Daily Archives: August 19, 2016

Ohio Turnpike may soon see self-driving testing

Testing is likely to begin within 12 months, and possibly before the end of the year, the Ohio Turnpike’s executive director told The Associated Press.

Ohio Turnpike may soon see self-driving testing

Macy’s in Lakeland considered a high risk for closure

The report from Morningstar Credit Ratings, which follows an announcement last week that Macy’s intends to close 100 stores, identifies 28 locations with a higher probability of closing, based on below-average tenant sales. The chain has 728 stores.

Macy’s in Lakeland considered a high risk for closure

BY THE NUMBERs: Polk unemployment rate at 6 percent

According CareerSource Polk regional data, “the industries gaining in jobs over the year were ‘professional and business services’ (3,200 jobs); ‘trade, transportation, and utilities’ (1,400 jobs); ‘leisure and hospitality’ (800 jobs); ‘financial activities’ (400 jobs); ‘manufacturing’ (300 jobs); and ‘other services’ (100 jobs).”

BY THE NUMBERs: Polk unemployment rate at 6 percent

BY THE NUMBERS: New home construction in Polk continues to outpace the U.S.

“The July numbers are solid and represent continued improvements over 2015,” said James Farrell, assistant professor of finance and economics at Florida Southern College, who follows the local economy.

BY THE NUMBERS: New home construction in Polk continues to outpace the U.S.

Charity golf fundraiser in Provo to benefit victims of domestic violence

The Provo East Bay Golf Course will host a charity golf tournament Aug. 27 at 8:30 a.m. to benefit women and children victimized by domestic violence.

Charity golf fundraiser in Provo to benefit victims of domestic violence

BYU brings in sexual assault expert, RMUoHP students graduate, UVU MBA grads get own ceremony

Brigham Young University

BYU brings in sexual assault expert, RMUoHP students graduate, UVU MBA grads get own ceremony

BYU brings in sexual assault expert, RMUoHP students graduate, UVU MBA grads get own ceremony

Brigham Young University

BYU brings in sexual assault expert, RMUoHP students graduate, UVU MBA grads get own ceremony

Former Utah County commissioner pleads not guilty to fraud; co-defendant taken into custody

Former Utah County commissioner Gary Anderson pleaded not guilty Friday to charges of fraud while his co-defendant, a Utah County businessman, was taken into custody for a new case filed Thursday by the Utah Attorney General.

Former Utah County commissioner pleads not guilty to fraud; co-defendant taken into custody

Provo resident brings face paint fun to farmers market

A little boy sat down at Jean Jeppson Clay’s booth in the Provo Farmers Market on Saturday and he stood up a few minutes later as a tiger.

Provo resident brings face paint fun to farmers market

Orem couple celebrates 65th wedding anniversary

Sixty-five years of marriage and 17 children later, Orem residents Dale and Mary Hair still do everything together.

Orem couple celebrates 65th wedding anniversary