Ridge overlooking St. George poised to become mini-mecca of tech companies

SALT LAKE CITY — While the explosive growth, and success, of the Utah tech sector has mostly drawn attention to companies headquartered along the Wasatch Front, the state’s southern reaches have been quietly building their own innovation energy ball and may be poised to give their northern comrades a run for their money. PrinterLogic is […]

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Mother finally seen viral video berating flight attendant

A young Delta passenger who recorded a kindred flyer’s discourteous rage against her and her infant says she now feels awful in regards to the aftermath from her video, which brought about the suspension of a New York State government employee. Marissa Rundell, 19, revealed to Inc.com that she never envisioned her recording would be […]

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‘Black Panther’ blows away box office with $192M weekend

NEW YORK — A wave of feverish anticipation, fawning critical acclaim and groundbreaking cultural meaning pushed “Black Panther” to a record-setting $192 million debut in U.S. and Canada theaters, firmly establishing the superhero sensation as a box-office landmark. The Marvel film from the Walt Disney Co. blew past expectations to become the fifth-highest-grossing debut ever, […]

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‘Continue to work to achieve your dreams’: Zions Bank CEO recalls time as Sterling Scholar participant

A. Scott Anderson, president and CEO of Zions Bank, remembers well his experience as a Sterling Scholar in drama from Skyline High School. “I was encouraged by our drama teacher to go into that area,” Anderson said in an interview with Deseret News. “My mother had majored in theater up at the University of Utah, […]

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Classic Utah eatery Purple Turtle celebrates 50 years in business

PLEASANT GROVE — When Arizona residents Rob and Sharon Richardson come up to Utah for a visit, they always stop into their favorite local ‘fast food’ restaurant for a taste of its signature fish and chips. “Their halibut fish and chips are really good!” he said. So good, in fact, that it’s the only meal […]

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Amazon’s big gamble on grocery delivery

The smartest insight and analysis, from all perspectives, rounded up from around the web: “The Amazon-fueled grocery price war may have finally arrived,” said Craig Giammona at Bloomberg. Six months after Amazon purchased upscale grocer Whole Foods for $14 billion, the e-commerce giant announced this month that it would test free two-hour grocery delivery for […]

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Utah company focused on safety for, and from, a drone future

PLEASANT GROVE — In a scenario that one Utah businessman says is much closer to reality than not, the world will be in need of technology that will ensure our collective safety both for, and from, an explosion of drones expected to be plying the airspace just over our heads. Utah’s Fortem Technologies Inc. is […]

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Are female-led companies the answer to sexual misconduct?

NEW YORK — The Weinstein Co. thought it had found a path to survival. A group of investors led by a respected businesswoman offered to acquire the company, rebrand it and install a female-led board of directors. It was an eye-catching idea in a country where men dominate corporate boards in almost every industry. Unmoved, […]

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Utah Community Credit Union president to retire March 31

PROVO — Following a career that’s spanned more than four decades, Jeff Sermon announced his retirement as president and CEO of Utah Community Credit Union effective March 31. He will be succeeded by Executive Vice President Bret VanAusdal. Sermon began his career with the credit union in 1976, when he was the sixth employee hired. […]

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