Daily Archives: April 26, 2016

More than 2,700 students in Utah schools impacted by book donors, volunteers in last year

“It has been fun to see the impact I have had on the kids. When students come into the first grade, they are just beginning to learn to read,” says Tyler Rogers, longtime volunteer at Greenwood Elementary and Client Services…

More than 2,700 students in Utah schools impacted by book donors, volunteers in last year

Lehi man arrested after reportedly stealing truck, crashing on freeway

A Lehi man was arrested and booked into the Utah County Jail on suspicion of several charges Monday afternoon after reportedly stealing a truck and crashing into the center median on Interstate 15.

Lehi man arrested after reportedly stealing truck, crashing on freeway

Richard E. Turley Jr. named as new director of LDS Public Affairs

Richard E. Turley Jr., assistant church historian and recorder for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, has been appointed by the First Presidency of the church as the new managing director of the church’s Public Affairs Department.

Richard E. Turley Jr. named as new director of LDS Public Affairs

Expect ads, ramped-up spending in GOP race for Utah governor

SALT LAKE CITY — Republican Gov. Gary Herbert is expected to use his name recognition and considerable campaign funds to try to beat back a primary challenge from businessman Jonathan Johnson this summer.

Expect ads, ramped-up spending in GOP race for Utah governor

Governments struggle to enforce “living wage” laws

Seattle and San Francisco, and the states of Oregon, California and New York are phasing in wage increases that will grow to $15 an hour or more.

Governments struggle to enforce "living wage" laws

Fiat Chrysler chief says recall won’t hurt earnings

The vehicles have electronic gear shifters that move forward or backward to select the gear instead of moving along a track. A light shows the gear the cars are in. But to get from "drive" to "park," drivers must push the lever forward three times. Some drivers were confused and exited the vehicles while they were still in gear, causing rollaway crashes.

Fiat Chrysler chief says recall won’t hurt earnings

Senate hearing into Valeant includes top hedge fund investor

The Senate Aging Committee holds its third meeting on drug prices on Wednesday, responding to escalating costs that have squeezed patients and strained health care budgets across the country.

Senate hearing into Valeant includes top hedge fund investor

Apple reports iPhone sales down, 1st revenue drop since 2003

Apple sold more than 51.2 million iPhones in the first three months of 2016 — while racking up $10.5 billion in quarterly profit. That was more than many analysts expected, but still fewer than the 61 million iPhones sold a year earlier.
The company is battling perceptions that its latest iPhones aren’t dramatically different from previous models, as overall smartphone sales are slowing around the world. Apple also sells iPads, Mac computers and other gadgets, but nearly two-thirds of its $50.6 billion in quarterly revenue came from iPhones.

Apple reports iPhone sales down, 1st revenue drop since 2003

Brian Regan, Jimmer Fredette donate to Orem’s All-Together Playground

Orem city’s All Together Playground just got another financial boost with the recent announcement that comedian Brian Regan was donating proceeds from his comedy shows.

Brian Regan, Jimmer Fredette donate to Orem’s All-Together Playground

Analysis ranks Utah as least gambling-addicted state

In a recent analysis, Utah was deemed the overall state least addicted to gambling.

Analysis ranks Utah as least gambling-addicted state