Government

Ogden City dissolves Union Station agreement, will take over management

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Ogden City has ended a nearly 13 year agreement with the Union Station Foundation and will resume...

Government

Nature Center leaders 'taken by surprise' by attempted land status change

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The controversial idea of lifting deed restrictions from the Ogden Nature Center and Weber County Fairgrounds for possible redevelopment of those properties surfaced during a July 7 Zions Bank advisory board meeting in Ogden.


Government

Men's portion of Salt Lake Co. Jail's drug treatment program moved to Davis Co.

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On Wednesday, about 30 therapists and counselors who work with Salt Lake County’s vital inmate drug treatment program filled out paperwork for identification badges that will allow them access to the Davis County Jail.


Business

Trump decries monument removals, 'history ripped apart'

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump bitingly decried the rising movement to pull down monuments to Confederate icons Thursday, declaring the nation is seeing “the history and culture of our great country being ripped apart.” Trump’s remarks came as the White house tried to manage his...


Government

Cohn said to stay in post as top Trump economic aide

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Top White House economic adviser Gary Cohn, who has been leading the Trump administration effort to overhaul the U.S. tax code, will remain in his position as director of the National Economic Council, a White House official said. Cohn, who was said to be particularly upset...


Government

Often Missing In The Health Care Debate: Women’s Voices

Women, in particular, have a lot at stake in the fight over the future of health care. Not only do many depend on insurance coverage for maternity care and contraception, they are struck more often by such diseases as autoimmune conditions, osteoporosis, breast cancer and depression. They are more...


Government

Trump slams GOP critics on race remarks as leaders run for cover

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. President Donald Trump lashed out Thursday against two Republican senators who criticized his response to a fatal rally of white supremacists Charlottesville, Virginia, accusing one of a “disgusting lie” and plugging a primary opponent of the other lawmaker. “Publicity seeking...


Government

US, Japan discuss North Korean threat

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and Japanese defense chiefs and top diplomats are meeting in Washington to discuss North Korea amid mixed messages from the Trump administration on how to deal with the nuclear and missile threat. Japan is a key U.S. ally and potential target of North Korean aggression....


Government

The Latest: Trump defends Confederate statues

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EDT): 9:50 a.m. President Donald Trump says it’s “Sad to see the history and culture of our great country being ripped apart” with the removal of Confederate statues and monuments around the country. Local and state officials have...


Government

The Latest: Trump touts Jeff Flake's primary challenger

Trump Republicans

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and Republicans (all times local): 8:10 a.m. President Donald Trump is touting a primary opponent looking to unseat GOP Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona, who has criticized the president’s response to the violence and death of a woman in...


Local

Urban chickens issue to go before Ogden City Council for Aug. 29 work session

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At 6 p.m. Aug. 29, the Ogden City Council will hold a information-gathering work session on urban chickens. It’s the first formal hearing the council had held on the issue in nearly five years.


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