Riverdale landslide activity expected to increase as spring runoff approaches

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Natural disaster could eventually claim a section of 600 West in Riverdale.


UDOT US 89 project set to start next spring, group plans to fight construction


The Utah Department of Transportation has finished a yearlong environmental study on a massive overhaul of U.S. 89 — an action that paves the way for construction to begin within the next year.


Utah House race in eastern Weber County draws 3 more hopefuls

Froerer Ehlers-Rhorer Kyle

Republicans Jason Kyle and Deone Ehlers-Rhorer and Democrat Deana Froerer filed to run for the post, bringing the number of hopefuls for the seat to five.


Nearly 50-year-old Marshall White Center swimming pool closed indefinitely

Marshall White pool closes

Popular neighborhood swimming pool is drained, closed indefinitely as Ogden city officials address large cracks in the concrete.


Davis schools end investigations of alleged racist attack; charges dropped

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Teague Casper is banned from attending his senior prom after fighting a white student who allegedly called Casper a “n-----” at a recent Layton High School dance. The incident was investigated by Davis School District, 


New Utah law likely to streamline study into Weber County government change

Rep. Kelly Miles

Proponents wanting to investigate change to the three-commissioner form of government here are petitioning to put the matter on the election ballot.


White House pushes back against reports of tumult, purges


WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is pushing back against talk of a staffing purge, insisting that reports of tumult and imminent departures are overblown. Chief of staff John Kelly, himself the subject of rumors that his job may be in jeopardy, has assured some staffers that they’re safe, at least...


Partners turned into prey as insurers, drug plans get squeezed

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Over 20 years, Brian Komoto built a thriving pharmacy in California’s Central Valley. Each day, his nurses would travel the vast agricultural region’s roads to help hepatitis C patients take a grueling regimen of shots. Then, in 2016, 20 percent of Komoto’s business vanished,...


Berlin startup is hunting for the next Harry Potter

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Publishers are notorious for making knuckleheaded decisions on new titles -- the first Harry Potter book, for instance, was rejected a dozen times -- so Ali Albazaz has come up with an alternative: Ask readers what they think. The 28-year-old software coder and aspiring author...


Trump's possible China tariffs send opponents scrambling

Trump China Trade

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is considering sweeping tariffs on imports from China, with an announcement possible as early as next week. And that has industry groups and some lawmakers scrambling to prevent the next front in a potential trade war that could reverberate across the U.S....


Bye-bye box seats? Tax law may curb corporate cash at games

Tax Overhaul Curtailing Entertainment

WASHINGTON (AP) — Could the crackdown on tax loopholes clamp down on corporate schmoozing? The new tax law ends a benefit prized by business for impressing customers or courting new ones. And the impact could be felt in the pricey boxes at sports stadiums, or even at Double-A baseball games in...

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