Government

Ogden City hopes new downtown apartments will help push neighborhood’s economy

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Construction has been completed on a set of city-incentivized apartments Ogden City officials hope...

Local

Weber County leaders seek study into changing county government style

Weber County Commissioners pass alcohol beach ban

Utah Rep. Gage Froerer, Weber County Commissioner Kerry Gibson and North Ogden Mayor Brent Taylor, among others, seek the study.


Health Care

More Americans struggle to pay health care costs, even with insurance plans

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According to a survey released last week, more Americans are joining the ranks of the underinsured, meaning they can’t afford to use the health insurance for which they routinely pay.


Business

Trump tweets that 401(k) contributions 'safe' in tax plan

Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump promised Monday there will be “no change” to tax incentives for the popular 401(k) retirement programs. “This has always been a great and popular middle class tax break that works, and it stays!” Trump tweeted. The president appeared to be responding to a...


Government

Trump defends call to fallen soldier's widow

Fallen Soldier Widow

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is defending his call to a fallen soldier’s widow, saying he was “respectful” and did not forget the slain soldier’s name. Trump addressed the call on Twitter Monday after Myeshia Johnson, La David Johnson’s widow, appeared on ABC’s “Good Morning America.”...


Government

AP FACT CHECK: Trump sounds off-key note on economy

Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is sounding an off-key note on his economic performance and perhaps overstating how much the public wants his tax package. A look at some of his statements about the economy over the weekend and a rash of misstatements on a variety of topics over the past...


Government

Politics on display as Letterman receives Mark Twain Prize

Letterman Mark Twain Prize

WASHINGTON (AP) — David Letterman was never known as a particularly political comedian, preferring a detached irony-drenched tone that favored the surreal and silly over topical humor. But there was an unmistakable political tint to much of Sunday night’s ceremony to present Letterman with the Mark...


Government

One Nurse Per 4,000 Pupils = Not The Healthiest Arrangement

CONCORD, Calif. — During a 15-minute recess, the elementary school students trooped from the playground toward nurse Catherin Crofton’s office — one with a bloody nose, a second with a scraped knee and a third with a headache. Kids quickly filled a row of chairs. Staffers brought paper towels for...


Government

AP FACT CHECK: Trump sounds off-key note on economy

Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is asserting that his predecessor never achieved 3 percent economic growth, while he has. An AP Fact Check finds that’s not so. Barack Obama actually hit or exceeded the 3 percent mark for eight quarters during his presidency. Trump saw growth of just over 3...


Government

AP FACT CHECK: Trump sounds off-key note on economy

Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is asserting that his predecessor never achieved 3 percent economic growth, while he has. An AP Fact Check finds that’s not so. Barack Obama actually hit or exceeded the 3 percent mark for eight quarters during his presidency. Trump saw growth of just over 3...


Government

Senate presses ahead on $36.5B disaster relief package

Disaster Aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is pushing ahead on a $36.5 billion hurricane relief package that would give Puerto Rico a much-needed infusion of cash. The measure also would replenish rapidly dwindling emergency disaster accounts and provide $16 billion to permit the financially troubled federal...


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