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Some Ogden neighborhoods lack secondary water, Pineview hustles to keep up

Warming weather worries residents without Pineview water

As the weather warms, residents in neighborhoods near the Harrison Boulevard road-widening project...

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Ogden to cast final vote on revitalizing blighted inner city section

Ogden Blight vacant building 1

Deciding to designate the area as an Urban Renewal Program allows the city to get federal funding and possibly use eminent domain.


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Use obesity surgery more often for diabetes, guidelines urge

Diabetes Obesity Surgery

WASHINGTON (AP) — International diabetes organizations are calling for weight-loss surgery to become a more routine treatment option for diabetes, even for some patients who are only mildly obese. Obesity and Type 2 diabetes are a deadly pair, and numerous studies show stomach-shrinking operations...


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Goodbye, empty nest: Millennials staying longer with parents

WASHINGTON (AP) — Many of America’s young adults appear to be in no hurry to move out of their old bedrooms. For the first time on record, living with parents is now the most common arrangement for people ages 18 to 34, an analysis of census data by the Pew Research Center has found. Nearly one-...


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Majority Of Texans And Floridians Want Medicaid Expansion, Survey Shows

Americans who live in the two biggest states that haven’t expanded Medicaid have more complaints about health care costs and quality, according to a new survey released by the Texas Medical Center Health Policy Institute in Houston. They’d also like their states to expand Medicaid. The survey,...


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Head of TSA security operations removed from position

WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee said Monday that the head of security operations at the Transportation Security Administration has been replaced. “Kelly Hoggan has been removed from his position as head of security at TSA,” the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform posted on...


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House panel hearing lawmaker who wants IRS chief impeached

Congress IRS Commissioner

WASHINGTON (AP) — IRS chief John Koskinen should be impeached for misleading lawmakers probing his agency’s admitted mistreatment of conservative groups and allowing damaging evidence to be destroyed, a leading House Republican said Tuesday as he pressed his case before Congress. “Providing false...


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Send us questions you'd like to ask Weber commissioner candidates at the debate

Weber GOP convention candidates

Submit your questions to us and we might ask them in Thursday’s debate.


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New Ogden Canyon Siphon finished on time with no injuries

Construction crews installed new pipe across Ogden Canyon

The project, conducted in the cold winter high above the traffic on State Road 39, was somewhat dangerous by nature.


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Trump proposes wall to protect golf resort from rising seas

GOP 2016 Trump-Climate Change

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump wants to build another huge wall, this time to keep out the rising seas threatening to swamp his luxury golf resort in Ireland. The Republican presidential candidate has called climate change a “con job” and a “hoax.” But in an application filed this month in County...


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Doctors’ House Calls Saving Money For Medicare

Looking for ways to save money and improve care, Medicare officials are returning to an old-fashioned idea: house calls. But the experiment, called Independence at Home, is more than a nostalgic throwback to the way medicine was practiced decades ago when the doctor arrived at the patient’s door...


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