Government

Unless Congress acts, Utah could lose CHIP program by year's end.

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The nationwide CHIP program, initially signed into law in 1997, aims to provide health coverage for...

Government

Weber Human Services unveils comprehensive crisis center

Group activity room part of on-site mental health therapy

A new 2,400 square-foot building now connects the agency’s older, but newly renovated, residential and day treatment facilities situated behind the larger Weber Human Services complex at 237 26th St.


Local

UDOT to study 24th Street bridge, $26 million reconstruction project likely

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There’s another big change coming for the enigmatic and isolated West Ogden.


Government

A short-term health deal by senators _ with Trump's blessing

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican and Democratic senators joined in announcing a plan Tuesday aimed at stabilizing America’s health insurance markets in the wake of President Donald Trump’s order to terminate “Obamacare” subsidies. Trump himself spoke approvingly of the deal, but some conservatives...


Government

Trump: Drug czar nominee pulls his name from consideration

Congress Opiod Crisis

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Tom Marino, President Donald Trump’s nominee to be the nation’s drug czar, has withdrawn from consideration, following reports that he played a key role in weakening the federal government’s authority to stop companies from distributing opioids. “He didn’t want to have even...


Government

Trump warns 'I fight back' after McCain hits foreign policy

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned Sen. John McCain that “I fight back” after McCain questioned “half-baked, spurious nationalism” in America’s foreign policy. McCain, a former Navy pilot who spent 5½ years in a Vietnam prisoner of war camp and is battling brain cancer,...


Government

After IS collapse in Raqqa, US faces other extremism threats

Syria Raqqa

WASHINGTON (AP) — The imminent fall of the Islamic State’s de facto capital leaves America a multitude of tasks to restore stability in the Middle East, starting with pockets of remaining IS resistance in Syria and Iraq. Then there are the more deeply rooted problems, not fixable by guns or bombs,...


Government

Cochran's illness shows risks to GOP leaders of aging Senate

Graying Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Republicans coping with a razor-thin majority in the Senate as they try pushing a partisan agenda are running smack into another complication — the sheer age and health issues of some senators. One of those ailing senators — 79-year-old Thad Cochran of Mississippi — was back...


Government

Trump to call families of slain soldiers, questions Obama

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday will call the families of four soldiers killed this month in Niger, the White House says, as Trump again casts doubt on whether his predecessor appropriately consoled the families of military personnel who died in war. Trump suggested Tuesday that...


Business

Key Republican senator says he and Democratic lawmaker have reached deal on health care

WASHINGTON (AP) — Key Republican senator says he and Democratic lawmaker have reached deal on health care subsidies.


Government

Cascade of Costs Could Push New Gene Therapy Above $1 Million Per Patient

Outrage over the high cost of cancer care has focused on skyrocketing drug prices, including the $475,000 price tag for the country’s first gene therapy, Novartis’ Kymriah, a leukemia treatment approved in August. But the total costs of Kymriah and the 21 similar drugs in development — known as CAR...


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