Government

Average homeowner would pay $27 per year more under Ogden tax increase proposal

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Ogden has the third highest property tax rate in Utah, behind only Salt Lake City and Murray.

Politics

Ogden lawyer, S. Ogden veterans advocate vie in GOP primary for Utah House post

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Lorraine Brown and Terry Schow finished close at the GOP convention in April and the winner in the June 26 primary advances to the November general election.


Government

AP Was There: The age of climate change begins

WASHINGTON (AP) — On June 23, 1988, a top NASA scientist told Congress and the world that global warming had arrived. NASA scientist James Hansen predicted that 1988 would be the world’s hottest year on record, thanks to the burning of fossil fuels that released heat-trapping gases. The Associated...


Government

US urges Russia to release political, religious prisoners

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says it’s “deeply concerned” by a growing number of political and religious prisoners held by Russia. The State Department says the number exceeds 150 people. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert says the U.S. wants Russia to release them...


Business

Supreme Court to take up iPhone app lawsuit

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will consider whether the purchasers of iPhone apps can sue Apple over allegations it has an illegal monopoly on the sale of the apps. The court said Monday that it will take a case from the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, which ruled in...


Government

The Latest: Jeb Bush tweets against Trump immigration policy

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and immigration (all times local): 1:29 p.m. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is among the latest Republicans to speak out against the Trump administration’s policy of family separation at the border, writing that children “shouldn’t be used as a...


Government

Supreme Court sides with Florida man in free speech case

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A man who has been an outspoken critic of the south Florida city where he lives is now 2-0 in disputes with the city before the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court on Monday sided with Fane Lozman in a lawsuit that began with his 2006 arrest at a City of Riviera Beach city council...


Government

Trump digs in on immigration amid family separation crisis

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing rising outrage from some Republicans as well as Democrats over the forced separation of migrant children and parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, President Donald Trump dug in Monday, again falsely blaming Democrats and declaring he would keep the U.S. from becoming “a...


Government

Trump announces he's directing Pentagon to create 'space force' as independent service

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump announces he’s directing Pentagon to create ‘space force’ as independent service branch.


Government

Defending harsh immigration policies, Trump says US won't be 'migrant camp,' says 'not on

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defending harsh immigration policies, Trump says US won’t be ‘migrant camp,‘ says ‘not on my watch‘


Government

Justice Department deputy wins Supreme Court case

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has ruled for the Trump administration in a case about prison terms that was argued by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. The justices said in a 5-3 decision Monday that judges need not provide detailed explanations when modifying a prison sentence. The case...


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