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  1. U Law School Sees Increase in Bar Passage Rates with 100/100 Initiative - Utah BusinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | Utah Business

    Salt Lake City-Three years after initiating an ambitious plan to reach a goal of 100 percent bar passage and 100 percent professional employment placement among its law school graduates, the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law has enjoyed a marked improvement in bar passage rates among its law school graduates. New statistics released by the Utah State Bar this week show an increase in the number of U law school graduates who passed the bar on their first attempt.

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  2. Amazon to Build New 855,000 SF Distribution Center in Salt Lake CityRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2017 | Utah Business

    Salt Lake City-On Wednesday, Amazon made it official: the retail giant will build a $250-million regional fulfillment center in Salt Lake City's budding Northwest Quadrant, bringing with it at least 1,500 full time well-paying jobs, with the possibility of thousands more in seasonal positions. Until today, Amazon officials had kept specifics of the planned 855,000-square foot facility a closely held secret, though in an earlier announcement Governor Gary Herbert credited Mayor Jackie Biskupski and the City's Economic Development team with helping to lure the business to Salt Lake City.

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  3. Utah Ski Areas Set All-Time Skier Visit Record During 2016-17 SeasonRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2017 | Utah Business

    Salt Lake City-This past Sunday, June 11, Snowbird resort finally stopped spinning the lifts for the year-ending an eight-month 2016-17 season. In closing another great winter in Utah, Ski Utah is excited to announce a historical skier visit number, with a total of 4,584,658 million skier days, up 2.85 percent from the previous record of 4,457,575 during the 2015-16 season.

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  4. High-Dollar Acquisitions, Tech Sector Helped Utah's Economy Thrive in 2016 - Utah BusinessRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | Utah Business

    Salt Lake City-If the laundry list of accolades and awards lauding Utah's red-hot economy and business-friendly environment weren't convincing enough, a new report has the data to back it up. annual Deal Flow Report Friday, showing in black and white what a year companies in Utah really had.

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  5. Utaha s Defense Industry Supported $9.2B in Economic Activity, 109,000 Jobs in 2015Read the original story

    May 5, 2017 | Utah Business

    Salt Lake City-Utah's defense industry directly and indirectly supported over 109,000 jobs and $9.2 billion in economic activity in the state during 2015, according to new research released by the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute. That year, federal defense spending was responsible for 5.8 percent of Utah's jobs, 7.1 percent of its earnings and 6.2 percent of its GDP.

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  6. Rocky Mountain Power in the Top 10 Nationally for Solar Power Connections in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | Utah Business

    Salt Lake City-Rocky Mountain Power was named as one of a select group of utilities that connected the most solar or the most storage to the grid in 2016, earning it a spot on the annual Top 10 utility industry lists compiled by the Smart Electric Power Alliance in its annual utility market survey. The 10th survey includes figures from 412 utilities across the country.

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  7. First Quarter Strong Start to 2017 for Visit Salt LakeRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2017 | Utah Business

    Salt Lake City-According to two of Visit Salt Lake's key economic indicators, the first quarter of 2017 shows Salt Lake is off to a strong start in terms of hotel room nights and Super Pass sales, Visit Salt Lake's lift ticket program tailored to destination skiers and snowboarders and administered through its winter brand, Ski City. STR Global, the leading provider of data benchmarking and analytics for the global hospitality industry, reports that Salt Lake County's hotel occupancy for the first quarter of 2017 was 77.5 percent, a 6.5 percent increase over the same period in 2016, which combined with an average daily rate of $111 to deliver a 13 percent increase in total hotel revenues.

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  8. Rubi Life Wins $40,000 at the Utah Entrepreneur ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2017 | Utah Business

    Salt Lake City-Rubi Life, a student startup developing a wearable fetal activity tracker, won first place and the $40,000 grand prize at the 2017 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge today. The event featured the best collegiate entrepreneurs in Utah competing for $100,000 in cash and prizes.

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  9. Domopalooza 2017: Attitude can Turn Failure into Success, Says Pixar ChiefRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2017 | Utah Business

    Salt Lake City-There are two kinds of failure, said Pixar president Ed Catmull: one that sets a person back, and one that helps them grow. The trouble is that it's hard to tell the difference between the two of them-and the mindset a person has undergoing them is vital.

