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THIS IS LARRY MANKIN FROM THE SALT LAKE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WITH YOUR METRO BUSINESS REPORT.

Wasatch Front transportation expenses increased 4.1 percent during April, according to Wells Fargo's Wasatch Front area Cost of Living Report. The rise was triggered by higher prices at the pump. The local overall cost of living increased 1.1 percent during April. This is the fourth consecutive month of increase in cost of living.

emWare® Inc., a provider of networking technology, has been named as a recipient of one of Upside Magazine's sixth annual Hot 100 Awards. EmWare® won the award based on technological achievements, customer acceptance, financial performance and backing, and management experience.

Digital Signature Trust, a provider of identity guarantees for digital transactions, is now on Texas's approved list of service providers as an authorized Certification Authority. This allows Digital Signature Trust to issue its TrustID® digital certificates to Texas citizens and businesses.

Here's an Olympic business fact: 84 percent of corporate guests at the Sydney Olympics stated that the Olympic Games hospitality provided a valuable opportunity for corporate networking.

The Chamber is holding a seminar tomorrow, May 29th on how to be an expert networker. Learn how to make the most of business events such as the Chamber's monthly Business After Hours. The seminar entitled, "Networking Without Limits" begins at 8:45 a.m. To register call the Chamber at 328-5097 or see us on the web at saltlakechamber.org.

THIS IS LARRY MANKIN FOR KSL NEWSRADIO 1160.

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