News

Two Rivers students bring spoken word poetry to Hub 801

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The students at Two Rivers High School are preparing to perform original spoken word poetry at 7 p....

Local

5 stories for Tuesday: Clearfield to consider chickens; Best of WSU season

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Catch up with the top news out of Northern Utah for Tuesday, March 28, 2017.


Business

Many converged at Convergys, now closing its Ogden call center

Ogden's longtime call center will soon shut down

A March 21 email from Convergys Corporate Communications Director Ed Loyd said that up to 209 workers could be affected by the Ogden closure. The company is consolidating its Utah call centers; Salt Lake City and Logan will continue to operate.


Government

Long Legal Battles Ahead Over Trump’s Climate Order

Environmental groups and progressive states are vowing to battle President Trump in court over his push to repeal federal climate protections, and experts are warning that the battles ahead will be slow and protracted. An executive order on energy regulations signed by Trump on Tuesday takes direct...


Government

Trump, in break from other world leaders, digs in on coal

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Declaring an end to what he’s called “the war on coal,” President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday that eliminates numerous restrictions on fossil fuel production, breaking with leaders across the globe who have embraced cleaner energy sources. The order makes good...


Government

Russian Manafort client: Willing to speak to Congress

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A Russian billionaire close to President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday he is willing to take part in U.S. congressional hearings to discuss his past business relationship with President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort. Last week, The Associated Press reported...


Government

Head of Trump-Russia probe under fire, won't step down

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Potential White House entanglement in Congress’ investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election brought new cries of protest from Democrats on Tuesday as fresh political allegations clouded the probe. Devin Nunes, the chairman of the House intelligence committee which is...


State

Man charged in rail worker death transferred to Wyoming

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah authorities say a man accused of killing a train worker has been transported to Wyoming where the alleged crime occurred. Utah Department of Corrections spokeswoman Maria Peterson says that Wyoming authorities picked up Dereck James “DJ” Harrison on Tuesday. Harrison was...


Police & Fire

Recent crime spike puts Jefferson Avenue residents on alert

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According to data from the Ogden Police Department, there have been two car thefts and three burglaries (two of them forced entries) reported in the neighborhood in the past two weeks.


State

Governor signs bill allowing wood burning to cook

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Clean air advocates are upset that Gov. Gary Herbert signed into law a measure that allows wood burning for cooking on even the worst air quality days. Herbert signed the measure Friday despite the Utah Air Quality Board asking him to veto it. The board said it would...


State

Utah foster parents accused of locking 3 boys in room

ROY, Utah (AP) — Authorities say Utah foster parents charged with child abuse locked three boys in a room for hours at a time and zip tied their wrists and put tape over their mouths. The Standard-Examiner of Ogden (http://bit.ly/2o8nV4P) reports that 39-year-old Matthew Earl Waldmiller and 40-year-...


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