News

Sneddon HOF GermanFest returning to Ogden

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The 32nd annual Sneddon HOF GermanFest comes to the Golden Spike Event Center on Jan. 19-20.

Local

Roy's new mayor takes aim at business growth, trimming taxes, annexation

Roy Mayor Bob Dandoy

Bob Dandoy defeated Willard Cragun, the incumbent mayor, last year and took office in Roy in early January.


Education

Employee brings tech from Sweden, Google and Stanford to Weber Schools

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WSD Technology Coordinator Quin Henderson was selected as one of 35 educators from around the world to attend the Google for Education Innovation Academy in Stockholm, Sweden.


Local

Northern Utah crews helped send U.S. spy satellite into space

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The United States successfully dispatched a spy satellite into orbit late last week and they did so with help from crews in Northern Utah.


Government

Doctor: Trump got perfect score on cognitive test

Trump Physical

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump performed “exceedingly well” on a surprise cognitive screening test administered last week, his doctor said Tuesday, as the White House continued to bat back questions about the president’s mental fitness for office. Navy doctor Ronny Jackson, who...


Government

Navy filing homicide charges against 2 ship commanders

Navy Collisions Charges

WASHINGTON (AP) — Five officers involved in two Navy ship collisions last year that killed a total of 17 sailors are being charged with negligent homicide, the Navy said Tuesday. A Navy spokesman, Capt. Greg Hicks, said the charges, which also include dereliction of duty and endangering a ship,...


State

Mormon church appoints 93-year-old ex-surgeon as president

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The 93-year-old former heart surgeon named Tuesday as the new president of the Mormon Church signaled his intention to make few changes in policy regarding the role of women and LGBT issues — two topics that the faith has grappled with in recent years. Russell M. Nelson’s...


Business

GE to pay $15B for past mistakes amid breakup speculation

APTOPIX GE Charge

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — General Electric Co. will pay $15 billion to make up for the miscalculations of an insurance subsidiary as a new regime weighs future changes that could culminate in a breakup of a company conceived in the industrial age. The setback announced Tuesday is rooted in North...


Government

House panel subpoenas Bannon in Russia probe showdown

Trump Russia Probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Intelligence Committee subpoenaed former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon on Tuesday in a showdown over whether he could be forced to testify in the panel’s Russia investigation. Bannon walked into a closed-door meeting with House members Tuesday morning and was...


Government

Dems accuse GOP official of 'amnesia' on Trump vulgarity

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans struggled to get their stories straight Tuesday as President Donald Trump’s Homeland Security secretary became the latest GOP official to offer an inconclusive version of a meeting in which Trump is said to have used vulgar remarks that have been criticized as racist....


Faith

New LDS First Presidency describes leadership, church policy

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In public addresses Tuesday, the new First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints spoke about how the church’s leaders are chosen and answered a number of questions about the church’s practices.


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