prompts emergency plan revamp

WASHINGTON — Aviation security and backup systems need an overhaul to prevent a repeat of the mass disruption that occurred after an act of suspected...


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Smith’s Marketplace makes donations after grand opening

NORTH OGDEN — It’s only been a week, but the new Smith’s Marketplace in North Ogden is already making an impact in the community with some...


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Treasury chief says Congress tax cut plan irresponsible

WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Jack Lew called a potential agreement to revive and extend lapsed tax breaks "fiscally irresponsible," casting...


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Retailers, cops prepare for holiday 'shoplifting season'

Once the Thanksgiving turkey is wrapped in cellophane and days of leftovers lie ahead, stores prepare to be inundated with shoppers, as the Christmas shopping...


Fashion retailer H&M sees link between cheap clothing, fair

WASHINGTON — The videographers and photographers were joined by protesters outside the brightly lit Howard Theatre on Monday evening in a familiar collision...