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The Latest: Ex-CIA head says he warned Russia about meddling

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on investigations into Russia’s alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. election (all times local): 10 p.m. Former CIA Director John Brennan says he personally warned Russia last summer against interfering in the U.S. presidential election. Brennan told Congress he was so...


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Bob Hunter announces end of 17-year United Way career

Bob Hunter

Bob Hunter will leave United Way of Northern Utah next March. The nonprofit’s president and CEO, Hunter is not retiring. He plans to keep serving the area in some way. He has held many positions in Ogden, including Weber County Commissioner and Ogden city manager.


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Tab For Single-Payer Proposal In California Could Run $400 Billion

A proposed single-payer health system in California would cost about $400 billion annually, with up to half of that money coming from a new payroll tax on workers and employers, according to a state analysis. The report by the state Senate Appropriations Committee, issued Monday, put a price tag...


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Health Debate Heats Up In Montana For This Week’s Special Election

Montana’s one and only seat in the House of Representatives is up for grabs, and in the final weekend before Thursday’s special election, the underdog Democrat was hammering the Republican health care bill in TV ads. The ads open with Democrat Rob Quist asking, “Did you know half of all Montanans...


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GOP’s Health Bill Could Undercut Some Coverage In Job-Based Insurance

This week, I answer questions about how the Republican proposal to overhaul the health law could affect job-based insurance and what the penalties for not having continuous coverage mean. Perhaps anticipating a spell of uninsurance, another reader wondered if people can rely on the emergency...


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White House Budget Aims to Kill ‘Crazy’ Climate Science

As The White House released its budget request for the 2018 fiscal year on Tuesday, the Trump administration made good on its promise to target deep cuts to federal spending on climate, energy, science, research and other programs widely seen as critical to America’s ability to adapt to a warming...


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AP FACT CHECK: Budget chief slams Obama growth forecast

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump budget director Mick Mulvaney, defending an administration that promises more economic growth than many think it can deliver, said Tuesday it’s the Obama administration that went overboard in its forecasts for growth. His indictment glosses over significant differences in...


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AP FACT CHECK: Budget chief slams Obama growth forecast

Trump Budget

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump budget director Mick Mulvaney is accusing the former the Obama administration of going overboard in its forecasts for growth. But an AP Fact Check finds that Mulvaney’s indictment glosses over significant differences in the economy now and then. Although the Obama...


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AP FACT CHECK: Budget chief slams Obama growth forecast

Trump Budget

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump budget director Mick Mulvaney is accusing the former the Obama administration of going overboard in its forecasts for growth. But an AP Fact Check finds that Mulvaney’s indictment glosses over significant differences in the economy now and then. Although the Obama...


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AP FACT CHECK: Budget chief slams Obama growth forecast

Trump Budget

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump budget director Mick Mulvaney is accusing the former the Obama administration of going overboard in its forecasts for growth. But an AP Fact Check finds that Mulvaney’s indictment glosses over significant differences in the economy now and then. Although the Obama...


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