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Government sues Ferguson after city tries to revise deal

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The federal government sued Ferguson on Wednesday, one day after the city council voted to revise an agreement aimed at improving the way police and courts treat poor people and minorities in the St. Louis suburb. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Ferguson’s...


Government

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie ends 2016 White House bid

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie dropped out of the Republican nomination for president on Wednesday, a day after his disappointing sixth-place finish in New Hampshire’s primary. Campaign spokeswoman Samantha Smith said Christie shared his decision with staff at his...


Government

Tampon tax debate arrives in conservative Utah

A debate over whether to tax tampons and other feminine hygiene products has made its way to Utah, where a bill is set to be heard by a committee made of only men.


Government

For one night, there was so much winning for Donald Trump in New Hampshire

“We are going to make our country so strong,” Trump told a raucous crowd in Manchester.


Government

Trump, Sanders victorious in New Hampshire primaries

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders swept to victory in Tuesday’s New Hampshire primaries, adding crucial credibility to their upstart candidacies and underscoring the insistence of voters in both parties on shaking up American politics. While New...


Courts

5 things to know about Utah’s self-defense laws

Wondering what you need to know about Utah’s self-defense laws? Take a look at these five pointers.


Government

Utah bill to expand all-day kindergarten programs clears House

A bill that cleared the House of Representatives Monday brought out some hot debate on the topic. 


Government

Former Ogden councilwoman joins Weber County Commission race

Incumbent Matthew Bell now has two challengers: Gochnour and Jim Harvey, manager of the Golden Spike Arena.


Government

Bill to establish Medicaid preferred drugs list for mental disorders stalls

An effort to save Medicaid funds with the bill is criticized by mental health advocates, who say it would make it harder for severely mentally ill patients to dependably get vital medicines.


News

$518M tax hike for educational needs may be on Utah ballot

The proposed state income tax increase is part of a five-year Prosperity Through Education plan.


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