Government

Weber commission race, sheriff contest at stake in Tuesday's primary election

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Mail-in ballots must be postmarked by Monday if they’re sent in, while in-person voting goes...

Politics

Senate hopeful Romney cites national experience, Kennedy focuses on Utah ties

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The two candidates face off next Tuesday in the GOP primary for the post now held by U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch, with the winner moving to the Nov. 6 general election ballot.


Local

Weber commission race, sheriff contest at stake in Tuesday's primary election

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Mail-in ballots must be postmarked by Monday if they’re sent in, while in-person voting goes from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday.


Government

Trump tweets, hard-right voters hamper GOP immigration push

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican apprehension over President Donald Trump’s next tweet and fear of riling conservative voters are undermining GOP leaders’ election-year struggle to shove an immigration bill through the House this week, leaving their prospects dubious. Party leaders are trying to...


Government

The Latest: Trump still wants immigration bill, McCaul says

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and immigration (all times local): 9:30 a.m. The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee says the White House has assured him that President Donald Trump remains “100 percent” behind efforts in the House to pass an immigration bill. Republican Rep....


Government

Sanders says she was told to leave Virginia restaurant

Trump Press Secretary

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was booted from a Virginia restaurant because she works for President Donald Trump, setting off a fierce debate about whether politics should play a role in how administration officals are treated in public. Sanders was the latest...


Local

Legal firework ignition window cut by 6 days this year

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With the bill’s passage, the legal set-off period now runs from July 2-5 and July 22-25, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. On July 4 and 24, the legal hours are extended to midnight.


Government

Weber Co. gets state grants to help poor kids, fight intergenerational poverty

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The grants, totaling $150,000, will be used at four schools in Roy and at Odyssey Elementary in Ogden.


Government

DOJ gives Congress new classified documents on Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says it has given House Republicans new classified information related to the Russia investigation after lawmakers had threatened to hold officials in contempt of Congress or even impeach them. A spokeswoman for House Speaker Paul Ryan said Saturday that the...


Government

Trump pushes tough immigration stance in Nevada appearance

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Eager to keep the Republican Party in control of the Senate, President Donald Trump pressed his tough anti-illegal immigration stance before supporters Saturday, saying “we have to be very strong” as he sought to help boost the candidacy of a one-time critic. Trump was in Las Vegas...


Government

Sanders says she was told to leave Virginia restaurant

Trump Press Secretary

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was booted from a Virginia restaurant because she works for President Donald Trump, the latest administration official to experience a brusque reception in a public setting. Sanders tweeted that she was told by the owner of the...


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