News

Ogden Marathon 2018: South Weber’s Cook wins again; Ogden’s Blackham wins the half

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For the second year in a row, a course record was set for the Ogden Marathon, only this time it was...

Government

The swamp: Playing all sides for a fortune in contracts

Trump-Pay to Play

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a pursuit of money and influence that began at President Donald Trump’s inauguration, two American businessmen sought to leverage connections that stretched from Persian Gulf palaces to the Oval Office into more than a billion dollars in contracts. Elliott Broidy, one of...


Government

Can the 'dealmaker' president deliver on North Korea?

Trump Dealmaking

WASHINGTON (AP) — Weeks before his planned North Korea summit, President Donald Trump is staring down a dealmaker’s worst nightmare: overpromising and under-delivering. As the Singapore meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un draws near, the president and his allies are growing increasingly...


Government

FBI, Justice to 'review' classified info sought by lawmakers

Trump-Russia-Probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ratcheting up pressure on the Russia investigation, the White House announced Monday that top FBI and Justice Department officials have agreed to meet with congressional leaders and “review” highly classified information the lawmakers have been seeking on the handling of the probe....


Government

The princes, the president and the fortune seekers

Trump-Pay to Play

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a year spent carefully cultivating two princes from the Arabian Peninsula, Elliott Broidy, a top fundraiser for President Donald Trump, thought he was finally close to nailing more than $1 billion in business. He had ingratiated himself with crown princes from Saudi Arabia...


Business

Barack and Michelle Obama are becoming television and film producers for Netflix

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Netflix announced a production deal Monday with Barack and Michelle Obama that calls for the former first couple to create a wide range of content for the streaming service. The deal, talks for which had first been reported in March, will encompass a wider range of...


Politics

Weber Co. candidates knocking on doors, seeking voters as primary looms

Neil Hansen

Twenty-eight of the hopefuls — for everything from the U.S. House to the Weber County Commission — gathered for a candidate forum at Weber High School.


Business

Trump's next round of trade limits could hurt the US tech industry he wants to help

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. SOMERVILLE, Mass. - Housed in a 19th-century meatpacking plant, Formlabs boasts all the accoutrements of American high-tech success: exposed brick walls and ductwork, a morale-boosting pool table, and plenty of young employees hammering away at laptops. The maker of...


Police & Fire

50-year-old man accused of setting fire in Bountiful apartment complex

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Police and fire crews were dispatched to 1450 N. 285 East in Bountiful after they received a call of a fire in an apartment building.


Business

A huge European security regulation that affects many U.S. companies takes effect this

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, goes into effect on May 25. Is your company ready? The objective of the regulation, which passed in 2016, is to simplify and consolidate rules that companies need to follow in order to protect their...


State

Utah medical marijuana supporters push back in court

Medical Marijuana Utah

Supporters and opponents of medical marijuana in Utah are preparing to square off in court over a proposed ballot initiative, opening a new front for what has been a contentious public battle.


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