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Members of Utah delegation say Trump's past F-35 comments nothing to fret over

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Since he began his campaign, President-elect Donald Trump’s few public words on the...

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Weber County OKs contracts to steer fight against intergenerational poverty

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Weber County Commissioners approved two contracts Tuesday in connection with the county’s Intergenerational Poverty Initiative and strategies to improve the area’s economic and social well-being.


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Timothy Roper selected to fill Clearfield City Council vacancy

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After Clearfield City Councilwoman Keri Benson submitted her resignation, the Clearfield City Council picked Timothy Roper to fill her spot.


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Senate pushes to avert gov't shutdown over miners' benefits

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate pushed to avert a government shutdown at midnight Friday as coal-state Democrats evoked President-elect Donald Trump in pleading for a more generous extension of health care benefits for retired miners. A key Democrat in the rancorous fight over benefits for retired...


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Obama orders review of election-season hacking

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has ordered intelligence officials to conduct a broad review of election-season cyberattacks, including the email hacks that rattled the presidential campaign and raised fresh concerns about Russia’s meddling in U.S. elections, the White House said Friday....


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The Latest: Trump urges voters to elect Louisiana Republican

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST): 3:30 p.m. President-elect Donald Trump is imploring Louisiana Republicans to turn out in Saturday’s final U.S. Senate election, urging them to back John Kennedy. Trump says at a rally in Baton Rouge, “We need John in...


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Big business warns Trump against mass deportation

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Still grappling with Donald Trump’s surprise election, the nation’s business community has begun to pressure the president-elect to abandon campaign-trail pledges of mass deportation and other hard-line immigration policies that some large employers fear would hurt the economy....


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Trump expected to tap Goldman banker for economic post

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump is expected to name Goldman Sachs president Gary Cohn to an influential White House economic post, two people informed of the decision said Friday. Cohn, 56, would lead the White House National Economic Council, a posting that would require him to...


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Trump Tabs Another Climate Denier, This Time for Interior

U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, a sixth-term Republican from Washington State who is a climate change denier and an ardent opponent of regulations for greenhouse gas emissions, has been nominated by President-elect Donald Trump for Secretary of Interior. If McMorris Rodgers is confirmed by the U....


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Conspiracy theorists: 'Pizzagate' shooting just a false flag

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WASHINGTON (AP) — For conspiracy theorists, the bizarre rumors of “pizzagate” didn’t end when a man brought a gun to a Washington restaurant this week in a misguided attempt to rescue nonexistent child sex slaves. Instead, the shooting sparked discussion that the conspiracy runs deeper. On blogs,...


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Five Quick Ways A New HHS Secretary Could Change The Course Of Health Policy

Prospective Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, currently the chairman of the House Budget Committee, brings a distinctive to-do list to the agency. And, if confirmed by the Senate, he will have tremendous independent power to get things done. While he will report to the president, heads...


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