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‘Starry, Starry Night’ theme announced for 2014 Moab Electric Light Parade
The Moab Electric Light Parade will take place Dec. 6, and last week the Moab Area Chamber of Commerce announced that the 2014 theme will be “Starry, Starry Night.” The theme was selected by last y...
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Grand County Credit Union looking to open Green River location soon
Ever since Key Bank closed its branch in Green River in June, residents of that community have been left without a financial institution. But the Grand County Credit Union (GCCU) will soon be allev...
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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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  • <b><i>Rotary recognition...<br></b></i>
The Rotary Club of Moab recently awarded $1,000 grants to two Moab nonprofit organizations — the Moab Valley Multicultural Center and the Moab Free Health Clinic — in recognition of their work for the local community. Katlyn Keane (left) and Rhiana Medina from Moab Multicultural Center, and Beth Joseph, Joanna Onorato and Danette Johnson from the Free Health Center pose with their grant checks. Courtesy photo
    Rotary recognition...
    The Rotary Club of Moab recently awarded $1,000 grants to two Moab nonprofit organizations — the Moab Valley Multicultural Center and the Moab Free Health Clinic — in recognition of their work for the local community. Katlyn Keane (left) and Rhiana Medina from Moab Multicultural Center, and Beth Joseph, Joanna Onorato and Danette Johnson from the Free Health Center pose with their grant checks. Courtesy photo
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    Workers operate the first assembly line started at the new Bicycle Corporation of America plant in Manning,WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New orders for U.S. factory goods unexpectedly fell in January, posting their sixth straight monthly decline.


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    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock ExchangeU.S. stocks were little changed on Thursday, after two days of declines on the S&P 500, as economic data did little to alter expectations on the timing of an interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve. Investors were looking ahead to the jobs report due out on Friday to help them assess the timing of the Fed's first interest rate hike in years, said Brian Battle, director of trading at Performance Trust Capital Partners, in Chicago. "The Federal Reserve made it very clear they're going to raise rates but its going to be data dependent. At 12:50 p.m., the Dow Jones industrial average rose 11.85 points, or 0.07 percent, to 18,108.75, the S&P 500 lost 1.64 points, or 0.08 percent, to 2,096.89 and the Nasdaq Composite added 0.99 points, or 0.02 percent, to 4,968.13.


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    The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment aid last week rose to its highest level since May, but economists dismissed the increase as weather-related and said the jobs market remained solid. The reports, however, suggested some near-term weakness in economic growth. "The underlying fundamentals of the economy remain solid and there is no reason we won't continue to see the type of economic growth and job growth that we saw in 2014 continuing this year," said Gus Faucher, senior economist at PNC Financial Services Group in Pittsburgh. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits rose by 7,000 to a seasonally adjusted 320,000 for the week ended Feb. 28, the Labor Department said.
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