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WWII-era buildings at Hill AFB to be demolished

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Make-shift office buildings that have been standing at Hill Air Force Base since the FDR administration are set to start tumbling...


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Industry leaders: Skiing cheaper than you think

DENVER — In 2010, the price of walk-up, single-day lift ticket at Vail and Beaver Creek ski resorts topped $100. Aspen quickly followed suit, and ticket...


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Gas prices at lowest levels in four years

Gasoline prices continue to fall across the United States, with the average price of gasoline nationally around at $2.80 a gallon. This is the lowest national...


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3 cheap smartphones to consider

NEW YORK — The cheapest smartphones don’t have all the gizmos of Apple or Samsung models, but I’m impressed by how many features you do get for...


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Utah ski industry gets jump start from Vail

SALT LAKE CITY — Skiers and snowboarders traveling to Utah this winter will find the same jagged mounting peaks looming just east of Salt Lake City and many...




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Roy changes rules for outdoor business displays

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...


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Wage disparity chokes economic recovery

WILMINGTON, Del. — Thomas Gray says he was fortunate coming out of the recession: He took a job in one of the nation’s fastest-growing industries, food...


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For a lower heating bill, learn how to best use a thermostat

As Americans experience the start of winter -- in some cases, an extreme winter -- it’s time to get out the sidewalk salt and clean the furnace. And, usually,...


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New Mexico spaceport sets sights on new customers

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The scramble to get everything ready for the launch of the world’s first commercial flights from Spaceport America came to a...


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CEOs in 10 big mergers to get $430M

NEW YORK — This year’s flurry of corporate mergers may not pay off for shareholders in the long run, but one thing is for sure: The bosses who are...


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