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  1. Eclipse mania sends Americans scurrying to find safe glassesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 18 | Canada.com

    Eclipse mania is building and so is demand for the glasses that make it safe to view the first total solar eclipse to cross the U.S. in 99 years. Lines are forming, prices are rising and shelves are emptying as people scurry to obtain special eyewear to view the sun Monday as it is obscured by the passing moon.

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  2. Thousands flock to planetarium for eclipse glassesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 16 | Canada.com

    Thousands of Utah residents are flocking to a planetarium in Salt Lake City this week to buy solar eclipse glasses to make sure they get safe ones following a recall issued by online retailer Amazon. The Clark Planetarium has seen a huge spike in sales this week of the facility's $2 glasses after the John A. Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah on Sunday told people to throw out the glasses the centre gave away this month because of the recall, said Rob Morris, director of operations.

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  3. Eclipse chasers gearing up for solar show later this monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 13 | Canada.com

    In this June 21, 2017, photo, people attend a meeting at the Salt Lake Astronomical Society, several eclipse chasers were in attendance, in Salt Lake City. SALT LAKE CITY - People who call themselves "eclipse chasers" are giddy about the upcoming solar eclipse, including a man who has seen five of them in his lifetime and calls himself an "eclipse-o-maniac."

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  4. Health care divide leaves tax on path to reinstatementRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 13 | Canada.com

    The industry that makes medical devices from artificial hips to miniature pumps for IV drips is looking for a fallback plan to repeal a widely reviled sales tax that almost met its end in GOP health care legislation. The 2.3 per cent excise, one of several taxes and fees in the Affordable Care Act that pay for expanded insurance coverage, has been the subject of ferocious lobbying by manufacturers seeking its permanent death.

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  5. From gold rush to green rush: Cannabis company plans to turn desert town into pot paradiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 3 | Canada.com

    Now that one of America's largest cannabis companies has bought the entire California desert town of Nipton, a question remains: Will the new owners rename the place Potsylvania? American Green Inc. announced Thursday it is buying all 80 acres of Nipton, which includes its Old West-style hotel, a handful of houses, an RV park and a coffee shop. Its plans are to transform the old Gold Rush town into what it calls "an energy-independent, cannabis-friendly hospitality destination."

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  6. Half of Utah under flash flood watch as heavy storms move inRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Canada.com

    Half of Utah is under flash flood watch as meteorologists say storms moving across central and southern parts of the state will bring heavy rain. The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City said Tuesday that narrow canyons, creeks with steep terrain, washes that are normally dry and areas where wildfires have recently burned should all be avoided.

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  7. Large outdoor trade show confirms move from Utah to DenverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | Canada.com

    At a press conference with Colorado's governor and Denver's mayor, the director of the Outdoor Retailer trade show, Marisa Nicholson, announced Thursday that the show would be held in the Mile High City starting in 2018. The retailers are leaving Utah after 20 years.

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  8. Prices rise, partitions fall under new Utah liquor lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | Canada.com

    A trendy downtown Salt Lake City seafood restaurant started business Saturday with glass-smashing and champagne, a symbolic gesture in its emancipation from Utah's so-called "Zion Curtains" alcohol law. "It feels fabulous and liberating.

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  9. How a soul-destroying loss became a sweet win four years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | Canada.com

    Wayne Gretzky sits alone on the bench after Team Canada's 2-1 shootout loss to the Czechs in a semifinal game at the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan. As Canada celebrates its 150th birthday on July 1st, we take a new look at some of the events that our collective conscious has decreed as disasters, and find the surprising upsides.

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  10. Mormon church now allows female employees to wear pantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Canada.com

    Women who work at the Mormon church's headquarters in Salt Lake City are now allowed to wear pantsuits and dress slacks instead of just skirts or dresses. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sent employees a memo Wednesday about several changes, which also include expanded maternity leave and allowing men to remove their suit coats in hot weather.

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  11. Judge blocks merger of nuclear-waste disposal companiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Canada.com

    A federal judge in Delaware has blocked a Utah-based nuclear waste disposal company from buying a Texas-based competitor. The judge on Wednesday ruled in favour of the U.S. Justice Department in an antitrust lawsuit aimed at blocking Salt Lake City-based EnergySolutions' planned $367 million acquisition of rival Waste Control Specialists, based in Dallas.

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  12. Polygamous leader hit with new felony charge after captureRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2017 | Canada.com

    Polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs is being charged with a new felony count after he was captured following nearly a year on the run. Authorities say Jeffs could face up to 10 years in prison on the new failure to appear charge filed in federal court in Salt Lake City on Wednesday.

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  13. 'Fintech' startup SoFi moving into traditional bankingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | Canada.com

    Online lender and financial startup SoFi has taken the first step toward competing with the nation's biggest banks on their home turf: the checking account. Last week, the San Francisco provider of student and personal loans submitted an application for federal deposit insurance, a protection normally only available to conventional banks.

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  14. Adnan Khashoggi, Saudi arms merchant and world-class playboy, dies from Parkinson's diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | Canada.com

    Saudi-born businessman Adnan Khashoggi attending a gala charity of the World Association of Children's Friends at the Hotel de Paris in Monaco on Sept. 2, 2007.

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  15. Existing climate efforts expected to keep US goals on trackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | Canada.com

    The momentum of climate change efforts and the affordability of cleaner fuels will keep the United States moving toward its goals of cutting emissions despite the Trump administration's withdrawal from the Paris global accord, business and government leaders in a growing alliance said Tuesday. New York, California and 11 other states representing nearly 40 per cent of the U.S. economy, mayors of about 200 cities, and leaders of business giants including Amazon, Apple and Target have signed pledges to keep reducing their fossil-fuel emissions after President Donald Trump announced he would withdraw the U.S. from the 2015 Paris climate accord.

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  16. Sinclair to buy Tribune Media, expanding its local TV reachRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | Canada.com

    Sinclair Broadcast Group, one of the nation's largest local TV station operators, wants to get even bigger. The company announced Monday that it will pay about $3.9 billion for Tribune Media, adding more than 40 stations including KTLA in Los Angeles, WPIX in New York and WGN in Chicago.

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  17. Concert review: Brian Wilson's last run through Pet Sounds at JubeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | Canada.com

    Don't worry, baby - one thing about a concert over a hockey game, you're not as likely to walk away feeling unsatisfied. The playoff game was on many minds at Brian Wilson's show at the Jube Wednesday night - orange jerseys outnumbering stripy beachwear at every glance.

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  18. Utah Supreme Court rules against Tesla in push to sell carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | Canada.com

    Tesla's push to sell its all-electric vehicles in Utah hit another roadblock Monday when the state Supreme Court upheld a decision by Utah licensing officials to deny the automaker a license to sell new cars. Tesla had argued that a state law barring car manufacturers from owning dealerships didn't apply to the company.

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  19. New law to end hidden bartending for some Utah restaurantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | Canada.com

    Some Utah restaurants are counting down the days until a new liquor law takes effect this summer, allowing them to take down walls and partitions that prevent customers from seeing their alcoholic drinks being mixed and poured. The requirement that drinks be prepared behind a barrier, which are often glass walls or back rooms, has long been a sore spot for the hospitality industry in the heavily Mormon state.

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  20. Depeche Mode hit Bell Centre Sept. 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | Canada.com

    Depeche Mode will be landing at the Bell Centre Tuesday, Sept. 5 as part of the North American portion of their Global Spirit Tour which begins this fall.

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