News

LDS Church names Russell M. Nelson as new president

President Russell M. Nelson speaks at a 2014 LDS General Conference

 President Russell M. Nelson, 93, officially will take over as the 17th leader of The Church...

Courts

Cops breaking doors, and other claims against the Davis County Sheriff's Office

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People have filed millions of dollars in legal claims against the Davis County Sheriff’s Office, but most cases have been thrown out of court. The exception is a pair of claims totaling $2,262 over some broken doors.


Local

Incentivized development: Ogden officials say it's needed to spur development

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After getting the blessing of Weber County and the Ogden School District, the city is on the verge of approving another tax-payer incentivized redevelopment area.


Health Care

Intermountain Healthcare launching new generic drug company with partners

Intermountain Healthcare to launch generic drug company

The move is being made to respond to pharmaceutical shortages and erratic spikes in costs, but it could also be an economic boon to Utah.


Local

Northern Utah Women’s March returns Saturday to Ogden

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It’s been one year since millions of Americans stood up for women’s rights in what was likely the largest single-day demonstration in recorded U.S. history. The Women’s March returns for 2018 with new goals.


Local

Women from Ogden, Morgan and Huntsville named 2018 Mothers of the Year

American Mothers Inc. names three mothers of the year

The local chapter of American Mothers, Inc., has named three area Mothers of the Year for 2018.


Government

Shutdown? Terrible, say GOP, Dems. But both threatened it

Government Shutdown Blame Game

WASHINGTON (AP) — Threatening to shutter the federal government unless demands are met — who would do that? Members of both parties, it turns out. And both sides have complained loudly when the other resorted to a shutdown threat. Some of the same Republicans who claim to abhor the bare-knuckle...


Business

Congress likely racing toward a government shutdown

Budget Battle

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bitterly divided Congress hurtled toward a government shutdown this weekend in a partisan stare-down over demands by Democrats for a solution on politically fraught legislation to protect about 700,000 younger immigrants from being deported. Democrats in the Senate have served...


Business

The Latest: Trump says Dems want 'weak borders'

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the budget battle in Congress (all times local): 7:40 a.m. President Donald Trump says Senate Democrats are focused on “illegal immigration and weak borders” as a government shutdown looms. Trump says on Twitter Friday: “Government Funding Bill past (sic) last night...


Government

Pence has long pushed for Trump policies on Israel

Pence Middle East

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is making his fifth visit to Israel, returning to a region he’s visited “a million times” in his heart. An evangelical Christian with strong ties to the Holy Land, Pence this time comes packing two key policy decisions in his bags that have long been top...


Government

Anti-smoking plan may kill cigarettes--and save Big Tobacco

Smoking Beginning of the End

WASHINGTON (AP) — Imagine if cigarettes were no longer addictive and smoking itself became almost obsolete; only a tiny segment of Americans still lit up. That’s the goal of an unprecedented anti-smoking plan being carefully fashioned by U.S. health officials. But the proposal from the Food and...


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