Business

Kubex Fitness shapes up the gym experience in Ogden

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Although some may consider the gym their home away from home, fitness newbies may find the public...

Local

Ogden woman combines two of her passions — dogs and gardening

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When she retired, Linda Weiskopf needed a meaningful way to fill her time. This is what she came up with.


Business

Air bag maker Takata bankruptcy expected Monday in Japan, US

Takata-Legal Claims

DETROIT (AP) — Drowning in a sea of lawsuits and recall costs, Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. is expected to seek bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the United States early Monday. Takata was done in by defective air bag inflators that can explode with too much force, spewing out shrapnel....


Business

Why Republicans are struggling mightily to overhaul tax code

Tax Overhaul Q&A

WASHINGTON (AP) — Why are Republicans struggling mightily to reach a consensus on how to overhaul the nation’s tax system? The GOP is supposed to be really good at cutting taxes. President George W. Bush cut taxes. So did President Ronald Reagan, though he also raised them. Why is President Donald...


Business

Bored by $1,000-an-hour pay, lawyer hunts Wall Street scores

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Ten years ago, lawyer Dan Brockett and his colleagues opted for the equivalent of ditching an office job for a career as a big-game hunter. As Wall Street cratered during the financial crisis, Brockett helped lead the firm’s move away from representing the world’s biggest banks...


Business

Small defense increase dismays firms

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. The people who make jets, aircraft carriers and surveillance technology for the U.S. military thought they were going to cash in when Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton on Election Day. Now they’re not so sure. In a significant shift from the early months of the Trump...


Food

These are 5 of the best places to get a beer in Ogden, according to S-E readers

Pie and beer Roosters

Based on a poll of Standard-Examiner readers and comments on Facebook, here are five of the best places to get a good beer in Ogden.


Business

Kubex Fitness shapes up the gym experience in Ogden

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Although some may consider the gym their home away from home, fitness newbies may find the public gym setting intimidating due to the unfamiliar equipment, gym rules and spectators.


Business

Meet the Orwells, trying to make it big in a music industry turned upside-down

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. LOS ANGELES - It’d been five shows in five states in the past nine days, and now Mario Cuomo and his band mates slouched in patio chairs outside an unfamiliar bungalow, giving no hint of the huge stakes of the backyard gig they were about to play. They sipped tequila...


Business

Illinois could be 1st state with 'junk' credit due to budget

Illinois Budget Credit Rating

CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois is on track to become the first U.S. state to have its credit rating downgraded to “junk” status, which would deepen its multibillion-dollar deficit and cost taxpayers more for years to come. S&P Global Ratings has warned the agency will likely lower Illinois’...


Business

Meet the Orwells, trying to make it big in a music industry turned upside-down

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. LOS ANGELES - It’d been five shows in five states in the past nine days, and now Mario Cuomo and his band mates slouched in patio chairs outside an unfamiliar bungalow, giving no hint of the huge stakes of the backyard gig they were about to play. They sipped tequila...


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