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Davis County firm wins $5.4M contract for new Elko police

ELKO, Nev. — The Elko City Council has settled on a Northern Utah firm to build the town’s new police station. Community Development Manager Jeremy...


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Life-saving commuter train design is rarely used

LOS ANGELES — Nearly a decade ago, the U.S. secretary of transportation stood at the site of a horrendous commuter train crash near downtown Los Angeles and...


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Small businesses seek extension of tax breaks favoring business

WASHINGTON — It has become an annual tradition, right up there with popping champagne and Auld Lang Syne. At the stroke of midnight on New Year's Eve, a...


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Reddit cracks down on revenge porn

Reddit, the self-proclaimed “front page of the Internet” will finally ban nude or sexually explicit photos posted without the subject’s consent....


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Miss. county approves private prison deal with Centerville

GREENWOOD, Miss. — Leflore County is agreeing to sell additional land outside the current Delta Correctional Facility’s fences to help a private prison...




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Editor announces resignation from Standard-Examiner

OGDEN — Executive Editor Andy Howell is leaving the Standard-Examiner. Howell announced his resignation at a newsroom staff meeting on Tuesday afternoon....


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Utah governor wants to leave liquor laws untouched this year

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Gov. Gary Herbert says state lawmakers should back off efforts to change Utah’s liquor laws this year, including a proposal to repeal a...


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Northern Utah tourism on the mend from recession

In Box Elder County, birdwatchers peer through binoculars to see a roosting white pelican. In Weber County, skiers zip down the mountain on fresh powder. In Davis...


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Tobacco companies fighting over claims on smoking's effects

WASHINGTON — America’s biggest tobacco companies asked a federal appeals court Monday to set aside a series of court-ordered advertisements saying they...


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How Obama action could affect retirement advice from brokers

WASHINGTON — After years of a Washington dispute over investment advice, the Obama administration is proposing tougher restrictions on brokers who manage...


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On a January Saturday in Utah’s Wasatch mountains, a chairlift whisked Stephen Percassi, an engineer from upstate New York, toward the top of Alta Ski Area....