News

Ogden newspaper to be sold to a family newspaper company

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Ogden Newspapers will acquire the Standard-Examiner and standard.net website, as well as the...

Local

4 professors to retire after 176 combined years at Weber State

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All from Weber State’s College of Social & Behavioral Sciences, Rosemary Conover (anthropology), LaRae Larkin (history), Richard Sadler (history) and T.R. Reddy (political science) are retiring this semester.


Track and Field

Ogden native, Boston Marathon surprise Sellers turns focus to 2020 Olympics

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After her surprise second-place finish at the Boston marathon, Ogden native Sarah Sellers is preparing to make a run at the 2020 Summer Olympic trials


Health Care

Costly genetic testing made possible for toddler with potential gene disorder

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Thanks to GoFundMe donations, 1-year-old Camdin Wiberg will undergo exome testing that would’ve cost his parents $10,000-$25,000.


Local

Weber Co. seeks accord with Davis Co. to join forces in economic development

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State lawmakers set aside $775,000 during the legislative session earlier this year to aid in the effort, which the Economic Development Corp. of Utah would help spearhead.


Government

Macron tells Congress of 'special' US-French bond

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WASHINGTON (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron drew Wednesday on the “shared bond” of U.S.-French relations to call for a rejection of isolationism and instead for the countries to bond together anew for a 21st century security. Macron opened a joint meeting of Congress, saying “the American...


Government

Trump seems likely to win travel ban case at Supreme Court

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump appears likely to win his travel ban case at the Supreme Court. Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Anthony Kennedy both signaled support for the travel policy in arguments Wednesday at the high court. The ban’s challengers almost certainly need one of...


Business

US stocks mostly fall in wobbly trading as costs, rates rise

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are mostly lower Wednesday after a steep drop the day before as investors continued to worry that growing costs for critical materials along with rising interest rates will affect profit growth for companies. U.S. bond yields are rising again and setting four-year highs...


Government

Lax vetting on Trump nominees begins to frustrate senators

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WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Donald Trump’s pick to lead Veterans Affairs skids to a halt, senators from both parties are voicing frustration that the White House is skipping crucial vetting of nominees and leaving lawmakers to clean up the mess. That sentiment was evident Tuesday on Capitol Hill...


Business

EPA security chief also worked for owner of tabloid company

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The security chief for the head of the Environmental Protection Agency worked on the side as a private investigator for the owner of a tabloid news company with close ties to President Donald Trump. EPA special agent Pasquale “Nino” Perrotta performed regular work for National...


Business

Congress seeks VW chief's testimony amid new probe

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. A House committee has begun a new investigation into allegations of overseas emissions cheating by Volkswagen and was seeking testimony from the automaker’s chief executive officer Herbert Diess. In a letter, House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith,...


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