Daily Archives: July 12, 2016

Alpine loses well, asks residents to conserve or lose water

Alpine’s messaging system alerted its residents Tuesday morning announcing the city had lost a well and would need them to follow their scheduled landscape watering days.

Alpine loses well, asks residents to conserve or lose water

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Bear spotted, captured in Provo neighborhood

A bear was removed from a Provo neighborhood Tuesday afternoon.

Bear spotted, captured in Provo neighborhood

Frostproof couple move home-based businesses

“I am someone all about empowering people and letting them know there’s nothing you can’t do. It’s what I’ve always wanted to do,” said Johnson, the owner of Exclusively You Academic Coaching & Tutoring and Exclusively You Career Management & Staffing, which is opening today in a new office at 225 N. Scenic Highway in Frostproof.

Frostproof couple move home-based businesses

OJ crop down 16 percent from last year

The 2015-16 Florida orange crop finished at 81.5 million boxes, up 2 percent from the initial U.S. Department of Agriculture forecast in October but a 16 percent drop from the 2014-15 crop, according to the department’s final monthly report on Tuesday.

OJ crop down 16 percent from last year

Publix ranks as Florida’s most valuable brand

The supermarket known for its "Pub Subs" got the nod over the home of the Whopper in a recent ranking of the Sunshine State’s most valuable brands.

Publix ranks as Florida’s most valuable brand

Amazon’s ‘Prime Day’ is back

The e-commerce powerhouse launched the event last July to promote its $99 annual Prime loyalty program, which offers free two-day shipping and other perks. Some of the big discounts are on large screen TVs and Amazon devices such as its Echo smart speaker, Kindle e-reader and Fire TV-streaming devices.

Amazon’s ‘Prime Day’ is back

Lower-cost biotech drug gets thumbs up from FDA panel

A panel of Food and Drug Administration advisers voted unanimously in favor of Amgen’s version of AbbVie’s Humira, a biotech drug that raked in nearly $15 billion last year, according to IMS Health. While not binding, the recommendation likely paves the way for FDA approval of the knockoff drug.

Lower-cost biotech drug gets thumbs up from FDA panel

Starbucks raises some drink prices

The price increases range from 10 to 20 cents on some sizes of brewed coffee, and 10 to 30 cents on espresso beverages and tea lattes, the company said in a statement.

Starbucks raises some drink prices

Utah County ham radio club draws statewide attention

Commonly known as ham radio operators, there must be a healthy population of amateur radio hobbyists in Utah County.

Utah County ham radio club draws statewide attention

Feds seek millions from Alpine contractors for igniting 2012 Quail Fire

The federal government has filed a $1.6 million lawsuit against a Utah County construction company accused of igniting a wildfire in 2012.

Feds seek millions from Alpine contractors for igniting 2012 Quail Fire