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Same-sex ruling divides churches, advocacy groups

Utah churches and interest groups marked off their territories Friday as reaction flowed in after the Supreme Court’s decision legalizing same-sex marriage....


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Ruling changes nothing for Utah's county clerks

FARMINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court changes made Friday in the nation’s marriage laws allowing same-sex couples to marry will change nothing for...


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Spousal rights already recognized in hospitals

Spousal rights have come a long way in medical settings. Friday’s Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide apparently confirms already...


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Bigler drops from North Ogden council race

NORTH OGDEN – Wade Bigler has announced that he will be dropping from the city council election race. The former city councilman was planning to run for...


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GOP revokes punishment for member who defied Chaffetz

WASHINGTON — House Republican leaders have handed a subcommittee gavel back to a defiant colleague days after revoking it in an act of party discipline....




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Watchdog blames IRS incompetence for lost emails

WASHINGTON — Investigators are blaming two IRS workers at a computer center in West Virginia for erasing thousands of emails related to the tax agency’s...


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80,000 Utah residents to keep getting health subsidies

SALT LAKE CITY — More than 80,000 Utah residents will keep receiving federal help to pay for health insurance after the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday upheld...


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Federal agencies wide open to hackers, cyberspies

WASHINGTON — Passwords written down on desks. Outdated anti-virus software. “Perceived ineptitude” in information technology departments. The...


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Panel to weigh aid to Utah official convicted in ATV protest

SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah commission focusing on states’ rights and battles with the federal government is set to discuss whether to use state money to...


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Syracuse OKs $610K storm drain project

SYRACUSE — The Syracuse city council has awarded a $609,800 contract to Ormond Construction Co. for the installation of a storm drain trunk line from...


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Earthquake training brings county officials together

FARMINGTON -- Last week, while Davis County residents went about their routines, officials dealt with the aftermaths of two 6.5 simulated earthquakes that rocked...


Stakeholders zero in on Bus Rapid Transit and 25th Street option

OGDEN — For 13 months, stakeholders have deliberated over mass transit options to connect Ogden’s rebounding downtown to Weber State University and...