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Six Black Friday deals that are good enough for dad

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My dad (like many men) is tough to shop for. When asked what he’d like for his birthday and...

Local

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade: Where to watch the Davis High marching band

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Thanksgiving is right around the corner, which means the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is close at hand.


Local

Small Business Saturday 2017: Deals and discounts in and around Ogden

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Local artisans and retailers will offer special discounts the day after Black Friday to encourage holiday shoppers to support small businesses.


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Six Black Friday deals that are good enough for dad

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My dad (like many men) is tough to shop for. When asked what he’d like for his birthday and Christmas — the two are less than 30 days apart — he always says, “I really don’t need anything.” While that may be true, he lights up at a well-chosen gift, and that...


Business

This holiday season, mom-and-pop shops threaten the mall

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. More bad news for America’s shopping malls: Consumers are shopping closer to home. And increasingly, home is not where the malls are. Spending growth at mom-and-pop businesses has outpaced that of the big chains in the past two years, according to Sarah Quinlan, senior vice...


Government

US declares 'ethnic cleansing' against Rohingya in Myanmar

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States declared the ongoing violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar to be “ethnic cleansing” on Wednesday, putting more pressure on the country’s military to halt a brutal crackdown that has sent more than 600,000 refugees flooding over the border to Bangladesh....


Business

Sears, Nine West among retailers facing make-or-break Christmas

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. The holiday season is always a pressure cooker for retailers, but this year promises to be more stressful than usual. With foot traffic dwindling and more consumers shopping online, brick-and-mortar chains are having to fight harder for customers. Many U.S. retailers also are...


Business

'Love hotel' janitor turns tycoon with plans to sweep away sleaze, sex, suicide

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Lee Su-jin used to work at a “love hotel” in South Korea, changing sheets and cleaning up after couples who had paid for a few hours of privacy. Sixteen years on, he’s using the knowledge he gained to transform the industry. Lee is founder of Yanolja (Korean for “hey, let’s...


Business

Bidder for Weinstein Company suggests rare boardroom set-up: A majority-female board

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Maria Contreras-Sweet, who led the U.S. Small Business Administration under President Barack Obama, has submitted a bid to acquire the Weinstein Co., the embattled film studio grappling with multiple allegations of sexual harassment or assault against its former co-...


Business

The Latest: UK says any Uber fine would be higher than usual

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the data breach at Uber (all times local): 11:15 a.m. British officials say any fine against Uber for its large-scale data breach will be higher than usual because the firm did not promptly disclose the hack. Britain’s Deputy Information Commissioner James Dipple-...


Government

Trump speaks up for Moore, warns against his 'liberal' rival

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Silent for more than a week, President Donald Trump all but endorsed embattled Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore, discounting the sexual assault allegations against him and insisting repeatedly that voters must not support Moore’s “liberal” rival. The president said he...


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