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  10. Domopalooza 2017: Data Helps Transform Merchandising from Gut Feeling to Nimble ReactionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | Utah Business

    Salt Lake City-For the bulk of retail history, merchandising was simple: a buyer saw something that looked like it might sell, put it in a store, and waited for a customer to purchase it. "Back in the day, merchandising as based on gut feel," she said.

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  11. Wells Fargo Survey: Construction Industry Executives Expect Increased Activity in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | Utah Business

    Salt Lake City-Construction industry executives have entered 2017 with increased optimism for nonresidential construction activity, according to a recent survey of industry contractors and equipment distributors released today from Wells Fargo Equipment Finance, a subsidiary of Wells Fargo & Company . The 2017 Construction Industry Forecast revealed increased optimism driven by expectations of industry expansion through higher infrastructure spending and increased company profits.

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  12. Top 20 Startups Announced in the 2017 Utah Entrepreneur ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | Utah Business

    Salt Lake City-Utah's best college entrepreneurs are competing for $100,000 in cash and prizes, including a $40,000 grand prize, in the 2017 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge , one of the biggest student-business competitions in the country. On Friday, the top 20 teams were announced.

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  13. Consumer Index: Utahns Remain Confident as Employment Gains Stay StrongRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2017 | Utah Business

    Salt Lake City-The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index remained roughly the same, declining a statistically marginal 2.9 points to 114.7 in February. The small decrease resulted from a slightly less positive outlook on the current economy and the economy over the next six months.

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  14. Vivint Smart Home Arena Upgrades to Bring New Food Experiences, VarietyRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2017 | Utah Business

    Salt Lake City-A lineup of new culinary choices to savor Utah will transform the food and beverage hospitality experience when the newly renovated Vivint Smart Home Arena, home of the Utah Jazz and the premier sports and entertainment venue of the Intermountain West, opens this fall. A multitude of food selections - more than 30 restaurants and vendors - will await guests for Jazz games and arena shows.

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  15. Gateway Launches Grant Program in Aggressive Effort to Bring More Events to PropertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | Utah Business

    Salt Lake City-In another move aimed toward transforming itself into an active, community-driven downtown hub, The Gateway has announced an aggressive new grant program, awarding $5,000 to festival owners and directors willing to move their event to the property. The program is designed to work in accordance with the newly released 2017 Downtown Rising Action Plan, where The Downtown Alliance announced its objective of capitalizing on the multi-million dollar investments for The Gateway and Vivint Smart Home Arena.

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  16. AES and AIMCo Agree to Acquire sPower from Fir Tree Partners for $853M in CashRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | Utah Business

    Salt Lake City-The AES Corporation and Alberta Investment Management Corporation , on behalf of certain of its clients, have agreed to acquire FTP Power LLC , the largest independent owner, operator and developer of utility scale solar assets in the United States, from Fir Tree Partners and its minority owners, for $853 million in cash, plus the assumption of $724 million in non-recourse debt. In connection with the transaction, AES and AIMCo will each directly and independently purchase and own slightly below 50 percent equity interests in sPower.

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  17. Lovea s Travel Stops Opens New Location in Brigham CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | Utah Business

    Brigham City-Brigham City welcomes Utah's newest Love's Travel Stop, located at Interstate 15 and Forest Street . Customers can enjoy food, fuel and other services and amenities.

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  18. Advertising and Marketing Professionals Consider Effective Use of New TechRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2017 | Utah Business

    Salt Lake City-In an industry so reliant on staying in tune with current technology, how do advertising and marketing professionals stay abreast of all relevant marketing mediums? The question was among many posed to the professionals in attendance at the annual Utah Business Advertising and Marketing roundtable that took place last week at Holland & Hart's downtown Salt Lake City office. The current appetite for advertising in Utah, the usage of new media in the industry, the state of workforce development, and the role of traditional media were all also discussed.

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  19. Two Utah Universities Involved in New NASA Research InstitutesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | Utah Business

    Logan and Salt Lake City-NASA has selected proposals for the creation of two multi-disciplinary, university-led research institutes that will focus on the development of technologies critical to extending human presence deeper into our solar system. Two Utah universities, Utah State University and the University of Utah, are partners with the institutes.

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  20. Regence, Utah Physician Groups Report Positive Results from New Care Management ModelRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | Utah Business

    Salt Lake City-Physician groups in Utah are reporting measurable improvements in patient care from continued participation in Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Utah's Total Cost of Care program. Under the program, Regence shares detailed data and analytics with physicians about Regence members they see.

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