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Harrisville City working to grow farmers market

Harrisville Farmers Market

HARRISVILLE — Harrisville City has planted a seed, and hopes it grows into a thriving farmers market. “There have been people that have shown up to city council meetings before,...

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Understanding gambling winnings and losses

You just won a jackpot on a slot machine! But before getting too excited let’s take a look at the tax consequences. Until Congress approves the changes...


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Congress pushes ahead on highway bill after Senate smackdown

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers are pushing forward on must-pass highway legislation after an amendment reviving the federal Export-Import Bank provoked a heated clash...


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Giant leap for Smithsonian fundraising

WASHINGTON — Smithsonian officials are over the moon that they needed only five days to complete their first Kickstarter fundraising campaign — to...


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Deep-sea mining looms as UN body issues contracts

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The deep oceans span more than half the globe and their frigid depths have long been known to contain vast, untapped deposits of prized...


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Vista Outdoor buys paddle board company

CLEARFIELD — Vista Outdoor Inc. announced it has acquired privately owned Jimmy Styks, LLC, a designer and marketer of stand-up paddle boards and related...




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Report: Social Security disability fund to run dry next year

WASHINGTON — The 11 million Americans who receive Social Security disability face steep benefit cuts next year, the government said, handing lawmakers a...


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Five airlines probed for price-gouging

WASHINGTON — Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said the government has opened a price-gouging investigation involving five airlines that allegedly raised...


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Mega-health deals bloom in July, Anthem bids $48B for Cigna

NEW YORK (AP) — Anthem is buying rival Cigna for $48 billion in a deal that would create the nation’s largest health insurer by enrollment, covering about 53...


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Harrisville City working to grow farmers market

HARRISVILLE — Harrisville City has planted a seed, and hopes it grows into a thriving farmers market. “There have been people that have shown up...


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South Ogden native invents cure for sweaty palms

SOUTH OGDEN — Got sweaty palms? South Ogden native Kasper Kubica has the cure for you. Kubica is a junior at Duke University. He and a business partner...


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Giant leap for Smithsonian fundraising

WASHINGTON — Smithsonian officials are over the moon that they needed only five days to complete their first Kickstarter fundraising campaign — to...