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Business

Old Wall Street strategies turn hugely profitable in China

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Stock pickers may have to reconsider the way they think about China. Dismissed by many as a casino after its wild boom and bust in 2015, the country’s $7.6 trillion equity market has quietly turned into a place where fundamentals matter. Chinese shares with the most attractive...


Business

Cities beat back Silicon Valley's great scooter boom of 2018

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Bird, a startup that deploys electric scooters with location trackers on city sidewalks and rents them through an app, trumpeted two weeks ago that it was bringing its service to San Francisco. The company, run by a former honcho at both Uber and Lyft, said it was determined to...


Government

NOT REAL NEWS: DeVos didn't order globes flattened

Not Real News DeVos Globes

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos hasn’t ordered that globes in classrooms across America be flattened, contrary to a story being shared on social media. The story on the website Alternative Science, which says it publishes satire, claims DeVos sent the order to Education...


State

Advantage Utah? Jazz's Derrick Favors "100 percent" back

Jazz Thunder Basketball

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — When Derrick Favors can find ways to impose his will, good things happen for the Utah Jazz. Favors has been quietly, albeit effectively, getting it done against the Oklahoma City Thunder, playing in the shadows of Utah rookie of the year candidate Donovan Mitchell and Jazz...


Local

Thunderbirds likely to perform at Hill AFB air show

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The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds announced Wednesday they have resumed flying operations following the death of one of the team’s F-16 pilots.


Government

Utah measure, backed by Weber Co. high-schooler, cuts primary voting age to 17

Weber High School senior urges dark sky preservation

Weber High School student Zach Thomas lobbied for the measure while Weber County Clerk/Auditor Ricky Hatch said the younger people start voting, the more likely the’y’ll keep on voting.


Local

Restaurants, diners and health inspectors struggle with bug reports

Bug in food

Katha Weisenberger of Ogden says she found a cockroach in her enchilada at an Ogden restaurant. She went on a Facebook rant against the restaurant. What should you do if an insect ruins your meal?


Education

Students participating in April 20 National Walkout may be marked as truant

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At least two school districts in Northern Utah are warning students thinking of participating in the National Walkout on April 20.


Local

Celebrate Earth Day with these Northern Utah events

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Looking for ways to celebrate our planet on Earth Day? Check out these events in the Ogden area. 


Police & Fire

Ogden courthouse evacuations create lengthy backlog of cases, officials say

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Whether you are a judge, bailiff or someone with a court date, the evacuations and canceled hearings create obstacles and headaches for many involved.


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