Government

South Ogden 40th Street upgrade nearly done, other segments also getting work

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The road, connecting Weber State University to the east and the Riverdale Road commercial corridor...

Police & Fire

Weber Co. sheriff hopefuls cite turnover, morale, trust as key concerns

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David MacInnes, Ryan Arbon and Kevin Burns are the three candidates to replace Sheriff Terry Thompson, who’s not seeking re-election.


Government

Trump adviser says 'nobody likes' family separation policy

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A top White House adviser is distancing the Trump administration from responsibility for separating migrant children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border. But it's the administration that's put in place and could end the policy.


Government

The Latest: Laura Bush says immigration policy 'cruel'

Immigration Separated Families

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration and its policy to separate migrant children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border (all times local): 11:45 p.m. Former first lady Laura Bush says the policy of separating immigrant parents and children along the nation’s southern...


Government

Trump adviser Roger Stone reveals new meeting with Russian

Trump Russia Probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller is examining a previously undisclosed meeting between longtime Donald Trump confidante Roger Stone and a Russian figure who allegedly tried to sell him dirt on Hillary Clinton. The meeting between Stone and a man who identified himself as Henry...


Government

FBI agent removed from Russia probe is willing to testify

WASHINGTON (AP) — An FBI agent who was removed from special counsel Robert Mueller’s team after sending anti-Trump text messages says he is willing to testify before Congress. A lawyer for Peter Strzok (STRUCK) told House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte in a letter Sunday that his client...


Government

Pelosi criticizes Trump pick to head consumer agency

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is questioning President Donald Trump’s pick to head the government’s consumer watchdog agency. The California Democrat says she believes Kathy Kraninger, currently an associate director at the Office of Management and Budget, lacks the required...


Government

Giuliani says Trump could issue pardons after Russia probe

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Sunday the president might pardon his jailed, onetime campaign chairman and others ensnared in the Russia investigation once special counsel Robert Mueller’s work wraps up, if he believed they were treated “unfairly.” Until then,...


Government

DC's public schools go from success story to cautionary tale

Washington Public Schools

WASHINGTON (AP) — As recently as a year ago, the public school system in the nation’s capital was being hailed as a shining example of successful urban education reform and a template for districts across the country. Now the situation in the District of Columbia could not be more different. After...


Government

Box Elder tax increment program for biofuels company is on hold

Washakie Renewable Energy expansion

Box Elder County made ready to help a biofuels company’s expansion plans. But four years later, there’s no expansion, so the tax increment plan is on hold.


Business

Trump to nominate OMB official to lead consumer watchdog

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump intends to nominate an associate director at the Office of Management and Budget to lead the government’s consumer watchdog agency, the White House announced Saturday. In a statement announcing the decision, spokeswoman Lindsay Walters said Kathy Kraninger...


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