News

Ogden newspaper to be sold to a family newspaper company

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Ogden Newspapers will acquire the Standard-Examiner and standard.net website, as well as the...

Health Care

Costly genetic testing made possible for toddler with potential gene disorder

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Thanks to GoFundMe donations, 1-year-old Camdin Wiberg will undergo exome testing that would’ve cost his parents $10,000-$25,000.


Track and Field

Ogden native, Boston Marathon surprise Sellers turns focus to 2020 Olympics

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After her surprise second-place finish at the Boston marathon, Ogden native Sarah Sellers is preparing to make a run at the 2020 Summer Olympic trials


Local

4 professors to retire after 176 combined years at Weber State

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All from Weber State’s College of Social & Behavioral Sciences, Rosemary Conover (anthropology), LaRae Larkin (history), Richard Sadler (history) and T.R. Reddy (political science) are retiring this semester.


Local

Weber Co. seeks accord with Davis Co. to join forces in economic development

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State lawmakers set aside $775,000 during the legislative session earlier this year to aid in the effort, which the Economic Development Corp. of Utah would help spearhead.


Government

Mixed signals from Trump on VA nominee as allegations build

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WASHINGTON (AP) — His nomination in peril, Veterans Affairs nominee Ronny Jackson fought to convince lawmakers of his leadership abilities as more details of accusations against him emerged, ranging from repeated drunkenness to a toxic work environment as he served as a top White House doctor....


Government

Trump-state Senate Democrats raise more than GOP challengers

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Senate Democrats in this year’s toughest re-election races raised more than twice as much as their Republican opponents during the first quarter of 2018, while the GOP burned resources on primary fights in multiple states. The 10 Democratic incumbents running in the November...


Business

The new Gmail sends self-destructing emails - and nudges you to reply to mom

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Gmail is getting major update starting Wednesday. A certain amount of hyperventilation is to be expected when a service used by 1.4 billion people changes anything. I’m here to report it’s going to be OK. Truth be told, when Google first showed me the redesign, I...


Government

Peak Health Plan Premiums Give Rise To Activism — And Unconventional Solutions

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — When Garnett and Dave Mellen sent their 19-year-old daughter, Gita, off to college an hour away at Virginia Commonwealth University last fall, they didn’t expect to follow her. But in November, the family received notice that its monthly health insurance premium in...


Government

California Lawmakers Seek Reparations For People Sterilized By The State

Rosie Zaballos liked to host playtime tea parties and was sweet to everyone she met. But her older brother worried that the 16-year-old, whom her family described as “a little slow,” might someday become pregnant. In his 30s and married, he had three kids of his own. And their mom was sick and...


Business

Lockheed's Marine copter slipping behind schedule, Pentagon Says

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Lockheed Martin Corp.‘s new $31 billion helicopter for the Marine Corps may be falling behind schedule and could miss its target for initial combat capability by as much as eight months, Pentagon analysts say. Defense Department officials are tracking more than 1,000 current or...


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