Government

Ogden east downtown revitalization plan open for review

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The city has plans to invest in and revitalize a 150-acre area spanning 23rd to 28th streets,...

Business

AP FACT CHECK: Trump, Moore and their odd orbit of claims

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The orbit of odd political claims stretched from Utah canyons to the looming Alabama Senate race to crazy-as-usual Washington in recent days. That’s what The Associated Press found when scrutinizing an assortment of statements from President Donald Trump and others last week. In...


Government

Start the clock for Trump, GOP in last push on taxes, budget

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Start the countdown clock on a momentous two weeks for President Donald Trump and the GOP-run Congress. Republicans are determined to deliver the first revamp of the nation’s tax code in three decades and prove they can govern after their failure to dismantle Barack Obama’s health...


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Fed set to raise rates as Yellen gives final news conference

Federal Reserve

WASHINGTON (AP) — Investors seem certain about this: The Federal Reserve is going to raise interest rates this week for the third time this year. They’re less sure about what the central bank might have in store for 2018, and they will look to Janet Yellen’s final news conference as Fed chair...


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Sen. Collins’ Strategy To Stabilize Insurance Market Raises Doubts Among Analysts

This story was updated at 12:37 PM, Dec. 11. Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine), whose vote was pivotal in pushing the GOP tax bill forward last week, thought she had a deal to bolster health care protections in exchange for her support. But it’s now far from clear that her strategy to shore up part of...


Government

Shutdown risk spikes as Congress faces another December deadline

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. The clock is ticking again toward a partial U.S. government shutdown, and the end-of-the-year dealmaking is only getting riskier. After passing a two-week spending bill last week, Congress has little time to come up with new funds to keep the government operating after Dec. 22....


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Pentagon says it will allow transgender people to enlist in the military beginning Jan. 1,

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pentagon says it will allow transgender people to enlist in the military beginning Jan. 1, despite Trump’s opposition.


Business

Some glitches seen in deadline week for 'Obamacare' sign-ups

Health Overhaul Deadline Week

WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer advocates reported some glitches Monday in the final days for “Obamacare” sign-ups, although the Trump administration largely seemed to be keeping its promise of a smooth enrollment experience. In Illinois, some consumers who successfully completed an application for...


Government

Pentagon to allow transgender people to enlist in military

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The Pentagon is allowing transgender people to enlist in the military beginning Jan. 1, despite President Donald Trump’s opposition.


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FACT CHECK: Marijuana town hall at Bonneville High School

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Last week’s town hall meeting at Bonneville High School focused on the ills of marijuana, presenting data primarily from a law enforcement perspective. And some of the information shared seemed to merit closer scrutiny.


Government

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on monuments, econ; Moore on accusers

Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The orbit of odd political claims stretched from Utah canyons to the looming Alabama Senate race to crazy-as-usual Washington in recent days. That’s what The Associated Press found when scrutinizing an assortment of statements from President Donald Trump and others last week. For...


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