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Big Oil's heirs join call for action as climate summit opens

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For 140 years, the Rockefellers were the oil industry’s first family, scions of a business empire that spawned companies called Exxon, Mobil, Amoco and Chevron. So it was no trivial matter when

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Leonardo DiCaprio and Mark Ruffalo join NYC Climate Change March

NEW YORK — Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo and Edward Norton joined activists, scientists, students and officials on the New York City streets today for a


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PHOTO: Lightning in Ogden

Lightning was occurring most of the evening Thursday. Here is a photo from reader Morris Stewart of the lightning in North Ogden. If you have photos email them to


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Dam the Bear, full speed ahead

HONEYVILLE — Once called the Honeyville Dam, when last reviled and swamped by opposition in the 1990s, environmentalists warn the project to dam the Bear


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Stericycle linked to burning of radioactive waste

SALT LAKE CITY – A former employee of Stericycle claims the waste incineration company routinely burned radioactive waste and was haphazard in its oversight


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WSU professor offers solutions to water woes

OGDEN — For years we’ve been told that we’re running out of water in Utah. “I think everyone knows there are concerns about water,


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More condors to be released on Utah-Ariz. border

VERMILION CLIFFS NATIONAL MONUMENT, Ariz. — Endangered California condors are set to be released into the wild in far northern Arizona later this month. The


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Kids help dump 3,000 trout into Ogden River

OGDEN — Fisherman shouldn’t have any trouble catching trout out of the Ogden River for the next little while. The Utah Division of Wildlife


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VIDEO: Storms, possible tornado in Missouri

Powerful storms packing heavy rain, hail and a possible tornado pounded northwest Missouri on Tuesday night. More severe weather is likely on Wednesday.


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O&A: WSU zoology professor discusses teaching in Austria

OGDEN -- Dr. Sam Zeveloff has shared his background in wilderness, wildlife and conservation with Weber State students for over three decades. This fall,


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Montana offers sage grouse plan as deadline looms

BILLINGS, Mont. — Gov. Steve Bullock plans to order restrictions on oil drilling and other activities blamed for driving down sage grouse populations, as


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Big Oil's heirs join call for action as climate summit opens

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