Promontory Point landfill withdraws permit to take out-of-state waste

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Owners of a landfill site on Promontory Point near the Great Salt Lake have withdrawn their permit...


Ogden's Union Station hires new development director

Union Station development director

Michael Plowman, who spent over a decade working for Boy Scouts of America, arrives at a time when things at Union Station have been in flux.


Wall Street player with gun investments seeks dialogue

NEW YORK (AP) — A large Wall Street money manager wants to engage with major weapons manufacturers about their response to the school massacre in Parkland, Florida. Blackrock Inc. is among the largest stakeholders in Sturm Ruger & Co., American Outdoor Brands Corp. and Vista Outdoor Inc., but it...


What to watch for in gadgets, deals from the biggest mobile show

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Mobile World Congress, the wireless industry’s biggest conference, begins next week in Barcelona, where more than 100,000 people are set to see the latest smartphones, artificial intelligence devices and autonomous drones exhibited by roughly 2,300 companies. The event is also...


Trump Jr: "I love" Indian media, but US media? Not so much

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NEW DELHI (AP) — The U.S. president’s eldest son heaped praise on the Indian media Friday, and accused American journalists of unfair criticism, as he neared the end of a whirlwind trip across India promoting Trump-brand luxury real estate. Donald Trump Jr. said at an Indian business summit that...


Technology company and banks lead US stocks higher

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NEW YORK (AP) — Hewlett Packard Enterprise and HP are leading technology companies higher and banks are also rising as US indexes climb in early trading on Wall Street Friday. Blue Buffalo Pet Products jumps after General Mills agrees to buy the pet food maker. Bond yields continue to recede from...


Mnuchin urges markets to shrug off tax cuts, debt worries

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin brushed aside signs that investors are nervous about rising prices and criticism that growing debt will harm U.S. economic security, declaring that President Donald Trump’s policies won’t cause inflation. “There are a lot of ways to have the...


General Mills to buy Blue Buffalo for $8 billion

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. General Mills agreed to buy Blue Buffalo Pet Products for about $8 billion, adding the maker of natural dog and cat food to a portfolio that includes Haagen-Dazs ice cream and Cheerios cereal. The company plans to pay $40 a share for Blue Buffalo, which sells products like...


General Mills gets pet-friendly, buying Blue Buffalo for $8B

General Mills Acquisition

NEW YORK (AP) — The maker of Cheerios also wants to fill dog bowls. General Mills announced its intention Friday to buy high-end pet food maker Blue Buffalo for $8 billion. It’s a return to pet business for the 150-year-old company, which used to sell food for cats, dogs and birds back in the 1950s....


Walmart's Amazon killer goes from superstar to man on hot seat

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. He was hailed as Walmart Inc.‘s online guru, the guy who would drag the lumbering giant into the digital-commerce era and put Amazon in its place. But 18 months after selling his startup to the world’s largest retailer, Marc Lore is finding those expectations awfully hard to...


China seizes control of troubled insurer that owns Waldorf Astoria

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. BEIJING - Chinese regulators have taken over Anbang Insurance Group Co., the sprawling Chinese conglomerate that owns New York’s Waldorf Astoria Hotel, and charged its once highflying former chairman with economic crimes. Anbang and its well-connected boss had been on...

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