News

In Utah, the fight against porn is increasingly being framed as a public health crisis

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SALT LAKE CITY — Utah leaders have long sought to play a central role in the anti-pornography...

Recreation

Ogden-area ski resorts pleased with weekend snow, upcoming storms

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Weber County ski resorts celebrating weekend snowfall and a potential turnaround after the January visitor shortfalls that led to lift closures.


Government

Gibson backers, officials say river project handled properly as probe continues

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The Weber County commissioner is the focus of an Ogden Police Department inquiry but maintains he did no wrong.


Environment

Podcast: Controversies swirl at future landfill near Great Salt Lake

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“Out Standing in a Field” podcasters Benjamin Zack and Leia Larsen drove across the Union Pacific Railroad Causeway, visited the site of the future landfill and surveyed the construction of its first waste cell.


State

Lobbying group criticizes Utah bill on drunken gun use

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A proposal to allow Utah residents who are legally intoxicated to use a weapon as self-defense while in their home is being called hypocritical by the American Beverage Institute.


Business

White House wants to create a commercial space czar to oversee SpaceX and others

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - The National Space Council on Wednesday, headed by Vice President Mike Pence, announced a recommendation to consolidate space commerce responsibilities under the Commerce Department, while creating a sort of space czar - an undersecretary of space...


Business

Conservative Twitter users lash out after followers vanish

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Some conservative Twitter users are accusing the company of unfairly targeting their followers as it steps up efforts to get rid of fake accounts. Prominent conservative pundits and activists said Wednesday that thousands of their followers had been deleted overnight. Other...


Government

Trump says more must be done to protect children

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WASHINGTON (AP) — As a grieving Florida community demanded action on guns, President Donald Trump on Tuesday directed the Justice Department to move to ban devices like the rapid-fire bump stocks used in last year’s Las Vegas massacre. It was a small sign of movement on the gun violence issue that...


Business

Technology companies, banks lead gains for US stocks

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Gains in technology, banks and industrial companies drove U.S. stocks higher Wednesday as investors sized up the latest company earnings news. Consumer goods companies lagged the most. The latest gains put the market on track to recoup some of its losses from a day earlier. KEEPING SCORE: The...


Business

Vancouver's hot housing market gets tougher for wealthy Chinese

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Vancouver, one of the hottest housing markets in North America, is getting a little tougher for wealthy Chinese buyers. British Columbia Finance Minister Carole James announced measures targeting foreign buyers and speculators in the first budget since her government was...


State

West Valley City now has Utah's only female police chief

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The West Valley City Council has ratified the appointment of the only current female police chief in the state. Colleen Jacobs’ hiring comes after a three-month nationwide recruiting process that included 10 candidates. The Utah native says it’s an honor and a privilege to be...


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