Public gets first glimpse into the future of Salt Lake airport

Construction continues on the new Salt Lake City International Airport on Friday, April 5, 2019. Steve Griffin, Deseret News Construction continues on the new Salt Lake City International Airport on Friday, April 5, 2019. Steve Griffin, Deseret News Construction continues on the new Salt Lake City International Airport on Friday, April 5, 2019. …read more Source:: Deseret News – Business News       

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Major fraud sting targets unlicensed contractors in Utah

The state Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing executed a three-week statewide sting operation targeting unlicensed contractors advertising online. Stock image SALT LAKE CITY — The state Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing executed a three-week statewide sting operation targeting unlicensed contractors advertising online and on social media. The Utah investigation was part of a national effort in conjunction with the National Association of State Contractors Licensing Agencies, whose member states include Arizona, California, District of Columbia, Florida, Mississippi, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Rhode Island, Texas and Utah. State investigators looked into 178 cases and issued 96 citations for unlicensed …read more Source:: Deseret News – Business News       

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As feds grill big tech, Utah lines up for potential antitrust actions

FILE – Google Director of Economic Policy Adam Cohen, left, testifies alongside Facebook Head of Global Policy Development Matt Perault, second from left, Amazon Associate General Counsel Nate Sutton and Apple Vice President for Corporate Law and Chief Compliance Officer Kyle Andeer during a House Judiciary subcommittee hearing, Tuesday, July 16, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Patrick Semansky, Associated Press FILE – Google Director of Economic Policy Adam Cohen testifies during a House Judiciary subcommittee hearing, Tuesday, July 16, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Patrick Semansky, Associated Press …read more Source:: Deseret News – Business News       

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Raj Chetty’s American Dream

Raj Chetty got his biggest break before his life began. His mother, Anbu, grew up in Tamil Nadu, a tropical state at the southern tip of the Indian subcontinent. Anbu showed the greatest academic potential of her five siblings, but her future was constrained by custom. Although Anbu’s father encouraged her scholarly inclinations, there were no colleges in the area, and sending his daughter away for an education would have been unseemly. But as Anbu approached the end of high school, a minor miracle redirected her life. A local tycoon, himself the father of a bright daughter, decided to open a women’s college, housed in his elegant residence. Anbu was… Read More

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Utah fraudster owes $10.2 million in ‘classic Ponzi scheme,’ court rules

Admitted fraudster Dee Randall, a Kaysville insurance agent, listens as he is sentenced by 3rd District Judge Mark Kouris on Monday, Feb. 6, 2017, at the Matheson Courthouse in Salt Lake City. Randall pleaded guilty in July 2016 to five charges related to his operation of a Ponzi scheme. Francisco Kjolseth SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah man who admitted to bilking 156 investors in “a classic Ponzi scheme” must pay back $10.2 million, the Utah Court of Appeals has affirmed. Dee Allen Randall, now serving a prison term of at least nine and up to 30 years, …read more Source:: Deseret News – Business News       

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Summer air travel is heating up in Utah. Here’s what you need to know

Jeanne Holmstead, front right, and Lee Holmstead, back right, are welcomed home by family at the Salt Lake City International Airport on Monday, July 15, 2019. The couple were returning from an 18 month mission in Hong Kong. Colter Peterson, Deseret News Commuters make their way through a Transportation Security Administration checkpoint in Terminal One at the Salt Lake City International Airport on Monday, July 15, 2019. Colter Peterson, Deseret News Transportation Security Administration agent Scott Pitkin checks the ID of a traveler at a checkpoint at the …read more Source:: Deseret News – Business News       

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