Unless Congress acts, Utah could lose CHIP program by year's end.

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The nationwide CHIP program, initially signed into law in 1997, aims to provide health coverage for...


Senate health care deal in doubt as Trump says he's opposed

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan Senate deal to curb the growth of health insurance premiums is reeling after President Donald Trump reversed course and opposed the agreement and top congressional Republicans and conservatives gave it a frosty reception. Sens. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Patty...


Trump and the new politics of honoring war dead


WASHINGTON (AP) — After her Army son died in an armored vehicle rollover in Syria in May, Sheila Murphy says, she got no call or letter from President Donald Trump, even as she waited months for his condolences, wrote to him to say “some days I don’t want to live,” and still heard nothing. In...


Big question for US cities: Is Amazon's HQ2 worth the price?

Amazon-New HQ-New Jobs Hub

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dozens of cities are working frantically to land Amazon’s second headquarters, raising a weighty question with no easy answer: Is it worth it? Amazon is promising $5 billion of investment and 50,000 jobs over the next decade and a half. Yet the winning city would have to provide...


As congressional investigations wear on, some eye a finish

Trump Russia Probe Endgame

WASHINGTON (AP) — As congressional investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 elections wear on in the Capitol, some lawmakers are starting to wonder when — and how — the probes will end. After months of clandestine interviews and a few public, partisan committee clashes, some Republicans...


Senate moves ahead on GOP budget that's key to taxes

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is moving ahead on a Republican budget plan, a critical step in President Donald Trump and the party’s politically imperative drive to cut taxes and simplify the IRS code. The nonbinding budget plan would permit Republicans to pass follow-up tax cuts later this year...


UDOT to study 24th Street bridge, $26 million reconstruction project likely

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There’s another big change coming for the enigmatic and isolated West Ogden.


Weber Human Services unveils comprehensive crisis center

Group activity room part of on-site mental health therapy

A new 2,400 square-foot building now connects the agency’s older, but newly renovated, residential and day treatment facilities situated behind the larger Weber Human Services complex at 237 26th St.


Politics and the fallen: Trump hasn't called all families

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has pulled bereaved military families into a painful political fight of his own making, going so far Tuesday as to cite the death of his chief of staff’s son in Afghanistan to question whether Barack Obama and other presidents did enough to honor the...


A short-term health deal by senators _ but Trump a question

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican and Democratic senators joined in announcing a plan Tuesday aimed at stabilizing America’s health insurance markets in the wake of President Donald Trump’s order to terminate “Obamacare” subsidies. The president, at first, spoke approvingly of the deal, but as...


Negotiators give up hope of rewriting NAFTA this year

US Canada Mexico Trade

WASHINGTON (AP) — Talks to rewrite the North American Free Trade Agreement have stalled over tough American demands, dashing hopes that a deal can be reached this year. A fourth round of negotiations between the U.S., Mexico and Canada ended in mutual exasperation Tuesday. Talks will continue next...

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