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Government

Moscow meeting in June 2017 under scrutiny in Trump probe

Trump Russia Probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Earlier this year, a Russian-American lobbyist and another businessman discussed over coffee in Moscow an extraordinary meeting they had attended 12 months earlier: a gathering at Trump Tower with President Donald Trump’s son, his son-in-law and his then-campaign chairman. The...


Business

In towns and cities nationwide, fears of trickle-down effects of federal tax legislation

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. It took the city of Pataskala, Ohio, nine ballot measures before its 15,000 residents agreed to a new 1 percent tax to pay for repairs to its crumbling roads and to buy new police cruisers. The mostly rural community was finally won over by a century-old hallmark of...


Health Care

After 8 years, Morgan's WIC program moves back to Ogden

Weber-Morgan Health Department

In July, the Weber-Morgan Health Department vacated the portable classroom it had used as an office and clinic to administer the federally funded Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program that provides food and nutrition assistance to low-income moms with infants and children under five years of...


Local

City going into old Wonder Bread site, building likely to topple in spring

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Progress is being made on an ambitious redevelopment plan at the site of the old Wonder Bread factory downtown.


Police & Fire

South Ogden, Riverdale, Washington Terrace eye consolidated fire department

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Officials in the three Weber County cities are contributing to a feasibility study to determine the pros and cons of unifying the departments.


Real Estate

Many shades of gray

Gray paint

Fifty shades of gray. I’ve seen them all. No, I’m not referring to the socially irresponsible series of books and films that essentially puts a stamp of approval on sexual and domestic violence — ironically, in a day and age where #metoo has taken center stage. Really, I’m...


Local

Army dad surprises kids at school after 10 months overseas

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Two Plain City Elementary students got a special visitor at school Friday.


Police & Fire

Friday morning car crash in Morgan kills teen driver from Taylor

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Around 10 a.m. Friday, a semitrailer was pulling off to the right side of the eastbound lanes of Interstate 84 near mile marker 99 in an attempt to stop in the emergency lane, according to a press release from the Utah Department of Public Safety.


Business

Retailers rise again, but tech leads other US stocks lower

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NEW YORK (AP) — Retailers and smaller U.S. companies jumped again Friday as they continued to report strong third-quarter results, but technology companies and other big U.S. corporations couldn’t add to the previous day’s gains. A slew of retailers including discount chain Ross...


Business

Derided by critics, trickle-down economics gets another try

Tax Overhaul-Trickle Down

WASHINGTON (AP) — Does money roll downhill? In their drive to cut taxes, President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans are betting it does. Behind their legislation is a theory long popular among conservatives: Slash taxes for corporations and rich people, who will then hire, invest and...


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