News

UDOT to upgrade 12th and Washington intersection, fix bottleneck

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The Utah Department of Transportation has a plan to cut the line of piled up cars often seen at the...

Local

Weber County's new economic growth plan may be ready by late March

James Ebert

County officials have made economic development a priority, seeking input from consultants and others, and one apparent goal will be boosting the median income here. 


Local

Ogden home seemingly teeters atop eroding perch as lawsuit lingers

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Bennett Thurgood and his family moved into the home in late 2014 but later filed suit against the builders and moved out in 2016 because of extensive cracking and deterioration of the land beneath it.


Government

Weber County social media presence 'leading the state,' PR rep says

Sasha Clark Dicio

The Dicio Group received a $94,500 contract with the county to help with marketing and a company rep updated county commissioners on its efforts.


Government

Governors skeptical of Congress, but welcome new gun debate

Governors Meeting

WASHINGTON (AP) — Governors say the debate over gun control has changed after the Florida school shooting — a shift helped driven by public outrage and student activists. Republican Gov. Bill Haslam of Tennessee puts it this way: “There’s no question we’re in a different environment.” But governors...


National

NRA, Florida faces backlash after latest school shooting

NRA Reaction

NEW YORK (AP) — The National Rifle Association, and now the State of Florida, faced a growing backlash as companies cut ties to the gun industry following the latest school massacre, and student survivors called for tourism boycotts of their home state until gun control measures are enacted. The...


Business

Trump officials fight eviction from Panama hotel they manage

Trump Panama

PANAMA CITY (AP) — One of President Donald Trump’s family businesses is battling an effort to physically evict its team of executives from a luxury hotel in Panama where they manage operations, and police have been called to keep the peace, The Associated Press has learned. Witnesses told the AP...


State

State plans new home for Utah artifacts stored in basement

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah’s first state flag and an 1843 wedding dress from one of the first female state pioneers are among the more than $100 million in historical artifacts that are stored in the basement of Salt Lake City’s Rio Grande Depot. The Salt Lake Tribune reports the artifacts are...


State

Utah basketball players' house burglarized during home game

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — University of Utah basketball players Jake Connor, Tyler Rawson and Beau Rydalch don’t smoke and Rydalch knew something was wrong when they returned to their house after a game and he saw cigarette butts on the floor and the back door open. The players say their Salt Lake City-...


Business

Manafort indictment sparks hunt for Europeans paid to lobby

Ukraine Manafort

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A new indictment against former Donald Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort focused a spotlight Saturday on uncovering the former European leaders who prosecutors contend were secretly paid by Manafort to lobby on behalf of Ukraine. The U.S. indictment handed up Friday by a grand...


Government

AP FACT CHECK: Trump sees himself outperforming history

Fact Check Week

WASHINGTON (AP) — On the offensive about his record and the defensive about the Russia investigation, President Donald Trump sought in a week’s worth of rhetoric to show that he is outdoing his predecessor, if not all of history. This made for inflated claims. His speech to the Conservative...


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