5 stories for Tuesday: Homeless near elementary school; 1st Congressional

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Happy Tuesday! Catch up on the top news for Tuesday, Oct. 18, to start your day.


5 stories for Saturday: Davis soccer 3-peats; ousted fire chief speaks

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Read the top stories from around Northern Utah for Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016.


State says S.R. 108 fatal crashes in Weber, Davis counties appear to be random


S.R. 108 comprises roads like Midland Drive and 3500 West in Weber County, and 2000 West and 1700 South in Davis County. Since 2007, there have been 12 fatal crashes and 13 traffic related deaths on State Route 108.


Weber State student newspaper fights closure of student board meetings

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The Weber State University Student Association Executive Board closed the Oct. 19 meeting and reporters from the school’s student newspaper were asked to leave.


India launches phone app to monitor New Delhi's pollution

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NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s capital, laboring under the label of being the world’s most polluted city, is trying something new to help clean up its air. A smartphone application that allows residents to report the presence of construction dust or the burning of leaves and garbage in New Delhi’s public...


Inside the iHome: Apple helps builders pitch gizmo-packed houses

(c) 2016, Bloomberg. In a darkened master bedroom, David Kaiserman stood in shirtsleeves next to a turned-down king bed. “Good morning, Siri,” he said to the iPad in his hand, and the lights went on while the blackout shades retracted. “Your home is ready to rise and shine,” the virtual assistant...


Family offices scoop up talent escaping embattled hedge funds

(c) 2016, Bloomberg. Not so long ago, T.F. Meagher worked at a hedge fund. It was a successful hedge fund, too-the $6 billion UBS O’Connor, which was actually gaining assets instead of losing them, unlike so many other hedge funds of late. The big leagues always had a certain appeal for the former...


McMullin calls for 'new conservative movement'

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two months after he jumped into the presidential race as a political unknown, independent candidate Evan McMullin is surging in Utah polls and drawing large crowds of Republican-leaning voters fed up with Donald Trump’s crudeness and antics. The Republican stronghold of Utah...


Delivering the news, but not investment pro?ts

(c) 2016, Special to The Washington Post. “I never quarrel with a man who buys ink by the barrel.” So said Charles Brownson, a former Republican congressman from Indianapolis, in 1964. It remains good advice - especially good advice for anyone hoping to be elected president of the United States....


The Latest: McMullin calls for new 'conservative movement'

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on independent presidential candidate Evan McMullin, who is surging in Utah (all times local): 8:35 p.m. Independent presidential candidate Evan McMullin told several hundred people at a rally in Utah Friday night that a vote for him will not only help him win the...


UN expert urges next UN chief to focus on ending tax havens

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A U.N. human rights expert urged the next U.N. secretary-general on Friday to make the elimination of tax havens a priority to ensure that corporations, billionaires and “kleptocrats” pay their fair share of taxes. Alfred de Zayas, an American law professor, also urged Antonio...

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