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The one that got away: An $80 million paycheck, to NOT do a job

Mergers Big CEO Pay-1

Ordinarily, business stories bore me to tears. This one actually moved me there. Tears of sadness, tears of anger, tears of bitterness. But mostly, tears of sheer, unadulterated disbelief....

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The one that got away: An $80 million paycheck, to NOT do a job

Ordinarily, business stories bore me to tears. This one actually moved me there. Tears of sadness, tears of anger, tears of bitterness. But mostly, tears of sheer,...


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Students see job shadow? That means six more weeks of school

In this week’s educational episode of “Saal in 60 Seconds (or so),” our mentoring-minded columnist talks about molding young minds via the...


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Military's hemp ban raises all sorts of reefer-maddening

Dude. I can’t even begin to pretend to understand the subtle — or perhaps not-so-subtle, depending upon which side of the debate you’re on...


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Fancy coffee in space? Reaching for the stars sure isn't what it

That’s one small cappuccino shot for man, one giant steaming demitasse of disappointment for mankind. Complete justification for the billions upon billions...


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Got your taxes done? Otherwise, you're going to jail

In this week’s tardy episode of “Saal in 60 Seconds (or so),” our taxing columnist takes a look at the fascinating world surrounding the famed...




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Income tax deadline got you down? Simply subtract line 5 from

Death and taxes, baby. Death. And. Taxes. According to Benjamin Franklin, they’re the only two certainties in this crazy old world. While the overwhelming...


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Columnist freaked out by LDS, LGBT hand-holding

Well, now. That’s more like it. To be completely honest, I was getting a little weirded out by that whole kumbaya moment the LDS Church and the LGBT...


Opinion

Would you pay $200 for a pair of sweatpants?

In this week’s installment of “Saal in 60 Seconds (or so),” our fashion-conscious columnist takes a look at the “athleisure”...


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Utah and Hawaii: Not as similar as you'd think

HOME, Sweet Home — There’s nothing quite like being able to type the preceding dateline on a story or column. Spending the last 10 days on vacation...


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VIDEO: Saal in 60 Seconds in Hawaii

Saal reports from the beaches of Hawaii!


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