News

Weber Housing Authority, McKay-Dee, Union Station need volunteers

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Weber Human Services is looking for people who can help Northern Utah nonprofits. For more...

Local

Ogden housing market hits record high, low-income households suffer

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The booming housing market has pushed up home prices to a record high in Ogden, as the city continues to attract in- and out-of-state homebuyers with its housing affordability.


Police & Fire

State death penalty discussion highlights Utah cases, issues

Death Penalty Talk

Tuesday evening, Utah Conservatives Concerned About the Death Penalty hosted a panel event on Weber State’s campus that discussed the current state of Utah’s death penalty system.


Courts , Health Care

Lawsuit seeks expanded freedoms for Utah's intellectually disabled adults

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The Disability Law Center accuses Utah’s Department of Health, Division of Medicaid and Health Financing, Department of Human Services and the state’s Division of Service for People with Disabilities of fostering a system that restricts residents in intermediate care facilities (ICFs)...


Business

Weber County economic development head out as officials rework approach

Doug Larsen

Douglas Larsen stepped down Jan. 11 as head of the Weber Economic Development Partnership after 5 1/2 years in the post and more than 20 years in county government in all.


State

More sexual abuse charges filed after raid at compound

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man from an upstart group with beliefs in polygamy and doomsday has been charged with sodomy on a child and other counts. Prosecutors filed the charges Wednesday against 34-year-old Samuel Shaffer, one of two men accused of sexually abusing girls they considered wives....


Business

Apple pledges to spend $350 billion, bring 20,000 jobs to US within next five years

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Apple, the world’s most valuable company, said Wednesday it will spend $350 billion in development and create 20,000 jobs in the United States in the next five years, outlining for the first time how it will invest in the U.S. economy following the new tax law passed...


State

Malnourished dog found in Utah desert on the mend

Starving Dog Found

A malnourished dog found in a Utah desert was on the mend Wednesday after being discovered by a man riding off-road west of Salt Lake City.


Government

Mueller team would hardly be first lawyers to question Trump

Trump Russia Probe Depositions

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump was in a roomful of lawyers, venting about unfair treatment in the media that he said had understated his net worth and damaged his brand. It was December 2007, a decade before Trump would become president and routinely excoriate reporters for “fake news.” This time,...


Business

US stock rally lifts Dow to first close above 26,000 points

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A broad rally on Wall Street propelled the Dow Jones industrial average to close above 26,000 points for the first time Wednesday. The sharp gains also delivered record highs for the Standard & Poor’s 500 index and the Nasdaq composite, wiping out the market’s modest losses from a day earlier....


Business

Financial Markets Glance

Dow Jones Industrials High: 26,130.45 Low: 25,865.02 Close: 26,115.65 Change: +322.79 Other Indexes Standard&Poors 500 Index: 2802.56 +26.14 NYSE Index: 13,352.39 +105.53 Nasdaq Composite Index: 7298.28 +74.59 NYSE Amer Composite: 2714.93 +15.44 Russell 2000 Index: 1586.66 +13.69 Wilshire 5000...


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