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Theft of catalytic converters has been the scourge of car owners across the country in recent years. But supply chain issues are making getting a vehicle up and running again even harder.

Dude, where’s my catalytic converter? Probably back in the supply chain

Theft of catalytic converters has been the scourge of car owners across the country in recent years. But supply chain issues are making getting a vehicle up and running again even harder.

November 28, 2022, 6:02am Business

Tow truck driver Edgar Plata spent most of a recent Monday as he often does these days, picking up the pieces after a spree of catalytic converter thefts. Read story

Riot Blockchain's facilities in Rockdale are undergoing an extensive expansion that should start operating in July. It will be the largest Bitcoin mining facility in North America when it's completed.

Crypto executives need to grow up or go the way of FTX, Riot Blockchain leader says

Riot Blockchain's facilities in Rockdale are undergoing an extensive expansion that should start operating in July. It will be the largest Bitcoin mining facility in North America when it's completed.

November 28, 2022, 6:00am Business

The highly publicized collapse of the crypto platform FTX is a wake-up call for crypto executives to act more professionally, one of crypto’s most prominent North Texas leaders says. Read story

As inflation boils, younger Americans face extra holiday spending pressures

November 28, 2022, 6:00am Business

The hottest inflation in 40 years, decades-high financing costs and rising recession risks are dashing Americans’ hopes for the first normal holiday season in two years — and a recent Bankrate poll suggests younger Americans could experience the most stress. Read story

The Week Ahead: How investors will be listening for the tune through the noise of the economy

November 28, 2022, 6:00am Business

Investors will be greeted with a chorus of economic data in the week ahead. Among those listening for some harmony will be Federal Reserve leaders as they prepare to deliver their last interest rate decision of the year. Read story

Bird flu prompts slaughter of 1.8 million chickens in Nebraska

November 27, 2022, 4:03pm Business

Nebraska agriculture officials say another 1.8 million chickens must be killed after bird flu was found on a farm in the latest sign that the outbreak that has already prompted the slaughter of more than 50 million birds nationwide continues to spread. Read story

View at The University of Utah, Nov. 6, 2020, in Salt Lake City.

An unlikely hub for big-tech challengers emerges in Utah

View at The University of Utah, Nov. 6, 2020, in Salt Lake City.

November 27, 2022, 6:02am Business

For decades, conservative economic thought on the virtues of the free market has reigned supreme in American jurisprudence, nourished by scholars at places such as the University of Chicago and George Mason University. Read story

The view overlooking Shasta Lake from Turntable Bay Road shows low water levels in September amid ongoing drought in California.

‘It’s a disaster.’ Drought dramatically shrinking California farmland, costing $1.7 billion

The view overlooking Shasta Lake from Turntable Bay Road shows low water levels in September amid ongoing drought in California.

November 27, 2022, 6:00am Business

In the fall, rice fields in the Sacramento Valley usually shine golden brown as they await harvesting. This year, however, many fields were left covered with bare dirt. Read story

Robert Gardner, a Section 8 tenant denied numerous times by landlords who said they didn't take Section 8 clients, stands in the apartment building where he lives in Los Angeles on Oct. 18, 2022.

California outlawed Section 8 housing discrimination. Why it still persists

Robert Gardner, a Section 8 tenant denied numerous times by landlords who said they didn't take Section 8 clients, stands in the apartment building where he lives in Los Angeles on Oct. 18, 2022.

November 27, 2022, 6:00am Business

Robert Gardner said he knew it was time to move after he came home to find his Valley Village apartment broken into and ransacked. Read story