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

Congress releases redacted Democratic memo pushing back on GOP claims of surveillance

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress releases redacted Democratic memo pushing back on GOP claims of surveillance abuses in FBI’s Russia probe.


Business

Buffett warns investors that safe-looking bonds can be risky

(c) 2018, Bloomberg News. Sometimes the best lessons are worth repeating. Billionaire investor Warren Buffett used his widely read annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway Inc. shareholders on Saturday to again call out the wasteful fees that many money managers charge. He highlighted the risk of bonds...


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 Saturday 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...


Government

Trump processes Fla. students' grief as president, parent

Trump and Guns

WASHINGTON (AP) — Once again, it was the images of children that propelled President Donald Trump to act. Trump spent the first days after the Feb. 14 school shooting in Florida fixated on the grieving and anguished students and parents. While at his Florida estate for the long weekend after the...


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

Governors skeptical of Congress, but welcome new gun debate

Governors Meeting

WASHINGTON (AP) — Governors assessing the fallout from the latest school shooting said Saturday that the gun control debate has changed after the sorrow in Florida, a shift helped driven by public outrage and student activists. But they are skeptical Congress can seize the moment, overcome its...


State

Overtime costs add up for Salt Lake City homelessness push

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Law enforcement and corrections agencies have paid about $320,000 a month in overtime for a push aimed at tackling problems related to homelessness in Salt Lake City. The Salt Lake Tribune reports that police agencies spent a total of over $600,000 on overtime for Operation...


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