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The interest in developing ATV trail systems is growing across Utah. People with ATVs want places to ride and counties want to provide them — and for good reason. The tourist dollars brought to a county with nearby trails are significant.

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We have made it through the holiday season and are at the start of a new year. With a welcome break from work, I found myself doing some early spring cleaning. Among the old papers, event programs, recipe cards and newspaper clippings, I found stacks of family photos. Some of the paper items…

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Across the cybersecurity landscape, security professionals are predicting an increase in ransomware attacks against businesses of all sizes, following an escalation in the second half of 2020. According to security firm CheckPoint, the daily average number of ransomware attacks in Q3 2020 in…

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“Obligating yourself with debt is borrowing against your future income. Be careful, that obligation can cause big problems when you retire.” — Lyle Boss

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SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City’s two major newspapers have printed daily editions for more than a century, but now the presses will only be whirring once a week as they join other news organizations nationwide in shifting their focus online to stay afloat.

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Holiday gifts have been opened and if you received a smart home device — anything that connects to the internet such as a speaker, robot vacuum, front door security camera, TV or a thermostat — you’ll be eager to get it up and running. But don’t forget about security because these gadgets, c…

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OGDEN — While the COVID-19 pandemic obviously had a major impact on Ogden City — manifested through things like an ultra conservative 2021 budget, the suspension of regular pay raises for city employees and moving weekly city council meetings to an online-only format — infrastructure and dev…

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There is no doubt that scammers have intensified their efforts to steal money from unsuspecting and good-hearted people in the run-up to Christmas. But once the holiday is over, don’t expect their activity to stop. In fact, gift returns and New Year resolutions that involve helping others wi…

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Swig founder Nicole Tanner set out with a goal to raise $50,000 to help people pay for the medical expenses that come with breast cancer. Little did she know, the Swig customers would more than double that goal, raising over $161,000.

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Home Depot Inc. will pay a $20.8 million fine for failing to ensure that its contractors follow lead paint rules. The civil penalty announced Thursday by the Environmental Protection Agency is the largest such penalty to date under the Toxic Substances Control Act.

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Christmas is nearly here and if you haven’t finished your holiday shopping, I have some great suggestions for you that will arrive on time. With travel curtailed for many with stay-at-home orders across the country, you may find you are putting together gift boxes to send to friends and fami…

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Older adults have been the favorite of scammers for two basic reasons: They believe retirees have money and that they are naive when it comes to cybersecurity. This year has seen unprecedented opportunity for scammers because people have been online more than ever with stay-at-home rules, ar…

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In May, Nissan announced its Nissan Next plan to put the company on a solid path into the future. This plan is a very aggressive way to bring out 10 new vehicle designs within 20 months, in essence taking the brand from A to Z as they put it.

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Think TikTok is just for kids? Think again. Currently, about 7% of TikTok users are over the age of 50, nearly double the number just one year ago. Fueled by the pandemic, TikTok usage has exploded over the last 10 months, offering a welcome break from stressful news like infection rates and…

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Most retailers make 20% to 30% of their annual revenues between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Most of these are online purchases made using payment cards. This year, COVID-19 has boosted online purchases. Amazon’s quarterly net income doubled this year ($5.2 billion) due to a surge in online s…

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This year has seen an unprecedented rise in online security threats, from data breaches to a spike in ransomware, which is not at all surprising. Cybercriminals always take advantage of people trends, and this year we’ve seen a massive shift to work-from-home. Without the security measures b…