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US Air Force records show airmen entrusted with guarding nuclear missiles used the

WASHINGTON (AP) — US Air Force records show airmen entrusted with guarding nuclear missiles used the hallucinogen LSD.


Government

‘Time’s Up’: Covered California Takes Aim At Hospital C-Section Rates

Covered California, the state’s health insurance marketplace under the Affordable Care Act, has devised what could be a powerful new way to hold hospitals accountable for the quality of their care. Starting in less than two years, if the hospitals haven’t met targets for safety and quality, they’ll...


Government

The Latest: Trump orders probe of tariffs for cars, trucks

Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the auto industry (all times local): 9 p.m. President Donald Trump is directing the Commerce Department to begin an investigation into whether tariffs are needed on the import of automobiles into the United States. The White House says...


Government

West Haven, western Weber Co. cities register fastest growth, new data shows

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From 2010 to 2017, West Haven, Pleasant View, Plain City and Hooper all registered population jumps of more than 20 percent, according to the U.S. Census Bureau figures.


Local

Backyard chicken debate returns to Ogden City Council meeting

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A pair of residents spoke out during the public comment section of Tuesday’s council meeting, asking the city to consider revamping an ordinance that allows residents to legally keep backyard chickens, so long as they meet certain requirements. 


Government

Kushner given security clearance after background check

Security Clearance Kushner

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, has been granted a security clearance after a lengthy background check, a move that ensures the key White House adviser with a broad international portfolio can have access to some of the country’s most closely held secrets....


Business

Bill expanding private care for veterans goes to Trump

Veterans Affairs Health Care

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress delivered a victory to President Donald Trump by expanding private care for veterans as an alternative to the troubled Veterans Affairs health system. The Senate cleared the bill on a 92-5 vote Wednesday, also averting a disastrous shutdown of its Choice private-sector...


Business

Trump directs government to investigate whether tariffs are needed on imports of autos,

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump directs government to investigate whether tariffs are needed on imports of autos, trucks.


Business

Trump appears to raise new doubts about US-China trade deal

Trump Businesses Foreign Favors

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump cast doubt Wednesday on the prospects for talks that are designed to head off a trade war between the United States and China. Four days after the two countries suspended plans to impose tariffs on up to $200 billion of each other’s goods, Trump declared in...


Police & Fire

North Ogden ranks as Utah's 4th-safest city, according to FBI data

North Ogden safety

City leaders cite the inclination of residents to look out for one another, police officer efforts and a volunteer group that assists police.


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