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How to contact your US, state lawmakers in Weber, Davis and Box Elder counties

Legislature Session Utah-14

Want to express your feelings — positive or negative — on how Northern Utah’s...

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AP Exclusive: Analysts downplay threat from 7 nations in ban

Travel Ban Intelligence

WASHINGTON (AP) — Analysts at the Homeland Security Department’s intelligence arm found insufficient evidence that citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries included in President Donald Trump’s travel ban pose a terror threat to the United States. A draft document obtained by The Associated Press...


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White House defends contacts with FBI over Russia reports

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Friday defended chief of staff Reince Priebus against accusations he breached a government firewall when he asked FBI Director James Comey to publicly dispute media reports that Trump campaign advisers had been frequently in touch with Russian intelligence...


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Fund to aid N. Ogden residents in the event of water line failure in the works

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North Ogden is looking to adopt a policy that would help citizens in the event their home is damaged by a failure in the city’s water infrastructure.


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Dems invite immigrants to Trump's first address to Congress

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats have invited immigrants and foreigners to President Donald Trump’s first address to Congress in an effort to put a face on those who could be hurt by the Republican’s policies. Lawmakers typically get one guest ticket apiece for presidential addresses, as they will for...


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Ogden City to name members of its Diversity Commission soon

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Ogden City’s highly touted Diversity Commission has finally been filled.


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Trump blasts media, anonymous sources _ after WH uses them

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump unloaded on the news media Friday for using anonymous sources — just hours after members of his own staff insisted on briefing reporters only on condition their names be concealed. Unleashing a line of attack that energized an enthusiastic crowd at the...


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AP Exclusive: DHS report disputes threat from banned nations

Travel Ban Intelligence

WASHINGTON (AP) — Analysts at the Homeland Security Department’s intelligence arm found insufficient evidence that citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries included in President Donald Trump’s travel ban pose a terror threat to the United States. A draft document obtained by The Associated Press...


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LGBT issues present Trump with loyalty test

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WASHINGTON (AP) — There was candidate Donald Trump in Colorado, waving a rainbow flag emblazoned with “LGBTs for Trump,” a photo opportunity meant to signal he was a new brand of Republican when it comes to protecting LGBT Americans. Four months later, faced with a major decision point on the issue,...


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Support For Health Law Grows, Leaving Republicans In A Bind

Republican members of Congress are at home this week, with many of them getting an earful from anxious constituents about their plans to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act. A poll out Friday gives those lawmakers something to be anxious about, too. The monthly tracking poll from the...


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AP FACT CHECK: Trump considers 20 million people 'very few'

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday that his predecessor’s health care law covers “very few people” as he minimized the impact of replacing it. That’s only true if you consider more than 20 million people to be very few. He took another mysterious poke at Sweden, too, and decried...


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