5 stories for Saturday: Fatal shooting in South Ogden; Utah educator remembered

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Read up on some of the top stories in Northern Utah for Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016.


Utah’s opioid crisis, potential solutions take center stage at Ogden summit

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The data surrounding prescription opioid abuse in Utah is staggering. The crisis and potential solutions were discussed Friday at the Utah Prevention Summit, hosted in Ogden.


Students write more than 30,000 letters to Santa, raising money to Make-A-Wish

Letters to Santa Macys

Students from Syracuse High School, Buffalo Point Elementary, Bluff Ridge Elementary, and Syracuse Arts Academy and wrote 30,501 letters to Santa for Macy’s. The department store will now donate $1 for each letter to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.


2 killed in shooting at South Ogden home; 3rd person hurt

SOUTH OGDEN, Utah (AP) — South Ogden police say two men are dead and a third seriously injured following a shooting at a home Friday night. Police didn’t immediately release the victims’ identities or any information about a possible motive but said no immediate arrest was made. Police Chief Darin...


Take your kids to 'Moana,' but buy them 'Frozen' dolls


Obama orders review of election-season hacking

Obama Election Hacking

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s order to intelligence officials for a full-scale review of campaign-season cyberattacks met with a cool reception from President-elect Donald Trump, whose transition team said it’s “time to move on.” Trump has been repeatedly dismissive of the intelligence...


What the 114th Congress did and didn't do

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress wrapped up the 114th session early Saturday, a tumultuous two years marked by the resignation of a House speaker, a fight over a Supreme Court vacancy, bipartisan bills on health care and education and inaction on immigration and criminal justice. The new Congress will be...


As 114th Congress limped to a close, uncertainty is ahead

Congress Wrap Up

WASHINGTON (AP) — The 114th Congress has limped to a close, two years of partisan acrimony punctuated by the occasional burst of bipartisan deal-making in the waning days of Barack Obama’s presidency. Ahead is uncertainty, as the GOP prepares to assume monopoly control over Washington for the first...


Patrons use dough to back pizza place targeted by fake news

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WASHINGTON (AP) — There’s at least a slice of good news for a pizza restaurant in the nation’s capital caught up in fake news stories about a child sex trafficking ring run by prominent Democrats. In the days since a conspiracy theorist showed up and fired an assault weapon inside Comet Ping Pong,...


Canada to Set Carbon Price, Marking Split with Trump

By David Ljunggren, Reuters Canada’s government and 10 provinces are set to agree a national carbon price, doubling down on a bid to cut greenhouse gas emissions just weeks before avowed climate change skeptic Donald Trump becomes U.S. president. Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the...

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