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Ogden City hopes new downtown apartments will help push neighborhood’s economy

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Construction has been completed on a set of city-incentivized apartments Ogden City officials hope...

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Ogden City hopes new downtown apartments will help push neighborhood’s economy

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Construction has been completed on a set of city-incentivized apartments Ogden City officials hope will bolster the downtown area’s economy.


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Puerto Rico still stumbles in the dark a month after Maria

Puerto Rico Hurricane Maria - One Month Later

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — One man climbs 24 flights of stairs several times a day alongside dormant elevators. Street vendors hawk plastic washboards for $20. And families outstretch their hands as crews in helicopters drop supplies in communities that remain isolated. This is life one month...


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What would happen if Amazon brought 50,000 workers to your city? Ask Seattle.

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. SEATTLE - Amazon.com has driven an economic boom in Seattle, bestowing more than 40,000 jobs upon a city known for Starbucks coffee and Seahawks fandom. Its growth remade a neglected industrial swath north of downtown into a hub of young workers and fixed the region,...


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Facebook, Google might be one step closer to new regulations on ad transparency

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Facebook, Google and Twitter are one step closer to facing new regulations that would place transparency requirements on a core aspect of their businesses: advertising. With support from Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., Democratic Sens. Amy Klobuchar, Minn., and Mark Warner,...


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Facebook, Google might be one step closer to new regulations on ad transparency

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Facebook, Google and Twitter are one step closer to facing new regulations that would place transparency requirements on a core aspect of their businesses: advertising. With support from Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., Democratic Sens. Amy Klobuchar, Minn., and Mark Warner,...


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Jet-makers are preparing for a world with on-demand, pilotless air taxis

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Years after Detroit’s auto companies joined the race to develop self-driving cars, the world’s biggest plane-makers now say they see a coming revolution in autonomous, on-demand flight. Chicago-based aerospace manufacturer Boeing has been stepping up its investment in...


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Last-minute rebound lifts S&P 500, Dow edge to new highs

Financial Markets Wall Street

A last-minute surge nudged U.S. stock indexes mostly higher Thursday, barely extending the market’s winning streak and milestone-setting run. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index and Dow Jones industrial average closed higher for the fifth straight day, each posting new highs. The other indexes finished...


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Blue Origin hits significant milestone with successful engine test

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. On a day when cities across the country were scrambling to submit their bids to become the home to Amazon’s second headquarters, Jeff Bezos had something else on his mind -rocket engines and wind farms. In a tweet Tuesday afternoon, Bezos’ Blue Origin space company...


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Financial Markets Glance

Dow Jones Industrials High: 23,167.24 Low: 23,052.67 Close: 23,163.04 Change: +5.44 Other Indexes Standard&Poors 500 Index: 2562.10 +0.84 NYSE Index: 12,380.32 +9.30 Nasdaq Composite Index: 6605.07 —19.15 NYSE Amer Composite: 2636.95 —9.16 Russell 2000 Index: 1502.04 —3.10 Wilshire 5000 TotalMkt:...


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Nasdaq drops on tech rout as oil falls, gold gains

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. The Nasdaq Composite Index fell the most in three weeks as technology stocks faltered while defensive shares advanced as volatility returned to U.S. equity markets. Treasuries held gains and gold climbed. The S&P 500 index wiped out a slide of 0.5 percent to close slightly...


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