News

Become a rock star at Ogden's Imagine Music

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Following the “teach what you know” mantra, musician David Owen started offering guitar...

News

5 stories for Sunday: Autism carnival, school crosswalk safety

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Here are the top news stories you need to know in Northern Utah for Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016.


Police & Fire

New avenues sought for drug detox in Utah jails

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Jail medical supervisors have argued forcefully about security and logistical concerns. But the Weber County Jail is just starting a pilot program with treatment agencies to provide Vivitrol detox injections prior to release.


Local

Layton ThrU-Turns frustrate drivers, but UDOT urges patience

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Police say 16 car wrecks are blamed on ThrU-Turns the past year, but UDOT says when interchange work is over, the driving experience in around the Layton Hill Field Road interchange will be improved.


World

Italy probes whether negligence played role in quake toll

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AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Italian authorities are vowing to investigate whether negligence or fraud in adhering to building codes played a role in the high death toll in last week’s earthquake in Italy. They also called for efforts to ensure organized crime doesn’t infiltrate lucrative construction...


Local

Toys needed for children at Safe Harbor Crisis Center

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In a Facebook post, the shelter said there currently aren’t enough toys to go around.


Business

D.C.-area ?rms compensating for rising health-care costs

(c) 2016, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Nearly seven years after the passage of the Affordable Care Act, health-care costs are still going up at a robust rate for many in the region, according to a new survey of Washington-area companies. Health insurance costs at a broad sample of local...


State

Ordinance could impact Cache County agritourism business

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Cache County officials are considering an ordinance that would facilitate farms that want to become agritourism hot spots. The Herald Journal reports (http://bit.ly/2bOMg7T) that the Cache County Council is taking another look at a proposal to allow agricultural lands to obtain...


State

Bureau of Land Management in Utah to get new director

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The newly named director of the Bureau of Land Management in Utah will take the role at a time of high tension over public lands in the West. The Deseret News reports (http://bit.ly/2bslNNT) Edwin L. Roberson has been a leader with the bureau for 37 years. He will step into a...


Business

'Don't Breathe' scores, ousts 'Suicide Squad' at box office

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The horror movie “Don’t Breathe” has reason to let out a big sigh of relief. Audiences turned out in droves for the late summer thriller, which brought in $26.1 million, according to studio estimates released Sunday. That’s more than double the early predictions for how the scary...


Business

Growth strategy has been right on the money for United Bankshares CEO

(c) 2016, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Richard M. Adams Sr. announced this month that United Bankshares was buying Cardinal Bank for $912 million, creating the 32nd-largest bank in the United States. Which is kind of ironic, since he didn’t want to be a banker in the first place. “I thought of...


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