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Ogden proposes state urban tax credits to fight blight

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Depressed areas like the Oak Den District led city leaders to send a proposal to the Utah...

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Construction booms at Maryland Live casino as competitor MGM readies to open

(c) 2016, The Washington Post. Maryland’s largest casino is in the midst of a multimillion-dollar expansion, an effort to reinvent itself and maintain its footing in one of the most concentrated casino markets in the country. Faced with robust competition when MGM National Harbor opens in Prince...


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British political turmoil deepens after EU referendum

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Brexit raises questions for global tech industry

(c) 2016, The Washington Post. The British vote to leave the European Union has raised many questions for the global technology industry. In Britain, a majority of tech firms were against leaving the E.U. A technology industry group survey found that 87 percent of British technology firms wanted to...


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'Dory' overwhelms 'Independence Day,' 'Shallows' surprises

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NEW YORK (AP) — The “Finding Dory” tidal wave overwhelmed the sputtering sequel “Independence Day: Resurgence,” as the alien-invasion redux was drowned out by the popular Pixar release in North American theaters. In its second week, “Finding Dory” easily remained on top with an estimated $73.2...


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'Dory' tops weekend as 'Independence Day' gets tepid opening

(c) 2016, Bloomberg. Walt Disney Co.‘s “Finding Dory” placed first at the box office for a second weekend, beating the modest opening for “Independence Day: Resurgence,” a big summer release from Twentieth Century Fox. The sequel to “Finding Nemo” posted estimated weekend sales of $73.2 million in...


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Kerry urges Britain, EU to manage their divorce responsibly

ROME (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday urged Britain and the European Union to manage their divorce responsibly for the sake of global markets and citizens, a day before he was to become the first senior American official to visit London and Brussels since the United Kingdom’s...


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British expatriates fear for their future after UK vote

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BENIDORM, Spain (AP) — Tad Dawson’s pub in this Spanish vacation town was doing a brisk business in the summer sun. The only dark clouds he saw were coming from the bar’s TV, tuned to a British news channel. Inside the Yorkshire Pride were many British tourists watching the screen as their prime...


World

The Latest: Labour member pens personal rebuke to Corbyn

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LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain’s historic vote to leave the European Union (all times local): 12:50 p.m. Former British shadow health secretary Heidi Alexander’s resignation letter reads as a personal rebuke to Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn. The letter released Sunday marks the start of an...


Business

Comcast CEO prepares his Netflix killer for an Olympics showcase

(c) 2016, Bloomberg. At the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro this year, NBC plans to broadcast every event live, either on TV or online -- an explosion of programming that’s the equivalent of tuning in 24 hours a day for 250 days. It’s far more than even die-hard sports fans can watch. This is exactly...


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Big soy crop no help for U.S. biofuel makers overrun by imports

(c) 2016, Bloomberg. Makers of renewable fuels derived from the vast soybean fields across the American Midwest can’t seem to catch a break. At a time when crops are cheap and domestic demand for biodiesel has never been better, the industry is shrinking. Imports from places like Argentina,...


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