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Mortgage company celebrates opening of Moab branch
Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc. (PRMI), hosted an open house Dec. 18 at their new Moab branch located at 23 South 100 West. Rarni Schultz, PRMI Moab branch manager, and Melissa O’Donnal joined o...
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Hospital offers discount to help uninsured women receive mammograms
Moab Regional’s Oct. 11 golf tournament will also raise money for digital mammography program
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Local doctor donates vasectomy fees to non-profit groups
A local physician has contributed approximately $15,000 to local charities by collecting donations from the recipients of no-scalpel vasectomies performed at his Moab clinic. Through his program, D...
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New guide service aims to fill gap in backcountry offerings
A new backcountry guide service that specializes in custom journeys for small groups and families has opened in Moab. Deep Desert Expeditions, founded by Moab resident Mike Coronella, aims to fill ...
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  • Second Lives: Sara Melnicoff
    by Charli Engelhorn
    staff writer
    07.12.12 - 10:29 am

  • <b><i>Job search...</b></i><br>
Manti-La Sal National Forest fire prevention technician Heather McLean, left, helped Ken Davis fill out an application form at this week’s job fair. Employers and job seekers alike turned out in higher-than-expected numbers for the Feb. 11 event at the Moab Arts and Recreation Center. About 117 job-seekers attended the event, according to Kelly Thornton, workforce development specialist for the Utah Department of Workforce Service’s (DWS) Moab office. Twenty-eight employers and four community partners were also represented at the job fair, which was hosted by DWS, the Moab Chamber of Commerce, the Business Expansion And Retention Program, the Business Resource Center and the city of Moab. Photo by Rudy Herndon
    Job search...
    Manti-La Sal National Forest fire prevention technician Heather McLean, left, helped Ken Davis fill out an application form at this week’s job fair. Employers and job seekers alike turned out in higher-than-expected numbers for the Feb. 11 event at the Moab Arts and Recreation Center. About 117 job-seekers attended the event, according to Kelly Thornton, workforce development specialist for the Utah Department of Workforce Service’s (DWS) Moab office. Twenty-eight employers and four community partners were also represented at the job fair, which was hosted by DWS, the Moab Chamber of Commerce, the Business Expansion And Retention Program, the Business Resource Center and the city of Moab. Photo by Rudy Herndon
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    U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Yellen testifies before the Senate Banking Committee on Capitol Hill in WashingtonBy Michael Flaherty and Jason Lange WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve on Wednesday upgraded its assessment of the U.S. economy, taking note of a decline in the jobless rate and signaling more comfort that inflation was moving up toward its target. Still, after a two-day meeting, Fed policymakers reiterated concerns about slack in the labor market and reaffirmed that it is in no rush to raise interest rates. "Labor market conditions improved, with the unemployment rate declining further," the Fed said in a statement. "However, a range of labor market indicators suggests that there remains significant underutilization of labor resources." U.S. stocks turned modestly higher after the statement was released, while government bond prices extended earlier losses that had been spurred by a stronger-than-expected reading on economic growth.


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    A carpenter works on a new home at a residential construction site in the west side of the Las Vegas Valley in Las VegasBy Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. economy rebounded sharply in the second quarter as consumers stepped up spending and businesses restocked, putting it on course to close out the year on solid footing. Gross domestic product expanded at a 4.0 percent annual rate after shrinking at a revised 2.1 percent pace in the first quarter, the Commerce Department said on Wednesday. The second quarter's expansion was much stronger than the 3.0 percent economists had expected and bolstered the outlook for the remainder of the year.


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    A Bank of America Merrill Lynch sign is seen on a building that houses its offices in SingaporeBy Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge on Wednesday ordered Bank of America Corp to pay $1.27 billion of damages after a federal jury found the second-largest U.S. bank liable for fraud over defective mortgages sold by its Countrywide unit. U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan ruled nine months after jurors found Bank of America and former Countrywide executive Rebecca Mairone liable for defrauding government-controlled mortgage companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac through the sale of shoddy loans by the former Countrywide Financial Inc in 2007 and 2008. The case centered on a mortgage lending process known as "High Speed Swim Lane," "HSSL" or "Hustle," and which ended before Bank of America bought Countrywide in July 2008.


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