News

Google Chrome add-ons for work

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Over the past few years, I’ve seen Google Chrome overtake Microsoft’s Internet Explorer...

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...


State

Northern Utah school district purchases $5M office building

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — A northern Utah school district plans buy a new office facility to replace the current administrative building that dates back to the 1890s. The Herald Journal reports the board for the Cache County School District on Thursday approved the $5.2 million purchase of a former call...


Business

The Latest: Trump calls Democrats 'obstructionists' on taxes

Trump Congress Taxes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Republican-pushed tax overhaul legislation (all times local): 6:20 a.m. President Donald Trump says the Democrats could exert greater sway over the shape of tax overhaul legislation if they weren’t focused wholly on defeating it. In a pre-dawn tweet Friday, Trump...


Business

US stock indexes step back after a big gain; retailers climb

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes are dipping Friday, a day after the market made its biggest gain in two months. Technology companies are returning some of their recent gains and banks are down along with interest rates. Retailers including Ross Stores, Gap and Foot Locker are jumping after they...


State

Sen. Hatch to Dems saying tax cuts are for rich: 'Bull crap'

Taxes Insurance Requirement

WASHINGTON (AP) — A debate between two senators over whether Republican tax cuts are aimed at helping the rich escalated into raised voices, interruptions, a banging gavel and the use of a decidedly un-senatorial noun. “I’m telling you, this bull crap that you guys throw out here really gets old...


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...


Government

The Latest: Women who worked for Franken vouch for him

Sexual Harassment Franken

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on allegations of sexual misconduct against Sen. Al Franken (all times local): 11:05 a.m. Several women who worked for Minnesota Sen. Al Franken are vouching for him after allegations of sexual harassment by a radio host. Los Angeles radio news anchor Leeann Tweeden...


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