News

Dust study provides clues about air pollution coming from dry Great Salt Lake

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Scientists and state officials are a small step closer to figuring out what’s blowing in from...

Local

5 stories for Saturday: No conflict in airport deal; Rep. Bishop disappointed

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Start off your weekend with the top stories out of Northern Utah for Saturday, March 25, 2017.


Environment

Cities bailing on Weber County recycling program

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After years of hemorrhaging money and months of deliberating new terms, cities are pulling out of the Weber County transfer station’s recycling program.


Education

Mount Ogden Junior High gets approval for district's first gay-straight

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District officials say it has nothing to do with human sexuality, but Mount Ogden Junior High School has received approval to start the Ogden School District’s only gay-straight alliance club. The group plans to do crafts and community service projects.


Government

Salt Lake County sheriff shares Unified Police model with Weber officials

Salt Lake County Sheriff details unified police model

On Wednesday, several mayors, city managers and county commissioners gathered to take a good look at changes Salt Lake County implemented with its Unified Police Department model.


Local

Vote for the picture you think should win our Design-an-Ad Photography Contest

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Northern Utah’s budding photographers have submitted their best work, and now it’s time to vote for the one you think should win. 


Local

Design-an-Ad 2017: Help us pick the winner of this year’s contest

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Which student’s advertisement do you think should win the 2017 Design-an-Ad competition? Tell us here.


Government

Analysis: The outsider dealmaker faltering in White House

Trump Political Style Analysis

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump campaigned as an outsider — celebrating his lack of political experience by selling himself as a dealmaker willing to buck Republican orthodoxy and his own party’s leadership. He alone would reshape Washington. He’s tried governing the same way. His actions are a...


Business

Failure on health bill also hurts prospects for tax overhaul

Health Overhaul Tax Reform

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans’ failure to repeal Barack Obama’s health care law deals a serious blow to another big part of President Donald Trump’s agenda: tax reform. Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., say they will soon turn their attention to the first major re-write of the tax...


Business

Self-inflicted collapse chokes GOP effort to undo Obamacare

APTOPIX Congress Health Overhaul

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans passed roughly 60 bills over the past six years dismembering President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul. Other than minor tweaks, they knew the measures would go nowhere because the Democrat still lived in the White House. With a bill that counted Friday, they...


State

Utah's governor has signed a bill requiring doctors to inform women that

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah’s governor has signed a bill requiring doctors to inform women that medication-induced abortions can be halted.


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