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4 professors to retire after 176 combined years at Weber State

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All from Weber State’s College of Social & Behavioral Sciences, Rosemary Conover (anthropology), LaRae Larkin (history), Richard Sadler (history) and T.R. Reddy (political science) are retiring this semester.


Track and Field

Ogden native, Boston Marathon surprise Sellers turns focus to 2020 Olympics

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After her surprise second-place finish at the Boston marathon, Ogden native Sarah Sellers is preparing to make a run at the 2020 Summer Olympic trials


Local

Weber Co. seeks accord with Davis Co. to join forces in economic development

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State lawmakers set aside $775,000 during the legislative session earlier this year to aid in the effort, which the Economic Development Corp. of Utah would help spearhead.


Police & Fire

Bear River man accused of assaulting UTA bus driver and passengers

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Trent Eldon Ellsworth, 37, is being held in Weber County Jail on five charges in connection to an assault against a UTA bus driver and passengers. 


Government

Macron resists Trump's 'America first' in speech to Congress

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WASHINGTON (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron drew sharp contrasts with President Donald Trump’s worldview Wednesday, laying out a firm vision of global leadership that rejects “the illusion of nationalism” in a candid counterweight to Trump’s appeals to put “America first.” In the spotlight...


Business

Asian markets mixed as investors consider latest earnings

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HONG KONG (AP) — Asian share benchmarks were mixed on Thursday as investors digested the latest quarterly corporate earnings. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 index climbed 0.5 percent to 22,315.79 and South Korea’s Kospi jumped 1.3 percent to 2,481.70 after Samsung reported better than...


Government

More allegations emerge on VA pick as nomination falters

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WASHINGTON (AP) — White House doctor Ronny Jackson exhibited a pattern of recklessly prescribing drugs and drunken behavior, including crashing a government vehicle while intoxicated and doling out such a large supply of a prescription opioid that staffers panicked because they thought the drugs...


Government

The Latest: Ronny Jackson meets with White House press aides

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump’s pick to be secretary of Veterans Affairs (all times local): 9:35 p.m. Veterans Affairs nominee Dr. Ronny Jackson spent a late night at the White House huddled with top press aides. The president’s personal physician on...


Police & Fire

64-year-old man accused of sexually abusing 3 girls

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Layton Police received a tip Tuesday that three girls had been sexually abused and two other children had witnessed the abuse, according to a probable cause statement.


Government

Trump's travel ban likely to be upheld, justices indicate

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court seemed poised Wednesday to uphold President Donald Trump’s ban on travel to the U.S. by visitors from several Muslim-majority countries, a move that would hand the president a major victory on a controversial signature policy. In the court’s first full-blown...


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