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After 60 years on the job, octogenarian showing no signs of slowing down

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North Ogden resident Hartmut Jeske has worked for Richards Sheet Metal Works since 1958.

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Hotel to open in downtown Stillwater

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STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) — When it came time for developer Corey Burstad to find a partner for his $13.5 million hotel project in downtown Stillwater, he knew a standard chain wouldn’t cut it. The space — the former Joseph Wolf Brewery block on South Main Street — was too historic and too unusual, he...


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Texas man continues family tradition crafting leather goods

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DENTON, Texas (AP) — It’s silent in the small studio on the corner of Bell and Oak streets in downtown Denton, except for the scraping of metal on stone. In the same spot where his grandfather hand-tooled saddles for four decades, Clint Wilkinson, 35, silently counts each stroke of a knife across...


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Tyler summer camp teaches students to pilot, program drones

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TYLER, Texas (AP) — Up, up and away! One Tyler Junior College summer camp is teaching students to fly. Drones, that is. The faces of seven little campers are set in stone as they concentrate. Their tablet’s Bluetooth connects to a small drone and the whir of propellers tells them they are ready to...


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EU trade commissioner says trade liberalization has momentum

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Trade liberalization continues to have global momentum despite recent U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, the European trade commissioner said Monday as she launched free trade negotiations between the European Union and Australia. Trade Commissioner Cecilia...


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Asian markets down as trade war heats up

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian shares were mostly lower Monday amid worries about trade tensions as the U.S. and China both started putting tariffs in motion. China and Hong Kong markets were closed for a national holiday. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 index dropped 0.8 percent to 22,662.68...


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AP Top Business News at 1:39 a.m. EDT

‘Incredibles 2’ crushes animation record with $180 million Ford: Detroit train station key to autonomous vehicle plans Import now to beat tariffs on goods from China? It will cost EU trade commissioner says trade liberalization has momentum In DC primary, minimum wage is the main topic of...


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In DC primary, minimum wage is the main topic of discussion

DC Primary

WASHINGTON (AP) — The mayor and congressional delegate may top the ballot in Washington, D.C.‘s primary on Tuesday, but the real drama for voters has to do with waiters, waitresses, bartenders and busboys. Incumbent Mayor Muriel Bowser is expected to glide through to the nomination with no...


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Hawaii, Japan airlines file for joint venture

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) — Hawaiian Airlines and Japan Airlines have submitted paperwork seeking to join forces to potentially bring hundreds of thousands of more people to Hawaii. West Hawaii Today reports the airlines have recently filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation...


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This Week: Oracle results; May home sales; Philly Fed survey

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A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: SEEKING OUT THE ORACLE Silicon Valley software giant Oracle will report its fourth-quarter results on Tuesday. Oracle makes database-intensive software platforms for large companies, and is the second-largest...


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Japan's exports, imports both grew in May amid trade tension

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TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s exports to the U.S. grew 5.8 percent in May from a year ago as shipments of machinery and vehicles rose, according to government data released Monday. Japan’s imports from the U.S. for the month grew 19.9 percent as imports of aircraft, fuel and medical products gained on year,...


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