Daily Archives: July 7, 2016

Wal-Mart in China faces employee protests

Weakening demand for traditional retailers has added to trouble for Wal-Mart Stores Inc., which has had slow and uneven growth since its first China outlet opened in 1996. It tried to expand into online retailing but sold its operation last month to China’s No. 2 e-commerce operator.

Wal-Mart in China faces employee protests

Once red-hot, UK real estate investments run into trouble

Money placed in real estate vehicles managed by big asset management firms such as Standard Life and Henderson may have yielded strong returns during the boom years, but with the pound in freefall and Britain headed towards economic recession, the flip side of such investments is fast becoming evident.

Once red-hot, UK real estate investments run into trouble

‘Three-Mile Radius’ challenges art patrons to look closer

“Three-Mile Radius,” an exhibit on display now at the Springville Museum of Art, might be summed up by a quote by the poet, essayist and farmer Wendell Berry: “If you don’t know where you are, you don’t know who you…

‘Three-Mile Radius’ challenges art patrons to look closer

Waffle House set to open in Lakeland

Kelly Thrasher, a spokeswoman for Waffle House, said construction will most likely begin in the fall and that the restaurant is projected to open toward the end of the year.

Waffle House set to open in Lakeland

Forecast for stocks in the second half of year: Turbulence

Stock strategists and mutual-fund managers are predicting minimal gains and big swings in price for the second half of the year. That’s because many of the same challenges that yanked investments up and down in the first half are still hanging over the market, including falling profits at companies and the stubbornly slow global economy.

Forecast for stocks in the second half of year: Turbulence

AAA auto club says not all gasoline is the same

Federal rules in place since 1996 require all gasoline to have some engine-cleaning additives, but many major brands have extra detergents. AAA said tests it commissioned from an independent lab found that lesser gasolines left 19 times more deposits on engine intake valves than so-called top-tier fuels after the equivalent of 4,000 miles of driving.

AAA auto club says not all gasoline is the same

Provo police aim for transparency, dialog with ‘Brats with Cops’

The line between police and the public seemed to grow thicker this week with two officer-involved shootings involving African-American men across the nation.

Provo police aim for transparency, dialog with ‘Brats with Cops’

Two lifeguards save toddler from near-drowning at American Fork pool

According to the stereotype, lifeguards sit on those tall, white chairs, sunglasses covering their face, tooting their whistle when the splashing gets out of hand. People rarely see lifeguards break that image and go into action.

Two lifeguards save toddler from near-drowning at American Fork pool

Take a drive to Route 67 for great Tex-Mex cuisine

Texas and Mexican cuisine have come together in a vibrant way in American Fork of all places.

Take a drive to Route 67 for great Tex-Mex cuisine

American Fork PD arrest man reported to have sexually abused woman he met online

Officers with the American Fork Police Department arrested a Provo man Wednesday morning on suspicion of sexually assaulting a woman he met online.

American Fork PD arrest man reported to have sexually abused woman he met online