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Many donors to Clinton Foundation met with her at State

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WASHINGTON (AP) — More than half the people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state gave money — either personally or through companies or groups — to the Clinton Foundation. It’s an extraordinary proportion indicating her possible ethics challenges if...


Police & Fire

Easy solutions hard to find amid south Wall Avenue crime trend

Wall Avenue crime

Businesses point to the 2015 opening of the Lantern House homeless shelter. “We didn’t have this damage and stuff before. As soon as we saw it opening we got a zombie parade,” said one business manager.


Government

Ogden Attorney removes signs banning open-carry at Sea Bears, Union Station

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The open-carry prohibition signs were put up Friday, Aug. 19, after Sea Bears Ogden Fish House, a downtown restaurant relocating to Union Station, began moving into the building. Public outcry over the public Second Amendment stance taken by Sea Bears owners Tony and Monika Siebers caused Union...


Government

Volatile mix in Syria war puts new strain on US strategy

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military picture in Syria is getting more chaotic and complicated by the day, putting new strains on the Obama administration’s strategy of partnering with a hodgepodge of local fighters against the Islamic State group without getting pulled deeper into Syria’s civil war...


Government

Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next door

Nearby Planet

WASHINGTON (AP) — After scanning the vast reaches of the cosmos for Earth-like planets where life might exist, astronomers have found one right next door. A planet that’s rocky like Earth and only slightly bigger has been discovered orbiting Proxima Centauri , the nearest star to our solar system,...


Government

ACT scores show many grads not ready for college-level work

ACT College Readiness

WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest scores from the ACT college entrance exam suggest many of this year’s high school graduates aren’t ready for college-level course work. In its annual score report released Wednesday, the testing company said only 38 percent of graduating seniors who took the exam hit...


Government

As The For-Profit World Moves Into An Elder Care Program, Some Worry

DENVER — Inside a senior center here, nestled along a bustling commercial strip, Vivian Malveaux scans her bingo card for a winning number. Her 81-year-old eyes are warm, lively and occasionally set adrift by the dementia plundering her mind. Dozens of elderly men and women — some in wheelchairs,...


Government

California Court Helps Kids By Healing Parents’ Addictions

At 10 a.m. on a recent Wednesday, a line of parents pushing strollers filed into a conference room at the Sacramento County Courthouse. They sat at rows of narrow plastic tables, shushing their babies and gazing up at a man in a black robe. Hearing Officer Jim Teal sounded his gavel. “This is the...


Government

Foundation donors who met, talked with Clinton

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton met or talked by phone with at least 154 people from private interests, such as corporations, during her time as secretary of the state. More than half those people had donated either personally or through companies or groups to the Clinton Foundation or pledged to...


Business

Clinton Foundation donors got face time with her at State

Campaign 2016 Clinton Foundation

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than half the people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state gave money — either personally or through companies or groups — to the Clinton Foundation. It’s an extraordinary proportion indicating her possible ethics challenges if...


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