News

LDS Church names Russell M. Nelson as new president

President Russell M. Nelson speaks at a 2014 LDS General Conference

 President Russell M. Nelson, 93, officially will take over as the 17th leader of The Church...

Courts

Cops breaking doors, and other claims against the Davis County Sheriff's Office

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People have filed millions of dollars in legal claims against the Davis County Sheriff’s Office, but most cases have been thrown out of court. The exception is a pair of claims totaling $2,262 over some broken doors.


Local

Incentivized development: Ogden officials say it's needed to spur development

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After getting the blessing of Weber County and the Ogden School District, the city is on the verge of approving another tax-payer incentivized redevelopment area.


Health Care

Intermountain Healthcare launching new generic drug company with partners

Intermountain Healthcare to launch generic drug company

The move is being made to respond to pharmaceutical shortages and erratic spikes in costs, but it could also be an economic boon to Utah.


Local

Northern Utah Women’s March returns Saturday to Ogden

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It’s been one year since millions of Americans stood up for women’s rights in what was likely the largest single-day demonstration in recorded U.S. history. The Women’s March returns for 2018 with new goals.


Business

Mnangagwa plans Zimbabwe's economic and democratic revival

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Zimbabwe’s new president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, has a plan to revive one of the world’s worst-performing economies and end its isolation: pay compensation to white farmers whose land was confiscated, sell bonds to rebuild infrastructure and hold internationally acceptable...


Business

U.S. refiners are riding high with strong margins, tax boost

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. U.S. refiners are off to a strong start in 2018, even as competitors elsewhere are hitting harder times. Independent refiners are poised to cash in on President Donald Trump’s U.S. tax reform. Oil market fundamentals are also looking bright. Gulf Coast refiners ran at record-...


Business

The case for an M&A binge as companies blow through tax windfall

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Buybacks are nice but the real winner in corporate America’s tax windfall will probably be takeovers, Bank of America says. Unlike the 2004 repatriation holiday when 80 percent of proceeds were used to repurchase stocks, this year will probably see considerably less sent to...


Business

Amazon hikes monthly Prime membership prices by 18 percent to $12.99

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Amazon.com is looking to squeeze more money out of monthly subscribers to its free two-day shipping service, which could persuade many of them to sign up for annual subscriptions. Monthly subscribers to Amazon Prime now have to pay $12.99 each month, an 18 percent jump,...


Government

The Latest: Trump addressing March for Life from Rose Garden

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and his views on abortion rights (all times local): 11:25 a.m. President Donald Trump is addressing the anti-abortion March for Life from the White House Rose Garden. Organizers say the video address Friday makes him the first president to...


Government

Trump steps to forefront of anti-abortion movement

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WASHINGTON (AP) — He once called himself “pro-choice.” But a year into his presidency, Donald Trump is stepping to the forefront of his administration’s efforts to roll back abortion rights. And though his record is mixed and a midterm election looms, abortion opponents say they have not felt so...


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