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Health Care

Weber County hires law firms, plans to sue opioid makers, distributors

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Downtown Ogden had the highest per capita rate of opioid deaths in Utah in 2014 and 2015 with 55.33 per 100,000 residents, according to state figures, which amounts to 41 deaths in the period.


Government

Utah Rep. Fawson resigning, sets up special vote among GOPers to replace him

District 7 candidates

Lisa Roskelley and Kyle Andersen are to face off in the May 23 special election, but Roskelley is proposing a delay until after the June 26 GOP primary, thus eliminating the possibility of one GOPer serving through 2018 and another, depending on results on June 26, serving when the new term starts...


Standard Deviations

Standard Deviations: Lessons from the Ogden Marathon? Running is hard

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On Saturday, this fat, aging journalist staggered through the 5K portion of the 2018 Ogden Marathon.


Business

US, China putting trade war on hold after progress in talks

China US Trade

WASHINGTON (AP) — The world’s two biggest economies are pulling back from the brink of a trade war after making progress in talks aimed at bringing down America’s massive trade deficit with China. “We are putting the trade war on hold,” U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on “Fox News...


Business

Eels break records in Maine, where they sell for big money

Baby Eel Record

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — America’s only significant state fishery for baby eels has blown past records for value as high demand from overseas aquaculture companies is driving prices to new heights. Fishermen in Maine search for the eels, called elvers, in rivers and streams every spring so they can...


Business

The Latest: Mnuchin says US-China putting trade war on hold

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S.-China trade talks (all times local): 10:05 a.m. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the United States and China are “putting the trade war on hold” after two days of talks that he says produced meaningful progress. Despite not getting China to agree to trim...


Business

AP Top Business News at 1:47 p.m. EDT

Whitewater river in Colorado a bright spot amid grim drought US, China putting trade war on hold after progress in talks The Latest: Mnuchin says US-China putting trade war on hold Average price of US gas jumps 10 cents, to $3 a gallon ‘Deadpool 2’ ends Avengers’ box-office reign, rakes in $125M...


Business

Mnuchin says NAFTA negotiations could spill into 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says efforts to renegotiate a trade agreement with Canada and Mexico could spill into next year. The Trump administration missed an informal deadline last Thursday that had been set by House Speaker Paul Ryan to get a revamped North American Free...


State

Tanker rollover closes lane of Interstate 15 near Bountiful

BOUNTIFUL, Utah (AP) — Utah Highway Patrol officials say a tanker rollover crash has closed a portion of Interstate 15 near Bountiful. A semitrailer was hauling a main tanker and a second smaller trailer when the smaller trailer rolled for an unknown reason at about 8 a.m. Sunday. Highway Patrol...


National

Whitewater river in Colorado a bright spot amid grim drought

Drought Bright Spot

SALIDA, Colo. (AP) — Despite a severe drought across the Southwestern United States this spring, there should be plenty of water for rafters and anglers in one of the nation’s most popular mountain rivers. Water from melting snow is rushing into the Arkansas River in central Colorado, thanks to a...


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