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Sales people must perfect 'elevator pitch'

A common phrase known by most sales professionals is “What’s your elevator pitch?” One of the theories on the origin of the elevator pitch comes


Clearfield moves to annex Hill development

CLEARFIELD — City officials have completed a key hurdle to the potential annexation of 49.73 acres of Hill Air Force Base into the city. City leaders

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Work and life balance should be ultimate goal

“We come into this world head first and go out feet first; in between, it is all a matter of balance.” — Paul Boese If you're finding it


Legroom gadget sales jump after air-rage case on jet

ATLANTA — The Knee Defender, a gadget that blocks airplane seats from reclining, got a global boost after a scuffle between two passengers forced a United


HP recalls 6 million notebook PC power cords for overheating

SAN FRANCISCO — Hewlett-Packard is recalling more than 6 million personal-computer power cords in the U.S. and Canada, citing reports of overheating and


Utah approves winery license in polygamous town

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah’s liquor commission has approved a winemaking license for a new winery in the town of Hildale, home to a polygamous sect. The


After Oktoberfest, Utah liquor board reviews rules

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah’s liquor board is revising the way it grants permits for special events after an Oktoberfest celebration was nearly derailed this


Davis tourism effort shifts to regional focus

FARMINGTON — About 70 of Davis County’s biggest movers and shakers turned out Tuesday at an open house to hear a presentation on how the county will be


More Labor Day travel expected due to improved economy

Labor Day signifies the unofficial end of summer, and many will take advantage of the three-day weekend for one last chance to get out of town before the weather


Power line project to begin on Ogden bench

OGDEN — The fall hiking season will be a little less serene in northern Weber County this year as Rocky Mountain Power will begin a power line

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