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Don't let social media's trolls get you down

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. I began sharing my work online two decades ago as one of the early financial bloggers. I started on Yahoo Geocities in the 1990s, Typepad in 2003, and finally on Wordpress at my own domain in 2008. In those days, blogs had robust comment communities. They were a terrific source...


State

BYU hires Hadley as secondary coach, says goodbye to Kaufusi

PROVO, Utah (AP) — BYU has hired former Weber State secondary coach Preston Hadley to coach the safeties. The university also announced that former linebackers coach Steve Kaufusi has stepped down “to pursue other interests” after being on the staff for 16 seasons. Assistant head coach Ed Lamb will...


Local

Facebook news feed changes: How to make sure you don't miss local news

Facebook news feed changes

The changes are yet to take effect but you can still miss news if Facebook doesn’t let you know it exists. 


Business

Markets wrap: Stocks ignore shutdown talks, continue record run

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. (Bloomberg) -- U.S. stocks shrugged off the government shutdown drama in Washington and rose to all-time highs following a report that regulators are close to further easing banking rules. Treasury yields reached the highest level in more than three years. All major equity...


Government

Mattis says US competitive warfighting edge has eroded

United States Defense Strategy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Countering China’s rapidly expanding military and an increasingly aggressive Russia are now the U.S. military’s top national security priorities, outpacing the threat of terrorism, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Friday. He said competition with those adversaries has threatened...


Business

Will millennials kill Costco and Sam's Club?

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. There’s a Costco to one side of Gwendolyn Hammer’s house and a Sam’s Club to the other. But when the 28-year-old needs 12-packs of paper towels, or 36 rolls of toilet paper, she heads online instead. Once a month she uses her smartphone to place a bulk order on Boxed....


Business

Overstock climbs on report that Kroger might be eyeing deal

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Overstock.com gained as much as 4.5 percent on speculation that supermarket giant Kroger Co. might acquire the e-commerce company. The New York Post reported on Friday that the grocery chain may be eyeing a deal with Overstock, citing unidentified sources. Overstock Chief...


Local

Women from Ogden, Morgan and Huntsville named 2018 Mothers of the Year

American Mothers Inc. names three mothers of the year

The local chapter of American Mothers, Inc., has named three area Mothers of the Year for 2018.


Business

Italy is drawing Samsung into Apple's battery battles

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Italian officials said Thursday that they are investigating whether Apple and Samsung intentionally made their older products worse to sell new ones. This is the first time Samsung has faced this accusation. The investigation lends weight to a suspicion harbored by...


Business

Shutdown deadline nears; no accord in Trump-Schumer meeting

Trump Budget Battle-4

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer met Friday afternoon in an eleventh-hour effort to avert a government shutdown, with a bitterly divided Washington locked in stare-down over federal spending and legislation to protect some 700,000 younger...


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