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New Ogden Canyon Siphon finished on time with no injuries

Construction crews installed new pipe across Ogden Canyon

The project, conducted in the cold winter high above the traffic on State Road 39, was somewhat...

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Origin of key Clinton emails from report are a mystery

Clinton Mystery Emails

WASHINGTON (AP) — Since her use of a private email server was made public last year, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has insisted she turned over all work-related emails to the State Department to be released to the public. But after 14 months of public scrutiny and the release of...


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Blue Shield ‘Lifts The Veil’ On Executive Pay

In its first detailed disclosure on executive pay, nonprofit Blue Shield of California said Chief Executive Paul Markovich made $3.5 million last year – a 40 percent increase since he took the top job in 2013. The San Francisco-based health insurer has faced criticism for years from consumer...


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Utah Sen. Todd Weiler talks porn and public health on Netflix show 'Chelsea'

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Utah Sen. Todd Weiler talks porn and public health on Netflix talk show 'Chelsea' with host Chelsea Handler.


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WATCH: Weber County Commissioner candidate debate

Gochnour-Harvey debate poster

We’re live streaming the event beginning at 6:30 p.m. MDT Thursday, between Weber County Commission candidates Caitlin Gochnour and Jim Harvey


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CDC urges speed on Zika as House moves to negotiate funding

Zika

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. must act more quickly to protect pregnant women from birth defect-causing Zika, a top health official said Thursday even as the House left town for its Memorial Day recess with no visible progress toward a congressional compromise on emergency funding to battle the virus....


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US durable goods orders up, but business investment slips

APTOPIX Durable Goods

WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods rose in April by the most since January. But much of the strength came from a surge in the volatile category of commercial aircraft. A key category that tracks business investment fell for a third straight month, a sign...


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WHO: Nearly 960 killed in attacks on hospitals in 2 years

WHO Hospitals Attacked

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 960 people have been killed worldwide in attacks on medical facilities in conflicts over the past two years, the World Health Organization said in a report Thursday that highlighted an alarming disrespect for the protection of health care in war by both governments and...


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Missouri Hospitals Seek To Focus Readmission Penalties On Patient Poverty

Christian Hospital says its costly difference of opinion with Medicare hinges on how to count the large number of poor people that the St. Louis hospital treats. Medicare penalizes hospitals that readmit too many patients within 30 days of discharge, and Christian expects to lose almost $600,000 in...


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Report traces arc of Hillary Clinton server, agency failures

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Eight days before Hillary Clinton took office as secretary of state in January 2009, an aide to former President Bill Clinton quietly registered a new internet address for the couple. That trivial but deliberate online purchase is the earliest known hint of the private email...


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Clinton email use broke federal rules: inspector's report

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton and her team ignored clear guidance from the State Department that her email setup broke federal standards and could leave sensitive material vulnerable to hackers, a department audit has found. Her aides twice brushed aside concerns, in one case telling technical...


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