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Deseret News wrote:

Utah is among the most industrious states in the nation, according to a new study ranking states by their economic vitality and high-tech performance.

Trailing only North Dakota and Texas in overall economic performance, Utah rated as “the most fundamentally sound state across all identified policy areas.”

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The six policy categorie...
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Deseret News wrote:

John Baza, director of the Utah Division of Oil, Gas and Mining, has received a national award recognizing him for his work in the regulatory arena over oil and gas.

Baza received the E.W. Marland Award from the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission for his years of service and commitment durin...
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Deseret News wrote:

Starting and running a family business is a dream of many first-time entrepreneurs. While the hours are long and the worries at times are overwhelming, building a sustainable business brings both financial and emotional rewards.

But what happens when it’s time to retire?

Mike Bachman took over the family plumbing business afte...
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Deseret News wrote:

A new report from Gallup found that 70 percent of Americans report feeling unhappy, uninspired and less engaged in their job. This has led American workers to be less productive, costing the United States anywhere from $450 to $550 billion a year, the report said.

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Engaged workers tended to be mor...
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Deseret News wrote:

Canadian-born Joanna Griffiths knew she had a good idea. As the founder of Knix Wear, a unique underwear line that creates a drier and more comfortable fit for active women, she knew there was a market for her product — and that the process of acquiring funding would be challenging. But a...
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Deseret News wrote:

Sisters Heidi Van Natter and Emily Stephenson, both teachers, collaborated for more than 500 hours to create daily morning work activities for their second-grade classes. Believing other teachers could benefit from the time they spent, they sold their plans on Esty in 2008.

Business picked up in June 2012 when the sister...
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Lauren Steinbrecher wrote:

You could say Jayson Ahlstrom is part techie, part entrepreneur. When his good friend came up to him with the idea behind the app, Looksery, he was immediately on board.

"One day he showed up with a concept around this photo-altering, face mapping technology, and I knew he was on to something,...
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The Deseret News wrote:

Manufacturing was once a strong entry point into the work world for many high school graduates, but as jobs pushed overseas and technology required more advanced training, the trend slowed.

Now the state's newly announced partnership with Janicki, Boeing, Harris, Hexcel, Hill Air Force Base and Orbital ATK offers a wa...
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The Deseret News wrote:

If you are looking for a job, few places are as fertile as the Beehive State.

Utah currently boasts one of the nation's most robust and fastest-growing economies, having added thousands of new jobs in the past year. The Utah Department of Workforce Services reported last month that year-over-year job growt...
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Ashton Edwards wrote:

Every year, Inc. Magazine releases the Inc. 5000, a list of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in America. While the calculation is dead simple—a basic three-year growth rate based on annual revenue—the list has become both prestigious and predictive. Famous up-and-comers like Toys “R” Us, 7 Eleven and Pandora have each bee...
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