Daily Archives: February 10, 2016

Provo police arrest man on reports of stealing car from rental company

A transient man was arrested Tuesday afternoon in Provo on suspicion of stealing a car from a car rental company.

Provo police arrest man on reports of stealing car from rental company

Key things to know about changes in Twitter’s timeline

Twitter announced the changes Wednesday as it tries to stay relevant in the face of stiff competition from Facebook, Snapchat and other services.

Key things to know about changes in Twitter’s timeline

Yellen: Persistent economic weakness could slow rate hikes

But Yellen made clear that the Fed won’t likely find it necessary to cut rates after having raised them from record lows in December. She did concede, though, that negative rates, which central banks in Japan and Europe have recently imposed, are a tool the Fed has at least studied.

Yellen: Persistent economic weakness could slow rate hikes

Even falling prices don’t improve market performance

Sales of 100 percent OJ fell 3.9 percent in the four-week period ending Jan. 23 despite an average price drop of 0.5 percent, according to the most recent marketing report from the Florida Department of Citrus. The average retail price ended the period at $6.53 per gallon, or 3 cents cheaper than a year ago.

Even falling prices don’t improve market performance

Polk businesses vying for top honors

Bright House Networks’ third annual Regional Business Awards for the Tampa Bay area will take place Thursday evening at the Tampa Convention Center.

Polk businesses vying for top honors

Contentious gun bill for concealed carry tabled for 2016

SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah lawmaker says he will not move forward with a bill that would allow anyone 21 or older to carry a concealed gun without a permit.

Contentious gun bill for concealed carry tabled for 2016

Government will consider Google computer to be car’s driver

Computers that control cars of the future can be considered drivers just like humans, the federal government’s highway safety agency has found.

Government will consider Google computer to be car’s driver

Low vaccination rates put Utah schools at risk of outbreaks

SALT LAKE CITY — Experts say Utah’s schools are at risk of losing herd immunity, the protection a community gains when most members are vaccinated against an infectious disease.

Low vaccination rates put Utah schools at risk of outbreaks

Goshen’s funnyman farmer passed on lifetime of jokes before his death

With thousands of crucial yet everyday people comprising the Utah Valley community, the Daily Herald would like to further highlight and share the real stories and impact of those who have rec…

Goshen’s funnyman farmer passed on lifetime of jokes before his death

Payson man angry about missing birth pleads guilty to bomb threat

SALT LAKE CITY — A Payson man accused of calling in a hospital bomb threat because he was upset he couldn’t attend his child’s birth has pleaded guilty to a federal charge.

Payson man angry about missing birth pleads guilty to bomb threat